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Gemini award nominations announced

From a media release:

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is pleased to announce the nominations for the 24th Annual Gemini Awards, recognizing the year’s best in Canadian English-language television. The 2009 Broadcast Gala will take place on Saturday November 14th in Calgary, Alberta and will be broadcast live on Global and Showcase.

The drama Flashpoint leads the 2009 Gemini Awards nominations with a record 19 nominations, followed by The Tudors with 11 nominations. Being Erica, Diamonds, Less Than Kind, and The Border each received 9 nominations.

Click here for more information and a full list of nominees.

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Updated: Canadian TV on iTunes

Canadian shows currently on iTunes:

6TEEN 6TEEN

Air FarceAir Farce

Being Erica Being Erica

The Border The Border

Chilly BeachChilly Beach

Corner Gas Corner Gas

Degrassi: The Next Generation Degrassi: TNG

Dragons' DenDragons’ Den

Flashpoint Flashpoint

Heartland Heartland

Instant StarInstant Star

jPodjPod

The Jon Dore Television ShowThe Jon Dore Television Show

Life's a ZooLife’s a Zoo

Little Mosque On the Prairie Little Mosque on the Prairie

The Listener The Listener

No Opportunity WastedNo Opportunity Wasted

Odd Job Jack Odd Job Jack

Rick Mercer Report Rick Mercer

Robson Arms Robson Arms

Sophie Sophie

Stargate AtlantisStargate Atlantis

Stargate SG-1Stargate SG-1

Stargate UniverseStargate Universe

StratusphereStratusphere

This Hour Has 22 Minutes This Hour Has 22 Minutes

Total Drama ActionTotal Drama Action

Total Drama Island Total Drama Island

The TudorsThe Tudors

The Week the Women WentThe Week The Women Went

Wild Roses Wild Roses

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Canadian TV on iTunes

This is not likely an exhaustive list so let me know if I’m missing any Canadian shows that are currently on iTunes:

6TEEN 6TEEN

Air FarceAir Farce

Being Erica Being Erica

The Border The Border

Chilly BeachChilly Beach

Corner Gas Corner Gas

Degrassi: The Next Generation Degrassi: TNG

Dragons' DenDragon’s Den

Flashpoint Flashpoint

Heartland Heartland

Instant StarInstant Star

jPodjPod

The Jon Dore Television ShowThe Jon Dore Television Show

Life's a ZooLife’s a Zoo

Little Mosque On the Prairie Little Mosque on the Prairie

The Listener The Listener

No Opportunity WastedNo Opportunity Wasted

Odd Job Jack Odd Job Jack

Rick Mercer Report Rick Mercer

Robson Arms Robson Arms

Sophie Sophie

Stargate AtlantisStargate Atlantis

Stargate SG-1Stargate SG-1

Stargate UniverseStargate Universe

StratusphereStratusphere

This Hour Has 22 Minutes This Hour Has 22 Minutes

Total Drama ActionTotal Drama Action

Total Drama Island Total Drama Island

The TudorsThe Tudors

The Week the Women WentThe Week The Women Went

Wild Roses Wild Roses

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Shaw Rocket Prize finalists named

From a media release:

INTERNATIONAL JURY SELECTS FOUR OUTSTANDING CANADIAN PROGRAMS FOR YOUTHS AND FAMILIES AS FINALISTS FOR THE $50,000 SHAW ROCKET PRIZE

The 2009 Shaw Rocket Prize recognises this year’s best Canadian television programming targeted to youths (13-17) and families.

Jury members Adina Pitt, Vice President, Content Acquisitions and Co-Productions, Cartoon Network and Boomerang; Bob Higgins, Head of Creative, W!LDBRAIN; Deirdre Brennan, Director of Programming, Nickelodeon Australia; and Geoffrey Goodwin, Head of BBC Switch, made the announcement at a reception held today during the 10th Annual KidScreen Summit in New York City.

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