BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - "Days of Our Lives" won drama series honors for just the second time in 40 years at the Daytime Emmy Awards on Sunday night.
The NBC soap opera that began airing in 1965 beat out defending champion "General Hospital" and three-time winner "The Bold and the Beautiful."
The category included the only four remaining soaps still airing on the broadcast networks against "One Life to Live," which has found new life on the Internet after being canceled.
The only other drama win for "Days" was in 1978.
Here are the winners of the Daytime Emmy Awards presented at the Beverly Hilton on Sunday:
Drama series: "Days of Our Lives."
Lead actress in a drama series: Heather Tom, "The Bold and the Beautiful."
Lead actor in a drama series: Doug Davidson, "The Young and the Restless."
Supporting actress in a drama series: Julie Marie Berman, "General Hospital."
Supporting actor in a drama series (tie): Scott Clifton, "The Bold and the Beautiful," and Billy Miller, "The Young and the Restless."
Game show: "The Price is Right."
Informative talk show: "The Dr. Oz Show."
Entertainment talk show: "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."
Culinary program (tie): "Best Thing I Ever Made" and "Trisha's Southern Kitchen."
Culinary host: Linda Bastianich, "Lidia's Italy."
Morning program: "CBS Sunday Morning."
Original song: "Good Afternoon" from "Good Morning America."
Special class animated program: "Star Wars: The Clone Wars."
Younger actor in a drama series: Chandler Massey, "Days of Our Lives."
Younger actress in a drama series: Kristen Alderson, "General Hospital."
Drama series directing team: "The Bold and the Beautiful."
Drama series writing team: "The Bold and the Beautiful."
Talk-show host: Ricki Lake, "The Ricki Lake Show."
Game-show host: Ben Bailey, "Cash Cab."