StarStruck (season 4)

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The fourth season of StarStruck aka (StarStruck: The Next Level) premiered on December 4, 2006. The council was formed with Louie Ignacio (director), Lorna Tolentino (a Grandslam actress), and Douglas Quijano (one of showbiz industry's respected talent manager) representing it. The show was co-hosted by Dingdong Dantes, Jolina Magdangal and Raymond Gutierrez.

StarStruck (season 4)
StarStruck season 4 title card.jpg
Created byGMA Network
Directed byLino Cayetano
Presented byDingdong Dantes
Jolina Magdangal
Raymond Gutierrez
JudgesLouie Ignacio
Lorna Tolentino
Douglas Quijano
Country of originPhilippines
No. of episodes91
Production
Executive producer(s)Wilma Galvante
Running timeOrdinary: 30-60 minutes
The Final Judgment: 2 hours
Release
Original networkGMA Network
Original releaseDecember 4, 2006 –
March 25, 2007
External links
StarStruck Website

OverviewEdit

Hosts
Dingdong Dantes
Jolina Magdangal

The fourth season of StarStruck was formally announced the return of their reality-based talent show on September 3, 2006. GMA Network's variety program, SOP, where the hosts invited teenagers from 16–21 years old to audition for the new upcoming StarStruck season. Much of the auditions were held at the GMA Network's headquarters and at SM Supermalls throughout the Philippines.

The pilot episode was aired on December 4, 2006. The new improve edition of the popular show. Like the season 3, "StarStruck " is shown only weekdays having Friday as Elimination Night, this season Mondays to Fridays will be tests and Sundays would be the elimination night. The show held its Final Judgment on March 25, 2007 again at the Marikina Sports Complex.

In the 4th year of the reality-talent search, Out of millions who auditioned, only TOP 100 was chosen for the first cut. From TOP 100, it was trimmed down to TOP 60, then from TOP 60 to TOP 30, and from TOP 30 to TOP 20. Unlike the previous batches which launched Final 14, this batch was trimmed down to twenty, dubbed as the TOP 20. The initial cut of TOP 20. The Final Twenty Survivors underwent various workshops and trainings in order to develop their personalities, talents, and charisma. The TOP 20 was reduced to TOP 16 until they formed the Final 14 finalists. But, the twist is that every week, two of the Final 14 may have to say goodbye and this time only six remain. Those who were eliminated were dubbed as "StarStruck Avengers".

The Final Six Survivors will vie for the coveted Ultimate Hunk, Ultimate Sweetheart and Ultimate Loveteam each of them has received (P 1,000,000) pesos and exclusive contracts from GMA Network. Belgian Waffle franchises worth (P 250,000) pesos each and (P 50,00) gift certificates to Manny Calayan, and scholarships to Informatics. "First Prince" and "First Princess", each of them has received (P 250,000) pesos each. The StarStruck Avengers (the losing contestants) also received an exclusive contracts from the network.

It also featured a new ultimate title in StarStruck history, an Ultimate Hunk, Ultimate Sweetheart and Ultimate Loveteam.

The SurvivorsEdit

The One On OneEdit

Then the number was narrowed down to Top 80, Last Sunday night December 10, 2006. The TOP 80 hopefuls became TOP 40, TOP 20 females and TOP 20 males. These Top 40 hopefuls are now closer in their quest to become the Final 20.

In the fourth season, hopefuls has a One On One session interview in the council was formed with Louie Ignacio, Lorna Tolentino and Douglas Quijano.

The Top 40 DreamersEdit

These Top 40 dreamers will undergo their first artista test this week and ten hopefuls of them will be eliminated next Sunday, December 17, 2006. After which, second artista test and ten hopefuls more will be eliminated next Sunday, December 24, 2006 the following week, until only Final 20 survivors will be left.

The Final 20Edit

As an exciting twist to the show, for the fourth season, instead of having just the traditional Final 14, there will be the Final 20 Survivors who will compete in various challenges. The hopefuls who will standout and survive these challenges will be part of the Final 14.

When the Final 20 was chosen, they are assigned to different challenges every week that will hone their acting, singing, and dancing abilities. Every Sunday, two is meant to leave the competition until there were just eight others who are left. From final eight, there will be two of them who will be eliminated and after the elimination the two; the final six will be revealed.

The Final 6 will be battling with each other on the Final Judgment. People will choose who they want to win the competition by online voting and text voting. 50% of the result will come from the online and text votes and the remaining 50% is from the Council.

