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Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon lead Primetime Emmy Children’s nominations

The nominations are in for the 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards and Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon lead the way for kid-targeted networks with six and five nods respectively.
July 20, 2012

The nominations are in for the 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards and Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon lead the way for kid-targeted networks with six and five nods respectively. Disney Channel snagged four nods while TeenNick and Disney XD each garnered one nomination. The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ annual awards ceremony, which celebrate excellence in national primetime programming, will take place on September 23 at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles with host Jimmy Kimmel.

The nominees within the children’s categories are:

Outstanding Short-format Animated Program

Adventure Time: Too Young – Cartoon Network/Cartoon Network Studios

Phineas And Ferb: The Doonkleberry Imperative – Disney Channel/DisneyChannel

MAD: Kitchen Nightmare Before Christmas / How I Met Your Mummy – Cartoon Network/Warner Bros. Animation

Regular Show: Eggscellent – Cartoon Network/Cartoon Network Studios

Robot Chicken: Fight Club Paradise – Cartoon Network/Stoopid Monkey and Shadow Machine, Williams Street

Outstanding Children’s Program

Good Luck Charlie –Disney Channel/It’s a Laugh Productions

Degrassi – TeenNick/Epitome Pictures in association with Nickelodeon

iCarly – Nickelodeon/Nickelodeon in association with Schneider’s Bakery

Victorious – Nickelodeon/Nickelodeon in association with Schneider’s Bakery

Wizards Of Waverly Place – Disney Channel/It’s a Laugh Productions

Outstanding Children’s Nonfiction, Reality or Reality-Competition Program

It Gets Better – MTV/ An MTV Production in association with Snackaholic Productions, Logo, Savage Media, Hypomania Content, and Octagon Entertainment

Sesame Street: Growing Hope Against Hunger – PBS/Sesame Workshop

The Weight Of The Nation For Kids: The Great Cafeteria Takeover – HBO/HBO Documentary Films and the Institute of Medicine with Mackerel Sky Films, in association with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health, and in partnership with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Kaiser Permanente

The full list of nominations can be accessed here.

About The Author
Jeremy is the Features Editor of Kidscreen specializing in the content production, broadcasting and distribution aspects of the global children's entertainment industry. Contact Jeremy at jdickson@brunico.com.

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