DC #560: Super-Sized Emmy Reactions and State of Soaps Dish With Michael Logan

Join the Daytime Confidential crew in welcoming legendary TV Guide columnist Michael Logan for a Super-Sized episode of the DC podcast! Logan joins Luke, Jamey, Regan and Jillian for the first time to dish about the recent 37th Annual Daytime Emmys in Las Vegas. The gang leaves no golden lady unturned, discussing all of the major categories, plus the tributes!

Then Logan sticks around for a full-on State of Soaps Address with the DC crew. Everything from the awesomeness that is General Hospital, to why As The World Turns didn't deserved to be cancelled, One Life to Live and All My Children post the recent major overhauls, nostalgia fever at DAYS, B&B's latest pervy watercooler storyline and "How to Solve a Problem like Maria Arena Bell" at The Young and the Restless is covered. Trust us soap lovers, you will want to download this puppy quicker than a masked Brooke Logan leading a 20-year-old hottie outside so she can bang him against a wall!

Daytime Emmy Viewers Vote for All-Time Faves

The results are in for the Daytime Television All-Time Favorites poll that ran throughout the 37th Annual Daytime Emmy telecast! Here are the winners:

All Time Favorite Talk Show Host

Oprah Winfrey
Merv Griffin
Ellen DeGeneres-winner
Mike Douglas

All Time Favorite Soap Star
Anthony Geary
Susan Lucci
Eric Braeden-winner
Susan Flannery

All Time Favorite Game Show Host

Alex Trebek
Dick Clark-winner
Pat Sajak
Bob Barker

All Time Favorite Daytime Drama

General Hospital
The Young and the Restless-winner
One Life To Live
The Bold and the Beautiful

Daytime Emmy Ratings Up Over 2009; 4 Percent Higher Than 2008!

The morning after the Daytime Emmys there is something else to celebrate. According to The Live Feed, Sunday’s telecast was up 2.9 million viewers over the 2009 CW broadcast and 4% higher in households than in 2008 when the award show aired on ABC.

There were more mixed results in the all important 18-49 demos. Sunday’s show was 83% higher than in 2009, but down 8% from 2008.


37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Press Room Photos

After taking the stage at the 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards the night’s presenters and biggest winners (The Bold and the Beautiful cast pictured above) faced the press to pose for pictures or celebrate their wins. See more press room photos after the jump!