From a media release:
Academy unites film, TV and digital awards
- 2-Hour Prime Time Live Broadcast Sunday March 3, 2013 @ 8pm on CBC
The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) will unite its film, television and digital media awards into one gala event with a live prime time broadcast, Sunday, March 3, 2013 @ 8pm (NT 8:30) on CBC. A series of celebrations of Canadaâ€™s screen industries leading up to the gala will include industry awards presentations and special events.
â€œFollowing extensive industry consultation and outreach, the Academy Board announces the consolidation of the Genie and Gemini awards into one major powerhouse show for the Canadian public,â€ says Academy Chair Martin Katz.
English and French-language films will continue to compete in the new awards show which will now also include English-language television and digital awards.
The annual GÃ©meaux Awards will celebrate French-language television and digital media on Radio-Canada on Sunday Sept. 16, 2012, as previously announced.