Jodi Sta. Maria, ‘Bridges of Love’ earn Emmy nominations
Kapamilya (ABS-CBN) actress Jodi Santa Maria career’s has never had it so good. After the successful run of her prime-time soap opera series “Pangako Sa’yo,” her career is now on the verge of international recognition as she has just been officially nominated to the 2016 International Emmy Awards, together with the soap opera television series “Bridges of Love.”
Sta Maria’s notable portrayal of the iconic Amor Powers in the top-rating “Pangako Sa’yo,” played by Eula Valdez in the original version, was her gateway to the Best Actress nomination.
She will be competing against the UK’s Judi Dench (“Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot”), Brazil’s Grazi Massafera (“Verdades Secretas”) and Germany’s Christiane Paul (“Unterm Radar”).
Meanwhile, “Bridges of Love,” which starred Jericho Rosales, Maja Salvado and Paulo Avelino was nominated in the “telenovela” category.
A total of 40 nominations in 10 categories from 15 counties will compete in the Emmy.
Winners will be announced on Nov. 21 at the Hilton New York Hotel. Clarizel Abanilla
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