MANILA - (UPDATED) ABS-CBN stars took home key awards at the 2014 Anak TV Seal Awards in Quezon City on Thursday.
Among those who were named "Makabata stars" were Boy Abunda, Atom Araullo, Kim Atienza, Noli de Castro, Ted Failon, Vhong Navarro, Kathryn Bernardo, Kim Chiu, Daniel Padilla, Anne Curtis, Enrique Gil, Coco Matin, Jodi Sta. Maria, Richard Yap, Judy Ann Santos, Toni Gonzaga, Alex Gonzaga and ABS-CBN president and CEO Charo Santos-Concio.
Several Kapamilya stars announced their victory on their respective official Instagram pages.
"Sobra dream ko magkaroon ng Anak TV award! Ngayon pareho na kami ng ate! God is good! Congrats sa lahat ng awardees," Alex Gonzaga posted.
"Maraming salamat sa lahat ng mga magulang at mga bata na bumoto sa akin para sa Anak TV Seal Awards 2014. I will continue to do my best to bring smiles to children and make them happy the best way that I can. I hope I can inspire them in my own little
ways," Curtis said.
Meanwhile, actress Angel Locsin was elevated to the Hall of Fame on her ninth year.
"Maraming Salamat po Anak TV Awards sa siyam na taong paniniwala. Mami-miss ko po kayo next year," Locsin said.
The Anak TV Seal, a seal of good housekeeping on Philippine television, was also awarded to 18 Kapamilya programs deemed as wholesome and generally child safe.
ABS-CBN’s regional shows led the pack of winners, namely “Agri tayo Dito,” “Bayanijuan,” “Bida Kapampangan,” “MagTV Na Amiga–Bacolod,” “MagTV Na–Cebu,” “MagTV Na De Aton Este–Zamboanga,” “MagTV Na Atin To–Baguio,” “MagTV Na Ato Ni–Cagayan de Oro,” “MagTV Na Magnegosyo Ta–Davao,” “MagTV Na Oragon–Naga,” and “Marhay Na Aga Kapamilya.”
ABS-CBN's “Matanglawin,” “Mutya Ng Masa,” “My Puhunan,” and “Salamat Dok,” and “Wansapanataym” also received the seal.
The awardees of Anak TV Seal were chosen by jurors composed of parents, educators, business and media people, government, media, NGOs, religious sector, and youth.