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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

And the nominees are...

The nominations for the
2008 Gemini Awards were announced this morning with The Murdoch Mysteries leading the pack with 14 nominations.

From the nominations list, we have great news: 2 nominations for George and everyone at The Hour!

Best Talk Show: The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos.

Also nominated in the category:

The Hills Aftershow

MTV Live

Best Host or Interviewer in a General/Human Interest or Talk Program or Series: George Stroumboulopoulos.

Also nominated in the category:

Jeff Douglas (Ancestors in the Attic)

Peter Mansbridge (One on One with Peter Mansbridge)

Les Stroud (Survivorman)

Jeff Douglas (Working Over Time)

In a related nomination, in the category of Production Design or Art Direction in a Non-Fiction Program or Series, Michael "Spike" Parks was nominated for his work on the 2007 Gemini Awards Broadcast.

According to a press release from the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television:

"This was a banner year for Canadian television," said Sara Morton, CEO of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. "The nominees announced today truly exemplify the depth and breadth of our country's talent, both in front of and behind the camera. Featuring newcomers and returning favourites, this year's field of nominees has engaged and entertained audiences in Canada and beyond."

Some of the many other CBC shows that did well in the nomination run include:

12 nominations:

The Tudors

The Englishman's Boy

11 nominations:

The Fifth Estate

9 nominations:

The Border

CBC News: The National

6 nominations:


5 nominations:

The Trojan Horse

3 nominations:

Hockey Night in Canada

The Rick Mercer Report

Little Mosque on the Prairie

This Hour has 22 Minutes

Triple Sensation

2 nominations:


The Nature of Things

1 nomination:

The Week the Women Went

Who Do You Think You Are?

Hockey Day in Canada

The Geminis will be handed out at three industry gala nights on October 20, 21, 22 and at the televised broadcast on November 28. This year Canwest, the parent network of the broadcast gala, is bringing the awards back to Toronto. You can catch the Geminis on E! Network and Showcase at 9 pm EST.

Congratulations to George and everyone at The Hour!

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