Mariel’s hosting stints on ABS-CBN this year include Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition 2, Celebrity Hit List (Cinema One), Entertainment Live, Pinoy Big Brother season 2 and PBB Uplate. She also tried acting via a Maalaala Mo Kaya episode called “Stoplight.” Recently, she appeared on the tv commercial for Del Monte Fit ‘n Right.
Last year’s no. 23 was Diana Zubiri. Mariel climbed 28 notches this year. She received 414 votes in the Top 30 poll.