Daytime Emmy Awards Were ‘Disaster’


The Primetime Emmy Awards’ far less glamorous relative, the Daytime Emmy Awards, took place in Beverly Hills on Sunday evening, June 22. It was streamed exclusively online for the first time in the show’s history.

They say that the 41st annual awards show was not the prettiest in history. They also called it ’disaster’ and ‘trainwreck’, by the Washington Post and TVLine.

According to reports, out of the constraints of television standards, the ceremony was chock-full of profanities and impoliteness, and many winners did not even bother to show up to pick up their awards.

The red carpet pre-show caused even more disappointment, as the interviews and commentary included an appalling rape joke and came from reporters who seemed unfamiliar with the programs.

However, host Kathy Griffin proved that the show must will go through, leading the Daytime Emmys to crown its 2014 winners. Famous faces who took gold home with them at the awards ceremony included Steve Harvey, Ellen DeGeneres, and Bobby Flay, with beloved soap opera The Young and the Restless also winning big in its categories.

Here’s the list:

Outstanding Drama Series

WINNER: The Young and the Restless (CBS)

Outstanding Culinary Series

WINNER: The Mind of a Chef (PBS)

Outstanding Game Show

WINNER: Jeopardy! (Syndicated)

Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Show

WINNER: The People’s Court (Syndicated)

Outstanding Morning Show

WINNER: Good Morning America (ABC)

Outstanding Talk Show/Information

WINNER: Steve Harvey (Syndicated)

Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment

WINNER: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (Syndicated)

Outstanding Entertainment News Show

WINNER (TIE): Entertainment Tonight (CBS)
WINNER (TIE): Extra (Syndicated)

Outstanding Special Class Special

WINNER: The Young and the Restless: Jeanne Cooper Tribute (CBS)

Outstanding Lead Actress Drama

WINNER: Eileen Davidson, Days of Our Lives (Kristin)

Outstanding Lead Actor Drama

WINNER: Billy Miller, The Young and the Restless (Billy)

Outstanding Supporting Actress Drama

WINNER: Amelia Heinle, The Young and the Restless (Victoria)

Outstanding Supporting Actor Drama

WINNER: Eric Martsolf, Days of Our Lives (Brady)

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