Email RSS Feed Twitter Feed No way, Bart. If I lean over, I leave myself open to wedgies, wet willies, or even the dreaded rear-admiral!Milhouse

Simpsons lose animation Emmy, but Dan Castellaneta wins for voicing

Simpsons News — Posted 16 Sep, 2009 by Scott

The winners for the 2009 Creative Arts Emmys - the precursor to the main Emmy ceremony - have been announced.

The Simpsons episode Gone, Maggie, Gone was nominated for Outstanding Animated Program, along with South Park's Margaritaville and episodes of American Dad and Robot Chicken.

However, The Simpsons lost out to South Park - which is a shame, because theirs was one of the weaker episodes of the Season, while Gone, Maggie, Gone was on of the best of Season 20. The same episode was also nominated for Outstanding Music Composition For A Series, but lost to ABC show Legend Of The Seeker.

There was some good news though, as Dan Castellaneta - the voice of Homer - won an Emmy for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for the episode Father Knows Worst. Congratulations, Dan! Also nominated in the same category were Hank Azaria - voice of Moe - for Eeny Teeny Maya, Moe and Harry Shearer - voice of Burns and Smithers - for The Burns and the Bees.

The main Emmy show - known as the Primetime awards - will air this Sunday. Family Guy is nominated in the Outstanding Comedy Series category after a campaign by showrunner Seth MacFarlane.

Latest news

Hollywood Reporter Simpsons 500 Episode Cover
04 Mar, 2012 • Simpsons News

Ralph Wiggum Gets His Own Comic
16 Feb, 2012 • Simpsons News

Garrett Popcorn Releases 500th Episode Special Tin
16 Feb, 2012 • Simpsons News

Matt Groening Get Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
16 Feb, 2012 • Simpsons News

Jeremy Scott x Simpsons Collaboration
16 Feb, 2012 • Simpsons News

Matt Groening Figure for 500th Episode Celebration
16 Feb, 2012 • Simpsons News

Season 14 DVD Out Now
16 Feb, 2012 • Simpsons News

Simpsons Movie NOT Suitable for Children
12 Jan, 2011 • Simpsons News

Artists Banksy Does Controversial Opening Sequence
12 Oct, 2010 • Simpsons News

Artist writes out all of Bart's blackboard gags!
26 May, 2010 • Simpsons News

Season 13 DVD details and cover art
05 May, 2010 • Simpsons News

BREAKING: Seth MacFarlane to take over The Simpsons
01 Apr, 2010 • Simpsons News

Cast of Glee to appear in The Simpsons
08 Mar, 2010 • Simpsons News

Coca-Cola Superbowl ad in full
09 Feb, 2010 • Simpsons News

Ullman Shorts page redesigned
04 Feb, 2010 • Website Updates

Coca-Cola to run Simpsons advert during Superbowl
28 Jan, 2010 • Simpsons News

Upcoming episodes and a promo card
25 Jan, 2010 • Simpsons News

Season 20 DVD released, lacks special features
16 Jan, 2010 • Simpsons News

Simpsons documentary airs tomorrow
09 Jan, 2010 • Simpsons News

Vatican gives blessing to The Simpsons
29 Dec, 2009 • Simpsons News