Canadian Screen Awards

The 2016 Canadian Screen Awards

For the first time, the Canadian Screen Awards will be broadcast live on CBC in the Eastern Time Zone, and live-to-tape across the country. The 2016 CSAs will return to the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, Ontario.

Gala airs live on CBC on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 8 p.m.

Comedian, actor and writer Norm Macdonald will host the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards. (Canadian Screen Awards)

For the first time, the Canadian Screen Awards will be broadcast live on CBC in the Eastern Time Zone, and live-to-tape across the country. The 2016 CSAs will return to the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto.

About the broadcast

When: Sunday, March 13, 2016, 8:00 p.m./9:00 AT/9:30 NT

Where: CBC TV

About the livestream

When: Sunday, March 13, 2016 8:00 p.m. ET

Where: Online here

Social media: Follow the action with the hashtag #CdnScreen16

Host Norm Macdonald

Norm Macdonald will host this year's ceremony. Macdonald is perhaps best known for his five seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live (SNL). For three years Macdonald anchored Weekend Update, SNL's longest running recurring sketch. Macdonald also wrote for the popular ABC sitcom Roseanne and starred in The Norm Show. Macdonald currently plays a lead voice on Canadian comedy series Sunnyside.

About the presenters

The presenters for this year's gala broadcast represent some of Canada's best and brightest film and television talent, including (in alpha order): Waris Ahluwalia (Beeba Boys, The Grand Budapest Hotel), Jay Baruchel (Man Seeking Woman), Lyriq Bent (The Book of Negroes, Shoot the Messenger), Wendy Crewson (Saving Hope, Room), Seán Cullen (Odd Squad), Sara Farb (King Lear), Giacomo Gianniotti (Grey's Anatomy, Murdoch Mysteries), Jonny Harris (Still Standing, Murdoch Mysteries), Kristin Lehman (Motive, The Sentinel), Eugene Levy (Schitt's Creek), Rick Mercer (Rick Mercer Report), Ari Millen (Orphan Black), Joe Mimran (Dragons' Den), Catherine O'Hara (Schitt's Creek), Christopher Plummer (Remember, Beginners), director Helen Shaver (Vikings, Orphan Black) and Jacob Tremblay (Room, The Smurfs 2).

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