MTRCB awards on Sept. 4
The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) will honor excellence and achievements in the TV industry with the First MTRCB Awards for TV on Sept. 4, 7 p.m. at Gateway Cinema 5, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City.
The First MTRCB Awards for TV is in line with MTRCB’s mission of supporting TV programs reflective of contemporary Filipino cultural values that are not only entertaining but artistic as well.
It is one of the pet projects of chairperson Ma. Consoliza Laguardia and is complemented by the review and classification board’s Film Education and Appreciation Program, which spreads awareness to the public, especially the youth, on how the MTRCB rates and classifies motion pictures and television programs and raise the level of cinema appreciation.
The First MTRCB Metro Manila Students Screenplay Awards which helps discover new talents in scriptwriting will also be presented.
The finalists are :
News: ABS-CBN 2, TV Patrol, April 26 episode; Q-11, Balitanghali, Hagupit ni Bagyong Frank; Studio 23, News Central, Dec. 3, 2008;
Public Affairs Show: ABS-CBN 2, Rated K, Pamilya;
GMA 7, I-Witness, Ambulansyang De Paa; Q-11, Reunions; Studio 23, Y Speak, Estudyanteng 3rd World;
Educational Show: ABS-CBN 2, Sineskwela, Global Warming episode; GMA 7, Ka-Blog, Feb. 7 episode; Q-11, Go Negosyo, Kaya Mo;
Children’s Show: GMA 7, Art Angel, Mother’s Day Special; Q-11, Kids on Q, Missy, Mistress of the Sea;
Net 25, MOMents; TV5, Mustard TV;
Reality Show: Q-11, Dare Duo, Episode 4 Volunteerism; ABS-CBN 2, I Survived, episode aired last March 26, GMA 7, Pinoy Records, episode last May 10;
Comedy Show: TV5 5, Wow Mali; GMA 7, Bubble Gang, Dec. 5, 2008 episode;
Talent Show: TV5, Talentadong Pinoy; TV5 Shall We Dance?;
Drama Special: GMA 7, Obra, Butch episode; ABS-CBN 2, Maalaala Mo Kaya, Transistor episode
Teleserye: ABS-CBN 2, Kahit Isang Saglit, whole season; GMA 7: Dyesebel, whole season.
MTRCB will also give away the Lifetime-Achievement Award, Special Awards for Promoting Nation Building, Family Values and Solidarity, Moral Values and Education for the Marginalized, Best Male and Female Host awards and Best Actor and Best Actress awards.