Daytime Emmys 2020: Y&R Leads the Soaps, Jeopardy! and Kelly Clarkson Show Both Win Big

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The first wave of the 47th Daytime Emmy Awards were handed out on Friday night, and CBS’ The Young and the Restless led all soap operas with eight total wins, including for Outstanding Drama and Lead Actor.

CBS’ The Bold and the Beautiful and ABC’s General Hospital each secured four total wins.

NBC’s Days of Our Lives claimed two awards, while The Bay The Series was named Outstanding Digital Drama Series.

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B&B‘s Heather Tom, with her latest Lead Actress win, tied One Life to Live's Erika Slezak’s record for the most career Daytime Emmy wins (six). Such a great achievement, right?

Jeopardy! towered above all game shows with three total wins, while The Kelly Clarkson Show secured the top spot among all talkers by garnering three wins in three categories.

Kelly Clarkson Attends Disney Awards

This was also Clarkson’s first Emmy win.

Going by network, CBS had 15 total wins, followed by the 11 by syndicated programming. ABC scored five wins, NBC had four, HBO took three, and Amazon Prime claimed two.

The ladies of The Talk hosted Friday's presentation and it was broadcast on CBS. 

Have a look at the full list of winners below. 

Devon and Lily Say Goodbye - The Young and the Restless

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

The Bold and the Beautiful


Days of Our Lives


General Hospital


The Young and the Restless — WINNER

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OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Finola Hughes (Anna, GH)


Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke, B&B)


Heather Tom (Katie, B&B) — WINNER


Maura West (Ava, GH)


Arianne Zucker (Nicole, Days)

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Steve Burton (Jason, GH)


Thorsten Kaye (Ridge, B&B)


Jon Lindstrom (Ryan/Kevin, GH)


Thaao Penghlis (Tony, Days)


Jason Thompson (Billy, Y&R) — WINNER

Tamara Braun Still

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Tamara Braun (Kim, GH) — WINNER


Rebecca Budig (Hayden, GH)


Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie, Days)


Christel Khalil (Lily, Y&R)


Annika Noelle (Hope, B&B)

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Mark Grossman (Adam, Y&R)


Bryton James (Devon, Y&R) — WINNER


Wally Kurth (Justin, Days)


Chandler Massey (Will, Days)


James Patrick Stuart (Valentin, GH)


Paul Telfer (Xander, Days)

A Plan Changes - Days of Our Lives

OUTSTANDING YOUNGER ACTOR OR ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Sasha Calle (Lola, Y&R)


Olivia Rose Keegan (Claire, Days) — WINNER


Katelyn MacMullen (Willow, GH)


Eden McCoy (Josslyn, GH)


Thia Megia (Haley, Days)

OUTSTANDING GUEST PERFORMER IN A DRAMA SERIES

Elissa Kapneck (Sasha, Y&R)


Michael Knight (Martin, GH)


Eva LaRue (Celeste, Y&R) — WINNER


Jeffrey Vincent Parise (Simon, Y&R)


Chrishell Stause (Jordan, Days)

Nina - General Hospital

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING TEAM FOR A DRAMA SERIES

B&B


Days


GH — WINNER


Y&R

BATB Richards

OUTSTANDING WRITING TEAM FOR A DRAMA SERIES

B&B — WINNER


Days


GH


Y&R

OUTSTANDING DIGITAL DRAMA SERIES

After Forever


The Bay The Series — WINNER


DARK/WEB


Eastsiders


Studio City

Learning Her Fate - Days of Our Lives

OTHER DRAMA CATEGORY WINNERS

CASTING FOR A DRAMA OR DIGITAL DRAMA: Eastenders

COSTUME DESIGN: B&B

HAIRSTYLING: Y&R

MAKEUP: Y&R

A Surprise Wedding Visitor - Days of Our Lives

MUSIC DIRECTION AND COMPOSITION FOR A DRAMA OR DIGITAL DRAMA SERIES: Days of Our Lives

LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A DRAMA OR DIGITAL DRAMA: B&B and DARK/WEB (tie)

MULTIPLE CAMERA EDITING FOR A DRAMA OR DIGITAL DRAMA SERIES: GH

LIVE AND DIRECT TO TAPE SOUND MIXING FOR A DRAMA SERIES: Y&R

ART DIRECTION/SET DECORATION/SCENIC DESIGN FOR A DRAMA OR DIGITAL DRAMA SERIES: Y&R

Having a Heart-to-Heart - Days of Our Lives

TECHNICAL TEAM FOR A DRAMA SERIES: GH

OUTSTANDING GAME SHOW HOST

Wayne Brady, Let’s Make a Deal


Steve Harvey, Family Feud


Alfonso Ribeiro, Catch 21


Pat Sajak, Wheel of Fortune


Alex Trebek, Jeopardy! — WINNER

Alex Trebek Attends Screening

OUTSTANDING GAME SHOW

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?


Double Dare


Family Feud


Jeopardy! — WINNER


The Price Is Right

Alex Trebek Attends Emmys

 OUTSTANDING INFORMATIVE TALK SHOW

The 3rd Hour of Today


Rachael Ray


Red Table Talk


Today With Hoda & Jenna


The View — WINNER

Kelly Clarkson Hosts BBMAs

OUTSTANDING ENTERTAINMENT TALK SHOW HOST

Michael Strahan, Sara Haines and Keke Palmer, GMA3


Kelly Clarkson, The Kelly Clarkson Show — WINNER


Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest, Live With Kelly and Ryan


Maury Povich, Maury


Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba and Marie Osmond, The Talk

OUTSTANDING ENTERTAINMENT TALK SHOW

The Ellen DeGeneres Show — WINNER


GMA3 Strahan, Sara & Keke


The Kelly Clarkson Show


Live With Kelly and Ryan


The Talk

OUTSTANDING ENTERTAINMENT NEWS SHOW

Access Hollywood


E! News


ET — WINNER


Extra


Inside Edition

 OUTSTANDING MORNING SHOW

CBS Sunday Morning


CBS This Morning


Good Morning America


Sunday Today With Willie Geist


Today — WINNER

OUTSTANDING CULINARY SHOW

Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro


Giada Entertains — WINNER


Milk Street


30 Minute Meals


Valerie’s Home Cooking

 OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS SPECIAL

93rd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day


Hate Among Us


Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary Celebration — WINNER


This Old House: 40th Anniversary Special


The Young and the Restless: Kristoff St. John Tribute

 OUTSTANDING LEGAL/COURTROOM PROGRAM

Hot Bench


Judge Judy


Judge Mathis


Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court


The People’s Court — WINNER

Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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