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Emily Hampshire, Meaghan Rath among Golden Maple Award winners

From a media release:

The Academy of Canadians in Sports and Entertainment – Los Angeles (ACISE-LA) just held the inaugural 2015 Golden Maple Awards at the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles on Canada Day, July 1, 2015.

The event was hosted by Erin Karpluk from the upcoming Riftworld Chronicles who stepped in for Lauren Ash due to a sickness.

During the event former NBA basketball player and Canadian actor Rick Fox, was honored with the 2015 Maple of Excellence for Outstanding Athlete/Actor Crossover award and Canadian CrossFit champion Lucas Parker with the 2015 Maple of Excellence for Outstanding Athlete award.

Members of ACISE-LA had the opportunity to vote until June 23, 2015 for the winners in the following categories:

Best Actor in a TV series broadcasted in the US

Best Actress in a TV series broadcasted in the US

Newcomer of the year in a TV series broadcasted in the US.

The winner is: Brandon Jay McLaren – Graceland, US Network: USA for BEST ACTOR IN A TV SERIES BROADCASTED IN THE US
Other nominees were:
Adam Copeland – Haven, US Network: Syfy
Alexander Ludwig – Vikings, US Network: History Channel
Greyston Holt – Bitten, US Network: Syfy
Jonathan Keltz – Reign, US Network: CW
Lyriq Bent – The Book of Negroes, US Network: BET
Torrance Coombs – Reign, US Network: CW

The winner is: Amanda Crew – Silicon Valley, US Network: HBO for BEST ACTRESS IN A TV SERIES BROADCASTED IN THE US
Other nominees were:
Anna Silk – Lost Girl, US Network: Syfy
Caroline Dhavernas – Hannibal, US Network: NBC
Jessalyn Gilsig – Vikings, US Network: History Channel
Katheryn Winnick – Vikings, US Network: History Channel
Kathleen Robertson – Murder in the First, US Network: TNT
Missy Peregrym – Rookie Blue, US Network: ABC

The winners are: Emily Hampshire – 12 Monkeys and Schitt’s Creek, US Network: Syfy and Pop TV And Meaghan Rath – New Girl, US Network: FOX for NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR IN A TV SERIES BROADCASTED IN THE US:
Other nominees were:
Brooke Wexler – Richie Rich, US Network: Netflix
Italia Ricci – Chasing Life, US Network: ABC Family
Shailyn Pierre Dixon – The Book of Negroes, US Network: BET

Image credit: Faye Sadou

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Prior to becoming a television critic and partner at TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from countless programs. Survivor winners, Donald Trump, Jerry Bruckheimer ... he has interviewed (literally) hundreds of TV people over the course of his career. He is a past member of the Television Critics Association.
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