Space Congratulates Tatiana Maslany on First GOLDEN GLOBE AWARD® Nomination
for Her Role in Bell Media Original Series ORPHAN BLACK
− Regina-native Maslany nominated for Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama -
− Space congratulates Temple Street Productions and series creators Graeme
Manson and John Fawcett on the inclusion of ORPHAN BLACK on multiple year-end
Top 10 lists including Time magazine -
− Season 2 of ORPHAN BLACK premieres April 19, 2014 on Space −
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TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Space congratulates ORPHAN BLACK's Tatiana
Maslany on her Golden Globe Award(®) nomination, as announced earlier this
morning by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association(®). The star of the hit
Space original series, from Temple Street Productions and produced in
partnership with BBC America, was honoured for her critically-acclaimed work
in ORPHAN BLACK with a nomination in the Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama
category, alongside heavy-hitters Juliana Margulies, Kerry Washington, Robin
Wright, and Taylor Schilling. ORPHAN BLACK's second season premieres Saturday,
April 19 at 9 p.m. ET on Space. The 71(st) ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS(®) air
Jan. 12 at 8 p.m. ET on CTV.
"We are overjoyed for not only Tatiana, but the entire ORPHAN BLACK team,"
said Catherine MacLeod, Senior Vice-President, Specialty Channels, Bell Media.
"This well-deserved Golden Globe Award nomination is a testament to Tatiana's
talent, passion, and dedication to the multiple characters she has so
masterfully brought to life in the series. Congratulations as well to our
partners at Temple Street Productions, BBC America, and series creators Graeme
Manson and John Fawcett on the on-going acclaim for this series."
Space also congratulates Temple Street Productions on ORPHAN BLACK's recent
inclusion in year-end "Top 10" lists, including Entertainment Weekly (#3), The
Hollywood Reporter #5, and Time (#10), as well as many "Best Of" lists such as
Rolling Stone, The Huffington Post, and more.
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In ORPHAN BLACK, Maslany has wowed audiences by portraying seven distinct
clones, including streetwise hustler Sarah Manning, Detective Beth Childs,
German Katja Obinger, soccer mom Alison Hendrix, PHD student Cosima Niehaus,
the unpredictable Helena, and the mysterious pro-clone Rachel Duncan. Her
performance has garnered a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Dramatic
Actress, a Television Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in
Drama, and an EWwy Award for Best Actress from Entertainment Weekly readers.
Tatiana is also currently nominated for a People's Choice Award for Favourite
Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress, and most recently won a Young Hollywood Award for
Breakthrough Performance - Female and the Borsos Best Performance Award at the
Whistler Film Festival for her role in Cas & Dylan.
Toronto-based Maslany has earned a reputation for playing incredibly complex
characters. The Globe and Mail called her "a chameleon" whose range spans
everything from the Virgin Mary to leather-wearing tough girls. Chosen as one
of the "Rising Stars" at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival(®),
Maslany also earned Best Performance awards from the Whistler International
Film Festival and ACTRA for her role as the troubled, promiscuous teenager
Claire in Picture Day. Her starring role in Grown Up Movie Star opposite Shawn
Doyle competed at Sundance in 2010 and she garnered the Special Jury Prize for
Breakout Star at the festival as well as a Genie nomination. Her recent
feature credits include Cas and Dylan, The Vow, Violet And Daisy, and a lead
in Sean Garrity's improvisational feature Blood Pressure opposite Jake Epstein.
Maslany's numerous television credits include the Tandem and Scott Free
Production WORLD WITHOUT END based on the novel by Ken Follett, a
Gemini-nominated performance as the Virgin Mary in the BBC/CBC co-production
NATIVITY directed by Coky Giedroyc, and Gemini-winning roles in BLOODLETTING
AND MIRACULOUS CURES for The Movie Network, and CTV's FLASHPOINT. Maslany most
recently appeared on a two-episode arc of NBC's hit show, PARKS & RECREATION.
ORPHAN BLACK is produced by Temple Street Productions in association with
Space and BBC America. Executive producers are Ivan Schneeberg and David
Fortier (BEING ERICA) at Temple Street Productions, and co-creators Graeme
Manson (Cube, FLASHPOINT), and John Fawcett (SPARTACUS, THE SECRET CIRCLE).
Manson also serves as writer and Fawcett as director. Production Executives
for Bell Media are Trish Williams and Gosia Kamela. Corrie Coe is Senior
Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media. Catherine MacLeod is
Senior Vice-President, Specialty Channels, Bell Media. Rick Brace is
President, Specialty Channels and CTV Production. Phil King is President, CTV
Programming and Sports.
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About Bell Media Independent Production
Bell Media has commissioned some of Canada's most-watched and most-acclaimed
original programming, working with the best Canadian independent producers in
the country. Hit CTV series include ratings success stories SAVING HOPE, THE
LISTENER, MOTIVE, the #1 new Canadian scripted series of the 2012/13 season,
and THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, the record-breaking, Canadian-produced
complementary version of the hit international series. CTV is also home to
drama series PLAYED, and premiering in the 2013/14 season, multi-cam office
comedy SPUN OUT, and hit international format MASTERCHEF CANADA. Among the
scripted series on Bell Media pay and specialty channels are the two-time
Emmy®-nominated hit DEGRASSI, internationally acclaimed ORPHAN BLACK and
upcoming dramas BITTEN, SENSITIVE SKIN, 19-2, and KILLJOYS. Bell Media
specialty channels are also home to reality series such as BRAVE NEW GIRLS,
game shows MATCH GAME and POP QUIZ, and factual series HIGHWAY THRU HELL and
CANADA'S WORST DRIVER, among others. So far in 2013, Bell Media has ordered 24
original Canadian series and currently has 74 projects in various stages of
Space is home to phenomenal programming including imaginative dramas, epic
movies, engaging reality series, and the daily entertainment talk show
INNERSPACE, the source for all-things genre - all in high definition (HD).
Also home to Original Series ORPHAN BLACK, PANIC BUTTON, and BITTEN, Space
content is always available at Space.ca, and on Facebook, @SpaceChannel, and
other social media platforms. Space is a division of Bell Media, which is
owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.
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