Get ready to watch your favorite daytime stars snag their awards online, kids. After failing to land a deal to broadcast the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on television, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced today the ceremony will be streamed online. Last month, Soap Opera Network first reported the possibility of the Daytime Emmys being streamed, after speaking with the show's executive producer David Michaels. In a released statement, NATAS chairman Malachy Wienges said:
“We are confident that the expert team we’ve brought on will flawlessly execute an evening that celebrates the outstanding talent being honored and allows fans to be a part of the action.
This development comes on the heels of Daytime Confidential's Jamey Giddens reporting NATAS declined TVGN's $1 million offer to air the ceremony. NATAS has denied those claims. The 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards will stream live June 22 at 8 pm EST at DaytimeEmmys.net