Tonight Friday, June 26, 2020, on CBS The 47th Daytime Emmy Awards airs. In previous years the Annual Daytime Emmy Awards have been moved around different online streaming programs, however, NATAS announced this year the 2020 Daytime Emmy Award ceremony finally returns to TV with a twist.
We will have all The Young and the Restless, Days of Our Lives, The Bold and the Beautiful, and General Hospital winners, snubs and shockers.
The women of the talk will be presenting the awards this year in a two-hour event and the awards will be awarded virtually. The Daytime Emmy® Awards have recognized outstanding achievement in daytime television programming since 1974.
Tonight’s 47th Daytime Emmy Awards recap starts now – Refresh Page often to get the most current updates!
Sheryl Underwood, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba, and Marie Osmond and Sharon Osborne, are all hosting the 2020 Daytime Emmy Awards from their individual homes.
Here are your nominees & winners:
Outstanding performance by a supporting actress in a drama series; Tamara Braun for General Hospital, Rebecca Budig for General Hospital, Susan Seaforth Hayes for Days of our Lives, Christel Khalil for The Young and the Restless, Anika Noelle for The Bold and the Beautiful.
And the Emmy goes to Tamara Braun from General Hospital. Tamara, “I would like to thank the kind ones at General Hospital and with everything going on in the world I would like to dedicate my award to those who have suffered in the hands of racial inequality and those who have a continue to fight for justice. With peace love, happiness, and much gratitude.”
Melody Thomas Scott announces the nominees for Outstanding Performance by a supporting actor in a drama series: Mark Grossman for The Young and the Restless, Bryton James for The Young and the Restless, Wally Kurth for Days of our Lives, Chandler Massey for Days of our Lives, James Patrick Stewart for General Hospital, Paul Telfer for Days of our Lives.
And the Emmy goes to Bryton James for The Young and the Restless. Bryton, “Wow, what an incredible honor. I want to start by thanking my mom and dad for everything in my life, and every single person that voted, CBS, Sony television, and the entire Bell family, my entire Young and the Restless family. Britney, I love you and I want to dedicate this to the legend Kristoff St. John. To everyone watching right now, the world is fighting against racial injustice and it is our responsibility as the human race to educate ourselves and take action because until we all can acknowledge and emphasize the problem, it will always be a problem. Thank you.”
Outstanding Younger Performer in a Drama Series: Sasha Calle for The Young and the Restless, Olivia Rose Keegan for Days of Our Lives, Katelyn MacMullen for General Hospital, Eden McCoy for General Hospital, Thia Megia for Days of our Lives.
And the Emmy goes to Olivia Rose Keegan for Days of our Lives. Olivia, “I want an Emmy and that is just insane and I have a whole lot of people that I owe that to. Thank you Days of our Lives with such important material, I think that mental health is such a crucial and under-addressed topic in this world. So, if Claire’s story can help anybody feel less alone or hopeful, then I have done my job as a human and as an actress.”
Eric Braedan watches a clip of Aretha Franklin saying that she loves him on The Young and the Restless. Eric, “All those years of learning those lines, those pages of dialog were worth it. If Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul, the civil rights icon, watches our show, then I can learn lines and do the best I can. I was deeply moved by this. In today’s times with the Black Lives Matter movement, she would be right in the middle of it. Bless her soul.”
Carrie Ann Inaba announces the nominees for Outstanding Directing Team for a Drama Series: The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of our Lives, General Hospital, The Young and the Restless.
And the Emmy goes to the directing team at General Hospital. Phideaux Xavier, Director of General Hospital, “On behalf of General Hospital I thank you for this wonderful honor. I know we are all at home together, but one thing daytime tells us is that tomorrow is another day. We will return. Thank you to ABC and Disney for their support, and the fantastical writers, amazing crew, and sublime cast, your artistry never let us down. And, thank you to our Executive Producer for your unerring enthusiasm and for always encouraging us for greater creativity.”
Patriko Darbo, Governor, The Television Academy remembers some people who made a huge impact on daytime television that we lost. In Memorandum…
Lee Philip bell, Co-Creator of The Young and the Restless & The Bold and the Beautiful – Sylvia Miles, Actress of All My Children & One Life to Live – Denise Nickerson, Actress of Dark Shadows & The Electric Company – Danny Goldman, Actor, Voice Actor, The Smurfs – Cameron Boyce, Actor of General Hospital: Night Shift – Carol Linley, Actress of Another World, Phyllis Newman, Actress of One Life to Live – Arte Johnson, Actor of General Hospital – Suzanna Whang, Actress of General Hospital – Brian Turk, Actor of General Hospital – Orson Bean, Game Show Panelist – Hogan Sheffer, Head Writer, As the World Turns, Days of Our Lives & The Young and the Restless – Lisa de Cazotte, Executive Producer of Passions – Bill Macy, Actor of Edge of Night.
