The StoryBots are returning to the Emmys! The hit Netflix Original series Ask the StoryBots today received a fantastic five nominations for the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, including one for Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated Series.
The nominations come on the heels of Ask the StoryBots’ Annie Award win last month for best animated TV program for preschool children. Both the Annie win and the Emmy nods recognize the series’ critically-acclaimed second season, in which the colorful and curious characters go on incredible adventures to help answer kids’ biggest questions, like “what is electricity?”, “how do ears hear?” and “why can’t I eat dessert all time?”.
In total, the StoryBots have now amassed 17 lifetime Emmy nominations. The show’s first season won the Emmy for Outstanding Interactive Media, while the show’s holiday special, A StoryBots Christmas, received the awards for Outstanding Special Class Animated Program and Outstanding Directing in a Preschool Animated Program.
The five nominations for the second season of Ask the StoryBots are:
- Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated Series
- Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated Program
- Outstanding Directing in a Preschool Animated Program
- Outstanding Performer in a Children’s, Family Viewing or Special Class Program (for Edward Norton as Gary the Electronics Salesman)
- Outstanding Interactive Media for a Daytime Program
The Daytime Emmys are awarded by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). Winners will be announced at ceremonies at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on May 3 and 5. A full list of nominations is available here.