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Ellen DeGeneres Wins Big at Daytime Emmy Awards

April 29th, 2006 11:03am EDT favorite Add to My News
Ellen DeGeneresEllen DeGeneres triumphed at the Daytime Emmys on Friday for a second year running, scooping two awards for her talk show Ellen. The TV award ceremony, held in Los Angeles for the first time ever, saw DeGeneres collect honors for Best Talk Show and Best Talk Show Host.

DeGeneres publicly praised partner Portia De Rossi when she took to the stage at the legendary Kodak Theatre, declaring, "Portia, I love you."

Meanwhile, hit soap opera General Hospital bagged an impressive nine nods, including Best Daytime Drama, Best Actor for Anthony Geary and Best Directing Team.

Cult kids show Sesame Street won its 25th trophy for Outstanding Pre-school Children's Series. Caroll Spinney, who voices dustbin-dwelling muppet Oscar the Grouch, said, "I would have been happy if we lost." Spinney also won a lifetime achievement award.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)




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