ABC’s General Hospital was named Outstanding Drama Series at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards tonight, and on the 20th anniversary of her famous coming out on the sitcom Ellen, Ellen DeGeneres’ The Ellen DeGeneres Show won for Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment.
The Bold and the Beautiful‘s Scott Clifton made Daytime Emmy history by winning Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and becoming the first actor to have won awards throughout his career in the Younger Actor, Supporting Actor and Lead Actor categories.
Steve Harvey, who wasn’t in attendance, won two Daytime Emmys, for Outstanding Game Show Host (Family Feud) and Outstanding Talk Show/Informative Host (Steve Harvey).
The Dr. Oz Show won for Outstanding Talk Show/Informative, and ABC’s Good Morning America was named Outstanding Morning Program. Jeopardy! took the prize for Outstanding Game Show. The women of CBS’ The Talk took were named Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Hosts, beating, among others, The View and Live with Kelly.
Here’s the complete list of winners:
Outstanding Drama Series: General Hospital, ABC
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Scott Clifton, The Bold and the Beautiful, CBS
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Gina Tognoni, The Young and the Restless, CBS
Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Hosts: Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler, Sheryl Underwood, The Talk, CBS
Outstanding Entertainment News Program: Entertainment Tonight, CBS
Outstanding Culinary Program: Eat the World with Emeril Lagasse, Amazon
Outstanding Entertainment Program in Spanish: Destinos
Outstanding Game Show Host: Steve Harvey, Family Feud, Syndicated
Outstanding Writing Team, Drama Series: The Young and the Restless, CBS
Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Syndicated
Outstanding Talk Show/Informative: The Dr. Oz Show, Syndicated
Outstanding Talk Show/Informative Host: Steve Harvey, Steve Harvey, Syndicated
Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series: Bryan Craig, General Hospital, ABC
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Kate Mansi, Days of Our Lives, NBC
Outstanding Directing Team, Drama Series: General Hospital, ABC
Outstanding Daytime Talent in a Spanish Language Program: Gaby Natale, host, SuperLatina
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series: Jim O’Heir, The Bold and the Beautiful, CBS
Outstanding Game Show: Jeopardy!, Syndicated
Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series: Lexi Ainsworth, General Hospital, ABC
Outstanding Morning Program: Good Morning America, ABC
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Steve Burton, The Young and the Restless, CBS
Susan Lucci introduced a video tribute to the late Agnes Nixon, creator of All My Children and One Life to Live. Tim Allen presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to longtime Entertainment Tonight co-anchor Mary Hart.
The ceremony, which kicked off with a performance of Rent‘s “Seasons of Love” sung by a choir of soap stars, was hosted by Mario Lopez and Sheryl Underwood, and was live-streamed from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Facebook Live and Twitter.
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