The Avengers Strike's BackEdit

This is a twist in season 4. The twist is that the an StarStruck Avengers (losing contestants) of the fourth season will be the competitors of the Survivors in the one week challenges. The Avengers competing with the Survivors are Lui Perez, Chariz Solomon, Jean de Castro, Chad Burden, Lizzy Pecson, Renee Lascuña, Hazel Uy, Dex Quindoza, Jan Manual and Rich Asuncion. On the first day of the Avengers challenge, two were eliminated since there were ten Avengers and only eight Survivors. Those that were eliminated were Jean de Castro and Renee Lascuña.

At the end of the Survivor Vs. Avenger week, four out of the eight avengers were eliminated and the other four were chosen to compete in the StarStruck Danger 8 challenge week. The four that were eliminated were Chad Burden, Chariz Solomon, Hazel Uy, and Lui Perez. The four that were chosen for the next weeks challenge were Dex Quindoza, Jan Manual, Lizzy Pecson, and Rich Asuncion.

Innovation: The Danger 8 TwistEdit

The end of the Survivor Vs. Avenger week, four Avengers out of the eight were chosen to continue competing in the show to have the right to join the remaining Survivors. From the eight Survivors, Mart Escudero and Jesi Corcuera were eliminated and were asked to join the Avenger group to compete for the two Survivor spots available that will complete the StarStruck Danger 8. The avenger group consists of Dex Quindoza, Jan Manual, Jesi Corcuera, Lizzy Pecson, Mart Escudero and Rich Asuncion.

Voting for the remaining Survivors was temporarily closed and were opened for the six competing Avengers.

At the end of the week, Mart Escudero and Rich Asuncion were chosen for the two remaining Survivor spots and thus completed the final eight. The Danger 8 now consists of Jewel Mische, Kris Bernal, Rich Asuncion, Stef Prescott, Aljur Abrenica, Mart Escudero, Paulo Avelino and Prince Stefan.

Name Age Hometown Exited Results
Jewel Mische 16 Bulacan March 25, 2007 Ultimate Sweetheart
Aljur Abrenica 16 Pampanga March 25, 2007 Ultimate Hunk
Kris Bernal 17 Quezon City March 25, 2007 Ultimate Loveteam
Mart Escudero** 16 Cavite March 25, 2007 Ultimate Loveteam
Rich Asuncion** 17 Bohol March 25, 2007 First Princess
Prince Stefan 17 Iloilo City March 25, 2007 First Prince
Stef Prescott 16 La Union March 11, 2007 Avenger
Paulo Avelino 18 Baguio City March 11, 2007 Avenger
Jesi Corcuera 16 Pasay City February 18, 2007 Avenger
Mart Escudero 16 Cavite February 18, 2007 Avenger
Rich Asuncion 17 Bohol February 4, 2007 Avenger
Jan Manual 20 Laguna February 4, 2007 Avenger
Dex Quindoza 17 Manila January 21, 2007 Avenger
Hazel Uy 19 Cebu January 21, 2007 Avenger
Renee Lascuña 17 Davao January 14, 2007 Avenger
Dave Valentino 20 Manila January 14, 2007 Avenger
Lizzy Pecson 19 Pampanga January 7, 2007 Avenger
Chad Borden 20 Cebu January 7, 2007 Avenger
Jean de Castro 17 Mandaluyong City December 31, 2006 Avenger
Chariz Solomon 17 Pasay City December 31, 2006 Avenger
Lui Perez 21 South Cotabato December 31, 2006 Avenger
Kiko Junio 16 Pampanga December 31, 2006 Avenger
Rica Pijuan 19 Las Piñas December 24, 2006 Finalist
Nica Escandor 16 Muntinlupa December 24, 2006 Finalist
Jem Estrada 21 Marikina December 24, 2006 Finalist
Farina Runkle 17 Pasay City December 24, 2006 Finalist
Ann Tan 17 Laguna December 24, 2006 Finalist
Rando Stamatelaky 21 Pampanga December 24, 2006 Finalist
Jake Baste 19 Marikina December 24, 2006 Finalist
Drey Peñol 17 Bulacan December 24, 2006 Finalist
Don Perez 21 Cagayan de Oro December 24, 2006 Finalist
Amon Alcantara 17 Cebu December 24, 2006 Finalist
Rox Beldua 19 Davao December 17, 2006 Finalist
Lyka Ayuste 16 Davao December 17, 2006 Finalist
Ayin Solomon 20 Nueva Ecija December 17, 2006 Finalist
Ava Jugueta 17 Quezon Province December 17, 2006 Finalist
Amira Bartell 18 Sorsogon December 17, 2006 Finalist
Tycoon Carreon 17 Iloilo City December 17, 2006 Finalist
Ruji Fortuna 20 Laguna December 17, 2006 Finalist
Kasper Esguerra 19 Manila December 17, 2006 Finalist
Karl Escober 21 Laguna December 17, 2006 Finalist
Aldrin Gonzales 20 Cavite December 17, 2006 Finalist

The Final JudgmentEdit

The Final Judgment for the fourth season dubbed StarStruck: The Next Level, The Final Judgment was held on March 25, 2007 at the Marikina Sports Complex. StarStruck fans filled the Marikina Sports Complex to capacity to witness the show's Final Judgment, which was hosted by Dingdong Dantes, Jolina Magdangal, and Raymond Gutierrez. A filled Marikina Sports Park was witness to the much-awaited event.

