TORONTO, February 22, 2023 – Leading Canadian producer Shaftesbury has received 23 nominations across seven shows, as announced today by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Nominated projects are Murdoch Mysteries, Hudson & Rex, Departure, Ruby & The Well, Mary & Flo On The Go, Slo Pitch and Topline.




Best Supporting Performer, Drama
Daniel Maslany

Best Photography, Drama
Yuri Yakubiw

Best Production Design or Art Direction, Fiction
Bob Sher

Best Costume Design
Joanna Syrokomla

Best Achievement in Make-Up
Deb Brennan

Best Achievement In Hair
Shirley Bond, Toni Mastropietro

HUDSON & REX 6 nominations

Best Lead Performer, Drama Series
John Reardon

Best Lead Performer, Drama Series
Mayko Nguyen

Best Guest Performance, Drama Series
Natalie Brown

Best Supporting Performer, Drama
Kevin Hanchard

Best Sound, Fiction
Janice Ierulli, Mark Shnuriwsky, Matthew Hussey, Dave Johnson, Marco Döelle, Harvey Hyslop,Hilary Thomson, Matthew Thomson

Best Original Music, Drama
Gary Koftinoff, Philip J Bennett

DEPARTURE – 5 Nominations

Best Drama Series

Best Supporting Performer
Wendy Crewson

Best Supporting Performer
Karen LeBlanc

Best Supporting Performer
Christopher Plummer

Best Original Music, Drama
Keith Power

TOPLINE – 3 Nominations

Best Web Program or Series, Fiction

Best Direction, Web Program or Series
Romeo Candido

Best Writing, Web Program or Series
Romeo Candido, Marie Beath Badian

RUBY AND THE WELL – 1 Nomination

Best Original Music, Drama
Lora Bidner, Robert Carli

SLO PITCH – 1 Nomination

Best Lead Performance, Web Program or Series
Kirsten Rasmussen

About Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury is an award-winning creator and producer of original content for television, film, and digital, established in 1987 by Christina Jennings, Chairman and President. Shaftesbury’s current primetime slate includes 16 seasons of the international hit series Murdoch Mysteries for CBC, ITV Studios and UKTV, and five seasons of Hudson & Rex for Citytv, both are available in over 120 countries worldwide. Other projects include: the acclaimed horror anthology series Slasher on Shudder and Hollywood Suite, with Emmy® Award-winner Eric McCormack starring in the upcoming fifth season; three seasons of the acclaimed six-part event series Departure for Global starring Emmy® Award-winner Archie Panjabi and the late Academy® Award-winner Christopher Plummer; and SisterS, a new Irish Canadian co-production by and starring Sarah Goldberg (Barry) and Susan Stanley, for Crave, RTÉ and IFC.