Chef Eric Ripert's PBS series Avec Eric won the 2011 Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award over the weekend in the "Outstanding Culinary Program" category. The show beat out Cook's Country, America's Test Kitchen, Lidia's Italy, Paula's Best Dishes, and Secrets of a Restaurant Chef. Incidentally, Avec Eric also won a Beard Award this year for "Television Program, On Location."
Also in the foodosphere: Martha Stewart won for "Outstanding Lifestyle/Culinary Host," (The Martha Stewart Show also won for "Outstanding Lifestyle Program"). Giada de Laurentiis' Giada At Home won for "Outstanding Directing in a Lifestyle/Culinary Program." And burn: The Wendy Williams Show beat out Sandra Lee in "Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling."