Annual creative arts awards handed out

ABC and PBS took home 10 Daytime Emmys each Friday night, as the National Academy of TV Arts & Sciences held the kudofest’s annual creative arts awards in Gotham.

Among the Alphabet’s wins: “Good Morning America” took the morning program nod. ABC’s “One Life to Live” won the most Emmys overall, with four (syndicated talker “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and Food Network’s “Everyday Italian” each drew three).

“Everyday Italian” took top lifestyle series while Giada De Laurentiis drew lifestyle host kudos.

Other winners include perennial faves like “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek, who added another gameshow host Emmy to his shelf, and “Sesame Street,” which won for preschool children’s series. PBS’ “Curious George” won for children’s animated program, while Nickelodeon’s “Backyardigans” was top special-class animated program.

Among performers, Bindi Irwin — daughter of the late Steve Irwin — drew the nod for performer in a children’s series, for Discovery Kids’ “Bindi the Jungle Girl.” And Eartha Kitt won for perf in an animated program for her role on Disney Channel’s “Disney’s The Emperor’s New School.”

Discovery Channel’s “Cash Cab” took the gameshow nod, while Discovery’s “Greatest Inventions With Bill Nye” and the syndicated “Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild” tied for children show. In a rare showing for the CW, the afternoon special “America’s Invisible Children,” produced by Associated Television Intl., won a special class award.

Friday’s event took place at Frederick P. Rose Hall in Time Warner’s Columbus Circle complex. Most of the top daytime Emmy awards will be handed out this Friday at the Kodak Theater. The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards will air on ABC at 8 p.m.

35th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY AWARD WINNERS

DRAMA SERIES
“General Hospital” (ABC)

LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Jeanne Cooper, “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Anthony Geary, “General Hospital” (ABC)

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Gina Tognoni, “Guiding Light” (CBS)

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Kristoff St. John, “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

YOUNGER ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Jennifer Landon, “As the World Turns” (CBS)

YOUNG ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Tom Pelphrey, Guiding Light” (CBS)

TALKSHOW/ENTERTAINMENT
“Rachael Ray” (Syndicated)

TALK SHOW/INFORMATIVE
“The Tyra Banks Show” (Syndicated)

TALKSHOW HOST
Ellen Degeneres, “The Ellen Degeneres Show” (Syndicated)

LEGAL/COURTROOM PROGRAM
“Cristina’s Court” (Syndicated)

DRAMA SERIES DIRECTING TEAM
“One Life to Live” (ABC)

DRAMA SERIES WRITING TEAM
“One Life To Live” (ABC)

MORNING PROGRAM
“Good Morning America” (ABC)

LIFESTYLE PROGRAM
“Everyday Italian” (Food Network)

CHILDREN’S ANIMATED PROGRAM
“Curious George” (PBS)

CHILDREN’S SERIES
(Tie) “Greatest Inventions With Bill Nye” (Discovery)
“Jack Hanna’s Into The Wild” (Syndication)

PRESCHOOL CHILDREN’S SERIES
“Sesame Street” (PBS)

GAME/AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION SHOW
“Cash Cab” (Discovery Channel)

WRITING IN A CHILDREN’S SERIES
“Between the Lions” (PBS)

WRITING IN ANIMATION
“Peep And the Big Wide World” (Discovery Kids)

NEW APPROACHES – DAYTIME ENTERTAINMENT
“Yes We Can Song,” i.am cYclops Form

NEW APPROACHES – DAYTIME CHILDREN’S
“I Got a Rocket,” Kabillion

ART DIRECTION/SET DECORATION/SCENIC DESIGN
“The Ellen Degeneres Show” (Syndicated)

ART DIRECTION/SET DECORATION/SCENIC DESIGN FOR A DRAMA SERIES
(Tie) “As the World Turns” (CBS)
“The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

CASTING DIRECTOR FOR A DRAMA SERIES
“General Hospital” (ABC)

SINGLE CAMERA PHOTOGRAPHY (FILM OR ELECTRONIC)
“DragonflyTV” (PBS)”Food Trip with Todd English” (PBS)