Brian Tarantina, Actor of One Life to Live – Shelley Morrison, Actress of General Hospital – James Lipton, Actor, Writer – John Clarke, Actor of Days of our Lives – Russi Taylor, Voice Actress of Minnie Mouse – Fred Silverman, TV Executive, and Producer of ABC, CBS & NBC – Jim Fowler, Host of Wild Kingdom – Christopher Banninger, Sound Mixer for All My Children & General Hospital – Lauren Brennan Anglero, Producer of The View – Rocci Chatfield, Writer of Days of our Lives – Jennifer Wittman, Makeup Artist for The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless – David Hedison, Actor of The Young and the Restless – Mary Pat Gleason, Actress, and Writer of Guiding Light.
Fred Williard, Actor of The Bold and the Beautiful – Marsha Kramer, Actress of Days of Our Lives – Marj Dusay, Actress of Guiding Light, Santa Barbara, All My Children & Days of our Lives – Ja’ Net Dubois, Actress of Love of Life – Roscoe Born, Actor of One Life to Live – John Callahan, Actor of All My Children – John Karlen, Actor of Dark Shadows & Another World – Little Richard, Guest Star on One Life to Live and The Young and the Restless – Carol Spinney, Puppeteer of Sesame Street.
James Reynolds won a lead actor Daytime Emmy in 2018 for his performance as Abe Carver on Days of our Lives, and he honors Al Freeman for being the first African-American awarded the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Actor back in 1979.
Carrie Ann Inaba announces the nominees for Outstanding Writing Team for a drama series; The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of our Lives, General Hospital, The Young and the Restless.
And the Emmy goes to the writing team at The Bold and the Beautiful. Bradley P. Bell, Head Writer & Executive Producer, “Thank you so much for this incredible honor, on behalf of the writing team at The Bold and the Beautiful, my co-head writer, and our staff, the writers, the producers, my wife, and my kids, the audience, thank you very much,”
We look back at icon soap actress, Susan Lucci when she broke her streak and won a Daytime Emmy in 1999.
Maurice Benard from General Hospital and Jacqueline MacInnes Wood from The Bold and the Beautiful announce the nominees for Outstanding Lead Actor; Steve Burton for General Hospital, Thorsten Kaye for The Bold and the Beautiful, Jon Lundstrom for General Hospital, Thaao Penghlis for Days of Our Lives, Jason Thompson for The Young and the Restless.
And the Emmy goes to Jason Thompson for The Young and the Restless. Jason, “It is going to be a little surreal but I would like to thank Sony, CBS, my extended family at The Young and the Restless, I miss you all and can’t wait to see you again. To the daytime community and our amazing fans, I hope you know how much you mean to me. To my family in Canada, this is for you. I would also like to express my support for the Black Lives Matter movement. I include myself in this when I say, we need the willingness to learn, to understand, and to compassionate humanity and to these my family, you mean the world to me.”
Kelsey Grammer announces the nominees for Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a drama series; Finola Hughes for General Hospital, Katherine Kelly Lang for The Bold and the Beautiful, Heather Tom for The Bold and the Beautiful, Maura West for General Hospital, Arianne Zucker for Days of Our Lives.
And the Emmy goes to Heather Tom for The Bold and the Beautiful. Heather, “Thank you so much for this, I have always been so proud to be a part of the daytime community and I am thrilled to have been nominated with these amazingly talented women. Of course, my biggest thanks has to go to Brad Bell and my Bold and the Beautiful family, I miss you so much and I can’t wait to see your faces. To my husband James and my Beautiful son Zane, thank you for putting up with me. And to all of our fans who watch and support our shows if we can bring you half an hour or an hour of joy every day, it is our honor to do so. Stay safe, stay safe, and stay strong.”
Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest announced the nominees for Outstanding Drama Series; The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of Our Lives, General Hospital, The Young and the Restless.
And the Emmy goes to The Young and the Restless. Anthony Morina, Executive Producer accepts the award, “I am very proud to accept his award on behalf of everyone at The Young and the Restless, however, it is bittersweet, we lost three people who are very important to us. We dedicate this award to them. We would also like to thank the cast, the crew, the writers, the directors, and the office staff. We would also like to thank Sony Picture television and CBS daytime. Thank you very much.”