Grapevine: Soaps win big at Daytime Emmy Awards

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

Soaps win big at Daytime Emmy Awards

The big winners at Sunday night’s Daytime Emmy Awards were “Days of Our Lives” with five trophies. “General Hospital” and “The Young and the Restless” took home two awards each. For the second year in a row, “Good Morning America” won best morning program and “The Talk” took home the talk show entertainment award. Steve Harvey, Wayne Brady and Lidia Bastianich took home hosting awards for their various shows.

Actor honored with ‘Danny DeVito Day’

New Jersey native Danny DeVito has been honored with his own day by Asbury Park, his hometown. The film and television star, 73, was honored over the weekend when the Asbury Park City Council declared that his birthday, Nov. 17, would be known as “Danny DeVito Day.”

Great Big World and Tom Walker to entertain at Grand Prix

Grammy Award-winning pop duo A Great Big World will headline the entertainment stage June 2 at the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix on Belle Isle. Organizers also announced this week that the day’s lineup also features soulful rock singer Tom Walker, plus Detroit-based bands Crashing Cairo and Weekend Adventure. Visit DetroitGP.com for information.

Up-and-coming comics hit Fox Theatre

Get four comedians for the price of one this summer when Bert Kreischer, Sal Vulcano, Nate Bargatze and Kyle Kinane come to the Fox Theatre on June 23. You may have seen these guys on your television screen lately. Kreischer and Vulcano are from the TruTV show “Impractical Jokers” and Bargatze and Kinane are the hosts of Netflix series “The Standups.” Tickets, $39.50-$49.50, go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday via 313Presents.com or Ticketmaster.com. Get tickets in person at the Little Caesars box office or via phone by calling (800) 745-3000.

Compiled by Melody Baetens


Tuesday’s birthdays

Joanna Lumley, 72

Tim McGraw, 51

Wes Anderson, 49

Anushka Sharma, 30