May 12, 2010

PubTV tops cable, broadcast networks for Daytime Emmy nods

Public television has 52 Daytime Emmy nominations, more than any other broadcast or cable network. Nominees for the 37th annual honors were announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Perennial fave Sesame Street was the most nominated children’s show with 14 nods, and swept the outstanding performer in a children’s series category. Others with multiple nominations: The Electric Company, eight; Design Squad, four; Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman, three; WordGirl, three; Between the Lions, two; Sid the Science Kid, two; APT’s Avec Eric, two, and Biz Kid$, two. Last year, PBS programs had 47 nominees and 13 wins. The honors will be presented on June 27 (9:00-11:00 live p.m. ET/delayed PT) from the Las Vegas Hilton on CBS. Here is the full list of nominees.

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