Going into Sunday’s Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards telecast, the Disney/ABC Television Group was the most honored television group with 50 nominations covering all genres including talk shows (“The View,” “Katie” and “Live with Kelly and Michael”), game shows (“Who Wants to Be A Millionaire”), soap operas (“General Hospital” and “One Life to Live”), amongst many others. By the end of the big night however, the combined television group went home with 11 statues (two during broadcast and nine from the Creative Arts on Friday).
Below the Disney/ABC Television Group touts its Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Wins:
via Press Release
DISNEY/ABC TELEVISION GROUP RECEIVES 11 DAYTIME EMMY(r) AWARDS
AT THE 40TH ANNUAL DAYTIME ENTERTAINMENT EMMY AWARDS
“General Hospital” Actress Kristen Alderson Receives Her First Daytime Emmy Award
For Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series
“General Hospital” Actress Julie Marie Berman Named Outstanding Supporting Actress
In a Drama Series, Her First Win in the Category
“General Hospital” and “One Life to Live” Tie for
Outstanding Achievement in Multiple Camera Editing for a Drama Series
“Good Afternoon” Theme Song to “Good Afternoon America”
Wins for Outstanding Original Song
The Disney/ABC Television Group received three Daytime Emmy Awards during the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards presented June 16, and eight at the Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Awards presented on June 14.
For her role as Starr Manning on ABC’s “General Hospital,” Kristen Alderson was honored with her first Daytime Emmy in the Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series category. Julie Marie Berman won her third Daytime Emmy for her role as LuLu Spencer. This was her first win as Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Her previous wins were for Outstanding Younger Actress.
“General Hospital” and “One Life to Live” tied for Outstanding Achievement in Multiple Camera Editing for a Drama Series.
Little Big Town’s theme song “Good Afternoon” garnered a win for Outstanding Original Song.
ABC’s “Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade” was honored with both Outstanding Achievement in Live & Direct to Tape Sound Mixing and Outstanding Special Class Directing.
Disney Channel received three Daytime Emmys, including two for Disney Junior for Outstanding Original Song – Children’s and Animation for “I Love You Too” from “3rd & Bird!,” and Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation for Storyboard Artist Robert Kline – Minnie’s Bow-Toons “Piano Movers and Shakers.” Disney Channel was also awarded Outstanding Special Class Short Format Daytime Program for “Make York Mark: Ben Harowitz, Bullying PSA.”
Disney XD was honored with the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing – Animation for “Slugterra.”
The Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards were presented in Los Angeles. Winners of the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards were announced live on the HLN Network on June 16 from the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards were presented on June 14 at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles, where the Disney/ABC Television Group won eight awards.