Today the Television Critics Association (TCA) announced the nominees for the 37th annual TCA Awards, honoring outstanding achievements in television and enduring contributions to the medium’s heritage.
We are delighted to share that Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum (PBS KIDS) has been nominated in the Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming category, alongside The Baby-Sitters Club, Bluey, Donkey Hodie, Emily’s Wonder Lab, Sesame Street, Waffles + Mochi, and Odd Squad.
“This was an incredible year for fresh, inclusive content and new creators, and our nominations are a reflection of that,” said Melanie McFarland, TCA President and TV Critic for Salon. “The TCA membership selected from a wealth of original offerings that broke fresh ground and presented exciting, thought-provoking experiences that redefined the television landscape. Although we will not be able to honor these landmark achievements in-person, we look forward to celebrating 37 years of the TCA Awards and sharing our top picks when the winners are unveiled.”
We are both thrilled and honoured to see a 9 Story/Brown Bag series included amongst such an amazing list of TCA Award nominees. A huge congratulations to our Xavier Riddle team and partners at PBS KIDS for all their tremendous work on this incredible show. This is Xavier Riddle’s second TCA nomination, the series was also nominated in the same category in 2020.
See a full list of the 2021 Television Critics Association nominees here! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the TCA will forego its formal in-person presentation once again. Winners will instead be announced at a later date this summer.