GMA Network’s groundbreaking drama “My Husband’s Lover” earned a nod from the Academy and is nominated in the Best Telenovela Category at the 42nd International Emmy Awards. (See full list of nominees on their website)
“My Husband’s Lover,” which aired June to October 2013 and starred Tom Rodriguez, Dennis Trillo and Carla Abellana, told the story of a woman (Abellana) finding out this her husband (Rodriguez) is gay and has a male lover (Trillo).
The series generated buzz for bringing the spotlight to homosexual relationships and issues, which was unusual for the local TV landscape. It also had its fair share of criticisms including those from the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP)
Other series competing for the category are:
- 30 Lives: Maxim Bouchard (30 Vies)
- Precious Pearl
Awarding will be held on November 24, 2014 at New York City’s Hilton Hotel.
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