23rd Daytime Emmy Awards

The 23rd Daytime Emmy Awards were held on May 22, 1996, on CBS to commemorate excellence in daytime programming from the previous year (1995). At this ceremony, Erika Slezak set a then record with five Emmy Awards for Lead Actress. She would beat her own record in 2005. The telecast aired two-hours. The Creative Arts Emmy celebration took place on May 18, 1996.

23rd Daytime Emmy Awards
  • May 22, 1996 (Ceremony)
  • May 18, 1996 (Creative Arts Awards)
Presented byNational Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Hosted byEric Braeden
Melody Thomas Scott
Television/radio coverage

Winners in each category are in bold.[1]

Outstanding Drama SeriesEdit

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesEdit

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesEdit

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesEdit

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesEdit

Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama SeriesEdit

Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama SeriesEdit

Outstanding Drama Series Writing TeamEdit

Outstanding Drama Series Directing TeamEdit

Outstanding Graphics and Title DesignEdit

Outstanding Directing in a Children's SeriesEdit

Outstanding Writing in a Children's SeriesEdit

Outstanding Music Direction and CompositionEdit

Outstanding Original SongEdit

Outstanding Sound EditingEdit

  • Jim Wilson, Thomas McGurk, Michael McAuliffe, Dave Howe and Ella Brackett (Bill Nye, the Science Guy)
  • Steve Bissinger, William H. Angarola, Kathryn Dayak, Mark Cookson, Gary Freedman, Kimberly Lambert and Robert Guastini (Flipper)
  • David Browning and Dick Maitland (Sesame Street)

Outstanding Sound Editing - Special ClassEdit

  • Robert Hargreaves, Matt Thorne, Russell Brower, Mike Dickeson, Bob Lacivita, Tom Maydeck, Mark Keatts, John Hegedes, Pat Rodman and Kelly Ann Foley (Batman: The Animated Series)
  • Timothy Borquez, Rick Hinson, Rick Hammel, Les Wolf and Thomas Syslo (Life with Louie)
  • William Griggs, Cecil Broughton, Kenneth Young, Charles Rychwalski, Jennifer Mertens and Ernesto Mas (Aladdin)
  • Marty Stein, David John West, Rick Hinson, Anthony Torretto, Chris Fradkin and Terry Reiff (The Tick)

Outstanding Sound Mixing - Special ClassEdit

Outstanding Sound MixingEdit

Outstanding MakeupEdit

Outstanding Children's Animated ProgramEdit

Outstanding in AnimationEdit

  • Gordon Bressack, Charles M. Howell IV, Peter Hastings, Randy Rogel, Tom Ruegger, Paul Rugg, Liz Holzman, Audu Paden, Andrea Romano, Al Zegler, Joey Banaszkiewicz, Barry Caldwell, Brian Mitchell, John Over, Norma Rivera, Rhoydon Shishido, Marcus Williams and Mark Zoeller (Animaniacs)
  • Mircea Mantta, Gerard Baldwin, Barbara Dourmashkin, Alan Zaslove, Jamie Thomason, Rob LaDuca, Dale Case, Bob Roth, Bill Motz, Mark Seidenberg, Mirith J. Colao, Denise Koyama and Lonnie Lloyd (Aladdin)
  • Andrea Romano, Liz Holzman, Al Zegler and Peter Hastings (Pinky and the Brain)
  • Andres Nieves, Claude Denis, Phillip Kim, David Manners, Richard Liebmann-Smith, Susan Blu, Larry Latham, Elaine Hultgren, Chuck Harvey, Christopher McCulloch, Hank Tucker and Ben Edlund (The Tick)
  • Richard Ziehler-Martin, Jeff Starling, Hector Martinez, Lin Hua Zheng, Ted Blackman, John Wee, Ed Klautky, Felipe Morell, Sung Hwan Choi, Jeremy M. Hopkinson, Ray Shenusay, Teri Shikasho, Tim Deacon, Keith Weesner, Bill Sienkiewicz, Rick Del Carmen, Chuck Puntuvatana, Tom Nesbitt, Dave Simons, Dan Fausett, Francis Barrios, Romeo Francisco, Clint Taylor, Eric Fredrickson, Neil Hunter, Nicholas Filippi, Joseph Dempsey, Ron Harris, Sean Roche and Joe Barruso (Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?)

Outstanding Performer in an Animated ProgramEdit

Outstanding Game ShowEdit

Outstanding Game Show HostEdit

Outstanding Children's SeriesEdit

Lifetime achievement awardEdit


  1. ^ "The Twenty-Third Annual Daytime Emmy Awards". Soap Central and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. New York City. Retrieved February 10, 2016.

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