ABS-CBN Corporation was recognized as the ‘Most Innovative Network’ in the inaugural Global City Innovative College (GCIC) awards held recently.
ABS-CBN programs, stars, and personalities won a total of 11 awards during the ceremonies including ‘Most Innovative Television series’ for “On The Wings Of Love” and ‘Most Innovative Sunday Noontime Show’ for “ASAP 20.”
Jodi Sta. Maria, meanwhile, won the ‘Most Innovative Actress award’ for her portrayal of Amor Powers in “Pangako Sa ‘Yo,” and Paulo Avelino was named the ‘Most Innovative Actor’ for his role as Carlos Antonio in “Bridges of Love.”
Recognitions were also given to Kapamilya personalities Karen Davila, who won ‘Most Innovative Female Newscaster,’ Boy Abunda, who was hailed as the ‘Most Innovative Male Television Host,’ and Kris Aquino, who was chosen as the ‘Most Innovative Female Television Host.’
News and Current Affairs programs “TV Patrol,” “Matanglawin,” and “Umagang Kay Ganda,” on the other hand, were named as ‘Most Innovative News Program,’‘Most Innovative Educational Program,’ and ‘Most Innovative Morning Program’ respectively.
Organized by Global City Innovative College, the GCIC is awarded to media products in television that are deemed innovators in the industry.
Some of the award-winning Kapamilya shows were seen while some continue to be seen all over the world via The Filipino Channel’s (TFC) video-on-demand (IPTV and TFC.tv), satellite, and cable platforms worldwide as well as via its mobile service in the U.S., and Middle East.