Monday, July 27, 2020

'SpongeBob SquarePants' and 'The Casagrandes' Pick Up Awards at 47th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has announced the fantastic news that Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, won two awards in the 47th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards!

Art: Miguel Puga.

Voice actor Tom Kenny picked up the Emmy award for "Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program" for voicing SpongeBob SquarePants in the hit Nickelodeon animated series, SpongeBob SquarePants, whilst The Casagrandes, a companion spin-off series from The Loud House picked up the Emmy for "Outstanding Main Title For An Animated Program" award. The series picked up the award in a tie with Disney Junior's Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure. The Casagrandes theme song is performed by pop star Ally Brooke and series star Izabella Alvarez (Westworld).

Celebrating the win, Alvarez said on Twitter: "I remember nickelodeon asking me if I wanted to rap in the main theme song alongside @AllyBrooke I was so nervous but unbelievably excited. Today we took home an emmy for our main titles i’m over the moon. thank you thank you thank you. #TheCasagrandes"

The Daytime Emmy® Awards have recognized outstanding achievement in daytime television programming since 1974. The awards are presented to individuals and programs broadcast between 2:00 AM and 6:00 PM, as well as certain categories of digital and syndicated programming of similar content. This year’s awards honor content from more than 2,700 submissions that originally premiered in calendar-year 2019, judged by a pool of 1,000 peer professionals from across the television industry. All voting was tabulated by the accounting firm of Lutz and Carr, LLP.

The winners of the children's portion of the Daytime Emmy Awards 2020 were announced during the 47th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards – Children’s, Lifestyle & Animation Ceremony, live-streamed on the Emmy's dedicated platform powered by Vimeo. The ceremony was hosted by the Emmy® Award-winning Loni Love, one of the Daytime stars of the Emmy® Award-winning show, The Real, and featured presenters, including Izabella Alvarez (Nickelodeon’s The Loud House and The Casagrandes) and Josh Dela Cruz (Nickelodeon’s Blue’s Clues & You!).

Below are the details for each of Nickelodeon's award wins at the 47th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards – Children’s, Lifestyle & Animation Ceremony. A full list of winners in all categories can be viewed at:

Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program
Tom Kenny as SpongeBob SquarePants, SpongeBob SquarePants - Nickelodeon

Outstanding Main Title for an Animated Program
The Casagrandes - Nickelodeon

Directors: Alan Foreman, Miguel Puga
Art Director: Miguel Gonzalez
Color Supervisor: Hallie Lal

A huge congratulations to Nickelodeon, Tom Kenny, Ally Brooke, Izabella Alvarez, and to the cast and crews of SpongeBob SquarePants and The Casagrandes!

Check out Nickelodeon and the cast and crews of The Casagrandes and SpongeBob SquarePants celebrating their wins on Twitter!

More Nick: Nickelodeon Upfront 2020 Roundup!

Originally published: Monday, July 27, 2020.

H/T: @NickSchedules, @RealMagitroopa.
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