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Eat Bulaga! is the longest-running noontime variety show in the Philippines. The show has featured hundreds of segments and competitions since its debut on July 30, 1979. The following is an incomplete list of the segments of Eat Bulaga! throughout its thirty-seven year run on television. The segments are organized alphabetically by title.

A

  • AFP Search for Singing Soldier
Years: 1986, 1992, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000

The AFP Search for Singing Soldier is a talent competition for members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines who can sing very well.[1]

  • Alaxan Gladiators/Amazons
Years: mid-1990s

Alaxan Gladiators/Amazons is a popular segment sponsored by the local brand Alaxan that tests the strength of male (for Gladiator) or female (for Amazon) competitors. The two daily competitors are given challenges per round in an attempt that one will emerge stronger than the other. The referee, Felipe Tauro, became a notable personality of the segment due to his Visayan accent when he says the word "Pwisto!" to signal the contestants to get into their positions.[2]

  • Alaxan Muscleman
Years: 1997

Alaxan Muscleman is a male beauty contest for Filipino musclemen. The daily contestants must perform three poses as requested by the hosts in order to compare the definition of their muscles. This portion is exclusively sponsored by the local brand Alaxan.[3]

  • Allan Nose (Knows) Best
Years: 1995

Allan K. received the opportunity to join the noontime show Eat Bulaga! in 1995, first appearing as a guest host in the segment Bulagaan. He then received his own portion and ultimately became a regular host of the show.[4]

  • Always Dance
Years: (unknown)

Always Dance is one of the many dance contests created by Eat Bulaga!.[5]

  • Aminin!
Years: 1995–1999

Aminin! is an entertainment and gossip news segment solely hosted by Rey Pumaloy. The segment delivers most of its stories about Filipino personalities using tongue-in-cheek jokes and double entendres to discuss certain rumors and issues. Rey Pumaloy also became known for his catchprases "Aminin!" and "Huwag mag-deny, don't tell a lie" because of this segment.[6]

  • Anastacia Dance Contest
Years: (unknown)

Anastacia Dance Contest is one of the many dance competitions created by Eat Bulaga!.[5]

  • Ang Goldilocks, Bow!
Years: 1997

Ang Goldilocks, Bow is a poetry slam segment in the mid-1990s for children. The child contestants recite their poems, and the judges then decide the winner of the competition. It is sponsored by the local company Goldilocks Bakeshop.

The segment featured the then-seven-year-old Valentin Simon, who became popular back then for his "Hating Kapatid" poem in a television ad for Goldilocks, from which the segment got its inspiration.[7][8]

  • Ang Joke Ko
Years: 2007–2009, 2013–2014

Ang Joke Ko is a segment that presents several jokes sent in by home viewers through email in the form of sketch comedy. The hosts of Eat Bulaga! regularly performs the sketches, although guest celebrities may appear from time to time.[9] A notable recurring comedy sketch of the segment is the "Wala iyan sa lolo ko" jokes, in which three friends discuss the unbelievable abilities and achievements of their grandfathers. Each person explains why his grandfather is better, while the last person says something so unrealistic and then ends his description with the punchline. The segment is based on the original version of Bulagaan.[10]

  • Ano Ba 'Yan?
Years: early 1990s

Ano Ba 'Yan? is a party game segment where there are two teams, composed of two members or a pair. There are five balloons, each balloon has a paper with a word written in it. One member must pop one balloon each to get the paper and make a mouth gesture of the word that was written on the paper to his or her teammate without releasing a voice, and the other member must guess what his or her teammate is trying to say. The team with the fastest time guessing all the words wins.[11]

  • Ano EATo?
Years: 2011

Home viewers get a chance to win different prizes just by texting a particular code that would appear right on their television screens. The first three texters from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao win the same prize.

  • Arte de Gulat
Years: 2009

Arte de Gulat is a charades challenge that was featured as a segment sometime in 2009. While guessing, the guesser must place their hand inside an aquarium that contains live snakes or other things that the guesser is afraid of.[12]

  • Asian Big Dance Contest
Years: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001

The Asian Big Dance Contest is an annual dance competition that features dance groups from different nations in the Asia-Pacific region, including Taiwan, Thailand, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines.[13]

  • As Long as You Love Me Dance Contest
Years: 1997

The dance contest serves as a promotional segment for the song "As Long as You Love Me" by the Backstreet Boys after its release in 1997.[14]

B

  • Babylimpics
Years: 1995

Babylimpics is a game segment for infants and toddlers. To test their intelligence, the children are asked to translate a series of Filipino words into English. The title of the segment is a portmanteau of the words "baby" and "Olympics."[15]

  • Bad (Michael Jackson) Dance Contest
Years: late 1980s

The dance contest serves as a promotional segment for the song "Bad" by American singer Michael Jackson after its release in 1987.[5]

  • Banda Rito, Banda Roon
Years: 2009

Banda Rito, Banda Roon is a contest between marching bands from different parts of the country who compete against each other.[16]

  • Banda Rito, Banda Roon: Tunog Tao Edition
Years: 2009

Banda Rito, Banda Roon: Tunog Tao Edition is the second edition of the segment Banda Rito, Banda Roon and a reincarnation of the classic segment Tunog Tao. Groups of 8 to 10 people form a musical ensemble to compete by making unique sounds using parts of their body.[17]

  • Barangay Outfit of the Day
Years: 2016

Barangay Outfit of the Day is a subsegment of Juan for All, All for Juan: Bayanihan of d' Pipol. A few of the barangay residents dress up in ridiculous and goofy attires. The contestants are judged by the studio audience based on the amount of applause received.

  • Barangay Superstar
Years: 2014

Barangay Superstar is a subsegment of Juan for All, All for Juan: Bayanihan of d' Pipol. Contestants from the barangay of the day showcase their talents, such as singing and dancing, depending on the theme of the week.[18]

  • Batang Alaska Contest
Years: 1998

It is a contest for children sponsored by the milk brand: Alaska.[19][20]

  • Batang Star
Years: 2007

Batang Star is a talent contest for kids. It is sponsored by the margarine brand Star Margarine.[21]

  • Beautiful Girl
Years: 1990, 1993, 1998-1999

Beautiful Girl is a beauty pageant in search of the most beautiful lady in the competition. It is one of the first beauty pageants for women to be made as a segment on a noontime television program. It shares a similar format with the Miss Universe pageant.[22]

  • BEBOT: Binibini ng Eat Bulaga On Television
Years: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010

BEBOT is a one-day segment that parodies beauty pageants. It features Eat Bulaga! male hosts and other Filipino celebrities who are dressed in drag.[23] Most of the contestants are impersonations of famous local and international personalities. The highlight of the beauty pageant are the funny antics of the contestants, including their ridiculous answers to serious questions and their humorous performances in the talent portion. The segment is fully scripted and the outcome of the competition is previously arranged.[24]

  • Big Big Man Dance Contest
Years: (unknown)

Big Big Man Dance Contest is one of the many dance competitions created by Eat Bulaga!.[5]

  • Biglang Yaman Ka!
Years: 1983
  • Birit Baby
Years: 1998, 1999, 2009

Birit Baby is a singing competition for children who are between the ages 8 and 12. The young aspirants belt out vocally challenging songs. Notable contestants are multi-awarded singer Rachelle Ann Go who joined the contest in 1998[25] and Jude Matthew Servilla who won the contest in 2009 with the song "Hanggang" by Wency Cornejo.[26]

  • Birit Bagets
Years: 2001

Birit Bagets is similar to the classic segment Birit Baby, but is a singing competition dedicated to older children.

  • Birit King
Years: 2004

Birit King is a singing competition for adult male vocalists.[1]

  • Birit Queen
Years: 1997, 2004

Birit Queen is a singing competition for adult female vocalists.[27]

  • Blue vs. Yellow
Years: 2008

Blue vs. Yellow is a one-day competition that tests the ability of the show's hosts to conceptualize a production number. The hosts are divided into two teams: blue team and yellow team. Each group must develop its own theme for its performance and is accompanied by a celebrity guest.

  • Body Dancer
Years: (unknown)

Body Dancer is one of the many dance competitions created by Eat Bulaga!.[5]

  • Body Talk Dance Contest
Years: early 1980s

The dance contest serves as a promotional segment for the song "Body Talk" by the British dance group Imagination after its release in 1981.[5]

  • Bolagaan
Years: 2010

Bolagaan is a segment that involves the studio audience. A host blows a whistle to signal audience members to start passing and throwing beach balls all around the studio. The host will blow the whistle again to signal them to stop, and he will randomly select a color from a fishbowl-type container. Everyone who is holding a ball in that color automatically receives a small cash prize. There is a ball with a special sticker, and whoever is holding that ball is eligible to win a larger cash prize by answering a question from the hosts.[28]

  • Brother Louie Dance Contest
Years: late 1980s

The dance contest serves as a promotional segment for the song "Brother Louie" by the German synthpop duo Modern Talking after its release in 1986.[5]

  • Buffalo Dance
Years: (unknown)

Buffalo Dance is one of the many dance competitions created by Eat Bulaga!.[5]

  • Bulagaan
Years: 1980s, 1988, 1990s, 1995, 1997, 2005–2017

Bulagaan is a veteran segment of Eat Bulaga! featuring hosts delivering "knock-knock" jokes in the form of a song. The segment is in a classroom setting, with the hosts divided into groups or pairs and usually dressed in school uniforms. Each group must answer the teacher's question by integrating their answer into a song of their choice. After performing, the group spins a giant roulette wheel ranging from 00 to 100, which will become the basis of their score. The group with the lowest score will be punished at the end of the segment. The hosts then go free-for-all, chasing and throwing cream pies at each other and at the studio audience.[29]

  • Bulagaan Olympics
Years: 2000–2005, 2008, 2012, 2015

The hosts of the show are divided into two teams. Several members of the audience may also be chosen to join either the blue team or the yellow team. Players of each team take turns going through a simple obstacle course, and the team with the fastest time wins the competition.

