Global Television garners 27 nominations for 2007 Gemini Awards



    INCLUDING...

    GLOBAL NATIONAL:
    BEST NEWSCAST, BEST ANCHOR, BEST SPECIAL EVENT COVERAGE & BEST REPORTAGE

    GLOBAL CURRENTS:
    BEST DOCUMENTARY SERIES

    FAITH WITHOUT FEAR:
    DONALD BRITTAIN AWARD FOR BEST SOCIAL/POLITICAL DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

    TORONTO, Aug. 28 /CNW/ - Global Television is pleased to announce its
original programming has received 27 nominations for the 2007 Gemini Awards,
including high-profile categories - Best Anchor, Kevin Newman and Best
Newscast, Global National.
    The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television revealed the nominees for the
22nd Annual Gemini Awards earlier today - For the complete list of nominees,
please visit: www.geminiawards.ca.
    "Today's nominations are recognition of the high quality programming
Global Television continues to offer Canadians," said Barbara Williams, Senior
Vice President, Programming and Production, CanWest MediaWorks. "We're proud
that the Academy has applauded the talented individuals behind these acclaimed
series and documentaries - congratulations to all of the nominees."
    In addition, the critically acclaimed 'Global Currents' series, now
entering its second season, garnered its first nomination for Best Documentary
Series. Additional notable CanWest nominations include:

    Global National - 4 nominations
    Renegadepress.com IV - 4 nominations
    Falcon Beach, Season 2 - 3 nominations
    The Jane Show, Season I - 3 nominations
    Faith Without Fear - 2 nominations
    The Next Great Chef, Season 2 - 2 nominations
    Global Currents - 1 nomination
    The 21st Annual Gemini Awards - 1 nomination
    2007 National Aboriginal Achievement Awards - 1 nomination
    The Jane Show, Season II - 1 nomination
    Pretty Dangerous - 1 nomination
    War of the Wheels - 1 nomination
    John Turner: In His Own Words - 1 nomination
    Be Real with JR Digs - 1 nomination
    www.falconbeach.ca  - 1 nomination

    Global Television will broadcast ET Canada's LIVE Red Carpet Special for
the 22nd Annual Gemini Awards ceremony, on location in Regina, Saskatchewan on
Sunday, October 28 - followed by the Gala Awards Ceremony on CBC Television.

    Global Television is owned by CanWest MediaWorks Inc., a wholly-owned
subsidiary of CanWest Global Communications Corp. (CanWest) (TSX: CGS and
CGS.A, www.canwestglobal.com). In addition to owning the Global Television
network, CanWest, an international media company, is Canada's largest
publisher of English language daily newspapers, and also owns, operates and/or
holds substantial interests in conventional television, out-of-home
advertising, specialty cable channels, Web sites and radio networks in Canada,
New Zealand, Australia, Turkey, Indonesia, Singapore, the United Kingdom and
the United States.





For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Jacqueline Kendall, Global
Television, (416) 443-6036, jkendall@globaltv.com; Grace Park, Global
Television, (416) 446-5331, gpark@globaltv.com


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