TV5 bagged a total of 10 Gawad Tanglaw awards, six of which were for News5’s news and public affairs programs and hosts.
TV5’s primetime newscast “Aksyon” got the big honor for being hailed as Best News Program while News5’s Head and “Aksyon” main anchor Luchi Cruz-Valdes was recognized as Best Female News Program Anchor. Cruz-Valdes also received the Gawad Tanglaw award for her public affairs program “Reaksyon”, which was cited as Best Public Affairs Program by the academe-based award-giving body.
Also honored with Gawad Tanglaw awards for News5 were Lourd de Veyra as Best Male News Program Anchor, “T3: Enforced” as Best Public Service Program, “Aksyon sa Umaga” for Best Morning Program.
TV5 also received recognition for its game-changing and quality entertainment and sports programs, with Martin Escudero bagging the Gawad Tanglaw Best Actor Award for the groundbreaking drama “Positive”. Long-running game show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” was also honored as Best Game Show, along with TV5 flagship program “Talentadong Pinoy” as Best Reality Talent Show. Sports5, TV5’s sports production arm, also received a special Gawad Tanglaw Developmental Communication Award for Comprehensive Coverage for its 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup coverage.