Marian Rivera Snubbed by PMPC Star Awards, Angel Locsin Received 2 Nods

The Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) has released their nominees for the 2008 Star Awards for Television and Angel Locsin received two acting nominations while Marian Rivera was snubbed.

In the Best Single Performance by an Actress category, every contenders are kapamilya stars that starred from the longest-running drama anthology “Maalaala Mo Kaya.” Angel Locsin is nominated in this category for the “Pilat” episode of MMK. She’s vying with veteran actresses Gloria Romero for “Singsing”, Susan Roces for “Basura”, Helen Gamboa for “Mesa”, Cherry Pie Picache for “Tren”. Shaina Magdayao is also nominated for the “Telebisyon” episode of the said drama anthology.

In the Best Drama Actress category, Angel Locsin is nominated for her fantaserye “Lobo.” Two other kapamilya stars are nominated in this category and they are Judy Ann Santos for Ysabella and Coney Reyes, also from the teleserye Ysabella. 3 Kapuso stars are also vying for this award and they are Dina Bonnevie for Babangon Ako’t Dudurugin Kita, Sunshine Dizon for Impostora, and Lovi Poe for Sine Novela Presents: Kaputol Ng Isang Awit.

Marian Rivera, on the other hand, was snubbed by the PMPC Star Awards this year by her non-inclusion in the Best Drama Actress category for her role in Marimar. However, she was recognized by the award-giving body last 2006 as Best New Female TV Personality.

In the Best Primetime TV Series category, only original Filipino-made series made it to the list. These shows are Lobo (ABS-CBN), Ysabella (ABS-CBN), Impostora (GMA-7), La Vendetta (GMA-7) and Joaquin Bordado (GMA-7).

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