Last night at the Beverly Hill Hilton, the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (hosted by Anderson Cooper and Oscar the Grouch) were held to a crowd the boasted some of Daytime’s best stars.
The big winner of the night was long running (and one of the few remaining on air) Soap Opera GENERAL HOSPITAL, the show took home the big prize of Outstanding Drama Series along with Outstanding Lead Actor (Anthony Geary, as Luke Spencer), Outstanding Supporting Actor (Jonathan Jackson, as Lucky Spencer), and Outstanding Supporting Actress (Nancy Lee Grahn, as Alexis Davis). Susan Lucci (All My Children) and Erika Slezak (One Life to Live) were on hand to pay special tribute to their shows that were canceled earlier this year.
In the non-Soap categories, Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa took home two Emmy’s for Outstanding Talk Show Host and Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment for LIVE WITH REGIS & KELLY. Bobby Flay picked up in Emmy for his show BOBBY FLAY’S BARBECUE ADDITION.
While ABC’s GOOD MORNING AMERICA (GMA) might have beat NBC’s TODAY show in the ratings for the first time 10 years, that wasn’t enough to land then the Emmy award for Outstanding Morning Program as TODAY nabbed its 3rd award. This now brings the total to 3 Emmy awards each for the competing morning shows, let the battle continue.
In children’s programming, PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR won Outstanding Children’s Animated Program while Kevin Clash as Elmo won for SESAME STREET as Outstanding Performance in a Children’s series.
You can see the full list of winners from the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards below.
Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Anthony Geary, as Luke Spencer on General Hospital
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Heather Tom, as Katie Logan Spencer on The Bold and the Beautiful
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jonathan Jackson, as Lucky Spencer on General Hospital
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Nancy Lee Grahn, as Alexis Davis on General Hospital
Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series
Chandler Massey, as Will Horton on Days of Our Lives
Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series
Christel Khalil, as Lily Winters on The Young and the Restless
Outstanding Culinary Program
Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Addiction
Outstanding Culinary/Lifestyle Host
Sandra Lee, Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee
Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment
Live with Regis and Kelly
Outstanding Talk Show/Informative
The Dr. Oz Show
Outstanding Talk Show Host
Regis Philbin & Kelly Ripa
Outstanding Morning Program
Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program
Last Shot with Judge Gunn
Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show
Outstanding Game Show Host
Todd Newton, Family Game Night
Outstanding Children’s Animated Program
Penguins of Madagascar
Outstanding Performance in a Children’s Series
Kevin Clash, as Elmo on Sesame Street