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‘The Porter,’ ‘Sort Of’ Take Top TV Prizes at Canadian Screen Awards

The BET+/CBC drama The Porter and the HBO Max/CBC comedy Sort Of were the big winners at the Canadian Screen Awards on Friday night. The Porter, a civil rights drama about 1920s Black train employees in Montreal and Chicago, won for best TV drama, best drama direction for Charles Officer, best drama writing for Marsha […]

Canadian Screen Awards: TV Drama ‘The Porter’ Leads With 19 Nominations

The Canadian Screen Awards has unveiled nominations for the national film and TV prize-giving, and the CBC civil rights drama The Porter leads the film and TV field with 19 mentions in all, including for best small-screen drama. The first Canadian drama series from an all-Black creative team, which also streams on BET+, centers on […]

Samantha Bee to Host Canadian Screen Awards Special

Samantha Bee is set to host a Canadian Screen Awards one-hour special. The country’s national film and TV awards will not be broadcast or streamed live this year, as happened pre-pandemic. Instead, the former host of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee will emcee a pre-taped, one-hour special, The Canadian Screen Awards with Samantha Bee. The […]