The Final 6 the opening number performance song and dance by Destiny Child’s Say My Name. Aside from being the Final Judgment, it was a celebration of the highly successful artista search and involved special performances from the StarStruck Graduates, both Survivors and Avengers a dance number performance song of DJ Webstar’s Chicken Noodle Soup.[1]

The council composed of Louie Ignacio (director) , Lorna Tolentino (a Grandslam actress), and Douglas Quijano (director) was joined by GMA-7's senior vice-president for entertainment-TV Wilma Galvante and GMA Films president Anette Gozon-Abrogar (both not pictured) for the Final Judgment night.[2]

The StarStruck Avengers performance came in next, in a song and dance medley detailing the journey of the Survivors from the audition process, until the introduction of the Final 20, the eight International contenders and the elimination of the eighth avengers for a dance number.

The Final 6 then performed their own dance numbers the male survivors, Aljur Abrenica sang and dance by a song of Blue’s Best In Me, Mart Escudero a dance number by a song of Aligator Project’s Stomp, Hip-Hop Dance Remix performing a solo dance number with the Manoeuvres and Prince Stefan a dance number by a song of ?’s ?, Perform a solo dance number with the Manoeuvres and next the Female Survivors, Jewel Mische a dance number by a song of Tata Young’s El Nin-Yo, Perform a solo dance number with the Manoeuvres, Kris Bernal a dance number by a song of ?’s ?, Perform a solo dance number with the Manoeuvres and Rich Asuncion a dance number by a song of Jennifer Hudson’s featuring Beyonce One Night Only, Perform a solo dance number with the Manoeuvres.

Other awards honored that night were Jan Manual for Dats Entertaining Award, Dex Quindoza for male with the Most Dramatic Exit, Stef Prescott for female with the Most Dramatic Exit, and Jesi Corcuera for the Best Taktak Award.[3]

Before the top winners were named, Regine Velasquez (Asia's Songbird) sang by the songs of Michael Bolton’s Go The Distance, Mariah Carey’s Can’t Take That Away, Carrie Underwood’s Jesus, Take The Wheel, Mariah Carey’s Never Too Far and Through The Rain, Patti La Belle’s There’s A Winner In You, and Jekyll & Hyde’s This Is The Moment, for the remaining six contenders, while pre-taped played on a big screen of them thanking their supporters.[4]

Announcement come, Mart Escudero of Cavite got 267,703 votes, and Kris Bernal of Quezon City got 177,600 votes, they are the Ultimate Loveteam, Aljur Abrenica of Pampanga got 280,084 votes, is the Ultimate Hunk and Jewel Mische of Bulacan got 157,618 votes, is the Ultimate Sweetheart were proclaimed as the Ultimate Survivors, All four winners both received P1,000,000 each and exclusive GMA Network contracts worth P2,000,000 pesos each, Belgian Waffle franchises worth P250,000 pesos each, P50,00 gift certificates to Manny Calayan, and Scholarships to Informatics.

The winners will be included in the youth-oriented show Boys Nxt Door except Jewel Mische. The Ultimate Hunk and Ultimate Sweetheart will be part of a separate GMA teledrama and The Ultimate Loveteam will be introduced in a Regal Films movie with Judy Ann Santos and Dennis Trillo which is Mag-ingat Ka sa Kulam.

While Prince Stefan of Iloilo got 193,503 votes, is the First Prince and Rich Asuncion of Bohol got 151,981 votes, is the First Princess were proclaimed the Runner-ups each of them received P250,000 pesos each and exclusive GMA Network contracts. The StarStruck Avengers (the losing contestants) also received an exclusive contract from the network.

Thus, Kris Bernal and Aljur Abrenica received the Texter's Choice awards giving them both commercial endorsements for BNY.[5] Jewel Mische will also receive a modelling contract with the Dutch Mill Yogurt Drink because she wins the title "Ultimate Sweetheart".

