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Byline: Jeffrey O. Valisno
Heartthrobs Dingdong Dantes, Piolo Pascual, and three other male celebrities are in the running to be named the Favorite Actor in the first ever Kids Choice Awards for the Philippines conducted by youth-oriented global cable channel Nickelodeon.
More than two decades after its inception in the US, the Kids Choice Awards will have a Philippine version starting this year in order to give local Nickelodeon viewers a chance to get together in an awards show and party with their favorite stars.
Christopher James, MTV Networks South East Asia general manager, said Nickelodeon's growing market in the Philippines made it compelling for the network to stage a local version of the awards …