Search for the Star in a Million

Search for the Star in a Million (formerly Star in a Million after two seasons) is a Philippine television program in ABS-CBN. The shows premise is almost the same to that of American Idol, although the format is derived from GMA's Search for a Star and ABS-CBN's Star in a Million.

Search for the Star in a Million
GenreReality competition
Created byABS-CBN Corporation
Viva Television
Presented byRyan Agoncillo
Agot Isidro
Edu Manzano
Zsa Zsa Padilla
StarringErik Santos
Sarah Geronimo
Mark Bautista
Christian Bautista
Rachelle Ann Go
Sheryn Regis
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageFilipino
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes33
Production
Running time1 hour
Release
Original networkABS-CBN
Picture format480i (SDTV)
Original releaseNovember 8, 2003 (2003-11-08) –
January 22, 2006 (2006-01-22)
Chronology
Preceded byStar for a Night (IBC 13)
Search for a Star (GMA Network)
Star in a Million

Star in a MillionEdit

Star in a Million is a singing contest on ABS-CBN in the Philippines. Started in 2003, the search produced some of the country's singing talents such as Erik Santos, Frenchie Dy, Marinel Santos, Sheryn Regis, OJ Mariano and Christian Bautista. The grand champion was given a contract with Star Records and a hosting stint on ASAP Mania. The most votes a contestant had was on Season 2, when Richard Franco drew 1 million votes for 4 hours.

HostsEdit

JudgesEdit

Contestants (season 1)Edit

Results summaryEdit

Legend
Female Male Winner 2nd-3rd Placers
Safe Bottom Pair/Group Eliminated
Week number: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Grand Finals
Elimination date: 11/08/03 11/15/03 11/22/03 11/29/03 12/06/03 12/13/03 12/20/03 12/27/03 01/03/04
Place Contestant Result
1 Erik Santos Winner
2 Sheryn Regis 2nd Placer
3 Marinel Santos 3rd Placer
4 Christian Bautista Elim
5 Teresa Garcia Elim
6 Michell San Miguel Elim
7 DK Tijam Elim
8 Johann Escañan Elim
9 Gayle Dizon Elim
10 Czarina Rosales Elim

Contestants (season 2)Edit

  • Frenchie Dy, Grand Champion
  • Nyco Maca, 2nd Placer
  • OJ Mariano, 3rd Placer
  • Michael Cruz
  • Shanna Hife
  • Ralph David
  • Garth Garcia
  • Emman Omaga
  • Jasmine Fitzgerald

Results summaryEdit

Legend
Female Male Winner 2nd-3rd Placers
Safe Bottom 2/3/4 Eliminated
Week number: 1 2 3 4 5 Grand Finals
Elimination date: 07/17/04 07/24/04 07/31/04 08/07/04 08/14/04 08/21/04
Place Contestant Result
1 Frenchie Dy Btm 2 Winner
2 Nyco Maca Btm 4 2nd Placer
3 OJ Mariano 3rd Placer
4 Michael Cruz Btm 3 Btm 2 Elim
5 Shanna Hife Btm 4 Btm 4 Btm 3 Elim
6 Ralph David Btm 4 Btm 4 Elim
7 Emman Omaga Btm 4 Elim
8 Jasmine Fitzgerald Elim

Search for the Star in a Million is a reality singing competition produced by ABS-CBN and Viva Television and being aired over ABS-CBN. This was the second project of relationship of ABS-CBN and Viva after The Sharon Cuneta Show. The second season is now finished and had Kris Lawrence as its Grand Champion.

HostsEdit

JudgesEdit

Contestants (season 1)Edit

  • Jerome Sala, Grand Champion
  • Nikki Bacolod, 2nd Placer
  • Mabel Bacusmo, 3rd Placer
  • Jona Lumbera, 4th Placer
  • Ryan Racal, 5th Placer
  • Myke Caluma
  • Jorell Canuel
  • Dianafe Castillo
  • Christine Fernandez
  • Billy Joel Bartolome
  • Hans Lee
  • Veejay Aragon

Results summaryEdit

Legend
Female Male Winner 2nd-5th Placers
Hitzone Dangerzone Eliminated
Week number: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Grand Finals
Elimination date: 03/13/05 03/20/05 03/27/05 04/03/05 04/10/05 04/17/05 04/24/05 05/15/05
Place Contestant Result
1 Jerome Sala Hitzone Hitzone Dangerzone Hitzone Dangerzone Hitzone Hitzone Winner
2 Nikki Bacolod Dangerzone Hitzone Hitzone Hitzone Dangerzone Hitzone Hitzone 2nd Placer
3 Mabel Bacusmo Dangerzone Hitzone Hitzone Hitzone Hitzone Hitzone Hitzone 3rd Placer
4 Jonnah Lumbera Hitzone Hitzone Hitzone Hitzone Hitzone Hitzone Hitzone 4th Placer
5 Ryan Racal Dangerzone Hitzone Hitzone Dangerzone Dangerzone Hitzone Hitzone 5th Placer
6 Myke Caluma Dangerzone Hitzone Dangerzone Hitzone Hitzone Dangerzone Elim
7 Jorell Canuel Hitzone Hitzone Dangerzone Dangerzone Hitzone Elim
8 Dianafe Castillo Hitzone Dangerzone Hitzone Dangerzone Elim
9 Christine Fernandez Dangerzone Dangerzone Dangerzone Elim
10 Billy Joel Bartolome Dangerzone Hitzone Elim
11 Hans Lee Hitzone Elim
12 Veejay Aragon Elim

Contestants (season 2)Edit

  • Kris Lawrence, Grand Champion
  • Tata Villaruel, 2nd Placer
  • Jimmy Marquez, 3rd Placer
  • Vino Bello, 4th Placer
  • Lance Oñate, 5th Placer
  • Third Casas
  • Ivy Joy Maniquiz
  • Tony dela Paz
  • Shake Valerio
  • Francis Ong
  • Joey Ignacio
  • Anna Baluyot

Results summaryEdit

Legend
Female Male Winner 2nd-3rd Placers
Top 1 Safe Bottom 2/3 Eliminated
Week number: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Grand Finals
Elimination date: 09/04/05 09/18/05 10/02/05 10/16/05 11/06/05 11/20/05 12/04/05 12/18/05 01/08/06 01/22/06
Place Contestant Result
1 Kris Lawrence Top 1 Top 1 Winner
2 Tata Villaruel Top 1 Top 1 Btm 2 2nd Placer
3 Jimmy Marquez Btm 3 3rd Placer
4 Vino Bello Top Btm 3 Btm 3 Btm 3 Btm 2 Elim
5 Lance Oñate Btm 3 Btm 3 Elim
6 Third Casas Btm 3 Btm 3 Elim
7 Ivy Joy Maniquiz Btm 3 Btm 3 Btm 3 Btm 3 Elim
8 Tony Dela Paz Top 1 Elim
9 Shake Valerio Elim
10 Francis Ong Btm 3 Elim
11 Joey Ignacio Btm 3 Elim
12 Anna Baluyot Elim

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