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Daytime Emmy nominations announced

The nominations for the 26th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, airing live on CBS, May 21, from New York's Madison Square Garden Theatre, have been announced. Unsurprisingly, the nomination leaders in the animation field are Warner Bros. and Disney. Among the major cartoon categories are:

Children's Animated Program:ARTHUR (PBS)DISNEY'S 101 DALMATIONS (ABC)DISNEY'S DOUG (ABC)STEVEN SPIELBERG PRESENTS: ANIMANIACS (WB)STEVEN SPIELBERG PRESENTS: PINKY & THE BRAIN (WB)

Special Class/Animated Program:HOW THINGS WORK (ABC)LIFE WITH LOUIE (Fox)THE NEW BATMAN/SUPERMAN ADVENTURES (WB)ROLIE POLIE OLIE (Disney)STEVEN SPIELBERG PRESENTS: PINKY & THE BRAIN (WB)THE SYLVESTER & TWEETY MYSTERIES (WB)

[The Children's Animated Program category is judged based on the merits of the shows as a children's program (content) while the Special Class Animation category is judged based on the artistic quality of the show. All members of the Academy can vote for Children's Animated Program, while only members of the Academy's Animation Peer Group may vote in the Special Class/Animated Program category.]

Performer In An Animated Program:Dom Deluise (ALL DOGS GO TO HEAVEN/Fox)Ernest Borgnine (ALL DOGS GO TO HEAVEN/Fox)Louie Anderson (LIFE WITH LOUIE/Fox)Jeffrey Tambor (LIONHEARTS/syndicated)Rob Paulsen (STEVEN SPIELBERG PRESENTS: PINKY & THE BRAIN/WB)

Music Direction And Composition:CASPER (Fox)LIONHEARTS (syn)THE NEW BATMAN/SUPERMAN ADVENTURES, "Little Girl Lost," Part 1 (WB)THE NEW BATMAN/SUPERMAN ADVENTURES, "Judgment Day" (WB)SESAME STREET (PBS)STEVEN SPIELBERG PRESENTS: ANIMANIACS (WB)STEVEN SPIELBERG PRESENTS: PINKY & THE BRAIN (WB)

Sound Editing Special Class:DISNEY'S HERCULES (ABC/syn)DISNEY'S RECESS (ABC)MEN IN BLACK: THE SERIES (WB)OH YEAH! CARTOONS! (Nickelodeon)ROBOCOP: ALPHA COMMANDO THE SERIES (syn)SESAME STREET (PBS)VOLTRON: THE THIRD DIMENSION (syn)

Sound Mixing Special Class:ARTHUR (PBS)THE NEW BATMAN/SUPERMAN ADVENTURES (WB) SESAME STREET (PBS)STEVEN SPIELBERG PRESENTS: PINKY, ELMYRA & THE BRAIN (WB)

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