The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars is well represented. The cast and crew of the Cartoon Network animated series received seven nominations. They are:
Outstanding Special Class Animated Program: * George Lucas (Executive Producer), Cary Silver (Producer), and Athena Portillo (Line Producer)
Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program: * Jim Cummings as Hondo Onaka * David Tennant as Huyang * Sam Witwer as Darth Maul
Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program: * Dave Filoni (Supervising Director), Kyle Dunlevy, Brian Kalin O'Connell, Steward Lee, and Bosco Ng (Directors)
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing - Animation: * David Acord (Re-Recording Mixer) and Cameron Davis (Dialogue Recordist)
Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition: * Kevin Kiner (Composer)
Congratulations to the cast and crew of Star Wars: The Clone Wars for this fantastic recognition! The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards will air on Sunday, June 16, 2013.