TVO's educational children's programming wins three Daytime Emmy® Awards

TORONTO, April 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Two children's programs, co-produced by TVO, have been honoured with a combined three Daytime Emmy® Awards by The National Academy of Television Arts.

"Congratulations to Sinking Ship for this amazing international recognition for their work on Dino Dan and Odd Squad. We are incredibly proud of our award-winning TVOKids series that help children develop the skills they need to be successful in school and beyond. We are equally thrilled to have been part of bringing these productions to life and that Dino Dan and Odd Squad have become such amazing Ontario success stories," said Lisa de Wilde, TVO, Chief Executive Officer.

"Working with Sinking Ship on the development of these series has been incredibly rewarding," said Pat Ellingson, Creative Head Children's & Parents' Media at TVO. "These awards illustrate the strength of our content and reinforce why TVOKids is the most watched children's broadcaster amongst Ontarians ages 2-11."

TVOKids' programming received a total of 10 Daytime Emmy® nominations, resulting in three wins:


Dino Dan: Trek's Adventures

  • Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series

Odd Squad

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



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

Dino Dan: Trek's Adventures

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

Odd Squad

  • Outstanding Writing in a Children's or Pre-School Children's Series
  • Outstanding Single Camera Editing
  • Outstanding Sound Editing – Live Action
  • Outstanding Children's Series

Wild Kratts

  • 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

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