CBS topnotcher with 15 at 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

CBS' 15 awards was the highest tally at the 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards last weekend, including those for the outstanding lead actor (Peter Bergman, The Young and The Restless), actress (Susan Flannery, The Bold and The Beautifu') as well as outstanding drama series (The Young and The Restless).

ABC followed with a tally of 12 awards. Sesame Street won the Outstanding Pre-school children's series at the 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards last weekend, helping PBS notch up a total of 11 awards. Bob Barker hosted the show that also included a tribute to CBS' Guiding Light, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary this year.

The Daytime Emmy Awards were presented for performances and programmes in 18 categories, including a Lifetime Achievement Award, which was given to John Cannon, former president of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The Daytime Emmys are a presentation of The National Academy for Television Arts and Sciences and with The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

The Daytime Emmy Awards are presented to daytime television programs broadcast between 2 am and 6 pm. The eligibility period for all awards was 1 January, 2001 through 31 December, 2001.

Disney Channel's Madeline won the Outstanding Children's Animated Program, while Bob Barker, the host of CBS' The Price is Right won as the Outstanding Game Show Host. Rosie O'Donnell was adjudged Outstanding Talk Show Host for the show which was also awarded the Outstanding Talk Show of the Year. CBS' As the World Turns was judged the Outstanding Drama Series at the Daytime Emmys.

Crystal Chappell won the Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series for her role in CBS' Guiding Light, and Joshi Duhamel won the Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series for ABC's All My Children. Jennifer Finnigan bagged the award for Outstanding Younger Actress In A Drama Series for CBS' The Bold and The Beautiful', while ABC's One Life to Live' was adjudged Outstanding Drama Series of the year. Jeopardy!' won the Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show and Showtime's My Louisiana Sky bagged the Outstanding Children's Special.

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