'ASAP Natin 'To,' 'Magandang Buhay' honored at 41st Catholic Mass Media Awards


Posted at Nov 14 2019 03:08 AM

MANILA -- Congratulations are in order for a host of Kapamilya shows and stars after taking home some of the top citations at the 41st Catholic Mass Media Awards (CMMA), which aims to recognize "those who serve God through mass media." 

Among the winners from ABS-CBN include "Seven Last Words" (Best TV Special), "ASAP Natin 'To" (Best Entertainment Program), and "Magandang Buhay" (Best Talk Show). 

"Ang Babae ng Balangiga'," a historical documentary about Casiana Nacionales and her role in the Balangiga Encounter of 1901, was given a special citation, while teleserye "Nang Ngumiti ang Langit" won Best Children or Youth Program. 

There were also awards handed to Marlo Mortel, Jed Madela, and Gary Valenciano in the music categories, as well as to DZMM's "Radyo Negosyo" and "Radyo Patrol Sais Trenta Alas Siyete." 

Below are just some of the winners in the CMMA, which was held at the GSIS Theater in Pasay City: 

Best Children's Short Story - The First Prayer Book Scarlet Snow Belo
Best News Photograph - Back with Devotion, Philippine Daily Inquirer 
Best Special Feature - Battle vs Cyberporn, Philippine Daily Inquirer 
Best Business Column - All in the Family, Philippine Daily Inquirer 
Best Entertainment Column - Word and Life Barkada 
Best Editorial Cartoon - Family Business, Philippine Daily Inquirer 
Best Comic Story - Ang Tugtog ng Buhay ni Mang Diego 
Best Opinion Column - Public Lives by Randy David 
Best Investigative Report - Healing Wounds of Drug War Wounds, PDI 

Best Student Public Service Radio Ad - Bottle of Peace, Our Lady of Caysasay Academy 
Best Radio Ad Public Service - MOR Mamakulit na Paalala, MOR 101.9 for Life 
Best Counseling Program - Talk to Papa, Barangay LS FM 
Best Entertainment Program - Radyo Balintataw, DZRH
Best News Feature - Huwebes Santo, Bombo Radyo Philippines 
Best Business Program - Radyo Negosyo, DZMM 
Best News Commentary - Anong Say Nyo, DZBB
Best Drama Program - Genesis, 102.7 Star FM
Best Educational Program - Bombo Lifestyle, Bombo Radyo Iloilo 
Best Public Service Program - Operation Tulong, DZRH
Best News Program - Super Balita, DZBB and Radyo Patrol Balita Alas-Siyete, DZMM 

Music and Internet 
Best Inspirational Song - Inang Maria ng Lindogon, Jamie Rivera, Star Music 
Best Secular Song - 'Ililigtas Ka Niya', Gary Valenciano, Star Music 
Best Inspirational Album - Chosen, Jesuit Communications Foundation Inc. 
Best Secular Album - 'Superhero', Jed Madela
Best Music Video - 'I Pray', Marlo Mortel, Star Music 
Best Digital Ad (Branded) - Changing Peoples Lives by Frontrow / So Many Stories 'Tatang' SM Investments Corp 
Best Digital Ad (Public Service) - Fake News Unconditional by Manila Bulletin 
Best Website - www.phjesuits.org 

TV Awards
Best Student TV Production - Pwedeng Pwede by UST Angelicum College 
Best Student Public Service TV AD - The Danger of Cyberbullying/Infographics by UST Angelicum College 
Best TV Ad Public Service - Elsa and Sarah, ABS-CBN 
Best TV Ad Branded - 'One Love, One Pinas', ABS-CBN 
Best Children and Youth Program - 'Nang Ngumiti ang Langit', ABS-CBN 
Best Adult Educational / Cultural Program - 'Biyahe ni Drew', GMANewsTV
Best Public Service Program - Reporter's Notebook, GMA7 
Best Comedy Program - Daddy's Girl, GMA7
Best Station ID - TV5 Station ID

TV and Film
Best Religious Program - Kerygma TV
Best Talk Show - Magandang Buhay 
Best Drama Series/Program - Sahaya 
Best TV Special - Seven Last Words, ABS-CBN 2 
Special Citation: Ang Babae ng Balangiga, ABS-CBN 2
Best Special Event Coverage - Unang Hirit sa Vatican at Italy, GMA 7 
Best News Magazine - Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho, GMA7
Best News Program - Aksyon, TV5
Best Entertainment Program - Asap Natin To, ABS-CBN 2 
Best Student Short Film - 'Hapag', Don Bosco Technical College
Student's Choice Award for Best Film - 'Through Night and Day', Viva Films