'Sesame' has sunny day with 5, 'Children' nabs 4

See winnersHOLLYWOOD — PBS and ABC topped all networks Saturday, with each scoring nine creative Daytime Emmy Awards heading into Friday’s 29th annual Daytime Emmycast, airing on CBS.

CBS nipped at their heels with eight nods out of a total 44 tech-related trophies presented during simultaneous ceremonies at Gotham’s Marquis Hotel and Los Angeles’ Century Plaza Hotel.

Others recognized for tech TV talent in content running from 2 a.m.-6 p.m. were Showtime (four), American Movie Classics (two) and the Disney Channel (two). Tying at one apiece were ABC Family, Comedy Central, the Food Network, HBO, NBC and the WB. Syndicated shows received six nods.

Boosting PBS was kiddie series “Sesame Street,” which with five awards filled up on the most creative sweets for a daytime effort. Show took the cake for outstanding achievement in costume design/styling, directing for a children’s series, music direction/composition, sound mixing-special class and writing in a children’s series.

ABC sudser “All My Children” took four, cleaning up with nods for outstanding achievement for a drama in the casting, costume design, music direction/composition and technical direction/electronic camera categories. Eyes were also on ABC’s “The View” (three) for outstanding achievement in hairstyling, makeup and live/direct to tape sound mixing.

Also drawing high marks was CBS’ “As the World Turns” (four), which was feted for drama work in art direction/set direction/scenic design, hairstyling, lighting direction and makeup.

And Warner Bros.’ “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” (two) can be assured that it won’t leave empty-handed after it signs off this month.

Also nabbing two each were CBS’ “The Young and the Restless” and Showtime efforts “My Louisiana Sky” and “Off Season.”

Perf kudos went to Charles Shaughnessy (Disney Channel’s “Stanley”) for outstanding work in an animated program; Kelsey Keel (“My Louisiana Sky”), outstanding work in a children’s special; and Martha Stewart (syndie “Martha Stewart’s Living”), outstanding service show host.

Individuals earning high-fives in animated categories were ValeryMihalkov for “Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat”; Chris Roszak, “Disney’s House of Mouse”; Eric Semones, “X-Men: Evolution”; Michael Bedard, “The Santa Claus Brothers”; and Chuck Klein, “Disney’s Teacher’s Pet.”

Awards in the remaining 18 Daytime Emmy categories, primarily for performers and overall programs, will be presented Friday.

And the winners are …

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS ANIMATED PROGRAM

“Disney’s Teacher’s Pet,” ABC. Gary Baseman, Bill Steinkellner, Cheri Steinkellner, executive producers; Jess Winfield, co-executive producer; Nancy Lee Myatt, producer; Timothy Bjorklund, Don Mackinnon, Alfred Gimeno, Jamie Thomason, Julie Morgavi, directors; David Maples, Billiam Coronel, writers.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN ART DIRECTION / SET DECORATION / SCENIC DESIGN

“The Rosie O’Donnell Show,” syndicated. Diann Duthie, art director; Kathleen Ankers, production designer.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN ART DIRECTION / SET DECORATION /SCENIC DESIGN FOR A DRAMA SERIES

“As the World Turns,” CBS. Patrick Howe, production designer; Tim Goodmanson, art director; Dennis Donegan, Catherine McKenney, Paul Hickey, set decorators.

“The Young and the Restless,” CBS. William Hultstrom, production designer; David Hoffmann, art director; Joseph Bevacqua, Andrea Joel, Fred Cooper, set decorators

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN CASTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

“All My Children,” ABC. Judy Blye Wilson, casting director.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SINGLE CAMERA PHOTOGRAPHY (FILM OR ELECTRONIC)

“The Face: Jesus in Art,” PBS. Dean Cundey, cinematographer.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN / STYLING

“Sesame Street,” PBS. Bill Kellard, Terry Roberson, costume designers; Stephen Rotondaro, Carol Binion, Fred Buchholz, Ed Christie, Michelle Hickey, Ann Marie Holdgruen, Larry Jameson, Rollie Krewson, Michael Schupbach, Erin Slattery, Karena Wienands, Connie Peterson, Tom Newby, Jason Weber, costume designers-Muppets.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN FOR A DRAMA SERIES

“All My Children,” ABC. Richard Schurkamp, Katherine Roth, Laura Drawbaugh, costume designers.

