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THE NATIONAL TELEVISION ACADEMY PRESENTS
THE 32ND ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS

CEREMONY BROADCAST ON TWO-HOUR SPECIAL ON CBS

Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Merv Griffin

NEW YORK, NY – May 20, 2005 – The 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards were presented by the National Television Academy at Radio City Music Hall tonight and broadcast live on the CBS Television Network (9-11 PM, EST). The special ceremony was opened by daytime television icons Eric Braeden, Deidre Hall and Susan Lucci. Also in attendance was a star-studded line up of presenters including: Barbara Walters, Meredith Vieira, Star Jones Reynolds, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Ellen DeGeneres, Anthony Geary, Tyra Banks, Lorenzo Lamas, Aretha Franklin, Vivica A. Fox, Simon Cowell, Tony Danza, Bobby Flay, and Rachael Ray, among others.

Daytime Emmy Awards were presented for performances and programs in 17 categories, including Outstanding Lead Actor/Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Game Show Host, Outstanding Talk Show, Performer in a Children’s Series and Outstanding Drama Series. This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Merv Griffin, host of the Emmy Award-winning The Merv Griffin Show and creator of the popular game shows, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!. Griffin has received a total of 32 Daytime Emmy nominations and 10 wins throughout his career.

The 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards is a presentation of the National Television Academy in cooperation with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The telecast was produced by dick clark productions.

On May 14th, Daytime Emmy Awards were presented primarily in the creative arts categories at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City and at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland in Los Angeles. The Daytime Emmy Awards are presented to daytime television programs broadcast between the hours of 2:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M.
The eligibility period for all awards was January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2004.

A breakdown of the awards by broadcast and cable entities as tabulated by the independent certified public accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP is as follows:

  May 14th May 20th TOTAL
SYNDICATED

ABC

CBS

PBS

DISNEY CHANNEL

FOOD NETWORK

KIDS WB

NBC

SHOWTIME

HBO

THE LEARNING CHANNEL


12

7

7

7

3

1

2

2

1

1

1

4

5

4

2

0

2

0

0

1

0

0

16

12

11

11

3

3

2

2

2

1

1

A complete list of the May 20th award recipients in all categories, a network-by-network tally and a list of programs with multiple winners, as tabulated by Deloitte & Touche LLP, is attached. The final page includes a recap of programs with multiple awards, including awards from May 14th. This information is also available on the National Television Academy website at www.emmyonline.tv

American Airlines, Star Magazine and SOAPnet.com are corporate sponsors of the 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.

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The National Television Academy is a professional 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 Award for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime, Creative Craft, Public & Community Service, Technology & Engineering/Advanced Media and Business & Financial Reporting. Excellence in Primetime programming and international programming is recognized by its affiliate, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.   Local Emmys are given in 19 regions across the United States. Beyond awards, the National Academy has extensive educational programs including National Student Television and its Student Award of Excellence for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public.  For more information, please visit the website at www.emmyonline.tv.

 

Media Contacts


Cheryl Daly
National Television Academy
212-586-8424
cdaly@emmyonline.tv

   

Awards Contacts

 

Brent Stanton
National Television Academy
212-586-8424
bstanton@emmyonline.tv

Barrie Nedler
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
818-754-2879
nedler@emmys.org
 
CBS Contact  

Beth Haiken
323-575-2103
beth.haiken@tvc.cbs.com


   


THE 32nd ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS
CATEGORY INDEX

CATEGORY PAGE

DRAMA SERIES DIRECTING TEAM 1
LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES 1
LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES 1
SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES 1
SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES 1
YOUNGER ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES 1
YOUNGER ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES 1
PERFORMER IN A CHILDREN’S SERIES 1
PERFORMER IN A CHILDREN/YOUTH FAMILY SPECIAL 2
PERFORMER IN AN ANIMATED PROGRAM 2
GAME SHOW HOST 2
TALK SHOW HOST 2
SERVICE SHOW HOST 2
DRAMA SERIES 2
GAME/AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION SHOW 2
TALK SHOW 3
DRAMA SERIES WRITING TEAM 3

Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team
GENERAL HOSPITAL * ABC

JOSEPH BEHAR, DIRECTOR
GRANT JOHNSON, DIRECTOR
WILLIAM LUDEL, DIRECTOR
SCOTT MCKINSEY, DIRECTOR
OWEN RENFROE, DIRECTOR
CHRISTINE MAGARIAN, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
RON CATES, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
PENNY PENGRA, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
PETER FILLMORE, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
RONALD C. CATES, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
DAVE MACLEOD, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
KATHY LADD, STAGE MANAGER
CRAIG MCMANUS, STAGE MANAGER

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series
ONE LIFE TO LIVE * ABC

ERIKA SLEZAK, AS VICTORIA DAVIDSON

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS * CBS

CHRISTIAN JULES LEBLANC, AS MICHAEL BALDWIN

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series
GENERAL HOSPITAL * ABC

