ABS-CBN, the leading content provider in the Philippines, has achieved impressive success in Golden Laurel: The Batangas Province Media Awards 2023, held at the Lyceum of the Philippines University-Batangas. The network earned a total of eleven awards, with a remarkable sixth consecutive win as the Media Company of the Year.
Famous host and actress, Charo Santos-Concio, received the prestigious Sotero H. Laurel Lifetime Achievement Award, recognition of his significant contribution to the entertainment industry in the Philippines. The long-running and acclaimed drama anthology, “You’ll Remember,” honored by Meritissimus Award for Drama Anthology.
Charo Santos-Concio expressed her gratitude, acknowledging the honor and privilege of serving the Filipino audience throughout her illustrious career, from her early days as an actress to her role as host of “MMK” and later as president and CEO of ABS-CBN. He credits the continuous support from the audience as the driving force behind his dedication to the craft.
ABS-CBN’s “It’s Showtime” was recognized as the Best Variety Show, while the advocacy-driven legal drama anthology, “Ipaglaban Mo!,” won the Best Documentary Show award. Other notable winners include Joshua Garcia for Best Drama Actor, Esnyr Ranollo as Most Outstanding Content Creator, and Princess Kathryn “Kulot” Caponpon as Breakthrough Batangueño Social Media Child Personality.
In addition, the flagship program of ABS-CBN News, “TV Patrol,” won the Best News Program award, where anchor Bernadette Sembrano-Aguinaldo won the Female News Anchor of the Year award. The company’s news website, news.abs-cbn.com, was recognized as the Online News Website of the Year.
Bernadette Sembrano-Aguinaldo expressed the network’s unwavering commitment to uphold the truth and promised to continue their efforts to deliver accurate and reliable news to viewers, whether through digital platforms or TV.
The Golden Laurel Awards, sponsored by the Lyceum of the Philippines University-Batangas, aims to recognize institutions, movies, and personalities who have made significant contributions to the entertainment industry in the Philippines.
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