A batch of notable cable programs, including A&E Network's
Shackelton and its Victoria and Albert miniseries, captured
nominations for Banff Rockie awards Monday afternoon.
A&E's miniseries pair, along with Home Box Office's Band of
Brothers, qualified for the category in that genre.
Shackelton, starring Kenneth Branagh, premiered earlier this month, while
Victoria debuted last October and had its second run a few weeks ago. HBO
brought Band back for an encore stretch two weeks ago.
Other Banff category nominees include The Human Face with John Cleese
(The Learning Channel/information programs), Six Feet Under
(HBO/continuing series), The True Story of Black Hawk Down (The History
Channel/history programs) and My Louisiana Sky (Showtime/children's
The Canadian-based Banff Television Foundation hands out the Rockie awards
during its annual TV festival, which draws participants from around the
This year's festival will take place June 9 through 14.