After a highly successful 2005, the producers of This is Daniel Cook will cap it off on the red carpet at this years Gemini Awards Industry night on Friday November 18th.
The hit preschool series in is contention for the award for Best Preschool Series, while J.J. Johnson is nominated for Best Direction in a Children’s Youth Program or Series, and Daniel Cook is up for Best Performance in a Children’s Youth Program or Series.
The series and companion website were lauded as Best Program, ages 3-5, Best Website, and Best in Show at this year’s Alliance for Children and Television Awards, and the website is nominated for the prestigious NHK Japan Prize in the Web Division.
This is the program’s first year of eligibility for the Gemini competition. This is Daniel Cook will be joined at the Gemini Awards by marble’s deafplanet.com, The First Television Series and Website in American Sign Language, which is nominated for Best Interactive as well as Canada’s Most Popular Website.
This is Daniel Cook is a live action preschool series that follows its host, six-year-old Daniel Cook, as he discovers the world from his perspective. Daniel explores, learns and creates with everyone from firefighters to dog trainers. This is Daniel Cook airs seven days a week on Treehouse TV and TVOkids, and Monday to Friday on the Disney Channel in the US. The second season of the show will premiere on Treehouse TV this December. www.thisisdanielcook.com, the This is Daniel Cook website, encourages children to explore, learn and create- just the way they see Daniel do on television.
The upcoming release of the DVD’s for season one, which are eagerly anticipated by Daniel’s many fans, will see sales in stores and on the website as of November 1st.