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PBS’ “A Chef’s Life” among Daytime Emmy winners

PBS’ culinary program A Chef’s Life was among the non-fiction winners at the 45th annual Daytime Emmy Awards this past Sunday (April 29) at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in California. The 13 x ...
April 30, 2018

PBS’ culinary program A Chef’s Life was among the non-fiction winners at the 45th annual Daytime Emmy Awards this past Sunday (April 29) at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in California.

The 13 x 30-minute docuseries (pictured) follows the life of chef Vivian Howard, who along with her husband, leave big city life behind to open a restaurant in a small town in Eastern North Carolina. The program, now in its fifth season, beat out the likes of Facebook Watch’s Mind Of A Chef, Food Network’s Giada Entertains and Valerie’s Home Cooking, and PBS’ Lidia’s Kitchen for the top prize.

Elsewhere, CBS’ long-running quiz show The Price is Right garnered two Daytime Emmy’s for Outstanding Game Show and Outstanding Game Show Host (Wayne Brady).

The Daytime Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievement across a variety of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the 2017 calendar year.

For a full list of winners, click hereNon-fiction winners at the 45th annual Daytime Emmy Awards follow below:

Outstanding Culinary Program
A Chef’s Life PBS

Outstanding Game Show
The Price Is Right CBS

Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program
Judge Mathis Syndicated

Outstanding Lifestyle Program
Naturally, Danny Seo NBC

Outstanding Travel and Adventure Program
Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Syndicated

Outstanding Game Show Host
Wayne Brady, Let’s Make a Deal CBS

Outstanding Directing in a Game Show
The Price Is Right CBS

Outstanding Special Class Series
Xploration Earth 2050 Syndicated

Outstanding Special Class Special
Kevyn Aucoin Beauty & The Beast in Me  Logo TV

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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