5th Daytime Emmy Awards

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5th Daytime Emmy Awards
Date June 7, 1978
Host Richard Dawson
Television/Radio coverage
Network ABC
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The 5th Daytime Emmy Awards were held on June 7, 1978 on ABC, to commemorate excellence in American daytime programming from the previous year (1977). The awards were hosted by Family Feud host Richard Dawson, who also won an award for best game show host.

Winners in each category are in bold.

Outstanding Daytime Drama Series[edit]

Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series[edit]

Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series[edit]

Outstanding Daytime Drama Series Writing[edit]

Outstanding Daytime Drama Series Directing[edit]

  • Another World
  • Days of our Lives
  • Ryan's Hope
  • As the World Turns
  • Love of Life
  • The Young and the Restless

Outstanding Game or Audience Participation Show[edit]

Outstanding Host or Hostess in a Game or Audience Participation Show[edit]

Outstanding Host or Hostess in a Talk, Service or Variety Series[edit]

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