This is the first Teen Edition to be held after a regular season instead of a Celebrity Edition. It lasted for 78 days, surpassing the second Teen edition for the longest Teen Edition by only one day. There were two sets of auditions for this edition.
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The declaration, which was made on March 29 by the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints Cardinal Angelo Becciu, is the preliminary process for sainthood. Thomas de Gabory. Ramos was born in and spent his early years in the slums of Pasay City and had worked as a scavenger to help augment the meager family income. He was later diagnosed with having Duchenne muscular dystrophy. As the disease progressed, Ramos could no longer stand and his muscles weakened. Despite his condition, he got himself involved in work helping street children. He was baptized in and the following year he received his first communion and the sacrament of confirmation. In , his condition worsened and had to be brought to the hospital but maintained a friendly attitude, thanking everyone for helping him. Declaring a candidate to sainthood a Servant of God is the first step towards reaching the goal.
French Dominican Fr. Thomas de Gabory, who will be present in the mass at the Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral, will initiate the cause for the beatification and canonization of Ramos along with Ongtioco. The CBCP said that declaring Ramos as servant of God is the first step toward recognizing him as a saint after the archdiocese of Cubao has submitted documents to the Vatican for him to become a saint. Ramos will still have to go through other steps which include the declarations of venerable, blessed and canonization, according to the CBCP. Ramos spent his early years in the slums of Pasay City and became a scavenger in the streets with his younger sister to help his family make ends meet before he was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Ramos entered the Tulay ng Kabataan Foundation in and helped with streetchildren in one of its centers after he got acquainted with a group of street educators from the foundation. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!
Toni Gonzaga returned as primetime host; this was also the first Teen Edition that she would be hosting. This time, the prizes offered for the winner were a laptop, an LCD TV set, kitchen appliances, a business showcase, a condominium, and one million pesos. The instructions told the receiver that they must go to the final casting call in Manila without public information. From these thirty who answered the casting call, fourteen were chosen to enter the house. It showed the selection process used to choose the fourteen official housemates. While their faces were blurred to withhold their identities, a few of them were eventually shown and their names revealed as Big Brother told them of their rejection through his Big Red Phone. There are several reasons the word "Plus" was added to the edition name.