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING IN A GAME /AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION SHOW

“Win Ben Stein’s Money,” Comedy Central. Dennis Rosenblatt, director.

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING IN A TALK SHOW

“The Rosie O’Donnell Show,” syndicated. Deborah A. Miller, director.

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING IN A SERVICE SHOW

“This Old House,” PBS. Russell Morash, director.

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING IN A CHILDREN’S SERIES

“The Book of Pooh,” Disney Channel. Mitchell Kriegman, Dean Gordon, directors

“Sesame Street,” PBS. Emily Squires, Ted May, Steven Feldman, Victor Dinapoli, Jim Martin, Lisa Simon, Ken Diego, directors

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING IN A CHILDREN’S SPECIAL

“My Louisiana Sky,” Showtime. Adam Arkin, director.

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS DIRECTING

“75th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,” NBC. Gary Halvorson, director.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SINGLE CAMERA EDITING

“V.I.P.,” syndicated. Roderick Davis, supervising editor; Tad Nyland, John Gilbert, editors.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MULTIPLE CAMERA EDITING

“Coming Up Roses,” CBS. Robert Bernstein, editor.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MULTIPLE CAMERA EDITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

“The Young and the Restless,” CBS. Marc Beruti, Rafael Gertel, Steve Pierron, Zoe Edgerton, Clayton E. Whitney, editors.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN HAIRSTYLING

“The View,” ABC. Marque, Deirdre Flaherty, Bryant Renfroe, hairstylists.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN HAIRSTYLING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

“As the World Turns,” CBS. Theresa Marra-Siliceo, key hairstylist; Lillian Cvecich, Veronica Bakalenik, Sari Yanishefsky, Elena Roulenko, hairstylists.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN LIGHTING DIRECTION

“Between the Lions,” PBS. Bill Berner, Mitchell Bogard, lighting designers.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A DRAMA SERIES

“As the World Turns,” CBS. Donna Larson, Nicholas Varacalli, lighting designers.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MAIN TITLE DESIGN

“Harold and the Purple Crayon,” HBO. Bob Hathcock, Tom Ellery, title designers

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP

“The View,” ABC. Eve Pearl, Elena George, Lori Klein, makeup artists.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP FOR A DRAMA SERIES

“As the World Turns,” CBS. Kevin Bennett, key makeup artist; Eldo Ray Estes, Stephane Glover-McGee, Anette Lian-Williams, John Perkins, makeup artists.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC DIRECTION AND COMPOSITION

“Sesame Street,” PBS. Mike Renzi, music director; Danny Epstein, Dave Conner, Tony Geiss, Stephen Lawrence, Glen Daum, composers.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC DIRECTION AND COMPOSITION FOR A DRAMA SERIES

“All My Children,” ABC. Terry Walker, music supervisor; A.J. Gundell, Jerry Pilato, music directors; Dominick Messinger, Gary Kuo, Mike Renzi, John Wineglass, Brian
Comotto, Loris Holland, Robbie Kondor, Ron Goodman, Peter Fish, composers.

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL SONG

“Barefoot Ballet,” “General Hospital,” ABC. Debi Cochran, lyricist; Christian Taylor, Wally Kurth, composers.

OUTSTANDING PERFORMER IN A CHILDREN’S SPECIAL

“My Louisiana Sky,” Showtime. Kelsey Keel, as Tiger.

OUTSTANDING PERFORMER IN AN ANIMATED PROGRAM

“Stanley,” Disney Channel. Charles Shaughnessy, as Dennis.

OUTSTANDING SERVICE SHOW HOST

“Martha Stewart Living,” syndicated. Martha Stewart, host.

