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The character Oscar the Grouch, left, and Anderson (Credit: AP )

The character Oscar the Grouch, left, and Anderson Cooper appear onstage at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. (June 23, 2012)

Daytime Emmys 2012

The Daytime Emmys showered "General Hospital" with five trophies, including best drama, while giving Regis Philbin a fond farewell as a departing talk-show host. (June 23, 2012)

The cast and crew of
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The cast and crew of "General Hospital," winners of the award for drama series, pose backstage at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. (June 23, 2012)

Christel Khalil poses backstage with the award for
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Christel Khalil poses backstage with the award for outstanding younger actress in a drama series for "The Young and the Restless" at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. (June 23, 2012)

Chandler Massey poses backstage with the award for
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Chandler Massey poses backstage with the award for outstanding younger actor in a drama series for "Days of our Lives" at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. (June 23, 2012)

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Jack Hanna, left, and Deborah Gibson pose backstage
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Jack Hanna, left, and Deborah Gibson pose backstage at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. (June 23, 2012)

Jack Hanna poses backstage at the 39th Annual
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Jack Hanna poses backstage at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. (June 23, 2012)

Caroll Spinney, left, and Leslie Carrara Rudolph pose
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Caroll Spinney, left, and Leslie Carrara Rudolph pose with puppets Oscar the Grouch, left, and Abby Cadabby at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. (June 23, 2012)

Christel Khalil accepts the award for outstanding younger
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Christel Khalil accepts the award for outstanding younger actress in a drama series for "The Young and the Restless" at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. (June 23, 2012)

The cast and crew of
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The cast and crew of "General Hospital" accept the award for drama series onstage at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. (June 23, 2012)

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The character Oscar the Grouch, left, and Anderson
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The character Oscar the Grouch, left, and Anderson Cooper appear onstage at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. (June 23, 2012)

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