The 2012 Daytime Emmy Awards aired on Saturday night, and in case you missed it, here’s who walked away with the top prizes: Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa’s Live! With Regis and Kelly won Best Entertainment Talk Show, honoring just-retired Philbin’s last season on the long-running program. General Hospital enjoyed wins in five of the 23 categories it was nominated in, including Best Drama and Best Supporting Actress (Nancy Lee Grahn). And veteran (and mother-to-be) actress Heather Tom won Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Katie Logan Spencer on The Bold and the BeautifulCongratulations, everyone!

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