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Host Vanessa Williams performs with actor Gilles Marini during the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, August 30, 2009.

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The Sesame Street character Cookie Monster takes a bite out of the Lifetime Achievement Award presented to the show for its 40th anniversary as actors on the show react at the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, August 30, 2009.  

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Host Vanessa Williams (C) and backup singers perform Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You to open the show at the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, August 30, 2009.

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Outstanding lead actor in a drama series winner Christian LeBlanc puts his award in his mouth that he earned for his role in The Young and the Restless at the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, August 30, 2009.

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Two unidentified performers appear onstage during the fashion show segment at the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, August 30, 2009.  width=316

Sesame Street character Big Bird and an unidentified actress sit onstage with other Sesame street characters and actors to accept lifetime achievement award at the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, August 30, 2009.

 width=272Actress Susan Lucci performs during the fashion show segment at the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, August 30, 2009.

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Talk show host Tyra Banks accepts the emmy for outstanding talk show-informative at the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, August 30, 2009.

width=300Actress Julie Berman makes her way to the stage after winning outstanding younger actress in drama series for her role on General Hospital at the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, August 30, 2009.

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Host Vanessa Williams and backup singers perform Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You to open the show at the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, August 30, 2009.

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Executive producer Bradley P. Bell (C) and the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful celebrate after being named outstanding drama series at the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, August 30, 2009.

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Actresses Jennie Garth (L) and Lori Loughlin (C) accept the award for outstanding talk show host for ABC's The View as trophy presenter hands them the trophy at the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, August 30, 2009.

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Talk show host and nominee Ellen Degeneres (R) and partner actress Portia de Rossi wait for the show to start at the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, August 30, 2009.

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Presenters Brandford Anderson (L) Bindi Irwin and Kirsten Storms (R) onstage at the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, August 30, 2009.

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Muppets Cookie Monster (2nd R) and Abby Cadabby (L) walks off stage with the lifetime achievement award with fellow characters and actors from Sesame Street at the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, August 30, 2009.