Monday, August 31, 2009

And The Emmy Goes to Cash Cab!

Apparently the Daytime Emmys were last night. You, like me, probably didn't know because they were cast off to the CW on a Sunday night. If you watch soaps or daytime TV, perhaps you'd be invested, but I gave up caring about Daytime TV when Passions was cancelled (from NBC, not DirecTV).

Scanning the list of winners the next day, however, I notice something sorta awesome. Cash Cab won for best Game Show! Can you watch Cash Cab anywhere in the country? It feels very New York, kind of a cult show. But Cash Cab won the big prize. Congrats!

Other winners of note are Tyra's Show winning for best informative talk show (i hope she smiled with her eyes while accepting) and the ladies of The View sharing the win for Best Talk Show host. Poor Regis and Kelly snubbed again. Although I haven't watched their show in years so maybe the quality has fallen off. Nobody fights about Hot Topics like the View Ladies! They can't be denied! Also, Kevin Clash won for his performance as Elmo on Sesame Street and I realized that this year I met both him and Elmo on set and the memory of my visit to Sesame Street makes me very happy.

List O' Winners!

Drama series: The Bold and the Beautiful
Lead actress in a drama series: Susan Haskell, One Life to Live
Lead actor in a drama series: Christian LeBlanc, The Young and the Restless
Supporting actress in a drama series: Tamara Braun, Days of Our Lives
Supporting actor in a drama series (tie): Vincent Irizarry, All My Children, and Jeff Branson, Guiding Light
Younger actress in a drama series: Julie Berman, General Hospital
Younger actor in a drama series: Darin Brooks, Days of Our Lives
Game-audience participation show: Cash Cab
Game show host: Meredith Vieira, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
Talk show-entertainment: Rachael Ray
Talk show-informative: The Tyra Banks Show
Talk show host: Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Sherri Shepherd, Barbara Walters, The View
Morning program: Good Morning America
Directing in a drama series: One Life to Live
Writing in a drama series: General Hospital
Performer in a children’s series: Kevin Clash, Elmo on Sesame Street
Lifetime achievement: Sesame Street

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