PBS wins BIG at Daytime Emmys

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PBS was the overall Daytime Emmy champ with 14 total awards, all of which – including eight for “Sesame Street” – came during Friday’s presentation of craft and other categories.

PBS’ awards haul included top children’s series, “The Electric Company” and “SciGirls” plus the preschool series “Sesame Street.” 

The Electric Company (PBS)
Produced by Sesame Workshop

THE ELECTRIC COMPANY is a multi-media literacy campaign charged with reducing the literacy gap between low and middle income families and advancing the idea that ‘reading is cool.’

Winner for:
•    Outstanding Children’s Series
•    Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing
•    Outstanding Writing in A Children’s Series

Sesame Street (PBS)
Produced by Sesame Workshop

The people on this very special street learn life’s lessons together, provide viewers with strong role models and teach children that everyone brings a special ability to the community. On SESAME STREET, children learn to use their imaginations, build social skill, and respect people’s differences.

Winner for:
•    Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Series 
•    Outstanding Performer in A Children’s Series: Kevin Clash, as Elmo
•    Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design
•    Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design/Styling
•    Outstanding Directing in A Children’s Series
•    Outstanding Achievement in Multiple Camera Editing
•    Outstanding Original Song – Children’s and Animation: Sesame Street, “What I Am”
•    Outstanding Achievement in Technical Direction/Electronic Camera/Video Control

SciGirls (PBS Plus)
Produced by tpt National Productions

The goal of SCIGIRLS is unapologetically bold: to change how millions of girls think about science, technology, engineering and math.

Winner for: New Approaches – Daytime Children’s