  • Bulaga Book of Pinoy of Records
Years: 1994–1996, 2014

The Bulaga Book of Pinoy Records is a segment that invites members of the public to set a record in a certain ability, such as removing bottle caps and cleaning fishes. The contestant with most of the task done wins a cash prize and is declared the King or Queen of the Day. The 2014 edition is a subsegment of Juan for All, All for Juan: Bayanihan of d' Pipol.[30]

  • Bulaga High
Years: (unknown)

Bulaga High is a segment of Eat Bulaga!.[5]

  • Bulaga Pa More!
Years: June 2015–January 2016

Bulaga Pa More! is a talent-themed showdown contest between celebrity contestants. The winner of the day is determined by a panel of Dabarkads judges and is sent to the weekly grand finals for the chance to win a larger cash prize. Weekly themes have consisted of certain dances, songs, and singers. A special Dabarkads edition was held to commemorate the program's 36th anniversary, showcasing the competing hosts' production numbers with the theme of signature Eat Bulaga! segments.[31]

C

  • Cappuccino Dance
Years: (unknown)

Buffalo Dance is one of the many dance competitions created by Eat Bulaga!.[5]

  • Center Stage
Years: late 1980s
  • Chacha Dabarkads: EB Super Dance Battle
Years: October 2012

Chacha Dabarkads: EB Super Dance Battle is an ultimate dance battle between Michael V., Ryzza Mae Dizon, Wally Bayola, and Jose Manalo. Each Dabarkads is accompanied by a well-known dance group. The competitors will dance to the song "Chacha Dabarkads," which was sung by Jose Manalo and Wally Bayola. Home viewers will vote for the winner of the competition.

  • Challenge Accepted
Years: 2016

Challenge Accepted is a talent showdown between celebrity contestants. Each week, the contestants are given two conditions that they must do for their performance, which will become the theme for that week. Example of themes include singing while diving inside a tank and hip-hop dancing while wearing a mascot costume.

  • Check 2000
Years: 1990

Check 2000 is a singing contest. A notable contestant is comedian and former Eat Bulaga! host Michael V. who sang a rap song and reached the finals level of the competition. The judge who gave him the lowest score was Ogie Alcasid, who is now his best friend and comedic partner.[32]

  • Cheez Whiz Pop & Lock Kids Dance Challenge: Kaya Mo Buto?
Years: 2009

The general selection process begins with off-air auditions held in various cities across the Philippines. The contestants go through several sets of cuts until only seven groups are left to compete in the grand finals held on Eat Bulaga!. The entire competition is sponsored by the international brand Cheez Whiz.

  • Chiclets Kwarta Every 15 Minutes
Years: 1981

It is a raffle segment sponsored by a chewing gum brand Chiclets where entries (through envelope) of those who participated in the raffle will be picked every 15 minutes during the show. Prizes includes cash and a brand new car.[33]

  • Chihuahua Dance Contest
Years: early 2000s

The dance contest serves as a promotional segment for the song "Chihuahua" by Swiss artist DJ BoBo after its release in 2002.[5]

  • Clash of the Titans
Years: 1981

When the American adventure film Clash of the Titans was released in 1981, Eat Bulaga! ran an intellectually stimulating quiz portion about Greek mythology, in which the movie is based on.

  • Coca-Cola Mag Smile Ngayong Pasko
Years: 2008

Cash prizes and gift packs are given to lucky studio audience members during the Christmas season. The segment is sponsored by Coca-Cola.

  • Coke Smile
Years: 2009

Four lucky people are chosen from the studio audience. Each of them picks a box that contains different cash prizes. They will win whatever the amount is inside the box. The segment is sponsored by Coca-Cola.

  • Communicate Dance Contest
Years: 1983

Communicate Dance Contest is one of the many dance contests created by Eat Bulaga! during the 1980s. Dance groups perform to the Italo electro synth tune "Communicate" by the Italian band Kirlian Camera. It serves as a promotional segment for the song after its release in 1983.

  • Conga Dance Contest
Years: mid-1980s

The dance contest serves as a promotional segment for the song "Conga" by American band Miami Sound Machine after its release in 1985.[5]

  • Cool Dudes
Years: 2001
  • Crush ng Bayan
Years: 2003

It is a beauty pageant for female college students from different colleges and universities.[34]

D

  • Dabarkads Christmas Caroling
Years: 2013

Dabarkads Christmas Caroling is a one-day charity competition between the Eat Bulaga! hosts for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda. The hosts are divided into four caroling groups, while the home viewers are asked to vote for the group with the best performance. The home viewers' SMS text votes are then converted into money which will be donated to each group's chosen barangays that were devastated by the typhoon.[35]

  • Dabarkads in Concert
Years: 2013–2014

Dabarkads in Concert is a special segment that appears during a special occasion, such as birthdays and anniversary celebrations. The segment features performances of the show's hosts and sometimes special guests to celebrate the special event.

  • Dance Dance Revolution
Years: 2000

The dance contest features the popular music video game Dance Dance Revolution produced by Konami.[36] Players stand on a dance platform and hit colored arrows laid out in a cross with their feet to musical and visual cues that appear on a screen. They are judged by how well they time their dance to the patterns presented to them.

  • Dancing Santa Claus
Years: (unknown)

Dancing Santa Claus is a segment of Eat Bulaga!.[5]

  • Del Monte Kitchenomics
Years: 1988–2000s

Del Monte Kitchenomics is a cooking segment that presents food preparation in a kitchen studio set. The portion was removed from Eat Bulaga! and was eventually given its own television program on GMA Network. The segment is sponsored by the international brand Del Monte Foods.[37]

  • Desert Princess Belly Dancing Contest
Years: 1982

The segment is a dance contest for women who can belly dance. The contestants perform to the music "Desert Dance" by the group Abdul Hassan & His Orchestra.

  • Di Ko Kayang Tanggapin Sing-Alike Contest
Years: 1999

It is a singing contest for contestants who can sing the 1994 hit song "Di Ko Kayang Tanggapin" by singer April Boy Regino.[38]

  • Disco Duel Dance Contest
Years: 1980s

Disco Duel Dance Contest is one of the many dance competitions created by Eat Bulaga! during the 1980s.[5]

  • Disco Fever Dance Contest
Years: 1980s

Disco Fever Dance Contest is one of the many dance competitions created by Eat Bulaga! during the 1980s.[5]

  • D'Kilabots Mr. Pogi, Weh?
Years: 2012

D'Kilabots: Mr. Pogi, Weh? is a "beauty" pageant for less attractive men who are talented and confident. The segment is a revival of Feeling Pogi, which is a spoof segment of the classic Mr. Pogi contest. It is also a promotional segment for D' Kilabots Pogi Brothers Weh?!, a romantic comedy film starring Jose Manalo and Wally Bayola.

  • Do The Rave Stomp
Years: early 1990s

The dance contest serves as a promotional segment for the song "Do The Rave Stomp" by Argentine artist DJ Dero after its release in 1993.[5]

  • Doble Kara
Years: 1993, 2000

Doble Kara is a unique singing contest where competitors are able to sing equally well in both male and female voices. To enhance their performances, the contestants are also dressed in unique attires. One-half of their bodies is dressed in male clothing, while the other half is dressed in female clothing. The contestants repeatedly turn their bodies to the proper side that matches the voice type that they are currently using.

E

  • Eat Bulaga! Lenten Special
Years: 1981–2007, 2014–present (replays of old episodes were aired in 2008–2013)

In 1981, Eat Bulaga! started a tradition of suspending its regular programming during the Holy Week. Instead, the show is replaced with drama specials from Holy Monday to Holy Wednesday featuring heart-wrenching stories that convey important lessons about life and family. The special programming stars the Eat Bulaga! hosts and special guest actors. The production of new Lenten specials was put on hold in 2007. During its seven-year hiatus, classic episodes of its old Lenten specials were aired instead. The production of new episodes made its comeback in 2014, and are inspired by true-to-life stories of former winners from Juan for All, All for Juan: Bayanihan of d' Pipol. The Lenten offerings is aired annually since then.[39] The title is alternatively stylized as Eat Bulaga's Lenten Special.

  • Eat Rocks: Christmas Jam to the Max
Years: 2012

The segment is a competition in which rock bands perform rock version of popular Filipino Christmas songs.

  • Eat Star Café
Years: 2005

Eat Star Café has the same concept as the signature Eat Bulaga! segment Bulagaan, except it is in a karaoke bar setting instead of a classroom. Hosts are divided into pairs and must sing their answers to the asker's questions. The score for each group's performance is shown by the karaoke screen.

  • E-Banda
Years: 2008

E-Banda is a music competition for rock bands that were formed in colleges and universities.

