Toronto native Samantha Bee is returning residence to host the 2023 Canadian Display Awards.
Organizers for the ceremony celebrating the most effective in Canadian movie and tv say Bee will helm the pre-recorded broadcast to cap off Canadian Display Week, throughout which there might be quite a few in-person occasions for the primary time in 4 years.
In a departure from the pre-pandemic format, the ultimate present wrapping up the week’s festivities that Bee is internet hosting is not going to happen dwell in entrance of an viewers of company and nominees.
A spokesperson from the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Tv says that the particular will spotlight award winners feted all through the week, and can embody interviews and “notable moments.”
The Academy says awards might be handed out over the course of seven occasions divided by style.
The festivities will start April 11, with awards being given to sports activities, information and documentary and different factual programming.
Youngsters’s animation, life-style and actuality awards are set to be handed out on April 12, whereas digital, immersive and cinematic arts packages might be honoured April 13. Comedic and dramatic arts awards might be given out April 14.
Bee, who made a reputation for herself as a correspondent on The Every day Present earlier than internet hosting her late-night comedy sequence Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, mentioned she’s excited for the chance to have fun “our nation’s most interesting artistic minds.”
One other main change to the CSAs introduced final 12 months is that the efficiency classes for movie and TV are not break up by gender.
The Canadian Display Awards with Samantha Bee airs April 16 on CBC and CBC Gem. Particular award recipients embody Ryan Reynolds, Catherine O’Hara and Simu Liu.
Nominees might be introduced on Feb. 22.