Soap opera (often called "telenovela" or "telenobela" by locals) is a serial drama on television or radio which features stories focused on very emotional relationships or problems to inudge much drama.
Channels most known for airing telenovelas are:
- ABS-CBN (Channel 2)
- GMA (Channel 7)
Famous Soap Operas
Some of the most notable Soap Operas in the Philippines are:
- Ang Probinsyano
- Agua Bendita
The term "soap opera" originated from such dramas being typically sponsored by soap manufacturers in the past.