‘Your Face Kids’ Pilot Wins Ratings, Tops Twitter and YouTube Trending Lists
Kapamilya reality-variety program “Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids” instantly ruled the ratings game last Saturday (May 5)and Sunday (May 6) as viewers nationwide tuned in to the cute and astonishing transformations brought by the newest set of kiddie performers.
The program recorded a national TV rating of 31.1% last Saturday (May 5), compared to “Pepito Manaloto,” which only got 18.2%, according to data from Kantar Media. It maintained its lead until Sunday (May 6), hitting 33.9% versus “Lip Sync Battle Philippines” (14.6%).
The program’s pilot episode is also a hit in the online world. On YouTube Philippines, the performances of Krystal Brimner as Miley Cyrus and the TNT Boys as the group Bee Gees have each recorded more than a millions of views and have soared to the top of the trending videos list on the video-sharing platform.
On Twitter, the show’s official hashtags and even the names of the kiddie performers also topped the list of trending topics.
The explosive pilot episode saw “Inday Wonder” Sheena Belarmino ranking first versus her co-performers for her impressive impersonation of Sarah Geronimo.
“12 years old and doing this much on that stage, you really are the next breed of incredible performers,” said juror Gary Valenciano.
“I know how hard it is to move, follow choreo, and give it your all in singing. I have to tell you, you really can sing well and have a pleasant voice,” Sharon Cuneta added.
“It had so much impact. I am happy you sang “Tala” because you are a tala, you are a star. I am so excited to see what more you can offer,” said Ogie Alcasid.
As the weekly winner, she took home a cash prize of P50,000 and P50,000 worth of clothing to be donated to her chosen charity, Guanella Center, Inc.
Don’t miss the cute transformations in “Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids,” every weekends on ABS-CBN and ABS-CBN HD (SkyCable ch 167).
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