39th Daytime Emmy Awards
|39th Daytime Emmy Awards|
|Awarded for||Outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television|
|Date||June 23, 2012|
|Location||Beverly Hilton Hotel|
|Preshow host(s)||A.J. Hammer
|Most awards||General Hospital (5)|
|Most nominations||General Hospital (23)|
|Produced by||Gabriel Gornell
The 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) and Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), ″recognizes outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m. during the 2011 calendar year″. The ceremony took place on June 23, 2012 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, California beginning at 5:00 p.m. PST / 8:00 p.m. EST. The ceremony was televised in the United States by HLN and produced by LocoDistro and Executive Producer Gabriel Gornell.
The evening was not hosted however the pre-show ceremony was hosted by A.J. Hammer and Nischelle Turner. The drama pre-nominees were announced on March 2, 2012, and the nominations were announced during an episode of The Today Show on May 9, 2012. In related events, the 39th Annual Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony was held at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles on June 17, 2012.
General Hospital won the most awards, with a total of five wins including Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team and other Creative Arts Emmy Awards. The soap opera also had the most awards with a total of 23 (including Creative Arts Emmy Awards). Anthony Geary won its seventh win in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series category. Live! with Regis and Kelly won in the Outstanding Talk Show Entertainment category for its last season. The Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to television producer Bill Geddie. The ceremony attracted 912,000 viewers (not counting four repeat broadcasts which brought the total to 2 million), the broadcast was "the most watched regularly scheduled, non-news telecast" ever on HLN, but by far the least-watched Daytime Emmy ceremony ever.
Winners and nominees
|Indicates the winner|
|Category||Winners and nominees|
|Outstanding Drama Series|
|Outstanding Children's Animated Program|
|Outstanding Culinary Program||
|Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show|
|Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program|
|Outstanding Morning Program|
|Outstanding New Approaches – Daytime Entertainment|
|Outstanding Talk Show Entertainment|
|Outstanding Talk Show Informative|
|Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series|
|Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series|
|Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series|
|Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series|
|Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series|
|Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series|
|Outstanding Game Show Host|
|Outstanding Lifestyle/Culinary Host|
|Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series|
|Outstanding Talk Show Host|
|Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team|
|Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team|
|Lifetime Achievement Award|
Deidre Hall presented the filmed tribute to the TV artists and producers who died in 2011:
- Jack LaLanne
- Jeff Conaway
- Leonard B. Stern
- Sherwood Schwartz
- David Pressman
- Mary Fickett
- Patricia Breslin
- Sue Mengers
- Judy Lewis
- Nick Santino
- Jonathan Frid
- Dick Clark
- Bob Stewart
- Lee Rich
- Jim Paratore
- Kathryn Joosten
- Ray Bradbury
- Richard Dawson
- Judy Freudberg
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to 2012 Daytime Emmy Awards.|
- "The 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Nominations" (PDF). New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. May 9, 2013. Archived from the original on June 28, 2013. Retrieved May 5, 2013.
- "The 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Winners" (PDF). New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. June 23, 2013. Retrieved September 15, 2013.
- Fairman, Michael (May 24, 2012). "BREAKING NEWS: Daytime Emmy Awards to be Televised on HLN!". Los Angeles: On-Air On-Soaps. Retrieved September 15, 2013.
- "The 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award Pre-Nominations" (PDF). New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. May 13, 2013. Retrieved February 27, 2013.
- "The 39th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Award Winners". New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. June 14, 2013. Retrieved June 20, 2013.
- "The 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award" (PDF). New York: emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. May 9, 2013. pp. 14–16. Retrieved September 15, 2013.
- de Moraes, Lisa (June 25, 2012). "Daytime Emmy Awards’ 912,000 viewers sets record for HLN and franchise — high and low, respectively". Washington Post. Retrieved September 15, 2013.