OUTSTANDING CHILDREN’S SERIES

“Reading Rainbow,” PBS. Twila Liggett, Levar Burton, executive producers; Orly Wiseman, supervising producer; Elizabeth O’Mara, Nicole Silver, coordinating producers; Sudie Anning, Andy Ames, Don Boswell, Stacey Raider, Nan Schweiger, Ed Wiseman, producers.

OUTSTANDING SERVICE SHOW

“Wolfgang Puck,” Food Network. Robb Weller, Gary Grossman, Steve Lange, executive producers; Diane Demartino, supervising producer; Gordon Recht, Charlie Ryan, Lori Lepage, Steve Markowitz, Pia Kim, Aleana Stewart, producers.

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS SERIES

“AMC’s Behind the Screen With John Burke,” AMC. Marc Juris, Jessica Falcon, executive producers; Tony Gerber, supervising producer; Mary Tartaglione, producer; John Burke, host.

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS SPECIAL

“Beyond Tara: The Extraordinary Life of Hattie McDaniel,” AMC. Marc Juris, Jessica Falcon, executive producers; Madison Davis Lacy, Maia Harris, producers; Whoopi Goldberg, host.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND EDITING

“Off Season,” Showtime. Greg Stewart, supervising sound editor; Ian Emberton, sound effects editor; Wendy Romano, dialogue editor; Tony Gort, sound editor; Patrick Clark, music editor.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND EDITING — SPECIAL CLASS

“Men in Black — The Series,” the WB. Roshaun Hawley, dialogue editor; Paca Thomas, sound effects editor; Dan Cubert, dialogue editor; Marc S. Perlman, supervising music editor.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN LIVE & DIRECT TO TAPE SOUND MIXING

The View,” ABC. Jack Kestenbaum, Tim Pankewicz, John Sorrento, Vann Weller, production mixers.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN LIVE & DIRECT TO TAPE SOUND MIXING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

“The Bold and the Beautiful,” CBS. Jennifer Spangler, Clyde Kaplan, Brian Connell, production mixers; Jerry Martz, Daniel Lecuna, re-recording mixers; Dave Golba, Jim Hope, Stan Sweeney, boom operators.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND MIXING

The Zack Files,” ABC Family. Stephen Traub, Ric Jurgens, re-recording mixers.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND MIXING — SPECIAL CLASS

“Sesame Street,” PBS. Richard Maitland, sfx mixer; Blake Norton, production mixer; Bob Schott, re-recording mixer.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN TECHNICAL DIRECTION / ELECTRONIC CAMERA /VIDEO CONTROL

“Hollywood Squares,” syndicated. Bob Ennis, technical director; Allen Latter, senior video; Wayne Getchell, Hank Geving, Greg Grouwinkel, Sandra Harris, Thomas Luth, Tracey Lawrence, Les Nourse, electronic camera.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN TECHNICAL DIRECTION / ELECTRONIC CAMERA /VIDEO CONTROL FOR A DRAMA SERIES

“All My Children,” ABC. Howard Zweig, Michael V. Pomarico, technical directors; Robert Ambrico, Jason Cullum, Adam Keith, Mary Mcilwain, Joseph Puleo, Chris Mauro, electronic camera; Virginia Higgins, Steve Kuebler, video control.

OUTSTANDING WRITING IN A CHILDREN’S SERIES

“Sesame Street,” PBS. Lou Berger, head writer; Molly Boylan, Sara Compton, Annie Evans, Christine Ferraro, Judy Freudberg, Tony Geiss, Ian James, Emily Kingsley, David Korr, Sonia Manzano, Joey Mazzarino, Cathi Rosenberg-Turow, Adam Rudman, Nancy Sans, Luis Santiero, Josh Selig, Belinda Ward, John Weidman, Mo Willems, writers.

OUTSTANDING WRITING IN A CHILDREN’S SPECIAL

“Off Season,” Showtime. Glenn Gers, writer.

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