ABS-CBN was recognized by the administrators, faculty, staff, students, and parents of De La Salle Araneta University (DLSAU) as the Most Outstanding Media Company at the 5th Gawad Lasallianeta on Monday (January 30).
Vice Ganda and Kathryn Bernardo were the most awarded Kapamilya personalities, scooping up four and three awards, respectively. Vice was voted as the Most Outstanding Social Media Personality, Most Influential Multimedia Filipino Celebrity, Most Outstanding Twitter Influencer, and Outstanding Entertainment Show Host.
Meanwhile, Kathryn was named Most Influential TV Filipino Celebrity, Most Outstanding Brand Endorser, and Most Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for “2 Good 2 Be True.” Her leading man in the hit series, Daniel Padilla, nabbed the award for Most Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series.
“It’s Showtime” received a stamp of approval from the DLSAU community, bagging the award for Most Outstanding Variety Show. Anne Curtis was also named Most Outstanding Variety Show Host.
In the news and current affairs category, TeleRadyo was voted as Most Outstanding Digital Radio Station, while ABS-CBN journalist and “Sakto” host Jeff Canoy was hailed as the Most Outstanding Male News Correspondent.
“TV Patrol” anchors Karen Davila and Noli de Castro were also big winners at the 5th Gawad Lasallianeta. Karen won as Most Outstanding Female News Anchor, while Noli was hailed as the Most Outstanding Public Affairs Show Host for “KBYN: Kaagapay ng Bayan.”
ABS-CBN’s digital presence was also loved and felt by the DLSAU community as they chose ABS-CBN Entertainment as the Most Outstanding YouTube Channel and Most Outstanding Facebook Page. As of this writing, ABS-CBN’s Facebook page has 35 million followers, while its YouTube channel remains as the most subscribed channel in Southeast Asia with 42.1 million subscribers.
Gawad Lasallianeta is the DLSAU awarding ceremony for the most outstanding media and public communicators in the Philippines. A university-wide survey among all DLSAU administrators, staff, faculty members, parents, and students was conducted in November 2022 to determine the awardees of the various categories.