ABS-CBN’s top primetime soap “Mara Clara” scores a nomination at the 2011 BANFF World TV Awards

The top-rating soap opera of ABS-CBN is competing against “Bread, Love and Dreams” of South Korea which is also known as “The Baker King” in Philippines (currently aired on GMA-7) under the category Soap Operas and Telenovelas. Mara Clara is also up against “Coronation Street” of UK and three soaps from the US: “Days of our Lives”, “Eva Luna” and “The Queen of the South.”

No soap opera/telenovela from any South American country (where popular telenovelas being aired around the world came from) has earned a nomination in the said category. It’s US, UK, South Korea and the Philippines vying in this category.

The winners will be revealed during the awards ceremony on June 12, 2011 at the AOL Canada Theatre.


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