Its out! The nominees for 19th Asian Television Awards were announced including various nominations from the Philippines. A total of 239 programs from 38 countries were selected for the much coveted titles they are vying for. Leading the pack, with multiple nominations across several categories, are Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, FOX International Channels, and MediaCorp.
From the Philippines, 9 television programs were nominated including an adaptation of the popular reality show, THE VOICE. Dennis Trillo is also nominated for his performance in My Husbands Lover.
BEST NEWS PROGRAMME
KRISIS SA ZAMBOANGA (GMA News TV)
TV PATROL: (ABS-CBN Corporation)
SAKSI: (GMA News TV)
BEST INFOTAINMENT PROGRAMME
Pinoy Hoops: A National Obsession – Fox International Channels Asia
I Wouldn’t Go In There – Philippines: Haunted Hospital -Fox International Channels Asia
BEST ADAPTATION OF AN EXISTING FORMAT
The Voice of the Philippines -ABS-CBN Corporation
BEST SPORTS PRESENTER/COMMENTATOR
TJ Manotoc The Score – (ABS-CBN Corporation)
Dennis Trillo – My Husband’s Lover ( GMA Network, Inc.)
Dominic Zapata – My Husband’s Lover (GMA Network, Inc.)
Last year, SAKSI from GMA 7 was hailed Highly Commended in its feature on Typhoon Pablo’s Trail of Death, Michael V from GMA Network’s Bubble Gang and Lorna Tolentino’s performance in Pahiram ng Sandali (Chasing Moments) from GMA Network, Inc.
The winners will be announced at the Awards gala ceremony at Asia’s most spectacular destination – Marina Bay Sands, Singapore on 11 December, 2014.