In December 2022, the Children’s & Family Emmys by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will be held at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles. Apple TV+ Kids and Family titles bagged 17 nominations for the Children’s & Family Emmys as per the list obtained by Deadline.
In 2021, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the new stand-alone awards after introducing changes in how children’s categories were presented and it marks the first expansion of the list of Emmy Awards show since the launch of Sports and News & Documentary Emmys in 1979.
Apple TV+’s “Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock” dominates Children’s & Family Emmys nominations
Winners of the Children’s and Family Emmys will be announced in two events held on December 10 and 11. Here are 17 nominations earned by Apple TV+ original Kids and Family content:
- Helpsters – Outstanding Preschool Series
- Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock – Outstanding Children’s or Family Viewing Series
- Who Are You, Charlie Brown? – Outstanding Non-Fiction Program
- El Deafo – Outstanding Special Class Animated Program
- Chris Diamontopoulos as Owen Quinn from Ghostwriter – Outstanding Guest Performance in Preschool, Children’s or Young Teen Program
- Kyrie McAlpin as Emma from Doug Unplugs – Outstanding Younger Voice Performer in an Animated or Preschool Animated Program
- Jack McBrayer from Hello, Jack! The Kindness Show – Outstanding Host
- Who Are You, Charlie Brown? – Outstanding Writing For a Live Action Preschool or Children’s Program
- Who Are You, Charlie Brown? – Outstanding Directing for a Single Camera Program
- Stillwater – Outstanding Directing for a Preschool Animated Program
- Snoopy Presents: To Mom (and Dad), with Love – Outstanding Music Direction and Composition for an Animated Program
- “It’s the Small Things, Charlie Brown” from It’s the Small Things, Charlie Brown – Outstanding Original Song
- Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock – Outstanding Cinematography for a Live Action Single Camera Program
- Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock – Outstanding Editing for a Single Camera
- Who Are You, Charlie Brown? – Outstanding Editing for a Single Camera
- Stillwater – Outstanding Editing for a Preschool Animated Program
- Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock – Outstanding Art Direction/ Set Decoration/ Scenic Design
As per the report, Children’s & Family content is one of the fastest-growing genres that NATAS awards. NATAS President and CEO Adam Sharp said:
“Putting a spotlight on children’s & family programming after years of unparalleled growth in content quality and quantity in this space is an exciting moment for the television industry,” “These programs entertain, inform and educate family members of all ages, and NATAS is proud to mark this milestone event and give these creators the stage they deserve.”
You can read the complete list of nominations here.
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