Pilipinas Got Talent (PGT) is looking for new and unique acts other than singing for its upcoming 4th season. Auditions, which are now ongoing, will have to give least priority to vocal acts such as singing to give chance to other talents Filipinos are also good at.
For the past three seasons, we saw singers conquering PGT and eventually emerging as the winners. Grand champions Jovit Baldivino from season 1, Marcelito Pomoy from season 2 and Maasinhon Trio from season 3 were all vocal acts and the said reality show have had enough of them prompting the management to have a change of priorities for the upcoming season 4.
There are reports that FremantleMedia, the show's distributor became worried of singers' winning streak on PGT that they reminded the Philippine franchise producer to encourage other acts so that they have greater chance of winning the talent show.
Even the hosts of PGT 4, Luis Manzano and Billy Crawford would like to see other acts dominating the competition, citing The X Factor Philippines as a right venue to showcase Pinoy's singing prowess.
"Napakagaling ng mga Pinoy sa pagkanta, hindi na pwede kwestyunin iyan ng buong mundo. [Pero] oras na para bigyan ang tsansa ng iba," Luis told ABS-CBN News on Friday.
"We want it to be different. We're very happy na 'yung singers at this point, ay mayroong sariling show, 'yung 'X-Factor,' so sana, we want this to be really different. We want variety, we want talent," he added.
Billy also agreed with co-host Luis and said that Pinoys have unique talents other than singing, acting or dancing.
"We want talent. Kahit anong gusto mong gawin ay open ang 'PGT.' Dahil ipagmamalaki natin na hindi lang sa kantahan, sa sayawan, sa aktingan ang kaya natin. Meron naman talagang kakaibang talento ang Pinoy," shared Billy.
Pilipinas Got Talent Season 4 is expected to air this coming October.