DAYTIME EMMYS: 42nd Annual Creative Arts Winners

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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

On Friday, April 24, “The 42nd Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards” were held at the prestigious Universal Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. Hosted by Alex Trebek and Florence Henderson, the awards honored outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. during the 2014 calendar year. CBS and PBS lead the pack with 17 wins so far leading up to tonight’s festivities. Among the four soaps, CBS’ “” took home 8 Emmy Awards.

“[Friday’s] gala is a tribute to the hundreds of nominees that work behind the scenes to make Daytime television the most sophisticated combination of talk, cooking, animation, courtroom, children’s programing and episodic drama on the planet” said Bob Mauro, President, NATAS. “With over 1,200 in attendance, the iconic Alex Trebek and Florence Henderson as our hosts, and our Lifetime Achievement for Craft going to Producer/Director Michael Gargiulo, it was a great evening for Daytime television!”

Presenters included: Darin Brooks and Lawrence Saint-Victor of “The Bold & the Beautiful”(CBS), Laura Wright and Chad Duell of “” (ABC), Hunter King and Lachlan Buchanan of “The Young & the Restless” (CBS), Casey Moss and Jen Lilley of “Days of Our Lives” (NBC), Judge Marilyn Milian of “The People’s Court (Syndicated), John Tesh of “Intelligence for Your Life” (Syndicated), among many others.

The Outstanding Winners in a Drama Series are as follows:

Special Guest Performer in a Drama Series

  • Donna Mills as Madeline Reeves “GH”
  • Ray Wise as Ian Ward on “Y&R”
  • Fred Willard as John Forrester on “Y&R”

Performer in a New Approaches Drama Series

  • Martha Byrne as Alexis Jordan / Joanne Edwards (“Anacostia”)

Casting for a Drama Series

Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design for a Drama Series

Lighting Direction for a Drama Series

Drama Series Technical Team

  • The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)

Multiple Camera Editing for a Drama Series

  • Days of our Lives (NBC)

Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing for a Drama Series

  • The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)

Music Direction and Composition for a Drama Series

  • The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)

Original Song – Drama

  • “Hands of Time” from The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)

Costume Design for a Drama Series

  • The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)

Hairstyling for a Drama Series

  • The Young and the Restless (CBS)

Makeup for a Drama Series

  • General Hospital (ABC)

Outstanding New Approaches Drama Series

  • The Bay: The Series


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