StarStruck Kids

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StarStruck Kids
Created by GMA Network
Directed by Lino Cayetano
Presented by Jolina Magdangal
Season 1 Graduates
Judges Christopher de Leon
Janice de Belen
Aiza Seguerra
Country of origin Philippines
No. of episodes 72
Executive producer(s) Wilma Galvante
Running time Ordinary: 30-60 minutes
The Final Judgment: 2 hours
Original network GMA Network
Original release March 20 – June 26, 2004
External links
StarStruck Kids
Final 14 (2004)
Kurt Perez Ultimate Male Survivor
Sam Bumatay Ultimate Female Survivor
Miguel Tanfelix First Prince
Ella Guevara First Princess
JM Reyes June 4, 2004
Bea Binene June 4, 2004
Gabriel Roxas May 21, 2004
Sandy Talag May 14, 2004
Shamel Leask May 7, 2004
Paul Salas April 30, 2004
Uno Guerta April 23, 2004
Serge Septimo April 16, 2004
Renz Juan April 9, 2004
Madi Yu April 2, 2004
Note: The First Prince and First Princess designations
were applied retroactively in 2006.

The junior season of StarStruck premiered on March 20, 2004. The council was formed with Christopher de Leon, Janice de Belen and Aiza Seguerra representing it. The show was hosted by Jolina Magdangal.

The StarStruck Alumni co-hosted by Mark Herras and Jennylyn Mercado (StarStruck: Season 1 The Ultimate Survivor). Rainier Castillo and Yasmien Kurdi (StarStruck: Season 1 The Runner-up). Together with Nadine Samonte, Dion Ignacio, Christian Esteban, Katrina Halili, Tyron Perez†, Sheena Halili, Jade Lopez, Anton dela Paz, Cristine Reyes and Alvin Aragon (StarStruck: Season 1 The Avengers).


StarStruck it was announced the junior version on GMA Network's variety program, SOP, where the hosts invited the young contestants aging from 5 to 7 years old to audition for the next and new upcoming StarStruck Kids. Like its first season, much of the auditions were held at the GMA Network's headquarters and at SM Supermalls throughout the Philippines.

The pilot episode was aired on March 20, 2004. With a new set of Survivors and more rigid tests. The same rules were applied in selecting the Ultimate Survivors. StarStruck is shown only weekdays having Mondays to Thursdays will be tests and Fridays would be the elimination night. The show held it’s the Final Judgment on June 26, 2004 at the Aliw Theater.

In the spin-off year of the reality-talent search, Out of thousands who auditioned, only TOP 100 was chosen for the first cut. From TOP 100, it was trimmed down to TOP 60, then from TOP 60 to TOP 30, and from TOP 30 to the Final 14 finalists. The Final Fourteen Kids Survivors underwent various workshops and trainings in order to develop their personalities, talents, and charisma. But, the twist is that every week, one of the Final 14 K may have to say goodbye until only four remain. Those who were eliminated were dubbed as "StarStruck Avengers".

The Final Four Survivors will vie for the coveted "Ultimate Male Survivor" and "Ultimate Female Survivor" titles, each of them has received (P 1,000,000) pesos and exclusive contracts from GMA Network. The Runner-up, received (P 100,000) pesos each. The StarStruck Avengers (the losing contestants) also received an exclusive contracts from the network.

The Final 14 Survivors[edit]

When the Final 14 was chosen, they are assigned to different challenges every week that will hone their acting, singing, and dancing abilities. Every Friday, one is meant to leave the competition until there were just 6 others who are left. From Final 6, there will be two of them who will be eliminated and after the elimination of the two; the Final 4 will be revealed. The Final 4 will be battling with each other on the Final Judgment. People will choose who they want to win the competition by text voting. 30% of the result will come from the text votes and the remaining 70% is from the StarStruck council.

Contestant Age Hometown
Bea Binene 6 Quezon City
Gabriel Roxas - Quezon City
Ella Guevara 5 Quezon City
JM Reyes 5 Valenzuela
Kurt Perez 6 Nueva Ecija
Madi Yu - Manila
Miguel Tanfelix 5 Cavite
Paul Salas 5 Quezon City
Renz Juan 6 Quezon City
Sandy Talag 6 Baguio
Shamel Leask - Antipolo
Sam Bumatay 5 Manila
Serge Septimo - Cavite
Uno Guerta 6 Manila

The Final Judgment[edit]

The Final Judgment for the junior season was held on June 5, 2004 at the Aliw Theatre. hosted by Jolina Magdangal, with (StarStruck: Season 1 StarStruck Alumni) co-hosted. Sam Bumatay of Manila is the "Ultimate Female Survivor" and Kurt Perez of Nueva Ecija is the "Ultimate Male Survivor" were proclaimed the "Ultimate Survivors" and each of them received (P 1,000,000) pesos each plus exclusive contracts from GMA Network. While Ella Guevara of Quezon City and Miguel Tanfelix of Cavite were proclaimed the "Runner-up" each of them received (P 100,000) pesos each and exclusive GMA Network contracts. The "Starstruck Avengers" also received exclusive contracts. The Final Judgment gained 35.2% in ratings.

There were no plans yet for a second season probably because of too much psychological pressure on children during their talent tests.

Signature Dances[edit]

There are signature dances and songs made in each batch. With this batch, their signature dances and songs are:

Elimination Chart[edit]

Male Female Final 14 Final 4
StarStruck Avenger Runner-up Ultimate Survivor
Challenge Winner Safe Bottom Group Eliminated
Week (2004) 04/02 04/09 04/16 04/23 04/30 05/07 05/14 05/21 05/281 06/042 06/26
Place Contestant Result
1–2 Kurt Perez Safe Safe Safe Safe CW Safe CW Bottom 4 Safe Final 4 Ultimate Male Survivor
Sam Bumatay Safe CW Safe Safe Safe CW Bottom 4 Safe Safe Final 4 Ultimate Female Survivor
3–4 Miguel Tanfelix Safe Safe CW Safe Bottom 3 Safe Safe Bottom 4 Safe Final 4 First Prince
Ella Guevara CW Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Bottom 4 Safe Safe Final 4 First Princess
5-6 JM Reyes Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Bottom 4 Safe Elim StarStruck Avenger
Bea Binene Safe Safe Safe CW Safe Bottom 3 Bottom 4 CW Safe
7 Gabriel Roxas Safe Safe Safe Bottom 3 Bottom 3 Safe Safe Elim
8 Sandy Talag Safe Bottom 3 Safe Safe Safe Bottom 3 Elim
9 Shamel Leask Bottom 3 Bottom 3 Safe Safe Safe Elim
10 Paul Salas Safe Safe Bottom 3 Bottom 3 Elim
11 Uno Guerta Safe Safe Bottom 3 Elim
12 Serge Septimo Safe Safe Elim
13 Renz Juan Bottom 3 Elim
14 Madi Yu Elim
  1. ^ It was a non-elimination week. But the following week the two survivors were eliminated from the competition on June 4, 2004.
  2. ^ The Final 4 was chosen on June 4, 2004. And the last avengers were Bea Binene and JM Reyes. The first called to be eliminated was Bea Binene and the second was JM Reyes.

Other Seasons[edit]

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