Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Angel Locsin, 'Kahit Isang Saglit' bag International Emmy nominations

ABS-CBN's Angel Locsin and the teleserye "Kahit Isang Saglit" were announced as official nominees in the 37th International Emmy Awards, the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (IATAS) after the list of nominees were released Monday.

Locsin's performance as a she-wolf in the Kapamilya teleserye "Lobo" earned her a nomination under the Best Performace by an Actress category. Other nominees in the category include Emma De Caunes ("Night Birds," CHEZ WAM, France); Cecilia Suarez ("Capadocia," HBO Latin America Originals, Mexico); and Julie Walters ("A Short Stay in Switzerland", BBC, United Kingdom).

In the meantime, "Kahit Isang Saglit" (with the English title "A Time For Us"), topbilled by Jericho Rosales and Carmen Soo, was nominated under the Best Telenovela category.

GMA Network's "Magdusa Ka" joined "Kahit Isang Saglit," in the category. Other nominees include "India - A Love Story," TV Globo, Brazil; and Second Chance, TF1 Production/Fontana, France.

A total of 41 nominees in 10 categories were announced by the IATAS, and the winners will be declared at a black-tie ceremony on November 23. The awarding, which will be held at the Hilton New York Hotel will be hosted by UK television star Graham Norton.

Two out of 3 nominations from the Philippines are from ABS-CBN.

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