26th Daytime Emmy Awards

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26th Daytime Emmy Awards
  • May 21, 1999 (Ceremony)
  • May 15 (Creative Arts Awards)
LocationThe Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York City
Presented byNational Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Hosted byOprah Winfrey
Television/radio coverage

The 26th Daytime Emmy Awards were held in 1999 to commemorate excellence in daytime television programming from the previous year (1998). The main ceremonies were held May 21, 1999, at The Theater in Madison Square Garden in New York City and were televised live by CBS. Memorable moments that occurred at the ceremonies included the ABC soap opera General Hospital winning a record number of Daytime Emmys with a total of eight, and Susan Lucci's first-ever win in the Outstanding Lead Actress category after losing a total of 18 times. Winners in each category are in bold.[1]

Outstanding Drama Series[edit]

Outstanding Lead Actor[edit]

Outstanding Lead Actress[edit]

Outstanding supporting actor[edit]

Outstanding supporting actress[edit]

Outstanding younger actor[edit]

Outstanding younger actress[edit]

Outstanding drama series writing team[edit]

Outstanding drama series directing team[edit]

Outstanding Music Direction and Composition[edit]

Outstanding Sound Mixing – Special Class[edit]

Outstanding Sound Editing[edit]

Outstanding Single-Camera Editing[edit]

Outstanding Children's Series[edit]

Outstanding Directing for a Children's Series[edit]

Outstanding Special Class Animated Program[edit]

Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program[edit]

Outstanding Makeup[edit]

Lifetime achievement award[edit]


  1. ^ "The Twenty-Sixth Annual Daytime Emmy Awards". Soap Central and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. New York City. Retrieved February 9, 2016.

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