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(1983– )

Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards 1996

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Program
Twila Liggett
Tony Buttino
LeVar Burton
Cecily Truett
Larry Lancit
Orly Wiseman
Robin Fogelman
Mark Mannucci
Stacey Raider
Ronnie Krauss
Jill Gluckson
Kathy Kinsner
For the special "Act Against Violence".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1985

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Program
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
Tony Buttino (executive producer)
Cecily Truett (producer)
Larry Lancit (producer)

CINE Competition 2006

Won
CINE Golden Eagle
Telecast - Professional Non-Fiction Division: Children's Programs
Nan Schweiger (producer)
Sudie Anning (producer)
Ed Wiseman (producer/director)
Twila Liggett (writer)
GPN Educational Media
For episode "Beegu"
Telecast - Professional Non-Fiction Division: Children's Programs
Nan Schweiger (producer)
Sudie Anning (producer)
Ed Wiseman (producer/director)
Ronnie Krauss (writer)
GPN Educational Media
For episode "Two Old Potatoes and Me"

Daytime Emmy Awards 2007

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
LeVar Burton (executive producer)
John Grant (executive producer)
Orly Wiseman (supervising producer)
Nikki Silver (supervising producer)
Sudie Anning (producer)
Ed Wiseman (producer)
Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Ronnie Krauss
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Photography (Film or Electronic)
Jimmy O'Donnell
Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition
Stephen Horelick (music director)
Outstanding Achievement in Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing
Gary Silver (re-recording mixer)
Paul Cote (re-recording mixer)
Outstanding Sound Mixing - Live Action and Animation
Billy Gardner (re-recording mixer)
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Daytime Emmy Awards 2005

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Photography (Film or Electronic)
Jimmy O'Donnell (director of photography)
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing
Juantxo Royo
Michael Chomet
Tony Breuer
Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Ronnie Krauss (writer)
Jill Gluckson (writer)
Outstanding Children's Series
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
LeVar Burton (executive producer)
Orly Wiseman (supervising producer)
Nikki Silver (supervising producer)
David C. McCourt (supervising producer)
Ed Wiseman (producer)
Sudie Anning (producer)
Nan Schweiger (producer)
Don Boswell (producer)
Pamela Johnson (producer)
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Achievement in Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing
Paul Cote (production mixer)
Gary Silver (production mixer)
Billy Gardner (re-recording mixer)

Daytime Emmy Awards 2003

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Single Camera Editing
Juantxo Royo (editor)
Joe Comperiati (editor)
Matt Hensel (editor)
Robert Wetteland (editor)
Tied with A Wedding Story (1996).
Outstanding Children's Series
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
LeVar Burton (executive producer)
Orly Wiseman (producer)
Nikki Silver (producer)
Elizabeth O'Mara (producer)
Ed Wiseman (producer)
Sudie Anning (producer)
Nan Schweiger (producer)
Don Boswell (producer)
Pamela Johnson (producer)
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Photography (Film or Electronic)
Joel Shapiro (director of photography)
Ari Haberberg (director of photography)
Jimmy O'Donnell (director of photography)
Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Ed Wiseman (director)
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Achievement in Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing
Gary Silver (production mixer)
Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Susan Kim (writer)
Ronnie Krauss (writer)

Daytime Emmy Awards 2002

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Children's Series
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
LeVar Burton (executive producer)
Orly Wiseman (supervising producer)
Elizabeth O'Mara (coordinating producer)
Nikki Silver (coordinating producer)
Sudie Anning (producer)
Andrew Ames (producer)
Don Boswell (producer)
Stacey Raider (producer)
Nan Schweiger (producer)
Ed Wiseman (producer)
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Photography (Film or Electronic)
Ari Haberberg (director of photography)
Joel Shapiro (director of photography)
Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Ed Wiseman
Outstanding Achievement in Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing
Gary Silver (production mixer)
Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Susan Kim (writer)
Jill Gluckson (writer)
Outstanding Single Camera Editing
Juantxo Royo (editor)
Douglas Schuetz (editor)
Laura Young (editor)

Daytime Emmy Awards 2001

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Photography (Film or Electronic)
Kevin Lombard
Ari Haberberg
Joel Shapiro
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Children's Series
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
LeVar Burton (executive producer)
Larry Lancit (supervising producer)
Cecily Truett (supervising producer)
Orly Wiseman (supervising producer)
Stacey Raider (producer)
Nikki Silver (producer)
Ed Wiseman (producer)
Nan Schweiger (producer)
Don Boswell (producer)
Rob Stork (producer)
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Larry Lancit
Ed Wiseman
Kevin Lombard
Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Ronnie Krauss
Rob Stork
Cecily Truett
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing
Juantxo Royo
Douglas Schuetz

