“Heartstopper” Leads Winners at 1st Annual Children’s & Family Emmys

Heartstopper Renewed For Season 2 and 3 On NetflixThe National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has announced the winners today of the first Annual Children’s & Family Creative Arts Emmy® Awards.

Heartstopper took the most awards of the night, with four, including best guest performance in a preschool, children’s or young teen program (Heartstopper) for Olivia Colman, and outstanding lead performance in a preschool, children’s or young teen program for Kit Connor.

Netflix’s superhero series Kid Cosmic also took multiple awards, winning two for achievement in animation.

NATAS had created the Children’s and Family Emmy Awards to recognize the best in children’s and family television.

The event was hosted by JoJo Siwa (Dec. 10) and Jack McBrayer (Dec. 11) and took place this evening at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.

See full list of winners:

Outstanding Preschool Series
Helpsters (Apple TV+)
The Not-Too-Late Show With Elmo: Game Edition (HBO Max)
WINNER: Sesame Street (HBO Max)
Tab Time (YouTube Originals)
Waffles + Mochi (Netflix)

Outstanding Children’s or Family Viewing Series
The Astronauts (Nickelodeon)
WINNER: The Baby-Sitters Club (Netflix)
Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock (Apple TV+)
Raising Dion (Netflix)
Secrets of Sulphur Springs (Disney Channel)

Outstanding Young Teen Series
Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. (Disney+)
First Day (Hulu)
WINNER: Heartstopper (Netflix)
High School Musical: The Musical – the Series (Disney+)
The Mysterious Benedict Society (Disney+)

Outstanding Fiction Special
Better Nate Than Ever (Disney+)
Muppets Haunted Mansion (Disney+)
See Us Coming Together: A Sesame Street Special (HBO Max)
WINNER: Sneakerella (Disney+)
Spin (Disney Channel)
Waffles + Mochi’s Holiday Feast (Netflix)

Outstanding Nonfiction Program
Hi I’m Sevy (Magnolia Network)
Kids Baking Championship (Food Network)
Nick News (Nickelodeon)
Sesame Street in Communities: Talking About Race (YouTube.com)
WINNER: Who Are You, Charlie Brown? (Apple TV+)

Outstanding Preschool Animated Series
WINNER: Ada Twist, Scientist (Netflix)
Molly of Denali (PBS)
Octonauts: Above & Beyond (Netflix)
Santiago of the Seas (Nickelodeon)
Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum (PBS)

Outstanding Animated Series
WINNER: City of Ghosts (Netflix)
The Cuphead Show! (Netflix)
The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder (Disney+)
Star Trek: Prodigy (Paramount+)
A Tale Dark & Grimm (Netflix)

Outstanding Special Class Animated Program
El Deafo (Apple TV+)
WINNER: Hilda and the Mountain King (Netflix)
Hotel Transylvania: Transformania (Amazon Prime Video)
Maya and the Three (Netflix)
Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans (Netflix)

Outstanding Short Form Program
Ciao Alberto (Disney+)
Little Bird (Vimeo)
Rhymes through Times (Noggin)
Sesame Street in Communities – Explaining Race | #ComingTogether (YouTube.com)
WINNER: We the People (Netflix)

Outstanding Lead Performance in a Preschool, Children’s or Young Teen Program
WINNER: Kit Connor as Nick Nelson, Heartstopper (Netflix)
Loretta Devine as M’Dear, Family Reunion (Netflix)
Mark Feuerstein as Watson Brewer, The Baby-Sitters Club (Netflix)
Joe Locke as Charlie Spring, Heartstopper (Netflix)
Alicia Silverstone as Elizabeth Thomas-Brewer, The Baby-Sitters Club (Netflix)
Rueby Wood as Nate, Better Nate Than Ever (Disney+)

Outstanding Supporting Performance in a Preschool, Children’s or Young Teen Program
Adeel Akhtar as Aditya Singh, Sweet Tooth (Netflix)
WINNER: Nonso Anozie as Tommy Jepperd, Sweet Tooth (Netflix)
Yasmin Finney as Elle Argent, Heartstopper (Netflix)
William Gao as Tao Xu, Heartstopper (Netflix)
Lisa Kudrow as Aunt Heidi, Better Nate Than Ever (Disney+)

