The 2020 Daytime Emmy Nominations were announced today and like clockwork, there’s several nominations for Sesame Street. But this year, they’re in good company – Sesame Workshop’s Helpsters and Ghostwriter have also received several nominations, as well as a few for Muppet Babies!

We present you with the list of nominations, and the winners will be announced during the televised ceremony on CBS on June 26th!

Outstanding Preschool Children’s Series

  • Sesame Street
  • Helpsters

Outstanding Short Format Children’s Program

  • Muppet Babies: Play Date
  • Sesame Street in Communities: A Place for You
  • Sesame Street in Communities: Meet Salia

Outstanding Special Class Special

  • Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Outstanding Daytime Promotional Announcement – Brand Image Campaign – Network or Program

  • Sesame Street: 50th Memories: #ThisIsMyStreet Campaign

Outstanding Principal Performance in a Daytime Program

  • Ryan Dillion as Elmo, Lefty the Salesman, Don Music – Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Outstanding Performer in a Preschool Animated Program

  • Eric Bauza as Fozzie Bear, Bunsen, Robin, Mr. Statler – Muppet Babies
  • Matt Danner as Kermit, Rowlf, Mr. Waldorf, Beaker, Chef – Muppet Babies

Outstanding Host for a Daytime Program

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt – Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Outstanding Writing for a Children’s or Young Adult Program

  • Ghostwriter
  • Helpsters
  • Sesame Street

Outstanding Writing for a Special Class Special

  • Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Outstanding Directing for a Preschool Animated Program

  • Muppet Babies

Outstanding Directing for a Children’s or Young Adult Program

  • Ghostwriter
  • Sesame Street

Outstanding Original Song

  • “Hooray Hooray, We’re On Our Way” – 93rd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Outstanding Main Title and Graphic Design for a Live Action Program

  • Ghostwriter
  • Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Outstanding Lighting Direction

  • Ghostwriter
  • Sesame Street

Outstanding Technical Team

  • Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Outstanding Cinematography

  • Ghostwriter

Outstanding Single Camera Editing

  • Helpsters

Outstanding Multiple Camera Editing

  • Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Outstanding Sound Mixing

  • Sesame Street

Outstanding Sound Editing for a Live Action Program

  • Ghostwriter

Outstanding Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design

  • Sesame Street

Outstanding Costume Design/Styling

  • Ghostwriter
  • Helpsters

Outstanding Special Effects Costume, Makeup and Hairstyling

  • Ghostwriter
  • Helpsters
  • Sesame Street

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By Shane Keating

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