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NYC Shows Win Big at Daytime Emmys

June 20, 2011 - The 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards, hosted by Wayne Brady, awarded several New York City based shows for their excellence in television. Hometown series took top honors at both the televised gala on June 19, as well as the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on June 17.

New York’s daytime talk shows were the big winners of the night. “Dr. Oz” won for Outstanding Talk Show (Informative) and Outstanding Talk Show Host, tying with the highly popular morning show hosts of “Live with Regis and Kelly.”

For the second year in a row, Ben Bailey, host of Discovery’s “Cash Cab” won for Outstanding Game Show Host.

PBS’s celebrated children’s classic, “Sesame Street,” won numerous awards, including Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Series, Achievement in Art Direction and Outstanding Original Song. Kevin Clash, who plays Elmo, also won an award for Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Series to add to his collection.

Two iconic game show hosts, Pat Sajak of “Wheel of Fortune” and Alex Trebek of “Jeopardy” were both honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards for their work.

For more information about the 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards, visit emmyonline.tv/daytime.
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