From thousands of young dreamers who auditioned nationwide for a stab at stardom, Protégé narrows down the list to the coveted Top 20 aspirants who will compete in GMA Pinoy TV ‘s original artista search.
This supreme slate of artista aspirants, meticulously selected from 15 cities all around the country, is all set to showcase their talent and star power on the protégé arena and will compete for the judges and the Filipino’s votes during the weekly performance nights.
Sharing his knowledge and insights with the protégés from Mindanao is drama and action film legend Phillip Salvador. His four protégés are David John Llanas, Ruru Madrid, Apple Vega and Steffi Pacheco.
Acting as mentor for the protégés in the Visayas is multimedia icon Jolina Magdangal. Her protégés include Bryan Benedict, Mikoy Morales, Mitch Capili and Zandra Summer.
Mentoring the protégés from Northern and Central Luzon is acclaimed actor and TV director Ricky Davao. His four protégés are Glenn Roy, Japs de Luna, Reese Tayag and Shelly Hipolito.
Guiding the Southern Luzon protégés is seasoned actress and TV director Gina Alajar. Her protégés are Jeric Gonzales, Mykel Ong, Arny Ross and Thea Tolentino.
Coaching the four protégés in Mega Manila is multi-awarded actor Roderick Paulate. His four protégés are Andres Vasquez, Vien Alen King, Elle Ramirez and Kelly D.
The toughest cuts have been made and all the beautiful faces with outstanding talents have already been picked. Who are the front runners and dark horses of the competition? What kind of challenges awaits the contestants inside the Protégé Quarters? What are the conflicts that may arise among the celebrity mentors?
Meanwhile, viewers can follow the backstage drama and exclusive inside scoops on the lives of the Top 20 aspirants inside the Protégé Quarters thru the 15-minute daily updates on Inside Protégé hosted by Jennylyn Mercado.