AMAZING RACE CANADA WINS BIG ON 2ND NIGHT OF CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS
CBC’s Power & Politics wins for digital special on NDP Leader Singh’s byelection win
The Amazing Race Canada was the big winner on the second night of the online version of the Canadian Screen Awards.
The perennial hit travel contest, which airs on CTV, captured six trophies, including best reality/competition program or series, on Tuesday.
The awards were for season seven, which was won by Indigenous, two-spirit couple Anthony Johnson and James Makokis. READ MORE
2020 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS WINNERS: RUMINA DAYA WINS FOR GLOBAL BC’S NEWS HOUR AT 6
The Canadian Screen Awards began its series of virtual presentations on Monday night, honouring excellence in Canadian film and television — and Global BC has already racked up a win.
Global BC News Hour at 6’s Rumina Daya has a win for Best Local Reporter, with the show also earning a nomination for Best Local Newscast.
Following the cancellation of all Canadian Screen Week events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the Canadian Screen Awards Broadcast Gala, the Canadian Academy found an alternative way to celebrate the nominees and announce the winners of the awards. READ MORE
CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS: WINNERS REVEALED IN LIFESTYLE AND REALITY, CHILDREN’S AND YOUTH CATEGORIES
The Canadian Screen Awards are continuing, with virtual ceremonies running throughout the week as the Canadian Academy honours the best of Canada’s film and television offerings during the past year.
Winners in the Broadcast news, Sports Programming and Documentary and Factual categories were revealed on Monday, and Tuesday the Academy announced winners in the categories of Children’s and Youth Programming and Lifestyle and Reality.
Winners in the Children’s and Youth Programming category were announced by Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, star of Netflix’s “Never Have I Ever”, while winners in the Lifestyle and Reality category was announced by Emma Hunter of “The Beaverton” (pictured above). READ MORE
eTALK TAKES HOME BIG CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS WIN
‘The Social,’ ‘Amazing Race Canada’ & ‘Mary’s Kitchen Crush’ also crush it.
The virtual Canadian Screen Awards week continued in all its glory on May 26, when the Great White North moved on from feting sports and news programming and onto kids’ entertainment, animation, lifestyle, and reality content.
It was a huge night for etalk, which took home the trophy for Best Entertainment News Program or Series thanks to Ben, Lainey, Danielle and the rest of the crew, whose on-air entertainment coverage has proven to be just as fun (and relevant!) at home during the coronavirus pandemic as it is in studio.
This evening, #ETALK won the #CdnScreenAward for Best Entertainment News Program or Series! We want to thank @TheCdnAcademy for this honour, and thank you Canada for watching 🇨🇦#CdnScreenAwardWinner @BenMulroney @DanielleGraham @LaineyGossip @CTV pic.twitter.com/PfIOrGNvDV
— etalk (@etalkCTV) May 27, 2020
Meanwhile daytime hit The Social (weekdays @ 1p ET on CTV) also earned this year’s title of Best Talk Program or Series, reminding us all that live interaction with viewers through social media remains as timely as ever… especially during these current times, when Twitter or Insta can be a lifeline for so many of us. READ MORE