CARDINAL AND SCHITT’S CREEK TAKE TV DRAMA AND COMEDY SCREENWRITING AWARDS

CTV detective series Cardinal and CBC comedy Schitt’s Creek have new trophies to add to their collections.

Emily Andras, known for the TV series Wynonna Earp and Lost Girl, won this year's Writers Guild of Canada Showrunner Award. (CHRISTINA GAPIC / WRITERS GUILD OF CANADA)

CTV detective series Cardinal and CBC comedy Schitt’s Creek have new trophies to add to their collections.

The series were the main television winners at the Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Awards this week.

Cardinal, which won Best Limited Series and six other Canadian Screen Awards in March, earned Best Drama Series from the WGC for Sarah Dodd for Season 2 episode “Red.”

Schitt’s Creek, which was this year’s Best Comedy Series CSA winner, took the Comedy Series WGC prize for Rupinder Gill for the Season 4 episode “RIP Moira Rose.”

The prize for Best New Series Script went to Daegan Fryklind for The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, which airs on Citytv, and Michael McNamara took the Documentary award for Catwalk: Tales From the Cat Show Circuit.

In the Feature Film category, the victor was Jeremy Boxen for 22 Chaser.

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