|13th Daytime Emmy Awards|
|Date||July 17, 1986|
|Presented by||National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences|
The 13th Daytime Emmy Awards were held on Thursday, July 17, 1986, on NBC to commemorate excellence in daytime programming from March 6, 1985 to March 5, 1986. The telecast, lasting from 3-4:30 p.m., preempted Santa Barbara.
Winners in each category are in bold.
NOTE: The award was originally given to The Young and the Restless until a tally miscount forced The Young and the Restless to hand over the award to Guiding Light.