PBS, Nick Lead Daytime Emmys’ Animation Nominations

PBS and Nickelodeon dominated the animation and animation-related categorie in the nominations for the 37th annual Daytime Emmy Awards.

Three PBS series ‘ Wordgirl, Curious George and Sid the Science Kid ‘ were nominated as the outstanding children’s animated program alongside Nick’s The Backyardigans.

The winners will be announced June 27 in Las Vegas. The ceremony will be broadcast on CBS. The Daytime Creative Arts Emmys will be presented two days earlier at a ceremony at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles.

The nominees in the animation and animation-related categories are:

Outstanding Children’s Animated Program

Wordgirl (PBS).

The Backyardigans (Nickelodeon).

Curious George (PBS)

Sid The Science Kid (PBS)

Outstanding Children’s Series

Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman (PBS)

Design Squad (PBS)

The Electric Company (PBS)

Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Series

The Wonder Pets! (Nickelodeon)

Between The Lions (PBS)

Sesame Street (PBS)

Outstanding Special Class Animated Program

SpongeBob SquarePants (Nickelodeon)

The Penguins Of Madagascar (Nickelodeon)

Ni Hao, Kai-Ian (Nickelodeon)

Sid The Science Kid: ‘Getting A Shot: You Can Do It!’ (PBS)

Outstanding Achievement In Main Title And Graphic Design

The Electric Company (PBS)

Outstanding Achievement In Music Direction And Composition

The Wonder Pets! (Nickeleodeon)

Hot Wheels Battle Force 5 (Cartoon Network)

Phineas And Ferb (Disney Channel)

The Penguins Of Madagascar (Nickelodeon)

Outstanding Original Song ‘ Children’s And Animation

Dora The Explorer (Nickelodeon), ‘Nochebuena Song,’ Peter Lurye, Composer & Lyricist

Between The Lions (PBS), ‘It’s a p-h!,’ Paul Jacobs and Sarah Durkee, Composers & Lyricists

The Wonder Pets! (Nickelodeon), ‘A Fiddler Crab Am I,’ Larry Hochman, Composer; Billy Aronson, Composer; Jerry Bock, Composer

Phineas And Ferb (Disney), ‘Come Home Perry,’ Dan Povenmire, Lyricist; Aliki Grafft, Lyricist; Baron Grafft, Lyricist; Martin Olson, Composer & Lyricist

Sesame Street (PBS), ‘Song About Elmo,’ Mark Radice, Composer; Belinda Ward, Lyricist

Outstanding Original Song

Special Agent Oso (Disney Channel), ‘Special Agent Oso Main Title,’ Mike Himelstein, Composer; Ford Riley, Lyricist

Moment Of Luxury (PBS), ‘Moment Of Luxury Theme Song,’ Peter Fish, Composer & Lyricist

Today Show (NBC), ‘Your Day Is Today,’ Randy Wachtler, Composer & Lyricist; Greg Barnhill, Composer & Lyricist

Outstanding Achievement In Main Title And Graphic Design

The Electric Company (PBS)

Fanboy And Chum Chum (Nickelodeon)

Avec Eric (PBS)

Sesame Street (PBS)

Outstanding Achievement In Sound Editing – Live Action And Animation

Phineas And Ferb (Disney Channel)

Hot Wheels Battle Force 5 (Cartoon Network)

Outstanding Writing In Animation

Wordgirl (PBS). Tom Martin, Head Writer; Carla Filisha; Eric Ledgin; Jack Ferraiolo; John N. Huss; Kim Samek; Matt Fleckenstein; Ryan Raddatz and Will Shepard.

Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman: ‘Season Four is Canceled’ (PBS). Glen Berger, Head Writer; Jim Conroy, Writer

The Fairly Oddparents (Nickelodeon). Will Schifrin, Kevin Sullivan, Ed Valentine, Butch Hartman, Joanna Lewis, Charlotte Fullerton, Amy Keating Rogers, Gary Conrad, Tom Krajewski; Scott Fellows, writer/story editor; Ray Delaurentis, story editor

Back At The Barnyard (Nickelodeon). Jed Spingarn, writer/producer; Tom Shephard; Dan Serafin; Gene Grillo, Writer/Story Editor

The Penguins Of Madagascar (Nickelodeon). Bob Schooley, Head Writer; Mark McCorkle, Head Writer; Bob Roth, Bill Motz, Brandon Sawyer, Eddie Guzelian

Phineas And Ferb (Disney Channel). Antoine Guilbaud, Kim Roberson, Dan Povenmire, Bobby Gaylor

Outstanding Writing In A Children’s Series

Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman (PBS). Glen Berger, Head Writer; Jim Conroy

The Electric Company (PBS). Willie Reale, Head Writer; Adam Peltzman, Deirdre O’ConnoR

Sesame Street (PBS). Joey Mazzarino, Head Writer. Judy Freudberg, Writer/Head Writer ‘Elmo’s World’; Belinda Ward, John Weidman, Luis Santeiro, Emily Kingsley, Christine Ferraro, Annie Evans, Molly Boylan, Tony Geiss

Outstanding Achievement In Sound Editing – Live Action And Animation

Phineas And Ferb (Disney Channel)

Hot Wheels Battle Force 5 (Cartoon Network)

The Electric Company (PBS)

Outstanding Achievement In Sound Mixing – Live Action And Animation

The Mr. Men Show (Cartoon Network)

Hot Wheels Battle Force 5 (Cartoon Network)

The Fairly Oddparents (Nickelodeon)