Days of Our Lives was named best drama series at the 45th annual Daytime Emmys, which were handed out Sunday at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. NBC’s long-running series also won best directing and best writing for a drama, among other awards.
Elsewhere, Good Morning America was named best morning show, and Entertainment Tonight was named best entertainment news program.
The Price Is Right took home the honor for best game show, though Let’s Make a Deal! host Wayne Brady was named best game show host.
The Dr. Oz Show was named best informative talk show, while Steve Harvey won best informational talk show host for Steve. The Talk won best entertainment talk show, while The Real’s Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley won best entertainment talk show hosts. Judge Mathis won in the legal/courtroom category.
Mario Lopez and Sheryl Underwood hosted Sunday’s ceremony, which was streamed online.
The show also celebrated its 45th anniversary with several packages looking back at ceremonies and honorees past with vintage clips. Lopez and Underwood kicked off the night by bringing out Peter Marshall, the original Hollywood Squares host who also emceed the first-ever Daytime Emmys in 1974. Other segments celebrated 35 years of Wheel of Fortune, 55 years of General Hospital and the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
(Excerpt) Read More Plus a List of Winners in: The Hollywood Reporter