Juried Emmys Are Awarded

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced three of its juried Emmy Awards Tuesday.

Dan Castellaneta was honored for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance, for his voicing of multiple roles–including Homer–on Fox’s The Simpsons. Seena Hong won an Emmy for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation for her work on Nickelodeon’s My Life as a Teenage Robot. And Jef Billings and Regina Winters were awarded Outstanding Costumes for a Variety or Music Program for their work on A&E’s Smucker’s Stars on Ice 2004.

The juried awards, which have no nominations, will be presented at the 2004 Creative Arts Awards on Sunday Sept. 12 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air Sunday Sept. 19 on ABC.

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.