On November 8, 2015, before a crowd of 17,000 at the Albay Astrodome in Legazpi City, Philippines, single momMiho Nishida of Japan and 17-year old “Barrio Rapper from Nueva Vizcaya” Jimboy Martin were crowned winners of ABS-CBN’s Pinoy Big Brother 737 – the 10th year season name for the Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) and PBB Teen Edition reality shows. Nishida and Martin were both granted an Asian tour package, a house and lot, and Php 1 million.
For the past 10 years, the PBB house in the Philippines served as a home to Filipinos from all over the world who showcased their talents, demonstrated the importance of caring for others, manifesting sacrifice and love for family and being true to oneself.
On February 7, 2016 at the Newport Performing Arts Theatre in Resorts World Manila, Reyond Lucky Ancheta andAndree AC Bonifacio known as Lucky Aces, a pair of 12-year-old Filipino Canadian hip hop dancing teens from Richmond, B.C., Canada, were named champions of Dance Kids, the first ever Filipino reality dance talent search for kids produced by ABS-CBN. They took home Php 2 million, a family trip to Hong Kong, a shopping spree worth Php300,000 and a Star Magic contract.
On May 28, 2016, Saturday, from 1pm-7pm, at the TFC Studio in Redwood Shores, California, ABS-CBN The Filipino Channel (TFC) will open its doors to those who dare to dream and aspire not only to be part of the Pinoy Big Brother shows, but also to show to the world their unique performance skills in the new reality singing show, La Banda, and at the return of Dance Kids and the debut of Dance Teens.
No less than acclaimed film and TV director and ABS-CBN TV Production Head Laurenti Dyogi will be present to conduct the open auditions for the shows. The qualifications and requirements are as follows:
For PINOY BIG BROTHER and PINOY BIG BROTHER (Teen Edition)
Male / Female
13 – 35 years old
With a unique/interesting personality
For LA BANDA
14 – 25 years old
For DANCE KIDS and DANCE TEENS
Boys & Girls
4 – 12 years old (KIDS)
13 – 17 years old (TEENS)
Solo or Group (max: 5 members)
Full Body Shot
One (1) valid identification document with proof of age
For more information, visit https://www.tfc-usa.com/auditions/