Bell Media congratulates its production partners, team members, and talent on another impressive showing at the Canadian Screen Awards. Honoured with 37 television wins overall, Bell Media once again demonstrates its continued commitment to creating and developing exceptional original Canadian content.
Bell Media and its partners garnered three of the major television awards handed out at last night's closing gala, including Best Dramatic Series, Best Dramatic Actress, and Best Dramatic Actor. Bell Media-supported film projects won 19 awards, including Best Motion Picture, Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, and Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role.
"We are so fortunate to work in an industry with such a wide range of extraordinarily talented and passionate people across all disciplines," said Mary Ann Turcke, President, Bell Media. "Quality television has never been more in demand than it is today. From news and sports to drama to scripted and unscripted, Canadians embrace great homegrown TV and film, and I am extremely proud of the industry-leading content that Bell Media's partners and team members have created this year."
Space's juggernaut sci-fi drama ORPHAN BLACK from Temple Street Productions secured seven wins over the course of Canadian Screen Week, including Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for the third year in a row to Tatiana Maslany, Best Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role to Ari Millen, and Best Writing in a Dramatic Series. Bravo's hit drama 19-2 from Sphère Média Plus and Echo Media received three wins, including Best Dramatic Series and Best Direction in a Dramatic Series.
CTV's THE AMAZING RACE CANADA from Insight Production Company Ltd. won Best Reality/Competition Program or Series for the second year in a row, while Best Host in a Variety, Lifestyle, Reality/Competition, or Talk Program or Series went to Jon Montgomery.
THE AMAZING RACE CANADA also took home a Golden Screen Award for TV Reality Show, while CORNER GAS: THE MOVIE garnered a Golden Screen Award for TV Drama/Comedy. The Golden Screen Awards recognize the most-watched television programs in the 2014-15 broadcast year.
CTV News received three awards, including Best National Newscast for CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME and Best Local Newscast for CTV NEWS VANCOUVER.
TSN garnered a total of seven awards, more than all other sports broadcasters combined, including Best Sports Feature Segment for the much talked about feature, "The Butterfly Child" " and Best Live Sports Event for FIFA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™.
Bell Media In-House Productions garnered four awards, including Best Talk Program or Series for THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW.
Eight winning films supported by The Movie Network and The Harold Greenberg Fund/Le Fonds Harold Greenberg won 19 awards, including: Room, which took home nine awards including Best Motion Picture, Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, and Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role; Hyena Road, which earned three wins; Brooklyn, which won two CSAs; the Bell Media Original Documentary, How To Change The World, which won for Best Editing in a Feature Length Documentary; as well Sleeping Giant; Remember; Beeba Boys; and Scratch: A Hop-opera
ETALK AT THE CSAs has all the biggest moments from the CSAs airing tonight at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO, and7:30 p.m. ET/PT on CTV Two and CTV GO, including Jacob Tremblay's (Room) big homecoming and CSA win following his OSCAR® debut. Continuing its ongoing Canadian Screen Week coverage, Senior Reporter Devon Soltendieck reports from the CSAs red carpet with all the star-studded arrivals, Co-Anchor Danielle Graham delivers extensive behind-the-scenes coverage from the ETALK backstage lounge, while with a special invite to the CSAs, ETALK surprises aspiring actress Leanna Shoniker with an opportunity to meet Toronto Mayor John Tory. Plus, Danielle Graham and Lainey Lui go head-to-head in a CSA edition fashion face-off and Jessi Cruickshank breaks down all things trending from last night's big show.