Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program won by ‘Rick and Morty’

Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program

Rick and Morty is a science-based animated series. It is created by Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland. It is a cartoon network series. It follows the adventures of mad scientist Rick Sanchez alongwith his grandson Morty Smith. It has a total of 4 seasons and 41 episodes. It was first premiered in  2013.


‘Rick and Morty’ won Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program

We have seen a degrade in the last few decades in animation series and when it comes to the adult audience it becomes really difficult to impress them. And with everything going on during the pandemic, animated series looks like will be taking a higher position in TV series. Not being nominated for outstanding animated program pitted the old guard among the new blood.


The ceremony announced Rick and Morty as the winner of the best-animated program series. It was its second win. Earlier Rick and Morty won their first Emmy for the outstanding animated program in 2018.

Rick and Morty

Classic series like Bob’s Burgers and Rick and Morty is the long-running animated series. And they are amazing, fans like them very much.

In the nominations, the Bojack Horseman series from Netflix was giving head to head competition and many even think that it will be going to win this time. The series is about an animal actor which started in 2014 and ended in January 2020.  The show has great critics and is one of the amazing animated series and also is very open about toxic masculinity and mortality.

Apart from Bojack horseman, The Simpsons also threatened to walk away with Emmy. The show had 28 nominations and won about 11 awards.

Rick and Morty winning the Emmy for the outstanding award for best-animated series is surely a win over Bojack horseman. . That being said, the respect for animated feature implies that more adult-centric animated series will expand, particularly in the wake of current events.


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