26K Girls wowed Howie Mandel

The 26K girls of Kapamilya Deal or No Deal wowed Howie Mandel, the host of America’s version of the hit game show Deal or No Deal.

“Wow! Wow! Wow! I gotta say wow! This is amazing!” exclaimed Mandel. He was surprised that the girls of Kapamilya Deal or No Deal have a small dance number after the introduction because the American counterparts don’t have this. He was impressed.

Deal or No Deal America is touring the world visiting different countries as part of its  “Around the World” special edition. The Philippines was chosen as one of its destination together with Estonia and South Africa. The American crew were here in the country a couple of weeks ago to shoot for the special international edition of the hit game show which started in the Netherlands in 2001.

Deal or No Deal is now seen in over 50 countries.

The Philippine leg was aired last May 5 in the US. According to Kris Aquino, host of the RP version, from an interview with The Buzz, Endemol has already gave ABS-CBN the rights to air the said part of the special international edition of Deal or No Deal sometime this June.

Hooray for ABS-CBN! Excellent job.




Survivor versus Fear Factor on Philippine TV?

It is a battle of reality tv here in the Philippines. GMA 7 has its Survivor Philippines and ABS-CBN coerced it with Fear Factor.

Yes, ABS-CBN got the franchise from Endemol Netherlands which also owned the phenomenal Big Brother franchise. Fear Factor is a game show that dares the guts and fears of each contestants competing for $50,000, that is in US. This is the reality show where contestants eat bugs, ALIVE and do unbelievable stunts that test strength, will-power and endurance of the contestants.

I heard Ryan Agoncillo will be hosting the show as ABS-CBN dropped him for Billy Joe Crawford as the host of the singing reality show, Pinoy Dream Academy Season 2.

I am just bothered about the Philippine version of Fear Factor. I remember years back that a politician protested a segment of a show with the same format, where contestants must eat worms and other disgusting stuffs. There is also MTRCB to regularly checks its content.

I hope Fear Factor Philippines will be as wild or even wilder as its other versions. What reality show will emerge as phenomenal, Survivor or Fear Factor? All we have to do is to wait.