The 2017 Anak TV Awards honored many artists and shows today, December 8.
A number of Kapamilya stars were awarded the Makabata Star Award as they were selected by a jury as the most “credible, wholesome, and worth emulating by the youth.”
Male winners of the Makabata Star Award include actors Ian Veneracion, Daniel Padilla, and Joshua Garcia; TV host Robi Domingo; and newscasters Noli de Castro and Anthony Taberna.
Female winners of the same award include actresses Bea Alonzo, Kathryn Bernardo, Julia Barretto, Liza Soberano, Julia Montes, Yassi Pressman, Sylvia Sanchez, and Susan Roces; renowned performer and Tony awardee Lea Salonga; and Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach.
A few stars were also inducted into the Makabata Hall of Fame, namely ABS-CBN Chief Content Officer and University President Charo Santos-Concio, actor Piolo Pascual, TV host Anne Curtis, and the Megastar Sharon Cuneta.
Television programs were also awarded the Anak TV Seal, which dubs the program’s wholesomeness and safety for children.
Kapamilya shows that received the Anak TV seal were “A Love To Last,” “Be My Lady,” “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano,” “Home Sweetie Home,” “Langit Lupa,” “MMK (Maalaala Mo Kaya),” “Magandang Buhay,” “Matanglawin,” “My Dear Heart,” “Oyayi,” “Salamat Dok,” “Superbook,” “The Greatest Love,” “Umagang Kay Ganda,” “Wansapanataym,” and “Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids.”
“La Luna Sangre,” “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano,” “MMK,” “It’s Showtime,” “TV Patrol,” and “Matanglawin” also bagged awards for Household Favorite TV Program/s.