Judge Judy Sheindlin And Chef Jacques Pepin To Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards At Daytime Emmys In May

“The National Academy of Television Arts& Sciences announced on Tuesday,  that Judge Judith Sheindlin will receive the Emmy® Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards ceremony on May 5, 2019. Judge Sheindlin is the first of her genre “for courtroom or legal programming” to be so recognized for her career-long contributions to the television industry.

Meanwhile, senior vice president and executive producer of the Daytime Emmy Awards, David Michaels, said, “Daytime television wouldn’t be what it is today without Judy Sheindlin. Judge Judy redefined and reinvigorated the courtroom format, propelling the genre to new heights.”


Sheindlin has presided over Judge Judy since its 1996 debut and has received three Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program, in 2013, 2016 and 2017.  The TV judge will be presented with her award on May 5 during the event, which recognizes programming that airs between the hours of 2am and 6pm.

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences also announced this week that Chef Jacques Pepin will receive the Emmy® Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 46th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards ceremonies on May 3, 2019 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California. He is the first in the culinary programming genre to be so recognized for their career-long contributions to the television industry.

Senior Vice President and Executive Producer of the Daytime Emmy Awards David Michaels said:“Daytime television has been forever changed by the culinary efforts of Jacques Pepin. Pepin’s body of work helped inspire not just millions of cooks at home, but also the myriad staples of culinary television we now see.”


The Creative Arts Emmy ceremony will take place in in Los Angeles on May 3rd.


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