Vilma Santos' new TV special bared

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 21 2009 05:46 PM | Updated as of Jul 22 2009 01:55 AM

MANILA - ABS-CBN proudly presents a grand five-part television special featuring Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos.

The TV special, dubbed “Vilma: A Woman for all Seasons,” will air on all Saturdays of August.

Presented in a documentary-magazine and reality TV format, fans and viewers will be in for a real treat as the revered multi-faceted woman bares her life.

She will also tackle her highly awaited movie, “In My Life,” with son Luis Manzano and blockbuster film actor John Lloyd Cruz.

Known as the “Star for All Seasons,” Santos is considered a veteran in the entertainment industry. She started her career in show business when she was only 9 years old.

Santos won her very first acting trophy as FAMAS best child performer for the film Trudis Liit (Little Trudis). Since then, the respected actress appeared in more than 200 films and various TV programs over the years.

She also won the respect of the most prestigious award-giving bodies for movies and television such as FAMAS, Gawad Urian, PMPC and Catholic Mass Media awards.

Aside from bringing entertainment to Filipinos, Santos also has a heart for public service.  She is currently in politics as the first woman governor of Batangas. She was also the first woman mayor of Lipa City.

She is a doting mother to two wonderful sons and a loving wife to fellow public servant Ralph Recto. abs-cbnNEWS.com