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 forÂ Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role.
19-2‘s Jared Keeso took home the hardware forÂ 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 forÂ Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role.
Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy had a bittersweet goodbye earlier in the nightÂ 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 givenÂ the Fan’s Choice Award.
Here’s a list of the television winners (Bold text indicates the winner of each category.)
Best Dramatic Series
Best Comedy Series
Call Me Fitz
Tiny Plastic Men
Best Reality/Competition Program or Series
The Amazing Race Canada
Big Brother Canada
The Ultimate Fighter Nations â€“ Canada vs. Australia
Best International Drama
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
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It still really bothers me that there’s only two nominees for the Best International Series award. It makes it look like Vikings just gets an award for existing.
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