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The 48th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards: And the Winners Were…

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Late TV legends Alex Trebek, Regis Philbin and Larry King, who all passed away over the last year, were honored during The 48th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, with Robin Roberts, Ken Jeong, Kathie Lee Gifford and Martha Stewart all speaking on their behalf.

Hosted by “The Talks” Sheryl Underwood, the two-hour show honoring the best in daytime was pre-taped on June 12 and 13, with every nominee asked to give acceptance speeches in the event they won. The winners did not actually know they won until last night, and the complete list of these winners is as follows:

  • Outstanding Drama Series: “General Hospital” (ABC)
  • Outstanding Limited Drama Series: “Studio City” (Amazon Prime Video)
  • Outstanding Game Show: “Jeopardy” (Syndicated)
  • Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program: “The People’s Court” (Syndicated)
  • Outstanding Morning Show: “CBS Sunday Morning” (CBS)
  • Outstanding Informative Talk Show: “Red Table Talk” (Facebook Watch)
  • Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show: “The Kelly Clarkson Show” (Syndicated)
  • Outstanding Entertainment News Program: “Entertainment Tonight” (Syndicated)
  • Outstanding Daytime Special Event: “Space Launch Live: America Returns to Space” (Discovery and Science Channel)
  • Outstanding Daytime Non-Fiction Special: “Creators for Change on Girls’ Education With Michelle Obama” (YouTube Originals)
  • Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Jacqueline McInnes Wood as Steffy Forrester, “The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)
  • Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Maurice Benard as Sonny Corinthos, “General Hospital” (ABC)
  • Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Marla Adams as Dina Mergeron, “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)
  • Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Max Gail as Mike Corbin, “General Hospital” (ABC)
  • Outstanding Younger Performer in a Drama Series: Victoria Konefal as Ciara Brady, “Days of Our Lives” (NBC)
  • Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series: Cady McClain as Jennifer Horton-Devereaux, “Days of Our Lives” (NBC)
  • Outstanding Culinary Host: Ina Garten, “Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro” (Food Network)
  • Outstanding Game Show Host: The late Alex Trebek, “Jeopardy” (Syndicated) – His kids Matt and Emily accepted his Emmy.
  • Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host: The late Larry King, “Larry King Now” (Ora TV) – His sons Chance and Cannon accepted his Emmy.
  • Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host: Kelly Clarkson, “The Kelly Clarkson Show” (Syndicated)
  • Outstanding Writing Team for a Drama Series: “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)
  • Outstanding Directing Team for a Drama Series: “General Hospital” (ABC)