– Bell Media scores wins in a variety of major categories, including Best National Newscast (CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME), Best Live Entertainment Special (THE 2017 JUNO AWARDS), Best Talk Program or Series (MARILYN DENIS SHOW), Best Live Sports Event (2016 MLS CUP), Best Factual Series (MAYDAY), and Best Reality/Competition Program or Series (THE AMAZING RACE CANADA) –
– CTV's acclaimed Canadian drama series CARDINAL recognized with six awards, including Best Lead Actor, Drama Program or Limited Series (Billy Campbell), and Best Supporting Actress, Drama (Allie MacDonald) –
– TSN leads all sports broadcasters combined with seven wins; CTV's THE AMAZING RACE CANADA scores six; CraveTV Original Series LETTERKENNY wins two –
– 19 wins for films supported by Bell Media, including seven for Aisling Walsh's Maudie, highlighted by Best Motion Picture –
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TORONTO, March 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Bell Media congratulates its production partners, team members, and talent on a stellar performance at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards. Garnering a total of 52 awards across television, film, and digital, Bell Media continues to be recognized for its ongoing commitment to creating exceptional original Canadian content.
With 33 wins in television and digital categories, Bell Media and its partners took home four major television awards handed out at last night's closing gala, including Best Lead Actor, Drama Program or Limited Series (Billy Campbell, CARDINAL), Best Lead Actress, Drama Series (Tatiana Maslany, ORPHAN BLACK), and two for THE AMAZING RACE CANADA – Best Reality/Competition Program or Series, and the Golden Screen Award for TV Reality Show.
Viewers can catch a full recap of the Canadian Screen Awards, including red carpet arrivals and behind-the-scenes coverage, with ETALK's special ETALK AT THE CSAs, airing tonight (Monday, March 12) at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO, and 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on CTV Two and CTV GO.
"We are immensely proud of the achievements of Bell Media team members and partners who continue to produce the very best original Canadian series and films," said Randy Lennox, President, Bell Media. "My biggest congratulations to our inspiring award winners and nominees across news, sports, scripted, factual, reality, lifestyle, and music programming, many of whom we welcomed and celebrated at Bell Media House this past week."
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