Gemini wins for Flashpoint, Rick Mercer Report, Erin Karpluk, Enrico Colantoni

From a media release: The 24th Annual Gemini Awards concluded this evening with the Broadcast Gala, a glitzy event held at the historic BMO Centre, Stampede Corral in Calgary, Alberta. Hosted by award-winning comedian Ron James, a total of 17 awards were presented including those for Best Comedy Program or Series and Best Dramatic Series. … Continue reading Gemini wins for Flashpoint, Rick Mercer Report, Erin Karpluk, Enrico Colantoni

In the news: Canadian indie award nominees

From a media release (so please don’t ask me what makes these Canadian TV shows independent): Association announces CFTPA Indie Awards nominees The Canadian Film and Television Production Association (CFTPA) is extremely pleased to announce the nominees of the CFTPA Indie Awards. The awards were created by the CFTPA in order to recognize and honour … Continue reading In the news: Canadian indie award nominees

Upcoming series: No Opportunity Wasted, CBC, Oct. 3

From a media release: What would you do if you had 72 hours to change your life? Canadians seize the moment in Phil Keoghan’s NO OPPORTUNITY WASTED premiering Oct. 3 at 8:30 p.m. on CBC-TV A Winnipeg housewife and a veteran firefighter confront their terror of heights by repelling down the world’s second largest granite … Continue reading Upcoming series: No Opportunity Wasted, CBC, Oct. 3

Tyler Lewis eliminated from Canadian Idol

From a CTV media release: And Then There Were Two: Eva Avila and Craig Sharpe to Compete for Canadian Idol Crown as Tyler Lewis is Eliminated — Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida co-write new Canadian Idol winner’s single “Meant to Fly,” to be unveiled on next week’s show — It’s Eva versus Craig and the … Continue reading Tyler Lewis eliminated from Canadian Idol