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CBC’s Workin’ Moms among Canadian iEmmy Award nominees

CBC sitcom Workin’ Moms is among the Canadian productions nominated for a 2018 International Emmy Award or iEmmy.

Announced this week, the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recognizes excellence in television produced outside of the United States, as well as U.S. primetime programming produced in languages other than English. It also recognizes excellence in performances, kids programming and digital.

Along with Workin’ Moms, which is nominated in the Comedy category, the Academy gave a nod to CTV crime series Cardinal (Sienna Films, Entertainment One) with lead Billy Campbell nominated for Best Performance by an Actor.

Two Canadian web series are nominated for Short-Form SeriesHow to Buy a Baby (LoCo Motion Pictures), which streams at, and L’âge adulte (Productions Pixcom), featured on ICI TOU.TV.

Musical documentary Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas (Riddle Films), from Oscar-nominee Larry Weinstein, is nominated in the Arts Programming category.

Winners will be announced at a black-tie ceremony on Nov. 19 at the Hilton New York Hotel.

The Academy will also present special awards to Greg Berlanti, the writer and producer behind Dawson’s Creek, The Flash, and Blindspot; and Sophie Turner Laing, CEO of Endemol Shine Group, a network of more than 120 creative production companies in 23 markets, responsible for international successes like Big Brother, MasterChef, Peaky Blinders and Black Mirror.

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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessen
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 -

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