August 26, 2014 (QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES) – ABS-CBN dominated yet again another award-giving body, the 2014 EdukCircle Awards as its outstanding celebrities and programs which can be seen worldwide via The Filipino Channel (TFC) were recognized, with Vice Ganda leading all the EdukCircle winners.
The “It’s Showtime” host was the most-awarded personality, having been named Best Talk Show Host, Best TV Comedian, and Most Influential Film Celebrity.
The Philippines’ top-rated master teleserye “Ikaw Lamang’s” stars Kim Chiu and Coco Martin were also among the personalities recognized with Chiu winning the Most Influential Film Actress award for her film, “Bride For Rent” and Martin the Best TV Drama Actor award for his previous titular role in the fantaserye, “Juan dela Cruz.” This also marks Martin’s fourth consecutive year win in the EdukCircle Awards.
Chiu’s leading man in “Bride For Rent,” Xian Lim was also awarded as the Most Influential Film Actor. Real-life celebrity couple, Angel Locsin and Luis Manzano were also given huge nods as Best TV Drama Actress and Best Game Show Host, respectively while on-screen lovebirds Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla were named Most Influential Teen Actress and Actor for their KathNiel team-up.
Veteran news anchors, Ted Failon was named Best Male Newscaster for TV Patrol while Tina Monzon-Palma was awarded the Most Outstanding Journalist in Public Service for her selfless role in ABS-CBN’s Sagip Kapamilya foundation (now ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc.). Alvin Elchico and Bernadette Sembrano-Aguinaldo of the public service program “Salamat DOK” were also recognized as the Best Health Show Hosts.
Kris Aquino, John Lloyd Cruz, Sarah Geronimo, Carmina Villaroel and family, Richard Yap, Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo, Toni Gonzaga, Piolo Pascual, and Bimby Yap completed the Kapamilya stars honored with the Most Influential trophies during the awarding ceremony.
The 2014 EdukCircle Awards is on its fourth year of recognizing media practitioners, both in the entertainment and news industry. The awards are voted upon and affirmed by the organization composed of deans and students of participating universities all over the Philippines.
All award-winning ABS-CBN stars mentioned are also seen worldwide via TFC’s internet protocol television (IPTV), satellite, cable, mobile, and online (TFC.tv) platforms. For more updates, connect with fellow Filipinos worldwide, visit www.facebook.com/KapamilyaTFC or follow @KapamilyaTFC on twitter and instagram. (With additional reports from abs-cbnnews.com)
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