Daytime Emmy Awards

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Kathy Griffin Picked to Host the 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards

Kathy Griffin

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced Friday that comedian Kathy Griffin was named host of the 41st Daytime Emmy Awards...

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With Soap Operas in Decline, the Daytime Emmys Move Online

Emmy statue

Like many of the soap operas that dominated daytime television in decades past, the Daytime Emmy Awards are being shoved aside by broadcast television...

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General Hospital, Today Top Daytime Emmys

Jonathan Jackson and Anthony Geary

General Hospital won big at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, walking away with five trophies, including best drama series.

ABC's last remaining soap also won for best drama directing team, best actor for Anthony Geary (his record seventh win), best supporting actress for Nancy Lee Grahn and best supporting actor for longtime fan favorite Jonathan Jackson. Jackson left the series after... read more

Daytime Emmy Scoop and Fearless Predictions

Anthony Geary

Apparently, we had nothing to worry about. There was a collective sigh of relief in the daytime TV community last month when it was announced that the 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards would air Saturday, June 23 on cable channel HLN (8/7c). Up until then, it was widely believed the awards — which no network wanted — would go untelevised or end up on the Internet. But Malachy Wienges, chairman of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, tells TV Guide Magazine that he "always had two backup plans in place — including one with Reelz — if the HLN [deal] didn't happen. We would never have let these awards leave television."

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Premiered: June 23, 2012
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Premise: The 39th annual gala saluting soaps, daytime talk and children's programs, telecast from Beverly Hills, Cal. "The View" executive producer Bill Geddie is presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by Barbara Walters.

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