Angel Locsin (left) and Coco Martin (right) are two of the ABS-CBN artists included in the Makabata Stars, or those who are most trusted and admired by the youth.

PRESS STATEMENT FROM ABS-CBN:

"When it comes to television viewing, most parents in the Philippines trust ABS-CBN shows, news anchors, and celebrities as reflected in the number of Anak TV Seal Awards bestowed to the Kapamilya network.

"ABS-CBN bagged a total of 51 Anak TV recognitions, making it the most child-friendly TV network in the country.  This is 18 more than GMA's 33 awards and 40 more than TV 5's 11 awards.

"Six ABS-CBN programs made it to the country's top 10 most well-liked TV programs in 2011, higher than GMA's four and TV5's 0.

"The International Emmy nominated TV Patrol, the highest-rating TV newscast today, topped the results of Anak TV's Boto Ko To survey wherein adult voters were asked which local TV shows they hold in high esteem.

"The five other ABS-CBN programs are 100 Days to Heaven, Showtime, Budoy, Maalaala Mo Kaya, and Matanglawin.

"When it comes to news, more ABS-CBN anchors made it to the Anak TV Roster of Makabata Stars 2011. Seven ABS-CBN broadcast journalists made it to the list as compared to GMA's five and TV5's 0.

"Korina Sanchez and Julius Babao were elevated to its Hall of Fame for consistently topping the surveys in the past seven years. News anchors Kim Atienza, Noli de Castro, Ted Failon, Karen Davila, and Bernadette Sembrano made it the coveted list.

"More ABS-CBN stars are trusted by parents than any other network's artists. ABS-CBN had 12 stars in the list as compared to GMA's 1 and TV5's 2.

"The most trusted Kapamilya stars include Gerald Anderson, John Lloyd Cruz, Kim Chiu, Anne Curtis, Sarah Geronimo, Toni Gonzaga, Angel Locsin, Luis Manzano, Coco Martin, Piolo Pascual, Charo Santos, and Judy Ann Santos. Gary Valenciano on the other hand was also elevated to the Hall of Fame.

"Meanwhile, Failon Ngayon, Junior MasterChef, Matanglawin, Kabuhayang Swak na Swak, Rated K, Salamat Dok, Wansapanataym, Why Not?, I Got It, Dora the Explorer, Spongebob Squarepants, Jimmy Neutron, and regional programs Arangkada, Mindanao, Derecho (Iloilo), Halad sa Kapamilya, Maayong Buntag Kapamilya (Cebu), Maayong Buntag Mindanao, Maganda Umaga South Central, MagTV Na! Amiga, MagTV Na! Atin To! (Baguio), MagTV Na! Ato Ni! (CDO), MagTV Na! Cebu, and MagTV Na! Sadya Ta! were among the ABS-CBN shows awarded with the Anak TV seal for its child-friendly content.

"The Anak TV Seal Award is an annual national recognition given by the Southeast Asian Foundation for Children and Television honoring child-sensitive programs and personalities in the Philippines.

"In 2011, ABS-CBN harvested a total of 235 awards from university award-giving groups, CMMA, Golden Dove Awards, Star Awards, Golden Screen TV Awards, Asian TV Awards, Philippine Quill Awards, Anvil Awards, and Tambuli Awards.  The figure is more than twice the number of awards reportedly won by GMA (116) and TV5 (37).

"With ABS-CBN gaining the most viewers and receiving the most awards, it could only mean that the Kapamilya network is doing something right in offering quality programs and trustworthy news and entertainment personalities."