In August 2012, ABS-CBN business unit and Dreamscape head Deo Endrinal announced it would be serialized, with Martin and Gonzalez in the lead; Malou Sevilla would be at the helm.
attributed the program's success to the effort of its creative team to make sure it "catered to audiences of all ages."
said, "While the creatives made sure it talked to 5-year-old kids while writing the script, they likewise saw to it that the show appealed to older viewers.
Beneath the tale of the Tagabantay battling the Aswang lies a compelling family story, peppered with romance and adventure."
added, "Through the show, we tried to showcase the values inherent in everyday Filipino heroes-courage, sense of justice, wisdom, faith and fortitude.