MariMar is a Filipino drama series previously being broadcast in GMA Network, starring Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes. Though a remake-adaptation of a Mexican telenovela the setting and some of the storylines were altered. Directed by Joyce E. Bernal and Mac Alejandre, the series premiered on August 13, 2007 and ended on March 14, 2008. It was aired internationally with a one week delay on GMA Pinoy TV, which became a huge success to Filipino viewers abroad. The series also aired in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Cambodia, Uganda and in the United States And on Fil-Am Digital TV Network.