  • EB & Co. Christmas Party
Years: November 2015–December 2015

EB & Co. Christmas Party is a segment for groups of coworkers who can put on a good musical performance for their company Christmas party.

  • EB Babes
Years: 2006, 2008

After the SexBomb Girls were pulled off the show by their manager due to a conflict with the show's producer, Eat Bulaga! decided to create a reality competition to search for female dancers who will become part of its new in-house dance group called the EB Babes. The ten winners of the competition became the original members of the new dance group that officially debuted in the show in August 2006.[40]

A second edition was held in February 2008 after one of the original members left the group due to pregnancy. The competition brought in three new members to the group to replace the vacant slot as well as to further expand the dance group.[41]

  • EB Battle of the Bands
Years: October 2012

Five rock bands were selected from off-air auditions held in various cities across the country to compete in the live grand finals of the music competition on Eat Bulaga!.

  • EB Dabarkads Dance Challenge
Years: November 2007

The Eat Bulaga! hosts are divided into pairs to compete in a one-day dance competition. Each pair must incorporate their own style to their performance, and may choose to include a celebrity guest and a well-known dance group in their production. The winner is determined by home viewers via SMS text voting.

  • EB Dance Station
Years: 2009

EB Dance Station is a dance contest for both male and female dance groups. The male dance groups must use the song "Calle Ocho" by Pitbull, while female dance groups must use the song "Diva" by Beyoncé. The emcees for the segment are Mr. Fu and Shivaker.

  • EB Fone Home
Years: 2004-2005

Home viewers get a chance to win cash prizes and other giveaways by calling in to answer a question.[27] The title of the segment is a play on the famous quote "E.T. phone home" from the 1982 American film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

  • EB Gymeoke Exerci-Sing
Years: 2013

EB Gymeoke Exerci-Sing is a unique singing contest in which contestants must sing well while completing a specific workout using one of the gym equipments. The level of difficulty increases while completing the workout. Lance Serrano, an actor and a commercial model, became well known as the "Pambansang Gym Instructor ng Bayan" after his stint as the fitness instructor of the segment.[42]

  • EB Kids' Dance Showdown
Years: November 2012

EB Kids' Dance Showdown is a one-day competition between four groups of child dancers. Each group is accompanied by an Eat Bulaga! host during their performance.

  • EB MRT: Most Requested Trip
Years: 2008

EB MRT: Most Requested Trip is a game segment that is similar to musical chairs, except in a commuter train setting. Audience members and Eat Bulaga! hosts must dance before the on-screen display reveals the sitting position that they must do on the chairs once the music stops. Each round involves two people, one host and one audience member, per chair. The players who are left without a chair are eliminated from the game. One chair is then removed to ensure that there will always be two fewer chairs than there are players. The name of the segment is a word play on the acronym of the Metro Rail Transit System, the train system which the setting of the game is based on.

  • EB Pool Watch
Years: 2013

Two groups of celebrity competitors face a series of exciting challenges and obstacles in the swimming pool. The group with the fastest time wins the game.

  • EB Super Dance: Bayanihan sa Sayawan
Years: February 2012

EB Super Dance: Bayanihan sa Sayawan is a charity dance showdown between the hosts for the victims of the 2012 Visayas earthquake. Home viewers are asked to vote for the winner of the competition. The winner will then receive a large cash prize, which will be entirely donated to the town of the winner's choice. Meanwhile, the number of votes of the home viewers is converted into the amount of emergency preparedness kits that will be brought to the affected towns in Visayas.

  • Electric Avenue Dance Contest
Years: 1997

The dance contest serves as a promotional segment for the song "Electric Avenue" by White Man Can't Reggae from the album Bandung Baby after its release in 1997. It is one of the many dance competitions created by Eat Bulaga! during the 1990s.[43]

  • English 101 with Jimmy Saints
Years: 2016

English 101 with Jimmy Saints is a subsegment of Juan for All, All for Juan: Bayanihan of d' Pipol. Well known for his broken English, Jimmy Santos translates Tagalog words and phrases into English as requested by some barangay residents. The number on the segment's title increases by one after each new episode.

F

  • Fatalbugan
Years: 1997

Fat-Talbugan (alternatively spelled Fat-Talbugan) is a beauty pageant for overweight women. It is one of the first segments on local television that gave chubby and heavy people a chance to prove that big can also be beautiful.[44]

  • Feeling Pogi
Years: 2000, 2009

Feeling Pogi is a "beauty" contest for less attractive men who have the guts and the talent to woo the viewers and to win the competition. The contestants must also name who they think their male celebrity look-alike is as part of their introduction. The segment is the original spoof of the signature Eat Bulaga! segment Mr. Pogi.

  • Feeling Sexy
Years: 2001

It is a contest for overweight women and a revival of the Fat-Talbugan segment. One notable contestant of the contest is the Miss Talent and third-runner-up winner of the 2001 edition, comedienne Boobsie Wonderland.

  • Flashback
Years: 1983

Flashback is an early music competition. One notable contestant is television newscaster Arnold Clavio whose band played as The Beatles. Unfortunately, they lost.[45]

  • Flip Eat: Filipino Rap
Years: 2013

Flip Eat: Filipino Rap is a rap battle competition for aspiring Filipino rap groups. Since the segment was created at the beginning of the Filipino Christmas season, the lyrics of the rap songs must be Christmas-related.

  • Footloose Dance Contest
Years: 1984

The dance contest serves as a promotional segment for the song "Footloose" by Kenny Loggins after its release in 1984. It is one of the show's dance contests in the 1980s.[46]

  • Forever My Love Acting Contest
Years: 2004

The segment is one of the several acting contests created by Eat Bulaga!. It serves as a promotional segment for the 2004 romantic drama film Forever My Love, which stars Oyo Boy Sotto and Nadine Samonte. Contestants must act a scene from the film with a few Eat Bulaga! hosts.

  • Funk Attack Dance Contest
Years: 1981

Funk Attack Dance Contest is one of the many dance contests created by Eat Bulaga! during the 1980s.[47]

G

  • Ganda ng Pare Ko
Years: 2004

Ganda ng Pare Ko is a reality-based personality contest for homosexual individuals. Beauty and brains are two important criteria for the contest, but the contestants must also face a series of challenges in order to determine the winner of the segment.

  • Gaya-Gaya, Puto Maya
Years: 1980s, 1993-1994, 1996

Gaya-Gaya, Puto Maya is the original lip sync impersonation contest for impersonators who can imitate the look and the moves of a local or foreign personality. In the talent portion, the contestants will lip sync the singing voice of the celebrity who they are trying to impersonate. The name of the segment is based on the Filipino phrase that is commonly used to mock someone who is trying to copy someone else.

  • Gayang-Gaya Kaya?
Years: 1995

Gaya-Gaya Kaya? is a lip sync impersonation contest for impersonators who can imitate the appearance and the behavior of a local or foreign personality.[48] The segment is one the several reincarnations of the classic segment Gaya-Gaya, Puto Maya.

  • Generation Neo-Kids
Years: 1998[20]
  • GGSS: Gayang-Gaya! Siyang-Siya!
Years: 2014–2015

GGSS: Gayang-Gaya, Siyang Siya! is a lip sync impersonation contest for contestants who are judged on how good they can copy the look of their chosen local or foreign celebrity. The segment is one of the several reincarnations of the classic segment Gaya Gaya, Puto Maya.[49]

  • Give Love on Christmas Day
Years: 1980s, early to mid-2000s, 2016–2017

Give Love on Christmas Day is a segment that fulfills the simple wishes and dreams of the needy during the Christmas season.

One notable event from the segment was from an Eat Bulaga! episode in December 16, 2006 where a little girl wished to see the SexBomb Girls perform on Eat Bulaga!. It initiated the return of the said dance group to the show, after leaving the noontime show months earlier of that same year due to a rift with both SexBomb Girls and Eat Bulaga!'s managements.[50] [51]

  • Grabe S'ya
Years: 2016

Brave studio audience members get to do a 40-second audition showcasing their talents to the voting audience for the chance to become the next big star.[52]

  • GTV: Girls on Television
Years: 1997-1998
  • Guhit Bulinggit
Years: 1999

Guhit Bulinggit is a drawing contest in the late 1990s for children.[53]

H

  • Hakot All You Can
Years: 2011–2014

One lucky studio audience member has the opportunity to win cash prize based on the weight of the coins that they will scoop and transfer from any of the coin basins to the weighing scale in the center of the stage. The player has 60 seconds to perform the task.[54]

  • Hakot Pa More!
Years: 2016

Hakot Pa More! is a reincarnation of the former segment Hakot All You Can, with a few changes. One audience member has the opportunity to win a cash prize based on the weight of the coins that they scoop and transfer from any of the six coin basins to the weighing scale in the center of the stage. After the first 30 seconds, one member of the That's My Baes will assist the contestant in gathering more coins for the remaining 30 seconds on the timer. The LCD display that shows the current weight of the coins is also covered after the first thirty seconds. Four studio audience members must guess the weight of the coins in order to also win cash prize. The closest guess without going over the actual weight wins more cash prize than the other three players.

