ABC, CBS round out top winners
CBS soap “The Bold and the Beautiful” won four Daytime Emmys to lead all programs in the ceremony Sunday at the Las Vegas Hilton.PBS was the overall Daytime Emmy champ with 14 total awards, all of which — including eight for “Sesame Street” — came during Friday’s presentation of craft and other categories. Boosted by eight overall awards for “General Hospital,” ABC was next with 13 total awards (10 on Friday), followed by CBS with 12 overall (five on Friday). “Bold” was named top drama and shared the award for directing with Eye-mate “The Young and the Restless,” the latter also winning for writing. Laura Wright (“General Hospital”) was tapped for lead actress and Michael Park (CBS’ “As the World Turns”) for lead actor. Supporting thesp trophies went to Heather Tom (“Bold”) and Jonathan Jackson (“General Hospital”). Honors for younger actor and actress found their way to Scott Clifton (“Bold”) and Brittany Allen (ABC’s “All My Children”). Syndicated gameshows “Jeopardy!” and “Wheel of Fortune” (whose hosts, Alex Trebek and Pat Sajak, shared Lifetime Achievement award honors) earned top gameshow, with the top host prize going to Ben Bailey of Discovery’s “Cash Cab.” The top entertainment talkshow prize went to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” (which also won for special class writing), with “The Dr. Oz Show” winning for top informative talkshow. Host Dr. Mehmet Oz shared individual honors with Kelly Ripa and Regis Philbin of “Live with Regis and Kelly.” Nickelodeon won 11 Daytime Emmys, including children’s animated program for “The Penguins of Madagascar.” PBS’ awards haul included top children’s series with “The Electric Company” and preschool series with “Sesame Street.” NBC’s four Daytime Emmys included “The Today Show” winning for morning program. Martha Stewart (Hallmark) won two awards, for lifestyle program and lifestyle/culinary host. Complete list of winners: OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES The Bold and the Beautiful OUTSTANDING GAME/AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION SHOW Jeopardy!
Wheel of Fortune OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW / ENTERTAINMENT The Ellen DeGeneres Show OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW / INFORMATIVE The Dr. Oz Show OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES Laura Wright
General Hospital OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES Michael Park
As the World Turns OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES Heather Tom
The Bold and the Beautiful OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES Jonathan Jackson
General Hospital OUTSTANDING YOUNGER ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES Brittany Allen
All My Children OUTSTANDING YOUNGER ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES Scott Clifton
The Bold and the Beautiful OUTSTANDING GAME SHOW HOST Ben Bailey
Cash Cab OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW HOST Dr. Mehmet Oz
The Dr. Oz Show Kelly Ripa, Regis Philbin
Live with Regis and Kelly OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES – DIRECTING TEAM The Bold and the Beautiful
The Young and the Restless OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES – WRITING TEAM The Young and the Restless
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