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December 17, 2023
‘General Hospital,’ ‘Kelly Clarkson’ Lead Daytime Emmy Awards
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Postponed primetime awards show took place in Los Angeles Friday night.

ABC's daytime soap opera General Hospital was named outstanding daytime drama while NBCUniversal's The Kelly Clarkson Show repeated as outstanding daytime talk series at the 50th annual Daytime Emmys, which aired Friday night on CBS and streamed on Paramount Plus after being postponed due the writers' strike. The show was hosted by Entertainment Tonight's Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner, whose show went on to be named outstanding entertainment news magazine.

Both Friday night's primetime and Saturday afternoon's non-televised Creative Arts and Lifestyle ceremonies were held at the Westin Bonaventure in downtown Los Angeles.

Overall, General Hospital won seven Daytime Emmys, six during the televised ceremony, and was acknowledged for its 60-year run on ABC. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) also paid tribute to CBS' The Young and the Restless, which has aired for 50 years.

Kelly Clarkson won a total of six Daytime Emmys, including outstanding daytime talk-show host for the show's host, repeating last year's wins. The show also won statues in the categories of direction, lighting, technical direction, and live sound mixing and sound.

Warner Bros. Discovery's canceled The People's Court was named outstanding legal/court show. CBS' The Drew Barrymore Show won for best promotional announcement for its season-three premiere promo, “Drew's Got the Beat.” Netflix's Down to Earth with Zac Efron snagged the honor for outstanding main title and graphic design.

In the lifestyle categories, Discovery Plus' José Andrés and Family in Spain was named outstanding culinary series, while Taste the Culture's Justin Sutherland won for outstanding culinary host. Netflix's Wild Babies won for best travel, adventure and nature program, while Netflix's Instant Dream Home took home the award for best instructional and how-to program. AJ+'s Eat This With Yara scored best lifestyle program.

Lifetime's Variety Power of Women: Changemakers won best arts and popular culture program, while PBS' Italy Made with Love was named best educational and information program.

Four “legends” of daytime – Peter Bergman, Cynthia Watros, Greg Rikaart and Francesca James – also were honored during the show. Susan Lucci received a Lifetime Achievement award for playing Erica Kane on ABC's All My Children, a role for which she was famously nominated 19 times before finally winning in 1999. On Saturday, long-time daytime talk host Maury Povich also was given a Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to him by his wife, Connie Chung.

“Congratulations to all of tonights' winners for their exceptional contributions to the world of daytime. Tonight, as we commemorated our 50th anniversary with the legends of television, we were thrilled to celebrate Susan Lucci with a Lifetime Achievement Honor, as she has left an indelible mark in the hearts and minds of viewers,” said Adam Sharp, president and CEO, NATAS, in a statement.

[A version of this post also appears at broadcastingcable.com, to which the author contributes.]

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