ABS-CBN recently scored two international nods as “Maalaala Mo Kaya” (MMK) clinched a nomination from International Emmy Awards 2013, while “Wansapanataym” was named finalist in the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Prizes 2013.
Upholding 60 years of greatness of Philippine television, “MMK” is nominated in the Best Drama Series category for its episodes titled “Manika” (starring Jane Oineza and Angel Aquino) and “Pulang Laso” (starring Carlo Aquino and Joem Bascon), which were both directed by Nuel Naval. “MMK” is the only nominated TV program from the Philippines. Meanwhile, “Wansapanataym’s” episode titled “Number One Father and Son” is finalist under ABU Prizes 2013’s Television Special Jury Prizes-Children’s category. The Sponky Villarin-directed episode starred Kapamilya child wonder Zaijian Jaranilla and Epy Quizon.
The 41st International Emmy Awards Gala will happen on November 25 at Hilton New York Hotel; while the finals of ABU Prizes 2013 will take place on October 28 at Hanoi, Vietnam.
Continue to watch every Saturday night the longest-running fantasy-drama anthology “Wansapanataym,” back-to-back with Asia’s longest-running drama anthology “Maalaala Mo Kaya” (MMK) on ABS-CBN’s ‘Yes Weekend.’