Regis Philbin Caps Career with Another Daytime Emmy

Oprah Winfrey, Pat Sajak and Alex Trebek Honored at Daytime Emmys
Regis Philbin
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06/20/2011 07:00AM

Regis Philbin, who is leaving Live! with Regis & Kelly in November, picked up a Daytime Emmy Award for best talk-show host Sunday, an honor he shared with co-host Kelly Ripa and Dr. Mehmet Oz of The Dr. Oz Show.

It was the fifth Daytime Emmy for Philbin, 79, following two wins in 2001 (best game-show host and talk-show host), one in 2006, and a lifetime achievement award in 2008.

Philbin has never won for best talk show, and he and Ripa came up short again this year, as The Ellen Degeneres Show won that award for the sixth time.





CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful won for outstanding drama. The top acting awards went to Michael Park of the canceled CBS soap opera As the World Turns and Laura Wright of ABC's General Hospital.

The top supporting-actors honored were Jonathan Jackson of General Hospital and Heather Tom of The Bold and the Beautiful.

In the category of best game show, Jeopardy won its 13th Emmy, sharing the prize this year with third-time winner Wheel of Fortune. Those shows' hosts, Alex Trebek and Pat Sajak, also earned lifetime achievement awards Sunday.

The award show also paid tribute to Oprah Winfrey, who just wrapped up her talk show after 25 years. Winfrey pre-taped her acceptance speech from her Chicago studios.

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