The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards have just concluded from The Las Vegas Hilton and On-Air On-Soaps was on the red carpet, in the press room, and the backstage Winner’s Walk and will be bringing you extensive coverage this coming week. But for now, let’s take a look at the major Daytime Drama winners tonight!
B&B took home the Drama Series prize three years in a row with tonight’s victory for the homeless story interwoven with Stephanie’s cancer. Laura Wright of General Hospital took home her first Daytime Emmy in 20 years in soap operas for her role of Carly, and Michael Park (who was not present at the ceremony, as he is currently performing on Broadway) won his second consecutive Emmy for Lead Actor for his role as Jack Snyder on the now defunct As the World Turns. Biggest shocker of the night….Brittany Allen besting GH fave, Lexi Ainsworth for the Younger Actress award. B&B’s Scott Clifton also broke his Emmy curse and finally won in his last year of eligibility in the Younger Actor category.
GH’s Jonathan Jackson won his highly predicted and much-deserved Supporting Actor Emmy for his role of Lucky Spencer. This is Jackson’s fourth Emmy win and first in Supporting. And B&B’s Heather Tom, won her third Emmy for her role of Katie on B&B in the Supporting Actress category. Y&R’s head writer, Maria Arena Bell won her first Emmy ever along with The Young and the Restless Writing Team.
Here are the winners recapped after the jump!
Outstanding Drama Series: The Bold and the Beautiful
Outstanding Lead Actress: Laura Wright, General Hospital
Outstanding Lead Actor: Michael Park
Outstanding Suporting Actor: Jonathan Jackson
Outstanding Supporting Actress: Heather Tom
Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team: The Young and the Restless
Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team: (Tie) The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless
Outstanding Younger Actor: Scott Clifton, The Bold and the Beautiful
Outstanding Younger Actress: Brittany Allen, All My Children