ABS-CBN is “most innovative” network three years in a row


ABS-CBN is “most innovative” network three years in a rowABS-CBN hauled a total of 23 awards including the the Most Innovative Network for the third consecutive year, making it a Hall of Famer at the 3rd Global City Innovative College (GCIC) Awards for Television.


Organized by Global City Innovative College, the annual awards is given to television programs and personalities that embody what it considers as innovation, “a change that creates a new dimension of performance.”


Four Kapamilya shows were also elevated to its Hall of Fame, namely “TV Patrol,” “Matanglawin,” “Umagang Kay Ganda,” and “ASAP.”


“FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano,” the reigning most watched program in the country, was cited as the Most Innovative Primetime TV Program, while its lead star Coco Martin was hailed as the Most Innovative TV Actor. On the other hand, child star Mcneal “Awra” Briguela clinched the Most Innovative TV Child Star award.


“It’s Showtime,” the top-rating Kapamilya noontime variety show, took home the award for Most Innovative Noontime TV Show. Meanwhile, three of its main hosts were also recognized for their talent including Vice Ganda (Most Innovative TV Comedian and Most Innovative Male TV Fashion Icon), Anne Curtis (Most Innovative Female TV Host), and Billy Crawford (Most Innovative Male TV Host).



Several Kapamilya entertainment and news and current affairs programs also triumphed at the GCIC Awards for Television including Asia’s longest-running drama anthology “Maalala Mo Kaya” (Most Innovative TV Drama), “Magandang Buhay” (Most Innovative TV Talk Show), “Wansapanataym” (Most Innovative Fantasy TV Program), “Gandang Gabi Vice” (Most Innovative Late Night TV Program), the news and current affairs show “S.O.C.O.” (Most Innovative Investigative TV Program), and “I Can See Your Voice” (Most Innovative TV Talk Show).


Kapamilya stars emerged as winners as well like Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano (Most Innovative TV Loveteam), “Wildflower” lead star Maja Salvador (Most Innovative TV Actress), Angelica Panganiban (Most Innovative TV Commedienne), and Yeng Constantino (Most Innovative TV Singer).