Daytime Emmys: winners
Just days after it finished a 53 year run, As the World Turns has won at the Daytime Emmy Awards.
Just days after it finished a 53 year run, As the World Turns has won three awards at the Daytime Emmy Awards.
The soap’s gongs included Best Actor for Michael Park and Best Actress for Maura West (pictured).
“We had to say goodbye to over 60 members of our family on Wednesday,” Park said tearfully, accepting the first Emmy of his career. “It was heartbreaking, and I pray you never have to endure what we endured on Wednesday.… I can’t think of a better way to say goodbye to a 13-year run on a 53-year-old show than this right here. Thank you so much.”
The Bold and the Beautiful won best drama series for a second year in a row.
The Ellen De Generes Show won Best Talk Show (Entertainment) while Dr. Oz won Best Talk Show Host. Ellen had already taken herself out of the running for Host this year.
The night also honoured evergreen producer, Dick Clark, aged 80.
Ryan Seacrest fronted a musical tribute, which featured Marie Osmond, Chubby Checker, Tony Orlando and other big ’60s-’70s names. Cher, Simon Cowell and Garth Brooks showed up in the video “thank you” montage.
Outstanding Drama Series: The Bold and the Beautiful
Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Maura West, As the World Turns
Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Michael Park, As the World Turns
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Julie Pinson, As the World Turns
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Billy Miller, The Young and the Restless
Game Show: Cash Cab
Informative Talk Show: The Doctors
Younger Actor in a Drama Series: Drew Tyler Bell, The Bold and the Beautiful
Younger Actress in a Drama Series: Julie Berman, General Hospital
Drama Series Directing Team: General Hospital
Drama Series Writing Team: The Bold and the Beautiful
Talk Show Host: Mehmet Oz, The Dr. Oz Show
Game Show Host: Ben Bailey, Cash Cab