Startalk (Philippine talk show)

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Startalk
Startalk title card.jpg
Title card from 2014 to 2015
Also known as
  • Startalk: The Only Showbiz Authority(2012–2015)
  • Startalk TX(2010–2012)
Genre Talk show
Directed by Louie Ignacio
Presented by
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageTagalog
No. of episodes1,024
Production
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time45–120 minutes
Production companyGMA Entertainment TV
Release
Original network GMA Network
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Audio format 5.1 surround sound
Original releaseOctober 8, 1995 (1995-10-08) 
September 12, 2015 (2015-09-12)

Startalk, formerly called as Startalk: The Only Showbiz Authority and Startalk TX is a Philippine television talk show broadcast by GMA Network. Originally hosted by Boy Abunda, Kris Aquino and Lolit Solis, it premiered on October 8, 1995 replacing Show & Tell . The show is the longest-running entertainment news and talk show in Philippine television. The show concluded on September 12, 2015 with a total of 1,024 episodes. Solis, Butch Francisco, Joey de Leon, Ricky Lo and Heart Evangelista served as the final hosts. It was replaced by CelebriTV in its timeslot.

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Overview

Startalk premiered on October 8, 1995 and was filmed at the Fernandina Suites. Boy Abunda, Kris Aquino and Lolit Solis served as the hosts. Aquino left the show in 1996 and Dawn Zulueta later joined as a host. In 1997, Zulueta quit the show and Rosanna Roces served as her replacement. The show also featured Steve, Fayatollah and Pepita as segment hosts of T! The Tigbak Authority. Steve also served as a regular voice-over for the show. The show later added new segments such as Da Who, Startalk True Stories and Alok Bati. On June 5, 1999, Abunda departed the show and was replaced by Butch Francisco. On June 2004, Roces left the show.

Lorna Tolentino and Joey de Leon became guest co-hosts until they were promoted as regular hosts. [1] In 2008, Tolentino left the show and Ricky Lo of The Philippine Star served as her replacement.

In April 2010, the show was retitled as Startalk TX. [2] In 2013, Heart Evangelista joined as a host. The show's 1,000th episode aired on March 21, 2015, while its 1,024th episode served as the final episode. It featured a lookback on the show with clips of the previously aired episodes and a segment featuring Abunda.

Hosts

Hosts
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Kris Aquino
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Boy Abunda
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Joey de Leon
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Heart Evangelista
Segment hosts

Ratings

According to AGB Nielsen Philippines' Mega Manila household television ratings, the final episode of Startalk scored a 12.7% rating. [4]

Accolades

Accolades received by Startalk
YearAwardCategoryRecipientResultRef.
199610th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Showbiz Oriented Talk ShowStartalkWon
199913th PMPC Star Awards for TelevisionWon
Best Showbiz Oriented Talk Show HostWon
2000 14th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Showbiz Oriented Talk ShowStartalkWon
2002 16th PMPC Star Awards for Television Won
2003 17th PMPC Star Awards for Television Nominated
Best Female Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show HostRosanna RocesNominated
2004 18th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Showbiz Oriented Talk ShowStartalkNominated
Best Male Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show HostButch FranciscoNominated
Best Female Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show HostRosanna RocesNominated
Lolit Solis Nominated
2006 20th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Showbiz Oriented Talk ShowStartalkWon
Best Male Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show Host Joey de Leon Nominated
2007 21st PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Female Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show Host Lorna Tolentino Nominated [5]
Best Male Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show HostJoey de LeonNominated
Best New Female TV Personality Chariz Solomon Nominated
Best Showbiz Oriented Talk ShowStartalkNominated
2008 22nd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Female Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show HostLolit SolisNominated [6]
Best Showbiz Oriented/Celebrity Talk ShowStartalkNominated
2009 23rd PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Male Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show HostJoey de LeonNominated [7]
Best Showbiz Oriented/Celebrity Talk ShowStartalkNominated
2010 24th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Male Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show HostJoey de LeonNominated [8]
Best Showbiz Oriented/Celebrity Talk ShowStartalkNominated
2011ENPRESS Golden Screen TV AwardsOutstanding Showbiz Talk ProgramNominated [9]
Outstanding Showbiz Talk Program HostJoey de LeonNominated
25th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Male Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show HostNominated [10]
Ricky Lo Nominated
Best Showbiz Oriented/Celebrity Talk ShowStartalkNominated
2012 26th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Male Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show HostButch FranciscoNominated [11]
Ricky LoNominated
Best Showbiz Oriented/Celebrity Talk ShowStartalkNominated
2013ENPRESS Golden Screen TV AwardsOutstanding Showbiz Talk ProgramNominated [12]
Outstanding Male Showbiz Talk Program HostJoey de LeonNominated
27th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Female Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show HostLolit SolisNominated [13]
Best Male Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show HostJoey de LeonNominated
Butch FranciscoNominated
Ricky LoNominated
Best Showbiz Oriented Talk ShowStartalkWon [14]
2014ENPRESS Golden Screen TV AwardsOutstanding Showbiz Talk ProgramStartalk TXNominated [15]
Outstanding Male Showbiz Talk Program HostJoey de LeonNominated
28th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Female Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show Host Heart Evangelista Nominated [16]
Lolit SolisNominated
Best Male Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show HostJoey de LeonNominated
Butch FranciscoNominated
Ricky LoWon
Best Showbiz Oriented Talk ShowStartalkNominated
2015 29th PMPC Star Awards for Television Best Female Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show HostHeart EvangelistaNominated [17]
Lolit SolisNominated
Best Male Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show HostJoey de LeonNominated
Butch FranciscoNominated
Ricky LoWon
Best Showbiz Oriented Talk ShowStartalkNominated

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