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Link: Women behind Canadian TV: 2017 edition

From Bridget Liszewski of the TV Junkies:

Women behind Canadian TV: 2017 edition
They say a lot can change in a year. For the television industry on many levels that’s certainly been true, thanks in no small part to the rise of social media, which has given a platform to fans to use their voices to speak out against inequalities they see happening. Gone are the days where television shows can go an entire season without a female director and no one noticing or calling attention to it. It’s clear now that people are watching and listening, especially when it comes to diversity. Despite the fact that we’re still smack dab in the middle of the Peak TV era, unfortunately the problems with gender diversity behind the scenes in television haven’t changed all that much. Continue reading.


Link: Workin’ Moms: Dani Kind on Anne’s unapologetically frank attitude

From Bridget Liszewski of the TV Junkies:

Workin’ Moms: Dani Kind on Anne’s unapologetically frank attitude
There is no sugar coating when it comes to Anne Carlson on Workin’ Moms. If you’re looking for anything other than the truth, then she’s not the friend for you. However, Anne’s unapologetically frank attitude can also be viewed as refreshing and actress Dani Kind gives a real heart to the character under all that sarcasm and exhaustion. She is a little less than thrilled to be pregnant with a third, and unexpected, child and Anne isn’t afraid to let everyone know that. It’s just one of the many refreshingly honest stories the new CBC comedy series is telling. Continue reading.


Orphan Black, Schitt’s Creek, Kim’s Convenience among top TV nominations for 2017 Canadian Screen Awards

From a media release:

The nominees for the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards were announced today by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.

CSA nominations in 134 categories (24 film, 100 in television and 10 in digital media) were announced today at simultaneous press conferences in Toronto and Montreal and via Facebook Live on the Academy’s Canadian Screen Awards Facebook page here.

For a list of this year’s nominees in film, television and digital media, please click the below links:

The Canadian Screen Awards will be broadcast LIVE on CBC March 12, at 8 pm (9 pm AT; 9:30 pm NT) from Toronto’s Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. They will cap off the Academy’s Canadian Screen Week featuring seven events in seven days (March 6-12).

2017 Canadian Screen Awards presenters, additional Academy Special Awards and details of Canadian Screen Week events will also be announced in the coming weeks. Please check regularly for