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PBS Receives 37 Daytime Emmy Entertainment Award Nominations Public Media Programs Receive 51 Nominations Combined

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PBS Receives 37 Daytime Emmy Entertainment Award NominationsPublic Media Programs Receive 51 Nominations Combined

On May 9, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Entertainment Awards. PBS and our programs received 37 Daytime Emmy Entertainment Award nominations. In addition, APT and NETA received a total of 14 nods, for a combined total of 51 nominations for public media. Among the PBS programs with multiple nominations are SESAME STREET (16), THE ELECTRIC COMPANY (6), CURIOUS GEORGE and DESIGN SQUAD earned two nominations each. PBS programs dominated nominations in several categories: Outstanding Children’s Animated Program, Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Series, Outstanding Directing in a Children’s Series and Outstanding Writing in a Children’s Series. In addition, PBS programs swept nominations in the New Approaches – Daytime Children’s Award category. The Daytime Emmy Awards will be presented on June 23, 2012, from the Beverly Hilton. The Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Awards Gala will be held June 17, 2012, at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles.


A complete list of PBS nominees and their categories follows. For a complete list of all 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award nominations, go to http://emmyonline.tv/daytime/.


PBS congratulates all public media programs on their Daytime Emmy nominations!


OUTSTANDING CHILDREN'S ANIMATED PROGRAM Curious George Sid the Science Kid
OUTSTANDING CHILDREN'S SERIES The Electric Company
NEW APPROACHES - DAYTIME CHILDREN'S Cyberchase Design Squad Fizzy’s Lunch Lab Noah Comprende
OUTSTANDING PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN'S SERIES Sesame Street Super Why!
OUTSTANDING PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT – INSTITUTIONAL PBS Be More - Marker Moments PBS KIDS “What If?”
OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS SERIES Ask This Old House
OUTSTANDING PERFORMER IN A CHILDREN'S SERIES LESLIE CARRARA-RUDOLPH, as ABBY CADABY, Sesame Street KEVIN CLASH, as ELMO, Sesame Street CAROLL SPINNEY, as BIG BIRD, Sesame Street
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN ART DIRECTION/ SET DECORATION/SCENIC DESIGN Sesame Street
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN/STYLING Sesame Street
OUTSTANDING DIRECTING IN A CHILDREN'S SERIES Design Squad The Electric Company Sesame Street
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN LIGHTING DIRECTION Sesame Street
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MULTIPLE CAMERA EDITING Sesame Street
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC DIRECTION AND COMPOSITION Curious George
OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL SONG - CHILDREN'S AND ANIMATION Sesame Street – Don’t Give Up
OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL SONG The Electric Company
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SINGLE CAMERA PHOTOGRAPHY (FILM OR ELECTRONIC) The Electric Company
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND EDITING - LIVE ACTION The Electric Company Sesame Street
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND MIXING – LIVE ACTION Sesame Street
OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS DIRECTING Sesame Street, Kevin Clash, Director
OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS WRITING Sesame Street, Christine Ferraro, Writer
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN TECHNICAL DIRECTION/ ELECTRONIC CAMERA/VIDEO CONTROL Sesame Street
OUTSTANDING WRITING IN ANIMATION Martha Speaks WordGirl
OUTSTANDING WRITING IN A CHILDREN'S SERIES The Electric Company Sesame Street Wild Kratts