29th PMPC Star Awards for Television

The 29th PMPC Star Awards for Television (organized by Philippine Movie Press Club headed by current president and over-all awards chairman Joe Barrameda and produced by Airtime Marketing Philippines, Inc. headed by Tessie Celestino-Howard) awarding ceremony was held on December 3, 2015, at the Kia Theatre, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City and will be broadcast on ABS-CBN Channel 2 on December 6, 2015 ("Sunday's Best", 11:15pm). The awards night is hosted by Boy Abunda, Gelli de Belen, Maja Salvador, Enchong Dee, Christian Bautista and Toni Gonzaga, with opening number performed by Grae Fernandez, Ataska Mercado, Bailey May, Ylona Garcia, and additional musical performances from Christian Bautista, Klarisse de Guzman, Darren Espanto, Sofia Andres, Rodjun Cruz, Ella Cruz, and a tribute number for the Lifetime Achievement Awardees will be performed by Mark Mabasa, Lucky Robles, Lilibeth Garcia and JV Decena.[1][2] The awards night will be under the direction of Mr. Bert de Leon.

29th PMPC Star Awards for Television
DateDecember 3, 2015
December 6, 2015 (Delayed Telecast)
LocationKia Theatre, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City
Hosted byBoy Abunda
Gelli de Belen
Maja Salvador
Enchong Dee
Christian Bautista
Toni Gonzaga
Television/radio coverage
Produced byAirtime Marketing Philippines, Inc.

Nominees & WinnersEdit

These are the nominations list (in alphabetical order) for the awarding ceremony. (period: July 1, 2014 to June 29, 2015) Winners are listed first and highlighted with boldface.


Best TV Station

Winner: ABS-CBN (Channel 2)


Best Primetime Drama Series Best Daytime Drama Series

Winner: Bridges of Love (ABS-CBN)

Winner: The Half Sisters (GMA)

Best Drama Mini-Series Best Drama Anthology

Winner: Ilustrado (GMA)

Winner: Magpakailanman (GMA)

Best Public Service Program Best Gag Show

Winner: T3: Enforced (now T3: Alliance) (TV5)

Winner: Banana Split Extra Scoop (now Banana Sundae) (ABS-CBN)

Best Comedy Program Best Musical Variety Show

Winner: Pepito Manaloto: Ang Tunay na Kwento (GMA)

Winner: ASAP 20 (ABS-CBN)

Best Reality Show Best Game Show

Winner: I Do (ABS-CBN)

Winner: Wowowin (GMA)

Best Talent Search Program Best Educational Program

Winner: A Song of Praise Music Festival (UNTV Life)

Winner: Del Monte Kitchenomics (GMA) and Matanglawin (ABS-CBN) - TIED

Best Celebrity Talk Show Best Documentary Program

Winner: Aquino and Abunda Tonight (ABS-CBN)

Winner: I-Witness (GMA)

Best Documentary Special Best Magazine Show

Winner: Spratlys: Mga Isla ng Kalayaan (aired last October 5, 2014 on ABS-CBN)

    • Cinema One 20th Anniversary Special: Sine, Laging Kasama (aired last November 2, 2014 on ABS-CBN)
    • Eagle News Team Special Report: West Valley Fault (aired last July 2015 on Net 25)
    • Padayon: Patuloy sa Pagbangon (aired last November 30, 2014 on PTV)
    • Pagbangon (aired last November 8, 2014 on GMA)
    • #PUSO2019: Ang Pambihirang Love Story ng mga Pinoy sa Basketball (aired last August 6, 2015 on TV5)
    • Yaman ng Bayan (aired on the final Saturday of the month on TV5)

Winner: Rated K (ABS-CBN)

Best News Program Best Morning Show

Winner: State of the Nation with Jessica Soho (GMA News TV)

Winner: Umagang Kay Ganda (ABS-CBN)

