Corporate communications VP Kane Choa (2nd from left) and the ABS-CBN team accept the company’s award for Best Media CompanyABS-CBN continues to receive the academic community’s approval as it won 12 awards, including Best Media Company, at the 20th Gawad Tanglaw.
The country’s leading content provider, which continues to bring world-class Filipino stories on various platforms through different partnerships, was also honored with the Gawad Manuel L. Quezon University Para Sa Sining at Kultura ng Telebisyon.
In the entertainment category, “The Broken Marriage Vow” emerged as the big winner, clinching the Best Teleserye award and Best TV Actress award for Jodi Sta. Maria for her portrayal of Dr. Jill Ilustre. The Best TV Actor award went to Piolo Pascual for his performance in “Flower of Evil.”
“It’s Showtime” and “ASAP Natin ‘To” won as Best TV Variety Shows while hosts Anne Curtis and Gary Valenciano were the recipients of the Gawad Sa Sining at Kultura ng Paglilingkod sa Bayan. Vice Ganda was awarded the Gawad Dr. Debbie Francisco Para Sa Sining at Kultura ng Pangmadlang Komunikasyon.
ABS-CBN’s news programs and journalists also bagged top honors, including Best TV Newscast for “TV Patrol” and Best TV News Anchor for Henry Omaga-Diaz. Doris Bigonia and Alvin Elchico were hailed as Outstanding TeleRadyo Anchors, while ANC’s “At the Moment (ATM)” triumphed as the Best Lifestyle Program.
Gawad Tanglaw, or Gawad Tagapuring mga Akademisyan ng Aninong Gumagalaw, which is composed of film critics, scholars, historians and members of the academe, aims to recognize exemplary works in various media.