Various programs and personalities of GMA Network were recognized at the 41st Catholic Mass Media Awards (CMMA) held recently.
News magazine program “Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho” was honoured yet again with the Best News Magazine award. The show, now on its 15th year, is hosted by Jessica Soho.
“Unang Hirit’s” special coverage for the Lenten season, “Unang Hirit sa Vatican and Italy,” took home the Best Special Event Coverage award. It featured host Susan Enriquez doing live coverage from various holy sites in Rome, Vatican City, and other Italian landmarks.
“Reporter’s Notebook” was named Best Public Service Program for its investigative report “Silang Pinakamahirap”—a two-part special which took viewers to one of the poorest provinces in the Philippines.
“Sahaya,” an inspirational epic drama series about a young woman from the Sama Dialut tribe whose unquenchable thirst for knowledge inspired her people to better themselves, won Best Drama Series. Weekly sitcom “Daddy’s Gurl” got the Best Comedy Program trophy.
“My Special Tatay” won a special citation for Best Drama Series or Program. “Biyahe ni Drew” of GMA News TV took home the Best Adult Educational/Cultural Program plum for its “Sustainable Tourism in Zambales” episode.
Toppstar TV, a kiddie musical variety show in partnership with Rebisco Topps Sarap, received a Special Citation in the Best Children and Youth Program category.
For radio, Super Radyo DZBB’s “Super Balita sa Umaga Nationwide,” anchored by Mike Enriquez and Joel Reyes Zobel, bagged the Best News Program award, while Zobel’s “Anong Say N’yo?” won as Best News Commentary. “Talk To Papa,” hosted by Papa Obet and Papa Marky of Barangay LS 97.1, was hailed Best Counselling Program.