You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

Ellen DeGeneres, Steve Harvey among top Daytime Emmy winners

Associated Press logo Associated Press 5/1/2017
Mary Hart accepts the lifetime achievement award at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Center on Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Mary Hart accepts the lifetime achievement award at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Center on Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" won the Daytime Emmy Award for best entertainment talk show, 20 years to the day that her character came out as gay on the sitcom "Ellen."

Nancy O'Dell, left, and Kevin Frazier accept the award for outstanding entertainment news program for "Entertainment Tonight" at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Center on Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Nancy O'Dell, left, and Kevin Frazier accept the award for outstanding entertainment news program for "Entertainment Tonight" at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Center on Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

DeGeneres' talk show was honored at Sunday's live-streamed ceremony hosted by Mario Lopez and Sheryl Underwood.

Sheryl Underwood, from left, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, and Aisha Tyler on stage at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Center on Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Sheryl Underwood, from left, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, and Aisha Tyler on stage at the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Center on Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

"General Hospital" was honored as best daytime drama, with top acting awards going to Scott Clifton for "The Bold and the Beautiful" and Gina Tognoni for "The Young and the Restless."

Steve Harvey missed the ceremony but was a double winner. He was named best game show host for "Family Feud" and best host of an informative talk show for "Steve Harvey."

"Entertainment Tonight" was honored as best entertainment news program, and former "ET" anchor Mary Hart accepted a lifetime achievement award.

AdChoices
AdChoices
AdChoices
image beaconimage beaconimage beacon