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Mr. D, Seed nominated for comedy awards

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TORONTO -- The TV sitcoms Seed and Mr. D and the comedy films Please Kill Mr. Know It All and My Awkward Sexual Adventure are the leading nominees at the Canadian Comedy Awards.

City's Seed scored five nominations including best TV show, best actress for Carrie-Lynn Neales and three for best writing.

CBC-TV's Mr. D netted four nods including best TV show, and acting nominations for Naomi Snieckus and Mark Little and an ensemble nomination for the overall cast.

On the film side, Please Kill Mr. Know It All and My Awkward Sexual Adventure each scored six nominations, including best film, best director, best writing, best actor and two each for best actress. Dead Before Dawn 3D scored five nominations, one each in the same five categories.

The prize for Canadian Comedy Person of the Year is competition between Mr. D star Gerry Dee and Colin Mochrie, Lauren Ash, Steve Patterson and Sugar Sammy.

The Canadian Comedy Awards take place Oct. 6 in Ottawa and cap the Canadian Comedy Awards Festival, running Oct. 3 to Oct. 6.

-- The Canadian Press

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition June 14, 2013 D2

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