LITTON ENTERTAINMENT HONORED WITH FIVE AWARDS AT THE 43RD ANNUAL DAYTIME ENTERTAINMENT EMMY AWARDS®
Burbank, CA (May 2, 2016)- Dave Morgan, CEO and President of Litton Entertainment, announced today that Litton Entertainment and its partners have been honored by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) with five awards at the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards. Litton’s nominated programs include the first original scripted drama series to be part of the three-hour television block titled CBS DREAM TEAM, IT’S EPIC! as well as the LITTON’S WEEKEND ADVENTURE block that airs on ABC stations nationwide.
The winners are:
CBS Dream Team, It’s Epic!
Outstanding Performer in a Children's or Pre-School Children's Series – Jessica Lundy
Outstanding Writing Special Class
Outstanding Special Class Series
Litton’s Weekend Adventure
Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin
Outstanding Lifestyle/Travel/Children's Series Host -- Jeff Corwin
Outstanding Children's Series
“Congratulations to all of our esteemed talent, producers and crew for their well-deserved accolades from the leading authorities on quality programming. Thank you to our ABC Owned Station partners, ABC affiliated television stations, the CBS Network, for their continued support of our inspiring television series,” commented Dave Morgan.
About Litton Entertainment
Litton Entertainment is the preeminent independent producer and distributor in the U.S. television industry creating and distributing quality programming for over twenty years. Litton’s Weekend Adventure, produced by Litton Studios, was the first program block of its kind and airs Saturdays on ABC stations nationwide. Litton’s Weekend Adventure features original E/I series including Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown, Emmy® winning Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin, Emmy® winning Rock the Park, Emmy® winning Born to Explore with Richard Wiese, Emmy® nominated Sea Rescue and Emmy® nominated The Wildlife Docs. Litton Entertainment provides CBS Network with six original programs for Saturday mornings called CBS Dream Team: It’s Epic!, including Emmy® winning Lucky Dog, Emmy® winning The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation with Mo Rocca, The Inspectors, Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Hidden Heroes, and Emmy® nominated Game Changers with Kevin Frazier. Litton also provides The CW Network with One Magnificent Morning, a five hour destination featuring E/I programming in its second season and on October 1st, 2016 Litton will begin providing NBC stations six original E/I series under the iconic brand, The More You Know. Litton’s syndication and news division distributes a diverse slate of programs including the new E/I block Go Time! launching in Fall 2016 and Consumer Reports TV and The Consumer Alert News Network. For more information about Litton Entertainment, visit www.litton.tv.
Public Relations Contact: Meg LaVigne, President of Television, Litton Entertainment