Daytime Emmy Awards: Drew Barrymore, late Alex Trebek among nominees

Actress and "The Drew Barrymore Show" host Drew Barrymore is nominated the Daytime Emmy Awards. File Photo by Dennis Van Tine/UPI
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May 25 (UPI) -- Drew Barrymore and late Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek are among the nominees at the 2021 Daytime Emmy Awards.

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominations for the 48th annual awards show Tuesday.


The Daytime Emmys will take place June 25. The show will air at 8 p.m. EDT on CBS and stream on Paramount+.

Nominees include The Drew Barrymore Show and The Kelly Clarkson Show, which are both up for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show. Barrymore also has her first-ever Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host.

Trebek, who died in November, and Larry King, who died in January, both have posthumous nominations. Trebek is nominated for Outstanding Game Show Host for Jeopardy!, while King is up for Informative Talk Show Host for Larry King Now.


The Daytime Emmy Award nominations include:

Outstanding Game Show Host

Wayne Brady, Let's Make a Deal

Steve Harvey, Family Feud

Alfonso Ribeiro, Catch 21

Pat Sajak, Wheel of Fortune

Alex Trebek, Jeopardy!

Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host

Gloria Estefan, Emily Estefan, Lili Estefan, Red Table Talk: The Estefans

Tamron Hall, Tamron Hall

Taraji P. Henson, Tracie Jade, Peace of Mind with Taraji

Larry King, Larry King Now

Rachael Ray, Rachael Ray

Amy Robach, Dr. Jennifer Ashton, TJ Holmes, GMA3: What You Need to Know

Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow Smith, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, Red Table Talk

Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host

Drew Barrymore, The Drew Barrymore Show

Kelly Clarkson, The Kelly Clarkson Show

Sean Evans, Hot Ones

Hoda Kotb, Jenna Bush Hager, Today Show with Hoda & Jenna

Kelly Ripa, Ryan Seacrest, Live with Kelly and Ryan

Outstanding Drama Series

The Bold and the Beautiful

Days of Our Lives

General Hospital


The Young and the Restless

Outstanding Game Show

Family Feud


Let's Make a Deal

The Price is Right

Wheel of Fortune

Outstanding Morning Show

CBS Sunday Morning

Good Morning America

Sunday Today with Willie Geist

Today Show

Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show

The Drew Barrymore Show

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

The Kelly Clarkson Show

Live with Kelly and Ryan

Today Show with Hoda & Jenna

See the full list of nominations here.

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