The Canadian Screen Awards has revealed its 2019 nominees, honouring the best of Canadian film and television.

On the television front, leading this year’s awards are “Anne with an E” and “Schitt’s Creek” with 15 nominations apiece, with the latter receiving acting nominations for stars Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Daniel Levy and Annie Murphy.

Also receiving nominations are History‘s “Vikings” (nominated for yet another year in the Best Dramatic Series category) and “Big Brother Canada” for Best Reality/Competition Program or Series, while Global‘s “Private Eyes” delivered acting nods for stars Jason Priestley and Cindy Sampson.

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In addition, HGTV Canada claimed two spots in the Best Lifestyle Program or Series category, with nods for “Property Brothers” and “Home to Win”, while Food Network Canada‘s “Carnival Eats” also received a nomination in the same category.

ET Canada received two nominations, one for Best Live Entertainment Special: “Harry and Meghan The Royal Wedding” and another for Best Photography, Lifestyle or Reality/Competition: “Vikings: A New World with ET Canada”.

The Canadian Screen Awards will take place on Sunday, March 31; here are the nominees in some of the top categories.


Best Dramatic Series
“Anne with an E”
“Bad Blood”
“Blood and Water”
“Frankie Drake Mysteries”

Best Comedy Series
“Mr. D”
“Schitt’s Creek”
“Second Jen”
“Workin’ Moms”

Best Reality/Competition Program or Series
“Big Brother Canada”
“Canada’s Smartest Person Junior”
“Knock Knock Ghost”
“MasterChef Canada”
“The Amazing Race Canada”

Best Lifestyle Program or Series
“Built For The Weekend”
“Carnival Eats”
“Home To Win”
“Property Brothers”
“Where to I Do?”

Best Lead Actor, Comedy 
Jared Keeso, “Letterkenny”
Jason Priestley, “Private Eyes”
Gerry Dee, “Mr. D”
Daniel Levy, “Schitt’s Creek”
Eugene Levy, “Schitt’s Creek”

Best Lead Actor, Drama
Kim Coates, “Bad Blood”
Jerry O’Connell, “Carter”
Aaron Ashmore, “Killjoys”
Yannick Bisson, “Murdoch Mysteries”
Eric McCormack, “Travelers”

Best Lead Actor, Drama
Kim Coates, “Bad Blood”
Jerry O’Connell, “Carter”
Aaron Ashmore, “Killjoys”
Yannick Bisson, “Murdoch Mysteries”
Eric McCormack, “Travelers”

Best Lead Actress, Comedy
Cindy Sampson, “Private Eyes”
Annie Murphy, “Schitt’s Creek”
Catherine O’Hara, “Schitt’s Creek”
Catherine Reitman, “Workin’ Moms”
Dani Kind, “Workin’ Moms”

Best Lead Actress, Drama
Amybeth McNulty, “Anne with an E”
Caroline Dhavernas, “Mary Kills People”
Wendy Crewson, “The Detail”
Melanie Scrofano, “Wynonna Earp”
Kristin Kreuk, “Burden of Proof”

Best Live Entertainment Special

2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize

CBC (CBC) (Frank Content)

“Harry and Meghan The Royal Wedding”

Global (Corus Entertainment)

“Entertainment Tonight Canada”

“iHeartRadio MMVAs”

CTV (Bell Media) (Bell Media Studios)

“The JUNO Awards”

CBC (CBC) (Insight Productions Ltd.)

Best Photography, Lifestyle or Reality/Competition

“Carnival Eats – Close Encounters of the Food Kind”

Food Network Canada (Corus Entertainment) (Alibi Entertainment Inc.)

“The Amazing Race Canada – Finale”

CTV (Bell Media)(Insight Productions)

“The Great Canadian Baking Show – Finale”

CBC (CBC)(Proper Television)

“Top Chef Canada – Finale Four Ways”

Food Network Canada (Corus Entertainment)(Insight Productions Ltd.)

“Vikings: A New World with ET Canada”

Global (Corus Entertainment)

“Entertainment Tonight Canada” Ryan Morgan, Peter Ventura

Best Direction, Lifestyle or Information

“Carnival Eats – Close Encounters of the Food Kind”

Food Network Canada (Corus Entertainment)(Alibi Entertainment Inc.)

“Holmes And Holmes – Water: The Good, The Bad and The Money”

HGTV (Corus Entertainment)(Holmes And Holmes 2 Inc.)

“Home to Win – Good Things Come in Threes”

HGTV (Corus Entertainment)(Architect Films Inc.) Frank Samson

“Property Brothers: Buying + Selling – Paula & Isabel”

HGTV (Corus Entertainment)(Cineflix (Buying and Selling with PB4) Inc. ) Misty Tyson

“The Social – Thousandth”

CTV (Bell Media)(Bellmedia) Gillian Parker


Best Motion Picture
“The Colony”
“Family First”
“Just a Breath Away”
“The Great Darkened Days”

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Michael Rowe, “Crown and Anchor”
Theodore Pellerin, “Family First”
Martin Dubreuil, “The Great Darkened Days”
Paul Nutarariaq, “The Grizzlies”
Brandon Oakes, “Through Black Spruce”

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Emilie Bierre, “A Colony”
Kate Moyer, “Our House”
Romane Denis, “Slut in a Good Way”
Sarah Gadon, “The Great Darkened Days”
Anna Lambe, “The Grizzlies”

2019 Special Awards

Deepa Mehta
Stephan James
Mary Walsh
Kids In The Hall
Elizabeth Klinck
Kevin Tierney
Roman Bittman
Carole Vivier
Brad Wright

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