Elena, Rapunzel and Sesame Street shows won Emmys at the virtual Daytime Emmy Awards honoring Children’s, Lifestyle and Animation shows, held on July 26, 2020.
WINNERS BY SHOW
Three wins each:
Disney’s Elena of Avalor won three Preschool Animated awards: Writing, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing
Silvia Olivas, producer and writer on Elena of Avator, spoke on the SDCC Women Writers and Producers Take Charge panel moderated by Digital LA founder Kevin Winston last year 2019, which was Comic-Con’s 50th anniversary.
Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure won three awards in Animated Program category: Writing, Original Song, Main Title.
Two wins each:
– DC Universe’s Batman: Hush
– TVOKids’ Dino Dana
– Disney Mickey Mouse
– Netflix’s Trinkets
– Amazon Prime’s Tumble Leaf
Sesame Street won 7 awards across several categories:
– HBO: Sesame Street won 3: Directing; Preschool Children’s Series; Special Effects Costume, Makeup and Hairstyling
– HBO Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary Celebration won 3: Performer: Ryan Dillon as Elmo and more; Main Title and Graphic Design for a Live Action Program; and Multi-Camera Editing
– Sesame Street in Communities: Meet Salia on YouTube.com won Short Format Children’s Program
Tom Kenny, voice of Spongebob SquarePants, won Performer in an Animated Program for the eponymous show on Nickelodeon.Apple TV+ Ghostwriter won Children’s or Family Viewing Program
Facebook Watch host Mike Rowe of Returning the Favor won Daytime Program Host
Alan Menken wins EGOT. Alan Menken won an Emmy for Best Original Song for ‘Waiting in the Wings’ in Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure, becoming the 16th person ever to become an EGOT (Winner of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony). Menken is the acclaimed composer who has worked on Disney films including The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Hercules, Pocahantes, and many more.
WINS BY NETWORK
Streaming platforms performed well:
Amazon Prime Video: 6
Disney Channel: 5
Disney Junior: 4