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June 23, 2014

Arthur and Mind of a Chef honored with Daytime Emmy Awards

WGBH’s iconic children’s series Arthur wins for Outstanding Writing in an Animated Program

Mind of a Chef, presented by WGBH wins for Outstanding Culinary Program and Outstanding Culinary Host

BOSTON, Mass. (June 23, 2014) WGBH’s children’s production, Arthur and culinary program Mind of a Chef, produced by Zero Point Zero Productions and presented by WGBH, took home three awards at the 41st Annual Daytime Emmys. Arthur received the award for Outstanding Writing in an Animated Program. Mind of a Chef won for Outstanding Culinary Program and Outstanding Culinary Host. Season 2 of Mind of a Chef was hosted by chefs April Bloomfield and Sean Brock. The awards were presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on June 20 and June 22.

“Investing in innovative lifestyle and programming has remained a strength of WGBH since the inception of The French Chef with Julia Child,” said Executive Producer of Lifestyle Programming Laurie Donnelly. “I am delighted to see that investment pay off with this recognition from the Academy for Mind of a Chef, which truly showcases how chefs are breaking new ground in today’s culinary scene.”

“It is gratifying to receive this recognition for the work that goes into making Arthur an enriching, educational and fun part of kids’ lives,” said Arthur Senior Executive Producer Carol Greenwald. “I am immensely proud that Arthur continues to set the standard for high quality children’s programming.”

NATAS is the premier and most recognized non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of excellence in television. The Academy grants the Emmy Award, the most prestigious, peer-judged honor in television for exemplary creative achievement.

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