Disney/ABC Television Group Receives 13 Daytime Emmy Awards
via press release:
THE DISNEY/ABC TELEVISION GROUP RECEIVES 13 DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS AT THE 37TH ANNUAL DAYTIME ENTERTAINMENT EMMY AWARDS
“All My Children” and “One Life to Live” Creator Agnes Nixon
Receives the Lifetime Achievement Award
“General Hospital” Actress Julie Berman Receives Her Second Consecutive
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress
The Disney/ABC Television Group received 13 Daytime Emmy Awards at the 37th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards presented this weekend, June 25th and 27th.
Legendary creator of the ABC Television Network’s “All My Children” and “One Life to Live,” Agnes Nixon, was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. One of the foremost women of television serial drama, Agnes Nixon is a rare personality in the world of entertainment – she has had a serial on the air five days a week, 52 weeks a year for over 45 years. She also created ABC’s “Loving,” in addition to working on other shows such as “Search for Tomorrow,” “As the World Turns,” “Guiding Light” and “Another World.”
For her role as Lulu Spencer on ABC’s “General Hospital,” actress Julie Berman was honored with her second consecutive Daytime Emmy in the Outstanding Younger Actress category. The series received a total of five awards. Other wins include Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team; Outstanding Promotional Announcement – Episodic for “Graffiti”; Outstanding Achievement in Multiple Camera Editing for a Drama Series and Outstanding Achievement in Technical Direction/Electronic Camera/Video Control for a Drama Series.
ABC’s “All My Children” was honored with three Emmy Awards and also received a special tribute honoring the series’ 40th Anniversary during the live telecast. The awards include Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design for a Drama Series; Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction for a Drama Series and Outstanding Achievement in Makeup for a Drama Series.
ABC’s “The View” and “One Life to Live” each received one award. “The View” was honored with an award for Outstanding Achievement in Makeup, and “One Live to Live” Casting Director Julie Madison received her first Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement for a Casting Director for a Drama Series.
ABC also received two awards for the “Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade” for Outstanding Achievement in Live & Direct to Tape Sound and Outstanding Achievement in Technical Direction/Electronic Camera/Video Control.
Disney’s hit animated series “Phineas and Ferb,” seen daily on Disney Channel and Disney XD, was honored with an award for Outstanding Writing in Animation.
The Daytime Emmy Awards were presented in Las Vegas for the first time and in Los Angeles. Winners of the 37th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards were announced live on CBS Television Network on June 27th from the Las Vegas Hilton. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards were presented on June 25th at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles.