TVO's multi-platform educational content receives unprecedented recognition

TVOKids content receives 10 Daytime Emmy® nominations, 14 Youth Media Alliance nominations

TORONTO, April 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Four children's programs, co-produced by TVO, have been nominated for the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards, announced by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on March 31, 2015. TVO also received 14 Youth Media Alliance nominations on April 1, 2015.

"I'm so pleased to share that TVO's multi-platform content is being recognized with impressive accolades, with TVOKids co-productions receiving 10 Daytime Emmy Award nominations and 14 Youth Media Alliance nominations," said Lisa de Wilde, CEO of TVO. "We hope this educational content inspires Ontario's youngest minds to become the next generation of scientists, mathematicians, designers and engineers and we thank all of our production partners for their creativity and commitment to finding innovative ways to help children learn and succeed."

Following are the TVOKids Series nominees:

Annedroids


Daytime Emmy®

Outstanding Directing in a Children's or Pre-School Children's Series

Youth Media Alliance

Award of Excellence for Best Television Program, All Genres, Ages 6–8

For: New Pals

Award of Excellence, Best Convergent Website

For: Annedroids Appisodes

Dino Dan: Trek's Adventures


Daytime Emmy®

Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series

Outstanding Directing in a Children's or Pre-School Children's Series

Finding Stuff Out


Youth Media Alliance

Award of Excellence for Best Television Program, All Genres, Ages 6–8

For: Season 2 (Senses: Sight)

Award of Excellence for Best Television Program, All Genres, Ages 6–8

For: Season 3 (Poop)

Award of Excellence, Best Convergent Website

For: Finding Stuff Out Online (Season 3)

Gisele's Big Backyard


Youth Media Alliance

Award of Excellence for Best Television Program, All Genres, Ages 3–5

For: Sticks is Afraid of the Dark

Award of Excellence for Best Television Program, Interstitial, All Ages

Hi Opie!


Youth Media Alliance

Award of Excellence for Best Television Program, All Genres, Ages 3–5

For: Not Ms. Doney

Award of Excellence, Best Convergent Website

For: Opie! Interactive

Odd Squad


Daytime Emmy®

Outstanding Children's Series

Outstanding Writing in a Children's or Pre-School Children's Series

Outstanding Directing in a Children's or Pre-School Children's Series

Outstanding Single Camera Editing

Outstanding Sound Editing – Live Action

Outstanding Hairstyling

Youth Media Alliance

Award of Excellence for Best Television Program, All Genres, Ages 6–8

For: Zero Effect/Bad Luck Bears

Award of Excellence, Best Convergent Website

For: Odd Squad Interactive

The Space



Youth Media Alliance

Award of Excellence for Best Television Program, Interstitial, All Ages


TVOKids.com



Youth Media Alliance

Award of Excellence, Best Original Digital Content

TVOKids - It Matters


Youth Media Alliance

Award of Excellence for Best Television Program, Animation, Ages 6–8

For: Banafsha, Jones & Maya

Wild Kratts


Daytime Emmy®

Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program

About TVO
As the technological extension of Ontario's public education system, TVO's vision is to create a better world through the power of learning. TVO provides learning opportunities for Ontarians through innovative educational products, in-depth current affairs, groundbreaking documentaries, and award-winning TVOKids resources both inside and outside the classroom. TVO is funded primarily by the Province of Ontario and is a registered charity supported by sponsors and thousands of donors. For more information, visit tvo.org.

Where to find TVO

On air:

Online:

iTunes

Facebook

Cable ch. 2 (may vary in some areas)

tvo.org

Google Play

Twitter

Rogers channel 2

tvokids.com

BlackBerry World

YouTube

Bell Fibe TV HD 1209

tvoparents.com

Bell Mobile TV


Bell Fibe TV SD 209

ilc.org



Bell TV 265




Shaw Direct HD 39




Shaw Direct SD 353




SOURCE TVO

For further information: Media contact: Kyla Kryski, TVO Public Relations Specialist, 416.484.2600 ext. 2285, kkryski@tvo.org

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