NEWS RELEASE: “Discovering Routes” Scores Big Wins at the 2018 Cablefax Digital & Tech Awards

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“Discovering Routes” on its first year has been recognized by Cablefax Digital & Tech Awards in four categories – a huge achievement for ABS-CBN Global Studios. (Image from Cablefax.com)

“Discovering Routes” Scores Big Wins at the Cablefax Digital & Tech Awards

DALY CITY, CA, March 8, 2018“Discovering Routes”, an original series produced by ABS-CBN Global Studios that follows people to their lands of ancestry in search of epic adventures, made an impressive impact at the 2018 Cablefax Digital & Tech Awards held at the Yale Club in New York City this week.

“Discovering Routes” won in the Online Short and Original Content categories and was Honorable Mention for New Product or Launch and Overall Website>Official Show Website categories.

Starring Filipino American siblings Garrett Gee, a millennial tech millionaire and adventure travel journalist of The Bucket List Family fame, and his sister Miristi, the first season of “Discovering Routes” followed them to the sovereign island nation of the Philippines to experience local Filipino traditions, exotic tropical locales and to explore their Filipino heritage. Executive Producers for the show are ABS-CBN Global COO Olivia De Jesus, Discovering Routes Program Manager Keesa Ocampo and Myx TV General Manager Miguel Santos, in partnership with Go Button Media.

“Discovering Routes” star Garrett Gee visits the ABS-CBN International office and studio in Daly City.  With him are ABS-CBN Global COO Olivia De Jesus, Discovering Routes Program Manager Keesa Ocampo, Discovering Routes Project Specialist Jacob Acueza and Myx TV General Manager Miguel Santos.

The Cablefax Digital & Tech Awards honors the outstanding websites, digital initiatives and people in the media industry that are driving the digital media revolution, and salutes the best and brightest executives from the world of cable, online video and technology.

Below are the categories and competition where “Discovering Routes” won or was given Honorable Mention:

Garrett and Miristi Gee were surprised by their mother, Mel, in one of the exciting episodes of “Discovering Routes”.

Overall Website > Official Show Website 

  • Countdown to Christmas Online– Crown Media Family Networks
  • Discovering Routes– ABS-CBN Global Studios – Honorable Mention
  • WWE.com

Original Content 

  • Discovering Routes– ABS-CBN Global Studios – Winner
  • My Son/Daughter is a WWE Superstar– WWE
  • Pearl Harbor: The Last Word– History
  • Project Sammy’s Way– Lifetime
  • Southpaw Regional Wrestling– WWE
  • What’s Cooking with Julie Chrisley– USA Network

Online Short 

  • Better Call Saul’s Los Pollos Hermanos Employee Training Videos– AMC Networks, Inc.
  • Discovering Routes– ABS-CBN Global Studios – Winner
  • Race to the MVP– NBA Digital
  • What’s Cooking with Julie Chrisley– USA Network
  • Yoga Mockumentary– YES Network

New Product or Launch 

  • Discovering Routes– ABS-CBN Global Studios – Honorable Mention
  • Expanded OTT Offering– fuboTV
  • Live TV App– Hulu
  • Philo

“Discovering Routes” is currently airing on TFC, Lifestyle Network Global, Lifestyle Network Philippines, Myx TV and on TFC Online and TFC IPTV.

MEDIA CONTACT:

NERISSA M. FERNANDEZ
Head, Global Corporate Affairs & PR
ABS-CBN International
2001 Junipero Serra Blvd., Ste 200
Daly City, CA 94014
nfernandez@abs-cbni.com
MOBILE: 650.455.8616

 

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