  • Harlem
Years: 2005

It is a group dance contest.[55]

  • Headbangers Rockfest
Years: 1994-1995

Aspiring rock and metal bands across the country compete for a chance to win a large cash prize and a recording contract with OctoArts Music The contest was hosted by Fire, the duo of singers Ana and Soraya.[56]

  • Heart to Get
Years: 1990s, 1998

Heart to Get is a reality dating game segment every February during the 1990s in time for Valentine's Day. The segment aims to find a perfect partner from a pool of romantic interests for an eligible bachelor. Each candidate will go through a series of challenges and questions to test the compatibility with the bachelor. The bachelor will ultimately decide which candidate he or she would go on a date with.[57]

  • Hello Afrika Dance Contest
Years: 1991

It is one of the many dance competitions created by Eat Bulaga! during the 1990s. It serves as a promotional segment for the 1990 song "Hello Afrika" by Sweden-based musician and producer Dr. Alban.[58]

  • Hello Telephone?
Years: 1998

Hello Telephone? is an interactive telephone game segment in the mid-1990s.

  • He's So Kaka
Years: 1990s

He's So Kaka is a beauty contest for men who are handsome and talented. The segment is a reincarnation of the classic segment Mr. Pogi. One notable contestant is actor Danilo Barrios who joined the contest in 1998.

  • Hi-Lo Todo Panalo
Years: 2002

Hi-Lo Todo Panalo is a game segment that involves oversized playing cards. In a row of cards, players must guess whether the next card is higher or lower than the previous one. The game continues as long as the player guesses correctly. The segment is based on the American television game show Card Sharks.

  • Himig Pag-Ibig
Years: 1992

Himig Pag-Ibig is a singing contest for Valentine's Day in which pairs sing popular love songs.[59]

  • Housie House Dance Contest
Years: 1996

Housie House Dance Contest is one of the many dance competitions created by Eat Bulaga! during the 1990s.[60]

  • Humanap Ka ng Pang-Eat
Years: 1993,1999

Humanap Ka ng Pang-Eat is a competition for aspiring stand-up comedians. The contestants tell humorous stories, jokes, and one-liners to make the audience laugh. They may also use props and music to enhance their acts.

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  • Idol of the People
Years: 2002

Idol of the People is a talent contest to discover the idol of the people in singing and dancing. The segment is divided into two categories: singing category and dancing category. Two acts (one in each category) will win in the grand finals.

  • Ihaw-ihaw, Kalde-kaldero
Years: (unknown)

It was one of the many segments of Eat Bulaga!. One discovery of that segment was comedian and singer Blakdyak.

  • Inday Henyo
Years: 2016

Inday Henyo is a subsegment of Kalyeserye. It is a cooking competition for barangay residents who have their own unique recipes to traditional Filipino dishes. Each contestant prepares one dish over the course of the episode, taking the audience through the inspiration, preparation, and stages of cooking. The segment is set up like a traditional cooking show, except there are two contestants in each episode. Inday Henyo is integrated into the storyline of Kalyeserye as a contest to look for a new housemaid suitable for the newly married AlDub.

  • Ikaw at Echo
Years: 1990s, 2001, 2013

Ikaw at Echo is an impersonation contest at the turn of the millennium for contestants who can imitate the look and the singing voice of a local or foreign celebrity. The segment is similar to the concept of the classic segment Gaya Gaya, Puto Maya, but the contestants of Ikaw at Echo must use their real voice during their performance instead of lip syncing. One notable contestant who joined the contest was Mitoy Yonting who, a few years after joining the Rockstar 2 Bakit? Sing-Alike Contest in Eat Bulaga!, joined Ikaw at Echo in the same show where he managed to reach to the grand finals.

In 2013, the segment was revived under a new name, Ikaw at Echo: Ka-Voice ni Idol, to further emphasize the voice impersonation aspect of the competition.

  • In Your Eyes Acting Contest
Years: 2010

The segment is one of the several acting contests created by Eat Bulaga!. It serves as a promotional segment for the 2010 romantic drama film In Your Eyes, which stars Claudine Barreto, Anne Curtis, and Richard Gutierrez. Contestants must act a scene from the film with a few Eat Bulaga! hosts.

  • I Object, Your Honor
Years: 2005, 2015

I Object, Your Honor is a special segment that tests the cleverness and originality of the Eat Bulaga! hosts. The hosts are divided into two teams. In each round, both teams are given one specific object. Each group will take turns to think of and to act out a clever use for that object by realizing what other objects it might resemble. For instance, a closed umbrella roughly resembles a sword or a walking cane. The team must then act out its new function. At the end of each round, the judges decide which team had the cleverest ideas.[61]

In 2015, the segment was revived under a new name, I Object, #Nasaan Ang Hustisya?, to make it more relevant to the youth by adding an Internet meme in the segment title.

  • Isang Milyong Pangarap
Years: 1987

Isang Milyong Pangarap is a raffle draw sponsored by Ginebra San Miguel Añejo Rum.[62]

  • I'll Be There For You Singing Contest
Years: 1998

It is a singing contest where the contestants must sing the 1998 hit song I'll Be There for You by The Moffatts. During the contest's grand finals, The Moffatts themselves were invited to the show as judges for the competition.[63]

  • I-Search Na 'Yan
Years: 2015

I-Search Na Yan is a home viewer portion where home viewers have a chance to win cash and other prizes. Ryzza Mae Dizon asks a question related to Philippine history or current events, and people can use any resource, such as an encyclopedia or an electronic source, to find the correct answer.

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  • Kabarangay Dance Showdown
Years: 2008

Kabarangay Dance Showdown is a preliminary round to decide which dance group will represent the National Capital Region (NCR) in the Nationwide Kabarangay Dance Showdown. From the many groups that auditioned off-air, only five dance groups were chosen to compete in the one-day dance showdown live on Eat Bulaga!. Each group is accompanied by an Eat Bulaga! host to show off their best hip-hop moves. The winner will represent NCR in the grand finals and will compete against representatives of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

  • #KaFez
Years: 2015

#KaFez is a beauty contest to honor mothers for Mother's Day. Mothers and daughters who are look-alikes talk about their relationship and showcase their talent.

  • Kahit Sino Pwede!
Years: 2009–2010

Kahit Sino Pwede! is a talent segment for contestants of all ages who have an amazing skill or talent. The segment can be considered as a continuation of the previous talent segment Kakaibang Bida, but its name emphasizes that anyone can join the competition.[64]

  • Kakaibang Bida
Years: 2009

Kakaibang Bida is a talent segment that features magicians, comedians, contortionists, jugglers, and other performers with unique talents.[65]

Years: July 2015–September 2016, October 2016–December 2016

Kalyeserye is a subsegment of Juan for All, All for Juan: Bayanihan of d' Pipol. It revolves around the love story of Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza as the fictional couple known as AlDub, accompanied by the comic triumvirate of Jose Manalo, Wally Bayola, and Paolo Ballesteros as the three grandmothers. Initially started as vignette characters for Problem Solving, the concept of the previous segment morphed into an live impromptu soap opera parody due to the chemistry and drama between Mendoza and Richards. This entirely new concept was eventually entitled Kalyeserye.[66] Popular characters popularized by the segment include Yaya Dub, Lola Nidora, Lola Tidora, Lola Tinidora, and Frankie Arenoli.

The segment went on hiatus in September 2016, but returned shortly after a month in October 2016. The segment's new season is no longer part of Juan for All, All for Juan: Bayanihan of d' Pipol, and is revived as a standalone segment. The second season ended in December 2016 and once again went on hiatus.

  • Kaserola ng Kayamanan
Years: 1979-1982

Kaserola ng Kayamanan is one of the first segments of Eat Bulaga during its debut in 1979. The contestant is presented with five cooking pans and must arrange all of five of them to win the jackpot prize of 10,000 pesos.[17] Throughout the jackpot round, the host makes cash offers that would make the player think if he’ll go through with the game for a chance to win the jackpot prize or withdraw with the offer. It started the trend of giving out big cash prizes and gave rise to future segments like Meron o Wala and Laban o Bawi.[46]

Correction please!!! Hindi po Kaserola ng "Kabayanan" yung original portion kundi "Kaserola ng Kayamanan". Iba ang mechanics nun, hindi sya raffle kundi may studio contestants na kailangang iarrange ang anim na kaserola para mabuo ang word na B-U-L-A-G-A.

  • Ka-Voice: Boses Lang ang Puhunan
Years: 2015

Ka-Voice: Boses Lang ang Puhunan is a subsegment of Juan for All, All for Juan: Bayanihan of d' Pipol. Contestants imitate different voices of well-known local and international celebrities, athletes, political figures, newscasters, and cartoon characters.[67]

  • 'Kaw Na! Da Best Ka!
Years: 2011

Three Eat Bulaga! hosts travel to a particular community to search for a person whose weight exactly matches the weight that they are looking for on that day. The lucky person will be brought to the studio to face three challenges: Good, Better and Best. The Good round deals with an easy trivia question. The Better round deals with a 60-second physical challenge against a studio audience member. The Best round deals with a very easy trivia question. The player is provided with a lifeline to aid him or her with difficult questions.

  • Kaya Mo Ba To?
Years: 2008

Kaya Mo Ba To? is the revival of the former segment Kayang-Kaya Mo 'To, but a few changes were made: the clue-giver is not required to give clues in English and is given only 90 seconds for the game. Like the former segment, the guesser must guess each word based on the verbal cues that the clue-giver provides. The verbal clues are any descriptions, words, and phrases that are related to the word. However, the clue-giver may not say a direct translation of the word, give its antonym, state the first letter the word starts with, or say part of the word in the clue. The clue-giver may not also use hand gestures to give clues. The pair with the most words guessed wins.

