WATCH: ‘Showtime’ Kicks off 5th Anniversary With Dance Medley

A month-long  grand celebration kicked off on Wednesday with spectacular performances from show hosts and co-hosts.

Each of the mainstays — Coleen Garcia, Kim Atienza, Ryan Bang, Jugs Jugueta, Teddy Corpuz, Jhong Hilario, Karylle, Billy Crawford, Vhong Navarro, Anne Curtis, and Vice Ganda — took turns on stage dancing to tunes identified with them, drawing cheers from the “madlang people.”

The ABS-CBN variety show premiered in October 2009 as a morning talent search now called “Showtime.” It updated its title to the current one when it was moved to the noontime slot in 2012.

The month-long celebration of “It’s Showtime’s” fifth anniversary will once again have co-hosts form four to five different teams to compete in “Magpasikat,” the traditional week-long talent showdown of the mainstays.