PRESS STATEMENT FROM ABS-CBN:
"They almost made it to the grand finals Pilipinas Got Talent. Now, they have a second chance. And they don’t need to win the judges’ nods but they will need to get the most votes from the viewers.
"This Saturday (June 11), six semi-finalists from PGT will once again set foot on stage to get into the finals in the talent-reality show’s first ever wild card round.
"Semi-finalists Rico the Magician, Skeights, Collins Gutierez, Next Generation Band, Kenny Padalla and Joy’s Diva will all compete for the two remaining slots this week.
"The fate of the wildcard contestant’s now solely lies in the hands of the viewers. The top two semi-finalists who will garner the most number of votes will advance to the grand finals.
"Last Sunday (June 5), powerdance duo Leoniel Enopia and Elizabeth Dazo were named as the 11th grand finalist together with instant YouTube hit and male diva Marcelito Pomoy. Marcelito were chosen by the judges over Joy’s Diva.
"Ever since its launch last februrary, PGT continues to dominate nationwide TV ratings on weekends. Last Saturday, PGT scored a national TV rating of 25.4% versus rival shows GMA-7’s Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho (17%) and TV5’s Talentadong Pinoy (6.8%). It also ruled last Sunday when the show rated at 26.1% nationally versus GMA-7’s Show Me Da Manny (9.1%), according to Kantar Media/TNS.
"Who will take the last two spots before the grand finals? Don’t miss Pilipinas Got Talent 2, hosted by Luis Manzano and Billy Crawford with judges Kris Aquino, Ai-Ai Delas Alas, and Freddie M. Garcia, airing every Saturday at 9 PM and Sunday at 8:30 PM on ABS-CBN."
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