  • Kayang-Kaya Mo 'To
Years: 2006

Kayang-Kaya Mo 'To is a word guessing game that has a similar concept as the Hasbro game Catch Phrase. Pairs are given 3 minutes to guess as much words as they can. The guesser must guess each word based on the verbal cues that the clue-giver provides. Verbal clues are any descriptions, words, and phrases that are related to the word. However, the clue-giver must only say his clues in English, and must neither state the first letter the word begins with nor say part of the word in the clue (e.g. describing "shower curtain" with the word "shower"). Hand gestures are also not allowed to describe the word. The pair with the most words guessed wins.[68]

  • Keri Mo 'Teh?!
Years: 2010–2011

Keri Mo Teh?! is a game segment for female celebrities who will compete in three rounds of unusual challenges. The celebrity players and challenges vary from week to week. Challenges can range from playing traditional Filipino games with a twist to retrieving objects in a tank full of cockroaches. The player with the least reaction wins the challenge.

  • Kiddie Ballroom
Years: 2009

Kiddie Ballroom is a dance competition for child pairs who can ballroom dance.

  • Kodak Wish Tours
Years: 1997

It is a raffle portion sponsored by Kodak.[69]

  • Korek Ka Dyan!
Years: 2000-2001

Korek Ka Dyan is a quiz segment that offers a maximum cash prize of 1 million pesos for correctly answering successive multiple-choice questions of increasing difficulty. One contestant plays each day. The contestant is presented with the question and four possible answers before he or she decides whether to answer or to walk away with what they have already won. The segment has a similar format as the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. A spin-off television program was produced, Korek na Korek Ka Dyan!, to compete as one of GMA Network's primetime programs.

  • Kremil-S Hyper Magic
Years: 1998

Kremil-S Hyper Magic is a talent contest for magicians who can perform a number of magic tricks and illusions well. The segment is sponsored by the local brand Kremil-S.

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  • La Bamboula Dance Contest
Years: 1994

La Bamboula Dance Contest is one of the many dance competitions created by Eat Bulaga! during the 1990s. The song was a dance craze during that time.

  • Lab en Kisses Lookalike Contest
Years: 1997

It is an impersonating contest where contestants in pairs must impersonate the characters Lab and Kisses from the 1997 movie Lab en Kisses starring Vic Sotto and Vina Morales. The segment also served as the promotional segment for the movie.

  • Let the Love Begin Acting Contest

The segment is one of the several acting contests created by Eat Bulaga!. It serves as a promotional segment for the 2005 romantic film Let the Love Begin, which stars Richard Gutierrez and Angel Locsin. Contestants must act a scene from the film with a few Eat Bulaga! hosts.

  • Let's Duet!
Years: 1995

Let's Duet! is a singing contest for child pairs who can splendidly perform a duet.[70]

  • Let's Sing-Eat!
Years: 2009–2010

Let's Sing-Eat! is a singing contest for vocal groups with three or four members.

  • Let's Vault In!
Years: 2004, 2006–2007, 2009

Let's Vault In! is a segment where home viewers get a chance to win cash and other prizes. The viewers must text the six-digit combination that the segment will display on screen. The first person to text the combination receives the latest Nokia cellphone and a 500 peso load, while the other nine fastest texters only receive the 500 peso load. Over time, the segment has given other prizes as well. The name of the segment is based on the famous catchphrase, "Let's volt in!", from the anime television series Voltes V.

  • Like Mother, Like Daughter
Years: 1999

It is a contest for mothers and their daughters. The pairs talk about their relationship and showcase their talent.[71][72]

  • Little Mr. Pogi
Years: 1987, 1988

Little Mr. Pogi is a spin-off from the signature Eat Bulaga! segment Mr. Pogi and the predecessor of the segment That's My Boy. The segment is a beauty contest for male children who will show off their looks and their talent in order to earn the title of Little Mr. Pogi. One notable contestant is former child wonder Atong Redillas who became its first-ever grand winner in 1987.

  • Lola Dear
Years: 1980s

Lola Dear is a contest in Eat Bulaga! during the 1980s for grandmothers and elderly women.

  • Look Up: Dabarkads Dance Challenge
Years: 2013

The segment is a dance challenge between the Eat Bulaga! hosts. Each host is accompanied by a well-known dance group. Each group must integrate the song, "Look Up" by Ryzza Mae Dizon, into their performances.

  • Lovefool Dance Contest
Years: 1997

The dance contest serves as a promotional segment for the song "Lovefool" by The Cardigans after its release in 1996.

  • Love on Line (LOL) Dating Game
Years: 2009

Love on Line (LOL) Dating Game is a reality matchmaking segment that aims to find a perfect partner from a pool of romantic interests for an eligible bachelor by testing his compatibility with the candidates through a series of questions. It serves as a promotional segment for Love on Line (LOL), a 2009 romantic comedy film starring Vic Sotto and Paula Taylor.

  • Lucky Truck
Years: 2013

Lucky Truck is a subsegment of Juan for All, All for Juan: Bayanihan of d' Pipol. One player enters a cylindrical chamber. Air jets blow air through holes in the floor of the chamber, which is covered with different colored papers. The player must collect as many colored papers as he or she can while the papers are being blown around throughout the enclosure. Once the time is up, the studio host will randomly pick a specific color and amount. Only the papers with the specific color will be counted. If the player has met the specific amount requirement, the player will get a large cash prize.

  • Lutuan with Super Kalan
Years: mid-1980s

Sometime in the mid-1980s, Pilipinas Shell came up with a new product, a small LPG tank known as the "super kalan," in order to cater to lower income groups. The product was promoted in Eat Bulaga! through a cooking show featuring Vic Sotto as Chef Engelland (derived from the Filipino basketball superstar Chip Engelland) and Joey De Leon as Kuratitay.

The portion was later revived when Lunch Date was able to briefly overtake Eat Bulaga! in the ratings war. The sponsorship of Pilipinas Shell, however, was not obtained and the portion was renamed Lutuan sa Eat Bulaga!.

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  • Macho Men
Years: 2007

Macho Men is a beauty contest for male young adults who are handsome, talented, and physically fit. The contestants are divided into groups each led by an Eat Bulaga! host. Each team must choreograph a production number to showcase their looks and talent.[73]

  • Maid in the Philippines
Years: 1990s

Maid in the Philippines is a beauty pageant and a talent competition for women who work as housemaids.[74]

  • May Key sa TV
Years: 2000

May Key sa TV is a game segment in 2000.[73]

  • May K sa TV
Years: 2001
  • Menudo Sing-and-Dance-Alike Contest
Years: 1984

The segment is a talent contest for groups who can sing and dance like the Puerto Rican boy band Menudo, who was extremely popular in the Philippines in the 1980s.

  • Meron o Wala
Years: 1999–December 2000

Meron o Wala is a game segment that is the predecessor to the more popular Laban o Bawi.[46] The segment is divided into two rounds: the elimination round and the jackpot round.

In the elimination round, the pool of contestants are presented with a series of multiple choice questions. For each cycle of questioning, the contestants must line up behind one of the four choices to answer the question. The people behind the correct answer remain in the game, while the people who answered incorrectly are eliminated. The cycle of questioning continues until only one remains to play the jackpot round.

In the jackpot round, the player automatically receives a base cash prize of 50,000 pesos. Next, the player chooses one box among a group of three. The labels inside the box are: Bopol, Dobol, and Tripol. Bopol reduces the contestant's winning to nothing, Dobol doubles the base cash prize, while Tripol triples the base prize. Throughout the jackpot round, the host makes a cash offer that would make the player think if he’ll go through with the game or withdraw with the offer.

  • Metallic Gigolo Dance Contest
Years: 1982

Metallic Gigolo Dance Contest is one of the many dance contests created by Eat Bulaga! during the 1980s. Dance groups perform the early 1980s Filipino dance craze known as the "Metallic Gigolo," which was popularized by the Wea Dancers. The dance craze uses Italo post-disco songs, including "Paradise" by Change, "Try It Out" by Gino Soccio, and "Head" by Prince. One notable contestant of this contest is comedian and Eat Bulaga! host Jose Manalo.

  • Miss Engkantasya Universe
Years: 2012

Miss Engkantasya Universe is a one-day segment that parodies beauty pageants. The contestants are inspired by the characters from the enchanted world of Engkantasya, the setting of the Enteng Kabisote franchise. The segment is scripted and the outcome of the competition is previously arranged. Miss Engkantasya Universe serves as a promotional segment to Si Agimat, si Enteng Kabisote at si Ako, a 2012 fantasy action film starring Vic Sotto, Bong Revilla, and Judy Ann Santos.

  • Miss Gay Philippines
Years: early 1980s

Miss Gay Philippines is one of Eat Bulaga!'s earliest segments and one of the first gay beauty pageants on Philippine television. It is the predecessor to the iconic and more popular Super Sireyna, a beauty pageant for trans women first aired in 1995.

  • Miss Top of the World
Years: 2013

Miss Top of the World is a one-day segment that spoofs beauty pageants. The segment particularly parodies the Miss World 2013 pageant to celebrate the victory of Megan Young as the first representative from the Philippines to win the title of Miss World. Paolo Ballesteros impersonates Megan Young during the spoof pageant. The segment is fully scripted and the outcome of the competition is previously arranged.

