PRLog - Feb. 16, 2013 - QUEZON CITY, Philippines -- “Pilipinas Got Talent,” the country’s most successful talent-reality show, goes global in search for the best of the best Filipino talents when it returns to The Filipino Channel (TFC) for its biggest season yet beginning February 16 worldwide and February 17 in Australia, Guam and Sydney.
Filipinos from North America (United States of America and Canada); Europe; Australia; Middle East and the rest of Asia (Japan; Guam, Hong Kong and Singapore) first auditioned via TFC’s monumental talent competition TFCkat for a shot at fame in their own region and with the hope of getting a chance to audition for PGT in the Philippines. After gruelling auditions, the TFCkat winners were finally flown in to the Philippines last January to face the Big Three Judges— “Queen of All Media” Kris Aquino, “Comedy Queen” Ai Ai Delas Alas, and “The Expert” Freddie “FMG” Garcia, as part of their prize.
“We know that Filipinos still have a lot to show especially when it comes to the talent department. That is why the PGT partnered with TFC to mount the global component to give hopefuls a chance. We made this season the biggest season yet so if we really want to make it the biggest, we must also find the best talents in every possible way we can,” explained Business Unit Head, Joyce Liquicia.
From across the nation and across the globe, Filipinos are even more daring this season in showing what they can do after prior seasons of PGT raised the bars of talent. Aside from the popular acts of singing or dancing, auditionees became more innovative and creative in performing acts that have not been done on previous seasons.
“If you think Filipinos are talented with the first three seasons of PGT, wait until you watch season four because we were able to discover even more talents. From an act that fused gymnastics and wall climbing to a nerve-wracking dance act,” executive producer, Richelle Bernal shared.
Adding up to the excitement is a whole new viewing experience as the show takes a different approach in introducing each act, telling the stories behind every auditionee, and opening the show with hosts, Luis Manzano and Billy Crawford in a unique manner.
PGT hopefuls including the TFCkat winners will face the Big Three judges in the audition stage and impress them with their acts. Once they make the cut they will automatically be shortlisted among the contestants to be included in the Judges Cull, where the judges will determine 36 acts that will advance to the Quarter Finals.
For six weeks, six acts will be pitted against one another in a talent showdown, where only two will make it through - one chosen via viewers’ text votes and one by the judges - to complete the roster of semi-finalists.
The 12 semi-finalists will again battle it out in the Semi-Final round until only 6 of them make the last and final cut of the competition to formally enter the Final round. Who among the TFCkat winners will make it to the finals? Who will be the 4th grand winner of “Pilipinas Got Talent”? Don’t miss the premiere of PGT on TFC worldwide on February 16 and in Australia, Guam and New Zealand on February 17. Enjoy PGT also via livestreaming at TFC.tv