Penguins of Madagascar” wins six Daytime Emmys

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The Penguins of Madagascar

The Pen­guins of Madagascar

The Pen­guins Of Mada­gas­car” received six Day­time Emmys — includ­ing one for Out­stand­ing Children’s Ani­mated Pro­gram — dur­ing a grand gala Fri­day night for over 1,000 atten­dees at the Westin Bonaven­ture in down­town Los Angeles.

Also at the 38th Annual Day­time Enter­tain­ment Cre­ative Arts Emmy Awards, The Pen­guins Of Mada­gas­car was hon­ored for Out­stand­ing Achieve­ment in Music Direc­tion And Com­po­si­tion (com­poser Adam Berry was sin­gled out), Out­stand­ing Per­former In An Ani­mated Pro­gram (Danny Jacobs, as King Julien), Out­stand­ing Achieve­ment in Sound Edit­ing — Live Action and Ani­ma­tion, Out­stand­ing Writ­ing In Ani­ma­tion (Bran­don Sawyer, Bill Motz and Bob Roth), and Out­stand­ing Cast­ing for an Ani­mated Series or Spe­cial (cast­ing direc­tor Mered­ith Layne).

Also from Nick­elodeon, the launch trailer for the ani­mated series Bub­ble Gup­pies won for Out­stand­ing Pro­mo­tional Announce­ment – Episodic. Chris Papa was the direc­tor of animation.

The Day­time Emmy for Out­stand­ing Spe­cial Class Ani­mated Pro­gram went to yet another Nick­elodeon pro­duc­tion: Fan­boy and Chum Chum. The show also won for Out­stand­ing Direct­ing In An Ani­mated Pro­gram (Brian Sheesley, Jim Schu­mann and Rus­sell Cal­abrese, direc­tors; Ginny McSwain, voice director).

Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer won for Out­stand­ing Achieve­ment in Main Title and Graphic Design.

The Day­time Emmy for Out­stand­ing Spe­cial Class Direct­ing was given to Dis­ney Parks Christ­mas Day Parade (ABC), directed by Ryan Polito.

The Day­time Enter­tain­ment Cre­ative Arts Emmy Awards is one of the cor­ner­stones of our busi­ness,” said Brent Stan­ton, exec­u­tive direc­tor of the Day­time Emmy Awards. “The day­time com­mu­nity is well and pros­per­ing, as wit­nessed by this over­whelm­ing turnout hon­or­ing the best in day­time tele­vi­sion in more than 50 cat­e­gories. I con­tinue to be inspired by the qual­ity of work these indi­vid­u­als and orga­ni­za­tions pro­vide the day­time viewer each and every day.”

Friday’s show was hosted by Steve Wilkos, of The Steve Wilkos Show, and joined by such pre­sen­ters as Bill Farmer and Tony Anselmo, the voices of Goofy and Don­ald Duck.

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