  • Modelo: King & Queen of the Ramp
Years: 1997, 1999

Modelo: King & Queen of the Ramp is a beauty pageant for male and female models. The contestants experience a mock runway show to demonstrate different styles of clothing. They are judged on their overall appearance and performance on the catwalk.

  • Mr. and Ms. EB University
Years: 2009

Mr. and Ms. EB University is a one-day beauty pageant for male and female campus crushes from different universities across the country. The candidates are judged on their looks, talent, and ability to finely answer a question.

  • Mr. and Ms. Seksi
Years: 1996, 2009

Mr. and Ms. Seksi is a summer beauty pageant for both sexy male and female contestants. Candidates are judged on their looks, talent, and ability to finely answer a question.

  • Mr. Guapito
Years: 1997

Mr. Guapito is a beauty contest for men who are handsome and talented. The segment is a reincarnation of the classic Mr. Pogi contest.

  • Mr. Pogi
Years: 1980s, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2012

Mr. Pogi is one of the most famous signature segments of Eat Bulaga!. The segment is a beauty contest for adolescent men who are handsome, talented, and intelligent. Just like the other beauty and talent segments of the show, Mr. Pogi has become an important stepping stool for male teens who wants to enter the showbiz industry. Notable alumni of the contest are 1996 winner Jericho Rosales[75] and 2006 winner Edgar Allan Guzman.[76] The 1993 edition also produced an all-male dance group called Male AttraXion.[77]

  • Mr. Pogi x2
Years: 2012

Mr. Pogi x2 is a one-day spoof segment of the classic Mr. Pogi contest. Four pairs of one Eat Bulaga! host and their hilarious celebrity look-alike compete against each other in the pageant. The segment is fully scripted and the outcome of the competition is decided by using a spinner.

  • Music Maestro
Years: 1997

Music Maestro is a game segment that celebrates Original Pilipino Music (OPM) ranging from 1967 to 1997. For each question, a portion of a song will be played. The contestants must give the title of the song, name its artist, sing its lyrics, or do all three. The contestant with the most points wins.

  • My Big Bossing Sayawan
Years: 2014

My Big Bossing Sayawan is a subsegment of Juan for All, All for Juan: Bayanihan of d' Pipol. It is a dance contest for child dance groups that serves as a promotional segment for My Big Bossing, a comedy anthology film starring Vic Sotto and Ryzza Mae Dizon.[78]

  • My Monster Mom Acting Contest
Years: 2008

The segment is one of the several acting contests created by Eat Bulaga!. It serves as a promotional segment for the 2008 comedy-drama film My Monster Mom, which stars Annabelle Rama and Ruffa Gutierrez. Contestants must act a scene from the film with a few Eat Bulaga! hosts.

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  • Nationwide Kabarangay Dance Showdown
Years: 2008

Nationwide Kabarangay Dance Showdown is a one-day dance contest between the representatives of NCR, Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao who will compete on the dance floor. Each group is accompanied by an Eat Bulaga! host to show off their best hip-hop moves. The competitors are judged on their overall presentation, creativity, and audience appeal.

  • New Kilometrico Quiz Date
Years: 1980s

New Kilometrico Quiz Date is a quiz show segment that was sponsored by the ballpen brand Kilometrico. The quiz contest featured students from different schools, colleges, and universities in the Philippines. The segment was hosted by Tito Sotto and the late Helen Vela.[79][80]

  • New Wave Dance Contest
Years: 1984

New Wave Dance Contest is one of the many dance contests created by Eat Bulaga!. Group of dancers perform to the popular 1980s music genre of new wave, including the song "Jump (for My Love)" by The Pointer Sisters.

  • New York Strutt Dance Contest
Years: 1983

New York Strutt Dance Contest is one of the many dance contests created by Eat Bulaga! during the 1980s. Dancers perform to the 1980s popular dance known as the "New York Strutt." The dance uses funk songs such as "The Beat Goes On" by Orbit, "Magic's Wand" by Whodini, and "Mirda Rock" by Reggie Griffin & Technofunk.

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  • O... Diva?
Years: 1999-2000

O... Diva? is a singing contest for gay singers who can sing like a diva. Two notable contestants of the segment are singer and stand-up comedian Anton Diva and actor and television host Vice Ganda who made it to the finals round of the competition.[81]

  • Ok Fine!
Years: 2001–2002

Ok Fine! is a word-guessing game segment. The hosts are divided into teams. One teammate is given the secret word that his teammates must guess. The clue-giver must describe the secret word to his teammates without mentioning the word itself.

  • One True Love Acting Contest
Years: 2008

The segment is one of the several acting contests created by Eat Bulaga!. It serves as a promotional segment for the 2008 comedy-drama film One True Love, which stars Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera. Contestants must act a scene from the film with a few Eat Bulaga! hosts.

  • On the Spot Art Contest
Years: 2017

On the Spot Art Contest is an art competition for people of all ages using any art medium. The contestants must draw their own interpretation of the word "destiny" within two hours. The contest serves as a promotional segment for AlDub's first primetime television series, Destined to be Yours.

  • On the Spot Jackpot
Years: 2006–2008; 2009

On the Spot Jackpot is a game segment in which a pool of contestants stand on a numbered spot on a raised grid. If the virtual host named Twinky draws their number, the contestant must correctly answer a question and then choose one of the several boxes that contains cash prize. Once all the boxes are paired with a contestant, they are opened one by one to reveal their cash prize. The lucky winner of the maximum cash prize then goes on to the jackpot round. In the jackpot round, the player chooses from among three vaults, which contains questions that the player must answer to win the pot prize.[82]

  • Open Coke, Open Happiness
Years: 2009

Cash prizes and gift packs are given to lucky studio audience members. The segment is sponsored by Coca-Cola to promote the company's new global marketing campaign Open Happiness.

  • O Purong Musika (OPM)
Years: 1995

O Purong Musika (OPM) is a music competition for Filipino bands.[83]

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  • Pak Na Pak!
Years: 2015

Two blindfolded players from each team, wearing oversized gloves, compete with one another to find boxing targets with help from a teammate's verbal guidance. The team that finishes with either the most "knockouts" or the fastest time wins the game.

  • Palengke Queen
Years: 2001

Palengke Queen is a beauty pageant for female merchants from the palengke.[74][84]

  • Pambato ng Barangay
Years: 2010–2011

Pambato ng Barangay is a subsegment of Juan for All, All for Juan: Bayanihan of d' Pipol. It is a talent contest for residents of the barangay of the day. It is the predecessor to the more popular Pambato ng Videoke.

  • Pambato ng Videoke
Years: 2011–2013

Pambato ng Videoke is a subsegment of Juan for All, All for Juan: Bayanihan of d' Pipol. It is a singing competition for contestants from the barangay of the day. The contestants will use a Xtreme Magic Sing videoke machine to perform. Performances are judged by hosts in the studio.[54]

  • Parlor Games
Years: 2015

Contestants play a more competitive version of classic party games, such as freeze dance and potato sack race.

  • Pasko Rito, Pasko Roon
Years: 1990
  • Piso Salamat
Years: 1996
  • Philippine Bulaga Association (PBA) Shootfest
Years: early 1980s, 1997–1999

In the early 1980s, Eat Bulaga! celebrated the Filipino passion for basketball with a competition among teams consisting of two players. The name of the segment is a spoof of the country's professional league, Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). It was through this competition that Jimmy Santos, a former basketball player-turned-actor, became a regular mainstay of Eat Bulaga!.

The portion was revived in the late 1990s to promote PBA when ABS-CBN aggressively sponsored another professional basketball league called the Metropolitan Basketball Association (MBA). The Eat Bulaga! segment was characterized with more lampooning of community-based teams and adopting NBA team names (i.e. Divisoria 76ers, Malinta Jazz). The Eat Bulaga! hosts also parodied venerable PBA commentators, assuming names like Ed Pigsa (after Ed Picson), Chino May Edad (after Chino Trinidad), Anthony Bantay (after Anthony Suntay) and Andy Haw Haw de Carabao (after Andy Jao).

  • Philippine Centennial Exposition 1998: Jingle Writing Competition
Years: 1996

It is a songwriting competition where the contestants compete for composing a jingle that will be used for the then-upcoming Philippine Centennial Exposition 1998 that was held in the year 1998 in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Philippine Independence.[85]

  • Pinagbiyak na Bunga
Years: 2008

Pinagbiyak na Bunga is an impersonation contest for contestants who can imitate the looks and the talent of a local celebrity. Unlike the other impersonation segments of Eat Bulaga!, each contestant of this segment gets to perform with the celebrity who he or she is trying to impersonate.[86]

  • Pinaka-maruming Suot ng Batang Malikot: Tide Paputian Challenge
Years: 1998

It is a contest for children who must send two pictures to the show: One with dirty clothes, and one that was cleaned using the detergent brand that sponsored the segment: Tide.[87]

  • Pinoy Experts: Sireyna ng mga Pako
Years: 2000
  • Pinoy King of Rock 'n' Roll
Years: 1992

Pinoy King of Rock 'n' Roll is a talent contest for individuals who can sing and dance like American musician Elvis Presley. The segment serves as a late tribute to the "King of Rock and Roll."[88]

  • Pretty Boy
Years: 1990, 1992

Pretty Boy is a beauty contest for adolescent men. The contestants are judge on their personality, talent, and stage presence.[89]

  • Punk Rock Philippines
Years: 1981

Punk Rock Philippines is a dance contest in Eat Bulaga! during the early 1980s that was participated by couples wearing weird dresses.[90]

  • Pussycat Dolls Dance-Alike Contest
Years: 2009

The segment is a talent contest for groups who can dance like the American girl group The Pussycat Dolls. Dance groups perform either to the 2009 song "Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)" or to the 2008 single "When I Grow Up."

