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15th June 2012

Public Voting Opens for 2012 Canadian Comedy Awards

Canadian ComedyThe Canadian Comedy Awards Foundation in association with The Comedy Network are pleased to announce that public voting for the 13thAnnual Canadian Comedy Awards (CCAs) is now open. Comedy fans who register at Canadian Comedy can vote for their favorites in seven categories:

  • Best TV Show
  • Best Film
  • Best Web Clip
  • Best Web Series
  • Best Podcast
  • Best Radio Program or Clip
  • Comedy Person of the Year

Winners will be announced at a live awards ceremony August 26th in Toronto.

Winners in the remaining award categories are voted on by industry voters, and members of the CCA Board and Awards Committee.

2012 Canadian Comedy Awards Nominees – Public Voting

All Media

Canadian Comedy Person of the Year
  • Gerry Dee
  • Kenny Hotz
  • Martin Short
  • Nikki Payne
  • Steve Patterson

Television

Best TV Show
  • Almost Heroes
  • Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Picnicface
  • The Debaters
  • Todd & The Book Of Pure Evil

Film

Best Film
  • Dark Rising: Summer Strikes Back
  • French Immersion
  • Long Branch
  • Roller Town
  • The Trial

Radio

Best Radio Program or Clip
  • Am I Right??
  • Anything Goes with Darren Frost/Guy Earl Controversy
  • The Debaters – Breaking Up
  • The Debaters – Fast Food
  • This Is That

Internet

Best Web Clip
  • Acting Real
  • Call Me Dad
  • Makin’ a show – Comedy Bar
  • Riverdale: The Archie Movie Trailer
  • The Fish Bride
Best Web Series
  • Comedy Bar
  • Fruit Blog
  • Goodbye Sara Hennessey
  • Sexy Nerd Girl
  • The Casting Room
Best Podcast
  • Hold Your Applause
  • Illusionoid
  • Stop Podcasting Yourself
  • The SeanPod
  • The Sunday Service presents: A Beautiful Podcast

2012 Canadian Comedy Awards Nominees – Industry Voting

Industry

Live

Best Male Stand-Up
  • Dave Merheje
  • Mark Forward
  • Pete Zedlacher
  • Ron Josol
  • Ron Sparks
Best Female Stand-Up
  • Allyson Smith
  • Christina Walkinshaw
  • DeAnne Smith
  • Kate Davis
  • Kristeen von Hagen
Best Stand-Up Newcomer
  • Heidi Brander
  • Josh Williams
  • Julie Kim
  • Steve Patrick Adams
  • Tom Henry
Best Comedic Play, Revue or Series
  • Blind Date
  • Celebrity Roasts
  • Hypnogogic Logic
  • Rap Battlez!
  • The Script Tease Project
Best One Person Show
  • ELLAmentary
  • Mickey & Judy
  • Sex, Religion & Other Hang-ups
  • The Best of ‘The Newsdesk with Ron Sparks’
  • The Cockwhisperer – A Love Story
Best Sketch Troupe
  • Falcon Powder
  • Hot Thespian Action
  • Jape
  • Peter n’ Chris
  • Uncalled For
Best Improv Troupe
  • 2-Man No-Show
  • Blind Date company
  • Mantown
  • The Sunday Service
Best Male Improvisor
  • Alastair Forbes
  • Mark Meer
  • Matt Baram
  • Ryan Beil
  • Taz VanRassel
Best Female Improvisor
  • Caitlin Howden
  • Dale Boyer
  • Rebecca Northan
  • Sarah Hillier
  • Stacey McGunnigle

Television

Best Taped Live Performance
  • Darrin Rose – Comedy Now!
  • Graham Chittenden – Comedy Now!
  • Mark Forward – The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
  • Nathan Macintosh – Comedy Now!
  • Steve Patterson, Sean Cullen, Pete Johannson, Derek Edwards and Nathan Macintosh – The Debaters (Tea vs. Coffee and Too Many TV Channels)
Best Direction – Television Program or Series
  • Adam Brodie & Dave Derewlany – Funny As Hell
  • Craig David Wallace – Todd & The Book of Pure Evil #213 Black Tie Showdown
  • Don McKellar – Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Kenny Hotz & Sebastian Cluer – Kenny Hotz’s Triumph of the Will
  • Mark McKinney – Less Than Kind Ep. 313, March Fourth
Best Writing – Television Program or Series
  • Andrew Bush, Garry Campbell, Kyle Dooley, Cheryl Hann, Mark Little, Brian Macquarrie, Evany Rosen, Scott Vrooman, Bill Wood – Picnicface
  • Bob Martin – Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Ken Finkleman – Good God
  • Matt Watts – Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Russell Peters, Clayton Peters, Luciano Casimiri, Kristeen Von Hagen, Jean Paul – A Russell Peters Christmas
Best Performance by a Male – Television
  • Bill Turnbull – Todd & the Book of Pure Evil
  • Bob Martin – Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Darrin Rose – Mr. D
  • Pat Thornton – Comedy Bar
  • Ryan Belleville – Almost Heroes
Best Performance by a Female – Television
  • Amy Matysio – Single White Spenny
  • Lauren Ash – Almost Heroes
  • Naomi Snieckus – Mr. D
  • Samantha Bee – Good God
  • Tommie-Amber Pirie – Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Best Performance by an Ensemble – Television
  • Call Me Fitz
  • Good God
  • Less Than Kind
  • Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Picnicface

Film

Best Performance by a Male – Film
  • Boomer Phillips – Bounty Hunters (Bail Enforcers)
  • Gavin Crawford – French Immersion
  • Pardis Parker – The Dance
  • Robb Wells – Beat Down
  • Winston Spear – The Trial
Best Performance by a Female – Film
  • Brigitte Kingsley – Dark Rising: Summer Strikes Back
  • Carolyn Bennett – The Trial
  • Jocelyne Zucco – Funkytown
  • Marthe Bernard – Beat Down
  • Olunike Adeliyi – French Immersion
Best Writing – Film
  • Jefferson Lewis, Kevin Tierney – French Immersion
  • Paolo Mancini & Thomas Michael – Running Mates
  • Pardis Parker – The Dance
  • Rob Baker, Dale Boyer, Adam Cawley, Chris Earle, Brian G. Smith – Live from The CenTre – Animal Literacy Group
  • Scott Vrooman, Mark Little, Andrew Bush – Roller Town
Best Direction – Film
  • Andrew Bush – Roller Town
  • Brett Blackwell – Boss of Me
  • Deanne Foley – Beat Down
  • Kevin MacDonald – The Trial
  • Kevin Tierney – French Immersion

2012 Canadian Comedy Awards Nominees – Juried Awards

Phil Hartman Award
  • Colin Mochrie
  • Eric Toth
  • Jo-Anna Downey
  • Joe and David Flaherty
  • Kate Davis
Dave Broadfoot Award
      To be announced at the Awards.
Roger Abbott Award
      To be announced at the Awards.
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  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    10:40 am on June 15th, 2012

    Public Voting Opens for 2012 Canadian Comedy Awards http://t.co/f5kPxXMa

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