After 2 years, the kapuso talent search that discovered some of this generation’s brightest young stars like Jennylyn Mercado, Mark Herras, Katrina Halili, Aljur Abrenica, among others, is coming back on GMA.
Starstruck season 5 is subtitled “Elite Explosion” where instead of a final four, an elite final 5 will be chosen and from these 5, the elite loveteam and the elite survivor will emerge.
Jolina Magdangal and Raymond Gutierrez will return as hosts of the Starstruck. Due to the busy schedules of rising star Dingdong Dantes, he will be replaced by Balikbayan host Drew Arellano.
Joey de Leon and Ida Henares will return as judges, together with Iza Calzado as the third judge. Mike Tuviera will be the new director and the new studio of GMA will be the new home of StarStruck.
The search for the next teen stars of GMA will begin summer of 2009.