The country’s leading content provider, ABS-CBN, bagged 16 national honors at the 2022 Asian Academy Creative Awards (AAA), which will be representing the Philippines in the regional awards in Singapore on December 8.
The 16 programs and personalities of ABS-CBN will be up against national winners from other countries in the Asia Pacific region including current Best Entertainment Host Vice Ganda who is nominated again in the same category.
The Broken Marriage Vow claimed six national winner titles with Jodi Sta. Maria as the national winner for Best Leading Actress and Zaijan Jaranilla as the Best Actor in a Supporting Role. The hit series was also named national winner for Best Adaptation of An Existing Format, Best Promo or Trailer, Best Editing (Rommel Malimban), and Best Theme Song or Title Theme (“Gusto Ko Nang Bumitaw” by Morissette).
It’s Showtime also clinched the Best General Entertainment, Game, or Quiz Programme and Best Direction (John Moll).
Four ABS-CBN programs also won in their respective categories including KBYN: Kaagapay ng Bayan (Best Current Affairs Programme or Series), ASAP Natin ‘To (Best Music or Dance Programme), Maalaala Mo Kaya – “Beauty Behind Bars Episode” (Best Single Drama or Telemovie/Anthology Episode); and Metro Channel’s The Crawl Singapore (Best Lifestyle Programme).
Kapamilya artists also emerged at the top as they clinched their national winner titles including Viral Scandal’s Dimples Romana (Best Actress in a Supporting Role) and My Papa Pi’s Pepe Herrera (Best Comedy Performance).
Meanwhile, ABS-CBN Film’s Kun Maupay Man It Panahon (Whether The Weather Is Fine) took the award for Best Feature Film.