ABC’s General Hospital was named Outstanding Drama Series at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards last night, and on the 20th anniversary of her famous coming out on the sitcom Ellen, Ellen DeGeneres’ The Ellen DeGeneres Show won for Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment.
The Bold and the Beautiful’s Scott Clifton made Daytime Emmy history by winning Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and becoming the first actor to have won awards throughout his career in the Younger Actor, Supporting Actor and Lead Actor categories.
Steve Harvey, who wasn’t in attendance, won two Daytime Emmys, for Outstanding Game Show Host (Family Feud) and Outstanding Talk Show/Informative Host (Steve Harvey).
The Dr. Oz Show won for Outstanding Talk Show/Informative, and ABC’s Good Morning America was named Outstanding Morning Program. Jeopardy! took the prize for Outstanding Game Show.
Susan Lucci introduced a video tribute to the late Agnes Nixon, creator of All My Children and One Life to Live. Tim Allen presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to longtime Entertainment Tonight co-anchor Mary Hart.
The ceremony, which kicked off with a performance of Rent‘s “Seasons of Love” sung by a choir of soap stars, was hosted by Mario Lopez and Sheryl Underwood, and was live-streamed from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Facebook Live and Twitter.
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Here’s the complete list of winners:
Outstanding Drama Series: General Hospital (ABC)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Scott Clifton – The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Gina Tognoni – The Young and the Restless (CBS)
Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Hosts: Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler, Sheryl Underwood – The Talk (CBS)
Outstanding Entertainment News Program: Entertainment Tonight (CBS)
Outstanding Culinary Program: Eat the World with Emeril Lagasse (Amazon)
Outstanding Entertainment Program in Spanish: Destinos (CNN en Español)
Outstanding Game Show Host: Steve Harvey – Host Family Feud (Syndicated)
Outstanding Writing Team, Drama Series: The Young and the Restless (CBS)
Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Syndicated)
Outstanding Talk Show/Informative: The Dr. Oz Show (Syndicated)
Outstanding Talk Show/Informative Host: Steve Harvey – Steve Harvey (Syndicated)
Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series: Bryan Craig – General Hospital (ABC)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Kate Mansi – Days of Our Lives (NBC)
Outstanding Directing Team, Drama Series: General Hospital (ABC)
Outstanding Daytime Talent in a Spanish Language Program: Host Gaby Natale – SuperLatina
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series: Jim O’Heir – The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)
Outstanding Game Show: Jeopardy! (Syndicated)
Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series: Lexi Ainsworth – General Hospital (ABC)
Outstanding Morning Program: Good Morning America (ABC)
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Steve Burton – The Young and the Restless (CBS)