Emmy Kids Awards: Argentina, Japan, Norway, UK shows win

Submitted by ITV Production on Feb 11
indiantelevision.com Team

MUMBAI: The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has announced the winners of the first International Emmy Kids Awards.

Winning programmes from Argentina, Japan, Norway and the UK are: ?Junior High School Diaries?: ?Harmony of Two?, (Kids: Series); ?Energy Survival?, (Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment); ?El Jard?n de Claril??, (Kids: Pre-School); ?Newsround-My Autism and Me?, (Kids: Factual); ?The Amazing World of Gumball?, (Kids: Animation) and ?Lost Christmas?, (Kids: TV-Movie/Mini-Series).

Academy president, CEO Bruce L. Paisner said, "With this new event solely dedicated to kids programming, the International Academy is proud to be the premiere global platform for excellence in children?s television. We congratulate tonight?s winners for their outstanding achievements."

The Emmy statues were presented on stage by a cast of presenters including: British actor and comedian Eddie Izzard; Canadian actress Vanessa Morgan; Transformer Rescue Bot, Heatwave; Swedish & Danish kids television hosts Ylva Hallen & Jakob Stegelmann; The New York City Children?s Chorus; FDNY firefighter Daniel Glover and Australian Wiggles, Sam Moran.

Over 300 international industry executives attended the inaugural event, held at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, in New York City.