2023 Canadian Screen Awards: Lifestyle & Reality winners

The 2023 Canadian Screen Award winners in the Lifestyle & Reality categories were handed out Wednesday evening in Toronto, hosted by Mary Berg

Canada’s Drag Race was the night’s big winner, claiming six awards, including three for Canada’s Drag RaceGirls Trip: The Rusical and Brooke Lynn Hytes, Brad Goreski, and Traci Melchor winning Best Host or Presenter, Factual or Reality/Competition.

Mary Makes It Easy took home three awards, including Best Lifestyle Program or Series, while The Amazing Race Canada claimed two prizes including Best Reality/Competition Program or Series.

Find the full list of winners here:

Best Morning Show

CBC News Morning Live with Heather Hiscox

CBC News

Jennifer Sheepy, Kati Mason, Heather Hiscox

 

Best Variety or Entertainment Special

Impact & Influence: A Truth & Reconciliation Day Special

CTV (Bell Media)

Kate Frank, Michaella Montana, Tyrone Edwards, Jennifer Morrison, Manny Groneveldt

 

 

Best Entertainment News Program or Series

Etalk

CTV (Bell Media)

 

Best Direction, Lifestyle or Information

Mary Makes It EasyBBQ’s and A’s

CTV Life Channel (Bell Media)

(Proper Television)

Jan McCharles

 

Best Direction, Reality/Competition

Canada’s Drag RaceGirls Trip: The Rusical

Crave

(Blue Ant Media Inc, Saloon Media)

Shelagh O’Brien

 

Best Sound, Lifestyle, Reality, or Entertainment

Canada’s Drag Race – Girls Trip: The Rusical

Crave

(Blue Ant Media Inc, Saloon Media)

John Diemer, Scott Brachmayer, Rosie Eberhard, Levi Linton, Rob Taylor, Alastair Sims, Eric Leigh

 

Best Original Music, Factual, Lifestyle, Reality, or Entertainment

A Cut Above – Episode 101

Discovery Channel (Bell Media)

(marblemedia)

Rachael Johnstone, Annelise Noronha, Brian Pickett, Jason Turriff, Earl Torno

 

Best Production Design or Art Direction, Non-Fiction

Canada’s Drag RaceSidewalk to Catwalk

Crave

(Blue Ant Media Inc, Saloon Media)

Andrew Kinsella

 

Best Achievement in Casting, Non-Fiction

Canada’s Drag Race

Crave

(Blue Ant Media Inc, Saloon Media)

Heather Muir

 

 

Changemaker Award

Tracy Moore

 

Best Photography, Lifestyle or Reality/Competition

Mary Makes It EasyBBQ’s and A’s

CTV Life Channel (Bell Media)

(Proper Television)

Kevin C. W. Wong

 

Best Writing, Lifestyle or Reality/Competition

Canada’s Drag RaceGirls Trip: The Rusical

Crave

(Blue Ant Media Inc, Saloon Media)

Brandon Ash-Mohammed, Trevor Boris, Spencer Fritz, Kevin Hazlehurst

 

Best Picture Editing, Reality/Competition

The Amazing Race CanadaWhere is Gurmail

CTV (Bell Media)

(Insight Productions)

Michael Tersigni, Samantha Shields

 

Best Host or Presenter, Factual or Reality/Competition

Canada’s Drag Race

Crave

(Blue Ant Media Inc, Saloon Media)

Brooke Lynn Hytes, Brad Goreski, Traci Melchor

 

Best Reality/Competition Program or Series

The Amazing Race Canada

CTV (Bell Media)

(Insight Productions)

John Brunton, Mark Lysakowski, Bertram van Munster, Elise Doganieri, Sarah James, Vanessa Rennard, Robyn Bigue, Ann Camilleri, Guy Clarkson, Catherine Petersen, Jesse Storey, Michael Tersigni, Jeff Thrasher, Mike Yerxa, Anthony Matkovic, Marc Poirier

 

Best Host, Lifestyle

Property Brothers: Forever Home

HGTV (Corus Entertainment)

(Scott Brothers Entertainment)

Drew Scott, Jonathan Silver Scott

 

Best Lifestyle Program or Series

Mary Makes It Easy

CTV Life Channel (Bell Media)

(Proper Television)

Allison Grace, Cathie James, Lesia Capone, David Donohue, Mary Berg, Michelle Li

 

Best Host, Talk Show or Entertainment News

The Junos Pre-Show with Tom Power

CBC

Tom Power

 

Best Talk Program or Series

1 Queen 5 Queers

Crave

(Bell Media)

Steve Jarman, Brooke Lynn Hytes, Manny Groneveldt, Aisha Fairclough

 


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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessenhttps://broadcastdialogue.com
Connie has worked coast-to-coast as a reporter, editor, anchor and host at CKNW and News 1130 in Vancouver, News 95.7 and CBC in Halifax, and CFCW Edmonton, among other stations. With a passion for music, film and community service, she led News 95.7 to a 2013 Atlantic Journalism Award and regional RTDNA award for Best Radio Newscast. More recently, she was nominated for Music Journalist of the Year at Canadian Music Week 2019. To report a typo or error please email - corrections@broadcastdialogue.com

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