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2015 EMMY AWARDS
Iconic Voices Receive Emmy Nominations For
Outstanding Narration & Character Performance
July 20, 2015

(VOXtra) - Iconic voices - the type that define a voice over genre - have been nominated in two voice over-related categories of the Television Academy's 67th Annual Emmy Awards.

These include, of course, Peter Coyote as Outstanding Narrator for narration of The Roosevelts: An Intimate History; Seth MacFarlane for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance in multiple roles on Family Guy; and the The Simpsons family brood led by Dan Castellaneta as Homer Simpson.

Winners will be announced at the awards show on Fox on September 20.

Meanwhile, here are the eight nominees to congratulate:

OUTSTANDING NARRATOR
  • Hubble's Cosmic Journey - National Geographic Channel, Bigger Bang Productions for National Geographic Channels, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Narrator
  • Jane The Virgin - Chapter Fourteen, CW, CBS Television Studios and Warner Bros. Television in association with Electus, Anthony Mendez, Narrator
  • Operation Orangutan - Nat Geo WILD, Bearkatt Productions for National Geographic Channels, Miranda Richardson, Narrator
  • The Roosevelts: An Intimate History - Episode 1: Get Action (1858 - 1901) - PBS, Florentine Films, Peter Coyote, Narrator
  • Too Cute! - Tubby Puppies - Animal Planet, True Entertainment, LLC for Animal Planet, Henry Strozier, Narrator
OUTSTANDING CHARACTER VOICE-OVER PERFORMANCE
  • Bob's Burgers - Eat, Spray, Linda - FOX, Bento Box Entertainment, John Roberts as Linda Belcher and Tim
  • Family Guy - Our Idiot Brian - FOX, Fox Television Animation, Seth MacFarlane as Peter Griffin, Stewie Griffin, Brian Griffin and Dr. Hartman
  • Robot Chicken - Victoria's Secret Of Nimph - Adult Swim A Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Production in association with Stoopid Monkey and Williams Street, Seth Green as The Nerd, Quarterback, Pirates, Bryan Mills/Liam Neeson, Batman and The Count
  • The Simpsons - Bart's New Friend - FOX Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television, Dan Castellaneta as Homer Simpson
  • The Simpsons - My Fare Lady - FOX, Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television, Tress MacNeille as Laney Fontaine, Shauna and Mrs. Muntz
  • The Simpsons - The Princess Guide - FOX, Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television, Hank Azaria as Moe Szyslak and Pedicab Driver
For more on the Emmys, visit www.Emmys.com.
 
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Tom Wahl
7/20/2015 at 3:00 PM
Congratulations to all of the nominees for outstanding narration. I am holding out hope of a win for Henry Strozier for Too Cute on Animal Planet. He is great and every performance is perfection. I have learned much from studying his performances.
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