Outstanding Younger Performer in a Preschool, Children’s or Young Teen Program
Malia Baker as Mary Anne Spier, The Baby-Sitters Club (Netflix)
WINNER: Quinn Copeland as Izzy, Punky Brewster (Peacock)
Sammi Haney as Esperanza, Raising Dion (Netflix)
Momona Tamada as Claudia Kishi, The Baby-Sitters Club (Netflix)
Ja’Siah Young as Dion Warren, Raising Dion (Netflix)

Outstanding Guest Performance in Preschool, Children’s or Young Teen Program
WINNER: Olivia Colman as Sarah Nelson, Heartstopper (Netflix)
Chris Diamontopoulos as Owen Quinn, Ghostwriter (Apple TV+)
Sharon Lawrence as Susan, Punky Brewster (Peacock)
Randall Park as Dr. Choi, Doogie Kameāloha, M.D. (Disney+)
Gina Rodriguez as Grown-Up Elena, Diary of a Future President (Disney+)

Outstanding Voice Performance in a Preschool Animated Program
David Errigo Jr. as Dudley, Ridley Jones (Netflix)
Eden Espinosa as The Queen of Hearts, Alice’s Wonderland Bakery (Disney Junior)
Michael Luwoye as Wavey Jones, Baby Shark’s Big Show! (Nickelodeon)
WINNER: Daniel Ross as Donald Duck, Mickey and Minnie Wish Upon a Christmas (Disney Junior)
Sherri Shepherd as Queen Fastine, Blaze and the Monster Machines (Nickelodeon)

Outstanding Voice Performance in an Animated Program
WINNER: Eric Bauza as Bugs Bunny, Marvin the Martian, Daffy Duck, Tweety, Looney Tunes Cartoons (HBO/HBO Max)
Grey Delisle as Lola, Lana, Lily, Meryl, Cheryl, Scoots, Mopes & Mrs. Bernardo, The Loud House (Nickelodeon)
Mark Hamill as Skeletor, Masters of the Universe: Revelation (Netflix)
Tom Kenny as SpongeBob SquarePants, SpongeBob SquarePants (Nickelodeon)
Frank Welker as Himself, Fred and Scooby, Scooby-Doo And Guess Who? (Cartoon Network)

Outstanding Younger Voice Performer in an Animated or Preschool Animated Program
Asher Bishop as Lincoln Loud, The Loud House (Nickelodeon)
Tucker Chandler as Alex, Madagascar: A Little Wild (Hulu and Peacock)
Kyrie McAlpin as Emma, Doug Unplugs (Apple TV+)
Amir O’Neil as Marty, Madagascar: A Little Wild (Hulu and Peacock)
WINNER: Andy Walken as Young Durpleton, Centaurworld (Netflix)

Outstanding Host
Tabitha Brown, Tab Time (YouTube Originals)
Recker Eans, Dylan Gilmer, Mykal-Michelle Harris, Olivia Perez, The Kids Tonight Show (Peacock)
WINNER: Dame Helen Mirren, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses (Cartoon Network I TBS)
Jack McBrayer, Hello, Jack! The Kindness Show (Apple TV+)
Coyote Peterson, Coyote Peterson’s Wild Field Trip (YouTube Originals)

Outstanding Writing for a Young Teen Program
Better Nate Than Ever (Disney+)
Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. (Disney+)
WINNER: Heartstopper (Netflix)
The Mysterious Benedict Society (Disney+)
Sweet Tooth (Netflix)

Outstanding Directing for a Single Camera Program
The Baby-Sitters Club (Netflix)
WINNER: The Mysterious Benedict Society (Disney+)
Sneakerella (Disney+)
Spin (Disney Channel)
Sweet Tooth (Netflix)
Who Are You, Charlie Brown? (Apple TV+)

Outstanding Individual Achievement in Children’s Animation (Juried)
Background Design: Chris Tsirgiotis, Kid Cosmic (Netflix)
Character Design: Craig McCracken, Kid Cosmic (Netflix) and Ron Velasco, Monsters at Work (Disney+).
Color: Ivan Aguirre, The Cuphead Show! (Netflix) and Alex Konstad, Maya and the Three (Netflix).
Production Design: Alessandro Taini, Star Trek: Prodigy (Paramount+)
Storyboard: Benjamin Arcand, SpongeBob’s Road to Christmas (Nickelodeon)