Many viewers nationwide tuned in to the premiere of “Your Face Sounds Familiar: Kids,” as the program’s cute performers impersonated local and international music icons.
Based on data from Kantar Media, the program led the list of the most watched programs in the country last weekend (Jan 7 and 8). Its first episode last Saturday recorded a national TV rating of 31.4%, beating GMA’s “Magpakailanman,” which only got 18.8%. “Your Face Kids” also drew more viewers last Sunday with 33.2%, a solid 17-point lead over “Tsuperhero’s” 16.2%.
Breakout Child Star Awra Briguela was named the edition’s first weekly winner, winning 24 points, for his spot-on impersonation of Dionesia Pacquaio. He not only impressed jurors Sharon Cuneta, Gary Valenciano, and Ogie Alcasid, but also the online world, where the video of his performance trended and was widely shared. Awra won P50,000, and an additional P50,000 to be given to his chosen charity, Harvesters’ Foundation, Inc.
Following him in the ranking were Dance Sweetheart AC Bonifacio as Britney Spears (19 points), Big Shot Belter Elha Nympha as Beyonce (18 points), and Talented Cutie Sam Shoaf as Bruno Mars (17 points). Getting 12 points each were Bibong Child Wonder Alonzo Muhlach as Harry Styles of One Direction (12 points), Musikerong Charmer Justin Alva as Michael Jackson, Young Diva ng Masa Lyca Gairanod as Katy Perry, and Daytime Princess Xia Vigor as Selena Gomez.
Others have a chance to improve their rankings because in the show, no one will be eliminated, as their scores are tallied up each week.
Don’t miss the next performances of Awra as Daniel Padilla, AC as Sandara Park, Elha as Sharon Cuneta, Sam as Alicia Keys, Alonzo as Rico J. Puno, Justin as Adam Levine, Lyca as Lady Gaga, and Xia as Taylor Swift.
Don’t miss “Your Face Sounds Familiar: Kids,” Saturday and Sunday night on ABS-CBN or on ABS-CBN HD (SkyCable ch 167). For program updates, like www.facebook.com/yourfaceph, or follow @YourFacePH on Twitter and Instagram.