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Call Me Fitz and Orphan Black take home top Canadian Screen Award TV titles

Cancelled comedy Call Me Fitz and cult hit Orphan Black were the big winners in the television categories at the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards on Sunday night.

“It’s an honour to make great Canadian TV for the world from our own backyard,” Orphan Black co-showrunner Graeme Manson said from Toronto’s Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts stage after claiming the trophy. Orphan Black lead Tatiana Maslany took home the title for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role.

19-2‘s Jared Keeso took home the hardware for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role.

Cancelled Movie Network/Movie Central sitcom Call Me Fitz took home two awards for Best Comedy Series; co-star Joanna Cassidy won for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role.

Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy had a bittersweet goodbye earlier in the night with a win for Best Dramatic Mini-Series or TV movie; star Jodi Balfour captured Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series.

Lost Girl was given the Fan’s Choice Award.

Here’s a list of the television winners (Bold text indicates the winner of each category.)

Best Dramatic Series
19-2
Continuum
Motive
Orphan Black
Remedy

Best Comedy Series
Call Me Fitz
Mr. D
Seed
Spun Out
Tiny Plastic Men

Best Reality/Competition Program or Series
The Amazing Race Canada
Big Brother Canada
MasterChef Canada
The Ultimate Fighter Nations – Canada vs. Australia
Unusually Thicke

Best International Drama
Vikings
The Great Martian War

Best Variety of Sketch Comedy Program or Series
Rick Mercer Report
Funny as Hell
Seth Rogen: Hilarity for Charity
This Hour Has 22 Minutes

Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role
Gerry Dee, Mr. D
Adam Korson, Seed
Don McKellar, Sensitive Skin
Dave Foley, Spun Out
Mark Meer, Tiny Plastic Men

Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role
Joanna Cassidy, Call Me Fitz
Julia Voth, Package Deal
Carrie-Lynn Neales, Seed
Kacey Rohl, Working the Engels
Andrea Martin, Working the Engels

Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role
Adam Beach, Arctic Air
David Sutcliffe, Cracked
Jared Keeso, 19-2
Michael McLeod, Forgive Me
Dillon Casey, Remedy

Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role
Meaghan Rath, Being Human
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
Megan Follows, Reign
Jennie Raymond, Sex & Violence
Jackie Torrens, Sex & Violence

What did you think of the Canadian Screen Awards? Did your favourite take home a trophy? Comment below or via @tv_eh.

Link: CSA 2015 Winning Moment: Orphan Black’s Jordan Gavaris

From Melissa Girimonte of The Televixen:

CSA 2015 Winning Moment: Orphan Black’s Jordan Gavaris
Immediately after his win for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series, we spoke with Orphan Black‘s Jordan Gavaris about taking the category for the second year in a row, and their upcoming third season.

Congratulations! Winning something like this, being recognized for your spectacular work on this show, what does it feel like to be acknowledged by your peers once again this year? 

I didn’t fit in in a lot of circles. Continue reading.

Link: CSA 2015 Winning Moment: Orphan Black’s Graeme Manson

From Melissa Girimonte of The Televixen:

CSA 2015 Winning Moment: Orphan Black’s Graeme Manson
Winning for Best Writing in a Dramatic Series was Orphan Black‘s Graeme Manson, for the Season 2 episode “By Means Which Have Never Yet Been Tried”. I chatted with Graeme Manson immediately following his win for Orphan Black, and he teased a bit of what’s in store for the upcoming third season.

Congratulations on the award!

Look at it. It’s gorgeous. Continue reading.

Link: Enrico Colantoni calls foul on Orphan Black at Canadian Screen Awards

From Cassandra Szklarski of the Canadian Press:

Enrico Colantoni calls foul on Orphan Black at Canadian Screen Awards
Remedy
 star Enrico Colantoni says the smash Space series Orphan Black has an unfair advantage at the Canadian Screen Awards.

And he’s tired of seeing the BBC America-backed show dominate at the bash, which celebrates the best in homegrown film, TV and digital media.

The sci-fi serial heads into this weekend’s televised ceremony with a leading eight trophies from a pre-show gala. This Sunday it competes for the title of Best Drama against Global’s Remedy, Bravo’s 19-2, Showcase’s Continuum and CTV’s Motive. Continue reading.

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
WINNERS BY CATEGORY OF ACHIEVEMENT
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