The Final Judgment gained 24.1% rating, relatively high as the finale finished very late, reaching until 1:15 the following morning, but the ratings that they gained that very night was more than enough to beat their rival show that very night.

The Fourth Final Judgment night's theme was based on the Disney channel phenomenal made for TV film, "High School Musical".

Signature DancesEdit

There are signature dances and songs made in each batch. With this batch, their signature dances and songs are:

  • Fergalicious
  • Mosquito
  • Itaktak Mo
  • El Nin-YO

Elimination ChartEdit

Legend
Male Female Final 20 Final 14 Final 6
StarStruck Avenger Runner-up Ultimate Survivor
Challenge Winner Safe Bottom Group Eliminated Advance Did Not Advance Did Not Participate Wild Card
Stage Semifinals Finals
Week (2006-2007) 12/311 01/071 01/14 01/21 01/282 02/04 02/113 02/18 02/255 03/116 03/25
Place Contestant Result
1–2 Jewel Mische Safe Final 14 Bottom 4 Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Final 6 Ultimate Sweetheart
Aljur Abrenica Safe Final 14 Safe Bottom 6 Safe Safe Safe Safe CW Final 6 Ultimate Hunk
3–4 Kris Bernal Safe Final 14 Safe Bottom 6 Safe Safe Safe Safe CW Final 6 Ultimate Loveteam
Mart Escudero Safe Final 14 Safe Safe Bottom 5 Bottom 5 Safe Elim Wildcard Final 6
5–6 Rich Asuncion Safe Final 14 Safe CW Safe Elim Advanced Safe Wildcard Final 6 First Princess
Prince Stefan Safe Final 14 Safe Bottom 6 Bottom 5 Safe Safe Safe Safe Final 6 First Prince
7–8 Stef Prescott Safe Final 14 Safe CW Bottom 5 Bottom 5 Safe Bottom 4 Safe Elim StarStruck Avenger
Paulo Avelino Safe Final 14 Bottom 4 CW Safe Bottom 5 Safe Bottom 4 Safe
9 Jesi Corcuera Safe Final 14 Safe Bottom 6 Bottom 5 Safe Safe Elim Did not Advanced
10 Jan Manual Safe Final 14 Safe CW Bottom 5 Elim Advanced Did not Advanced
11–12 Dex Quindoza Safe Final 14 Safe Elim Advanced Did not Advanced
Hazel Uy Safe Final 14 Safe Advanced Did not Advanced
13–14 Renee Lascuña Safe Final 14 Elim Did not Advanced
Dave Valentino Safe Final 14 Did not Participate
15–16 Lizzy Pecson Safe Elim Advanced Advanced Did not Advanced4
Chad Burden Safe Advanced Did not Advanced
17–20 Jean de Castro Elim Did not Advanced
Chariz Solomon Advanced Did not Advanced
Lui Perez Advanced Did not Advanced
Kiko Junio Did not Participate
Notes

  1. ^ Semifinals The four Survivors were Eliminated from the first week. They are Kiko Junio, Lui Perez, Chariz Solomon and Jean de Castro. The two Survivors were Eliminated from the second week to complete the Final 14. They are Chad Burden and Lizzy Pecson.
  2. ^ It was a non-elimination week. The bottom group are Jan Manual, Jesi Corcuera, Mart Escudero, Stef Prescott and Prince Stefan was safe for the elimination on January 28, 2007.
  3. ^ The week ending February 11 includes The Avengers Strike Back Twist while the week ending February 25 includes The Danger 8 Twist. In the Avengers Strike Back twist, all Avengers from the Top 20 & Top 14 returned Chariz Solomon, Chad Burden, Jean de Castro, Lui Perez, Lizzy Pecson, Renee Lascuña, Hazel Uy, Dex Quindoza, Jan Manual, Rich Asuncion and Followed by Jesi Corcuera and Mart Escudero. (Excepted for Kiko Junio and Dave Valentino) where 4 will be chosen for the Danger 8 Twist.
  4. ^ Out of all the Avengers who didn't make it in the Final 14, Lizzy Pecson is the only one who advanced in the Danger 8 Twist. However, she failed to advance in this round.
  5. ^ At the end of the week, Mart Escudero and Rich Asuncion were chosen for the two remaining Survivor spots and thus completed the Danger 8.
  6. ^ The Final 6 was chosen on March 11, 2007. And the last avengers are Paulo Avelino and Stef Prescott. The first called to eliminated is Paulo Avelino and the second called is Stef Prescott.

     The contestant advanced in the competition as part of either aforementioned twists.
     The contestant did not advance in the competition as part of either aforementioned twists.
     The contestant did not participate in the aforementioned twists.

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