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Press release from CNW Group

Bomb Girls' Meg Tilly Takes Home Canadian Screen Award for Best Actress

Monday, March 04, 2013

Bomb Girls' Meg Tilly Takes Home Canadian Screen Award for Best Actress17:16 EST Monday, March 04, 2013Bomb Girls Returns with All New Episodes Starting Monday, March 25 - 9pm ET/PTRosie O'Donnell Makes a Special Guest Appearance On Bomb Girls This AprilFor additional photography and press kit materials visit: http://shawmediatv.ca and follow us on Twitter at @GlobalTV_PR / @ShawMediaTV_PRTo tweet this release: http://bit.ly/13AW3oETORONTO, March 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Global's award-winning original series Bomb Girls hit the mark at the 2013 Canadian Screen Awards taking home a number of trophies including Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for Meg Tilly (@Meggamonstah). The series, which has garnered recognition both in Canada and the U.S., including nods from ACTRA, the Writers Guild of Canada and the illustrious Gracie Award for Outstanding Drama, makes its highly anticipated return with all new season 2 episodes beginning on Monday, March 25 - 9pm ET/PT.The love and drama continueswith episode 207 "Party Line"-it's harvest time and as the girls pluck the bounty of their victory garden, Vera uncovers a TNT shortage, shining an unwelcome light on the men of the Blue Shift - and jeopardizing her burgeoning friendship with Marco. Meanwhile, as preliminary reports of a successful raid on Dieppe are broadcast cross-country, Gladys isolates herself to fight her own private battles and Betty has an unexpected reunion with a soldier. Lorna fights for her long coveted home telephone, but any success is tempered by her growing fears for the safety of her sons.Bomb Girls season 2's premiere drew in a loyal following of 1.1 million viewers (+2, Nat) and ET Canada's host Cheryl Hickey's cameo appearance earlier this year was also pegged as a fan favourite. Fans have a lot more to look forward to in the upcoming six episodes of season 2 including special guest star Rosie O'Donnell (@Rosie). Rosie portrays a legendary and intrepid reporter Dottie Shannon who drops by Victory Munitions to get ammunition for her article on Women at War in "Something Fierce," airing Monday, April 8 - 9pm ET/PT.In anticipation of the award-winning series' return, first-time viewers can watch the first six episodes of Bomb Girls season 2, while die-hard fans have the opportunity to brush up on their Bomb Girls' knowledge online at www.globaltv.comBomb Girls is produced by Muse Entertainment and Back Alley Film Productions Limited in association with Shaw Media.SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:  Twitter:#BombGirls@Global_TV@AliLiebert@AntonioCupo@CharlotteHegele@JodiAnneBalfour@Meggamonstah (Meg Tilly)@MichaelSeaterSource: BBM Canada PPM Data - January 2, 2013 - February 6, 2012Global Television is a Shaw Media Network.About Shaw Communications Inc.Shaw is a diversified communications and media company, providing consumers with broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Home Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct) and engaging programming content (through Shaw Media). Shaw serves 3.4 million customers, through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw Media operates one of the largest conventional television networks in Canada, Global Television, and 18 specialty networks including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY and Showcase. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (Symbol: TSX - SJR.B, NYSE - SJR). For more information about Shaw, please visit www.shaw.ca.SOURCE: Global TelevisionFor further information: For media inquiries, please contact:  Katia Houde Publicist, Global Television (416) 934-7053 Katia.Houde@ShawMedia.ca Grace Park Publicity Manager, Global Television (416) 967-2484 Grace.Park@ShawMedia.ca