Rick and Morty Brings Home First-Ever Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program

September 14, 2018
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Adult Swim’s critically acclaimed series Rick and Morty secured its first ever Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Deemed what a “modern day hit” looks like, Rick and Morty was the #1 comedy across all of television in 2017 with millennials and has become a multi-platform sensation not just on television, but across digital, gaming, livestreaming, retail, and fan experiences.

Rick and Morty

Fan favourite Robot Chicken brings home its third Emmy for Outstanding Short Form Animated Program for holiday special, “Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freak-out Special: Special Edition”. The award-winning series uses stop-motion animation to bring pop-culture parodies to life in a modern take on the variety/sketch show format. Robot Chicken began airing in February 2005 and remains among the top-rated original series on Adult Swim.


Episodes of Rick and Morty and Robot Chicken are currently available to view on AdultSwim.com