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ABS-CBN opens auditions for the Philippines’ first ever BL dating show ‘Hello Searcher’

Actor Alex Diaz will be The Searcher in the country’s first ever BL dating game show ‘Hello Searcher.’

ABS-CBN opens auditions for the Philippines’ first ever BL dating show ‘Hello Searcher’-Rhea Manila Santos
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Rhea Manila Santos

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06/28/2022 09:43 AM
ABS-CBN opens auditions for the Philippines’ first ever BL dating show ‘Hello Searcher’

Just in time for this year’s Pride Month celebration, ABS-CBN announced their latest series which is also be the country’s first ever BL (Boys’ Love) dating show called Hello Searcher. In the teaser video, 2020 Miss Trans Global title holder and the show’s host Mela Habijan shared more details about the exciting new digital series which is the brainchild of Black Sheep productions who is also behind the 2020 hit BL web series Hello Stranger.

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“Find your spark in the Philippines’ first BL dating show Hello Searcher. I am Mela Habijan and I will be your host, ang inyong Mother-Sparker. Come join the fun as I help our searcher get to know six searchees as they go through exciting games and challenges until only one spark remains,” Mela said in the video. 


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The teaser video was posted on Star Magic’s Instagram account last June 27 along with the caption, “Tama na 'yang kakasana-ol mo d'yan! YOU DESERVE A SPARK!  ️ 

“From the producers of the hit BL series Hello Stranger, find your spark in HELLO SEARCHER, the Philippines' first BL dating show, hosted by the first Miss Trans Global, the one only Mela Habijan, our MOTHER-SPARKER!   

“We can't wait for you to meet our SEARCHER soon!”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Star Magic (@starmagicphils)

After the initial teaser, it was then announced that Star Magic Circle Batch 13 actor Alex Diaz is going to be The Searcher for the dating game show’s initial season. Alex last starred in Dreamscape’s iWantTFC series Oh, Mando! in 2020. He also shot the international film Glitter and Doom last year in Mexico City. Alex also came out as a bisexual in 2019.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by ABS-CBN (@abscbn)

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ABS-CBN has already opened auditions to those interested in joining the show and becoming one of Alex’s six lucky searchees. The official post read, “Mga deprived sa landi, MAG-INGAY!   DASURV MO NG SPARKS, kaya this is your chance!   

“We are looking for our SEARCHEES in HELLO SEARCHER, the Philippines' first BL Dating Show! If you fit all the requirements below, why not shoot your shot?   Submit your entry now at bit.ly/HelloSearcherSC !

“We're excited to say hello soon  ”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by ABS-CBN (@abscbn)

Aside from Hello Searcher, ABS-CBN’s previous BL projects include Hello Stranger: The Movie which was the first BL movie Valentine offering of ABS-CBN Films and Black Sheep last year starring Tony Labrusca and JC Alcantara. ABS-CBN also acquired the rights to air the popular Thai BL series 2gether in 2020 which starred  Vachirawit “Bright” Chivaaree and Win Metawin Opas-iamkajorn.