MUMBAI: Disney Channel was nominated
in nine categories for the 32 Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.
Its sister studio, Walt Disney Television Animation,
was also honoured with seven nominations.
The hit action-comedy Disney's Kim Possible received
its highest ever five nominations. The animated series
received outstanding children's animated programme and
outstanding performer for the voice of Kim Possible,
actress Christy Carlson Romano.
Kim Possible an action-comedy is about a girl who can
do anything, including saving the world. The series
was produced by Walt Disney Television Animation.
It is the first animated series to become a Disney
Channel Original Movie, Kim Possible Movie: So the Drama
premiering next month. Currently, the series airs daily
on Disney Channel and will also be added to Toon Disney's
line-up in April.
Disney Channel Worldwide, president Rich Ross said,
"What a thrill it is to lead the cable industry
in nominations and we are so happy that like our viewers
and affiliates, our industry peers continue to recognize
our excellent programming for preschoolers and kids
in both the live-action and animated genres, especially
the stand-out Kim Possible."
Walt Disney Television Animation, president Barry Blumberg,
said, "These nominations are particularly rewarding
because they affirm the individual creative talent and
the great teamwork here at Walt Disney TV Animation."
Nominated in the Outstanding Children's Animated Program
category are "Kim Possible" creators/executive
producers Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle, directors
David Block, Steve Loter and Lisa Schaffer, and writers
Bill Motz and Bob Roth.
Composer Adam Berry was nominated for the series in
the outstanding achievement in music direction and composition
category. Melissa Ellis and Fil Brown were nominated
in the outstanding achievement in sound mixing - live
action and animation category. Paca Thomas, Robbi Smith
and Marc Perlman were nominated in the category outstanding
achievement in sound editing - live action and animation.
Another series from Walt Disney Television Animation,
the international hit Lilo & Stitch: The Series
and its composer Mike Tavera, were nominated in the
category outstanding achievement in music direction
Two series seen during Disney Channel's learning-based
preschool block, Playhouse Disney, also received nominations.
Rolie Polie Olie from creator/executive producer William
Joyce was nominated in the outstanding special class
animated program and directors Mitchell Kriegman, John
Ludwig and Dean Gordon were nominated for outstanding
directing in a children's series for The Book of Pooh.