PHILADELPHIA, /CSRwire/ – The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, and the Steve Rotfeld Productions produced block of E/I shows, Xploration Station, received eight nominations — making it the most nominated educational and informational block of programming on broadcast television this year.
Xploration Station is comprised of six half-hour, STEM-related series (science/technology/engineering/ math) that air in over 100 million homes nationwide primarily on Fox TV stations on weekends. Five of block’s six shows were nominated across a wide variety of categories:
- Outstanding Education or Informational Series – Xploration DIY Sci
- Outstanding Education or Informational Series – Xploration Outer Space
- Outstanding Travel and Adventure Program – Xploration Awesome Planet
- Outstanding Special Class Series – Xploration Earth 2050
- Outstanding Host in a Lifestyle/Travel/Children’s or Educational and Informational Program – Steve Spangler, Xploration DIY Sci
- Outstanding Writing Special Class – Xploration Earth 2050
- Outstanding Writing Special Class – Xploration Outer Space
- Outstanding Sound Editing – Weird But True!
All of the Xploration Station shows are produced and distributed by Steve Rotfeld Productions. Weird But True! is produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, and the series is an extension of their popular books brand. These eight nominations join Xploration Station’s twelve previous nominations, totaling 20 nominations for the critically acclaimed E/I block since its inception in 2015.
“Xploration Station continues to gain momentum year after year, and it’s really exciting to see that growth recognized both by the Academy and our viewers,” said Steve Rotfeld, president of SRP, “We believe there is an audience for smart, feel-good television that can be enjoyed by the whole family, and we’re happy to deliver just that. On behalf of everyone here at SRP, I’d like to thank all the talented folks who work on these shows, and our stations and partners for making this all possible.”
For more information on how to watch Xploration Station’s shows, viewers can check their local listings here: https://www.rotfeldproductions.com/tv-schedule/
About SRP: Steve Rotfeld Productions has been producing and distributing shows for broadcast stations and cable networks for 25 years. In addition to Xploration Station, it also produces and distributes Wild About Animals, hosted by Mariette Hartley, Awesome Adventures, hosted by Nicole Dabeau; Whaddyado, Sports Gone Wild, and Greatest Sports Legends Presents. Its founder, Steve Rotfeld, Emmy Award winning writer/producer, has also produced cable hits, The Haney Project and Donald Trump’s Fabulous World of Golf for Golf Channel and Wild Weddings on TLC, among other series.