Adult Swim’s animated series Primal from Genndy Tartakovsky won two Creative Arts Emmys on Sunday including Best Animated Program for the second half of season 1 consisting of 3 episodes and Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation.
The competition was tough for the Best Animated title, Primal beat out Big Mouth, Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons, and South Park.
Primal features a caveman at the dawn of evolution. A dinosaur on the brink of extinction. Bonded by tragedy, this unlikely friendship becomes the only hope of survival in a violent, primordial world.
Tartakovsky is the Emmy-winning creator of the hit animated series Dexter’s Laboratory and Samurai Jack, along with directing the original Star Wars: Clone Wars series.
Primal previously earned three Emmy Awards including Outstanding Individual Achievement In Animation for Art Director Scott Wills, Character Designer Stephen DeStefano, and Tartakovsky for Storyboard Artist.
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The series was also lauded at the Annie Awards earlier this year with two accolades: Outstanding Achievement for Directing in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production and Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production.
Season 2 will also have 10 episodes but no release date has been announced as of yet.
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