Adult Swim’s Rick And Morty And Robot Chicken Win Creative Arts Emmy 2018 Awards
Last night (8th September) was the first night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2018 ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, at this year’s awards, Cartoon Network’s young adult entertainment brand – Adult Swim walked away with two awards, with the popular animated series – Rick and Morty winning the “Outstanding Animated Program” award for the episode – Pickle Rick and the stop-motion animated comedy – Robot Chicken winning the award for “Outstanding Short Form Animated Program” for last year’s Christmas special – “Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special: Special Edition”.
In the “Outstanding Animated Program” category – Rick and Morty beat Disney XD’s Big Hero 6: The Series special episode – Baymax Returns, FOX’s Bob’s Burgers, FOX’s The Simpsons and Comedy Central’s South Park. Meanwhile in the “Outstanding Short Form Animated Program” category, Robot Chicken beaten Cartoon Network’s daytime family-friendly shows such as Adventure Time, Steven Universe, We Bare Bears and Teen Titans Go!.
Congratulations to Robot Chicken show creators – Seth Green and Matthew Senreich and also the production teams at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and Williams Street/Adult Swim. Also, congratulations to Rick and Morty creators – Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon and to their production teams at Rick and Morty, LLC and also Williams Street/Adult Swim. At present, the only outstanding category that has received an Adult Swim nomination is “Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media Within A Scripted Program” for the Rick and Morty themed virtual reality game – Virtual Rick-ality, the winner of this category will be announced tonight (9th September).
More info about Cartoon Network’s Creative Arts Emmys 2018 “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation” winners can be found on the link below: