LAS VEGAS, NV (June 19, 2011) – The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) this evening announced the winners of the 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment EmmyAwards in a live television broadcast on the CBS Television Network from the Las Vegas Hilton. Hosted by the entertainer Wayne Brady, the host of the Daytime Game Show, “Let’s Make a Deal,” the 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to game show hosts Pat Sajak of Wheel of Fortune and Alex Trebek of Jeopardy! In addition, Oprah Winfrey was honored with the Chairman’s Crystal Pillar Award for her three decades on network television. Associated Television International’s (ATI) President and Emmy award-winning producer David McKenzie served as executive producer of the broadcast. The Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00 AM-6:00 PM during the 2010 calendar year. The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards is a presentation of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in cooperation with the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences:

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)
Executive Producer – Bradley P. Bell, Supervising Producer – Rhonda Friedman, Senior Producer – Ronald L. Weaver, Coordinating Producer -Adam Dusevoir, Producers Edward Scott, Cynthia J. Popp, Casey Kasprzyk

OUTSTANDING GAME/AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION SHOW
Jeopardy! (SYNDICATED)
Executive Producer/Writer – Harry Friedman, Supervising Producer/Writer – Gary Johnson, Supervising Producers, Rocky Schmidt,  Lisa Broffman
Coordinating Producer – Bob Sofia, Producers Brett Schneider, Deb Dittmann

Wheel of Fortune (SYNDICATED)
Executive Producer – Harry Friedman, Supervising Producers Steve Schwartz, Karen Griffith, Coordinating Producer – Bob Sofia, Director – Kevin McCarthy, Writers Debbie Griffin, Robert McClenaghan, John Duarte, Mark Gaberman, Michele Loud, Steve Tamerius, Billy Wisse, Jim Rhine, Line Producer – Randy Berke, Producer – Amanda Stern, Director – Mark Corwin

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW / ENTERTAINMENT
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (SYNDICATED)
Executive Producers – Ellen DeGeneres, Mary Connelly, Ed Glavin, Andy Lassner, Jim Paratore, Supervising Producers – Melissa Geiger Schrift, Jonathan Norman, Derek Westervelt, Producers – Slade Abisror, Lori Blackman, Alissa Cote, Jason Gelles, Kara Hogan Leonardo, Daniel Leary, Kevin A. Leman II, Steven Mazan, Corey Palent, Lauren Pomerantz, Brad Pope, Amy Rhodes, Gil Rief, Ellen Rocamora, Beth Sherman, Matthew Wright, Andrew Zenor, Line Producer – Nicole Collins

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW / INFORMATIVE
The Dr. Oz Show (SYNDICATED)
Executive Producer – Mindy Borman, Co-Executive Producer – Amy Chiaro, Senior Supervising Producer – Laurie J. Rich, Supervising Producers -Beryl Holness, Susan Wagner, Michele Wasserman, Eric Beesemyer, Mehmet Oz, Terence Noonan, Matthew J. Strauss, Producers – Cassandra Marshall, Ann Varney, Laura Swalm, Scott Starr, Barbara Simon, Lisa Semel, Stefanie Schwartz, Carly Rosenberg, Geoff Rosen, Stacy Rader, Christopher E. Martin, Allison Markowitz, Lindsey Kotler, Alyse Mandel Kenny, Nicole Giambrone, Kirk Fernandes, Dan Durkin, Cathy Daniel, Cali Alpert, Rosalyn Menon, Line Producer – Jon Coniglio

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Laura Wright, as Carly Corinthos Jacks – General Hospital (ABC)

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Michael Park, as Jack Snyder – As the World Turns (CBS)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Heather Tom, as Katie Logan Spencer – The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Jonathan Jackson, as Lucky Spencer – General Hospital (ABC)

OUTSTANDING YOUNGER ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Brittany Allen, as Marisa Chandler – All My Children (ABC)

OUTSTANDING YOUNGER ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Scott Clifton, as William Spencer III aka Liam Cooper – The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)

OUTSTANDING GAME SHOW HOST
Ben Bailey, as Host – Cash Cab (Discovery Channel)

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW HOST
Dr. Mehmet Oz, as Host – The Dr. Oz Show (SYNDICATED)
Kelly Ripa, as Host, Regis Philbin, as Host – Live with Regis and Kelly (SYNDICATED)

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES DIRECTING TEAM
The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)
Directors – Cynthia J. Popp, Michael Stich, Deveney Kelly, Jennifer Howard, Associate Directors – Steven A. Wacker, Clyde Kaplan, Catherine Sedwick, Stage Managers – Douglas Hayden, Laura Yale, Production Associate – Lori Staffier

The Young and the Restless (CBS)
Directors – Andrew Lee, Dean LaMont, Sally McDonald, Mike Denney, Associate Directors – Marc Beruti, Jennifer Scott Christenson, Chris Mullen, Robbin Phillips, Stage Managers – Tom McDermott, Herbert Weaver, Jr., Production Associates – Nancy Ortenberg, Erica Meyer, Vanessa Noland

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES WRITING TEAM
The Young and the Restless (CBS)
Head Writer – Maria Arena Bell, Co-Head Writers – Hogan Sheffer, Scott Hamner, Writers – Anne Schoettle, Amanda L. Beall, Sandra Weintraub, Teresa Zimmerman, Natalie Minardi Slater, Linda Schreiber, Beth Milstein, Marla Kanelos, Jay Gibson, Janice Ferri Esser, Tom Casiello, Paula Cwikly

On Friday evening, the Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy® Awards which honors 56 craft categories, the backbone behind everything that is Daytime television, were given out at a special gala at the Westin Bonaventure in downtown Los Angeles. A full list of all winners in all categories in both the Daytime Broadcast and the Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts program can be downloaded from our website at www.emmyonline.tv.