January 24, 2018, 3:38 am
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GMA programs, personalities honored by Anak TV

GMA News pillars Arnold Clavio, Vicky Morales and “Eat Bulaga” host Vic Sotto have been elevated to the Makabata Hall of Fame at the iconic Anak TV Seal Award last December 8.

Bannering this year’s list of Anak TV Seal awardees for the Kapuso Network were primetime newscasts “24 Oras” and “24 Oras Weekend”; magazine show “Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho”; longest-running morning show “Unang Hirit”; and pioneering public service program “Wish Ko Lang.” Joining them are “I-Witness,” “AHA!,” “Pinoy MD,” “Born To Be Wild” and “iBilib.”

Several GMA News TV programs were also awarded this year: “Ang Pinaka,” “Biyahe Ni Drew,” “Brigada,” “Day Off,” “Good News,” “I Juander,” “Idol sa Kusina,” “Investigative Documentaries,” “News to Go,” “Pop Talk,” “Quick Response Team,” “Reel Time” and “Wagas.”

Various programs and special coverage of GMA Regional TV (GMA RTV) were also honored, including local newscasts “Balitang Amianan” (Luzon) and “Balitang Bisdak” (Visayas) and GMA RTV’s coverage of “Kapuso Panagbenga Festival” and “Pit Senyor Kapuso.” 

Recognized as this year’s Makabata Stars were Dingdong Dantes, Alden Richards, Drew Arellano and Atom Araullo. Included in the list of Female Makabata Stars were Marian Rivera-Dantes, Maine Mendoza, Kara David, and Gloria Romero.

These personalities were chosen by the national jury as the “most credible, wholesome, and worth emulating by the youth.”

Selected as Household Favorite TV Programs were “24 Oras,” “Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho,” “Eat Bulaga” and “Pepito Manaloto.”
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