Daytime Emmys

Soap Stars Celebrate at 2012 Daytime Emmy Nominee Reception

General Hospital’s Laura Wright, Sean Blakemore, Haley Pullos and Jen Lilley (pictured above) were among the soap stars and industry members who celebrated the 2012 Daytime Emmy nominees at the Daytime Emmy Nominee Reception on June 14 by the Daytime Emmy Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy (or Academy of Television Arts & Sciences).

Held at the SLS Hotel, the reception helped kick off the festivities leading up to daytime’s biggest night on June 23. See more photos after the jump!


Win a Trip to the 2012 Daytime Emmy Awards!

Have you ever dreamed of going to the Daytime Emmys? Now is your chance at the opportunity. HLN, the TV home of the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, is giving away a trip for two to the award show, plus a red carpet makeover! You can enter once a day through June 19. Visit HLN to enter. Who knows, maybe you could be the lucky winner!

It's Official: HLN to Broadcast 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

After months of speculation about whether or not the Daytime Emmys would be telecast this year, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and HLN have signed a deal to broadcast the event live on June 23 at 8 PM EST. The ceremony will showcase tributes to cancelled sudsers All My Children and One Life to Live.  Read the press release below: READ MORE

Flag on the Play: Outstanding Younger Actor and Actress Back in Daytime Emmy Show!

According to a tweet by Soap Opera Digest, the Outstanding Younger Actor and Actress categories have been added back into the main Daytime Emmy ceremony on June 23.


Outstanding Younger Actor and Actress Categories CUT From Main Daytime Emmys Celebration!


I'd heard a rumor NATAS was considering this nonsense, and prayed it wouldn't prove true. I guess the Soap Gods were fowarding my calls to voicemail, because Soaps In Depth is reporting the Outstanding Younger Actor and Actress categories have been cut from the main Daytime Emmy program on June 23!

Those awards will be handed out at the Creative Arts Daytime Emmys on June 17. Okay, I've been trying to be all Namaste of late, but this is some flat out b.s!


DC #673: 2012 Daytime Emmy Nominations

On today’s Daytime Confidential podcast Luke Kerr, Jamey Giddens, Jillian Bowe, Regan Cellura and Melodie Aikels dive into the 2012 Daytime Emmy Nominations. Find out who the DC gang believes will win, should win or is least likely to take home the golden statue on daytime’s biggest night.

Share who your 2012 Daytime Emmy predictions in the comments!

All this and much more on today’s Daytime Confidential podcast!