David Tennant Wins A Daytime Emmy Award

David Tennant has won the Daytime Entertainment Emmy in the Outstanding Performer In An Animated Program category for his role as Huyang in Star Wars The Clone Wars.

The Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards which recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production were announced earlier.

The awards are presented to individuals and programmes broadcast during the 2012 calendar year. To be eligible for a Daytime Emmy, shows must air on US TV between 2am and 6pm to at least 50% of the country. The ceremony for the Creative Arts Daytime Emmys was held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. last night.

The other nominees in David's category are as follows:

Dan Vs.                                                              The HUB

JIM CUMMINGS, as Hondo Onaka
Star Wars: The Clone Wars                         Cartoon Network

Star Wars: The Clone Wars                         Cartoon Network

LEE TOCKAR, as Pronto
Slugterra                                                           Disney XD

JERRY TRAINOR, as Dudley Puppy
T.U.F.F. Puppy                                                    Nickelodeon

SAM WITWER, as Darth Maul
Star Wars: The Clone Wars                            Cartoon Network

The win was announced online via the Daytime Emmys official Twitter account: 

@DaytimeEmmys: The Emmy for Performer in an Animated Program goes to– David Tennant for Star Wars: The Clone Wars! Congratulations! #CreativeArtsEmmys

Congratulations to David and to all the other winners!

Watch a clip of David as Huyang below: