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Last week we showed how ratings for the Canadian Screen Awards were trending down, at least in overnight estimates, in English Canada. Viewers who might PVR live event programming such as sports or award shows still generally catch up with it the same night so let’s just say trending down period. The CSA’s have shed

In the past, especially on Republic of Doyle, Allan Hawco has played characters who sometimes find themselves on the opposite side of the prisoner’s dock in a courtroom. Tonight on Street Legal (Mondays at 9 p.m. (9:30 in NT), at the invitation of series star Cynthia Dale, he finally gets to robe up as a

Do you have Canadian Screen Week fever? Yes, the annual Canadian TV and film industry salute to itself is knee-deep in statue swapping. Very practical awards that double as ice scrapers are being distributed to everyone who over-paid for tickets to attend the multiple nightly galas. It all culminates Sunday at the main gala, broadcast on

They should always have been called The Candys, dammit. Redesign the trophy, lose the ice scraper look, give us a bust of the guy with the snake on his face. Long live The Candys. Sunday night in Toronto, the 4th annual Canadian Screen Awards was a rather straight ahead affair. The Sony Centre was well

Andrea Martin is a very funny and very brave woman. She brought her anything-for-a-laugh shtick to The Canadian Screen Awards Sunday night, spilling out of a limo at the start and exposing her blurred “lady parts” for all the world (or, at least, hundreds of viewers) to see. Martin is 68 but was rolling around

Martin Short helped the Screenies double the Gemini take Whatever one thought of the merits of Sunday’s first annual Canadian Screen Awards, they were a winner in at least one area: ratings.The two-hour broadcast drew an overnight, estimated 756,000 viewers on CBC Sunday night, about double what the Gemini or Genie Award telecasts were able

The Geminis and Genies are dead. Long live the Canadian Screen Awards, or “Screenies,” which debut Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET on CBC. The public broadcaster is devoting two hours to the closing gala of the Canadian film and TV industry shindig, which originates live from the Sony Centre in downtown Toronto. Martin Short