The Emmys during the day turned into a love letter to Alex Trebek
The Emmy Awards during the day turned into a love letter to Alex Trebeck, paying tribute to the beloved Danger! The host and the show were seven months after his death.
Trebek won a game show host and Danger! Won the honor of the game show on Friday night.
ABC general Hospital Won four trophies, including the best drama award. Maurice Benard won the actor’s honor for the third time as Sonny Corinthos.
Jacqueline McGinnis Wood of CBS Bold and beautiful Won the title of heroine, two years ago she played Stephen Forrester (Steffy Forrester) won her a trophy.
This is a family matter, and Trebek and Larry King’s children accepted it on behalf of their late father.
Trebek’s son Matt and daughter Emily stood behind the host’s podium at the Q&A show. Trebek died of pancreatic cancer in November at the age of 80.
“As long as we can remember, he has always been proud to be one of them Danger!To make a show based on knowledge, risks and challenges-people have to think,” Trebek’s son said. “He likes every bit of it. “
Emily added: “Even in the fight against cancer, he is always happy to go to work. He is very lucky to be able to do what he likes to do, and we know he never takes it for granted.”
‘He is a legend’
This is Trebek’s third consecutive victory and the sixth victory in this category. During his career, he received a record 32 nominations.
Executive producer Mike Richards dedicated the best game show trophy to Trebek, who has hosted 37 years.
“He is not just a game show host, he is also a legend, an outstanding figure,” Richards said in a pre-recorded comment. “He believes Danger! More than just a game show. He likes it because it represents facts, competition and praise for wisdom. “
Kelly Clarkson’s talk show of the same name won two trophies. The singer was awarded the honor of being a host, beating the daytime rookie Drew Barrymore and others, and the show won in the entertainment talk category.
Trebek and Regis Philbin and King are remembered in a special tribute segment. Philbin passed away in July last year at the age of 88. Those who paid tribute to Trebek in the recorded commentary included Jill Biden and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Trudeau said: “I talked to him a few years ago and he expressed to me his pride as a Canadian.” “I have to tell him that all Canadians feel that he is one of us. pride.”
King died in January at the age of 87. He earned the title of rich talk show host for his eponymous show on Ora TV. His sons Chance and Cannon accepted.
“Last season proved his love for broadcasting,” Chance King said. “Even though he is gone, he will always be in our hearts.”
Mara Adams and Max Gale won the supporting actor trophy.
Adams played Dina Major on the CBS show Young and restless personThe 82-year-old actor accepted the Emmy at home, and there is an Emmy statue on the table behind her. Yong Rui Also won the best writing category.
Gale appeared on the stage, but kept his distance from society due to the coronavirus pandemic, accepting his role as Mike Corbin on the stage general HospitalThis is the second supporting role trophy won by the 78-year-old actor in 2019. “GH” also won the honor of director.
Red table talkStarring Jada Pinkett Smith, her daughter Willow and her mother Adrienne Banfield-Norris, won a rich talk show.
Cheryl Underwood conversation Host.