CBS Soap Scores Upset at Daytime Emmys

CBS’s THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL was a big winner at the 2009 Daytime Emmy® Awards this past Sunday. The soap snagged its first Emmy for Best Drama Series in its 22 year history, beating ABC’s All My Children and NBC’s Days of Our Lives.

Christian LaBlanc, who plays lawyer Michael Baldwin on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, won the Emmy for Best Actor in a Drama Series. Jeff Branson (Shayne Lewis), of GUIDING LIGHT won Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL airs weekdays at 1:30pm on LIVE 5 WCSC. The show has taped over 5,000 episodes in its over 20 years on the air and is viewed daily by millions of viewers in more than 100 countries, making it the most-watched dramatic serial in the world.

GUIDING LIGHT airs weekdays at 3:00pm on LIVE 5 WCSC. It has taped more than 15,000 episodes and spanned 72 years on television and radio, making it the longest-running program in broadcasting history. It will air its final episode on Friday, September 18th.

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