Winners: 9th USTv Students' Choice Awards
MANILA, Philippines - The 9th USTv Students' Choice Awards was held on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at the UST Plaza Mayor.
This year’s theme was "Students Making Television Responsible in the Formation of Positive Culture.”
The USTv Students’ Choice Awards is an annual awarding ceremony that honors TV programs and TV personalities voted best in their respective fields by students of University of Santo Tomas.
ABS-CBN dominated the awardees with 19 out of 33 awards going to the network.
The cast of the ABS-CBN show “Be Careful of My Heart,” led by Jodi Sta Maria and Richard Yap, was the most applauded among the awardees.
The audience, mostly UST students, cheered the loudest when Kris Aquino and Angel Locsin were being awarded separately.
The crowd also went crazy when Eat Bulaga's child wonder, Ryzza Mae Dizon, danced to the tune of the song, “Chacha.”
Here is the complete list of the 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)
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