5th Daytime Emmy Awards

The 5th Daytime Emmy Awards were held on June 7, 1978, on ABC, to commemorate excellence in American daytime programming from the previous year (1977). The awards were hosted by Family Feud host Richard Dawson, who also won an award for best game show host.

Winners in each category are in bold.

5th Daytime Emmy Awards
DateJune 7, 1978
Presented byNational Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Hosted byRichard Dawson
Television/radio coverage
NetworkABC

Outstanding Daytime Drama Series

Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series

Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series

Outstanding Daytime Drama Series Writing

  • Guiding Light
  • Days of our Lives
  • All My Children
  • Ryan's Hope

Outstanding Daytime Drama Series Directing

  • Another World
  • Days of our Lives
  • Ryan's Hope
  • As the World Turns
  • Love of Life
  • The Young and the Restless

Outstanding Game or Audience Participation Show

Outstanding Host or Hostess in a Game or Audience Participation Show

Outstanding Host or Hostess in a Talk, Service or Variety Series

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1978 Emmy Awards

1978 Emmy Awards may refer to:

30th Primetime Emmy Awards, the 1978 Emmy Awards ceremony honoring primetime programming

5th Daytime Emmy Awards, the 1978 Emmy Awards ceremony honoring daytime programming

6th International Emmy Awards, the 1978 Emmy Awards ceremony honoring international programming

6th Daytime Emmy Awards

The 6th Daytime Emmy Awards were held in 1979 to commemorate excellence in American daytime programming from the previous year (1978). The 1979 Emmy awards introduced the supporting actor and actress categories, meaning that five awards were given out that year, a first in the awards show's history. The outstanding individual achievement in technical and design excellence for daytime drama series category made its debut also (which includes video, audio, music, lighting, art and scenic directors, designers, makeup artists, hair dressers, graphic and title sequence designers).

The ceremony was telecast at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 17 on CBS. Match Game, normally scheduled at 4 p.m., aired at 10 a.m. Guiding Light, normally scheduled for 2:30-3:30 p.m., aired a half-hour episode.

Winners in each category are in bold.

Primetime Emmy Award
Daytime Emmy Award
International
Sports
  • (categories)
Technology & Engineering
News & Documentary
Regional

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