Best Public Affairs Program Best Children's Show

Winner: The Bottomline with Boy Abunda (ABS-CBN)

Winner: The KNC Show (Kawan ng Cordero) (UNTV Life)

Best Showbiz Oriented Talk Show Best Travel Show

Winner: The Buzz (ABS-CBN)

Winner: Biyahe ni Drew (GMA News TV)

    • Bridging Boarders (PTV)
    • Business Flight (GMA News TV)
    • Lakbayin ang Magandang Pilipinas (PTV)
    • Landmarks (Net 25)
    • Rise & Shine (UNTV Life)
Best Lifestyle Show

Winner: Gandang Ricky Reyes (GMA News TV)

    • AHA! (GMA)
    • CHInoyTV (PTV)
    • Fitness Center (Net 25)
    • Follow That Star (GMA News TV)
    • Kris TV (ABS-CBN)
    • Weddings TV (GMA News TV)


Best Drama Actor Best Drama Actress

Winner: Alden Richards (Ilustrado / GMA 7)

Winner: Maja Salvador (Bridges of Love / ABS-CBN)

Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress

Winner: Baron Geisler (Nathaniel / ABS-CBN)

Winner: Sheryl Cruz (Strawberry Lane / GMA 7)

Best Single Performance by an Actor Best Single Performance by an Actress

Winner: John Lloyd Cruz (Maalala Mo Kaya (MMK) episode: "Hat" / ABS-CBN)

    • Alex Medina (Ipaglaban Mo! episode: "Niloko Niyo Ako" / ABS-CBN)
    • Arjo Atayde (Maalaala Mo Kaya (MMK) episode: "Liham" / ABS-CBN)
    • Coco Martin (Maalaala Mo Kaya (MMK) episode: "Watawat" / ABS-CBN)
    • Edgar Allan Guzman (Maalaala Mo Kaya (MMK) episode: "Box" / ABS-CBN)
    • Matt Evans (Ipaglaban Mo! episode: "Nasa Maling Landas" / ABS-CBN)
    • Mike Tan (Magpakailanman episode: "8 Shades of Gay: The Tubato Family Story" / GMA 7)

Winner: Judy Ann Santos (Maalaala Mo Kaya (MMK) episode: "Ilog" / ABS-CBN) and Sunshine Cruz (Maalaala Mo Kaya (MMK) episode: "Barko" / ABS-CBN) - TIED

    • Agot Isidro (Maalaala Mo Kaya (MMK) episode: "Hat" / ABS-CBN)
    • Alessandra de Rossi (Magpakailanman episode: “Sabit-sabit, Kabit-kabit, Mga Pusong Malupit” / GMA 7)
    • Angel Locsin (Maalaala Mo Kaya (MMK) episode: "Watawat" / ABS-CBN)
    • Kaye Abad (Maalaala Mo Kaya (MMK) episode: "Hat" / ABS-CBN)
    • Nora Aunor (Karelasyon episode: "Tres Rosas" / GMA 7)
Best Child Performer Best New Male TV Personality

Winner: Harvey Bautista (Wansapanataym presents: "Remote ni Eric" / ABS-CBN) and Marco Masa (Nathaniel / ABS-CBN) - TIED

Winner: Alonzo Muhlach (Inday Bote / ABS-CBN)

    • Jemuell Ventinilla (Yagit / GMA 7)
    • Joshua Garcia (Nasaan Ka Nang Kailangan Kita / ABS-CBN)
    • JV Cruz (Iskoolmates: May Pakialam Ka! / PTV 4)
    • Kurt Ong (Wansapanataym presents: "My Kung Fu Chinito / ABS-CBN)
    • Kyle Blanco (Bridges of Love / ABS-CBN)
    • Sancho Vito (Let the Love Begin / GMA 7)
Best New Female TV Personality Best Public Service Program Host(s)

Winner: Jana Agoncillo (Dream Dad/ ABS-CBN)

