33rd Daytime Emmy Awards
  • April 28, 2006 (Ceremony)
  • April 22, 2006 (Creative Arts Awards)
LocationKodak Theatre, Los Angeles
Presented byNational Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
John Frieda
Hosted byTom Bergeron
Cameron Mathison
Kelly Monaco
Television/radio coverage
Produced byRicky Kirshner
Glenn Weiss

The 33rd Daytime Emmy Awards, commemorating excellence in American daytime programming from 2005, was held on Friday, April 28, 2006 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. This was the first time that the Daytime Emmys were held outside New York. ABC televised the ceremonies in the United States. Creative Arts Emmy Awards were presented on April 22, 2006, while nominations were announced on February 8.

This year's Lifetime Achievement Award went to Caroll Spinney, a television entertainer for over four decades, who has portrayed Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street since 1969, appearing in over 4,000 episodes.

Nominations and winners

The following is a partial list of nominees, with winners in bold:

Outstanding Drama Series

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series

Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series

Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team

Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team

Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show

Outstanding Game Show Host

Outstanding Talk Show

Outstanding Talk Show Host

Outstanding Service Show

Outstanding Service Show Host

Outstanding Special Class Series

Outstanding Children's Animated Program

Outstanding Special Class Animated Program

Outstanding Performer In An Animated Program

Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series

Outstanding Children's Series

Outstanding Performer in a Children's Series

Outstanding Sound Editing - Live Action and Animation

Outstanding Sound Mixing - Live Action and Animation

Lifetime Achievement Award

Special Tributes