ABS-CBN, the country’s leading media and entertainment company, hauled a total of 16 awards including recognitions for ABS-CBN as Best TV Station, “TV Patrol,” and “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano,” Best Talk Show Host for Vice Ganda, and Best Child Actor for Awra Briguela at Trinity University of Asia’s 3RD Platinum Stallion Media Awards.
“TV Patrol,” the most watched newscast in the country, was named as Best News Program, while seasoned journalists Ted Failon and Karen Davila won Best Male News Anchor and Best Female AM Broadcast Journalist, respectively.
“FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano,” the country’s most watched TV program, which is extended until January 2018, was hailed as Best Primetime Program.
Other awards that ABS-CBN took home were Best Educational Program (“Matanglawin”), Citation for Best Radio Public Affairs Program (DZMM “Usapang de Campanilla”), Citation for Best Public Affairs Program Host (Boy Abunda), Best Noontime Show (“It’s Showtime”), Best Variety Show (“ASAP”), Best Morning Show (“Magandang Buhay”), Best Talk Show Host (Vice Ganda), Best Film Actress (Julia Barretto), Best Child Film Actor (Awra Briguela), Best Male TV Personality (Ian Veneracion), and Citation for Youth Character Model of the Year (Coco Martin).
Trinity University of Asia’s Platinum Stallion Media Awards aims to honor the contributions of individuals and groups in shaping the media industry in the Philippines.
Winners were chosen by the university’s students, alumni, faculty, staff, and stakeholders.