Daytime Emmy Awards

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Daytime Emmys Moving to the CW

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The Daytime Emmy Awards are heading to the CW, Variety reports.

The move will mark the first time in the ceremony's 36-year history that it has not aired on a Big Three network, as the show has rotated between CBS, ABC and NBC. This year's telecast will air ...
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And the Daytime Talk Emmy Winners Are...

Tyra Banks by Gregg DeGuire/

This year's Daytime Emmy Awards sent winged trophies home with several repeat winners (like four-time winner Ellen DeGeneres), as well as with some newcomers to the stage (Ms. Tyra Banks). The highlights, below:• Outstanding Talk Show, Informative: The Tyra Banks Show• Outstanding Talk Show Host: Ellen DeGeneres, The Ellen DeGeneres Show• Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program: Cristina's Court• Outstanding Talk Show, Entertainment: Rachael Ray• Lifetime Achievement Award: Regis PhilbinRelated:• Meet Your 2008 Daytime Emmy Award Winners • Backstage at the Daytime Emmys Brings Laughs, Tears read more

And the Daytime Emmy Award Winners Are...

Jeanne Cooper by Raul R. Rubiera/

The 2008 Daytime Emmy Awards saw numerous repeat winners, as well as some newbies. Below, the highlights:• Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Jeanne Cooper, CBS' The Young and the Restless• Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Anthony Geary, ABC's General Hospital• Outstanding Drama Series: ABC's General Hospital• Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Gina Tognoni, CBS' Guiding Light• Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Kristoff St. John, CBS' The Young and the Restless• Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series: Tom Pelphrey, CBS' Guiding Light• Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series: Jennifer Landon, CBS' As the World Turns• Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team: One Life to Live• Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team: One Life to Live• Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program: Cristina's CourtRelated:• And the Daytime Talk Emmy Winners Are...• Backstage at the Daytime Emmys Bri... read more

Backstage at the Daytime Emmys Brings Laughs, Tears

Ellen DeGeneres by Gregg DeGuire/

We were promised more energy, more fun and more excitement for this year's Daytime Emmy Awards, and the event delivered. Opening with multiple, overlapping spoofs on daytime television, hosts Sherri Shepherd and Cameron Mathison set the tone from the start. With an all-new, banquet-style set-up and an open bar for the guests, the sweltering L.A. evening outdoors was left far behind for the cool festivities inside the Kodak theater. Backstage in the press room, heard from the winners of each category, where the newly crowned Daytime Emmy recipients gushed about their new trophies.Tyra Banks was one of the first of the night to take home a win. For her acceptance speech, she took over the entire stage area with her team when they won for Outstanding Talk Show/Informative series, and she was no less outspoken when she arrived at the press room. Explaining that she'd had her own "ugly cry" after holding her composure on camera, she also spoke to her mother's emotions over th... read more

Judge Cristina Rules in New Daytime Emmy Category

Judge Cristina Perez

This year, the Daytime Emmys added a new category for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Programs, a first in the history of the genre. Newcomer series Cristina's Court is one of the five nominees, which also include Judge Judy, Judge David Young, the Judge Hatchett Show and The People's Court. spoke with Judge Cristina Perez to hear more about the nomination, how she sizes up the competition and what the Daytime Emmys will have in store. — Anna What did you think when you heard the news?Cristina: I was thrilled, it was, for me, it was really exciting because I know everyone says, 'Oh, I'm just so excited to be nominated,' but I'd be lying to you if I told you I don't want to win. But truly, for us, for me, doing court shows in Spanish language, and crossing over to English language, for me it was just such a testament to the people who watch court shows, and for the fans who have followed me, and for my new fans, who got us. So the trophy was the nomina... read more

Daytime Emmys: One Life Takes Early Lead

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on Friday night handed out this year's Daytime Emmys in the creative arts categories, and ABC's One Life to Live bested all other soaps, with four wins. Here's who won what:Art/Set Direction: As the World Turns, The Young and the Restless (tie)Costume Design: OLTLMulti-Camera Editing: The Bold and the BeautifulHairstyling: Days of Our LivesLighting Direction: OLTLMake-up: ATWTSound Mixing: Guiding LightMusic Direction and Composition: GLTechnical Direction: All My ChildrenOriginal Song: "Chemistry," OLTL; "Little Starr," OLTL (tie) read more

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Premiered: June 20, 2008
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Premise: The 35th annual gala saluting soaps, daytime talk and children's shows, telecast from Hollywood's Kodak Theatre. Cameron Mathison and Sherri Shepherd are the hosts. Receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award: Regis Philbin, who's also a nominee in the talk-show-host category, as is Shepherd. Presenters include Jimmy Kimmel, Barbara Walters, Montel Williams, Tyra Banks, Susan Lucci, Anthony Geary, Kassie DePaiva, Darnell Williams, Debbi Morgan, Jack Wagner, Heather Tom and Melody Thomas Scott.


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