RTÉ Nominated for Broadcaster Of The Year For Animation Support

RTÉ has been nominated for Broadcaster Of The Year at Cartoon Tributes 2011, the Cartoon European Association of Animation Film’s annual awards for outstanding contributors to animation.

The accolade is for RTÉ's support for animated productions on RTÉ Two and RTÉjr. Home-grown animation broadcast by RTÉ includes Monster animations "Punky", which follows a little girl with Down Syndrome and upcoming Keg Kartoonz upcoming series "Mad Cows". The Irish broadcaster faces competition from M6 Kid (France), Cartoonito (TBS) (UK/France) and Télévision Suisse Romande (TSR) (Switzerland).