It's Showtime (variety show)
||It has been suggested that Drama sa Tanghalan be merged into this article. (Discuss) Proposed since March 2017.|
|Also known as||'Showtime
|Genre||Variety show, Comedy|
|Written by||Jillmer Dy
Maria Anna Isabel Reyes
|Directed by||Bobet Vidanes|
|Presented by||Vhong Navarro
|Theme music composer||DJ MOD and Bobet Vidanes|
|Opening theme||"Showtime (2012 remix)"
performed by It's Showtime hosts
|Country of origin||Philippines|
|Original language(s)||Filipino, English|
|No. of seasons||10|
|No. of episodes||2,338 (as of March 13, 2017)|
|Executive producer(s)||Peter Edward Dizon|
|Location(s)||Studio 3, ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center
Quezon City, Philippines
Kerwin de Mesa
|Running time||200 minutes (Monday – Friday at 12:00 – 15:20 PST)
180 minutes (Saturday at 12:00 – 15:00 PST)
|Picture format||480i (SDTV) (2009–2015)
1080i (HDTV) (2015–present)
|Original release||as Showtime
October 24, 2009 – January 28, 2012
as It's Showtime
February 6, 2012 – present
|Preceded by||Pilipinas, Game Ka Na Ba? (2001–2009)
Happy Yipee Yehey! (2011–2012)
It's Showtime (formerly known as Showtime and Magpasikat) is a Philippine noontime variety show that premiered on October 24, 2009, on ABS-CBN. The show broadcasts from the ABS-CBN Studios at the ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center in Quezon City. The show airs Weekdays from 12:00 nn to 3:20 pm, and Saturdays from 12:00 nn to 3:00 pm, and is presented mainly by Vice Ganda, Vhong Navarro, Anne Curtis, Billy Crawford, Karylle, Mariel Rodriguez and Amy Perez. The show is also broadcast worldwide through The Filipino Channel.
It's Showtime is the second live entertainment program in the Philippines to be broadcast with a true high-definition picture, after ASAP, sports programs and various shows. It's Showtime is also ABS-CBN's longest running noontime variety show after Student Canteen (1958-1965), Kalatog Pinggan (1987-1988), Eat Bulaga! (1989–1995), 'Sang Linggo nAPO Sila (1995–1998), MTB (1998–2005), Wowowee (2005–2010), Pilipinas Win Na Win (2010), and Happy Yipee Yehey! (2011–2012)
- 1 History
- 2 Cast
- 3 Current segments
- 4 Discontinued segments
- 5 Competition
- 6 Special episodes
- 6.1 Wildcard Week
- 6.2 Kids Edition
- 6.3 Campus Clash Edition
- 6.4 Grand Sample Finals
- 6.5 All-Star Barangayan
- 6.6 Holy Week special
- 6.7 It's Showtime Pa-Star Awards
- 6.8 Christmas week special
- 6.9 Summer special
- 6.10 Show anniversaries
- 6.11 Best of Showtime/It's Showtime
- 6.12 Thanksgiving episode
- 6.13 Finals Week
- 7 Reception
- 8 Showtime: The Album
- 9 Tours
- 10 Awards and nominations
- 11 Gallery
- 12 See also
- 13 References
- 14 External links
On October 24, 2009, Showtime premiered as a morning program, airing before the network's noontime shows, and served as the replacement for Pilipinas, Game KNB? following its successful 8-year run. The original cast consisted of Vhong Navarro, Anne Curtis, Kim Atienza, Jugs Jugueta and Teddy Corpuz, and Vice Ganda as the permanent judge. During the third season, the show added previously evicted judges Billy Crawford and Karylle as hosts.
In its first four seasons Showtime's competition format was that three groups, each made up of two to twenty-five members (with no age limit), perform a single performance, either a song and/or dance number. After the group's performance, the judges give a collective "yes" or "no" to the group. If the judges give a "yes", the group is considered part of the main contest, with the judges' scores of the group's performance included in the calculation of the winner. A "no" means exclusion of the group from the main contest. This segment was removed during season 2. In season 3, during the February 16, 2011, episode the segment returned, but with no random selection. Instead the group automatically performs on stage.
The group with the highest average score from the judges wins and proceeds to the weekly finals. All winners throughout the whole week perform in the weekly finals. Whoever wins in the weekly finals gets the chance to compete in the monthly finals. Lastly, all the monthly finalists compete in the season's grand finals.
Aside from the talent competition, Showtime also aired quick, short-term segments that offer cash prizes to the studio audience. On January 1, 2011, the show was moved to the noontime slot temporarily. It returned to its original time slot on February 12, 2011, to give way for Happy Yipee Yehey!. On January 28, 2012, the show aired a special episode to end its two-year competition format as Showtime, and ended with an impartial farewell. On February 6, 2012, it debuted as a reformatted noontime show. It's Showtime was also aired previously on Studio 23 (now ABS-CBN Sports and Action) and CgeTV's website during its relaunch week.
As It's Showtime
Showtime ended its pre-noon time slot run on January 28, 2012, to prepare for a noon time, reformatted show which premiered on February 6, 2012, in its new timeslot, 11:30 am, replacing former noontime program Happy Yipee Yehey!. The show retained all of its hosts, including Vice Ganda, while adding former judges Jhong Hilario, Ryan Bang and Coleen Garcia. Eric Tai was also added as a new host during the pilot episode. It's Showtime aired new long-term segments, while the competitive format returned once again as one of its segments. The competitive format was used for one final season, season five. To cater to the entire family audience, a new competition called Bida Kapamilya was introduced on April 30, 2012, as season six. Throughout the run of Bida Kapamilya, It's Showtime added Joy Rendon (May 19, 2012) and Rhed Bustamante (October 27, 2012) as part of the cast.
Amy Perez and Mariel Rodriguez were added to the show's main hosts on January 2, 2016, after guest co-hosting in December 2015. Coleen Garcia was dropped from the program because of her acting career. Meanwhile, Eric "Eruption" Tai left the show to focus on his sports career and married life. Jhong Hilario temporarily left the show on March 23, 2016 to run for councilor in Makati City; he reprised his hosting duties on May 10, 2016.
Since April 11, 2016, the program was extended until 3:20 pm.
