Canada's Road To Avonlea Receives Three More Emmy Nominations
The most successful Canadian television series ever was nominated for three
Primetime Emmy Awards. The series has already won Emmy awards for Outstanding
Lead Actor in a Dramatic Series(1992) Christopher Lloyd, Outstanding Children's
Program (1993), and Outstanding Costume Design (1995). Road To Avonlea
has captured the imagination of millions in Canada on the CBC, in the U.S.
on the Disney Channel and in over 120 countries around the world. This
series will be available for the video release in the near future.
WIND BACK IN PRODUCTION
The brand new television series, Wind At My Back from award winning
producer, Kevin Sullivan, kicked off production August 6, 1996. The first
13 episodes will air on CBC's family hour, Sunday nights at 7:00 PM starting
December 1st. "We are thrilled to have constructed the entire world
of New Bedford on the back lot of our Scarborough studio. This is a big
change from shooting on location in Bowmanville and Orono... The production
now functions out of one studio location," said Executive Producer
Kevin Sullivan. Bus tours of visitors to the set have marveled at the the
authenticity of the early 1930s small-town Ontario set.