No audience? No problem: SB19 performs with signature energy at empty ‘Showtime’ studio

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 10 2020 08:47 PM

MANILA — Despite an empty studio as a safety measure due to the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), “It’s Showtime” was off to an electrifying start on Tuesday with the all-out performance of breakout boy group SB19.

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Sejun, Josh, Stell, Ken, and Justin brought their signature energy to the “It’s Showtime” stage with their hit “Alab.”

Their guesting on the ABS-CBN noontime program was announced at the start of the week, ahead of network’s move to temporarily suspend live audience admissions in light of the government declaration of a state public health emergency.

The members of SB19, who have earned widespread praise for their synchronized act, did not disappoint on Tuesday as they performed as if in front of a packed studio.

The non-admission of a live audience was a first in the decade-long run of “It’s Showtime,” which implemented some tweaks in its segments due to the absence of the “madlang people.”