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Daytime Emmys 2020: ‘Jeopardy,’ ‘The View,’ ‘Ellen,’ Alex Trebek, ‘Young and the Restless’ Among Top Winners

Daytime Emmys 2020: ‘Jeopardy,’ ‘The View,’ ‘Ellen,’ Alex Trebek, ‘Young and the Restless’ Among Top Winners

The 47th Daytime Emmy Awards got underway on Friday night, after a particularly unusual path due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This year’s Daytime Emmys returned to TV for the first time in five years, and to broadcast TV for the first time since 2011.

Big winners included best daytime drama winner “The Young and the Restless,” which dominated the tally with eight wins, the most for any show. Also experiencing a good night: “Jeopardy,” which was named best game show and best game show host (for Alex Trebek); “The View,” selected as best informative talk show; Kelly Clarkson, for entertainment talk show host; “Entertainment Tonight,” for entertainment news; and “Ellen” for entertainment talk show. In her acceptance speech, Ellen DeGeneres pledged to more actively use her show as a tool for change.

“I have been doing this show for 17 years and we have a few more to go,” DeGeneres said.

See full article on Variety