Daytime Emmy Awards 2009 Winners

daytime emmy awards2009 winnersThe National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the winners of the 36th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards televised live on The CW Television Network from the historic Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. The show was a unique partnership between Associated Television International (ATI), NATAS and MGM Worldwide Television, which is handling distribution of the telecast.

The show was hosted by TV and music star Vanessa Williams and included several musical numbers, a special tribute to “Guiding Light” for its many years of daytime drama programming and the presentation of the “Lifetime Achievement Emmy® Award to “Sesame Street.” The award proclaimed: “On the occasion of Sesame Street’s 40th anniversary, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences proudly honors the acclaimed series as a pioneer of the contemporary standard, and presents this Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of its place as the most highly regarded and most watched educational television show for children around the world.”

Vanessa Williams kicked things off with a dance with actor Gilles Marini, ABC’s Dancing With The Stars front runner last season. Rachael Ray and The Tyra Banks Show won the talk show categories at the Daytime Emmy Awards for the second consecutive year.

Daytime Emmy Award winners

2009 Daytime Emmy Award Winners

Outstanding Drama Series:
* The Bold and The Beautiful (CBS)
All My Chidren (ABC)
Days of Our Lives (NBC)

Lead Actor in a Drama Series:
* Christian LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin, The Young and The Restless, CBS)
Anthony Geary (Luke Spencer, General Hospital, ABC)
Thorsten Kaye (Zach Slater, All My Children, ABC)
Peter Reckell (Bo Brady, Days of Our Lives, NBC)
Daniel Cosgrove (Bill Lewis, Guiding Light, CBS)

Lead Actress in a Drama Series:
* Susan Haskell (Marty Saybrooke, One Life To Live, ABC)
Debbie Morgan (Angie Hubbard, All My Children, ABC)
Maura West (Carly Tenney, As the World Turns, CBS)
Susan Flannery (Stephanie Forrester, The Bold and The Beautiful, CBS)
Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancelor, The Young and The Restless, CBS)

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: TIE!
* Vincent Irizarry (David Hayward, All My Children, ABC)
* Jeff Branson (Shayne Lewis, Guiding Light, CBS)
Jacob Young (Jr. Chandler, All My Children, ABC)
Van Hansis (Luke Snyder, As the World Turns, CBS)
Branford Anderson (General Hospital, ABC)

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:
* Tamara Braun (Ava Vitali, Days of Our Lives, NBC)
Melissa Claire Egan (Annie Lavery, All My Children, ABC)
Alicie Minshew (Kendall Hart Slater, All My Children, ABC)
Julie Pinson (Jane Ciccone, As The World Turns, CBS)
Bree Williamson (Jessica Bennan, One Life to Live, ABC)

Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment:
* Rachael Ray
Live with Regis and Kelly
The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Outstanding Talk Show/Informative:
* The Tyra Banks Show
Dr. Phil
The Doctors

Outstanding Talk Show Host:
* Cast of The View
Rachel Ray
Ellen DeGeneres
Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa

Outstanding Morning Series:
* Good Morning America, ABC
The Early Show, CBS
Today Show, NBC

Outstanding Game Show:
* Cash Cab
Jeopardy
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

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