Young And The Restless Comes Out On Top At Daytime Emmys

Published on June 27, 2020.

The Young And The Restless (Y&R) led the pack at last night’s Daytime Emmys, picking up four major awards. The sudser won Outstanding Drama Series, for the second year in a row, Outstanding Lead Actor, Outstanding Supporting Actor and Outstanding Guest Performer.

The Bold And The Beautiful (B&B) and General Hospital (GH) picked up two awards each, and Days Of Our Lives (DOOL) received one.

Y&R’s Executive Producer Anthony Morina was pleased with the win but also said it was “bittersweet” because the show had lost three people who were important to them, Kristoff St. John (Neil Winters), Co-Creator Lee Phillip Bell and Producer Lisa De Cazotte.

B&B’s Heather Tom (Katie Logan) won Outstanding Lead Actress, her sixth Emmy award. She said she was proud to be part of the daytime community and thanked fans. “If we can bring you a half an hour of joy every day, it is our honor to do so,” Tom said.

The 2020 Daytime Emmy Winners were, as follows:

Outstanding Daytime Drama

The Young And The Restless

Outstanding Directing Team

General Hospital

Outstanding Writing Team

The Bold And The Beautiful

Outstanding Lead Actress

Heather Tom (B&B)

Outstanding Lead Actor

Jason Thompson (Y&R)

Outstanding Supporting Actress

Tamara Braun (GH)

Outstanding Supporting Actor

Bryton James (Y&R)

Outstanding Younger Performer

Olivia Rose Keegan (DOOL)

Outstanding Guest Performer

Eva LaRue (Y&R)

The awards ceremony was broadcast on CBS and winners accepted their awards from home this year. Congratulations to all the 2020 Daytime Emmy Award recipients!

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