LOS ANGELES — The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) recently announced the winners of the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at a grand gala held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, CA. The Daytime Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00am to 6:00am during the 2016 calendar year.
“What a fantastic evening to be celebrating the life and blood of Daytime television in the magnificent Pasadena Civic Auditorium,” says Bob Mauro, president, NATAS. “The National Academy is excited to be honoring these esteemed nominees and we are thrilled to be honoring the woman who the whole country fell in love with when she first appeared on ‘Entertainment Tonight,’ Mary Hart. Mary’s charm, wit, and intelligence made her the most trusted anchor in the genre of entertainment news. Tonight, we raise a glass to her long career and all the men and women who make Daytime television one of the staples of the entertainment industry.”
CBS lead the networks with seven wins. ABC and ‘syndicated’ both won five awards. General Hospital was the biggest winner, with four Emmys. Download the complete list of winners HERE