|1st Daytime Emmy Awards|
|Date||May 28, 1974|
|Location||Rockefeller Plaza, New York City|
|Presented by||National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences|
|Hosted by||Barbara Walters |
The 1st Daytime Emmy Awards were held on Tuesday, May 28, 1974, to commemorate excellence in daytime programming from the previous year (1973). It was hosted by Barbara Walters and Peter Marshall at the Rockefeller Plaza in New York City and televised on NBC. They were introduced to the stage by game and variety show host Garry Moore. Broadcast from 12-1:30 p.m. EST, the telecast preempted Jackpot, Celebrity Sweepstakes and local programming. For the first and only time as of 2020, the Daytime Emmy Awards aired on the same day as the Primetime Emmy Awards, broadcast that evening on NBC.
Winners in each category are in bold.