Monday, May 2, 2016

Did something happen?

If a Daytime Emmy falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it...

My sour attitude toward showbiz kudofests is well known to anybody who reads this blog. But even grumpy moi is starting to have a little sympathy for the Daytime Emmys. When a TV awards show can't even get on TV, you gotta feel a bit sorry for it. The Daytime Emmys also produced near-zero buzz in the online world. The event did generate a few stories because Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan won an awkward Emmy for their soon to be dissolved partnership. Neither showed up at the ceremony.

The game show awards went to Craig Ferguson (Celebrity Name Game) for best host and The Price is Right for best show. That's number two for Craig and number I-don't-know-how-many for TPiR. I think Alex Trebek said a while back that he would like to win one more Emmy. Sorry, Alex, but Mr. Ferguson looks to have cornered that award for now.

General Hospital also won a lot. That is all.


  1. Believe it or not, this was only the 6th win for Best Game Show for The Price is Right.

  2. "Only" the sixth? How many does the show need?

    Anyway, the Daytime Emmys are so forlorn I feel a little bad about dumping on them.

  3. My theory has been that the Daytime Emmys jumped the shark the year Susan Lucci finally, deservedly, won. That was always some extra drama in the 80’s and 90’s that just can’t be recreated to attract interest from folks like me, who don’t follow the soaps day to day.