Broadcaster,  11/6/2006


Movie Network's Series 'Slings & Arrows' Takes Top Gemini Drama Awards

Astral Media's The Movie Network was a big winner at the 21st Annual Gemini Awards Gala with its Canadian original drama series Slings & Arrows (Season 2) sweeping up the top awards in the drama category including Best Dramatic Series, Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role (Mark McKinney) and Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role (Martha Burns).

This slate of top honours for Slings & Arrows is in addition to three formerly awarded Geminis presented at the Drama, Variety and Comedy Gala for Best Direction in a Dramatic Series (Peter Wellington), Best Writing in a Dramatic Series (Susan Coyne, Bob Martin and Mark McKinney) and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series (Susan Coyne).

In addition to the six Gemini awards for Slings & Arrows, The Movie Network also garnered Geminis for the following original series:

* Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series Paul Soles, Terminal City
* Best General/Human Interest Series Stuntdawgs, Omni Film Productions Limited
* Best Cross Platform Project www.regenesistv.com, Xenophile Media Inc.










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