Fact: Beloved children's series Sesame Street and The Ellen DeGeneres Show were the big winners at the annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Friday (20Jun14). Production teams on Sesame Street went home with six accolades, including Outstanding Pre-School Children's Series, and the chat show scooped five, including Outstanding Special Class Writing.
Fact: R&B star Jason Derulo got a soaking during an appearance on America's The Ellen DeGeneres Show after agreeing to have water dunked on his head to raise money for a breast cancer research charity. The stunt, which aired on Tuesday's (15Oct13) programme, raised $12,000 (£8,000).
Fact: Jessica Simpson was saved from risking her voice during a recent taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show in America when she opted to speak the lyrics of her new song A PUBLIC AFFAIR while her hostess performed an interpretive dance. Simpson damaged a blood vessel in her throat at the beginning of September (06) and has been forced to pull out of a series of promotional performances.