NATALIA LIVINGSTON, AS EMILY QUARTERMAINE

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS * CBS

GREG RIKAART, AS KEVIN FISHER

Outstanding Younger Actress In A Drama Series

ALL MY CHILDREN * ABC

EDEN RIEGEL, AS BIANCA MONTGOMERY

Outstanding Younger Actor In A Drama Series

THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS * CBS

DAVID LAGO, AS RAUL GUITTIEREZ

Outstanding Performer In A Children's Series
SESAME STREET * PBS

KEVIN CLASH, AS ELMO

Outstanding Performer In A Children/Youth/Family Special
JACK * SHO

STOCKARD CHANNING, AS ANNE

Outstanding Performer In An Animated Program
CLIFFORD'S PUPPY DAYS * PBS

HENRY WINKLER, AS NORVILLE

Outstanding Game Show Host
WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE * SYN

MEREDITH VIEIRA, HOST

Outstanding Talk Show Host
THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW * SYN
ELLEN DEGENERES, HOST

Outstanding Service Show Host
BOY MEETS GRILL * FOOD

BOBBY FLAY, HOST

EASY ENTERTAINING WITH MICHAEL CHIARELLO * FOOD
MICHAEL CHIARELLO, HOST

Outstanding Drama Series
GENERAL HOSPITAL * ABC

JILL FARREN PHELPS, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
MARY O'LEARY, PRODUCER
CAROL SCOTT, PRODUCER
MERCER BARROWS, PRODUCER
MICHELLE HENRY, PRODUCER
DEBORAH A. GENOVESE, COORDINATING PRODUCER
CHARLES PRATT, JR., CONSULTING PRODUCER
ROBERT GUZA, JR., CONSULTING PRODUCER

Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show
JEOPARDY! * SYN

HARRY FRIEDMAN, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
LISA FINNERAN, SENIOR PRODUCER
ROCKY SCHMIDT, SENIOR PRODUCER
GARY JOHNSON, SENIOR PRODUCER

Outstanding Talk Show
THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW * SYN

ELLEN DEGENERES, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
MARY CONNELLY, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
ED GLAVIN, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
ANDY LASSNER, CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
DEREK WESTERVELT, COORDINATING PRODUCER
JASON GABEL, PRODUCER
MELISSA GEIGER SCHRIFT, PRODUCER
JONATHAN NORMAN, PRODUCER
CHRISTINE SCHOMER, PRODUCER
KAREN KILGARIFF, PRODUCER
LORI BLACKMAN, PRODUCER
BRADFORD BRILLOWSKI, PRODUCER
MELISSA COSTELLO, PRODUCER
KAREN ANDERSON, PRODUCER
DANNY BREEN, PRODUCER
GREG FITZSIMMONS, PRODUCER
MARGARET SMITH, PRODUCER
ALISON BALIAN, PRODUCER
SUE MURPHY, PRODUCER
LAWRENCE WILLIAMS, PRODUCER
HEDDA MUSKAT, PRODUCER

Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team
AS THE WORLD TURNS * CBS

HOGAN SHEFFER, HEAD WRITER
JEAN PASSANANTE, CO-HEAD WRITER
CHRISTOPHER WHITESELL, ASSOCIATE HEAD WRITER
CHARLOTTE GIBSON, ASSOCIATE HEAD WRITER
PAULA CWIKLY, ASSOCIATE HEAD WRITER
FREDERICK JOHNSON, ASSOCIATE HEAD WRITER
CAROLYN CULLITON, ASSOCIATE HEAD WRITER
COURTNEY SIMON, ASSOCIATE WRITER
JUDITH DONATO, ASSOCIATE WRITER
LYNN MARTIN, ASSOCIATE WRITER
JUDY TATE, ASSOCIATE WRITER
SUSAN . DANSBY, ASSOCIATE WRITER
MEG KELLY, ASSOCIATE WRITER
ELIZABETH PAGE, ASSOCIATE WRITER
MELISSA SALMONS, ASSOCIATE WRITER
CRAIG HELLER, ASSOCIATE WRITER


32nd ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS
NETWORK TOTALS

  May 14th May 20th TOTAL
SYNDICATED

ABC

CBS

PBS

DISNEY CHANNEL

FOOD NETWORK

KIDS WB

NBC

SHOWTIME

HBO

THE LEARNING CHANNEL


12

7

7

7

3

1

2

2

1

1

1

4

5

4

2

0

2

0

0

1

0

0

16

12

11

11

3

3

2

2

2

1

1

32nd ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS
MULTIPLE WINNERS


May 14 May 20 Total
All My Children
4
1
5
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
3
2
5
As the World Turns
3
4
4
Reading Rainbow
4
0
4
Sesame Street
3
1
4
The Young and the Restless
1
3
4
General Hospital
0
3
3
One Life to Live
2
1
3
The Oprah Winfrey Show
3
0
3
The Bold and the Beautiful
2
0
2
Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello
1
1
2
Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks
2
0
2
Live with Regis & Kelly
2
0
2
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire
1
1
2