Rogers Media Television Garners 21 Gemini Nominations for Citytv and OLN Stations
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and celebrate the Gemini Award nominees for Citytv and
“All of the nominations are a direct result of the creative talents of the producers, actors and crews who provide such unique original programming for Citytv and
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“CityNews takes pride in bringing viewers a day in the life of our city and beyond,” commented Tina Cortese, Vice President News/ Executive Producer, Citytv Toronto. “It is an honour to be recognized for that work.”
Citytv’s Murdoch Mysteries earned five nominations including, Best Writing in a Dramatic Series, Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series, Best Achievement in Make up, Best Original Music Score for a Program or Series and Best Performance by an Actress in a Guest Role, Dramatic Series. Murdoch Mysteries explores the intriguing world of William Murdoch, a handsome young detective using radical forensic techniques, like fingerprinting and trace evidence, to solve some of the city's most gruesome murders. Season 4 of Murdoch Mysteries is set to premiere early 2011.
The animated series Glenn Martin,
The Citytv special Hot Toxic Love: The Making of Toxic Avenger Musical, earned two nominations in the Best Performance in a Performing Arts Program or Series category.
Chronicling the adventures, unforgettable friendships, personal successes and sometimes crushing disappointments of
Ed’s Up earned a Best Host or Interviewer in a General/Human Interest or Talk Program or Series nomination for Canadian TV personality and Barenaked Ladies front man, Ed Robertson.
Travel series Word Travels and Which Way Too… garnered nominations for Best Documentary Series and Best Photography in an Information Program or Series respectively.
Congratulations to the academy and to all of the individuals involved in the
Gemini nominated productions. Tune in to Citytv and
Canadian programming during the 2010 -2011 broadcast season.
Citytv™ television stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg offer viewers intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse television programming. A distinct alternative to other conventional television stations, Citytv engages its viewers with dynamic on-air personalities and delivers an entertaining mix of news, local-interactive formats such as: Breakfast Television and CityLine; as well as local Canadian and US acquired prime time entertainment programming. Citytv is a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. For more information on Citytv stations and programming, visit www.Citytv.com.