  • Pwede!!! Eto...Kaya Mo?!? Pekmo!
Years: 2002–2003

Pwede!!! Eto... Kaya Mo?!? Pekmo! is a reality television game segment that is the successor to the controversial segment Sige!!! Ano...Kaya Mo?!? Sakmo!. The segment requires participants to have extraordinary skills to be included in the game, such as breaking hollow blocks with hands, eating fire, and stopping an electric fan with the tongue. The participants will then partake in extreme challenges and dangerous stunts that will test their strength and endurance.[91]

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  • Quadroke Singing Challenge
Years: 2008

Quadroke Singing Challenge is a spin-off from the Trioke Showdown segment. It is a one-day singing contest for ensembles of four singers. Musical duos who auditioned are joined by two Eat Bulaga! hosts to form a quartet. Quadroke Singing Challenge is a special segment for Eat Bulaga!'s international show in Dubai, UAE.

  • Queen of Xanadu
Years: 1981

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  • Quit Playing Games Dance Contest
Years: 1996

The dance contest serves as a promotional segment for the song "Quit Playing Games (with My Heart)" by the Backstreet Boys after its release in 1996.

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  • Rainbowlaga
Years: 1999

Rainbowlaga is a game portion. The name of the segment is a portmanteau of "rainbow" and "bulaga."[73]

  • Rambol sa 9 Ball
Years: 2000
  • Rambulaga!
Years: 1995

Rambulaga! is a numbers game segment. One notable person of the segment is the popular round girl Samantha Lopez, better known as "Grasya." Joey de Leon reasoned that her role of carrying the winning numbers brought in a lot of graces of heaven to the lucky winners, hence the nickname.[46]

  • Rap-Public of the Philippines
Years: 2002

Rap-Public of the Philippines is a rap battle competition for aspiring Filipino rap groups.[27] One notable contestant is Bassilyo, who was discovered by Francis Magalona when his rap group, Crazy as Pinoy, joined the segment.[93]

  • RealEATV
Years: 2004–2006

RealEATV is a reality segment in which several Eat Bulaga! hosts face challenges. The segment shows a short observational documentary chronicling the moments leading up to the completion of the challenge.[94] Notable challenges include Francis Magalona's task to take care of the kids while his wife is away, Allan K.'s 16-kilometer walk from the studio to the Antipolo Cathedral, Wally Bayola's meeting with his father for the first time in 33 years, and Paolo Ballesteros' overnight stay inside a haunted house.

  • Retro Fever Dance Contest
Years: 1998

Retro Fever Dance Contest is a dance contest that is simultaneously launched with the album Retro Fever, which is a compilation of songs that brings back the popular songs from the past. Dance groups must imitate the dance steps associated with one of the songs from the album, "If I Can't Have You" by the Bee Gees.[95]

  • Reyna ng Santacruzan
Years: 1986

Reyna ng Santacruzan is a beauty pageant for women who are beautiful and talented. The contest is so named because the coronation day is held in May, the month of Flores de Mayo, and the grand finals has the participants parading on stage like the ritual pageant of Santacruzan. One notable contestant is actress Alice Dixson.[25]

  • Rockstar 2 Bakit? Sing-Alike Contest
Years: 1997

The segment is a talent contest for pairs who can sing like the Filipino duo called Rockstar 2. The contestant must sing its 1996 soft rock song "Bakit?". One notable contestant of the contest is singer, comedian, and former Eat Bulaga! host Mitoy Yonting who made it to the grand finals.[96]

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  • SakMath
Years: 2006, 2015

SakMath is a challenge segment in which contestants must solve basic arithmetic problems while going through a series of obstacle course. The fastest player wins.

  • Salute to Talent: The AFPMBAI Search for the Golden Voice
Years: 2015

The segment is a singing contest for members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine National Police, Bureau of Fire Protection, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, and Philippine Coast Guard. After going through auditions and a series of cuts off-air, only six men and women remain to compete in the grand finals held on Eat Bulaga!. The segment is produced by the Armed Forces & Police Mutual Benefit Association, Inc. (AFPMBAI).[97]

  • Sari-Sari Awards
Years: 1996, 1998

Sari-Sari Awards is a lip sync competition in which contestants dub over various sound bites to continuously act out famous scenes from films and television shows as well as dance hits.

  • Screen Test
Years: 2005

Screen Test is an acting contest in which contestants will show their acting skills with Eat Bulaga! hosts in a scene.

  • Search for Caribbean Queen
Years: 1980s

Search for Caribbean Queen is one of the many dance contests created by Eat Bulaga! during the 1980s for women.

  • Seamless Na!
Years: 2003–2009

It is a portion on Eat Bulaga! during Saturdays where the late Francis Magalona will shout "Seamless na!" to initiate the transition from their TV show to their then-post-programmer Startalk without breaking into a commercial gap. Here, the Eat Bulaga! hosts talk with the hosts of Startalk through split-screen regarding the latest showbiz news. After Magalona died on March 6, 2009, The "Eat Bulaga!" and "Startalk" hosts continued with the seamless tradition until it was stopped in the later part of the year.

  • Send in Your Dreams
Years: 1980s, 2007

Send in Your Dreams is a segment that welcomes letters containing the wishes and dreams of wishful Filipinos. It grants wishes of the hopeful individuals who want to realize their goals, big or small, via the segment. The segment draws inspiration from the British television series This is Your Life.[73]

  • Shembot
Years: 2010

The new dance craze created by Eat Bulaga! is made into a game segment for further promotion. The contestants must wear special belts that has three ball-filled fishbowl containers. The goal of the game is to do the Shembot dance in order to remove the balls from the containers. The first dancer to shake all the balls out of the containers wins the game.

  • She's Got the Look
Years: 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995

She's Got the Look is a beauty pageant for women who are beautiful and talented. It is one of the several beauty contests created by Eat Bulaga! exclusively for women. One notable contestant is actress Rosanna Roces who won the daily round of the competition.[46]

  • Short Time Show Time
Years: 2005

Short Time Show Time is a talent contest in which contestants are given only 25 seconds to show their talent. Judges will then judge the performances of the contestants. The concept is based on the American television series 30 Seconds to Fame.

  • Shout For Joy Dance Contest
Years: 1991

It is one of the many dance competitions created by Eat Bulaga! during the 1990s. It serves as a promotional segment for the song "Shout For Joy" by Gary Valenciano, which was released in 1991.

  • Sige!!! Ano...Kaya Mo?!? Sakmo!
Years: 2001–2002

Sige!!! Ano...Kaya Mo?!? Sakmo! is a food reality television game segment that asks contestants to eat rotten boiled egg, raw fish, cow testicles, whole roasted rabbit, and other "exotic" foods. It is modeled after the eating stunts from the American reality show Fear Factor. Due to its extreme and gross challenges, the segment was met with criticism from a few politicians who urged the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board to take action. In response, MTRCB was about to give the show a one-week suspension, but Eat Bulaga! voluntarily took the segment off the show before the disciplinary action was enacted. The segment was replaced with a less extreme game segment titled Pwede!!! Eto...Kaya Mo?!? Pekmo!.[91]

  • Sing-Eat
Years: 2002

Sing-Eat is one of the many amateur singing contests developed by Eat Bulaga! during its lifetime. One notable contestant Filipino singer-songwriter Sheryn Regis who was a grand finalist in 2002.

  • Solmux Ang Batang May Ibubuga Baranggay Singing Idol
Years: 2009

The segment is a singing contest for children from different barangays across the country who can sing well. The segment is sponsored by the local brand Solmux.

  • Star Wax Fun N Prize Time 3
Years: 1996

It is a raffle promo sponsored by the floorwax brand Star Wax.

  • Stop the Clock
Years: 2003–2004

Stop the Clock is a game segment that involves a race against time. The game is an adaptation of the game show of the same name from Thailand.[27]

  • Streetboys
Years: 1990s

It is one of the segments of Eat Bulaga! where they featured several all-male dance groups back in the 1990s. Scheduled to perform in the show during Wednesdays (and sometimes on Saturdays), the Streetboys gained popularity through performing dance numbers in the show. The dance group popularized several songs and their dance steps in the Philippines during that time, such as "Beautiful Life" by the Swedish band Ace of Base, "MMMBop" by the American pop rock band Hanson, and "Magic Carpet Ride" by Mighty Dub Katz.[98][99][100] Due to their immense popularity, several members went on to become actor, singer, comedian, and television host. Notable members of Streetboys include Vhong Navarro, Jhong Hilario, Spencer Reyes, and Danilo Barrios.

  • Super Sireyna
Years: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2007, 2013, 2014

Super Sireyna is a beauty pageant for trans women. The competitors flaunt their beauty, talent, and wit in the talent portion and the question-and-answer portion of the competition. The pageant is regarded as a breakthrough concept as it was the first gay beauty pageant on Philippine television after its launch in 1995.

