Kabarkada, Break the Bank
|Kabarkada, Break the Bank|
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|Executive producer(s)||Leo Katigbak|
|Camera setup||multi-camera set up|
|Running time||1 hour|
|Original network||Studio 23|
|Picture format||480i SDTV|
|Original release||August 27 – December 28, 2007|
Kabarkada, Break The Bank is a Philippine TV game show by Endemol. It was first aired on August 27, 2007, on Studio 23 and is hosted by Mo Twister. The show is a spin-off from ABS-CBN's Kapamilya, Deal or No Deal which is also from Endemol.
(Celebrity offer) A videotaped recording of a big star, popular celebrity/personality offers a prize to the contestant, which could be from her/his sponsors or endorsement products or her/his personal items.
(derived from Mo's name - host) The unknown amount inside the suitcase is automatically multiplied up to five times its original value.
This segment is derived from the controversial and most talked about radio segment of DJ Twister, entitled "Forbidden Question". The caller answers a trivia question and can bid to add more money to the suitcase. Contestant can add a certain amount to what is inside the suitcase, and it is up to Mo to approve it, provided that the contestant can answer a rather easy trivia question. A question has a corresponding money prize. The money prize can be sponsored by a client.
Banker on the street
A man-on-the-street video recording is shown, offering the contestant prizes ranging from cash to simple funny things like a comb or a piggy bank.