Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Special

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The Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Special was an Emmy award given to television programming aimed towards children.[1] Television movies, dramatic specials, and non-fiction programming were all eligible. The award had been presented since the inaugural year; however, it was quietly retired after 2007.[2]

Winners and Nominees[edit]

Winners in bold

Outstanding Children's Entertainment Special[edit]

1974

1975

  • The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People ("Harlequinade") (CBS)
  • The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People ("What Makes a Gershwin Tune a Gershwin Tune?") (CBS)
  • The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People ("Ailey Celebrates Ellington") (CBS)

1976

1977

1978

1979

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

Outstanding Children's Informational Special[edit]

1976

1977

1978

  • ABC Afterschool Specials ("Very Good Friends") (ABC)
  • The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People ("Henry Winkler Meets William Shakespeare") (CBS)

1979

  • Razzamatazz (CBS)
  • The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People ("The Secret of Charles Dickens") (CBS)

1980

  • The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People ("Why a Conductor") (CBS)
  • The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People ("Make 'Em Laugh: A Young People's Comedy Concert") (CBS)

1981

  • The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People ("Julie Andrews' Invitation to the Dance with Rudolf Nureyev") (CBS)
  • On the Level ("Side by Side - Prejudice") (PBS)

1982

1984

Outstanding Children's Anthology/Dramatic Programming[edit]

1980

Outstanding Children's Special[edit]

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

  • In His Father's Shoes (Showtime)
  • Assignment Discovery ("The Science of HIV") (Discovery Channel)
  • Bong & Donnell (HBO)
  • Letters from Africa (Disney Channel)
  • The Royale (AMC)

1999

2000

2001

  • Run the Wild Fields (Showtime)
  • A Storm in the Summer (Showtime)
  • Ratz (Showtime)
  • The Sandy Bottom Orchestra (Showtime)
  • What Matters: 2001 Millennium Special (HBO)

2002

2003

Outstanding Children/Youth/Family Special[edit]

2004

  • The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie (Showtime)
  • Reality Matters ("Deadly Desires") (Discovery Channel)
  • The Maldonado Miracle (Showtime)

2005

2006

  • Reality Matters ("Teen Sexuality") (Discovery Channel)
  • Saving a Species ("Sharks at Risk") (Discovery Channel)

2007

  • Saving a Species ("The Great Penguin Rescue") (Discovery Kids)
  • The Great Polar Bear Adventure (Discovery Kids)
  • A Year on Earth (Discovery Kids)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Press Release". Retrieved 29 July 2014.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Overview". Retrieved 29 July 2014.