Ellen, Regis + Barbara Fight For Top U.s. Daytime Emmy
Ellen Degeneres, Regis Philbin and Barbara Walters are the U.S. TV heavyweights who will battle for the big prize at June's (08) Daytime Emmy Awards.
DeGeneres' self-named talk show has landed her a Best TV Host nomination up against Live! frontman Philbin and Walters and her The View co-hosts.
DeGeneres' top-rated show will also compete for the Best Daytime Entertainment Show along with The View and The Rachael Ray Show when the Emmys are handed out on 10 June (08).
Dr. Phil and The Tyra Banks Show are the favourites to land a Best Informative Talk Show honour, while the contenders for Outstanding Daytime Drama are the casts of General Hospital, Guiding Light, One Life to Live and The Young and the Restless.