PRESS STATEMENT FROM GMA-7:


"This Sunday (September 16), the five celebrity mentors and their respective protégés join on stage and perform together for a showdown for survival.

"North and Central Luzon mentor Ricky Davao and protégés Shelly Hipolito and Bryan Benedict star in an action sequence. Bryan plays the hero captured and tortured by his godfather Ricky while Shelly is Bryan 's love interest. 

"Mega Manila mentor Roderick Paulate plays a modern-day family man who copes with his dysfunctional relationship with a gay son played by Japs de Luna and a lesbian daughter played by Elle Ramirez.

"South Luzon mentor Gina Alajar together with protégés Thea Tolentino and Zandra Summer play a family of modern-day witches who resort to witchcraft in order to win the heart of the man loved by Zandra and Thea.

"In a fictional and humorous short film, Visayas mentor Jolina Magdangal and her protégés Jeric Gonzales and Mikoy Morales star as boyband wannabes who use the power of a mysterious necklace called Kuwintas ng Kasikatan to fulfill their dreams.

"Mindanao mentor Phillip Salvador joins protégés Ruru Madrid and Arny Ross in a story about an older guy (Philip) falling for a younger woman (Arny) pursued by a younger man (Ruru). 

"Can Bryan and Shelly overcome their recent rift and perform to the best of their abilities in front of the judges?

"Will Japs' feeling of insecurity towards his former mentor Ricky affect his performance now that he is under Mentor Roderick?

"Another surprising elimination awaits the Final 10. And one of them will be sent home.

"Catch Protégé: The Battle for the Big Artista Break's 4th Elimination Night this Sunday at 8:30 p.m. after IBilib on GMA-7."


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