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Peter’s an Emmy winner! Amazon Studio’s animated adaptation of The Snowy Day, which premiered on November 25, 2016, was nominated for five Daytime Emmy Awards and won two, for for Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated Program and Outstanding Music Direction and Composition. The 40-minute special features the talents of Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett, Regina King, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Boyz II Men, and Donielle Hansley as Peter, and can be streamed on Amazon Prime.
Making an entrance at the Emmys: Director Jamie Badminton (second from left); writer-executive producers Deborah Pope, Ann Austin, and Irene Sherman (fourth, third and second from right); and guests. Not pictured: Music supervisor Rossanna Wright and composer Kris Bowers.
Deborah Pope accepts the award for Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated Program. The Creative Arts Emmys were presented on April 28, 2017, at a gala at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.