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article imagePicnicface dominates comedy awards in Canada

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By Tim O'Brien
Aug 27, 2012 in Entertainment
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The Canadian Comedy Awards Foundation handed out their awards and one act dominated the night. Note the name Picnicface.
The troupe picked up honors for their self-titled television show in the categories of Best TV Show, Best Writing - Television Program or Series, and Best Performance by an Ensemble - Television. Members of Picnicface also won three film awards for Rollertown in the categories of Best Film, Best Writing - Film, and Best Direction - Film. Not a bad Sunday night for sure. For a history of the award show, head here.
The TV version of Picnicface will not see a second season as it was cancelled. However, with all this attention, will that be changed?
The awards were announced buy The Comedy Network. The 13th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards (CCAs) were presented Sunday night at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, ON.
Winners:
All Media / Canadian Comedy Person of the Year
Nikki Payne
Live / Best Male Stand-Up
Ron Sparks
Live / Best Female Stand-Up
Kristeen von Hagen
Live / Best Stand-Up Newcomer
Steve Patrick Adams
Live / Best Comedic Play, Revue or Series
Blind Date
Live / Best One Person Show
Sex, Religion & Other Hang-ups
Live / Best Sketch Troupe
Falcon Powder
Live / Best Improv Troupe
The Sunday Service
Live / Best Male Improvisor
Matt Baram
Live / Best Female Improvisor
Rebecca Northan
Television / Best TV Show
Picnicface
Television / Best Taped Live Performance
Mark Forward - The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
Television / Best Direction - Television Program or Series
Mark McKinney - Less Than Kind Ep. 313, March Fourth
Television / 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
Television / Best Performance by a Male - Television
Bob Martin - Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Television / Best Performance by a Female - Television
Lauren Ash - Almost Heroes
Television / Best Performance by an Ensemble - Television
Picnicface
Film / Best Film
Roller Town
Film / Best Performance by a Male - Film
Gavin Crawford - French Immersion
Film / Best Performance by a Female - Film
Jocelyne Zucco – Funkytown
Film / Best Writing - Film
Scott Vrooman, Mark Little, Andrew Bush - Roller Town
Film / Best Direction - Film
Andrew Bush - Roller Town
Radio / Best Radio Program or Clip
This Is That
Internet / Best Web Clip
Riverdale: The Archie Movie Trailer
Internet / Best Web Series
The Casting Room
Internet / Best Podcast
Stop Podcasting Yourself
Juried Categories / Phil Hartman Award
Jo-Anna Downey
Juried Categories / Dave Broadfoot Award
Colin Mochrie
Juried Categories / Roger Abbott Award
Simon Fraser
Since 2000, the Canadian Comedy Awards (CCAs) have awarded over 250 "Beaver" statues to projects and artists for their excellence in live performance, film, television, radio, and internet categories. Leading up to the the show, a multi-day festival featuring performances by nominated artists and it is intended to bring the best in Canadian comedy to the CCA's host city.
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