Kevin Hanchard, Murdoch Mysteries and Andrew Phung take home trophies during Night 2 of Canadian Screen Awards

Orphan Black‘s Kevin Hanchard, Murdoch Mysteries – A Merry Murdoch Christmas, Slasher‘s Wendy Crewson, Schitt’s Creek‘s Emily Hampshire, Baroness Von Sketch Show and Kim’s Convenience‘s Andrew Phung were among the winners in the Creative Fiction categories during Night 2 of the Canadian Screen Awards.

Hosted by Seán Cullen, the non-televised celebration honoured 42 categories in the guest performance, writing, directing, photography, editing, production design, visual effects, sound, limited, variety and sketch comedy.

“We celebrate all of you in the creative industry,” Cullen said at the beginning of the night. “You are the Steve Bannon of this industry.” He then mentioned Canada’s 150th anniversary before poking fun at Murdoch Mysteries. “The only mystery about Murdoch Mysteries is how to stop yourself from being lost in Yannick Bisson’s eyes,” he said.

“I want to thank Pete Mitchell,” Murdoch Mysteries executive producer Christina Jennings said after A Merry Murdoch Christmas was named Best TV Movie. “He has been running Murdoch Mysteries for six seasons and we are now at 150 hours of television.”

Here are the winners in several of the key categories:

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting role in a Dramatic Program or Series
Kevin Hanchard, Orphan Black

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting role in a Dramatic Program or Series
Wendy Crewson, Slasher

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting role or Guest role in a Comedic Series
Andrew Phung, Kim’s Convenience

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting role or Guest role in a Comedic Series
Emily Hampshire, Schitt’s Creek

Best Writing in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Series
Baroness Von Sketch Show, CBC

Best Writing in a Comedy Program or Series
Jared Keeso, Jacob Tierney, Letterkenny

Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Limited Series
Peter Mitchell, Murdoch Mysteries – A Very Murdoch Christmas

Best Writing in a Dramatic Series
Graeme Manson, Orphan Black

Best Writing in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series
Alejandro Alcoba, Degrassi: Next Class

Best Writing in an Animated Program or Series
Craig Martin, Nerds and Monsters

Best Performance in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series
Brittany Raymond, The Next Step

Best Performance in an Animated Program or Series
Martin Short, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot about Camping!

Best Performance in a Guest Role, Dramatic Series
Edward Asner, Forgive Me

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Limited Series
Ben Carlson, The Taming of the Shrew

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Limited Series
Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Unclaimed

Best Performing Arts Program
The Taming of the Shrew, CBC

Best Pre-School Program or Series
PAW Patrol, TVO

Best Animated Program or Series
The Curse of Clara: A Holiday Tale, CBC

Best Children’s or Youth Fiction Program or Series
Odd Squad, TVO

Best TV Movie or Limited Series
Murdoch Mysteries – A Merry Murdoch Christmas, CBC

Best Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series
Baroness Von Sketch Show, CBC

The complete list of winners from Wednesday night.

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Prior to becoming a television critic and owner of 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 hundreds of television series from Canada, the U.S. and internationally. He is a podcaster, public speaker, weekly radio guest and educator, and past member of the Television Critics Association.
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