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Complete Durham County series on iTunes August 1

From a media release:


Muse Entertainment and Back Alley Films today announced that as of August 1st, Canadian fans of the hit television series DURHAM COUNTY will be able to download all three seasons on ITunes. Co-produced by Muse Entertainment and Back Alley Films and created by Adrienne Mitchell, Janis Lundman and screenwriter Laurie Finstad, DURHAM COUNTY has received accolades and awards since it first began: 11 Gemini nominations and 7 Gemini wins for Seasons 1 and 2, a Director’s Guild of Canada award for Adrienne Mitchell for Best Direction, and most recently nominated for five international awards at the Monte Carlo Television Festival. Over the years the series has cast the best Canadian and international stars which included Hugh Dillon (Flashpoint), Michelle Forbes (True Blood), Michael Nardone (Ben Hur), Helene Joy (The Murdoch Mysteries), and Laurence Leboeuf (Human Trafficking).

After great success with DURHAM COUNTY, Muse Entertainment and Back Alley Films are currently in pre-production on their next show, BOMB GIRLS, which will air on Global TV in January 2012.


Durham County up for 5 Monte Carlo TV awards

From a media release:

Durham County Season Three Nominated for Five Monte Carlo Television Awards!

Muse Entertainment and Back Alley Film Productions are proud to announce that Durham County’s third and final season has been nominated for five Monte Carlo Television Awards.

The 6 x 1 hour crime drama was nominated in the categories of Outstanding International Producers (Janis Lundman, Adrienne Mitchell, Michael Prupas), Outstanding Actor (Hugh Dillon, Michael Nardone) and Outstanding Actress (Hélène Joy, Laurence Leboeuf).

Nominated for 18 Gemini awards, winner of 7, and praised by the New York Times as “entirely addictive,” Durham County is developed and produced by Muse Entertainment Enterprises Inc. and Back Alley Film Productions Ltd. with Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central and Astral Media’s The Movie Network. The series is produced with participation from the Canadian Media Fund. It is being distributed internationally by ITV Global Entertainment Media.

The series airs on HBO Canada (Eastern Canada) and Movie Central (Western Canada), as well as over 100 territories worldwide.


Writers Guild announces screenwriting award nominations

From a media release:

Outstanding list of finalists announced for the 2011 WGC Screenwriting Awards

The Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) today announced the finalists for the 15th Annual WGC Screenwriting Awards. The WGC Screenwriting Awards honours excellence in screenwriting, and will celebrate the winning words of Canada’s screenwriters on April 11 in Toronto.

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