Angel Locsin, ‘Magdusa Ka’ and ‘Kahit Isang Saglit’ Nominated in the 37th International Emmy Awards

The Philippines received 3 nominations in the upcoming 37th International Emmy Awards: GMA's "Magdusa Ka" and ABS-CBN's "Kahit Isang Saglit" are nominated for Best Telenovela and Angel Locsin is nominated for Best Actress.

The nominees for the 2009 International Emmy Awards was announced Monday, October 5, 2009 during a Press Conference at MIPCOM, Cannes, France.

17 countries received at least one nomination this year with England leading the pack with 9 nods followed by Brazil with 5 and triple tie in third place are Germany, Mexico and the Philippines with 3.

ABS-CBN got 2 nominations, one is for the Best Telenovela category for Kahit Isang Saglit and the other is for the Best Actress category for Angel Losin. Kahit Isang Saglit is the co-production of Malaysia and Philippines starring Jericho Rosales and Carmen Soo. Angel Locsin, on the other hand, was nominated for her performance in the top-rating fantaserye Lobo.

The third RP nomination comes from the GMA afternoon soap “Magdusa Ka.” The remake of the 80’s drama movie starred Dennis Trillo, Iwa Moto and Katrina Halili. It will also vie in the Best Telenovela category bringing the network war to the International Emmy’s as ABS-CBN’s Kahit Isang Saglit is also vying in the same category.

Here is the complete list of nominees for the 37th International Emmy Awards:


Mamonas Assassinas – All My Life
TV Globo, Brazil

The Mona Lisa Curse
Oxford Film & Television for Channel 4, United Kingdom

Ode to Joy: 10,000 Voice Resound!
Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc., Japan

Seven Gates of Jerusalem
TVP SA / Platige Image


Robert de Hoog (Skin)
Humanist Broadcasting Foundation / IJswater Films, The Netherlands

Chen Li (Ultimate Rescue)
China Movie Channel, PR China

Óscar Olivares (Capadocia)
HBO Latin America Originals, Mexico

Ben Whishaw (Criminal Justice)
BBC, United Kingdom


Emma De Caunes (Night Birds)
CHEZ WAM, France

Angel Locsin (The Wolf/Lobo)
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, The Philippines

Cecilia Suárez (Capadocia)
HBO Latin America Originals, Mexico

Julie Walters (A Short Stay in Switzerland)
BBC, United Kingdom


Dustbin Baby
Kindle Entertainment, United Kingdom

Lharn Poo Koo E-Joo
Workpoint Entertainment Public Company Limited, Thailand

The Little Emperor’s Christmas
TV Globo, Brazil

Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Denmark


Hoshi Shinichi’s Short Shorts
Telecom Staff for NHK in association with NHK Enterprises, Japan

Peter Kay’s Britain’s Got the Pop Factor…
Phil McIntyre / Goodnight Vienna for Channel 4, United Kingdom

The Slum
TV Globo, Brazil

Turkish for Beginners
Bayerischer Rundfunk / Norddeutscher Rundfunk / Westdeutscher Rundfunk / ARD-Werbung / Hofmann & Voges Entertainment GmbH, Germany


The Ascent of Money
Chimerica Media for Channel 4, United Kingdom

Cityboy – The Life of Investment Banker Geraint Anderson
United Docs / ECO Media / WDR, Germany

Pancho Villa: Aqui y Alli
The History Channel Latin America / Anima Films, Argentina

Shooting the Messenger
Al Jazeera English, Qatar


HBO Latin America Originals, Mexico

The Land of the Wind
Korean Broadcasting System, South Korea

The Protectors
Danish Broadcasting Corporation in association with ZDF / NRK / SVT, Denmark

Sokhulu & Partners
Paw Paw Films, South Africa

Kudos Film and TV Ltd, United Kingdom


The Amazing Race Asia
Amazing Race Productions Inc. / ABC Studios / SPE Networks – Asia Pte Ltd (AXN Asia) / Sony Pictures Television / ActiveTV Asia Pte Ltd / ActiveTV Pty Ltd, Singapore

Historia Extrema
The History Channel Latin America / Endemol Argentina, Argentina

I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!
ITV Studios, United Kingdom

The Phone
Park Lane TV Productions, The Netherlands


India – A Love Story
TV Globo, Brazil

Magdusa Ka
GMA Network, Inc., The Philippines

Second Chance
TF1 Production / Fontana, France

A Time for Us (Kahit Isang Saglit)
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation / Double Vision SDN BHD, The Philippines


Maysa – When the Heart Sings
TV Globo, Brazil

The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall
Talkback Thames for Channel 4, United Kingdom

Ultimate Rescue
China Movie Channel, PR China

The Wolves of Berlin
Ziegler Film GmbH & Co. KG / ZDR, Germany

The winners for the 2009 International Emmy Awards will be revealed on November 23, 2009 at the Hilton New York Hotel. The event will be hosted by UK television star Graham Norton.

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