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1:17 PM March 8, 2013

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1:17 PM March 8, 2013

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The University of Sto. Tomas Student’s Choice Awards more popularly known as USTv Awards is an annual awarding ceremony that recognized excellence and Christian values in Philippine television programs and personalities.

The awards were based on students’ preferences survey that accounts for Roman Catholic values. The 2013 USTv Awards theme is “Students Making Television Responsible in the Formation of Positive Culture.”

The Philippines’ leading news media organization ABS-CBN dominated the awards given by USTv:

Below are the complete list of the 9th USTv Awards 2013 Winners:

  • Student Leaders’ Choice of TV Program – “Eat Bulaga” (GMA)
  • Student Leaders’ Choice of TV Personality – Angel Locsin
  • Best Ensemble Performance – “Be Careful With My Heart” (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Local Daily Soap Opera – “Be Careful With My Heart” (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Foreign Soap Opera – “Dream High” (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Drama Program – “Maalaala Mo Kaya” (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Entertainment News Program – “The Buzz” (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Entertainment News Program Host – Boy Abunda, “The Buzz” (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Variety Show – “It’s Showtime” (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Variety Show Host – Anne Curtis, “It’s Showtime” (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Gag Show – “Bubble Gang” (GMA)
  • Best Situational Comedy or Sitcom – “Pepito Manaloto” (GMA)
  • Best Reality Show – “Talentadong Pinoy” (TV5)
  • Best Game Show – “Kapamilya Or No Deal” (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Game Show Host – Luis Manzano (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Talk Variety Program – “Party Pilipinas” (GMA)
  • Best Talk Variety Program Host – Kris Aquino, “Kris TV” (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Educational Show – “Matanglawin” (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Public Affairs Talk Show Program – “The Bottomline with Boy Abunda” (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Local News & Current Affairs Program – “TV Patrol” (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Male News & Current Affairs Program Host – Ted Failon (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Female News & Current Affairs Program Host – Jessica Soho (GMA)
  • Best Documentary Program – “i-Witness” (GMA)
  • Best Magazine Program – “Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho” (GMA)
  • Best Public Service Program – “Ako Ang Simula” (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Investigative Program – “Failon Ngayon” (ABS-CBN)
  • Best Local Music Video – “Minsan” by Callalily
  • Best Local Music Video Artist – Julie Anne San Jose
  • Best Sports Personality – Chris Tiu
  • Best TV Advertisement – Nestle’s 100 Years
  • Best Network Foundation – ABS-CBN Foundation
  • Best Local Full-Length Film – “The Healing” (Star Cinema / ABS-CBN Film Productions)
  • Special Citation on Documentary Drama Special – “The Word Exposed – San Pedro Calungsod” (GMA News TV)

USTv Awards 2013

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