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Sesame Street leads Children’s Emmy Awards

PBS once again came out on top in the children's categories at the Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards, garnering 13 nods in the Creative Arts segment of the 40th annual awards show, which was held this past Friday in Los Angeles. Read on for a list of some of the key winners in kids categories.
June 17, 2013

PBS once again came out on top in the children’s categories at the Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards garnering 13 nods in the Creative Arts segment of the 40th annual awards show, which was held this past Friday in Los Angeles.

Making a big move from its two awards last year, kidsnet The Hub took home seven awards this year, tying Nickelodeon, while three awards went to Disney Channel, two to Cartoon Network, and one to Disney XD.

Sesame Street‘s six Emmy’s included wins for outstanding children’s preschool series, writing, direction, multi-cam editing and performer for a children’s series.

R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour The Series was a big winner for The Hub grabbing outstanding children’s series and costume design awards while George Lucas notched his first-ever Emmy win for the recently cancelled Cartoon Network series Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

Read on for a list of some of the key winners in kids categories.

Outstanding Children’s Animated Program
Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (Nickelodeon)

Outstanding Children’s Series
R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour The Series (The HUB)

Outstanding Children’s Preschool Animated Series
Bubble Guppies (Nickelodeon)

Outstanding Children’s Preschool Series
Sesame Street (PBS)

Outstanding Special Class Animated Program

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network)

Outstanding Performer In A Children’s Series
Kevin Clash, as Elmo – Sesame Street (PBS)

Outstanding Performer In An Animated Program
David Tennant, as Huyang – Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network)

Outstanding Directing In An Animated Program
Dan Vs. (The HUB)

Outstanding Original Song – Children and Animation
“I Love You Too” 3rd & Bird! (Disney Channel)

Outstanding Writing In a Children’s Series
Sesame Street (PBS)

Visit www.emmyonline.org for a full list of the winners.

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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