Emmys

Daytime Emmys: Days and Y&R Split Best Drama, GH Wins 3 Acting Awards, B&B Tops Soap Opera Pack

Daytime Emmys Winners 2015

The 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards were held Sunday evening at the Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, hosted by Tyra Banks and broadcast on Pop (fka TVGN fka TV Guide Network).

CBS led the networks with 24 total wins, including 17 collected at Saturday’s Creative Arts ceremony; syndicated programming followed with 10 wins.

Among soap operas, The Bold and the Beautiful, buoyed by eight Creative Arts wins, dominated by grabbing 10 total statuettes. General Hospital and The Young and the Restless followed with six each, while Days of Our Lives racked up four.

The venerable Betty White was honored this year with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Here are Sunday’s major winners, denoted in bold (a complete list can be found here). Check ’em out, then hit Comments with your yeas and nays.

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
The Bold and the Beautiful
Days of Our LivesWINNER (tie)
General Hospital
The Young and the RestlessWINNER (tie)

LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Peggy McKay (Caroline, Days)
Allison Sweeney (ex-Sami, Days)
Gina Tognoni (Phyllis, Y&R)
Maura West (Ava, GH) — WINNER (third career win)
Laura Wright (Carly, GH)

LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Anthony Geary (Luke, GH) — WINNER (eight career win)
Christian LeBlanc (Michael, Y&R)
Billy Miller (ex-Billy, Y&R)
Jason Thompson (Patrick, GH)

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Linsey Godfrey (Caroline, B&B)
Amelia Heinle (Victoria, Y&R) — WINNER
Elizabeth Hendrickson (ex-Chloe, Y&R)
Finola Hughes (Anna, GH)
Lisa LoCicero (Olivia, GH)

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Scott Clifton (Liam, B&B)
Chad Duell (Michael, GH) — WINNER
Kristoff St. John (Neil, Y&R)
Jacob Young (Rick, B&B)

YOUNGER ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Kristen Alderson (ex-Kiki, GH)
Camila Banus (Gabi, Days)
Hunter King (Summer, Y&R) — WINNER
Haley Pullos (Molly, GH)

YOUNGER ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Bryan Craig (Morgan, GH)
Max Ehrich (Fenmore, Y&R)
Tequan Richmond (T.J. GH)
Freddie Smith (Sonny, Days) — WINNER

GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Sally Kellerman (ex-Constance, Y&R)
Donna Mills (ex-Madeline, GH) — WINNER (tie)
Elena Tovar (Rosalie, GH)
Fred Willard (ex-John, B&B) — WINNER (tie)
Ray Wise (ex-Ian, Y&R) — WINNER

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES WRITING TEAM
B&BWINNER
Days
GH
Y&R

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES DIRECTING TEAM
B&BWINNER
Days
GH
Y&R

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW/ENTERTAINMENT
The Ellen DeGeneres ShowWINNER
Live! With Kelly & Michael
The Talk
The Wendy Williams Show

OUTSTANDING HOST — TALK SHOW/ENTERTAINMENT
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Live! With Kelly & MichaelWINNER
The Talk
The Wendy Williams Show

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW/INFORMATIVE
The Chew
Dr. Oz
The Kitchen
Steve HarveyWINNER

OUTSTANDING MORNING PROGRAM
CBS Sunday MorningWINNER
Good Morning America
Today Show

OUTSTANDING GAME SHOW
Family Feud
Jeopardy!WINNER
The Price Is Right

OUTSTANDING GAME SHOW HOST
Craig Ferguson, Celebrity Name GameWINNER
Steve Harvey, Family Feud
Todd Newton, Family Game Night
Pat Sajak, Wheel of Fortune

Select Creative Arts winners (full list here):
Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series: Mark Teschner, GH
Outstanding New Approaches Drama Series: The Bay
Outstanding Performer in a New Approaches Drama Series: Martha Byrne, Anacostia
Outstanding Children’s Series: R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour
Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program: The People’s Court
Outstanding Culinary Host: Bobby Flay, Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Addiction