News Cardinal and its stars nominated for awards SHARE ON: Stu Campaigne, staff Friday, Feb. 8th, 2019 Actor Billy Campbell, star of Cardinal. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Our friends from the hit show Cardinal are filming season four just down the street from our studios today as word comes they have been nominated for a load of hardware for season three of the dark crime drama. Some of the nominations for the locally-filmed show include Billy Campbell for Best Lead Actor in a Drama Program or Limited Series, Karine Vanasse for Best Lead Actress in a Drama Program or Limited Series and Best Limited Series or Program. Campbell won the lead actor award at last year’s ceremony. In all, Cardinal is in the running for 14 Canadian Screen Awards, to be presented at the ceremony during Canadian Screen Week at the end of next month. Cardinal is based on the works of Giles Blunt who grew up in North Bay and who made the city the basis for the fictional backdrop of Cardinal, Algonquin Bay.