1. Descendants of the Sun
Why: Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo (SongSong, get it?) starred in this hit military Korean drama. Yup, men in uniform are srsly HOT AF.
2. Stranger Things
Why: Netflix’s sci-fi series brilliantly revived the nostalgic horror movies of '80s past. Also, the return of Winona Ryder proves she does live forever.
3. Legend of the Blue Sea
Why: The on-going K-drama starring Lee Mon Ho and Jun Ji Hyun is a modern and funny (really, it is) take on a classic tale of a mermaid and a human that fall in love.
Why: More than 10 years after the original series premiered, GMA 7 relaunched its hit fantasy series with fresh new faces making up the lead cast of Sang’gres: Glaiza de Castro, Kylie Padilla, Gabbi Garcia, and Sanya Lopez.
5. Dolce Amore
Why: Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil enchanted their audience with a grand love story set in Italy. Our girl Liza slayed her Italian accent!
6. Ang Probinsyano
Why: Rarely does a teleserye run for a year but Ang Probinsyano is an exception. The hit Coco Martin-headlined action series has been on air on the Kapamilya network since September 2015.
7. Moonlight Drawn by Clouds
Why: Yup, this is the third K-drama on the list! This period series stars Park Go-Bum and Kim You-Jung and tells the story of a prince who falls in love with his right hand man—who is actually a woman in disguise!
8. Born for You
Why: This is the first teleserye of the new love team of Elmo Magalona and Janella Salvador after the actor moved to ABS-CBN from GMA.
9. Cinderella and Four Knights
Why: As the title suggests, this K-drama (Yup, the FOURTH on this list!) is about a woman who finds herself working in a rich household with four handsome men who try to win her affection. The drama stars Jung Il-Woo, Ahn Jae-Hyun, Lee Jung-Shin, Park So-Dam, Choi Min, and Son Na-Eun.
10. On the Wings of Love
Why: James Reid and Nadine Lustre’s hit ABS-CBN teleserye tells the story of young love, ambition, and the bittersweet lives of OFWs.
This list is based on the top trending TV shows on Google in the Philippines. For the Year in Search, visit Google.com/2016.
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