– CTV's hit original series CARDINAL receives the most wins of any TV series with seven awards, including Best Drama Series –
– CTV's THE AMAZING RACE CANADA wins six awards including Best Reality/Competition Program or Series –
– CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME repeats as Best National Newscast while TSN once again leads all sports broadcasters combined with six wins –
– Bell Media Studios programs honoured with a multitude of awards including ETALK as Best Entertainment News Program or Series and THE SOCIAL as Best Talk Program or Series –
– CTV Comedy Channel's CORNER GAS ANIMATED takes home three awards including Best Animated Program or Series; CTV's MARY'S KITCHEN CRUSH and Crave Original Series LETTERKENNY each honoured with two awards –
– Films supported by Bell Media take home 18 wins, including Best Motion Picture for Antigone, as well as five awards for Crave Original Film The Song of Names –
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TORONTO, May 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Bell Media applauds its production partners, team members, and talent on their outstanding achievements at the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards. With Canadian Screen Week unfolding as a series of unique virtual presentations in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Bell Media continues to receive accolades for its creation of and support for compelling, original Canadian content, securing a total of 57 awards across television, film, and digital categories, as well as the Academy's Special Awards.
Overall, Bell Media was recognized with 37 Canadian Screen Awards in television and digital categories, more than any other private broadcaster. Eighteen awards went to Bell Media-supported films, several of which are available now for streaming on Crave, including Best Motion Picture winner Antigone and The Twentieth Century. More CSA winners, including And the Birds Rained Down / Il pleuvait des oiseaux and the Crave Original Film The Song of Names, are coming to Crave this summer.
"We are as proud as ever of our Bell Media team and partners, who continue to deliver outstanding, original Canadian content that fascinates, educates, and entertains our audiences," said Randy Lennox, President, Bell Media. "Our warmest congratulations to all of our winners and nominees, and a sincere thanks to Beth Janson, Louis Calabro, and the phenomenal team at the Academy. Their tireless efforts to virtually mount Canadian Screen Week resulted in a unique and inventive way to celebrate the industry and bring us all together at this challenging time."
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SOURCE Bell Media