Family Game Night's Todd Newton picked up his first Daytime Emmy Award, snagging Outstanding Game Show Host. During his acceptance speech, Newton revealed his life-long dream was to be a game show host, and that he's always admired the greats such as Bob Barker and Richard Dawson.
A pair of cute, cuddly blondes, Big Bird and Ellen Degeneres, led the non-soap Daytime Emmy nominations this year. Kiddie TV classic Sesame Street had the most non-soap nominations with 16. The Ellen Degeneres Show nabbed the most talk show nods with 12. For the complete list of Daytime Emmy nominees (including soaps again) see below!
Daytime icon Bob Barker and upcoming Virgin Mary Pamela Anderson were among the famous vegetarians included on sheets of limited-edition 44-cent stamps and honored by PETA (People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals) on November 29. According to the LA Times, Barker and Anderson were on hand to help promote the event, but it was Anderson who drew the most attention. The stamps, featuring such other famous people as Woody Harrelson, Gandhi and Leonardo da Vinci can be purchased through Peta’s official website. See more photos after the jump! READ MORE
Watching families fight still pays off. According to Deadline, Steve Harvey’s Family Feud has been renewed by distributor Debmar-Mercury through 2015, in over 75 percent of the country. Reportedly, the syndicated late afternoon and early evening game show has grown by 35 percent in households and 40 percent among women 25-54 with Harvey as host.
Come on down for Christian LeBlanc and Tracey Bregman! The Young and the Restless' actors will be appearing on the long running CBS game show The Price is Right on June 16, according to Soaps in Depth. Reportedly the pair will help present a Daytime Emmys showcase a contestant could win.
We’ve seen The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful stars make appearances on The Price is Right and now fans of The Talk’s Julie Chen and Holly Robinson Peete can look forward to them popping up on the long-running game show too. According to EW.com, Chen and Peete will appear on the April 6 episode of The Price is Right, hosted by Drew Carey. Fans will then see Carey drop in on The Talk later that same day.