Murdoch Mysteries

Canadian TV drama leads the 2008 Gemini Award nominations with Murdoch Mysteries receiving 14 nods followed closely by Durham County with 13 nominations; The Tudors and The Englishman’s Boy received 12 nominations each. The Gemini recognizes this year’s best in Canadian English-language television. 

Other notable nominations include the mini-series Would Be Kings which received 8 nominations and Across the River to Motor City and Mayerthorpe each scoring 7. Marketplace, ReGenesis, Rent-A-Goalie and Cowboy Junkies – Trinity Revisited all amassed 6 nominations.

In Reality TV, Canadian versions of U.S. reality shows square off as Project Runway Canada and Canada’s Next Top Model score nominations in the category.

The 23rd Annual Gemini Awards Broadcast Gala will be presented in Toronto at the John Bassett Theatre on Friday, November 28, 2008 and airing on E! Network and Showcase at 9 pm ET.

The Canadian industry will gather in Toronto at the Liberty Grand on October 20th, 21st and 22nd to celebrate the News, Sports and Documentary Awards, the Lifestyle, Children’s and Youth Awards and the Drama, Comedy and Variety Awards.

The complete list of nominees is available at

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