NBC’s Days Of Our Lives won the award for Best Daytime Drama Series, and General Hospital‘s Jonathan Jackson won best supporting actor in a drama. Next up is best supporting actor in a drama. A few minutes earlier General Hospital‘s Anthony Geary accepted his award for best lead actor in a drama series and thanked ABC for renewing the show instead of canceling it to make room for “Celebrity Boob Jobs Gone Wrong”, a reference to so-called unscripted programming that has taken the place of some canceled soaps.
The long-running Joepardy won the award for Best Game Show / Audience Participation Show.
The Daytime Emmy Awards got underway at 5PM at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.