- Vhong Navarro (2009–present)
- Anne Curtis (2009–present)
- Vice Ganda (2009–present)
- Kim Atienza (2009–present; on temporary leave)
- Jugs Jugueta (2009–present)
- Teddy Corpuz (2009–present)
- Billy Crawford (2011–present)
- Karylle (2011–present)
- Jhong Hilario (2012–present)
- Ryan Bang (2012–present)
- Amy Perez (2016–present)
- Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla (2016–present; on maternity leave)
- Joey Marquez (2016–present)
- XB Gensan (2010–present)
- Showtime Dancers (2009–present)
- Mel Feliciano (2009–present)
- DJ MOD (2009–present)
- DJ Nick (2009–present)
- Dumbo (2009–present)
- Jonas (2009–present)
- Zeus Collins (2015–present)
- Jimboy Martin (2015–present)
- Jameson Blake (2015–present)
- Nikko Natividad (2015–present)
- Mccoy de Leon (2015–present)
- Ronnie Alonte (2015–present)
- Jon Lucas (2015–present)
- Ryle Paolo Santiago (2015–present)
- Paulo Angeles (2015–present)
- Luke Conde (2015–present)
- Tom Doromal (2015–present)
- Bugoy Cariño (2017-present)
- Maru Delgado (2017–present)
- Franco Hernandez (2017–present)
- Vitto Marquez (2017–present)
- Rayt Carreon (2017–present)
- Wilbert Ross (2017–present)
- CK Kieron (2017–present)
- Kid Yambao (2017–present)
- Dawn Chang (2016–present)
- Maika Rivera (2016–present)
- Chienna Filomeno (2016–present)
- Kamille Filoteo (2016–present)
- Mikee Agustin (2016–present)
- Jessica Marasigan (2016–present)
- Erin Ocampo (2016–present)
- Krissha Viaje (2016–present)
- Joana Hipolito (Showtime Dancers, 2009–2016; Girltrends, 2016–present)
- Kelley Day (2016–present)
- Mica Javier (2016–present)
- Sammie Rimando (2016–present)
- Junior #Hashtags
- Nicoli Lista
- Aaron Paul Creus
- Aevan Laguilles
- Kiel Ligon
- JC Gumacal
- Gab dela Cruz
- Orange Bilgera
- Nhel Symone Dayrit
- Tawag ng Tanghalan judges
- Head Judge
- Rey Valera (Quarter 1–) (2016–present)
- Quarter 1–present
- Quarter 3–present
- Quarter 4–present
- Ogie Alcasid (2016–present)
- Former hosts/guests
- Coleen Garcia (2012–2016)
- Eric "Eruption" Tai (2012–2016)
- Joy Rendon (2012)
- Rhed Bustamante (2012)
- Rodrigo "Kabayan Kalokalike" Manansala (2014)
- Angelica Jane "Ms. Pastillas Girl" Yap (2015)
- Tommy Esguerra (2015)
- Elly Rose "Happy Birthday Girl" Boñales (2015–2016)
- Enzo Pelojero (2015)
- Bayani Agbayani (2015)
- Ryan Rems Sarita (2015)
- Xia Vigor (2015)
- Karen Reyes (Girltrends; 2016)
- Maris Racal (Girltrends; 2016–2017)
- Loisa Andalio (Girltrends; 2016–2017)
- Miho Nishida (Girltrends; 2016–2017)
- Devon Seron (Girltrends; 2016–2017)
- Barbie Imperial (Girltrends; 2016–2017)
- Riva Quenery (Girltrends; 2016–2017)
- Jane de Leon (Girltrends; 2016–2017)
- Nikki Gonzales (Girltrends; 2016–2017)
- Leyana Magat (Girltrends; 2016–2017)
- Occasional guest co-hosts
- Alex Gonzaga (2014–2016)
- Angel Locsin (2012–2014)
- Angelica Panganiban (2012)
- Bianca Manalo (2010)
- Carmina Villaroel (2012)
- Cristine Reyes (2012)
- Denise Laurel (2013)
- Georgina Wilson (2015)
- Ina Feleo (2011)
- Iya Villania (2010)
- Iza Calzado (2013–2016)
- Jessy Mendiola (2013)
- Jericho Rosales (2013)
- Kim Chiu (2011–2017)
- Maja Salvador (2015)
- Nikki Gil (2010–2011)
- Robi Domingo (2016-2017)
Tawag ng Tanghalan Kids
A cooking segment features a recipe of the day provided by the hosts.
Dancing In Tandem: Nagmahal, Nasaktan, Nagsayaw
Couples showcases the dance performances.
KanTanghalian brings ABS-CBN singers and talents for a song performance every Saturday.
It's Showtime has developed numerous segments, which include pageants, talent contests, quiz shows, interactive games, comedy sketches, and other concepts. Notable segments of It's Showtime are "Sine Mo 'To", "Kalokalike", "AdVice Ganda", "That's My Tomboy", "I am PoGay" and "Magpasikat".
|Discontinued segments of the It's Showtime series|
|Year||Game/Segment Name||Game/Segment Description|
|2017||"Pusuan Mo Vice"||A special segment for Valentine's Day in which studio audience share their love stories live on television headed by host Vice Ganda.|
|2016-2017||"Sinong Nanay Mo?"||Three contestants, aged 13 to 16 years old, compete in a quiz bee with questions in different categories. Every correct answer is equivalent to P 1,000. The player who first gets three correct answers wins the game and is given a medal. The players are accompanied by their parents to support them. The daily winner returns the next day to defend their title. If the defending champion successfully defends their title 10 days straight, they are added to the Honor Roll.|
|"Trabahula / Trabahula Extreme!"||The celebrity player of the day guesses which one of the four madlang workers is the true worker by analyzing their physical traits, skills and knowledge about the occupation. If the celebrity player identifies the correct worker, they win P20,000. The true worker also wins P10,000. However, if the player identifies the wrong worker, the P20,000 top prize is divided equally among the four madlang workers, with the chosen wrong worker receiving an additional P5,000.|
|2016||"Santa Babies"||A kiddie Christmas competition segment where the kids showcase their Christmas dance performance.|
|"12 Gifts of Christmas"||A segment that fulfills the simple dreams of the needy as well as the studio audience during the Christmas season.|
|"Christmas Rapper"||A Christmas competition segment where the contestant showcases their Christmas rap performance.|
|"It's Showtime's Next Tough Model"||Models aged 18–25 years old (male or female) compete through a series of unconventional challenges. In the first round, the models introduce themselves and showcase their skills through an obstacle course. In the second round, the contestants must pose with a mystery item. In the last round, or the "Pika-Pika Question", the models must answer a question containing a mystery word. The daily winner receives P15,000 and gets to participate in the weekly competition, while the losing model receives P5,000 as consolation.|
|Clash of Champions||As an anniversary special, Clash of Champions invites former champions from the Classic Showtime segment to showcase their talents and compete with each other. The judging panel consists of 3 celebrity judges (who will give 60% of the total score) and 40 audience members (who will give 40% of the total score).|
|"Call Mo, Prize Mo"||In celebration of the show's 7th anniversary, seven lucky home viewers get to receive a cash prize and/or a special gift.|
|"Pak Ganern Challenge"||Audience members (minimum of 2) play Pak Ganern (meaning "Yes It Is!", "Yes, That's It!", or simply "That's It!"), a viral renewed and modified Nanay Tatay Filipino children's game popularized by Vice Ganda. The winner of the game receives Php 3,000.|
|Boom Pares||Boom Pares is a matching game for home viewers. The objective of the game is to correctly pair the photos of four hosts. At the start of the game, three telephone numbers are given. The first home viewer to call each number potentially gets a chance to play the game. A wheel determines which phone number is selected. If the chosen home viewer guesses the program host correctly and/or if they pair the photos of the host/s correctly, they win a gift or a cash prize.|
|"House Mo, Show Mo: HashTaraNa!"||Hashtags members visit random houses to give cash prizes to It's Showtime viewers.|
|Drama sa Tanghalan||Drama sa Tanghalan is a sketch comedy skit featuring the segment hosts for "Tawag ng Tanghalan" and other It's Showtime hosts, judges and guests.|
