Japanese-Filipino anime television series “Barangay 143” was one of the winners at the 2019 Asian Television Awards. It was the 24th edition of the annual awarding ceremony that recognizes achievements in the Asian TV industry.
Currently airing on GMA Network, “Barangay 143” won the award for Best 2D Animated Programme. It bested “Little Singham” of India.
The Best 3D Animated Programme was “Treehouse Detectives” of South Korea. It bested “Election Monitoring Station” of Taiwan and “KIKO” of Indonesia.
The 24th Asian TV Awards took place at the Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines from January 10-12, 2020. Cathy Yang, Mark Neumann, Ase Wang and Wallace Ang served as the hosts.
Ruhainies Farehah, Martin del Rosario, Karylle and Diana Zubiri were among the presenters. Martin Nievera, Morisette, Jona, Anggun, Cherry Bullet, Jasmine Henry, Kiana Valenciano, Gab Valenciano, Hoang Yen Chibi, Kris Lawrence and Arman Ferrer performed during the event.
Anggun Cipta Sami, 45, of Indonesia was honored for her outstanding contribution to Asian TV performing arts. She was a judge in the first three seasons of “Asia’s Got Talent” and in the first season of France’s version of “The Masked Singer” titled “Le Chanteur Masqué.”
Manuel V. Pangilinan, 74, of the Philippines also received an award for his outstanding contribution to Asian TV. Line Company (Thailand) Limited was named Cable, Satellite or Online Network of the Year while China Global Television Network (CGTN) was Terrestrial Broadcaster of the Year.
The 24th Asian TV Awards marked the first time the awarding ceremony was held in the Philippines. Watch the second day of the three-day event here: