Food Network Garners Daytime Emmy Award

Network’s ‘Barefoot Contessa’ Wins for Best Culinary Program
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Food Network’s Barefoot Contessa: Back To Basics was cable’s lone winner during the 42 Annual Daytime Awards ceremony Sunday night.

The series won for Outstanding Culinary Program, beating out fellow stablemates Guy’s Big Bite from Food Network and Cooking Channel’s My Grandmother’s Ravioli, as well as PBS’ Martha Bakes and The Mind of A Chef.

Overall CBS won seven Daytime Emmys during the telecast, followed by syndicated programming with five statuettes and ABC and NBC at four and two Emmys respectively.

Iconic actress Betty White was presented with the lifetime achievement award during the awards ceremony, which was aired by POP network and hosted by Tyra Banks.  

A full list of Daytime Emmy Winners are is as follows:  

Outstanding Drama series

Days of Our Lives                                                                                    NBC

AND

The Young and the Restless                                                                    CBS

Outstanding Culinary Program

Barefoot Contessa:  Back to Basics                                       Food Network

Outstanding Game Show

Jeopardy!                                                                                  SYNDICATED

Outstanding Morning Program

CBS Sunday Morning                                                                              CBS

Outstanding Morning Program in Spanish/

Programa Matutino Sobresaliente en Español

Un Nuevo Día                                                                              Telemundo

Outstanding Talk Show / Informative

Steve Harvey                                                                             SYNDICATED

Outstanding Talk Show / Entertainment

The Ellen DeGeneres Show                                                      SYNDICATED

Outstanding Entertainment News Program

Entertainment Tonight                                                                           CBS

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

MAURA WEST, as Ava Jerome

General Hospital                                                                                     ABC

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

ANTHONY GEARY, as Luke Spencer

General Hospital                                                                                     ABC

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

AMELIA HEINLE, as Victoria Newman

The Young and the Restless                                                                    CBS

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

CHAD DUELL, as Michael Corinthos

General Hospital                                                                                     ABC

Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series

HUNTER KING, as Summer Newman

The Young and the Restless                                                                    CBS

Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series

FREDDIE SMITH, as Sonny Kiriakis

Days of Our Lives                                                                                    NBC

Outstanding Game Show Host

CRAIG FERGUSON, Host

Celebrity Name Game                                                              SYNDICATED

Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host

MARIO BATALI, CARLA HALL, CLINTON KELLY, DAPHNE OZ, MICHAEL SYMON, Hosts

The Chew                                                                                                 ABC

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