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Nickelodeon’s ‘Peter Rabbit’ Nets 8 Daytime Emmy Noms

Nickelodeon’s new take on the classic 'Peter Rabbit' property, produced by Ireland’s Brown Bag Films, leads the animation nominees with eight nods; other top animation nominees include Disney’s ‘Sofia the First,’ the Hub Network’s hybrid ‘The Aquabats! Super Show!’ and Nick’s ‘Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness.’

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences today announced the nominees for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.

Nickelodeon’s new take on the classic Peter Rabbit property, produced by Ireland’s Brown Bag Films, leads the animation nominees with eight nods, and Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards will be presented on June 20 to series background designer Eddie Gribbin, storyboarder Marten Johnmark and production designer Stephen Robinson.

Other top animation nominees include Disney’s Sofia the First and Hub Network’s hybrid The Aquabats! Super Show! with six nominations each, and Nick’s Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, with five nominations. The puppet classic Sesame Street has 15 nominations.

Additional Creative Arts awards for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation will be given to: Ernie Gilbert, Character Design for T.U.F.F. Puppy (Nickelodeon); Jose Lopez, Character Design, and Yasuhiro Motoda, Character Animator for Transformers Prime Beast Hunters (Hub); Jennifer Oxley, Production Design for Peg + Cat (PBS); Christopher Voy, Color for Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network).

Below is a list of the key animation category nominees; winners will be announced during the June 22 Awards ceremony. For a full list of 2014 Daytime Emmy Award nominees, visit www.emmys.com.

41st Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations

Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Series
Dino Dan Nickelodeon
The Fresh Beat Band Nickelodeon
Sesame Street PBS
Yo Gabba Gabba! Nickelodeon

Outstanding Children’s Series
Animal Science SYNDICATED
Game Changers with Kevin Frazier CBS
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series Hub Network
Sea Rescue SYNDICATED

Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Animated Program
Curious George PBS
Sofia the First Disney Channel
Peg+Cat PBS
The Wonder Pets! Nickelodeon

Outstanding Children’s Animated Program
Beware the Batman - "Secrets" Cartoon Network
The Fairly OddParents Nickelodeon
Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness Nickelodeon
Monsters vs. Aliens Nickelodeon
Turbo FAST Netflix

Outstanding Special Class Animated Program
Dan Vs. Hub Network
Peter Rabbit Nickelodeon
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Cartoon Network
Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Hub Network

Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Series

Sesame Street PBS
LESLIE CARRARA-RUDOLPH, as Sigrid, Carrie, Flantine, Velvet & Old Lady

Spooksville Hub Network
KATIE DOUGLAS, as Sally Wilcox

Green Screen Adventures MeTV
JESSICA HONOR CARLETON, as Snail, Mouse, Monster, Cow & Lion

Sesame Street PBS
JOSEPH MAZZARINO, as Stinky, Murray and Davy Jones

Sesame Street PBS
DAVID RUDMAN, as Baby Bear & Cookie Monster

Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program

Peter Rabbit Nickelodeon
SARAH BOLT, as Jemima Puddleduck

Arthur PBS
ALAN CUMMING, as Sebastian Winkleplotz

Peg+Cat PBS
HAYLEY FAITH NEGRIN, as Peg

Peg+Cat PBS
DWAYNE HILL, as Cat

Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch Hub Network
ASHLEY TISDALE, as Sabrina Spellman

Outstanding Casting for an Animated Series or Special
Beware the Batman Cartoon Network
Sofia the First Disney Channel
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Nickelodeon
The Polar Bears Movie YouTube.com

Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation -- WINNERS

Ernie Gilbert, Character Design
T.U.F.F. Puppy Nickelodeon

Eddie Gribbin, Background Design
Peter Rabbit Nickelodeon

Marten Johnmark, Storyboard
Peter Rabbit Nickelodeon

Jose Lopez, Character Design
Transformers Prime Beast Hunters HUB Network

Yasuhiro Motoda, Character Animator
Transformers Prime Beast Hunters HUB Network

Jennifer Oxley, Production Design
Peg+Cat PBS

Stephen Robinson, Production Design
Peter Rabbit Nickelodeon

Christopher Voy, Color
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Cartoon Network

Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated Program
Bubble Guppies Nickelodeon
Dinosaur Train PBS
Sofia the First Disney Channel
Peter Rabbit Nickelodeon
The Wonder Pets! Nickelodeon

Outstanding Writing in an Animated Program
Arthur PBS
Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness Nickelodeon
Martha Speaks PBS
Wild Kratts PBS

Outstanding Writing in a Children’s Series
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour The Series Hub Network
Sesame Street PBS
The Aquabats! Super Show! Hub Network

Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program
Beware the Batman - "Secrets" Cartoon Network
Curious George PBS
Dan Vs. Hub Network
Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness Nickelodeon
The Scarecrow YouTube.com

Outstanding Directing in a Children’s Series
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour The Series Hub Network
Sesame Street PBS
Spooksville Hub Network

Outstanding Achievement in Main Title and Graphic Design
Beware the Batman - "Secrets" Cartoon Network
Lalaloopsy Nickelodeon
The Mind of a Chef PBS
Sabrina Secrets of a Teenage Witch Hub Network
Superbook ABC Family

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing – Animation
Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness Nickelodeon
Monsters Vs Aliens Nickelodeon
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Cartoon Network
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Nickelodeon
Turbo FAST Netflix
Young Justice Cartoon Network

Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Animation
Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness Nickelodeon
Monsters Vs Aliens Nickelodeon
SpongeBob SquarePants Nickelodeon
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Cartoon Network

Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition
The Backyardigans Nickelodeon
Bubble Guppies Nickelodeon
Sofia the First Disney Channel
The Wonder Pets! Nickelodeon

Outstanding Original Song
Let's Make A Deal CBS “30,000 Reasons to Love Me”
Sesame Street PBS “ABC's of moving”
Sofia the First Disney Channel "I Belong"
Sesame Street PBS “Rhymes with Mando”
Peter Rabbit Nickelodeon “Spring Has Sprung”

Outstanding Original Song – Main Title and Promo

Sofia the First Disney Channel
“Disney Sofia the First: Main Title Theme”

PAW Patrol Nickelodeon
“PAW Patrol Theme Song”

Peter Rabbit Nickelodeon
“Peter Rabbit Theme Song”

Superbook ABC Family
“Superbook Open”

Opening Number Fusion
“We’re Fusion”

Source: ATAS

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