Oldest Actor Dick Van Dyke Makes Historic Win at 51st Daytime Emmy Awards, See Full List of Winners!

Los Angeles, California – The 51st edition of the highly anticipated Daytime Emmy Awards recently took place, celebrating excellence in daytime television across various genres such as talk shows, soap operas, travel, and culinary programs. This year’s event was not just a showcase of talent but also a night filled with historic moments.

Among the notable highlights was Dick Van Dyke’s groundbreaking win, making history as the oldest actor at 98 years old to receive a Daytime Emmy Award. Van Dyke clinched the Guest Performance in a Daytime Drama Series award for his role in “Days of Our Lives.” Expressing both astonishment and gratitude, Van Dyke joked about his age and sharpness by stating, “Am I really the oldest? I didn’t know I was the oldest.”

Additionally, “General Hospital” emerged as a big winner of the night, bagging four Daytime Emmy Awards in categories such as Best Directing, Best Writing, Best Support Performance, and Best Drama Series. The star-studded ceremony, hosted by ET’s Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner, took place at Los Angeles’ Westin Bonaventure Hotel on June 7 for the third consecutive year.

Entertainment Tonight also made waves by securing multiple wins, including the first-ever Outstanding Daytime Personality Emmy, further solidifying its presence as a frontrunner in the entertainment news industry. The award-winning program also took home the Outstanding Entertainment News Series category for the fifth consecutive year and ninth overall.

Night two of the event featured the Daytime Emmy Creative Arts & Lifestyle Awards on Saturday, showcasing talent and creativity in a variety of categories such as culinary programs, daytime drama series, and daytime talk series. The awards ceremony recognized outstanding accomplishments in various aspects of daytime television, highlighting the industry’s diverse and exceptional talent.

Amidst the glitz and glamour of the Daytime Emmy Awards, the event served as a platform to celebrate the hard work and dedication of individuals and teams behind some of the most popular daytime television programs. The ceremony not only honored past achievements but also set the stage for future innovation and excellence in the realm of daytime entertainment.