Idol Philippines will soon air in Kapamilya channel!
The show’s teaser was already released revealing who will be the panel judges and host.
To host this reality singing television competition is Billy Crawford. The line-up of judges lists the biggest stars in ABS-CBN namely –
singer-actress Regine Velasquez – Alcasid, comedian and It’s Showtime host Vice Ganda, singer-actor James Reid, and singer-songwriter Moira dela Torre.
It was reported previously that Vice Ganda was hand-picked by the franchise to be part of the judging body.
Last October 2018, it was already announced that Idol Philippines will reprise with the Kapamilya network.
Back then, it was said that Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez who just signed her contract with the Kapamilya network will be part of the show.
A nationwide audition in different location was held from November 2018 to January 2019. An online audition was also opened last November including call backs of Star Hunts auditionees.
The exact date of the airing was not mentioned. However, it was confirmed that air date will be in April, next month.
This upcoming Idol Philippines is the third adaptation of Simon Fuller’s Idol Franchise. The first one in the Philippines was Philippine Idol which was with ABC Corp (now TV5), and the second was Pinoy idol with GMA network.