#CanadianScreenWeek Television & Digital Media Gala night 1

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The 2016 Canadian Screen Week kicked off it’s busy week on Monday night with the nominee reception at The Ritz Carlton. Tonight, the non-televised broadcast of the Television & Digital Media Gala took place at The Westin Harbour Castle with host Seán Cullen. The academy gave out 50 awards recognizing the best in news & sports, documentary, lifestyle, reality & digital media.

We must say Seán Cullen did an outstanding job at keeping the audience smiling for a three hour ceremony.  Cullen kept the comedic relief  by making remarks about Jian Ghomesi and his renowned love for CBC’s Ian Hanomansing. 

Some of the big winners of the night were CTV’s “The Amazing Race” and “The Marilyn Denis Show”. 

Other notable winners included

Best Host in a Sports Program or Series
Andi Petrillo

Best Lifestyle Program or Series
Income Property

Best Talk Program or Series
The Marilyn Denis Show

Best Reality/Competition Program or Series
The Amazing Race Canada

Best Picture Editing in a Reality/Competition Program or Series
Hockey Wives

Best Live Entertainment Special
The 2015 JUNO Awards

Best News Anchor, Local
Andrew Chang
CBC News: Vancouver at 6

Best News Anchor, National
Ian Hanomansing
CBC News

Check out the rest of the winners here 

For more information about the CSA, visit their website at www.academy.ca/Canadian-Screen-Awards or follow them on Twitter @Academy_Net

Catch the live broadcast of the Canadian Screen Awards Sunday, March 13 at 8 p.m. ET on CBC

MichelleM

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