    • Ali Forbes (Pinay Beauty Queen Academy / GMA News TV)
    • Loisa Andalio (Nasaan Ka Nang Kailangan Kita / ABS-CBN)
    • Maine Mendoza (Eat Bulaga / GMA 7)
    • Maris Racal (Maalaala Mo Kaya (MMK) episode: "Lobo" / ABS-CBN)
    • MJ Lastimosa (Maalaala Mo Kaya (MMK) episode: "Takure / ABS-CBN)
    • Stephanie Yamut (Yagit / GMA 7)

Winner: Vicky Morales (Wish Ko Lang! / GMA 7)

Best Comedy Actor Best Comedy Actress

Winner: Jayson Gainza (Banana Split Extra Scoop / ABS-CBN)

Winner: Rufa Mae Quinto (Bubble Gang / GMA 7)

Best Male TV Host Best Female TV Host

Winner: Vice Ganda (It's Showtime / ABS-CBN)

Winner: Anne Curtis (It's Showtime / ABS-CBN)

Best Reality Show Host(s) Best Game Show Host(s)

Winner: Toni Gonzaga-Soriano, Bianca Gonzalez-Intal, Enchong Dee and Robi Domingo (Pinoy Big Brother: 737 / ABS-CBN)

Winner: Luis Manzano (Kapamilya, Deal or No Deal / ABS-CBN) and Willie Revillame (Wowowin / GMA 7) - TIED

Best Talent Show Program Host(s) Best Educational Program Host(s)

Winner: Billy Crawford (Your Face Sounds Familiar / ABS-CBN)

Winner: Kuya Kim Atienza (Matanglawin / ABS-CBN)

Best Celebrity Talk Show Host(s) Best Documentary Program Host(s)

Winner: Kris Aquino, and Boy Abunda (Aquino and Abunda Tonight / ABS-CBN)

Winner:Sandra Aguinaldo, Kara David, Jay Taruc and Howie Severino (I-Witness / GMA 7)

Best Magazine Show Host(s) Best Morning Show Host(s)

Winner: Korina Sanchez-Roxas (Rated K / ABS-CBN)

Winner: Arnold Clavio, Rhea Santos, Ivan Mayrina, Connie Sison, Susan Enriquez, Nathaniel "Mang Tani" Cruz, Lyn Ching-Pascual, Lhar Santiago, Suzi Entrata-Abrera, Luane Dy, Love Añover, Tonipet Gaba, Prof. Solita "Mareng Winnie" Monsod, Regine Tolentino, and Atty. Gaby Concepcion (Unang Hirit / GMA 7)

Best Male Newscaster Best Female Newscaster

Winner: Erwin Tulfo (Aksyon Prime / TV5)

Winner: Jessica Soho (State of the Nation / GMA News TV)

Best Public Affairs Program Host(s) Best Children's Show Host(s)

Winner: Boy Abunda (The Bottomline / ABS-CBN)

    • Kuya Daniel Razon (Get It Straight with Daniel Razon / UNTV Life)
    • Gelli de Belen, Arnell Ignacio, and Atty. Mel Sta. Maria (Solved na Solved / TV5)
    • Gelli de Belen, Christine Bersola-Babao, and Edu Manzano (Face The People / TV5)
    • Karen Davila, K Brosas and Atty. Claire Castro (3-in-1 / ABS-CBN)
    • Luchi Cruz Valdes (Reaksyon / TV5)
    • Prof. Solita "Mareng Winnie" Monsod (Bawal ang Pasaway kay Mareng Winnie / GMA News TV)

Winner: Eric Cabobos, Bency Vallo, Moonlight Alarcon, Cid Capulong, Cedie Isip, Kim Enriquez, Tim Argallon, Angelica Tejana, Leanne Manalanzan, and Kyla Manarang (The KNC Show / UNTV Life)

