I Dare YouI Dare You is one of the most exciting reality variety shows in the Philippine TV. It was launched last July 11, 2011 and had its final episode in October 21, 2011 and was the first joint project of ABS-CBN’s entertainment group and the News and Current Affairs Division. At its first season, the primary hosts are Melisa Cantiveros, Jericho Rosales, and Iya Villania. For this year, the second season of I Dare You will begin on June 2013. For season 2, the hosts will be Deniesse Joaquin, John Prats, and Robi Domingo. They will replace both Rosales and Villania while retaining Cantiveros.
Every week, I Dare You will look for certain individuals or a group of people who has difficulty in life. They are part of the Filipino masses and struggle to make ends meet. They have certain real-life stories that will inspire anyone.
The host, together with the weekly guest will then try to emulate the ordinary life of these people who will then be known as the Bidang Kapamilya. The celebrity guests will then be challenged to come out from their comfort zone and perform the laborious jobs of these ordinary people.
Jericho Rosales – an actor and hunk. In the show, the two female hosts compete for his attention. His nickname is Echo and hosted the show from first episode until its final.
Iya Villania – also known as Rae, she is athletic, bubbly, and beautiful.
Ethel Booba – she started to host the show after being a guest. Later in episode 11, she joined the show as a permanent host. Ethel considered herself as the goddess of plastic surgery as she has already undergone many surgeries.
Melisa Cantiveros – known for her funny antics and expression, she makes the show livelier and more interesting. She thinks of herself as the most beautiful host of I Dare You. People call her Isay or Melai.
Robi Domingo - the cute boy next door who always tries his best in cracking a joke but could not pull it together. He is known with names Boy Waley and Rob.
John Prats – he is a great entertainer and a dancer. Because of being in the entertainment industry, longer than any of the host, John is known to be more experienced and better in hosting. Though he is short in height, he is still big in entertainment factor.
Deniesse Joaquin – the newest host in the show and a newbie in entertainment industry. She was made famous because of her gay lingo.
I Dare You is part of Kapamilya Gold shows in ABS-CBN’s primetime schedule. It is directed by Nico Hernandez and Alco Guerrero. The executive producers are Peter Edward Dizon, Emelina Aguilar, and Alexis Jeffrey Asuncion. Editors are Dax Ochica and Ronald Caro. The average running time of the show is 30 minutes and showed only once a week.