It’s Showtime brings its biggest anniversary celebration to date called “Sampu Sample,” a year-long festival of surprises that marks the program’s ten years of making Filipinos happy and invites all madlang people to not just have fun but also help in taking care of the environment and in making a difference.
Director Bobet Vidanes opened Magpasikat 2019 with a message for the It's Showtime family Tuesday, October 22.
He first explained how the hosts formed each of their pieces to make it great for the madlang people.
"Dahil sampung taon na ang Showtime, ngayong taon ay all-out. Bawat grupo kasama ang kanilang team pinayagan sila mag-imbita ng kani-kanilang import so meron silang mga bisita. Para sa ikagaganda ng kailang presentasyon, kasama na rito ang sampung dosenang panauhin," he explained.
"Gaya ng tradisyon na sinimulan natin noong unang taon, ang mga konsepto hanggang sa Sabado na pinamumunuan ng mga host na nagsilbi as team leaders at creatives heads ng bawat grupo," he added.
He also added that the hosts were the one who shouldered all the expenses for their staff every time they held meetings and practices.
According to him, the hosts were also the ones responsible to budget the money given to them so that they can give a wonderful performance.
He then expressed his gratitude for the noontime show family and said that he is proud of them.
"Gusto ko lang sabihin sa inyo na mahal ko kayo at bilib na bilib ako sa inyo. Maraming maraming salamat sa iginugol n’yong panahon para rito," he said.
"Lord, this is for You. Simulan na natin ang Magpasikat 2019. Let the games begin," he added then pressed the button to mark the beginning of the annual competition.