The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences today announced the nominees for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, and a few DC Comics-inspired animated programs received nominations. Beware The Batman leads the pack with four nominations in total, three specifically for the episode “Secrets.” Young Justice and the DC Nation-branded animated shorts also nabbed one nomination each. The Daytime Emmy Awards recognizes outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00am – 6:00pm during the 2013 calendar year. Beware The Batman, Young Justice, and DC Nation all aired on Cartoon Network and amassed significant fanbases, despite troublesome scheduling issues and lengthy hiatuses.
The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony and awards presentation will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014. Specific nomination details can be found below.
Outstanding Casting for an Animated Series or Special
Beware the Batman Cartoon Network
Casting Director – Andrea Romano
Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program
Beware the Batman – “Secrets”
Supervising Director – Butch Lukic
Directors – Curt Geda , Sam Liu , Rick Morales
Voice Director – Andrea Romano
Outstanding Achievement in Main Title and Graphic Design
Beware the Batman – “Secrets”
Animation Supervisor – T.J. Sullivan
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing – Animation
Re-Recording Mixer – Konrad Piñon
Outstanding Special Class – Short Format Daytime Program
Deadman – “Deadman Catch”
Executive Producer – Sam Register
Producer – Ben Jones
Written, Directed and Produced by – Carl Greenblatt
Six out of Cartoon Network’s ten total 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards nominations come from DC Comics-based programming. A complete listing of nominees can be found on the official 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards website.
The CG-animated series Beware The Batman is slated to return to Cartoon Network, after a lengthy seven-month hiatus, as part of it’s older audience-skewering Adult Swim programming counterpart starting Saturday, May 10th, 2014 at 3:00am (ET/PT). Young Justice, which ran for two seasons from 2010-2013, finished its 46-episode run on Cartoon Network last year. Both programs aired as part of the now defunct DC Nation hour-long programming block, which used to air weekend mornings on Carton Network. The block itself is now reduced to a banner name under which DC Comics-inspired short-form programming airs. These shorts currently air during the first commercial break following episodes of Teen Titans Go!. Teen Titans Go! airs Wednesday nights at 6:30pm (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network.
The Daytime Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00am – 6:00pm during the 2013 calendar year. The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony and awards presentation will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014. Additionally, the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards gala, which honors the crafts behind the many shows that grace the Daytime genre, will be held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles on Friday, June 20, 2014. Jose Lopez, a character designer for The Batman, is one of the five nominees who will be awarded and recognized in the Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation category at the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony.
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