1980 to 1981
The Eighth Annual Daytime Emmy Awards
Vertical EMMYS Soap Banner Daytime Emmys Central: 8th Annual (1980-1981)

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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