Judge Judy, Jacques Pépin to Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Daytime Emmys

Judge Judy, Jacques Pépin to Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Daytime Emmys

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today that Chef Jacques Pépin 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. 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. Pepin is the first in the culinary programming genre to be so recognized for their career-long contributions to the television industry.

"The Daytime Emmy Awards recognize both the excellence and vibrant diversity of daytime television programming," said NATAS President & CEO Adam Sharp. "Judge Judy Sheindlin epitomizes both, shaping one of the mainstay genres of our medium."

"Daytime Television wouldn't be what it is today without Judy Sheindlin," said David Michaels, Senior Vice-President and Executive Producer of the Daytime Emmy® Awards. "Judge Judy redefined and reinvigorated the courtroom format propelling the genre to new heights."

Judge Sheindlin's Life Achievement will be presented at the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards on Sunday, May 5, 2019. "Judge Judy" has been the #1 program in first-run Syndication for the last decade averaging 10 million daily viewers.

"The Daytime Emmy Awards recognize both the excellence and vibrant diversity of daytime television programming," said NATAS President & CEO Adam Sharp. "Chef Jacques Pépin epitomizes both, uniquely shaping the culinary genre which has grown to become one of the mainstays of our medium."

"Daytime television has been forever changed by the culinary efforts of Jacques Pépin," said David Michaels, Senior Vice President and Executive Producer of the Daytime Emmy® Awards. "Pépin'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 Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards and THE DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. during the 2018 calendar year.

The 46th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards and THE DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS is a presentation of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

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