Disney Channel Receives Nine Emmy Nominations; WDTA Receives Seven
The Disney Channel was nominated in nine categories for the 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards this year; Disney Channel’s sister studio, Walt Disney Television Animation, was honored with seven nominations.
Disney’s Kim Possible received five nominations, including Outstanding Children’s Animated Program and Outstanding Performer in an Animated Series for the voice of Kim Possible, actress Christy Carlson Romano.
Nominated in the Outstanding Children’s Animated Program category were Kim Possible creators/executive producers Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle; directors David Block, Steve Loter, and Lisa Schaffer; and writers Bill Motz and Bob Roth. Composer Adam Berry was nominated for the series in the Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition category. Melissa Ellis and Fil Brown were nominated in the Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing – Live Action and Animation category. Paca Thomas, Robbi Smith, and Marc Perlman were nominated in the category Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Live Action and Animation.
Walt Disney Television Animation’s Lilo & Stitch: The Series and its composer Mike Tavera were nominated in the category Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition.
Disney’s Brandy & Mr. Whiskers composer/lyricists Randy Peterson, Kevin Quinn, and Tim Heintz were nominated in the Outstanding Original Song category for the series’ main title theme, performed by Lou Bega.
Two Playhouse Disney series also received nominations. Rolie Polie Olie from creator/executive producer William Joyce was nominated in the Outstanding Special Class Animated Program; and directors Mitchell Kriegman, John Ludwig, and Dean Gordon were nominated for Outstanding Directing in a Children’s Series for The Book of Pooh.
[Source: Disney Channel]