Is Showtime's #ToMiho love team the answer to #AlDub?
From Pastillas Girl to...PBB?
Photo via Tommy Esguerra's Instagram account
(SPOT.ph) Despite It's Showtime host Vice Ganda conceding defeat to Eat Bulaga a few weeks ago, many have hailed the ABS-CBN show's new love team as their answer to AlDub...again.
The show recently launched "ToMiho: A Love Realiserye," which revolves around the blossoming romance between Pinoy Big Brother 737 grand winner Miho Nishida and first runner-up, Tommy Esguerra. The segment will reportedly take place inside the PBB house, where Miho and her family are currently staying while her new house (which she won from the reality show) is under construction.
It's easy to see the comparisons between the two—for one, the name "realiserye" would probably remind EB viewers of Aldub's "Kalyeserye." Miho, who was raised in Japan, has a limited Tagalog vocabulary, which made her quiet demeanor endearing to PBB viewers. Meanwhile, Tommy can be likened to Alden in his equally chivalrous ways. The new segment will also feature Tommy going through various challenges to prove his love for her.
The new love team has already earned a solid following from PBB that is now steadily growing, thanks to It's Showtime and their off-screen romance.
The noontime show previously launched "Nasaan Ka Mr. Pastillas?" which capitalized on Angelica Yap's newfound Internet fame. The segment featured Angelica going on different dates, which immediately drew flak from loyal audiences and led to the MTRCB summoning the show after allegations of "pimping." The segment ended around mid-October.
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