On May 29, 2019, TVOkids programming received six Youth Media Alliance (YMA) Awards of Excellence. YMA Awards of Excellence honour high-quality television and digital content for Canadian youth.
“We are so pleased that TVOkids content has received this recognition from the YMA,” said Marney Malabar, Director KidsTV, TVO. “Our exceptional children’s programming continues to be a mainstay for families in Ontario.”
Awards of Excellence for TVOkids programming and talent include:
Best Program, Live Action Scripted and Non-Scripted, Preschool
• Dino Dana (A Dino Never Forgets) – produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment
Best Program, Live Action Scripted, Ages 6–9 and 9+
• Odd Squad (There's No O in Obot) – produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment
Best Program, Live Action Non-Scripted – Ages 6-9
• Raven’s Quest (Madison) – produced by Apartment 11 Productions
Best Program, Live Action Non-Scripted – Ages 9+
• The Mystery Files (The Mystery of Nostra Culpa) – by Apartment 11 Productions
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Best Interactive Content – Preschool
• Cutie Pugs Games – produced by Little Engine Moving Pictures, Sticky Brain Studios, TVOkids, TFO and Radio-Canada
Outstanding Youth Performer
• Michela Luci, Dino Dana
This new award shines the spotlight on the talent of an outstanding young performer who stands out for her uniqueness, audacity and positive presence on all platforms.
Congratulations to all of our production partners and all of the nominees.