has lost her crown as the Queen of daytime TV - the hosts of The View
ended her four-year run as Best Talkshow Host at the Daytime Emmy Awards
The beloved funnywoman had held on to the prize since 2005, but faltered at the ceremony on Sunday when she came up against "The View's" feisty foursome Whoopi Goldberg
, Joy Behar
, Elisabeth Hasselbeck
and Barbara Walters
But it wasn't all bad for DeGeneres - her daily chatshow pulled back by picking up four awards during the night.
Fellow chatshow hosts Rachael Ray
and Tyra Banks
also walked away with prizes, winning Best Entertainment and Best Informative program for the respective TV shows.
Soap opera The Bold And The Beautiful
took Best Drama, while Best Actor went to The Young And The Restless
' Christian LeBlanc
and Susan Haskell
, from One Life To Live
, was named Best Actress.
Haskell was also celebrating after her show scooped the most awards of the night, tied with All My Children
- winning five Emmys in total.
PBS' Sesame Street
received the lifetime achievement award in recognition of its 40-year run.
The ceremony was hosted by Ugly Betty
star Vanessa Williams
at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles.