Kris returns as judge in 'PGT 4'


Posted at Aug 23 2012 11:59 PM | Updated as of Aug 25 2012 03:22 AM

MANILA, Philippines -- Actress-host Kris Aquino has confirmed she will return as one of the judges in the next season of "Pilipinas Got Talent" (PGT).

In her official account on micro-blogging site Twitter, Aquino answered a query on her involvement in the upcoming fourth season of the Filipino version of the "Got Talent" franchise.

"Yes. Naka-block off na Cebu and Davao auditions this [September]," Aquino said on Thursday, confirming her stint as one of the judges in the reality talent competition.

First aired in February 2010 on ABS-CBN, "Pilipinas Got Talent" has had three seasons in the Philippines. It has produced a variety of talent acts, including singers Jovit Baldivino and Marcelito Pomoy, and singing group Maasinhon Trio.

In late July, a teaser trailer announcing auditions for a fourth season was aired on ABS-CBN. Based on the TV spot, Kapamilya stars Luis Manzano and Billy Crawford will be returning as hosts of the program.

Accompanying Aquino in the panel of judges in previous seasons were actress-comedienne Ai Ai delas Alas and former ABS-CBN President Freddie Garcia.

Delas Alas and Garcia have yet to confirm if they will be returning a judges.