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‘Vikings’ Leads Golden Maple Awards’ 2015 Nominees

The Academy of Canadians in Sports and Entertainment Los Angeles released its list of nominees for the 2015 Golden Maple Awards.

The ceremony fetes Canadian talent of TV series broadcast in the U.S. in the past calendar year in three categories: actor, actress and newcomer of the year.

The History channel drama “Vikings” leads the race with three noms including two for best actress. Syfy raked in the most noms of any network with four.

The nomination committee for the GMA was composed of ACISE-LA members, and all members of ACISE-LA will be voting to elect the winners.

Honorees, award presenters and master of ceremony are currently being secured, as are the venue and time, which will all be announced at a later date.

Complete list of nominees:

Best Actor in a TV Series Broadcasted in the U.S.:
Adam Copeland — “Haven”
Alexander Ludwig – “Vikings”
Brandon Jay McLaren – “Graceland”
Greyston Holt – “Bitten”
Jonathan Keltz – “Reign”
Lyriq Bent – “The Book of Negroes”
Torrance Coombs – “Reign”

Best Actress in a TV Series Broadcasted in the U.S.:
Amanda Crew – “Silicon Valley
Anna Silk – “Lost Girl”
Caroline Dhavernas – “Hannibal”
Jessalyn Gilsig – “Vikings”
Katheryn Winnick – “Vikings”
Kathleen Robertson – “Murder in the First”
Missy Peregrym – “Rookie Blue”

Newcomer of the Year in a TV Series Broadcasted in the U.S.:
Brooke Wexler – “Richie Rich”
Emily Hampshire – “12 Monkeys” and “Schitt’s Creek”
Italia Ricci – “Chasing Life”
Meaghan Rath – “New Girl”
Shailyn Pierre Dixon – “The Book of Negroes”

Nominations by U.S. network:
Syfy: 4
History Channel: 3
BET: 2
CW: 2
ABC: 1
ABC Family: 1
Fox: 1
HBO: 1
NBC: 1
Netflix: 1
Pop TV: 1
TNT: 1
USA: 1

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