COSTUME DESIGN/STYLING
“Rio 2007 Pan American Games Opening Ceremony” (ESPN Desportes)

COSTUME DESIGN FOR A DRAMA SERIES
“One Life to Live” (ABC)

DIRECTING IN A TALK SHOW/MORNING PROGRAM
“The Ellen Degeneres Show” (Syndicated)

DIRECTING IN A LIFESTYLE SHOW
“Everyday Italian” (Food Network)

DIRECTING IN A CHILDREN’S SERIES
“Design Squad” (PBS)

DIRECTING IN AN ANIMATED PROGRAM
“Jakers! the Adventures Of Piggley Winks” (PBS)

SPECIAL CLASS DIRECTING
“Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade 2007″ (ABC)

ACHIEVEMENT IN SINGLE CAMERA EDITING
“DragonflyTV” (PBS)

MULTIPLE CAMERA EDITING
“Hands On: After Katrina A Guiding Light Special Presentation” (CBS)

SYNDICATED MULTIPLE CAMERA EDITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
“The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)

HAIRSTYLING
“The View” (ABC)

HAIRSTYLING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
“Days Of Our Lives” (NBC)

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN ANIMATION
“El Tigre” (Nickelodeon)
“Wow! Wow! Wubbzy” (Nickelodeon)
“Growing Up Creepy” (Discovery Kids)

LIGHTING DIRECTION
“The Oprah Winfrey Show” (Syndicated)

LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A DRAMA SERIES
“One Life to Live” (ABC)

MAIN TITLE DESIGN
“Wordworld” (PBS)

MAKEUP
“The Price Is Right” (CBS)

MAKEUP FOR A DRAMA SERIES
“As the World Turns” (CBS)

MUSIC DIRECTION AND COMPOSITION
“The Wonder Pets!” (Nick Jr.)

MUSIC DIRECTION AND COMPOSITION FOR A DRAMA SERIES
“Guiding Light” (CBS)

ORIGINAL SONG – CHILDREN’S and ANIMATION
“Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman” (PBS); Song Title: “Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman Theme Song”

SPECIAL CLASS SERIES
“Made” (MTV)

SPECIAL CLASS SPECIAL
“America’s Invisible Children” (CW)

SOUND EDITING – LIVE ACTION AND ANIMATION
“The Batman” (Kids WB)

LIVE & DIRECT TO TAPE SOUND MIXING
“The Ellen Degeneres Show” (Syndicated)

LIVE & DIRECT TO TAPE SOUND MIXING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
“Guiding Light” (CBS)

SOUND MIXING – LIVE ACTION AND ANIMATION
“The Batman” (Kids WB)

DIRECTING IN A TALK SHOW/MORNING PROGRAM
“The Ellen Degeneres Show” (Syndicated)

TECHNICAL DIRECTION/ELECTRONIC CAMERA/VIDEO CONTROL
“The Oprah Winfrey Show” (Syndicated)

TECHNICAL DIRECTION/ELECTRONIC CAMERA/VIDEO CONTROL FOR A DRAMA SERIES
“All My Children” (ABC)

SPECIAL CLASS WRITING
“The View” (ABC)

PERFORMER IN A CHILDREN’S SERIES
“Bindi the Jungle Girl” (Discovery)

PERFORMER IN AN ANIMATED PROGRAM
Eartha Kitt, “The Emperor’s New School” (Disney Channel)

GAME SHOW HOST
Alex Tribeck, “Jeopardy!” (Syndicated)

LIFESTYLE HOST
Giada De Laurentiis, “Everyday Italian” (Food Network)

SPECIAL CLASS ANIMATED PROGRAM
The Backyardigans” (Nick Jr.)

ORIGINAL SONG
(Tie) “One Life to Live” (ABC); Song Title: “Chemistry”
“One Life to Live” (ABC); Song Title: “Little Starr”

SYNDICATED MULTIPLE CAMERA EDITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
“The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
Regis Philbin

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