PBS was the big winner at the The 35th Annual Creative Arts & Entertainment Emmy Awards out on Friday evening at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City.
The US public broadcaster took home 10 awards, while Discovery Channel took home three and Kids’ WB!, Nickelodeon and Nick Jr . each took home a pair of Emmys.
A special shout out goes to Kabillion, Taffy Entertainment’s fledging online and VOD portal, which was awarded its first Emmy in the new category of New Approaches.
Other winners include:
Children’s Animated Program: Curious George (PBS)
Special Class Animated Program: The Backyardigans (Nick Jr.)
Performer/Children’s Series: Bindi the Jungle Girl (Discovery Kids), Bindi Irwin (as herself)
Sound Editing, Live Action and Animation: The Batman (Kids’ WB!). Performer/Animated Program: Disney’s The Emperor’s New School (Disney Channel), Eartha Kitt, as Yzma
Pre-School Children’s Series: Sesame Street (PBS)
Children’s Series: a tie
Greatest Inventions with Bill Nye (Discovery)
Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild (Syndicated)
Writing in Animation: – a tie
Peep and the Big Wide World (Discovery Kids)
Writing in a Children’s Series: Between the Lions (PBS)
New Approaches: I Got A Rocket (Kabillion)
Directing/ Children’s Series: Design Squad (PBS)
Directing/Animated Program: Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks (PBS)