|"KemboTitas"||Female contestants aged 35 and over compete everyday to showcase their dancing skills on throwback and modern dance numbers. They are accompanied by one member of the #HashTags.|
|"The Horns Dance Challenge"||Dance groups showcase their own version of a viral dance challenge accompanied by the song "The Horns" by DJ KATCH.|
|"SingTunado"||Two contestants compete each day. Each contestant is with an It's Showtime host who is their "Singing Tunado" - portrayed by Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla or Anne Curtis and Ryan Bang. The Singing Tunado hums a song and the contestant guesses the song being hummed. The contestant guesses five songs in one minute. Each time the contestant gets a correct answer, they are given P1,000. The contestant with the most number of correct answers wins and is given an additional P5,000. In the case of a tie, the Singing Tunados hum a song together; the first contestant to press the button and answer correctly wins.|
|"Junior Hashtags"||A kiddie competition segment where kids aged 7–12 compete for the Magic 8. In the week long Grand Finals, four grand finalists compete each day. There are four sets of grand finalists who are given a theme for their dance. The winner of each day of the week long Grand Finals is certain of a position in the Magic 8. The losers from the four sets return on the last day to compete for the remaining four positions for the Magic 8. The Magic 8 are the Junior version of Hashtags who are called Junior Hashtags.|
|2015-2016||"Pinilakang Tabingi"||The hosts perform a comedy sketch on a set tilted 22 degrees.|
|"Anne Saya Sa Japan"||Clips of Anne Curtis' trip to Japan are shown before the commercial break. Three telephone numbers are then be revealed after the break. The first person (not part of the studio audience) to call each number will potentially get a chance to answer the hosts' question about Anne's trip. A wheel determines the lucky phone number. If the chosen person answers the question correctly, they win a cash prize.|
|"Singing Mo To"||This is a segment where the person sings an original song at the live music video. This succeeds "Junior Hashtags".|
|"ARTISTAgisan"||In GagamBattle, the hosts form two teams and dress up as giant spiders to play in a life-sized spider fighting match.|
|"COC: Clash of Celebrities"||This segment features different celebrity guest stars competing in different forms of showdown.|
|2015||"Tatak Showtime"||Past contestants and winners of Showtime and It's Showtime segments perform during the program's opening number.|
|"Good Vibes"||The hosts give prizes to lucky audience members.|
|"Hulanino"||"Hulanino" is a guessing game for the hosts and audience members wherein they guess the actions portrayed by means of shadow play depending on the category given.|
|"Liit's Dance"||"Liit's Dance" is a puppeteer competition for groups of celebrities.|
|"ToMiho: A Love Realiserye"||Pinoy Big Brother: 737 big winner Miho Nishida and runner-up Tommy Esguerra share their real-life love story.|
|"Todo BiGay"||A competition open to gays who have talents in different fields.|
|"AdVice Ganda"||Vice Ganda portrays Madam Bertud to provide relationship-related advice to the audience. The segment was originally part of a skit during "Sine Mo 'To".|
|"Nasaan Ka Mr. Pastillas?"||Former AdVice Ganda advice-seeker and Internet sensation "Ms. Pastillas" Angelica Yap participates in a matchmaking segment. "Pastillas Girl" interacts with her admirers from Twitter. Among the eight, there are three of them she will choose from (Topher, Mike and Richard) who will be hailed "Mr. Pastillas". In the October 17 episode of the show, Ms. Pastillas chose Richard as her "Mr. Pastillas".|
|"Ansabe?!"||This segment, whose name is lifted from the Tagalog question "Ano'ng sabi?" (English: "What did you say?"), is a guessing game where two contestants guess a set of words from Prince Bang Hyun Sung (portrayed by Ryan Bang) outside the studio. Since the player cannot hear the words,they have to rely on monitor screens to watch the movement of Ryan Bang's mouth. The players are assisted by Lee Min Jhong (portrayed by Jhong Hilario), while Ryan Bang is accompanied by Minister Kim Chi (portrayed by Kim Atienza). Each guessed word is worth P1,000. An additional P5,000 is awarded on either of these conditions.
If either one or both contestants fail to guess a word, Kim receives a punishment, which is determined from a set of cards.
|"Rock n' Roll to the World"||Funny One grand winner Ryan Rems Sarita shares his so-called "alamat" or his jokes/punchlines in this comedy segment. The title was derived from his famous catchphrase Rock and Roll to the World!|
|"Xia and Kuys"||Vhong Navarro and Billy Crawford do various kiddie activities with "MiniMe 2" grand winner, Xiamara Sophia "Xia" Vigor.|
|"Papa Pogi"||"Papa Pogi" is a contest for men with unconventional looks and talents.|
|"Twerking Girls"||This segment features two girl contestants competing to be the best twerking girl.|
|"Funny One"||A segment where male comedians showcase their talents presented by Bayani Agbayani, Vhong Navarro and Billy Crawford.
|"Sample Queen"||"Sample Queen" is a talent contest for women from different walks of life.|
|"Zumba/Retro Bida"||A dance competition which consists of three groups (with 5-10 members each) with the help of the resident dance instructor. The hosts choose one person from each group to compete for the P15,000 prize.|
|"Istoryahan"||A sub-segment spun-off from "Sine Mo'To" wherein hosts are gathered onstage and one of them tells some tall tale fictional stories and humorous jokes. It is regarded as a filler segment, and is only produced when warranted in cases when the last segment ends earlier than expected and leaves vacant time (more or less than 15 minutes) before the show ends. It is succeeded by "Walang Basagan ng Trip".|
|"Ang Switch Naman"||A newer segment features a woman who turns into a man and a man who turns into a woman. The segment is similar to the combined segments "I Am PoGay" & "That's My Tomboy". He or she both win P 20,000.|
|2014-15||"Isang Tanong, Isang Milyon"||There are 2 rounds in this segment:
1. Elimination Round – There are six contestants who are introduced one-by-one by the hosts. Then the players put the paper containing their in the Bunutan box. The hosts pick one contestant's name from the box to determine which one of the six has the power to play first round. The chosen contestant goes to the podium (to the left side of the stage), introduces themselves and is interviewed. Uusually after this, they will sing/dance if they have a talent. The hosts pick a category and the contestant with power has the right to choose a player. Like the first contestant, the chosen contestant does the same but this time, they go to the podium to the other side of the stage. After that, the contestant with power is asked if they will play or pass to the other player. If they choose play, the two contestants have a face off and copy the pose that Vhong Navarro indicates. Otherwise if pass is seleted, the other contestant answers the question, and if the contestant wins, they now have the power. Otherwise the first contestant will have Php 2000 and if this scenario continues, the host doubles the money of the first contestant. The last person standing wins Php 20000 plus the money that they earned during the rounds and proceed to the jackpot round. If someone loses, they win nothing.
