17th Daytime Emmy Awards
DateJune 28, 1990
LocationMarriott Marquis Hotel
Presented byNational Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Hosted byOprah Winfrey
Outstanding Drama SeriesSanta Barbara
Outstanding Game ShowJeopardy!
Television/radio coverage
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The 17th Daytime Emmy Awards were held on Thursday, June 28, 1990, on ABC, to commemorate excellence in American daytime programming from March 6, 1989-March 5, 1990. The event aired from 3-5 p.m. EST, live from the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. It preempted General Hospital.

Outstanding Drama Series

Outstanding Lead Actor

Outstanding Lead Actress

Outstanding Supporting Actor

Outstanding Supporting Actress

Outstanding Younger Actor

Outstanding Younger Actress

Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team

Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team

Outstanding Game Show

Outstanding Game Show Host


Outstanding Animated Program

Outstanding Film Sound Editing

Outstanding Children's Series

Lifetime achievement award