    • Aira Binas, Gerard Pangusan, Rissey Reyes, Alex Reyes, and Fred Lo (Hi-5 Philippines / TV5)
    • Sabrina Man, Miggy Jimenez, Isabel "Lenlen" Frial, Nomer Limatog, Miggs Cuaderno, and Kyle Daniel Ocampo (Tropang Potchi / GMA)
    • Teacher Sally Lopez (Homework / Net 25)
Best Male Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show Host Best Female Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show Host

Winner: Ricky Lo (Startalk / GMA)

Winner: Toni Gonzaga (The Buzz / ABS-CBN)

    • Bianca King (Showbiz Konek na Konek / TV5)
    • Heart Evangelista (Startalk / GMA)
    • Kris Aquino (The Buzz / ABS-CBN)
    • Lolit Solis (Startalk / GMA)
    • MJ Marfori (Showbiz Konek na Konek / TV5)
Best Travel Show Host(s) Best Lifestyle Show Host(s)

Winner: Drew Arellano (Biyahe ni Drew / GMA News TV)

    • Faye de Castro-Umandal (Landmarks / Net 25)
    • Louella del Cordova, Jenny Fajardo, and Jackie Aquino (Rise & Shine / UNTV Life)
    • Angono Mayor Gerry Calderon (Lakbayin ang Magandang Pilipinas / PTV)
    • Venus Raj, and Cristina Decena (Business Flight / GMA News TV)
    • Veronica Baluyut-Jimenez (Bridging Borders / PTV)

Winner: Kris Aquino (Kris TV / ABS-CBN)

    • Drew Arellano (AHA! / GMA)
    • Gretchen Ho, and Willord Chua (ChinoyTV / PTV)
    • Heart Evangelista (Weddings TV / GMA News TV)
    • Pia Guanio (Home Base / GMA News TV)
    • Ricky Reyes (Gandang Ricky Reyes / GMA News TV)
    • Shawn Yao (Fitness Center / Net 25)


  • To focused on original TV creations, the PMPC had decided that franchised local programs (drama adaptations, reality, children's, and game shows) and drama remakes (including Yagit and Pangako Sa Yo) were not nominated. Actors and hosts who part of the cast in these programs are only included in the list.[3]
  • PMPC Hall of Famers who won 15 times in a row including Maalaala Mo Kaya (Best Drama Anthology), Eat Bulaga! (Best Musical Variety Show), Bubble Gang (Best Gag Show) and Boy Abunda (Best Male Showbiz-Oriented Talk Show Host except on his other categories as "Best Celebrity Talk Show Host" & "Best Public Affairs Program Host".) were also excluded in the nominees list of their respective categories. Hosts and Actors from the three Hall of Famers shows are also included in the list.[3]


Number of Nominees

Network Total #
ABS-CBN Sports+Action 1
AksyonTV 1
CNN Philippines 3
GMA 88
GMA News TV 38
Net 25 18
PTV 4 12
TV5 36
UNTV Life 13

Number of Winners (excluding Special Awards)[4]

Network Total #
GMA 15
GMA News TV 5
UNTV Life 3
TV5 2

Special awardsEdit

Ading Fernando Lifetime Achievement AwardEdit

Excellence in Broadcasting AwardEdit

German Moreno's Power Tandem AwardEdit

Star of the NightEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "AlDub and LizQuen to receive German Moreno Power Tandem Award at 29th Star Awards for TV". Pep.ph. 2 December 2015. Retrieved 2 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Aldub tatanggap ng award sa Star Awards for TV". PM Pang-Masa. 2015-11-09. Retrieved 2015-11-09.
  3. ^ a b "Nominees for the 29th Star Awards for TV bared; Kapuso Alden Richards competes against six Kapamilya stars for Best Drama Actor". Pep.ph. 8 November 2015. Archived from the original on 24 November 2015. Retrieved 2 December 2015.
  4. ^ "FULL LIST: Winners, 2015 PMPC Star Awards for TV". Rappler. Retrieved 4 December 2015.