2011 Daytime Emmy Awards Names 'Bold and the Beautiful' as Best Drama Series
"The Bold and the Beautiful" still reigns at Daytime Emmy Awards. After winning Outstanding Drama Series title last year, the show scores the same coveted prize at the 38th annual ceremony. It marks the third time in a row the CBS soap snatching the trophy, tying the record of "Santa Barbara" (1988-1990).
"Bold and the Beautiful" gets other awards through Heather Tom who is named Outstanding Supporting Actress and Scott Clifton who is dubbed Outstanding Younger Actor. Additionally, the show is tied with "The Young and the Restless" for Drama Series Directing Team title.
Leading the nominees with 21, "General Hospital" also grabs multiple kudos. Its stars Laura Wright and Jonathan Jackson win lead actress in a drama series title and best supporting actor in a drama series respectively.
"Young and the Restless" takes home another award for the best writing team in drama series category. The coveted lead actor in a drama series title goes to Michael Park of "As the World Turns", while Brittany Allen brings a pride to "All My Children" with her win for younger actress in a drama series.
Other winners at the 2011 Daytime Emmys include "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and "The Dr. Oz Show". The Wayne Brady-hosted show also presents Crystal Pillar Award to Oprah Winfrey who recently resigned from her hit daytime talk show. The former "The Oprah Winfrey Show" host is honored with a tribute from Celine Dion and John Travolta among others.
Full winner list of the 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards is expected to be posted at the official site soon.
Partial winner list:
- Daytime Drama Series: "The Bold and the Beautiful"
- Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Laura Wright, "General Hospital"
- Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Michael Park, "As the World Turns"
- Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Heather Tom, "The Bold and the Beautiful"
- Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Jonathan Jackson, "General Hospital"
- Younger Actress in a Drama Series: Brittany Allen, "All My Children"
- Younger Actor in a Drama Series: Scott Clifton, "The Bold and the Beautiful"
- Talk Show - Entertainment: "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"
- Talk Show - Informative: "The Dr. Oz Show"
- Game Show: "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune" (tied)
- Drama Series Directing Team: "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "The Young and the Restless"
- Drama Series Writing Team: "The Young and the Restless"
- Talk Show Host: Mehmet Oz, "The Dr. Oz Show" and Regis Philbin, Kelly Ripa, "Live with Regis and Kelly" (tied)
- Game Show Host: Ben Bailey, "Cash Cab"
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