In the 18th Asian Television Awards, Lorna Tolentino was highly commended for Best Actress for her lead role in Pahiram ng Sandali. Michael V of Bubble Gang was highly commended in the Best Comedy Performance by an Actor category.

Photo: Noel Orsal

Kris posted this as the caption of her photo: "Fellow Pinoy nominees, Vicky Morales for Saksi, @therealmarian for Temptation of Wife, and Mike Enriquez for 24 Oras. #proudPinoys"







In another Instagram post, Kris congratulated her fellow nominees this year.






The TV host-actress listed those who were highly commended and posted this caption:

"No Filipino brought home the trophy tonight, but these commendations are certainly worthy of Pinoy Pride. #nonetworkwar Let's celebrate being Filipino, right @therealmarian? Congrats Ate @lornatolentinof! Sana nag attend ka. Nice to have chatted w/ you Sir Mike Enriquez, kilig to know your wife regularly watches #kristv. Great to see you Vicky Morales. Good Night."

The other nominees from the Philippines were 24 Oras: Bagyong Pablo (Typhoon Pablo) for Best News Programme; Reporter's Notebook: Bagyong Pablo (Typhoon Pablo) for Best Current Affairs Programme; and Born Impact: When Whales Strand for Best Natural History or Wildlife Programme.

ABS-CBN's reality talent search The X Factor Philippines was also nominated in the Best Reality Show category.

According to its official website, an expert panel of 50 judges from across the region determine the winners for The Asian Television Awards.

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