Beat Bugs lands Daytime Emmy nomination

Aussie-created animated series Beat Bugs has been nominated in the Daytime Emmy technical & craft awards.

The Josh Wakley series, produced from Seven and Netflix, is up for:

Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated Program
Outstanding Directing in a Preschool Animated Program
Outstanding Main Title and Graphic Designer
Outstanding Sound Mixing – Preschool Animated Program
Outstanding Sound Editing – Preschool Animated Program

“I am so grateful for this recognition. We had the privilege of bringing The Beatles songs to a new generation through a show that Seven and Netflix passionately believed in, and I thank the entire Beat Bugs team of extraordinary craftspeople and artists,” said Wakely.

Therese Hegarty, Seven’s Director, Content Distribution & Rights, said: “These nominations add to the huge regard in which we hold our partnership with Josh and his team on the Beat Bugs project. Josh promised a creative vision that Seven was excited to support and he has delivered an extraordinary series to the global market that we are proud to be associated with.”

Yesterday the series was also put in the running for a Logie Award.

Daytime Emmy nominations include:

Outstanding Drama Series
The Bold and the Beautiful
Days of Our Lives
General Hospital
The Young and the Restless

Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Animated Program
Ask the StoryBots
Peg+Cat
The Snowy Day
Tumble Leaf
Wallykazam!

Outstanding Children’s Animated Program
Disney Milo Murphy’s Law
Dragons: Race to the Edge+
LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures
The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show
Lost in Oz: Extended Adventure

Outstanding Game Show
Celebrity Name Game
Family Feud
Jeopardy!
Let’s Make a Deal
The Price Is Right

Outstanding Legal / Courtroom Program
Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court
Judge Judy
The People’s Court
Hot Bench
Judge Mathis

Outstanding Lifestyle Program
Flea Market Flip
George to the Rescue
Home Made Simple
Lake Life
Open House

Outstanding Talk Show / Informative
The Dr. Oz Show
The Chew
Steve Harvey
Larry King Now
The Kitchen

Outstanding Talk Show / Entertainment
The Talk
The View
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Maury
Live with Kelly

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Nancy Lee Grahn, General Hospital
Gina Tognoni, The Young and the Restless
Heather Tom, The Bold and the Beautiful
Jess Walton, The Young and the Restless
Laura Wright, General Hospital

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Peter Bergman, The Young and the Restless
Scott Clifton, The Bold and the Beautiful
Billy Flynn, Days of Our Lives
Vincent Irizarry, Days of Our Lives
Kristoff St. John, The Young and the Restless

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Stacy Haiduk, The Young and the Restless
Anna Maria Horsford, The Bold and the Beautiful
Finola Hughes, General Hospital
Kate Mansi, Days of Our Lives
Kelly Sullivan, The Young and the Restless

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
John Aniston, Days of Our Lives
Steve Burton, The Young and the Restless
Chad Duell, General Hospital
Jeffrey Vincent Parise,General Hospital
James Reynolds, Days of Our Lives

Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host
Mario Batali, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly, Daphne Oz, Michael Symon, The Chew
Dr. Mehmet Oz, The Dr. Oz Show
Steve Harvey, Steve Harvey
Larry King, Larry King Now
Sunny Anderson, Katie Lee, Jeff Mauro, Marcela Valladolid, Geoffrey Zakarian, The Kitchen
Chris Hedges, On Contact

Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host
Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler, Sheryl Underwood, The Talk
Wendy Williams, The Wendy Williams Show
Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Candace Cameron Bure, Raven Symone, Paula Faris, Sara Haines, Jedediah Bila, Sunny Hostin, The View
Harry Connick Jr., Harry
Tamar Braxton, Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai, Tamera Mowry-Housley, The Real
Kelly Ripa, Live With Kelly

Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team
The Bold and the Beautiful
Days of Our Lives
General Hospital
The Young and the Restless

Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team
The Bold and the Beautiful
Days of Our Lives
General Hospital
The Young and the Restless

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