Leading the night's honors.
On Friday April 24 at 5:30 PM game show icon Alex Trebek ("Jeopardy") and actress Florence Henderson ("The Brady Bunch") will take the stage to host the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Universal Hilton in Los Angeles. Producer/Director Michael Gargiulo will be honored with this year's Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on such shows as "Password," "I've got a Secret," "To tell the Truth," "The Thanksgiving Day Parade," "New Year's Eve Celebration" and various other productions over the last fifty years.
"I feel like we have garnered two icons of television royalty in having Alex Trebek and Florence Henderson as co-hosts for our grand celebration of the best in the craft of television at this year's Daytime Creative Arts gala," said Bob Mauro, President, NATAS. "Adding Producer/Director Michael Gargiulo as our lifetime achievement honoree to the evening's festivities with his over-half a century of Emmy-Award winning work guarantees a terrific evening as we honor the best in daytime television."
"Michael Gargiulo is a behind the camera pioneer that goes back to his days with television legends Bob Stewart and Mark Goodson," said David Michaels, Senior Vice President, Daytime. "From his historic recording of the Nixon Khrushchev 'kitchen debate' to the '$10,000 Pyramid,' Michael Gargiulo has produced and directed just about everything in a career that includes game shows, variety specials and news. We're delighted to be honoring him with this well-deserved lifetime achievement award."
Get news surrounding the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards and be sure to tune in on Sunday April 26 for daytime's biggest night!
Header Photo Credit: Alex Trebek (Alberto Reyes/WENN.com)
- Amy Mistretta