2. Jackpot Round – The winner of the Elimination Round proceeds to this round. The hosts of It's Showtime introduce eight word cards that present a mystery question. Each word is represented by a letter of the word "Showtime". To obtain hints, the player chooses three cards to open. They have 60 seconds to identify and answer the mystery question. If the timer goes off, the player must give a final answer. Then the hosts open the remaining five cards to identify the question and the answer. If the answer is correct, the contestant wins the Php 1,000,000 jackpot prize. Otherwise they win the prize from the elimination round.
|"PINASikat"||"PINASikat" is the reboot of the classic daily competition(dance) of Showtime. It started in 2nd half of 2014 and showcases a wide variety of talent: solo acts, duos, and group performers.|
|"Mini Me" / "Mini Me 2"||"Mini Me" is a segment for kids aged nine and under. Each contestant is featured as a mini version of his or her idol celebrity. They are introduced by the hosts while they pose on the left and right sides of the stage. Afterwards, they perform their chosen talent. The contestants are asked a question and they relate their answer to the audience. The audience rates them as "Good" or "Very Good" by raising placards with these words on either side.|
|2014||"TV Parol"||A segment features a human body with the giant Christmas lantern made for the various objects.|
|"Arte Mo!" (2nd Version)||After the "Sine Mo 'To" segment, this segment is back with the contestants of every single-contestant segment of It's Showtime (e.g. "Gandang Babae", "MiniMe", "I Am Pogay", etc.) with the exception of any talent segment (e.g. "PINASikat", "Bida Kapamilya", etc.) produced by the show. There are thirty random contestants who play in a last-man standing game. A multiple choice question about music, television, movies, etc. with four possible answers is posed to the contestants. A cast member of the show acts out a possible answer. Contestants line up to provide the answer they think is correct. The last person standing wins ₱20,000.|
|"Gandang Lalake: Kuma-Career"||A new segment features a boy who works professionally as a career boy in an office or a school. It's similar to "Gandang Babae" where a girl is transformed into a beautiful woman. But on "Gandang Lalake" a boy becomes a successful career man. He wins Php 20,000 for the weekly finals.|
|"Stars on 45 Volume 2"||"Stars on 45 Volume 2" is a segment featuring contestants aged 45 and over. Contestants sing two songs of their choice. The first is an old-fashioned song and the second is a more modern song. The winners advance to the weekly finals, and then to the grand finals.|
|"Gandang Babae"||This segment features a girl who is transformed into a beautiful woman. She wins Php 20,000 for the weekly finals.|
|"Stars on 45"||"Stars on 45" is a segment featuring contestants aged 45 and over. Contestants sing two songs of their choice. The first is an old-fashioned song and the second is a more modern song. The winners advance to the weekly finals, and then to the grand finals.|
|2013||"Makina Matibay"||The segment is a showdown between Makina, composed of an expert who does a machine job. and Mano-Mano composed of individuals or, a group of contestants depending on their number, who do manual jobs for the week. The challengers both have 75 seconds to do the job and this determines who is the strongest between Men and Machines. They are declared the day's winner. If Mano-Mano wins, they take home cash prizes, but if Makina wins, the cash prize increases until the final battle on Friday.|
|" Bida Kapamilya Celebrity Round"||Celebrities and their families, friends or relatives showcase their talents. Two families battle in the daily performance, but the winners of the daily performance advance to the Saturday semi-finals to determine who advances to the Grand Finals. Isabelle Granada and her family won as the first Bida Kapamilya Celebrity Round Grand Champion. Duncan and Gem Ramos and their family placed second, and the girl-group from X Factor Philippines called A.K.A. Jam and their family came in third.|
|"Bida Kapamilya Round 2"||"Bida Kapamilya" is a competitive family talent competition for the ₱1,000,000 grand finals prize. Two family groups made up of 5 to 25 members battle each other displaying their best family talents. The families share their talents in a group performance called "Hataw Kapamilya". Up to ten points are up for grabs, depending on their average performance score. The family with the most points in the end will win and advance to the weekly, the monthly rounds, and so forth. The winning family in the eliminations chooses their celebrity mentors from a fishbowl to train them for their next competition -weekly, monthly, and if they win - the grand finals).|
|"Kalokalike Level Up"||This is the segment where the semi-finalists and wildcard winners are competing against each other in the "Ultimate Kalokalike Showdown."|
|"Bida Kids"||A special segment where kid groups showcase their performance with the three hurados: two kids and one resident hurado, Jhong Hilario. The best kid group in the grand finals may win P500,000.|
|"Bida Kabarkada"||The top 12 dance crews were chosen from different parts of the Philippines for an ultimate dance showdown to be the first "Bida Kabarkada" Grand Winner.
|"Tandang Pananong"||Plays on weekdays, this game is composed of two pairs: one grandparent and one eldest child aged eight years or younger per team. Before the game proper, grandparents may look at the featured objects found in each question by the hosts and dancers. The main hosts asks a question first and the eldest child may press the buzzer to answer, after which, the grandparent of the team chooses from boxes the exact object the eldest child answered earlier within 10 seconds. If the exact object is correct, they will earn one point, but if it is wrong, no point. The team that gets three points wins P20,000, while the losing team takes home P5,000.|
|"Kalokalike"||"Kalokalike", is an impersonator talent competition in which three contestants compete giving their best imitation of a local or foreign personality. Each impersonation includes an introduction, a monologue and a talent performance. The audience then raise the Kalokalike card if they are impressed or the Kaloka if they are not. The impersonator with the most Kalokalikes between the three hurados wins P20,000 and moves on to the next round.
During "Kalokalike Face 1", minor awards are given to the finalists before the announcement of the winners. The recipient of each award receives P20,000.
