infobox television
show_name = T.G.I.S (Thank God It’s Sabado)
caption =
format = Teens
camera =
picture_format = 480i SDTV
runtime = 1 hour and 30 minutes
creator = GMA Network & VIVA Television
developer = VIVA Television
starring = Various
country = Philippines
network = GMA Network
first_aired =August 12, 1995
last_aired = November 27 1999
num_episodes = n/a
preceded_by = Saturday Entertainment
followed_by = Click
imdb_id =

"TGIS (Thank God It’s Sabado)" is a defunct youth oriented show aired on GMA Network from 1995 to 1999. It airs every Saturdays, and produced by GMA Network, and VIVA Television. The series was last aired in 1999, and replaced by Click. The title is derived from the expression "TGIF."


Batch 1

The story begins with the life of 5 close friends, Peachy, Wacks, Jackie, Kiko and Chris. Wacks and Kiko met Mickey in a basketball game and they became good friends. Jackie is busy entertaining her long distance calls from international schools where she took entrance exams via embassies and some during their vacation. Wacks and Kiko introduced Mickey to Jackie after their game and they became friends. Kiko at that time was developing a crush on Jackie. Peachy met her old childhood friend, JM when she was riding her bicycle. JM suddenly hit Peachy's bike with his car. Love blossomed between them. But the couple only lasted for a while because JM was still in love his ex-girlfriend, Michelle. So he broke up with Peachy. But then when he was with Michelle, he realized that Peachy is the one he truly loves. Unfortunately, when he went back to Peachy, he saw her lock in an embrace with Joaquin. Since then, JM and Joaquin competed for Peachy's love and attention while Mickey and Cris started developing their love affair from a joke they actually created. After Rain entered the group, JM finally let go Peachy after realizing that Peachy loves Joaquin more. In the midst of love developing among friends, the bond between them has strengthened. Soon, Jackie needs to leave because of her studies.

Awards of T.G.I.S

* Best Youth-Oriented Show, PMPC Star Awards for Television 1997-1999
* Best Teen-Oriented Show, Catholic Mass Media Awards 1997
* Best TV Special Winner "TGI-Xmas" 1998 PMPC Star Awards for Television

TGIS Barkada

First Batch (1995-1997)

* Angelu de Leon as Ma. Patrice "Peachy" Real
* Claudine Barretto as Jackie Andrea "Jackie" Torres (twin sister of Joaquin Torres, appeared only for 3 months)
* Bobby Andrews as Joaquin "Waks" Torres III
* Red Sternberg as Francisco Martin "Kiko" Arboleda De Dios
* Michael Flores as Miguel "Micky" Ledesma
* Raven Villanueva as Cristina "Cris" De Guzman
* Onemig Bondoc as Jose Mari "JM" Rodriguez
* Rica Peralejo as Michelle "Mitch" Ferrer
* Ciara Sotto as Regina "Rain" Abrera

pecial participation of

* Mikee Cojuanco as Sarah Antonina "Tonie" Arboleda De Dios

Directed by: Mark ReyesHead Writer: Kit VillanuevaScriptwriter: Ernest Zenarosa

econd Batch (1997-1999)

* Antoinette Taus as Bianca de Jesus
* Kim Delos Santos as Tere Gonzaga
* Dingdong Dantes as Iñaki Torres
* Dino Guevarra as David
* Sunshine Dizon as Calai
* Polo Ravales as Inocencio "Ice" Martinez
* Anne Curtis as Emily or Em
* Chubi del Rosario as Reyster
* Chantal Umali as Happy
* Ardie Aquino as Benjo
* Jam Melendez as Jag
* Kenneth Cajucom as Marci
* Idelle Martinez as Samantha Real
* Maui Taylor
* Aiza Marquez
* Ciara Sotto as Rain

Directed by: Dominic Zapata

ee also

* List of shows previously aired by GMA Network
* GMA Network

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