TWO APARTMENT 11 SERIES, IN REAL LIFE AND MYSTERY HUNTERS, NOMINATED FOR GEMINI AWARDS
August. 25, '09
Montreal, August 25th, 2009 - Apartment 11 Productions is pleased to announce that two of its series: In Real Life and Mystery Hunters, have been nominated for Gemini Awards.
Mystery Hunters boasts two nominations: The first, is for Best Children's or Youth Non-Fiction Program or Series; the second, goes to Araya Mengesha for Best Host in a Pre-School, Children's or Youth Program or Series for his work in "Mysterious Legends: Ark of the Covenant". In it, Mengesha embarks on a thrilling trek through Africa in search of the ancient and priceless artifact known as the Ark of the Covenant.
Not to be outdone, Sabrina Jalees, host of In Real Life, and popular comedienne, also takes away the Best Host in a Pre-School, Children's or Youth Program or Series for her work in the action-packed "Hollywood Stunt Performers" episode.
Winners will be announced in Toronto, ON on October 20th, 2009.
ABOUT THE GEMINI AWARDS
The Geminis celebrate excellence in Canadian English-language television, acknowledging our country's triumphs in 99 craft, program and performance award categories. Since its first broadcast in 1986, the event has grown in prominence and stature to become one of the most prestigious cultural events in Canada. This year marks the 24th anniversary of the awards. For more information visit: www.geminiawards.ca
ABOUT MYSTERY HUNTERS
Does Bigfoot really exist? Was King Tut murdered? How did Stonehenge come to exist? These questions and more are investigated and surprising facts revealed in the fast-paced series Mystery Hunters. Two intrepid teenage reporters, Araya and Christina, with the help of a skeptical scientist, Doubting Dave, set out to explore some of the world's greatest myths and mysteries. Combining on-site reporting and exciting adventures, the Mystery Hunters are always in hot pursuit of the truth.
ABOUT IN REAL LIFE
In the exciting new reality series "IN REAL LIFE", eighteen kids - aged 12-14 - race across North America and compete in a series of thrilling real-life tasks to discover the skills, strength, and stamina it takes to make it in the real world! Part heart-pounding race, part intense skill competition, each contestant must avoid elimination by winning a variety of hands-on challenges that range from the ultra glamorous to the ultra disgusting to the ultra dare-devil. From super-fast NASCAR racing and outrageous Hollywood stunts, to learning to use the Jaws of Life, comedian Sabrina Jalees leads the kids through each mind-blowing challenge. The ultimate goal? College tuition money plus an all expense paid family vacation.