1996–1997 Daytime Emmy Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 1996–1997 Daytime Emmy Awards were presented on May 21, 1997 at New York City's Radio City Music Hall.

Outstanding DramaGeneral Hospital (ABC)
Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesJustin Deas, Guiding Light (CBS)
Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesJess Walton, The Young and the Restless (CBS)
Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesIan Buchanan, The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)
Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesMichelle Stafford, The Young and the Restless (CBS)
Younger Actor in a Drama SeriesKevin Mambo, Guiding Light (CBS)
Younger Actress in a Drama SeriesSarah Brown, General Hospital (ABC)
Outstanding Children's SeriesReading Rainbow (PBS)
Outstanding Children's SpecialElmo Saves Christmas (PBS)
Outstanding Children's Animated ProgramAnimaniacs (WB)
Outstanding Game ShowThe Price Is Right (CBS)
Outstanding Game-Show HostPat Sajak, Wheel of Fortune (syndicated)
Outstanding Talk ShowThe Oprah Winfrey Show (syndicated)
Outstanding Talk-Show HostRosie O'Donnell, The Rosie O'Donnell Show (syndicated)

See Emmy Awards for the 1996–1997 Prime-time Emmy Awards

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