‘Pinoy Boyband Superstar’ debuts as most watched program on weekend

ABS-CBN’s newest talent-reality program Pinoy Boyband Superstar immediately captivated viewers nationwide as its search for the members of the ultimate Pinoy boyband kicked off on Sept. 10 and 11.

According to data from Kantar Media, viewers nationwide tuned in to watch the first batch of aspiring singing heartthrobs as they showed off their charm and talent making Pinoy Boyband Superstar the most watched program last weekend.

Reality search judges (from left) Aga Muhlach, Yeng Constantino, Sandara Park and Vice Ganda during the show’s premiere telecast
On Sept. 10, the show registered a national TV rating of 34.4 percent, versus its rival program on GMA, Pepito Manaloto, which only got 21.4 percent.

The Sunday episode also rated highly with 36.4 percent, or 18 points higher than Ismol Family’s” 17.9 percent.

In its premiere, the audience got a taste of what qualities superstar judges Vice Ganda, Sandara Park, Yeng Constantino, and Aga Muhlach were looking for in a boy band. 

The lucky boy band member wannabe’s who got the judges’ sweet “yeses” were the Swabeng Shy Guy of Caloocan Allen Cecilio, Hunky Haranista of Valenzuela Ford Valencia, Romantic Athlete of UK Markus Peterson, and Kanto Boy Next Door of Cebu Niel Murillo.

Also moving on to the next round of the competition are the wacky Twinkabogable of Batangas Jayvee and Bjorn Mendoza, as well as the Proud Daddy’s Boy of Pampanga Keanno Dela Cruz, the first-ever contestant to audition in front of the superstar judges by way of Sandara’s “override” power, which she used when he failed to get 75 percent of the girl fans’ votes.

Just visit to get to know the boys better and relive their performances last weekend. Which of them will make up the Philippines’ ultimate boy band?

Don’t miss the journey of aspiring boy band members as they make their dreams come true in Pinoy Boyband Superstar on ABS-CBN. 

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Topics: Pinoy Boyband Superstar , Vice Ganda , Sandara Park , Yeng Constantino , Aga Muhlach , Kantar Media , Allen Cecilio , Hunky Haranista , Markus Peterson , Niel Murillo , Jayvee , Bjorn Mendoza , Keanno Dela Cruz
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