In "Face 2", the Ultimate Kalokalike was the look alike of Nicki Minaj.
|"Pinoy Halo-Halo"||This segment is open to Filipinos who are foreign-blooded (half-Filipino, half-foreign) who are ready to share their talents and their stories. Three judges judge their performances. The performer who gets the highest score from the judges wins P20,000 and advances to the succeeding rounds - weekly and eventually, Grand Finals.|
|"Jambunganga"||An A cappella singing competition which presents a cappella groups ranging from 5–12 members who perform a song using only their voices. The best a cappella group wins P50,000 and advances to the succeeding rounds - weekly, semi-finals and eventually, Grand Finals.|
|2012-2015, 2016-2017||"Sine Mo' To"||"Sine Mo' To" is Showtime's sketch comedy segment, which parodies different topics, originally-written stories and personalities. A minimum of three audience members are chosen each day to play a role in the skit. At the end of the segment, these audience players receive a prize in the form of money based on their performance.|
|2012||"Pitik Bulag"||In "Pitik Bulag", two teams of three contestants battle out in a team versus team game. The game starts off with a rock-paper-scissors game to determine which team will answer the first question. The first team to answer three question correctly earns ₱30,000.|
|"Rock the Clock"||In "Rock the Clock" hosted by Kuya Kim, the winner of "Arte Mo! competes in a fast-paced trivial game to have a chance to win the ₱500,000 jackpot prize. The contestant must first choose one of the offered cash cards, which contain the number of seconds they will have in the game. There are two sixty-second cards, two seventy-five-second cards, and one ninety-second card. Once they choose a cash card, they face a game board containing fifteen pictures, each symbolizing a topic question. Each question also has a random peso amount, with a board total of ₱500,000. Before the game begins, the contestant can reorder their first row's topics to potentially answer the questions faster. Once the game begins, the clock will stop after the player finishes each row. At the end of the three rows, they will win whatever is in their earnings. If they answer all of the questions correctly, they win ₱500,000.|
|"Havey o Waley"||This segment features all the hosts and co-hosts who reveal the object of the day. A random audience member is given the chance to make a joke relating to the object. The audience decides whether the joke is "havey o waley" (lit. funny or not) for which they win a prize for participating. The game is only played if there is spare time remaining on the show.|
|"Classic Showtime"||The talent portion of the show remains from the original Showtime, encouraging auditioned groups to showcase their talents, competing with other groups until they are the last ones standing. This time in the reformat, Vice and Jhong are the resident hurados, meaning they cannot be evicted. Three celebrity hurados complete the judging panel and, as usual, face the public vote for every Saturday. Also new is that the winning group wins a grand prize of ₱3,000,000. Two different groups will compete against each other every day, with the winner of the day receiving ₱100,000 for their group and hometown.|
|"The Singing V"||"The Singing V" is a singing game that is a light spin-off from the hit Kapamilya game show, The Singing Bee. The winner from the "Arte Mo!" round advances to the game and chooses one of the guest judges from Classic Showtime as their back-up. The contestant must consistently finish the missing lyrics to a particular song. They have five seconds to finish each race. There are three races in order to accumulate the ₱100,000 grand prize. If the duo fails to complete the race, they end the game with half of their banked winnings, a random studio audience member also receives ₱10,000 through a ballot.
|"Yan Ang Showtime"||A special interest segment where every week, the featured host has a different topic each day ranging from cooking, tips and interesting trivia, and other featured topics.|
|"Dark Dreamer"||After the "Arte Mo!" segment, there is a person behind a silhouette, showcasing their talent in no more than five minutes (on Tuesday). On Saturday, the person behind the silhouette reveals themselves. The segment is a chance to promote their gigs and venues as well as the chance for talent scouts to recognise their talent.|
|"Arte Mo! (1st Version)"||There are thirty random contestants who play in a last-man standing game. The contestants are asked a multiple choice question about music, television, movies, etc. with four possible answers. A cast member of the show acts out a possible answer. Contestants line up to provide the answer they think is correct. The last person standing wins ₱10,000 and advances to "Showtime Goodtime" jackpot round.|
|"Showtime Goodtime"||"Showtime's" newest jackpot round for the winner of "Arte Mo!" There are eight letters that complete the word "Showtime" with each letter having a corresponding amount: S with ₱20,000, H with ₱35,000, O with ₱50,000, W with ₱75,000, T with ₱100,000, I with ₱150,000, M with ₱250,000 and E with ₱1 million pesos. There are two types of balls - one bearing the letters "ITS" while the other has an "X" on it. The contestant needs to get the "ITS" ball through a raffle wheel in order to advance to the next letter. After every letter, the contestant is given an option to proceed with "Showtime" or leave with the cash prize they've earned with "Goodtime" if the contestant keeps proceeding and gets two "X" balls, the game is over and they get only what they won in "Arte Mo!"|
|Discontinued segments of the Showtime series|
|Year||Game Name||Game Description|
|2009||"Ang Tanong, Ang Sagot"||This is the first segment of Showtime to pick up five audience members who answer a question based on a phrase word. If the answer is correct they win ₱1,000.|
|"Dark Dreamer"||In this segment, an amateur singer is hiding under a silhouette while performing during weekdays. They reveal themselves during Saturday's show and promote their gigs or live performances.|
|"Magpasikat"||Showtime also showcased performances by local and international celebrities in a talent portion.|
|"Kantaranta"||The show's presenters play a song and then ask random audience members to fill in the missing lyric/s. The audience members who answer correctly win P1000 each and move on to the Bonus Round, where they get to play for ₱5,000.|
|2009–2010||"Himigsikan"||This musical segment runs every Friday featuring co-host Jugs Jugueta of Itchyworms and Teddy Corpuz of Rocksteddy.|
|2010–2011||"I Know U"||A quiz portion wherein 25 random audience members participate in the game. There are 5 stations composed of 5 members each, vying for the ₱20,000 pesos cash prize.|
|"Hulihin ang Bituin, Kampihan Kapamilya"||This segment is hosted by K Brosas and Pooh and aired on Saturdays and pre-taped in barangays. Fifty contestants battle out in mini-games for ₱100,000. There are six types of mini-games whether it is simply correctly identifying a song that is played, or taking part in a physical dare. After the cancellation of Pilipinas Win Na Win, this segment was carried over for a few more weeks. The Grand Draw of Hulihin ang Bituin was held January 22, with four winners of ₱100,000 and on winner of ₱1,000,000 from all entries sent in nationwide during the promo period.|
|"Sample Sample Sample"||"Sample! Sample! Sample!" is a segment wherein contestants can showcase their talents to the judges and audience. Whoever wins - either an individual, duo, or group - wins ₱20,000 based on the judges' highest average score and comes back the next day as a defending winner. If the contestants' winning streak is at least three days, they automatically win ₱100,000 and a chance to compete in the segment's grand finals. The first grand final was held on December 25, 2010, and the second grand finals was held on February 5, 2011.|
|2011||"Arte Mo!"||In the "Arte Mo!" elimination round, fifty random contestants (ten from a local city and forty from the studio audience) play in a last-man standing game. A multiple choice question about music, television, movies, etc. with four possible answers is be asked. A cast member of the show will act a possible answer. Contestants will line up to provide the answer they think is correct. The last person standing wins ₱10,000 and advances to the "I Know U" jackpot round for a chance to win ₱200,000. The segmentwas discontinued due to time limitation.|
|"Magpasikat: Gig 'Mo To!"||This musical segment runs every Saturday featuring unsigned bands performing.|
One of the major concepts of the Showtime series airing throughout the whole run is the competition, in which talent groups compete against each other in a tournament for the grand finals.
