Pilipinas Got Talent (PGT) Season 5 is coming soon: Audition schedule, news and updates

MANILA, Philippines - Kapamilya host and comedian Luis Manzano officially announced today, May 17, 2015 the Season 5 of Pilipinas Got Talent (PGT), local franchise of the worldwide popular talent show 'Got Talent.'

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"Kapamilya, kayo naman ang may chance na magpakita ng talento dahil malapit ng magbalik ang Pilipinas Got Talent Season 5. Dapat nyo'ng abangan," Manzano said.

The PGT host mentioned the comeback of PGT after the performance of Asia's Got Talent (AGT) grand winner El Gamma Penumbra and other Pinoy finalists Gwyneth Dorado and Junior New System on ABS-CBN's noontime variety show ASAP 20.

Filipino shadow play group El Gamma Penumbra became part of the third season of the PGT as grand finalist.

The national franchise has started airing in the Philippines on February 20, 2010. The second and a third season aired back to back in 2011 while the fourth season premiered on February 16, 2013. Winners of the talent competition include Jovit Baldivino, Marcelito Pomoy, the Maasinhon Trio, and Roel Manlangit. All four are singing acts. The winner of each season received ₱2,000,000.

UPDATE: Billy Crawford and Luis Manzano, hosts of previous seasons of Pilipinas Got Talent franchise will reprise their hosting duties.

Ai-Ai Delas Alas and Kris Aquino will not return in the judging panel. Delas Alas will not return as she switched to GMA Network in 2015. Aquino will not also return due to alleged health problems.

READ: Meet the judges of Pilipinas Got Talent Season 5 (PGT 2016)

PGT Season 5 Audition Schedule and Venue ( check back for more update):

September 25, 2015 Update: ABS-CBN pn Friday officially announced 2015 audition schedules for PGT Season 5 where the judges are expected to visit some of key cities including Manila, Batangas, Cebu, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, and Davao.

  • October 10 and 11 - Faith Catholic School (Northgate), #2 President Laurel Highway, Tanauan City, Batangas
  • October 16 and 17 - Almendras Gym, Davao City Recreation Center, Quimpo Blvd., Davao City
  • October 24 and 25 - Benedicto College, A.S. Fortuna St., Mandaue City, Cebu
  • November 6 and 7 - ABS-CBN Center Road, Mother Ignacia St., Quezon City

Note: ABS-CBN will also accept online auditions. Interested applicants may send videos to http://audition.abs-cbn.com/pilipinasgottalent (for activation).

January 8, 2016 Update: Get ready for Manila Live auditions on January 12-14. Here are the details:
  • FREE TICKETS for Manila Live Auditions at KIA Theater, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City. For FREE tickets, call Pauline Alcaraz at 09062300947
  • First show - gates open at 11am
  • Second show - gates open at 4pm

PGT Season 5 auditions

Aside from the major auditions, PGT will have mini-auditions where it can be held in several provinces and cities in the Philippines and judged by the staff of Pilipinas Got Talent.

More updates coming up. Stay tuned.

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