Daytime Emmy Nominations Give Props to Cooking Shows
This year's Daytime Emmy Award nominations are out, and the cooking-show sector was well represented among the nominees. Food Network was honored by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with five nominations. Cooking Channel got four. PBS and syndicated culinary shows were also among the nominees in various categories.
Food Network's Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction and Giada At Home, and Cooking Channel's My Grandmother's Ravioli were nominated for Outstanding Culinary Program, as were PBS's A Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking, The Mind of a Chef and the syndicated Beer Geeks.
Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis were both also nominated in the category of Outstanding Culinary Host for Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction and Giada At Home, respectively, as was Rachael Ray for her Food Network show Rachael Ray's Week in a Day. The Mind of a Chef hosts April Bloomfield and Sean Brock shared a nomination, rounding out that category.
Additionally, Rachael was nominated for her syndicated show in the category of Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment.
The director of Cooking Channel's Giada in Paradise, Anne Fox, was nominated for Outstanding Special Class Directing. The show's cinematographers, Richard Dallett and Dan Fox, were nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Photography. Its editor, Ryan Moore, received a nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing.
For a complete list of the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Award nominees, click here.