Peace Arch’s Emmy winning and Golden Globe nominated television series The Tudors, broadcast on the CBC Television Network, received 12 Gemini Award nominations from the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television last week.
Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Natalie Dormer, The Tudors was recently renewed for a third season, which is currently filming in Ireland.
Here is a list of this year’s Gemini nominees in the major categories:
Best Dramatic Series:
“The Border,” (White Pine Pictures) Peter Raymont, David Barlow, Brian Dennis, Janet MacLean.
“Durham County,” (Back Alley Film Productions Ltd. /Muse Entertainment Ent. Inc.) Janis Lundman, Adrienne Mitchell, Michael Prupas.
“Intelligence,” (Watcher Films) Chris Haddock, Laura Lightbown, Arvi Liimatainen.
“Murdoch Mysteries,” (Shaftesbury Films Inc.) Christina Jennings, Cal Coons, Scott Garvie, Noel Hedges, Jan Peter Meyboom.
“The Tudors,” (Peace Arch Television Ltd., PA Tudors Inc., TM Productions) Sheila Hockin, Morgan O’Sullivan.
Best Comedy Program or Series:
“Cock’d Gunns,” (Tricon Films & Television) Andrea Gorfolova, Brooks Gray, Andy King, Shaam Makan, Leo Scherman, Morgan Waters.
“Corner Gas,” (Prairie Pants Productions Inc., Verite Films, 335 Productions) David Storey, Brent Butt, Mark Farrell, Virginia Thompson, Kevin White.
“Kenny vs. Spenny,” (Breakthrough Films & Television, Blueprint Entertainment) Ira Levy, Abby Finer, Noreen Halpern, Kenny Hotz, Amy Marcella, John Morayniss, Trey Parker, Spencer Rice, Kirsten Scollie, Matt Stone, Peter Williamson.
“Odd Job Jack,” (Smiley Guy Studios) Jonas Diamond, Adrian Carter, Jeremy Diamond, Denny Silverthorne.
“Rent-A-Goalie,” (RAG-TV-2 Inc.) Chris Szarka, Christopher Bolton
“This Hour Has 22 Minutes,” (Hour Productions XV Inc.) Michael Donovan, Geoff D’Eon, Mark Farrell, Jack Kellum, Susan MacDonald, Jenipher Ritchie.
Best Reality Program or Series:
“Canada’s Next Top Model,” (Temple Street Productions) Sheila Hockin, David Fortier, Ivan Schneeberg.
“Dragon’s Den,” (CBC) Stuart Coxe, Catherine Annau, Lisa Gabriele, Tracie Tighe.
“Project Runway Canada,” (Insight Production Co. Ltd.) John Brunton, Barbara Bowlby, Andrea Webb.
“Triple Sensation,” (Triple Sensation II Productions) Garth Drabinsky, Sandra Cunningham, Sari Friedland, Alex Ganetakos.
“The Week the Women Went,” (Paperny Films Inc.) Cal Shumiatcher, Sally Aitken, Trevor Hodgson, David Paperny.
Best TV Movie:
“A Life Interrupted,” (Incendo Smith Production Inc.) Jean Bureau, Serge Denis, Stephen Greenberg, Josee Mauffette.
“Luna: Spirit of the Whale,” (Screen Siren Pictures) Trish Dolman.
“Mayerthorpe,” (SEVEN24 Films, Slanted Wheel Entertainment) Jordy Randall, Tom Cox, Jon Slan.
“Sticks and Stones,” (Productions Hockeyville Inc., Dream Street SS Pictures Inc.) Josee Vallee, Andre Beraud, Timothy M. Hogan, Rick LeGuerrier.
“Victor: The Victor Davis Story,” (Victor Movie Productions Inc.) Bernard Zukerman.
Best Host or Interviewer in a General/Human Interest or Program or Series:
Jeff Douglas, “Ancestors in the Attic – Ghost Ranch.”
Jeff Douglas, “Working Over Time – Building Up.”
Peter Mansbridge, “Mansbridge One on One.”
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George Stroumboulopoulos, “The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos.”
Best Individual Performance in a Comedy Program or Series:
Natalie Brown, “Sophie – Door Number Two.”
Louis CK, “Just For Laughs Gala Series – Show 3.”
Jon Dore, “The Jon Dore Television Show – Jon Gets Scared.”
Jo Koy, “Just For Laughs Gala Series – Show 4.”
Ian Sirota, “Comedy Inc. – Season 4 – Episode 4-03.”
Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role:
Hugh Dillon, “Durham County – Life In The Dollhouse.”
Justin Louis, “Durham County – What Lies Beneath.”
James McGowan, “The Border – Blowback.”
Peter Outerbridge, “ReGenesis – TB or not TB.”
Ian Tracey, “Intelligence – A Dark Alliance.”
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series:
Ben Bass, “Would Be Kings.”
Nicholas Campbell, “The Englishman’s Boy.”
Henry Czerny, “Mayerthorpe.”
Michael Eisner, “The Englishman’s Boy.”
David Fox, “Across the River to Motor City.”
Brian Markinson, “Mayerthorpe.”
Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role:
Kristin Booth, “MVP Secret Lives of Hockey Wives – Sudden Death.”
Natalie Dormer, “The Tudors – Episode 110.”
Helene Joy, “Durham County – Guys and Dolls.”
Jewel Staite, “Stargate: Atlantis – Missing.”
Camille Sullivan, “Intelligence – A Man is Framed.”
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series:
Jordy Benattar, “Charlie & Me.”
Erica Durance, “I Me Wed.”
Megan Follows, “Booky and the Secret Santa.”
Natasha Henstridge, “Would Be Kings.”
Rachel Marcus, “Booky and the Secret Santa.”
“CBC News: The National,” (CBC) Jonathan Whitten, Terry Auciello, Mark Harrison, Fred Parker, Greg Reaume.
“Global National,” (Global Television) Kenton Boston, Bryan Grahn, Jason Keel, Kevin Newman, Doriana Temolo.
“Global News Toronto,” (Global Television Network) Ron Waksman
Best News Anchor:
Ian Hanomansing, “CBC News at Six – Vancouver.”
Peter Mansbridge, “CBC News: The National.”
Kevin Newman, “Global National.”
The 23rd Annual Gemini Awards ceremony will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on November 28.