July 7, 2021 (Philadelphia, PA) – Steve Rotfeld Productions block of E/I shows, Xploration Station, alongside its National Geographic Kids partnership series ‘Weird But True!’ received a combined seven Daytime Emmy nominations. The 48thannual Daytime Emmy Awards are scheduled to be announced via live stream on July 17 and July 18, 2021.
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. The following series were nominated in these categories:
- Outstanding Education or Informational Series – Life 2.0
- Outstanding Sound Mixing & Editing – Life 2.0
- Outstanding Writing Team for a Non-Fiction Series – Life 2.0
- Outstanding Writing Team for a Non-Fiction Series – Xploration Outer Space
- Outstanding Sound Mixing & Editing –Xploration Outer Space
- Outstanding Daytime Hosts – Weird But True!
- Outstanding Art Direction – Weird But True!
All of the Xploration Station shows are produced and distributed by Steve Rotfeld Productions. Weird But True!, produced in partnership with National Geographic Kids, originally aired on Xploration Station, and it currently airs on Disney+. The seven nominations join the previous twenty-three nominations for SRP-produced Xploration Station, totaling 30 nominations and two Daytime Emmy Awards for the critically acclaimed E/I block since its inception in 2015.
“For years, we have produced smart, engaging, family-focused programming, and it’s really exciting to see that recognized both by the Academy and our viewers,” said Steve Rotfeld, president of SRP.
For more information on Steve Rotfeld Productions, visit www.rotfeldproductions.com
About SRP: Steve Rotfeld Productions has been producing and distributing shows for broadcast stations, cable networks, and streaming platforms for 35 years. In addition to Xploration Station, SRP also produces documentaries for National Geographic and broadcasts stations. 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.