Thursday, May 01, 2014
Westport-based television travel series “Born to Explore with Richard Wiese” today was nominated for three Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
The weekly travel/adventure series, produced on Westport’s Main Street, is featured on ”Litton’s Weekend Adventure” and airs Saturday mornings on ABC stations.
The show was recognized with nominations in three categories: Outstanding Host in a Lifestyle/Travel Program; Outstanding Special Class Writing, and Outstanding Directing in a Lifestyle/Culinary/Travel Program. The 41st Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards gala will be held on June 20 in Los Angeles.
The Emmy nominations came after the series won 11 Telly Awards last month and its second consecutive Parents’ Choice Gold Medal Award in January. In 2012 and 2013, the series earned three Daytime Emmy nominations and won the 2013 Emmy Award for Outstanding Single-Camera Cinematography.
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