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Shaw Media Receives 86 Nominatins for Canadian Screen Awards

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2013-01-16

Shaw Media’s unsurpassed roster of original productions received much deserved honours at this morning’s Canadian Screen Awards press conference. Shaw Media received a total of 86 nominations for the March 3rd awards ceremony in Toronto.

“Shaw Media’s robust slate of original programming has experienced an incredible year, and to see our team and our independent production partners recognized for their excellent work makes it that much more celebratory,” said Barbara Williams, Senior Vice President, Content for Shaw Media. “Through a tremendous amount of drive, persistence and imagination, we have created programs unmatched in originality, production values, writing and performances.”

Shaw Media dominated 10 of this year’s categories with Global taking 30nominations, Specialty receiving 44 and Global News honoured with a record number of 12 nominations. Key highlights include Global’s massive hit Bomb Girls, leading with 7 nominations including Best Dramatic Series and Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role. A strong performer every year, Rookie Blue followed closely with 5 of its own nominations. In addition to dominating the Best Lifestyle Program or Series category with 4 nominations, Shaw Media clearly established its digital clout in the increasingly critical Best Cross-Platform Project-Fiction category with 4 out of 5 nominations.

This is a record breaking year for Global News, which received 12 nominations. Canada’s news powerhouse dominated the Best News Anchor category with 3 out of 5 nominations and Global National was honoured with nominations in the Best National Newscast and Best Breaking Reportage, National categories. It was also a record breaking year for investigative news magazine program, 16 x 9, which received 4nods for the 2013 awards.

See below for the full list of Shaw Media nominations.

Global

Program

Nominations

Bomb Girls

7

Combat Hospital

6

Titanic

4

Rookie Blue

5

The Firm

3

National Aboriginal Achievement Awards

2

Canada Sings

2

ET Canada Conversations : Michael Bublé

1

Total

30

Global News

Program

Nominations

Global National

4

Global Toronto News Hour

2

Global BC News Hour

2

16 x 9

4

Total

12

Specialty

Program

Nominations

Continuum

5

Lost Girl

4

Top Chef Canada

2

Producing Parker

3

King

2

D-Day to Victory

2

Eat Street

2

Kenny Hotz Triumph of Will

2

Canada’s Handyman Challenge

2

From Spain With Love: With Annie Sibonney

2

Explosion 1812

2

Trashopolis

1

Battle Castle

1

Curse of the Axe

1

Chuck’s Day Off

1

Income Property

1

Pitchin’ In

1

Real Housewives of Vancouver

1

What’s in a Name

1

Buy Herself

1

Dust Up

1

Haven

1

XIII: The Series

1

Museum Secrets

1

Almost Heroes

1

Befriend and Betray

1

Drunk and on Drugs the Happy Fun Time Hour

1

Total

44


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