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KidScreen Awards nominees

The inaugural KidScreen Awards winners are set to be hailed at a ceremony taking place at KidScreen Summit in New York next month. But before we get to the Big Apple, we'd like to highlight and congratulate the first group of nominees leading the pack across 16 categories that celebrate excellence in international children's programming in preschool, kids, tweens/teens and family genres. The winners will be chosen by industry experts in each demo with the input of kids and parents from around the world, who are being asked to name their favorites.
January 20, 2010

The inaugural KidScreen Awards winners are set to be hailed at a ceremony taking place at KidScreen Summit in New York next month. But before we get to the Big Apple, we’d like to highlight and congratulate the first group of nominees leading the pack across 16 categories that celebrate excellence in international children’s programming in preschool, kids, tweens/teens and family genres. The winners will be chosen by industry experts in each demo with the input of kids and parents from around the world, who are being asked to name their favorites.

Preschool Category – Best Animated Series
Bert & Ernie (Sesame Workshop)
Chloe’s Closet (Moonscoop)
Dive Olly Dive (Moonscoop)

Preschool Category – Best Non-Animated or Mixed Series
Big & Small (Kindle Entertainment)
Sesame Street (Sesame Workshop)
Grandpa in My Pocket (BBC)

Preschool Category – Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie
Abby in Wonderland (Sesame Workshop)
Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! (Anchor Bay Entertainment)
Preschool Musical on a Stick (PBS Kids Sprout)

Preschool Category – Best Companion Website
Sid the Science Kid (KCET)
Are We There Yet? World Adventure (Sinking Ship Entertainment)
Big & Small Online (Kindle Entertainment)

Kids Category – Best Animated Series
League of Super Evil (Nerd Corps Entertainment)
Rollbots (Amberwood Entertainment)
Arthur (WGBH Educational Foundation)

Kids Category – Best Non-Animated or Mixed Series
Clash (BBC)
The Elephant Princess (Jonathan M Shiff Productions)
FETCH! With Ruff Ruffman (WGBH Educational Foundation)

Kids Category – Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie
Newsround (BBC)
Barbie and the Three Musketeers (Mattel)
Tutenstein: Clash of the Pharoahs (PorchLight Entertainment)

Kids Category – Best Companion Website
Rollbots Online (Xenophile Media)
WordGirl (Scholastic Media)
The Electric Company website (Sesame Workshop)

Tweens/Teens Category – Best Animated Series
Total Drama Island (Cake Distribution)
My Life Me (TV-Loonland)
Di-Gata Defenders (Nelvana)

Tweens/Teens Category – Best Non-Animated or Mixed Series
Life With Derek (Shaftesbury Films)
Lockie Leonard (Australian Children’s Television Foundation)
Escape From Scorpion Island (The Foundation TV Productions)

Tweens/Teens Category – Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie
Rhestr Nadolig Wil (S4C)
Aisling’s Diary (CR Entertainment)

Tweens/Teens Category – Best Companion Website
Design Squad (WGBH Interactive)
That’s So Weird! (Halifax Film, a DHX Media company)
The Next Star (Tricon Film & Television)

Family – Best Animated Series
Nadolig Plentyn yng Nghymru (S4C)
Miniscule (Futurikon)
Figaro Pho (ABC Commercial)

Family – Best Non-Animated Series
Canada’s Super Speller (Halifax Film, a DHX Media company)
Rownd a Rownd (S4C)
Design Squad (WGBH)

Family – Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie
Behind the Magic: Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince (Kindle Entertainment)
Booky’s Crush (Shaftesbury Films)
Dustbin Baby (Kindle Entertainment)

Family – Best Companion Website
Yo Gabba Gabba (Wildbrain)
Lumumba’s Playgound (Lumumba’s Playground LLC)

For more information, check out awards.kidscreen.com or summit.kidscreen.com.

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