Tatiana Maslany – break out star of BBC AMERICA’S Orphan Black - took home one of the biggest Critics’ Choice Television Awards last night after being named Best Actress in a Drama Series by the Broadcast Television Journalist Association.
“Tatiana Maslany is truly television’s brightest new star,” commented Perry Simon, General Manager, BBC AMERICA. “Her tour de force performance on Orphan Black is richly deserving of this honor and we are thrilled that the TV critics have recognized her exceptional talent.”
This was Maslany’s first Critics’ Choice Award nomination and first win for her acclaimed Orphan Black performance in which she plays seven roles. The Best Actress category included Claire Danes, Vera Farmiga, Juliana Margulies, Elizabeth Moss and Keri Russell. Maslany also served as a presenter at the Awards Ceremony held last night in Los Angeles.
The Critics’ Choice win comes on the heels of Tatiana’s Television Critics Association Award Nomination for Individual Achievement in Drama, announced yesterday. TCA also nominated Orphan Black in the New Program category.
Orphan Black: Season One arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on July 16.
Take an exclusive inside look at BBC AMERICA’s all new original thriller, ORPHAN BLACK and the astounding performance at the heart of the show.
Go behind-the-scenes of the series with stars TATIANA MASLANY (The Vow, Picture Day), JORDAN GAVARIS (Degrassi, Unnatural History) and DYLAN BRUCE (As the World Turns, Unstoppable), plus Co-Creator/Director JOHN FAWCETT and Co-Creator/Writer GRAEME MANSON.
Says JORDAN: “Tatiana Maslany is the real deal! I just keep my eyes & ears open, hoping to learn, because there’s a lot to learn from this girl… She’s unbelievable!”
Explains JOHN: “We needed to find an actor who could pull this off, and who was just as excited about this as we were. And we found her!”
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“I think something bad is gonna happen again…”
“I don’t want answers any more. I want my life back.”
Sarah’s last chance to bring her nemesis back to sanity slips away as Art intervenes to get answers of his own.
Meanwhile, the Orphans must decide whether to make peace with their creators, as Sarah is forced into a deadly confrontation with their enemy.
BBC Three announced today that it has acquired Orphan Black, a suspenseful thriller produced by BBC America, Bell Media and Temple Street Productions.
This exciting and ambitious 10-part drama is co-created by Graeme Manson and John Fawcett, with Manson also serving as writer and Fawcett as director. It is distributed internationally by BBC Worldwide.
Perry Simon, General Manager of BBC America, says: “Orphan Black has met with terrific excitement in the US from critics, the audience and across social media. Graeme and John have created an intricate web that keeps you guessing at every turn and at the heart of the action Tatiana Maslany’s performance is simply dazzling. We couldn’t be more pleased that UK viewers are getting the chance to join in the fun.”
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BBC AMERICA has renewed highly acclaimed original series, Orphan Black, for a second season to return as part of Supernatural Saturday in 2014. The conspiracy clone thriller starring Tatiana Maslany has been re-commissioned with a 10-episode order from Temple Street Productions, ahead of its season one finale on Saturday, June 1.
In making the announcement, Perry Simon, General Manager, Channels, BBC Worldwide America said: “Tatiana Maslany has delivered one of the year’s standout performances. We’re excited to commission a second season from the talented team of Graeme, John and Temple Street Productions, and we can’t wait to see who Tatiana shows up as in season two.”
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