Saturday, June 23, 2012

The 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Winners

I will be live blogging the winners as they come in. Enjoy the show!:

Best Drama Series - General Hospital
Best Talk Show (Entertainment) - Live With Regis and Kelly!
Best Talk Show (Informative) - The Dr. Oz Show
Best Talk Show Host - Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa "Live with Regis and Kelly"
Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Heather Tom "The Bold and the Beautiful"
Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Anthony Geary "General Hospital"
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nancy Grahn "General Hospital"
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Jonathan Jackson "General Hospital"
Best Younger Actor in a Drama Series - Chandler Massey "Days of Our Lives"
Best Younger Actress in a Drama Series - Christel Khalil "The Young and the Restless"
Best Performer in a Children's Series - Kevin Clash as Elmo "Sesame Street"
Best Children's Animated Program - Penguins of Madagascar
Best Morning Program - The Today Show
Best Culinary Program - Bobby Flay's Barbeque Addiction
Best Lifestyle/Culinary Host - Sandra Lee "Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee"
Best Game/Audience Participation Show - Jeopardy!
Best Game Show Host - Todd Newton "Family Game Night"
Best Legal/Courtroom Show - Last Shot with Judge Gunn
Best Directing Team for a Drama Series - General Hospital
Best Writing Team for a Drama Series - Days of Our Lives
Best New Directions in Daytime Television - Take This Lollipop

Okay, so a few thoughts on the Daytime Emmys:

1) I suck at predicting, and apologize for that, but then again, so did most of the so-called experts who have followed these awards for years, as it seems we all missed the mark.
2) Despite a host, this moved along at a bit of a clip, but was kind of boring, no over the top emotional moments, no Susan Lucci winning moments, not a lot of fun either. But at least it was short, sweet, and to the point.
3) What a crock that All My Children and One Life to Live got such terrible tributes. I thought the Guiding Light one was minuscule, but at least they showed some clips. Hopefully, next year, at least One Life to Live will get something better.

Good Night guys, and tune in tomorrow or maybe Monday for The 2nd Annual Awards Psychic Television Award Winners, Part III of the Top 100 Films of the 1990's, and continued Emmy/Oscar coverage as we move into July!

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