Kelly Ripa will have a chance for a repeat award with a different co-host this year. Her pairing with Regis Philbin, “Live with Regis and Kelly!” won best entertainment talk show last year, and they were named top talk show hosts. Her new collaboration with Michael Strahan was nominated for best entertainment talk show, competing with “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “The Talk” and “The View.”
Anderson Cooper, Steve Harvey, Ricki Lake, Mehmet Oz and Rachael Ray were nominated for best talk show host.
Katie Couric’s new daytime program was nominated in the best informative talk show category, against two medical shows: “The Doctors” and “The Dr. Oz Show.”
Syndication favorite “Jeopardy!” was nominated for best game show, and its host Alex Trebek for best game show host. “Wheel of Fortune” and its host, Pat Sajak, were both snubbed by the television academy.
Harvey has a chance for a rare double. Along with his nomination for best talk show host, he’s competing for best game show host for his role on “Family Feud.”
Monty Hall, former host of “Let’s Make a Deal,” and producer Bob Stewart, who made “To Tell the Truth” and “Password,” earned lifetime achievement awards from the academy.
CBS led with 50 nominations, followed by PBS with 44. In a sign of changing times, YouTube earned three nominations.