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26th Daytime Emmy Awards
Date
  • May 21, 1999 (Ceremony)
  • May 15 (Creative Arts Awards)
LocationThe Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York City
Presented byNational Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Hosted byOprah Winfrey
Television/radio coverage
NetworkCBS

The 26th Daytime Emmy Awards were held in 1999 to commemorate excellence in daytime television programming from the previous year (1998). The main ceremonies were held May 21, 1999, at The Theater in Madison Square Garden in New York City and were televised live by CBS. Memorable moments that occurred at the ceremonies included the ABC soap opera General Hospital winning a record number of Daytime Emmys with a total of eight, and Susan Lucci's first-ever win in the Outstanding Lead Actress category after losing a total of 18 times. Winners in each category are in bold.[1]

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 Music Direction and Composition

Outstanding Sound Mixing – Special Class

Outstanding Sound Editing

Outstanding Single-Camera Editing

Outstanding Game Show

Outstanding Game Show Host

Outstanding Children's Series

Outstanding Directing for a Children's Series

Outstanding Children's Animated Program

Outstanding Special Class Animated Program

Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program

Outstanding Makeup

Lifetime achievement award

References

  1. ^ "The Twenty-Sixth Annual Daytime Emmy Awards". Soap Central and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. New York City. Retrieved February 9, 2016.