Jillian’s Picks For Best and Worst Dressed Women at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

BEST - Kristian Alfonso: The Days of Our Lives leading lady was simply stunning in her canary-yellow evening gown. The dress fit Alfonso perfectly, and her jewelry didn’t overpower her dress.

Jillian’s Picks For Best and Worst Dressed Men at The 39th Annual Daytime Emmys

BEST - Anderson Cooper: The Silver Fox was definitely ready for a night on the town. Cooper could have literally gone from interviewing heads of states, right to the red carpet with this look.

Maria Arena Bell on Being Young and Restless Showrunner: “It’s Like Being a Kid in a Candy Store”


Roger Newcomb of We Love Soaps caught up with The Young and the Restless showrunner Maria Arena Bell at the recent Creative Arts Daytime Emmy Awards. Newcomb got Bell to weigh in on her thoughts on daytime soaps continuing their five-day-a-week, year-long schedule; what it's like to run a daily serial ("It's like being a kid in a candy store!"), Francophrenia and of course, we couldn't go a day without hearing about...Daisy (Yvonne Zima)! Watch the chat below.


NATAS Chairman Vows 40th Annual Daytime Emmys Will Be Televised; Talks Hybrid Sports, News, Daytime Kudocast

NATAS Chairman Malachy Wienges is willing to stake his reputation on the Daytime Emmys being telecast in 2013. In an interview with Variety, Wienges revealed he already has several networks and production companies interested in the show, including HLN owner Turner. On the odds of getting the show on the air again, Wienges said:

“I guarantee my reputation on it,” he said. “I didn’t spend 31 years at CBS to give it all up.

The Bold and the Beautiful’s Adrienne Frantz Attended Daytime Emmys With a CONCUSSION!


The Bold and the Beautiful cutie Adrienne Frantz wasn't about to let a little thing like a car accident—that left her with a concussion—keep her from attending the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. The soap star revealed to CBS Soaps In Depth how a car hit her vehicle going 60 miles per hour! Said Frantz:
"I was stuck in traffic. I was stopped completely and a car hit me going 60 miles per hour. Both of our cars were totaled," she told Soaps In Depth on the red carpet. "I'm lucky to be alive."

General Hospital’s Nancy Lee Grahn Gives Her Touching Daytime Emmy Acceptance Speech on Windy City Live!


Outstanding Supporting Actress Daytime Emmy winner Nancy Lee Grahn gave her acceptance speech today on Chicago's Windy City Live program. Warning: You are gonna need your hankies when she starts talking about her daughter Kate! See Grahn's appearance on the show after the jump.

Over 900,000 Watch Daytime Emmys on HLN


There's good news, and not-so good news in regards to the Nielsen ratings for Saturday night's Daytime Emmy telecast on HLN. First the good news. The premiere broadcast of the 39th Annual Daytime Emmys was the most watched, regularly-scheduled non-news broadcast in the network’s history. A reported 912,000 people tuned in; 327,000 among adults 25-54 Now for the not so good news.

DC #676: 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

On today’s Daytime Confidential podcast Luke Kerr, Jamey Giddens, Jillian Bowe, Regan Cellura and Melodie Aikels dive into the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. From the winners and losers to red carpet fashion and HLN’s production values, they discuss it all. Find out what they loved and hated.

They wrap the podcast by discussing Luke and Anna’s sex scenes on General Hospital and the pairing’s eyebrow raising squish name.

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