|Executive producer Frank Valentini accepted the Outstanding|
Drama Series award for General Hospital.
Mary Beth Evans, Kayla on Days of our Lives, earned the accolade of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and her co-star True O'Brien, who played Paige, won for Outstanding Younger Actress. Former The Young and the Restless cast member Jessica Collins won for Outstanding Supporting Actress.
The Bold and the Beautiful picked up the Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series for Obba Babatunde and Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team.
"We are thrilled to be saluting the best and brightest in what has been a fantastic year for Daytime television," said Bob Mauro, President, NATAS. "We are blessed with an embarrassment of outstanding nominees and none could shine brighter than this years Lifetime Achievement honoree, Sonia Manzano. Over the last forty-plus-years, we, and many of our children, have followed her iconic journey as "Maria" on Sesame Street and the National Academy is thrilled to be able to salute her tonight for her extraordinary achievement."
Below is a complete list of winners:
Outstanding Drama Series: General Hospital
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Tyler Christopher, General Hospital
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Mary Beth Evans, Days of our Lives
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Sean Blakemore, General Hospital
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Jessica Collins, The Young and The Restless
Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series: Bryan Craig, General Hospital
Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series: True O'Brien, Days of our Lives
Outstanding Game Show Host: Craig Ferguson, Celebrity Name Game
Outstanding Game Show: The Price Is Right
Outstanding Morning Program: CBS Sunday Morning
Outstanding Entertainment News Program: Extra
Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host: Dr. Oz, The Dr. Oz Show
Outstanding Talk Show/Informative: The Chew
Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host: Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan, Live! with Kelly and Michael
Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment: The Talk
Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team: The Bold and The Beautiful
Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team: General Hospital
Outstanding Guest Performer in Drama Series: Obba Babatunde, The Bold and The Beautiful
Outstanding Daytime Talent in a Spanish Language Program: Gabriela Natale, SuperLatina with Gaby Natale (SuperLatina + AGANARmedia + VmeTV)
Outstanding Entertainment Program in Spanish: SuperLatina with Gaby Natale (SuperLatina + AGANARmedia + VmeTV)
Outstanding Morning Program in Spanish: Café CNN