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“The Mind Of A Chef,” “A Chef’s Life” up for Daytime Emmy Awards

Facebook Watch’s The Mind Of A Chef and PBS’s A Chef’s Life are among the top non-fiction nominees vying for a Daytime Emmy Award. Hosted by the National Academy of Television Arts & ...
March 22, 2018

Facebook Watch’s The Mind Of A Chef and PBS’s A Chef’s Life are among the top non-fiction nominees vying for a Daytime Emmy Award.

Hosted by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the 45th annual event recognizes outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production. The awards are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2 a.m. and 6 p.m. during the 2017 calendar year.

Facebook’s streaming platform Watch will vie for an outstanding culinary Daytime Emmy with its acclaimed Mind of A Chef (pictured) series (which aired on PBS from 2012-2017) alongside the likes of Food Network’s Giada Entertains and Valerie’s Home Cooking, and PBS’s A Chef’s Life and Lidia’s Kitchen.

In the outstanding lifestyle program category, nominees are PBS’s Ask This Old House and This Old House, Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family, NBC’s Naturally, Danny Seo, and DIY Network’s Renovation Realities: Ben and Ginger.

Syndicated series Family Feud is up against 33-time Daytime Emmy-winner Jeopardy!, CBS’s Let’s Make a Deal and The Price is Right and syndicated trivia series Who Wants to be a Millionaire in the outstanding game show category.

“The record-breaking number of entries and the incredible level of talent and craft reflected in this year’s nominees gives us all ample reasons to celebrate,” said David Michaels, SVP and executive producer for the Daytime Emmy Awards, in a statement.

The ceremony for the Daytime Emmy Awards will take place at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in California on April 29.

A full list of all nominees in all categories can be viewed here.

Outstanding Culinary Program

 A Chef’s Life PBS
Giada Entertains Food Network
Lidia’s Kitchen PBS
Mind of A Chef  Facebook Watch
Valerie’s Home Cooking Food Network

Outstanding Game Show

Family Feud SYNDICATED
Jeopardy! SYNDICATED
Let’s Make a Deal CBS
The Price Is Right CBS
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire SYNDICATED

Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program

Couples Court with the Cutlers SYNDICATED
Divorce Court FOX
Judge Judy  SYNDICATED
Judge Mathis SYNDICATED
Justice with Judge Mablean SYNDICATED
The People’s Court SYNDICATED

Outstanding Lifestyle Program

Ask This Old House PBS
Home & Family Hallmark Channel
Naturally, Danny Seo NBC
Renovation Realities: Ben and Ginger DIY Network
This Old House PBS

Outstanding Travel and Adventure Program

1st Look NBC
Destination Craft with Jim West PBS
Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild SYNDICATED
The Voyager with Josh Garcia NBC
Xploration Awesome Planet SYNDICATED

Outstanding Game Show Host 

Steve Harvey, Family Feud SYNDICATED
Alex Trebek, Jeopardy! SYNDICATED
Wayne Brady, Let’s Make a Deal CBS
Pat Sajak, Wheel of Fortune SYNDICATED
Chris Harrison, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire SYNDICATED

Outstanding Directing in a Game Show 

Family Feud SYNDICATED
Let’s Make a Deal CBS
The Noise Universal Kids
The Price Is Right CBS

Outstanding Special Class Series

The Great Big Show Great Big Story
Lucky Dog with Brandon McMillan CBS
Roman Atwood’s Day Dreams Youtube RED
Super Soul Sunday OWN
Xploration Earth 2050 SYNDICATED

Outstanding Special Class Special
The 91st Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade NBC
An American Girl Story – Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance Amazon
Bean Fuse
I’m With The Banned  VICELAND
Kevyn Aucoin Beauty & The Beast in Me  Logo TV
Skyward  Amazon

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