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Hey Duggee adds International Emmy to awards collection

Published on: 6th April 2017

Award follows BAFTA win for Best Pre School Animation last November.

Hey-Duggee-480BBC Worldwide and Studio AKA have announced that Hey Duggee has been awarded an International Emmy Kids Award at a ceremony at MIPTV in the Pre School category.

Devised by the Oscar nominated and BAFTA award winning Studio AKA, Hey Duggee has proved popular with audiences on CBeebies channels as well as selling to over 150 territories worldwide including, Nick Jr in the USA, who have acquired the second season, France Television, ABC Australia, SVT Sweden, Treehouse in Canada and Cartoonito Italy.

Henrietta Hurford Jones, director of children’s at BBC Worldwide commented: “Hey Duggee is a place for children to have fun and be energetic, encouraging learning through doing. Duggee’s unique humour means that grown-ups will enjoy it too, providing a wonderful shared experience for families. Duggee is a very special show and I am thrilled with the International Emmy win.”

Sue Goffe, executive producer at Studio AKA commented: “We’re thrilled that our wonderful Duggee team can all feel proud of winning this prestigious International Emmy award. It truly reflects the combined efforts of many talents.”

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