In 2014, the competition was revived as Super Sireyna: Queen of the Queens because it crowned multiple contestants in different categories before choosing the ultimate queen of the competition.[101] In 2015, the segment was relaunched as an international competition with the new title, Super Sireyna Worldwide, accepting candidates from Nigeria, Thailand, Venezuela, and other countries across the globe.[102]

  • Survivor Philippines
Years: 2008

The segment is a promotion for the reality television series Survivor Philippines. The segment emulates the food eating challenges of the reality show, daring the contestants to eat fried fire ants, live superworms, and other gross exotic delicacies.

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  • Ta-Di-Di-Boom Dance Contest
Years: 1998

The dance contest serves as a promotional segment for the song "Ta-Di-Di-Boom" by the Norwegian singer Stella Getz after its release in 1996.[103]

  • Talaga Ha? Sige Na Nga!
Years: 2004

Talaga Ha? Sige Na Nga! is an impersonation contest for contestants who can imitate the look and the talent of a local or foreign personality. The segment is a revival of the classic segment Ikaw at Echo.

  • Talent Todo-Todo
Years: 2008

Talent Todo-Todo is a talent showdown between the hosts of Eat Bulaga!. Each host is accompanied by a guest celebrity and a well-known group.

  • Tatlong Dekads ng Dabarkads Raffle Promo
Years: 2009

The raffle promo is a game segment to celebrate "Tatlong Dekads ng Dabarkads," the term for the 30th anniversary celebration of Eat Bulaga!. It is divided into two parts: the raffle promo and the jackpot playoffs. In the daily raffle promo, the hosts randomly picks two envelopes from the hundreds of raffle entries that the show received from its viewers. The raffle entries must contain proof of purchase of the product sponsor and the person's contact details. The two lucky people gets to play in the jackpot playoffs. A total of thirty entries will be chosen to play the next round. In the jackpot playoffs, the thirty people will go through an elimination round until only one remains to play in the jackpot round. In the jackpot round, the lucky contestant is presented with thirty wheel-like boxes that contains different cash amounts. The player will choose a certain number of boxes which will be opened one by one. The maximum cash prize the player can win is over 1 million pesos.

  • Team Abroad for the Win
Years: 2016

Eat Bulaga! hosts call a lucky OFW who registered on the show's website for a chance to win a large cash prize, which will be received by their family in the Philippines. The winner can pick a television host who will then spin a giant roulette-style wheel mechanism containing cash amounts ranging from 10,000 pesos to 50,000 pesos. The segment is a reincarnation of the former segment Dabarkads Around the Globe.

  • TeeVee Babe
Years: 1999-2003

TeeVee Babe is a beauty pageant for women who are beautiful and talented. It is one of the several beauty contests created by Eat Bulaga! exclusively for women. One notable contestant is Miss International 2005 winner Precious Lara Quigaman who was named only as 1st runner-up of TeeVee Babe.[104]

  • The Lion King Singing Contest
Years: 1994

It is a singing contest for contestants who must sing songs from the 1994 Disney animated film The Lion King. It also serves as a promotional segment for the classic Disney movie.

  • Tindahan Mo, Asenso Mo
Years: 2011, 2012

Individuals who would like to have their own sari-sari store or would like to expand theirs are encouraged to write a letter to the segment. Each week, one lucky winner will receive a sari-sari showcase, an additional cash prize, and other prizes that will help the winner with his or her business. The segment is sponsored by Puregold.[105]

  • Todo Knock Out
Years: 2004–2006

Todo Knock Out (TKO) is a musical game segment that tests the musical knowledge of contestants. A song is played in each round, and the contestants must guess the title, name the artist, or sing the next few lines of the lyrics.

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  • That's My Boy
Years: 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2013,2014

That's My Boy is a beauty pageant and a talent competition for male children who are handsome, talented, and intelligent. It is the successor of the former segment Little Mr. Pogi, and is also a counterpart of the segment Little Miss Philippines, a pageant for female children. Notable contestants include 1998 first runner-up Steven Claude Goyong who went on to star in the sitcom Beh Bote Nga,[106] and 2003 grand finalist BJ Forbes who shortly joined the cast of Eat Bulaga!.[107] MAKISIG MORALES

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  • The First Bulaga High Inter-School Dance Competition
Years: 2008

The First Bulaga High Inter-School Dance Competition is a one-day dance competition between dance groups from high schools across the country. Each group is accompanied by and Eat Bulaga! host.

  • Tong Song Contest
Years: 2004

It is a sing and dance contest in which contestants must sing the song Tong Song by the SexBomb Girls.[108]

  • Trioke Showdown
Years: 2008

Trioke Showdown is a one-day singing showdown for ensembles of three singers. Two Eat Bulaga hosts are accompanied by a guest celebrity to form a trio. The trios will give a different rendition to their chosen songs, and will be judged by both in-house judges and viewers via text voting.[109]

  • Trip na Trip
Years: 1999, 2013

Trip na Trip is a game segment that is similar to musical chairs. Blindfolded audience members must dance before a roulette wheel chooses the sitting position that they must do on the chairs once the music stops. Once the wheel chooses the position, the blindfolded players must walk around and find a chair, which members of the three-member boy group Los Viajeros are sitting on. If a contestant touches a chair, the player must do the sitting position with the Los Viajeros member. The player who is left without a chair is eliminated from the game. One chair and one Los Viajeros member is then removed to ensure that there will always be one fewer chair than there are players. Trip na Trip has a similar concept as the 2008 segment EB MRT: Most Requested Trip.[110]

  • Tsooper Driver!
Years: 2001
  • Tsuperstar Dance Contest
Years: 1986

Tsuperstar Dance Contest is a competition for jeepney drivers who can dance well. It is one of the many dance contest developed by Eat Bulaga! in the 1980s.

  • Tunog Tao
Years: 1990, 1998, 2004

Tunog Tao is a unique competition for musical ensembles who can make unique sounds using parts of their body. The unique sounds are musically combined together to act as a backing track for the group's singer.[17]

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  • U Bet
Years: 2001–2002

U-Bet is a beauty pageant for campus students from all over the Philippines. Paolo Ballesteros, Phoemela Baranda, and Derek Ramsey launched their showbiz careers as the hosts of the segment.[111]

  • Una Kang Naging Bongga sa Eat Bulaga!
Years: 2004

Dressed in drag, Vic Sotto, Joey de Leon, and Jimmy Santos recalled various Filipino celebrities who joined the show as co-hosts, contestants, or special guests. It is a special segment exclusively for the 25th anniversary celebration of the show known as Eat Bulaga! Silver Special.

  • Un, Dos, Tres Maria Dance Contest
Years: 1998

The dance contest serves as a promotional segment for the song "María" by Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin after its release in 1995.

  • Universal Motion Dancers
Years: 1990s

It is one of the segments of Eat Bulaga! that featured several all-male dance groups back in the 1990s. They were formed in 1990 on the show as back-up dancers and were also in-house dance group of record label Universal Records. They popularized several songs and their dance steps such as the legendary "Butterfly" dance step of "Always" by British group Erasure, "Dying Inside to Hold You" by American R&B singer Timmy Thomas, and "Short Short Man" by American hip-hop artist Gilette. Some members, due to their popularity, went on to become actors. Notable members of the dance group Universal Motion Dancers (UMD) include Jim Salas and Wowie de Guzman.[112]

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  • Vanilla Ice Dance Contest
Years: 1991

It is one of the many dance competitions created by Eat Bulaga! during the 1990s. It serves as a promotional segment for the song "Ice Ice Baby" by American rapper Vanilla Ice, which was released in 1990.[113]

  • Videokray
Years: 2003–2004

Videokray is a singing contest for the not-so-serious singers. The highlight of the segment are the judges. The judges of the competition give comically harsh comments about the contestants' performances as well as poke fun of their physical appearance and attire. The panel of judges may vary from time to time, but popular judges include Teri Onor, Gladys Guevarra, and Jimmy Santos. The title of the segment is a pormanteau of "videoke" and the Filipino word "okray," which means to praise somebody kiddingly.

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  • What's Your Number?
Years: 2009–2010

Home viewers get a chance to win cash and other prizes by texting their cellphone number. The segment randomly picks two numbers, and viewers who have the two numbers within their phone numbers may be chosen to luckily win prizes.

  • When I Met U Acting Contest
Years: 2009

The segment is one of the several acting contests created by Eat Bulaga!. It serves as a promotional segment for the 2009 romantic comedy film When I Met U, which stars Richard Gutierrez and KC Concepcion. Contestants must act a scene from the film with a few Eat Bulaga! hosts.

  • Wiggle Wiggle Dance Contest
Years: 1995

The dance contest serves as a promotional segment for the song "Don't Stop (Wiggle Wiggle)" by hip-house duo The Outhere Brothers after its release in 1995.

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  • Yaya and Angelina Acting Contest
Years: 2009

The segment is one of the several acting contests created by Eat Bulaga!. It serves as a promotional segment for the 2009 comedy film Yaya and Angelina: The Spoiled Brat Movie, which stars Michael V. and Ogie Alcasid. Contestants must act a scene from the film with a few Eat Bulaga! hosts.

  • Yes Yo! Yes Yo-Yo
Years: 2003

Yes Yo! Yes Yo-Yo is a talent competition for individuals who can perform amazing tricks on a yo-yo.

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