CBC garners 151 Gemini nominations

This morning, CBC Television earned significant industry recognition for its quality popular programming with a haul of 151 nominations from the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television’s 25th Annual Gemini Awards.

“CBC Television is delighted with how many nominations the Academy has granted our talented stars, writers, journalists and other professionals – and we congratulate them all,” said Kirstine Stewart, Interim Executive Vice-President, English Services and General Manager of CBC Television “Above all else, this showing confirms that CBC Television is the place to watch the best Canadian shows and the biggest Canadian stars.”

 

Among the nominations received by CBC Television:

BEST COMEDY PROGRAM OR SERIES

Little Mosque on the Prairie

Rick Mercer Report

 

BEST DRAMATIC SERIES

Republic of Doyle

The Tudors

 

BEST MUSIC, VARIETY PROGRAM OR SERIES

Battle of the Blades

 

BEST REALITY PROGRAM OR SERIES

Dragons’ Den

 

BEST TALK SERIES

The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos

 

 

BEST ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAM OR SERIES:

o  Shaun Majumder, 22 Minutes

o  Peter Keleghan, Erin Agostino, Carl Alacchi, Angela Asher, Ellen David, Stacey Farber, Al Goulem, Tiio Horn, Jesse Rath, Michael Seater, Arielle Shiri, 18 To Life

 

BEST INDIVUAL PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY PROGRAM OR SERIES

Rick Mercer, Rick Mercer Report

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A CONTINUING LEADING DRAMATIC ROLE:

Allan Hawco, Republic of Doyle

Michael Riley, Being Erica

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A CONTINUING LEADING DRAMATIC ROLE

Lynda Boyd, Republic of Doyle

 

BEST PERFORMANCE OR HOST IN A VARIETY PROGRAM OR SERIES (INDIVIDUAL OR ENSEMBLE)

Kurt Browning, Battle Of The Blades

 

BEST HOST OR INTERVIEWER IN A GENERAL/HUMAN INTEREST OR TALK PROGRAM OR SERIES:

George Stroumboulopoulos, The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos

 

BEST NEWS ANCHOR

Ian Hanomansing, CBC News Vancouver

Peter Mansbridge, CBC News: The National

Diana Swain, CBC News: Toronto at 6:00

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