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Silvergate’s ‘Peter Rabbit’ Picks Up Two Emmy Awards

CG-animated preschool series receives awards for Outstanding Special Class Animated Program and Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation for storyboard artist Benjamin Sanders.

LONDON -- Silvergate Media, an international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment, has announced that Peter Rabbit, its 3D Computer-generated imagery animated TV series for pre-schoolers has won two Daytime Emmy awards. Peter Rabbit won the Outstanding Special Class Animated Program award and also won the Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation award (Storyboard Artist, Benjamin Sanders). Peter Rabbit was also nominated for Outstanding Direction in an Animated Program.

Peter Rabbit was developed by Silvergate and Penguin Books. Beatrix Potter’s classic character, Peter Rabbit, returned to the screen in 2013, in a brand new 3D animation series for Nickelodeon (Nick Jr) and the BBC (CBeebies). When the series launched on Nick Jr in 2013, topped the charts delivering 1.7 million viewers. The premiere also ranked as Nick's highest-rated preschool series premiere since 2011. Since its debut in 2013, Peter Rabbit has won a number of Emmys, with this new award being its sixth.

Waheed Alli, CEO, Silvergate Media commented,“We’re very proud of the production. It’s an amazing testament to Paula Rosenthal and the team for bringing back this timeless classic to a new audience.”

Source: Silvergate Media