The Daytime Emmy nominations have just been announced, and the mouse house may have a bountiful year. Disney Channel has received 23 nominations, and Disney Junior earned another 25 nods. That tops all other kids channels, including Apple TV+ (17 nominations) and Sesame Street broadcaster HBO (14 nominations).
Disney’s most-nominated programs? Elena of Avalor and Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure, both of which have 7 nominations. The Rocketeer has 5 nods, while Duck Tales has 4.
Many ABC series are also nominated, including Live with Kelly and Ryan and General Hospital, the latter receiving 23 nominations.
Disney’s nominations are:
- Outstanding Children’s or Family Viewing Series: Bunk’d
- Outstanding Young Adult Program: Shook
- Outstanding Short Format Children’s Program: Muppet Babies: Play Date
- Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated Series: Doc McStuffins, Vampirina
- Outstanding Special Class Animated Program: Big City Greens: Green Christmas, Elena of Avalor: The Magic Within, Milo Murphy’s Law
- Outstanding Special Class – Short Format Daytime Program: Rewind Nature (NationalGeographic.com)
- Outstanding Performer in an Animated Series: Paget Brewster as Della Duck, Duck Tales, Marieve Herington as Tilly Green, Big City Greens, Chris Houghton as Cricket Green, Big City Greens
- Outstanding Performer in a Preschool Animated Program
- Eric Bauza as Fozzie, Bunsen, Robin, Mr. Statler, Muppet Babies
- Matt Danner as Kermit, Rowlf, Mr. Waldorf, Beaker, Chef, Muppet Babies
- Maurice LaMarche as Sylvester Slapdash, The Rocketeer
- Kevin Michael Richardson as King Topher, Puppy Dog Pals
- Christian Simon as Freddy, T.O.T.S.
- Outstanding Writing for a Preschool Animated Program: Elena of Avalor, The Rocketeer
- Outstanding Writing for an Animated Program: Big City Greens, Big Hero 6: The Series, Duck Tales, Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure
- Outstanding Directing for a Preschool Animated Program: Elena of Avalor, Muppet Babies
- Outstanding Directing for an Animated Program: Disney Mickey Mouse, Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure
- Outstanding Directing for a Children’s or Young Adult Program: Pup Academy
- Outstanding Music Direction and Composition: Elena of Avalor, Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure
- Outstanding Original Song in a Children’s, Young Adult or Animated Program
- “Gonna Go Good”, Big Hero 6: The Series
- “Never Leave”, Elena of Avalor
- “As You Move Forward”, The Lion Guard
- “Waiting in the Wings”, Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure
- “The Vamp Opera”, Vampirina
- Outstanding Casting for an Animated Series or Special: Elena of Avalor, Puppy Dog Pals, Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure
- Outstanding Main Title for an Animated Program: Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure, The Rocketeer
- Outstanding Technical Team: Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade
- Outstanding Editing for an Animated Program: Disney Mickey Mouse, Duck Tales, Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure
- Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Preschool Animated Program: Elena of Avalor, The Rocketeer
- Outstanding Sound Editing for an Animated Program: Duck Tales
- Outstanding Sound Editng for a Preschool Animated Program: Elena of Avalor, Puppy Dog Pals, The Rocketeer
- Outstanding Daytime Promotional Announcement – Topical: The Star Wars Show, “Star Wars Animals: The Trench Run“
- Outstanding Daytime Promotional Announcement – Brand Image Campaign – Network or Program: Disney Team of Heroes
The Daytime Emmy Awards are handed out over multiple nights, concluding on Friday, June 26 with a two-hour special on CBS.
Many of these Disney Channel shows are available to view on Disney+ now.
What do you think will win at the Emmy’s?