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7th Daytime Emmy Awards
DateWednesday, June 4, 1980
LocationStudio 8H, 30 Rockefeller Plaza
Presented byNational Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Hosted byEd McMahon and Susan Seaforth Hayes
Television/radio coverage
NetworkNBC

The 7th Daytime Emmy Awards were held in 1980 to commemorate excellence in daytime programming from the previous year (1979). The seventh awards included a cameo appearance category, giving an award to a memorable soap cameo. Six awards were given.

The ceremony was telecast at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 4 on NBC. It preempted Another World, which was a 90-minute program at the time.

Winners in each category are in bold.

Outstanding Daytime Drama Series

Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series

Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Daytime Drama Series

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Daytime Drama Series

Outstanding Cameo Appearance in a Daytime Drama Series

Outstanding Daytime Drama Series Writing

Outstanding Daytime Drama Series Directing

Outstanding Game Show

Outstanding Game Show Host

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