Most Filipinos watched the two-night finale of “The X Factor Philippines” over the weekend after its ratings won over rival programs. The final performance night that aired Saturday (Oct 6) hit 19.2% vs GMA’s “Kapuso Movie Night” with 13.9% and TV5’s “Artista Academy” with only 3.7%. Meanwhile, the final results night that aired Sunday (Oct 7) rated at 24.5%, higher as compared to GMA’s “Protégé” (10.5%).
“The X Factor Philippines” finale, which was the most talked about topic online by netizens after it trended on micro-blogging site Twitter, opened with an energetic performance from host KC Concepcion. The four judge-mentors also gave their solo performances and performed alongside their finalist mentees.
First introduced in the UK, “The X Factor” has conquered more than 30 countries as of mid-2011 and produced more than 50 winners around the world, including Melanie Amaro, who became the first season winner of “The X Factor USA” last month. KZ adds up to the roster of “X Factor” winners all over the world and the first representative of the Philippines in the array of world-class talents from the worldwide hit franchise.
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