'General Hospital' Wins Big At 39th Annual Daytime Emmys (See Full List Of Winners & Red Carpet Pics)
June 24th, 2012 3:26pm EDT
General Hospital was the big winner at Saturday's Daytime Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The long-running soap opera pulled in awards for Outstanding Drama Series, Directing, Supporting Actor (Jonathan Jackson) and Supporting Actress (Nancy Lee Grahn).
It was also a big night for Spencers - as Anthony Geary, who plays Luke Spencer on ABC's General Hostpital, won the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama; while Heather Tom, who portrays Katie Logan Spencer on NBC's The Bold And The Beautiful, took the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama.
Live With Regis and Kelly won the award for the best entertainment talk show, the first time the show has ever won the award; and co-hosts Regis Philbin, who retired from the show in November, and Kelly Ripa were honored with Emmys for best talk-show hosts.
Days Of Our Lives star Chandler Massey was awarded Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series and the show's writers were also honored.
The full list of winners:
Outstanding Drama Series - General Hospital
Outstanding Children's Animated Program - The Penguins of Madagascar
Outstanding Culinary Program - Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction
Outstanding Game/Audience Participation - Jeopardy!
Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program - Last Shot with Judge Gunn
Outstanding Morning Program - Today Show
Outstanding New Approaches: Daytime Entertainment - Take This Lollipop
Outstanding Talk Show Entertainment - Live with Regis and Kelly
Outstanding Talk Show Informative - The Dr. Oz Show
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Heather Tom
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Anthony Geary
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nancy Lee Grahn
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Jonathan Jackson
Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series - Christel Khalil
Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series - Chandler Massey, as Will Horton
Outstanding Game Show Host - Todd Newton for Family Game Night
Outstanding Lifestyle/Culinary Host - Sandra Lee for Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee
Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Series - Kevin Clash, as Elmo in Sesame Street
Outstanding Talk Show Host - Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa, Live with Regis and Kelly
Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team - General Hospital
Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team - Days of Our Lives
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