The 2022 Daytime Emmys are currently underway. The big event hosted by Entertainment Tonight co-hosts Kevin Frazier, and Nischelle Turner honors the programming and talent in daytime TV. Many famous names are nominated, from soap operas to talk shows to cooking programs. The Young and the Restless lead the drama series categories with 18 nominations, while General Hospital has 17 nods.
As for talk shows, The Kelly Clarkson Show leads the pack with nine nominations. Clarkson is up for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show and Talk Show Host. She has stiff competition from Drew Barrymore, Kelly Ripa, and Ryan Seacrest.
Everyone will come together on daytime TV’s biggest night and celebrate their tremendous work over the past year. While everyone is deserving of a trophy, only one can take home the gold. Here’s a look at this year’s winners at the 49th Annual Daytime Emmys.
‘General Hospital’ wins the 2022 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series
ABC soap opera General Hospital takes home the top prize of Outstanding Drama Series, making this its 15th win.
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
The Young and the Restless star Mishael Morgan took the Lead Actress award in a historic victory.
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
John McCook from The Bold and the Beautiful won for his portrayal of Eric Forrester.
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
General Hospital star Kelly Thiebaud took the prestigious honor.
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jeff Kober won for his portrayal of General Hospital bad guy Cyrus Renault.
Outstanding Younger Performer in a Drama Series
General Hospital newcomer Nicholas Chavez capped off a fantastic year by winning the gold.
Lifetime Achievement Award
Days of Our Lives actor Jon Aniston was honored with the legacy award for his 37 years of playing Victor Kiriakis.
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
General Hospital took the prize.
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Days of Our Lives won for its outstanding writing in 2021.
‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’ won the 2022 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show
The Kelly Clarkson Show won its second Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show.
Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host
Kelly Clarkson felt the love at the 2022 Daytime Emmys with her talk show host award.
Outstanding Informative Talk Show
Disney+ scored a victory with Turning the Tables with Robin Roberts.
Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host
Tamron Hall won for The Tamron Hall Show.
Outstanding Entertainment News Series
Entertainment Tonight won the 2022 Daytime Emmy, making it the show’s eighth victory.
The 2022 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Game Show went to ‘Jeopardy’
Jeopardy won the prize despite a controversial year.
Outstanding Game Show Host
Family Feud host Steve Harvey won his third award in this category.