Futurama” episode winner of Primetime Emmy Award

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The Late Philip J. Fry,” an episode of Com­edy Central’s “Futu­rama,” won a Cre­ative Arts Prime­time Emmy Award for Out­stand­ing Ani­mated Pro­gram on Sat­ur­day Night.

The Acad­emy of Tele­vi­sion Arts and Sci­ences awarded the 2010-11 Cre­ative Arts Prime­time Emmys for pro­grams and indi­vid­ual achieve­ments at the 63rd Emmy Awards pre­sen­ta­tion at the NOKIA The­atre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles.

Another Futu­rama episode, Lrrrec­on­cil­able Ndn­dif­fer­ences, gained Mau­rice LaMarche an Out­stand­ing Voice-Over Per­for­mance award for his dual role as Lrrr and Orson Welles.

For Out­stand­ing Short-Format Ani­mated Pro­gram, the win­ner was the ABC spe­cial Dis­ney Prep & Land­ing: Oper­a­tion Secret Santa.

A Child’s Gar­den of Poetry, an ani­mated spe­cial on HBO, was named Out­stand­ing Children’s Program.

Emmy Awards were also handed out for the seven win­ners in the cat­e­gory of Out­stand­ing Indi­vid­ual Achieve­ment in Ani­ma­tion. Those win­ners had been announced Wednesday.

Emmys in 25 other cat­e­gories will be pre­sented at the 2011 Prime­time Emmy Awards tele­cast at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Sun­day, Sep­tem­ber 18 over the FOX Tele­vi­sion Net­work at the NOKIA The­atre L.A. LIVE.

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