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TORONTO (September 23, 2013) – Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central (Western Canada) and Bell Media’s The Movie Network (Eastern Canada), and their multiplex channel HBO Canada, are pleased to announce that HBO, Cinemax and Showtime programming airing on the channels garnered 27 Primetime Emmy® Awards during last night’s broadcast on CTV as well as the Creative Arts Primetime Emmy® Awards.
HBO Film BEHIND THE CANDELABRA, directed by Steven Soderbergh, led all nominees and stole the spotlight with 11 Emmy® Awards, including Outstanding Miniseries or Movie, Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Steven Soderbergh) and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie (Michael Douglas).
HBO Series VEEP was another standout, with wins in major acting categories including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale).
Other multi-win programs from HBO include BOARDWALK EMPIRE, which won five awards, including Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Bobby Cannavale) and Outstanding Art Direction for a Single-Camera Series, and GAME OF THRONES, which collected two Emmys, including Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic) and Outstanding Special Visual Effects.
Showtime’s NURSE JACKIE received two Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Merritt Wever in her role as Zoey Barkow.
Below is a list of all Emmy-winning programming from HBO, Cinemax and Showtime and currently available from Movie Central, The Movie Network and HBO Canada. Check local listings to confirm available airings:
- BEHIND THE CANDELABRA (HBO Original Film) – 11 Awards
Currently available on TMN GO, TMN OnDemand and Movie Central On Demand
- BOARDWALK EMPIRE (HBO Series) – Five Awards
New episodes of Season 4 air Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/MT on HBO Canada and are available on TMN GO, TMN OnDemand and Movie Central On Demand
- GAME OF THRONES (HBO Series) – Two Awards
All episodes of Season 3 of GAME OF THRONES are available on TMN GO, TMN OnDemand and Movie Central On Demand
- NURSE JACKIE (Showtime Series) – Two Awards
Season 6 of NURSE JACKIE returns in 2014
- VEEP (HBO Series) – Two Awards
VEEP Season 2 will return in November to HBO Canada and be available on TMN GO, TMN OnDemand and Movie Central On Demand
- THE NEWSROOM (HBO Series) – One Award
Season 2 of THE NEWSROOM is currently re-airing on HBO Canada and available on TMN GO, TMN OnDemand and Movie Central On Demand
- BANSHEE (HBO Series) – One Award
Season 2 of BANSHEE will return to HBO Canada in 2014
- AN APOLOGY TO ELEPHANTS (HBO Documentary) – One Award
Encore broadcasts of his HBO original documentary are currently available on HBO Canada, TMN GO, TMN OnDemand and Movie Central On Demand
- MANHUNT: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE HUNT FOR BIN LADEN (HBO Documentary) – One Award
This HBO original documentary is currently on HBO Canada (encore broadcasts) and available on TMN GO, TMN OnDemand and Movie Central On Demand
- Louis C.K.: Oh My God (HBO Comedy) – One Award
This HBO Comedy Special is currently on HBO Canada (encore broadcasts) and available on TMN GO, TMN OnDemand and Movie Central On Demand
The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards and 2012-2013 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards were presented in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 22, 2013 and Sunday, September 15, 2013, respectively. For a full list of winners, please visit: http://www.emmys.tv/awards/65th-primetime-emmy-awards.
About HBO Canada
HBO Canada brings Canadians HBO’s current slate of signature dramatic and comedic programs, together with new and never-before-seen programming including comedy series, live specials, sporting events, behind-the-scenes content and titles from HBO’s extensive library – all in an uncut and commercial-free environment. HBO Canada is offered in high definition on HBO Canada HD and programming is accessible on TMN GO, on demand and online where available by service provider. For more information, please visit www.hbocanada.com. In Eastern Canada, HBO Canada is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. In Western Canada, HBO Canada is offered by Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central (Western Canada).
About The Movie Network:
The Movie Network is a pay television service available in eastern Canada delivering premiere access to Hollywood hit movies, new and exclusive HBO content, critically acclaimed Showtime series and first-rate Canadian programming to subscribers. The Movie Network service includes five 24-hour multiplex channels – The Movie Network, HBO Canada, MExcess, MFun! and MFest. All five multiplex channels are simulcast in High Definition and joined by TMN GO, a multi-platform video streaming service; The Movie Network OnDemand, a Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) service available in select areas across eastern Canada; and TMN OnLine, an Internet-based content streaming service. The Movie Network is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. More information about The Movie Network is available at www.themovienetwork.ca.
About Movie Central
Movie Central is a commercial-free premium pay TV service available in western Canada. Movie Central premieres the best in Hollywood, international and Canadian films across nine 24-hour movie channels, including dedicated high-definition feeds, a Movie Central On Demand service and exclusive HBO content on HBO Canada. Movie Central is also the first window for Showtime content and home to cutting-edge Canadian series. A major force in the Canadian independent film and television production industry, Movie Central, through Script to Screen, a writer-oriented feature script development program funded by Movie Central and delivered by NSI supports Canadian filmmaking. Visit the Movie Central website at www.moviecentral.ca.
Movie Central is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, children’s book publishing and children’s animation. Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.
For more information, please contact:
For more information:
For The Movie Network (Eastern Canada)
Ellery Ulster, 416.956.8638 or email@example.com
For Movie Central (Western Canada):
Owen McCorquodale, 416.479.6068 or owen.McCorquodale@corusent.com