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Food Network’s “Valerie’s Home Cooking” among Daytime Emmy winners

Food Network’s culinary program Valerie’s Home Cooking was among the winners of the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards this past Sunday (May 5) at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena in ...
May 6, 2019

Food Network’s culinary program Valerie’s Home Cooking was among the winners of the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards this past Sunday (May 5) at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena in California.

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 2018 calendar year.

Valerie’s Home Cooking took home the award for outstanding culinary program, beating out the likes of Food Network’s Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro and Giada Entertains; PBS’ Cook’s Country and Lidia’s Kitchen; and Amazon Prime Video’s Eat. Race. Win. The Food Network series, now in its eighth season, features Golden Globe-winning actor Valerie Bertinelli (pictured) as she whips up her traditional family recipes.

Additionally, Bertinelli picked up the Daytime Emmy Award for outstanding culinary host.

Elsewhere, the long-running quiz show Family Feud picked up two awards for outstanding game show and outstanding directing in a game show.

Judy Sheindlin of Judge Judy and chef Jacques Pepin, meanwhile, took home Lifetime Achievement Awards.

For a full list of winners, click here. Select non-fiction winners at the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards follow below:

Outstanding Culinary Program
Valerie’s Home Cooking Food Network

Outstanding Game Show
Family Feud Syndicated

Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program
Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court Syndicated

Outstanding Culinary Host
Valerie Bertinelli, Valerie’s Home Cooking Food Network

Outstanding Game Show Host
Alex Trebek, Jeopardy! Syndicated

Outstanding Directing in a Game Show
Family Feud Syndicated

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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