*************************Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television unveils winners of 21st annual Gemini Awards Broadcast Gala
RICHMOND, BC - The best and brightest of Canada's television industry gathered over the weekend to celebrate the winners of the 2006 Gemini Awards.
The star-studded event was hosted at the River Rock Casino
Resort in Richmond, BC.
The 21st Annual Broadcast Gala Awards Show was preceded by the ET Canada Live: On the Gemini Red Carpet and both were
broadcast nationally on the Global Television Network.
The 2006 Broadcast Gala winners are:Best Dramatic Mini-Series
(Muse Entertainment Ent. Inc.)
Michael Prupas, Christian Duguay, Irene LitinskyBest Dramatic Series
Slings & Arrows Season 2
(Rhombus Media Inc.)
Niv Fichman, Sari Friedland, Daniel IronBest Comedy Program or Series
(Vérité Films Inc. & 335 Productions Inc., Vérité Films Inc., 335 Productions Inc.)
Brent Butt, Mark Farrell, Paul Mather, David Storey, Virginia ThompsonDonald Brittain Award for Best Social/Political Documentary Program
(National Film Board of Canada)
Gerry Flahive, Silva BasmajianBest Direction in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
One Dead IndianBest Writing in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
Andrew Wreggitt, Hugh Graham
One Dead IndianBest Writing in a Comedy or Variety Program or Series
Mary Walsh, Ed MacDonald
Hatching, Matching & Dispatching - Episode FiveBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
Waking Up Wally: The Walter Gretzky StoryBest Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
Wendy Crewson (shown above)
The Man Who Lost HimselfBest Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role
Slings & Arrows Season 2 - Steeped in BloodBest Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role
Slings & Arrows Season 2 - Brinam WoodBest Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series
Cathy Jones, Gavin Crawford, Mark Critch, Shaun Majumder
This Hour Has 22 Minutes - Episode 7Best News Anchor
Global National with Kevin Newman
Kevin NewmanBest Host or Interviewer in a Sports Program or Sportscast
CBC's Hockey Day in CanadaViewers' Choice Award
For more information on the 21st Annual Gemini Awards, visit GeminiAwards.ca
The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is a national, non-profit, professional association dedicated to the promotion, recognition and celebration of exceptional achievements in the Canadian film and television industries.
Created in 1979, and today unifying over 4,000 industry
professionals across Canada, the academy has become a vital and integral force in the industry.