By Balitang America Staff, ABS-CBN North America Bureau
Oct. 14, 2014
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Balitang America’s 24-hour telethon benefiting Typhoon Yolanda victims won the 2014 Cablefax Award for Best Show or Series in the news category.
The program beat Fusion Network’s “AMERICA with Jorge Ramos”, E! Entertainment’s “E! News”, and Own/Harpo Studios’ “Oprah: Where Are They Now?”
The annual Cablefax Program Awards honors the best in cable content.
The 24-hour telethon on Typhoon Yolanda, which aired worldwide through TFC in November last year, reported on conditions in the typhoon-ravaged areas of the Philippines and raised over $320,000 for storm survivors.
Balitang America is a 30-minute nightly news program Aired at 6:55 PM PT / 9:55 PM ET on The Filipino Channel Monday through Friday. It’s produced in Redwood City, Calif. by ABS-CBN International’s North America News Bureau team.