Daytime Emmys streamed online as interest dwindles
Question: What happened to the Daytime Emmys? Were they televised? When and what channel? Why are they so downplayed? I don’t understand it.
Answer: The main Daytime Emmys were handed out April 30. Winners included Steve Harvey (both for hosting his talk show and for hosting “Family Feud”), “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “Good Morning America” and “General Hospital.” The ceremony was not televised; it was streamed online on Facebook and Twitter-Periscope. You can now find the presentation on YouTube or check out the winners list at emmyonline.org. As what TVLine.com calls “a reflection of dwindling interest in soaps and other pre-primetime fare,” the daytime awards have not been on a broadcast network for some time. They have been online only for three of the past four years — and weren’t even a live presentation one of those years.
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