Celebrity Bluff

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Celebrity Bluff
Celebrity Bluff title card.jpg
Title card from 2017 to 2018
Genre
Created byMarcelo 'Loi' Landicho
Developed byLilybeth G. Rasonable
Written by
  • Senedy Que
  • Marcelo 'Loi' Landicho
  • Manny Pavia
  • Tata Betita
  • Wilson Araya
Directed by
  • Uro dela Cruz (2012–2016)
  • Rico Gutierrez
Presented by Eugene Domingo
Theme music composerTata Betita
Opening theme"Celebrity Bluff" by Garry Cruz
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageTagalog
No. of seasons16
No. of episodes213
Production
Executive producerMaricar Teodoro
Production locationsStudio 7, GMA Network Center, Quezon City, Philippines
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time65 minutes
Production companies
  • GMA Entertainment TV
  • Uge Productions, Inc.
Release
Original network GMA Network
Picture format
Audio format 5.1 surround sound
Original releaseNovember 17, 2012 (2012-11-17) 
June 30, 2018 (2018-06-30)
External links
Website

Celebrity Bluff is a Philippine television comedy game show broadcast by GMA Network. Hosted by Eugene Domingo, it premiered on November 17, 2012. The show originally featured Jose Manalo and Wally Bayola as the original "Gangnammms" (also known as "Celebrity Bluffers"), which later consisted of Celebrity Bluffers, Boobay and Brod Pete. The show concluded on June 30, 2018 with a total of 213 episodes. It was replaced by The Clash in its timeslot.

Contents

Overview

On September 2013, Bayola left the show after facing a scandal. [1] He was then replaced by Boobay and Brod Pete who later became regular cast members.

In November 2015, Manalo decided not to renew his contract due to scheduling conflict, at the same time Salvador also left the show before the season ended. [2] The two were replaced by several guests such as Betong Sumaya, Boobsie, Jerald Napoles, Ai Ai delas Alas and Pauleen Luna among others.

On February 4, 2016, the director of the show, Uro dela Cruz, died at the age of 64. The show went on a break after on February 20, 2016, it was replaced by Lip Sync Battle Philippines . [3] The show returned on June 3, 2017, replacing Full House Tonight .

Gameplay

Three contestants or couples attempt to outwit one another by answering questions to advance to the succeeding rounds.

In round one called Fact or Bluff, three players individually answer questions. The celebrity bluffers also referred to as gangnammmm will either help or trick the players by providing answers to the questions. The players have to decide whether their chosen bluffer's answer is a fact or a bluff. If answered correctly, the players get to keep the cash prize for that question otherwise the cash prize will be split between the opponents.

In round two "Word War", with the help of the clues given by the bluffer, the players will then race to solve each three word puzzles to advance to the final round. The first word is worth ₱5,000, the second word is ₱7,000 and the last word is ₱9,000. The player with the highest accumulated points moves on to the final round

In its 12th season, they introduced a new segment, "Tough 10" on which the players should answer 10 questions only using Fact or Bluff. At the end, you should have at least 8 correct answers to proceed to win ₱500,000. [4]

Cast

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Eugene Domingo served as the host.
Host
Bluffers
Recurring guests

Ratings

According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the pilot episode of Celebrity Bluff earned a 16.5% rating. [7]

Accolades

Accolades received by Celebrity Bluff
YearAwardCategoryRecipientResultRef.
2013 27th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Game ShowCelebrity BluffWon [8]
Best Game Show Host Eugene Domingo
Jose Manalo
Wally Bayola
Nominated [9]
2014ENPRESS Golden Screen TV AwardsOutstanding Game/Talent ProgramCelebrity BluffNominated [10]
Outstanding Game/Talent Program HostEugene DomingoNominated
28th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Game ShowCelebrity BluffWon [11]
Best Game Show HostEugene DomingoNominated [12]
2015 29th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Game ShowCelebrity BluffNominated [13]
Best Game Show HostEugene DomingoNominated
Asian Television Awards Best Game or Quiz ProgrammeCelebrity BluffNominated [14]
ENPRESS Golden Screen TV AwardsOutstanding Game/Talent ProgramWon [15]
Outstanding Game/Talent Program HostEugene DomingoWon
20162nd Alta Media Icon AwardsBest Game ShowCelebrity BluffWon [16]
Paragala Media AwardsWon [17]
Best Game Show HostEugene DomingoWon
30th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Game ShowCelebrity BluffNominated [18]
Best Game Show HostEugene Domingo
Jose Manalo
Nominated
2017 31st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Game ShowCelebrity BluffNominated [19]
Best Game Show HostEugene DomingoNominated

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