ABS-CBN’s cinematic style documentary “Storyline” by Patricia Evangelista and Paolo Villaluna received the most number of nominations among all Philippine entries as it competes in three categories namely Biography/Profiles, Community Portraits, and Social Issues/Current Events categories.
The intense Manila bus siege coverage “Bloodbath in Manila” by ABS-CBN News in August 2010 made it as a finalist spot in the Coverage of Breaking News category, while “I Survived” anchored by Ces Drilon was named finalist in the Docudrama category.
ABS-CBN’s top caliber drama “Dahil May Isang Ikaw” starring Jericho Rosales and Kristine Hermosa, and phenomenal fashion-serye “Magkaribal” topbilled by Gretchen Barretto and Bea Alonzo were among the finalists in the newly introduced Telenovela category.
The promotional spot titled “Altar,” created by ABS-CBN Creative Communications Management for the fire prevention month, was also named finalist for the Copywriting: Promotion Spot category.
ABS-CBN received most nominations, bagging a total of eight finalists slots, as compared to GMA Network’s four.
Finalists will be awarded and entries which will be promoted to Gold, Silver, or Bronze awardees will be announced during the awarding ceremony to be held in conjunction with the National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas from April 9-14, 2011
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