ABS-CBN continues to get the stamp of approval from students and teachers as it ended May with 39 more recognitions from the 21st Gawad PASADO Awards, 18th Kabantugan Awards, and 7th Kagitingan Awards.
Leading the Kapamilya winners in PASADO was the afternoon show “Kadenang Ginto,” which was named PinakaPASADOng Teleserye and its ” lead stars Beauty Gonzalez and Albert Martinez, who were awarded PinakaPASADong Aktres sa Teleserye and PinakaPASADOng Aktor sa Teleserye, respectively. Veteran actor Ronaldo Valdez, from another Kapamilya Gold hit program “Los Bastardos,” earned the PASADO Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Pampelikulang Samahan ng Dalubguro (PASADO), an organization of master teachers that review films as documents and materials for teaching different disciplines, also honored Star Cinema’s “Kasal” as PinakaPASADOng Pelikula, together with five other films, with its lead stars Paulo Avelino and Bea Alonzo awarded as PinakaPASADOng Aktor and PinakaPASADOng Aktres, respectively.
Mycko David also received the PinakaPASADOng Sinematograpiya for “Kasal,” while Marya Ignacio accepted the PinakaPASADOng Editing award for the Philippines’ highest-grossing film “The Hows of Us.” Other Kapamilya that passed PASADO’s criteria were McCoy De Leon and Maymay Entrata, who were named as PinakaPASADOng Dangal ng Kabataan awardees.
ABS-CBN also earned twenty-two trophies at the 18th Kabantugan Awards of the Mindanao State University – General Santos City, which honors the outside-campus role models of the youth such as wholesome personalities/celebrities in local and national television. Among the awards received by the Kapamilya contingent were Most Favorite Female TV News Anchor for Karen Davila, Most Favorite TV News Program for “TV Patrol,” Most Favorite Movie Actress for Kathryn Bernardo, Most Favorite TV Actor and Most Favorite Movie Actor for Jericho Rosales and Most Favorite TV Actress for Angel Locsin, and Most Favorite Entertainment Show for “It’s Showtime.”
Meanwhile, “It’s Showtime” and “Magandang Buhay” were the big winners at the Bataan State Peninsula University 7th Kagitingan Awards for Television, the first student-based media award-giving body in Central Luzon which recognizes local television programs that promote and impart values of valor in its diverse delineation.
The noontime show was named Pinakamagiting na Entertainment Program 2019, while the show of Karla Estrada, Jolina Magdangal-Escueta, and Melai Cantiveros-Francisco was hailed as Pinakamagiting na Talk Show 2019. Kapamilya artists and personalities like Anne Curtis and Vice Ganda from “It’s Showtime” were hailed as Pinakamagiting na Personalidad ng Entertainment Program, while “The Bottomline” anchor Boy Abunda won as Pinakamagiting na Personalidad ng Talk Show, and Zaijan Jaranilla was named as Pinakamagiting na Personalidad ng Drama Anthology for his performance in “MMK.”