by Torin Douglas | Broadcasting Press Guild | February 13, 2020
Nominations for the 46th annual BPG Television and Radio Awards have now been released. The BPG Awards honor work that has been commissioned or premiered in the UK and screened in 2019. Prized by programme-makers, the nominations are chosen independently by TV and radio correspondents, critics and previewers.
Television nominations for this year’s BPG Awards in the Best Documentary Series category are Thatcher: A Very British Revolution (BBC Two), shortlisted alongside Damian Lewis: Spy Wars (A+E Networks), and three BBC One series: Seven Worlds, One Planet; Spotlight on the Troubles: A Secret History; and The Repair Shop.
The BPG Awards lunch will be held at Banking Hall in London on Friday, March 13, 2020. The awards lunch will be attended by the winners, BPG members, leading broadcasting executives and sponsored for the fourth year by Virgin Media.
Congratulations to Damian Lewis and his brother Gareth Lewis on the nomination!
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Art Direction, Make-Up, Sound Editing
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | February 18, 2020
Today The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television announced the nominees for the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards and Run This Town was nominated for three awards: Achievement in Art Direction/Production Design, Achievement in Make-Up, and Achievement in Sound Editing. Congratulations to the entire cast and crew!
Canadian Screen Awards Gala Honoring Cinematic Arts
The awards for the categories that Run This Town is nominated for will be held the morning of Sunday, March 29, 2020 at the Four Seasons Hotel located at 60 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, Canada.
Canadian Screen Awards Broadcast Gala
The 8th annual Canadian Screen Awards will be held on Sunday evening, March 29, 2020 at the performing arts venue Meridian Hall in Toronto, Canada to honor achievements in Canadian film, television, and digital media production in 2019. This ‘Broadcast Gala’ event will be televised on CBC network. Check your local listings.
For more information, please visit The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television website here
24th Annual Satellite Awards
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | December 3, 2019
The International Press Academy (IPA) has announced their nominees for the 24th annual Satellite Awards, celebrating achievements in Film and Television.
Nominees for Actor in a Series Drama/Genre are:
Billy Bob Thornton, “Goliath”
Brendan Gleeson, “Mr. Mercedes”
Brian Cox, “Succession”
Damian Lewis, “Billions”
Jonathan Groff, “Mindhunter”
Tobias Menzies, “The Crown”
Congratulations Damian for your recognized work as Bobby Axelrod! It’s long overdue.
In addition, Maggie Siff has been nominated for Actress in a Series Drama/Genre for her role as Wendy Rhoades in Billions.
Date of the ceremony is yet to be announced, but estimated as February, 2020. Keep checking back here for more details. For a complete list of nominees, please visit the International Press Academy
GLAAD To Be Nominated
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | January 25, 2019
The cast and creators of Billions have been nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Drama Series. Other nominees in the same category include Black Lightning, Grey’s Anatomy, Handmaid’s Tale, Instinct, Pose, Shadowhunters, Star, Supergirl, and Wynonna Earp. The 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards will be held Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles and Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the New York Hilton in New York City . The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community and the issues that affect their lives. For more information, visit GLAAD.
Consistently Great Show That Somehow Remains Off the Emmy Radar
by Mark Dawidziak | Cleveland.com | July 13, 2018
Said it before but this bears repeating, particularly on top of Thursday’s nominations for the 70th annual Emmys: There isn’t an awards system yet conceived on this planet that is not in some ways deeply flawed. I’ve done my time marching in this particular procession. That edict on awards also includes the Television Critics Association Awards, which I’ve been voting for each year since their inception in 1985. Do those awards have their admirable strengths and annoying weaknesses? Indeed, they do.
The same goes for the Emmys, which, year after year, get some things wonderfully right and some things terribly wrong. And nowhere do things go more right and wrong than with the nominations. No question, these nominations embrace some of the highest-quality programming TV had to offer during the 2017-18 season. But did Thursday’s announcement by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences also yield the usual outrageous number of snubs, oversights and omissions? Oh, yeah.
Here we go.
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