Daytime Emmy Awards 1999

Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
LeVar Burton (executive producer)
Tony Buttino (executive producer)
Cecily Truett (supervising producer)
Larry Lancit (supervising producer)
Orly Wiseman (supervising producer)
Stacey Raider
Ed Wiseman
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Ed Wiseman
Larry Lancit
Mark Mannucci
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Photography (Film or Electronic)
Kevin Lombard
Joel Shapiro
Ari Haberberg
Outstanding Single Camera Editing
Dena Mermelstein
Juantxo Royo
Steve Pequignot
Outstanding Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing
Lee Murphy (post-production mixer)
Gary Silver (production mixer)
Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Ronnie Krauss
Cecily Truett
Jill Gluckson

Daytime Emmy Awards 1998

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
LeVar Burton (executive producer)
Tony Buttino (executive producer)
Cecily Truett (supervising producer)
Larry Lancit (supervising producer)
Orly Wiseman (supervising producer)
Jill Gluckson (senior producer)
Kathy Kinsner (producer)
Stacey Raider (producer)
Ronnie Krauss (producer)
Outstanding Achievement in Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing
Lee Murphy (re-recording mixer)
Gary Silver (production mixer)
Judy Karp (production mixer)
Paul Cote (production mixer)
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Ed Wiseman
Mark Mannucci
Kevin Lombard
Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Ronnie Krauss
Jill Gluckson
Billy Aronson
McPaul Smith
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Photography
Kevin Lombard
Joel Shapiro
Nicholas Hutak
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing
Richard A. Fernandes
Tony Breuer
Michael Berenbaum

Daytime Emmy Awards 1997

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
LeVar Burton (executive producer)
Tony Buttino (executive producer)
Orly Wiseman (supervising producer)
Larry Lancit (supervising producer)
Cecily Truett (supervising producer)
Jill Gluckson (senior producer)
Stacey Raider (producer)
Ronnie Krauss (producer)
Outstanding Single Camera Photography
Kevin Lombard
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Ed Wiseman
Mark Mannucci
Kevin Lombard
Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Lee Hunkins
Ronnie Krauss
Outstanding Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing
Gary Silver (production mixer)
Lee Murphy (re-recording mixer)
Outstanding Single Camera Editing
Tony Breuer
Richard A. Fernandes
Michael Chomet

Daytime Emmy Awards 1996

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Tony Buttino (executive producer)
LeVar Burton (executive producer)
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
Cecily Truett (supervising producer)
Orly Wiseman (supervising producer)
Larry Lancit (supervising producer)
Ronnie Krauss (producer)
Robin Fogelman (producer)
Stacey Raider (producer)
Kathy Kinsner (producer)
Mark Mannucci (producer)
Jill Gluckson (producer)
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Mark Mannucci
Ed Wiseman
Larry Lancit
Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Mark Eisman
Andrew Gutelle
Ronnie Krauss
Jill Gluckson
Lee Hunkins
Susan Kim
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Photography
Kevin Lombard
Outstanding Makeup
Randy Houston Mercer
Stephanie Cozart Burton
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing
Tony Breuer
Michael Chomet
Richard A. Fernandes
Outstanding Live and Tape Sound Mixing
Buzz Turner (production mixer)
Gary Silver (production mixer)
Lee Murphy (post-production mixer)

Daytime Emmy Awards 1995

Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Ed Wiseman
Mark Mannucci
Outstanding Single Camera Photography
Kevin Lombard
Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Ronnie Krauss
Susan Kim
Andrew Gutelle
Outstanding Children's Series
Orly Berger (supervising producer)
LeVar Burton (executive producer)
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
Tony Buttino (executive producer)
Stacey Raider (producer)
Larry Lancit (supervising producer)
Cecily Truett (supervising producer)
Ed Wiseman (producer)
Jill Gluckson (senior producer)
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing
Richard A. Fernandes
Michael Chomet
James C. Wright

Daytime Emmy Awards 1994

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Ed Wiseman
Mark Mannucci
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Photography
Randy Drummond
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Andrew Gutelle
Ronnie Krauss
Outstanding Children's Series
Orly Berger (supervising producer)
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
Tony Buttino (executive producer)
LeVar Burton (contributing producer)
Robin Fogelman (producer)
Stacey Raider (producer)
Jill Gluckson (producer)
Cecily Truett (supervising producer)
Larry Lancit (supervising producer)

