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Ellen, Rachael lead Daytime Emmys

Comedian Ellen DeGeneres and Rachael Ray, the cooking and lifestyleguru,  shared the Daytime Emmy spotlight Friday as they split U.S.television’s top two awards for entertainment talk shows.


Comedian Ellen DeGeneres and Rachael Ray, the cooking and lifestyle guru, shared the Daytime Emmy spotlight Friday as they split U.S. television’s top two awards for entertainment talk shows.

In another high point, Jeanne Cooper, the grand dame of America’s longtime No. 1 soap opera, was named best lead actress in a drama series for her 35-year role on The Young And The Restless.

The victory for Rachael Ray in the race for best talk show marked an upset over The Ellen DeGeneres Show, which won the prize in each of the last four years. But DeGeneres pulled off a triumph for a fourth straight year as best talk show host.

 
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