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Soaps.com's Lori Wilson and Joel Amos walked the red carpet dishing with the soap stars and taking photos of the glitz and glam. Follow the live red carpet show and backstage blogging, with photos!
Photos are slowly trickling in from the Daytime Emmys red carpet show. 2011 Daytime Emmys red carpet, backstage photos here.
8.00 PM: It's time! Wayne Brady takes the stage with Jabbawockeez - awesome!
8.04 PM: Wayne comments about the stars at "AMC" and "OLTL" being 'forced' to retire. Rachael Ray and Penn & Teller are introduced to present the Outstanding Supporting Actor award. The Emmy goes to...Jonathan Jackson who plays Lucky Spencer on "General Hospital!"
8.08 PM: Daniel Goddard (Cane, "Y&R") and Christel Khalil (Lily, "Y&R") are on stage to present the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress. The Emmy goes to...Heather Tom for her role as Katie Logan Spencer on "The Bold and the Beautiful!"
8.11 PM: Cirque de Soleil tribute to the music of Elvis Presley!
8.17 PM: The cast of "The Doctors" is presenting the Outstanding Game Show award. The Emmy goes to...well, it's a tie. The first Emmy goes to Jeopardy! The winner of the second Emmy is Wheel of Fortune!
8.20 PM: Adam Gregory (Thomas, "B&B") is on stage with Jennifer Flavin Stallone. They introduce the Las Vegas lady, who shows us all of the hottest attractions.
8.23 PM: Marie Osmond leads a musical tribute to the men and women of the Armed Forces. She sang Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B - love that song!
8.26 PM Tracey Bregman (Lauren, "Y&R") was talking about the Jabot Cosmetics eye lift product!
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8.41 PM: Christian LeBlanc (Michael, "Y&R") and Tracey Bregman (Lauren, "Y&R") give the Outstanding Game Show Host award to Ben Bailey of Cash Cab!
8.32 PM: Kim Matula (Hope, "B&B") and Kyle and Chris Massey are introduced by Wayne Brady. They're talking about a chance to win a trip on a luxury yacht, a trip to Universal Studios in Florida, or to Atlantis in Bahamas. They say you have to go to CBS.com for a chance to win, and then show footage of them in Atlantis.
8.34 PM: Debbi Morgan (Angie, "AMC") and Darnell Williams (Jesse, "AMC") give a shout-out to the fans of "AMC" before handing out the award for Outstanding Writing Team. The Emmy goes to...The Young and the Restless!
8.43 PM: Anderson Cooper gives out the Outstanding Talk Show Host award. It's another tie! Dr. Mehmet Oz takes the first Emmy, and Kelly Ripa and Regis Philbin take the second Emmy!
8.45 PM: Marlee Matlin talks about Daytime Cares. Elton John talks about the Starkey Hearing Foundation.
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8.55 PM: Wayne Brady introduces Gladys Knight. She talks about the end of The Oprah Winfrey Show. She says they are honoring Oprah tonight with the first annual Crystal Pillar Award, and sings That's What Friends Are For.
9.00 PM: Dr. Oz takes the stage to thank Oprah for teaching him the fundamentals of talk show television. Barbara Walters, Dr. Phil, and Ellen DeGeneres have messages for Oprah as well.
9.06 PM: Celine Dion is singing Because You Loved Me in honor of Oprah. Love this!
9.09 PM: John Travolta makes a toast to Oprah being a hero of our times. Gladys Knight introduces Oprah, who has taped a 'thank you' in lieu of being in Las Vegas to accept the award.
9.15 PM: Another tie! Tuc Watkins (David, "OLTL") and Melissa Archer (Natalie, "OLTL") present the Outstanding Directing Team award to both The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless! Fabulous!
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9.24 PM: Haha! Alex Trebek thanked his hair and makeup people, saying he looks like Moammar Gadhafi without them!
9.25 PM: Ron Moss (Ridge, "B&B"), Kelly Monaco (Sam, "GH"), and Montel Williams take the stage to talk about helping sick kids. Footage is shown of many Daytime stars talking to ill children, including Susan Lucci (Erica, "AMC"), Tristan Rogers (Colin, "Y&R"), and Bree Williamson (Jess, "OLTL"). Ronn, Kelly, and Montel thank Marie Osmond and John Schneider for their work with Children's Miracle Network.
9.29 PM: Christel Khalil (Lily, "Y&R") talks about Jabot Cosmetics backstage!
9.35 PM: Arianne Zucker (Nicole, "DOOL") and Galen Gering (Rafe, "DOOL") present the Outstanding Younger Actress Award. The Emmy goes to...Brittany Allen for her role of Marissa Tasker on "All My Children!"
9.36 PM: Kimberly McCullough (Robin, "GH") and Jason Thompson (Patrick, "GH") present the Outstanding Younger Actor award. The Emmy goes to Scott Clifton for his role of William Spencer III on "The Bold and the Beautiful!"
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9.44 PM: Susan Lucci (Erica, "AMC") takes the stage with real-life daughter, Liza Huber (Gwen, "Passions"), to present the next award. Liza introduces Shemar Moore (ex-Malcolm, "Y&R") who plants a huge kiss on Susan! He says he misses his "Y&R" family. Shemar says he learned that Erica Kane has been married eleven times - she was gettin' it in!
9.48 PM: Shemar says that Daytime will not be the same without Susan, who thanks him, and comments that Daytime is alive and well, and thanks the fans. They present the award for Outstanding Lead Actor. The Emmy goes to...Michael Park for his role of Jack Snyder on "As The World Turns!" Michael's not there to accept the award.
9.51 PM: Shemar and Susan present the award for Outstanding Lead Actress. The Emmy goes to...Laura Wright as Carly Corinthos Jax on "General Hospital!"
9.53: Andrew from "The Doctors" talks about helping children with cleft palates and shows footage.
9.59 PM: Meredith Viera presents the award for Outstanding Daytime Drama to The Bold and the Beautiful! Congratulations!
List of Winners
Outstanding Supporting Actor
Jonathan Jackson (Lucky) “General Hospital”
Outstanding Supporting Actress
Heather Tom (Katie) “The Bold and the Beautiful”
Outstanding Writing Team
“The Young and the Restless”
Outstanding Directing Team
“The Bold and the Beautiful” and “The Young and the Restless”
Outstanding Younger Actress
Brittany Allen (Marissa) “All My Children”
Outstanding Younger Actor
Scott Clifton (William Spencer III) “The Bold and the Beautiful”
Outstanding Lead Actor
Michael Park (Jack) “As The World Turns”
Outstanding Lead Actress
Laura Wright (Carly) “General Hospital”
Outstanding Daytime Drama
“The Bold and the Beautiful”
- Candace Young