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Rick Mercer Report, Degrassi, Call Me Fitz, Orphan Black among winners of Canadian Screen Awards

From a media release:

Academy announces 2015 Canadian Screen Awards Winners in Drama, Children’s or Youth, Comedy and Variety

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is pleased to announce that 48 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS were presented tonight in Drama, Children’s or Youth, Comedy and Variety categories. This Canadian Screen Awards Gala was hosted tonight by comedian Darrin Rose at the Sheraton Centre Toronto.

Four previously announced Academy Special Awards were also presented tonight to:

  • Insight Productions Company Ltd for the Academy Icon Award
  • Tassie Cameron for the Margaret Collier Award sponsored by Halfire Entertainment
  • Paul Gross for the Earle Grey Award
  • George Anthony for the Academy Board of Directors’ Tribute

2015 Canadian Screen Awards – Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Link: ‘Orphan Black,’ ‘Degrassi’ up for GLAAD awards

From Derrik J. Lang of The Associated Press:

‘Orphan Black,’ ‘Degrassi’ up for GLAAD awards
The Canadian shows “Orphan Black” and “Degrassi” have snagged GLAAD Media Award nominations. The gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender advocacy group announced the 144 nominees for its 26th annual honours Wednesday. Both “Orphan Black” and “Degrassi” are nominated for outstanding drama series. Continue reading.

Link: Degrassi marks 35th anniversary, creator ‘grateful’ for longevity


From Melissa Hank of Canada.com:

Degrassi marks 35th anniversary, creator ‘grateful’ for longevity (with video)
Linda Schuyler has found the fountain of youth programming. Blithe, unassuming and quick to laugh, the co-creator of the Degrassi TV franchise has the pep of a cheerleader and the perception of a yearbook editor. Though in her 60s, the former elementary school teacher is well versed in teen angst and excitement. Continue reading.

Link: Where are the season 1 Degrassi cast now?

From Chris E. Hayner of Zap2it:

‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’ Season 1 cast: Where are they now?
It’s been 13 years since “Degrassi: The Next Generation” first aired on Canada, introducing a new group of teenagers to the ongoing drama at one high school in Canada. Since then, many cast members have cycled through the series. That’s the nature of a show where the school is the main character — students graduate and move away. Still, there will only ever be one original “TNG” class. If you’ve ever wondered what your favorite actors from the first season of “Degrassi: The Next Generation” are up to, it’s Zap2it to the rescue. While many of them are still acting, you might be surprised what some did after the show. Continue reading.

Tonight: Rick Mercer Report, 22 Minutes, Degrassi, Why Horror?

Rick Mercer Report, CBC
Rick helps with the wheat harvest at a family farm in Camrose, Alberta and then heads to Barrington, Nova Scotia for a lesson in log-rolling.

22 Minutes, CBC
Toronto Maple Leaf Joffrey Lupul and Mark Critch get game ready; legendary correspondent Babe Bennett returns with her views on reproduction.

Degrassi, MTV – “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
In the Season 14 premiere of DEGRASSI, Clare has a serious dilemma that will affect her entire future and confides in Alli. Zoë sees red when Becky tells her she’s too much of a distraction for the power cheer team. It’s time for Zoë to bring Becky down, literally. Miles and Tristan are getting close, but with his campaign in full swing, Mr. Hollingsworth is worried his son’s behaviour could damage his political prospects. An upset Miles decides to take annoying his father to a whole new level.

Why Horror? documentary, Super Channel
Why Horror? includes in-depth conversations with international horror filmmakers such as George A. Romero, Takashi Shimizu, Alexandre Aja, Ben Wheatley, Alex de la Iglesia and Canadian scare Queens Jen and Sylvia Soska, as well as countless other writers, historians, scientists and psychologists.