ABS-CBN earned three nominations in the 22nd Asian Television Awards 2017.
Tirso Cruz III is the only Filipino actor nominated in the Asian TV Awards this year.
The two other nominations went to The Voice Kids Philippines Season 3 and to Cathy Yang of ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC).
The Asian Television Awards (ATA) aims to recognize excellence in television entertainment around the Asia-Pacific region.
This 2017, 267 programmes were nominated across 42 categories from 19 countries.
The awarding ceremony of the 22nd Asian Television Awards will take place on December 1, 2017.
TIRSO CRUZ III. Tirso is a nominee in the Best Actor in a Supporting Role category for is performance as Julio Ardiente in Wildflower.
He is competing against Chen Mu Yi of The Teenage Psychic (Singapore), Han Chang of Upstream (Taiwan), Choo Houren of Trapped Minds (Singapore), Sani Hussin of Firasat 2 (Singapore), Oabnithi of I Hate You, I Love You (Thailand), and Krissanapoom of I Hate You, I Love You (Thailand).
THE VOICE KIDS PH. The Voice Kids PH is nominated in the category Best Adaptation of an Existing Format.
Joshua Oliveros of Team Lea Salonga emerged as the winner in Season 4 of this Kapamilya reality talent search.
The Voice Kids PH is competing against The Amazing Race Asia Season 5 (Singapore), Sing Your Face Off Thailand Season 2 (Thailand), Rising Star India (India), How Do I Look? Asia Season 2 (Singapore), and Saturday Night Live Korea (South Korea).
CATHY YANG. Filipino broadcaster Cathy Yang is one of the six nominees competing in the Best News Presenter or Anchor category.
She is cited for her show Market Edge with Cathy Yang that airs on ANC.
The other nominees are Kristie Lu Stout for News Stream (Hong Kong), Najwa Shihab for Mata Najwa Exclusive (Indonesia), Martin Soong for Street Signs (Singapore), Rishaad Salamat of Bloomberg Markets: Asia (Hong Kong), and Sharanjit Leyl of Asia Business Report (Singapore).