Ask the StoryBots Nominated for BAFTA Kids’ Award

Ask the StoryBots is a hit on both sides of the pond!

The Netflix original series was just nominated for best International program at the prestigious British Academy Children’s Awards. Our nomination marks the first ever for Netflix at the Children’s Awards (along with The Little Prince, recognized in the Feature Film category).

Hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), the awards honor the best in children’s media. Winners will be announced at a ceremony in London on November 26.

Ask the StoryBots has already proven to be a favorite stateside. In its first season, the Netflix original series has picked up a Daytime Emmy Award (with five additional nominations), was one of just two children’s shows recognized by the Peabody Awards, and was additionally honored by the Kids !magination Awards and Annie Awards.

Find out what all the buzz is about and start watching Ask the StoryBots now!

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Ask the StoryBots Named Peabody Award Finalist

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When it rains, it pours! On the heels of six Daytime Emmy Award nominations, Netflix’s Ask the StoryBots has today been named a finalist at the 76th Annual Peabody Awards.

One of media’s most prestigious honors, the Peabody Awards recognize “the most compelling and empowering stories released in electronic media” in the past year. Most impressively, from more than 1,200 total entries, Ask the StoryBots is one of only two finalists in the children’s programming category.

The 60 Peabody finalists – which include groundbreaking programming like OJ: Made in AmericaAtlantaStranger ThingsVeep and Beyonce’s Lemonade film – will be narrowed down to 30 winners, and all will be celebrated at a gala event in New York on May 20 (airing on PBS and Fusion on June 2).

The StoryBots team is beyond honored to be recognized alongside such innovative, brilliant and creative work! A full list of finalists is available here.

Ask the StoryBots Nabs Six Daytime Emmy Award Nominations

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Beep, Boop, Bing, Bang and Bo will be hitting the red carpet this spring as Netflix original series Ask the StoryBots – the inaugural TV show based on the popular children’s digital educational brand – nabbed an impressive six nominations for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, including one for Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated Program.

StoryBots’ hit multi-platform learning program – which includes Parents’ Choice Award-winning iOS apps and web-based content and the Teachers’ Choice Award-winning StoryBots Classroom – was itself nominated in the Outstanding Interactive Media – Enhancement to a Daytime Program or Series category.

Other nominations for Ask the StoryBots include:

  • Outstanding Directing in a Preschool Animated Program
  • Outstanding Main Title and Graphic Design
  • Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Preschool Animated Program
  • Outstanding Sound Editing for a Preschool Animated Program

Ask the StoryBots, which premiered August 2016 on Netflix, follows the adventures of the StoryBots, curious and colorful little creatures who live in the world beneath our screens, as they journey to the outside world to answer real kids’ questions, like “how does night happen?” or “why do I need to brush my teeth?”.

The series has received rave reviews from parents, kids and teachers alike and was previously nominated for best preschool animated series at the Annie Awards. A companion series, StoryBots Super Songs, premiered in October of last year and is available on both Netflix and YouTube.

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 April 28 and 30. A full list of nominations is available here.