Everyday there are winner/s who compete in the Weekly Finals, the winner/s in the Weekly Finals are one the finalists for the Monthly Finals. The winner/s in the Monthly Finals compete in the Grand Finals.
The best groups that either did not make it to the monthly finals or were in the monthly finals but lost had another chance to compete again in order to win a slot in the Grand Finals. This was called the Wildcard Week. During the week, the main hosts got to switch roles (except for Vice Ganda who was still a judge).
In season one, Vhong Navarro, Anne Curtis, and Kim Atienza were the judges, Teddy and Jugs were the hosts/interviewers, and the longest serving judge Jhong Hilario introduced the group's contestants. At the Wildcard Finals, aired on July 23, 2010, the groups XB Gensan and Boyz Unlimited Dancers tied in the competition and became the 10th and 11th finalists to compete in the Grand Finals.
In season two, Vhong Navarro, Kim Atienza and Jhong Hilario were the judges, Teddy and Jugs were the hosts/interviewers, and ex-judge Bianca Manalo introduced the. Anne Curtis returned on the Wednesday episode but she still had her spot as host/interviewer and did not join the judging panel. On the Thursday and Friday episodes respectively, Anne replaced Vhong Navarro as judge since he was absent. At the Wildcard Finals, aired on December 17, 2010, the group Ground Zero won the competition and became the 10th finalist to compete in the Grand Finals.
In season three, Vice Ganda joined Vhong Navarro in hosting the show while Karylle, Kim Atienza, Billy Crawford, Jugs and Teddy, and Anne Curtis became the judges. At the Wildcard Finals, aired on May 13, 2011, the group The Next Level Octomix Dancers and Street Noize tied the competition and became the 11th and 12th finalists to compete in the Grand Finals.
In season four, Vhong, Billy and Vice reprised their roles as a host/interviewer while Kim, Karylle, Jugs & Teddy, Anne and Showtime resident choreographers Mel Feliciano, May Francisco and Showtime Dancers were judges. Ex-judge Georgina Wilson took over as a host/interviewer in lieu of Vice Ganda who was absent for two days. The Wildcard Finals was aired on December 5, 2011. It was the first time that the Wildcard Finals was extended to include four different groups in one episode who did not make it in either the daily, weekly or monthly finals. The groups Prime Machine and UDC tied the competition and became the 13th and 14th finalists to compete in the Grand Finals.
This week was dedicated to the children in a segment called "Showtime: Kids Edition". During the week, kid group performers showed their talents and kids were also the audience. Nash Aguas and Sharlene San Pedro were the special kid judges who joined the judging panel. There was no voting for eviction during the week. At the end of the week, a final was held where the winner was the Showtime Kids Edition Champion. The kid group "Cea's Angels" won and became Showtime Kids Edition Champion, but they were not eligible to go to the monthly finals with the regular performers. During the season 3 summer special, Nash and Sharlene reprised their role as kid judges together with selected Goin Bulilit kids during the April 4 to 9-week long kids group competition. In season 4, Krista Kleiner, Katya Santos and Goin' Bulilit Kids were the special judges who joined the judging panel. There was no voting by the judges for eviction during the week on December 19 to 23-week long kids group competition. At the end of competition the kid group "JPS Dance Crew" won of P200,000 and 2nd Showtime Kids Edition Champion.
Campus Clash Edition
The "Campus Clash Edition" features group performances of all school levels (Elementary, High School and College/Universities). Jhong Hilario, Gabriel Valenciano, Lauren Young, and Gretchen Fullido were the season's judges. The winning group received P 1 million in cash plus P 500,000 for the school campus. "The Campus Clash Edition" lasted for only a month and took place in January 2012.
Grand Sample Finals
This was the Grand Finals of the segment "Sample! Sample! Sample!" of Showtime held at Studio 2 of ABS-CBN. Five contestants called "Grand Sampolistas" performed their talents for the judges and the audience to become Showtime's First Grand Sample Champion. The longest serving judge Ryan Bang acted as the guest host because of Vice Ganda's absence. The special set of judges for the Grand Sample Finals were former Showtime judges: Dimples Romana, Carmen Soo, Bianca Manalo, and Gladys Reyes. At the end of the episode, Grand Sampolista #5 Remiel Galeno from Caloocan emerged as the winner of the competition. He won the grand prize of P100,000 and became the 1st Grand Sample Champion with a final average score of 9.8 points. On February 5, 2011, the second Grand Finals was held along with the Week 5 weekly finals. The judges of Week 5 (except Vice Ganda) are the ones who made the difficult task of judging the four Grand Sampolistas. Grand Sampolista #4 Red & Pink, a duo group from Quezon City, emerged as the winner and became the 2nd Grand Sample Champion with a final average score of 10 pts. They won the grand prize of P100,000 and were the first ever duo group to win the competition.
Signaling the return of Showtime to its regular time slot, the main competition of the show showcased various talents from groups of different barangays. The first competition was held on February 12, 2011. The guest hurados were news personalities: Ted Failon, Gus Abelgas, Pinky Webb and Karen Davila. The episode also welcomed two new co-hosts for the show: singers Billy Crawford and Karylle.
Holy Week special
In honor of Holy Week, Showtime suspended the daily performances and reflected on the best highlights since the show's launch. Also, the hosts looked back at the previous groups who performed on the show and what they gave back positively in this special time of the year. However, in 2012, It's Showtime continued to air live for the next three days with a special letter sender segment with the usual "Arte Mo" and "Singing V".
In 2013, a drama special was shown in place of its usual format, featuring stories of "Bida Kapamilya" finalists as portrayed by Showtime hosts under the helm of TV directors. The drama special aired again in 2014, featuring stories of the 45 finalists as portrayed by Showtime hosts under the helm of TV directors including interviews with the winners. In 2015, the drama special broadcast stories about the "PINASikat" and "I Am Pogay" finalists as portrayed by Showtime hosts under the helm of TV directors including interviews with the contestants as well as musical performances by :Karylle, Noel Cabangon, Kyla, Jason Dy, Erik Santos and Darren Espanto. In 2016, the drama special returned with new faces: Mariel Rodriguez-Padiila, Amy Perez-Castillo, the Hashtags, the Girltrends, and former Paranaque City mayor and comedian Joey Marquez.
It's Showtime Pa-Star Awards
This segment award is a parody of Star Awards showcasing the host acted occasionally in a Lenten drama scene. It was first awarded in March 2016.
Christmas week special
This week contestants had to use a Christmas theme in their performances. The week had special guest judges Including: TV Patrol reporter Marc Logan, Miss Universe 2010's 4th runner-up Maria Venus Raj and Pilipinas Got Talent judges Comedy concert queen Ai-Ai Delas Alas and Philippines' Queen of all Media Kris Aquino. The weekly finals was aired on December 24, 2010. The all-girl group Ephesians won the competition.