Daytime Emmy Awards 1993

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
Tony Buttino (executive producer)
Cecily Truett (supervising producer)
Larry Lancit (supervising producer)
Orly Berger (supervising producer)
LeVar Burton (contributing producer)
Ronnie Krauss (producer)
Jill Gluckson (producer)
Kathy Kinsner (producer)
Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Ed Wiseman (series director)
Mark Mannucci (series director)
Outstanding Achievement in Live and Tape Sound Mixing and Sound Effects
Gary Silver (production mixer)
Lee Murphy (post-production/principal sound effects)
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Photography
Randy Drummond
Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Ronnie Krauss
Jill Gluckson
Andrew Gutelle
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing
James C. Wright

Daytime Emmy Awards 1992

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Larry Lancit
Ed Wiseman
Mark Mannucci
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Ronnie Krauss
Jill Gluckson
Outstanding Children's Series
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
Tony Buttino (executive producer)
Cecily Truett (supervising producer)
Larry Lancit (supervising producer)
Orly Berger (supervising producer)
LeVar Burton (contributing producer)
Jill Gluckson (producer)
Ronnie Krauss (producer)
Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing
James C. Wright
Outstanding Achievement in Live and Tape Sound Mixing and Sound Effects
Gary Silver (production mixer)
Lee Murphy (post-production mixer/sound effects)

Daytime Emmy Awards 1991

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Videotape Editing
James C. Wright (videotape editor)
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Children's Series
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
Tony Buttino (executive producer)
Cecily Truett (supervising producer)
Larry Lancit (supervising producer)
Orly Berger (supervising producer)
LeVar Burton (contributing producer)
Ronnie Krauss (producer)
Jill Gluckson (producer)
Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series
Ronnie Krauss
Andrew Gutelle
Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Mark Mannucci
Hugh Martin
Larry Lancit
Ed Wiseman

Daytime Emmy Awards 1990

Won
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
Tony Buttino (executive producer)
Cecily Truett (supervising producer/producer)
Larry Lancit (supervising producer)
Orly Berger (producer)
Jill Gluckson (producer)
Ronnie Krauss (producer)
LeVar Burton (contributing producer)
Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Directing in a Children's Series
Dean Parisot
For episode "Ludlow Laughs"

Daytime Emmy Awards 1989

Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Children's Series
Twila Liggett (executive producer)
Tony Buttino (executive producer)
Cecily Truett (supervising producer)
Larry Lancit (supervising producer)
Orly Berger (producer)
Jill Gluckson (producer)
Ronnie Krauss (producer)

Daytime Emmy Awards 1987

Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in Children's Programming
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".
Outstanding Videotape Editing
James C. Wright

Daytime Emmy Awards 1986

Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Performer in Children's Programming
LeVar Burton
For playing "Himself".

Image Awards 2005

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series/Special
LeVar Burton

Image Awards 2003

Won
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series or Special
LeVar Burton

Image Awards 2002

Won
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
LeVar Burton
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Youth or Children's Series/Special

Image Awards 2001

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Youth or Children's Series/Special
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
LeVar Burton

Image Awards 1999

Won
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
LeVar Burton
Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Youth or Children's Series/Special

Image Awards 1998

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Youth or Children's Series/Special
For episode "Hip Cat".
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
LeVar Burton

Image Awards 1997

Nominated
Image Award
Outstanding Youth or Children's Series/Special

Image Awards 1996

Won
Image Award
Outstanding Educational/Informational Youth or Children's Series/Special
For the special "Act Against Violence".

Image Awards 1995

Won
Image Award
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
LeVar Burton

Online Film & Television Association 2003

Won
OFTA Television Award
Best Children's Series

Online Film & Television Association 2002

Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Children's Series

Online Film & Television Association 2001

Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Children's Series

Online Film & Television Association 1999

Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Children's Series

Online Film & Television Association 1998

Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Children's Series

Online Film & Television Association 1997

Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Children's Series

Peabody Awards 1993

Won
Peabody Award
GPN
For episode "The Wall".

Television Critics Association Awards 2003

Won
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Children's Programming
Nominated
Heritage Award

Television Critics Association Awards 1989

Nominated
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Children's Programming

Writers Guild of America, USA 2007

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Children's Episodic & Specials
Ronnie Krauss
For episode "Show Way".

Writers Guild of America, USA 2006

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Children's Script - Episodic & Specials
Ronnie Krauss
For episode "Visiting Day".

Writers Guild of America, USA 1997

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Children's Script
Ron Krauss
For episode "Fly Away Home".

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