OMG! Awards 2013 voters recognized ABS-CBN flagship national network news broadcast “TV Patrol’s” efforts in giving the freshest, most groundbreaking news last Saturday, July 19, when it proclaimed the daily program Best News and Public Affairs Show in glittering rites held at the Mall of Asia Arena.
“TV Patrol” got 159,874 votes from OMG! users in a five-week poll, which saw GMA 7’s “24 Oras” coming in second, with 154,836 votes. TV5’s “Aksyon” placed third with 2,935 votes.
“Patrol” has captured the hearts of Filipinos with its segments like “Star Patrol,” the weather report by Kim Atienza and “Pulso ng Bayan,” which gets people’s opinions on issues.
It even has a weekday text poll, a first in Philippine TV news history, where texters voice out their opinions on issues.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Hugh Ambrose, who wrote the World War II history "The Pacific" after years of researching for his father, the renowned historian Stephen Ambrose, has died at age 48. …