THE BIG STORIES
Emmy
1980 to 1981
The Eighth Annual Daytime Emmy Awards


Winners are denoted by boldface type and a bullet (•).



OUTSTANDING DAYTIME DRAMA SERIES


All My Children
General Hospital
Ryan's Hope



OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A DAYTIME DRAMA SERIES


James Mitchell (Palmer Cortlandt, All My Children)
Douglass Watson (Mac Cory, Another World)
Larry Bryggman (John Dixon, As the World Turns)
Henderson Forsythe (David Stewart, As the World Turns)
Anthony Geary (Luke Spencer, General Hospital)



OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A DAYTIME DRAMA SERIES


Julia Barr (Brooke English, All My Children)
Susan Lucci (Erica Kane, All My Children)
Judith Light (Karen Wolek, One Life to Live
Robin Strasser (Dorian Lord Callison, One Life to Live)
Helen Gallagher (Maeve Ryan, Ryan's Hope)



OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DAYTIME DRAMA SERIES


Matthew Cowles (Billy Clyde, Tuggle All My Children)
William Mooney (Paul Martin, All My Children)
Justin Deas (Tom Hughes, As the World Turns)
Richard Backus (Barry Ryan, Ryan's Hope)
Larry Haines Stu Bergman Search for Tomorrow



OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DAYTIME DRAMA SERIES


Elizabeth Lawrence (Myra Murdoch, All My Children)
Lois Kibbee (Geraldine Whitney Saxon, The Edge of Night)
Jane Elliot (Tracy Quartermaine Williams, General Hospital)
Jacklyn Zeman (Bobbie Jones, General Hospital)
Randall Edwards (Delia Coleridge, Ryan's Hope)



Outstanding Writing for a Daytime Drama Series


All My Children
General Hospital
Guiding Light
One Life to Live



OUTSTANDING DIRECTION FOR A DAYTIME DRAMA SERIES


All My Children
General Hospital
One Life to Live



INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN ANY AREA OF CREATIVE TECHNICAL CRAFTS - TECHNICAL DIRECTOR/ELECTRONIC CAMERA


All My Children



OUTSTANDING DESIGN ACHIEVEMENT FOR A DRAMA SERIES


Ryan's Hope



OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE FOR A DAYTIME DRAMA SERIES


All My Children



THE FINAL TALLY


General Hospital: 2 wins; 4 nominations

Another World: 1 win; 1 nomination

One Life to Live: 1 win; 2 nominations

Search for Tomorrow: 1 win; 1 nominations

All My Children: 7 nominations

Ryan's Hope: 4 nominations

As the World Turns: 3 nominations

The Edge of Night: 1 nomination




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