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26th Daytime Emmy Awards

The 26th Daytime Emmy Awards were held in 1999 to commemorate excellence in daytime television programming from the previous year (1998). The main ceremonies were held May 21, 1999, at The Theater in Madison Square Garden in New York City and were televised live by CBS. Memorable moments that occurred at the ceremonies included the ABC soap opera General Hospital winning a record number of Daytime Emmys with a total of eight, and Susan Lucci's first-ever win in the Outstanding Lead Actress category after losing a total of 18 times. Winners in each category are in bold.[1]

26th Daytime Emmy Awards
  • May 21, 1999 (Ceremony)
  • May 15 (Creative Arts Awards)
LocationThe Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York City
Presented byNational Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Hosted byOprah Winfrey
Television/radio coverage

Outstanding Drama SeriesEdit

Outstanding Lead ActorEdit

Outstanding Lead ActressEdit

Outstanding supporting actorEdit

Outstanding supporting actressEdit

Outstanding younger actorEdit

Outstanding younger actressEdit

Outstanding drama series writing teamEdit

Outstanding drama series directing teamEdit

Outstanding Music Direction and CompositionEdit

Outstanding Sound Mixing – Special ClassEdit

Outstanding Sound EditingEdit

Outstanding Single-Camera EditingEdit

Outstanding Children's SeriesEdit

Outstanding Directing for a Children's SeriesEdit

Outstanding Special Class Animated ProgramEdit

Outstanding Performer in an Animated ProgramEdit

Outstanding MakeupEdit

Lifetime achievement awardEdit


  1. ^ "The Twenty-Sixth Annual Daytime Emmy Awards". Soap Central and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. New York City. Retrieved February 9, 2016.

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