The show had its month-long summer special, featuring talents of various groups each week. The first week featured All-Girl groups while the audience and guest hurados were All-Boys. The second week featured All-Boy Groups while the audience and guest hurados were All-Girls. The third week featured All-Kid groups, guest hurados and audiences. The next three weeks were a battle between Boy Groups versus Girl Groups versus Kid Groups, and the Monthly Finals were held on the last week.
The week of October 18–23, 2010, featured a special episode celebrating Showtime's first anniversary. The contestants consisted of the hosts with ex-hurados and guests. Jugs and Teddy's group with Yeng Constantino, Marc Abaya and Kean Cipriano, Kuya Kim's group with Alessandra De Rossi and Gloc-9, Anne Curtis' group with singers Robert Sena, Led Sobrepeña III and Bugoy Drilon, Vhong Navarro's group with Jhong Hilario, Archie Alemania, Izzy Canillo and Bugoy Carino and Vice Ganda's group with beauty queens Precious Lara Quigaman and Miriam Quiambao. The groups were judged by a special set of celebrity hurados namely returning judge Gladys Reyes, Gary Valenciano, Luis Manzano, Arnel Pineda, and the Kimerald loveteam of Kim Chiu and Gerald Anderson. At the end of the episode, the winners of the competition were Jugs and Teddy's group.
The show's second anniversary, October 17–22, 2011, suspended daily competitions for the hosts to show their hidden talents and become contestants themselves. Two hosts performed each day and they were judged by a special set of hurados: Celebrity doctors Manny Calayan and Vicki Belo, Director Cathy Garcia-Molina, "Queen of Fragrances" Joel Cruz and Celebrity fashion designer Liz Uy. For the second anniversary, some of former contestants/groups and judges from the previous season performed to introduce the second anniversary week including Showtime's game segments like "Kantaranta", "Arte Mo!" and "I know U!". On October 22, Anne Curtis won the competition getting a perfect score of 10 from all the hurados and received P100,000 which she donated to a charity. Billy Crawford and Vice Ganda were the runners-up and received P50,000 each for their chosen charities.
The show's third anniversary, October 22–27, 2012, had no competition after the "Bida Kapamilya" finals were held. This time, the hosts were grouped into pairs, after their solo performances two years ago. These pairs showed their hidden talents as contestants themselves. There were one or two pairs to perform each day and it was determined by the special set of hurados: (actress Eula Valdez, talent manager Alfie Lorenzo and his wife Angge, actor-singer Jericho Rosales and veteran actress Maricel Soriano). At the end of the week, teams Anne & Karylle, Jugs & Teddy, and Billy & Vhong all had perfect scores for a triple tie, and each won P100,000 prize money for their chosen charity.
The show's fourth anniversary, was the week of October 21–26, 2013. Once again, the hosts were grouped into pairs or trios and they showed their hidden talents as contestants. They were judged by a special set of hurados: comedy actress Ai-Ai de las Alas, TV hosts Amy Perez and Ruffa Gutierrez, and singers Robert Seña and Isay Alvarez-Seña). At the end of the week, 3rd place went to Team Billy Vhong and Coleen, 2nd place went to Team Vice and Kuya Kim, (Vice performed as a solo in place of his partner Kuya Kim after his successful hospital recovery), and the Grand Championship went to Team Teddy, Karylle and Jugs. Half of the cash prizes went to the victims of the Visayas earthquake through ABS-CBN's relief arm Sagip Kapamilya, while the rest went to the winners' chosen charity.
The show's fifth anniversary, October 20–25, 2014, revived a previous segment "Arte Mo!" while "Sine Mo'To" featured sequels to past stories that had been told in the segment. The hosts once more were grouped into pairs or trios, and one team performed during the five-day competition period. The performers were judged by a special set of hurados: singer Pops Fernandez, former APO Hiking Society member and social media activist Jim Paredes, and actress Cherie Gil). At the end of the competition, the third place prize went to Anne and Coleen, who performed a two-woman band and acrobatic stunts. Second place went to Vhong and Jhong, who performed a skit about their friendship that resulted in a work of art featuring their faces. And the Grand Championship went to the trio of TBJ-Teddy, Billy and Jugs, who did a mock game show and one audience member took home P90,000. The winning team's cash prize went to their chosen charity, as did the two non-winning teams' P50,000.
The show's sixth anniversary was the week of October 19–24, 2015. Once again, the hosts were grouped into pairs or trios and showcased their special talents in a five-day competition period - one team per day. The performers were judged by this year's hurados, divided into three pairs: Sakto tandem Amy Perez and Marc Logan, original heartthrobs Tirso Cruz III and Edgar Mortiz, and Forevermore loveteam BangLi Bangky and Lilia Cuntapay. At the end of the week, third place went to the group of Anne, Kuya Kim and Eruption who did a performance on the environment. As well Kuya Kim's hair was shaved on live TV towards the end of their performance which imparted a message itself about climate change. Second place went to the group of Karylle and Jhong who did an all-original, mini-musical skit. Team Vice-Jugs-Teddy was the grand champion, which marked Vice Ganda's first championship. The trio did an optical illusion, which has never been done on any live program, and sang their original composition. Each of the winning teams got P100,000, P200,000, and P300,000 respectively for their chosen charities.
The show's seventh anniversary was the week of October 17–22, 2016. The hosts as well as the members of Hashtags and Griltrends were grouped into pairs or trios and showcased their special talents in a five-day competition period - One team per day. The performers were judged by: Mel Villena, Precious Lara Quigaman, Nick Olanka, Jolina Magdangal and, Senator Sonny Angara.
Best of Showtime/It's Showtime
In 2010, the show held its first year-end special week. This was hosted by Vhong Navarro, Anne Curtis, Kim Atienza, Teddy Corpuz, Jugs Jugueta and Vice Ganda. This week highlighted the best and funniest scenes and performances by the contestants, judges, and hosts since the beginning of Showtime.
In 2011, the show held its year-end special week. Like the previous year, the host highlighted the best and funniest scenes and performances by the contestants, judges, and hosts in seasons threed and four of Showtime.
In 2012, the show held its year-end special week for only four days after the Christmas special. This year highlighted the best and funniest scenes and performances of the contestants, judges, and hosts of It's Showtime for the previous 11 months since it debuted on the noontime slot in February.
In 2013, the show held its year-end special for only 3 days. This year highlights were featured some of the former contestants and various performers on the show.
In 2014, the show held its year-end special for only 4 days for the fifth anniversary of It's Showtime. This year's highlights featured some of the former contestants and various performers on the show.
In 2015, the show held its year-end special for only 3 days after the Christmas Special. This year's highlights featured some of the former contestants, former segments, and various performers on the show, their sixth anniversary kick-off, their "Magpasikat" performances, and the show's anniversary special.
