THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF THE 47th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS
VIRTUAL, JUNE 26, 2020 – The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) tonight announced the winners of the 47th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS, broadcast on the CBS Television Network. The presentation was hosted by Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba, and Marie Osmond, the hosts of CBS’ Daytime Emmy® Award-winning show THE TALK.
The 47th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS were presented virtually with recipients and other special guests appearing from home in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The full program is available on-demand for 30 days post-broadcast on CBS.com, CBS All Access and on the CBS app for mobile and tablet viewing. 8:00PM ET/7:00PM CT.
“Tonight, we did not let the worldwide pandemic of COVID-19 keep up from honoring some of the most talented contributors to our Daytime Television community,” said Adam Sharp, President & CEO, NATAS. “We celebrated not only the best programming and performances of the last year, but reflected on the legacy of Daytime’s biggest moments and icons.”
In addition to the women of THE TALK, presenters and other stars that appeared included Gayle King (CBS This Morning), Kelsey Grammer (Light as a Feather, Cheers, Frasier), Melody Thomas Scott (The Young and the Restless), Kathie Lee Gifford (Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee, Today Show), Cookie Monster (Sesame Street), Scott Evans (Access Hollywood, World of Dance), Patrika Darbo (Studio City, Days of our Lives, The Bold and the Beautiful), Kevin Frazier (Entertainment Tonight), Wayne Brady (Let’s Make a Deal, The Bold and the Beautiful), Michael Strahan (Good Morning America, GMA3 Strahan, Sara & Keke), James Reynolds (Days of our Lives), Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (The Bold and the Beautiful), Maurice Benard (General Hospital), Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest (Live with Kelly and Ryan), Nate Burleson (EXTRA), Sunny Hostin (The View), and Eric Braeden (The Young and the Restless).
Nineteen categories including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Morning Show, Outstanding Culinary Program, Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show, Outstanding Actor and Actress in a Drama Series, plus many more were presented on the CBS broadcast.
Twenty-four additional categories were announced immediately following the broadcast on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram including Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series, Outstanding Directing for Talk, Entertainment News, Morning Show, Outstanding Original Song, Outstanding Makeup, Outstanding Hairstyling, Outstanding Costume Design and many more.
Digital Drama categories will be streamed in a separate virtual ceremony on July 19th. Children’s, Animation, Family Viewing, and Lifestyle Programming categories will be streamed in an additional virtual ceremony on July 26th.
The Daytime Emmy® Awards have recognized outstanding achievement in daytime television programming since 1974. The awards are presented to individuals and programs broadcast between 2:00 AM and 6:00 PM, as well as certain categories of digital and syndicated programming of similar content. This year’s awards honor content from more than 2,700 submissions that originally premiered in calendar-year 2019, judged by a pool of 1,000 peer professionals from across the television industry.
The 47th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS is produced by NATAS and Associated Television International (ATI), which previously produced Daytime Emmy® Award ceremonies on The CW in 2009 and on CBS in 2010 and 2011. Adam Sharp and Steve Ulrich are Executive Producers from NATAS, while David McKenzie is Executive Producer and Director from ATI.
All voting was tabulated by the accounting firm of Lutz and Carr CPAs, LLP. A full list of tonight’s winners follows and is also available on our website, www.emmyonline.tv
ABOUT THE TALK
CBS’ Daytime Emmy® Award-winning talk show THE TALK features a panel of well-known entertainment personalities discussing current events, pop culture, contemporary issues, family, celebrity and trending topics of the day. The daily one-hour series is hosted by Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba and Marie Osmond. The hosts swap stories, challenge each other on issues and engage the studio audience and viewers at home about events in the headlines. The show also features celebrity guest interviews as well as amazing human interest stories.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational, and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy® Awards for News & Documentary, Sports, and Daytime television programming, as well as achievements in television Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of more than 18,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the United States Beyond awards, NATAS provides extensive educational programs through its Foundation, including regional and national scholarships and Student Production Awards.