On January 28, 2012, the day after the finals of the "Campus Clash Edition", the show aired a special episode wherein they gave thanks to its loyal viewers with different performances by past contestants and winners. The episode also featured the show's staff and the previous judges and their contributions to the show's success. The episode ended ambiguously with the hosts exiting the stage while entering an arc decorated with words giving thanks to the viewers. The episode caused quite a stir with fans and online users as many speculated that Showtime was cancelled. It was hinted during the show that followed its timeslot, Happy Yipee Yehey!, during a cold opening sketch done by its main hosts that Showtime would only say goodbye for a week while it was HYY saying goodbye forever. This was leter confirmed in news reports - HYY was indeed cancelled and the relaunched Showtime would replace it under the title It's Showtime.
This was the first time that instead of the usual format, which is after the wildcard finals, were the Grand Finals. The show had its Finals Week, where the viewers got to know the finalists right before the actual Grand Finals. In October 15–19, 2012, nine finalists for "Bida Kapamilya" were introduced for the entire week. These family teams were joined by their celebrity mentors who trained and motivated each family team.
It's Showtime scored a 13.6% national rating when it made its debut on the noontime slot on February 6, 2012. The episode received an overall 16.3% rating when the viewership numbers from Studio 23 were added. Initially placing behind Eat Bulaga!, the show's rating peaked to a 20.9% national rating during the final of the "Bida Kapamilya" segment and its third anniversary week-long celebration.
The final of the "Kalokalike" segment garnered a 26.8% national rating on June 2, 2013, leaving Eat Bulaga! and Wowowillie with 13.2% and 2.8% ratings, respectively. The final of the segment's second iteration posted a 21.6% national rating, once again beating Eat Bulaga! and Wowowillie with 15.8% and 2.6% ratings, respectively.
Showtime was suspended by the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) for twenty days. This was due to comments uttered by guest judge Rosanna Roces against certain groups, especially teachers, heard live on January 7, 2010. As a form of self-regulation, ABS-CBN relieved Roces of her jury duty, but a suspension was still served against the show effective January 11, 2010. It returned on February 1. In the meantime, a placeholder show called Magpasikat took over Showtime's timeslot. The show had essentially the same format as with Showtime, except that the competing groups were composed of celebrities.
However, the suspension period lasted for only six days after the Court of Appeals issued a 60-day temporary restraining order against the MTRCB on January 15, 2010. The issuance of the order, and therefore the return of Showtime was announced later on Magpasikat.
On March 26, 2010, MTRCB ordered a total one-month suspension of the program because of the incident, including the replacement Magpasikat. The MTRCB also directed the filing of criminal charges against Florida Tan, ABS-CBN vice-president for programming, and other officers "responsible for the violation." Bong Osorio, head of ABS-CBN's Corporate Communications said that the suspension was not yet final and that they were seeking appeal before the Office of the President. However the variety show won the case because the MTRCB had not presented new arguments that would justify a reversal of its previous resolution.
"Pastillas Girl" controversy
"Nasaan Ka Mr. Pastillas?" was a daily reality-dating game serial which drew the ire of netizens and the women's group Gabriela. Because of various complaints from online social networking sites, MTRCB summoned the show's executives to discuss the segment. After a thorough investigation, MTRCB imposed "self-regulation" on It's Showtime because of the segment.
Showtime: The Album
|Showtime: The Album|
|Released||October 15, 2010|
|Producer||Jonathan Manalo (executive)|
- "Showtime Theme" – Showtime cast
- "Magpasikat" – Teddy Corpuz
- "Madlang People" – Song created by DJ M.O.D.
- "Hari Ng Dance Floor" – Vhong Navarro
- "We'll Get There" – Anne Curtis
In 2010, Showtime held live shows from February 1 to 6 in Cebu. Voting for judges was suspended as Sheryn Regis and Gab Valenciano stepped in as special judges. The program also had a special episode featuring highlights from the One Kapamilya Go event at the Great America in Santa Clara, CA which took place on September 12, 2010. The special episode aired on October 7, 2010, exclusively on The Filipino Channel. The special judges consisted of Pooh, Angelica Panganiban, Michael Copon, Gelo of Barangay USA and Vice Ganda.
In 2014, the It's Showtime hosts performed in Canada as a part of the program's fifth anniversary celebration.
Awards and nominations
|2010||24th PMPC Star Awards for Television||Best Talent Search Program||Cast and crew||Won|||
|Best Talent Search Program Host||Vhong Navarro, Anne Curtis, Kim Atienza and Vice Ganda||Nominated|
|2011||25th PMPC Star Awards for Television||Best Talent Search Program||Cast and crew||Won
(tied with Talentadong Pinoy)
|Best Talent Search Program Host||Anne Curtis, Vhong Navarro, Vice Ganda, Kim Atienza, Billy Crawford, Karylle, Jugs and Teddy||Nominated|
|2012||8th USTv Student's Choice Awards||Best Reality Show||Cast and crew||Won|||
|34th Catholic Mass Media Awards||Best Entertainment Program||Cast and crew||Nominated|||
|26th PMPC Star Awards for Television||Best Reality and Game Show||Cast and crew||Won|||
|Best Reality and Game Show Host||Anne Curtis, Vhong Navarro, Vice Ganda, Kim Atienza, Billy Crawford, Karylle, Ryan Bang, Coleen Garcia, Jhong Hilario, Jugs and Teddy||Won|
|2013||9th USTv Students' Choice Awards||Best Variety Show||Cast and crew||Won|||
|Best Variety Show Host||Anne Curtis||Won|
|27th PMPC Star Awards for Television||Best Variety Show||Cast and crew||Won|||
|Best Male TV Host||Billy Crawford||Won|
|Best Female TV Host||Anne Curtis||Won|
|2014||Yahoo! OMG! Philippines Awards||Best Male TV Host||Vhong Navarro||Won|||
|28th PMPC Star Awards for Television||Best Variety Show||Cast and crew||Won|||
|Best Male TV Host||Billy Crawford||Won|
|Best Female TV Host||Anne Curtis||Won|
|2015||2015 Golden Screen TV Awards||Outstanding Variety Program||Cast and crew||Nominated|||
|13th Gawad Tanglaw Awards||Best Variety Show||Cast and crew||Won|||
|2nd Paragala Central Luzon Media Awards||Best Variety Show||Cast and crew||Won|||
|Best Male TV Host||Vice Ganda||Won|
|11th USTv Students' Choice Awards||Best Variety Show||Cast and crew||Won|||
|29th PMPC Star Awards for Television||Best Musical Variety Show||Cast and crew||Nominated|||
|Best Male TV Host||Vice Ganda||Won|
|Best Female TV Host||Anne Curtis||Won|
|2016||2nd Aral Parangal Awards of the Young Educators’ Council of SOCKSARGEN (YECS)||Best TV Variety Show||Cast and crew||Won|||
|12th USTv Students' Choice Awards||Best Variety Show||Cast and crew||Nominated|||
|Best Variety Show Host||Anne Curtis||Won|
|2016 Golden Laurel Lyceans’ Choice Media Awards||Best Noontime Show||Cast and crew||Won|||
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