2018 Daytime Emmy Nominations Announced

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The 45 Annual Daytime Emmy Award nominations were announced on March 21. ABC’s General Hospital topped the four daytime soap operas with 26 nominations, but it was CBS who earned the most nominations by network with 66.

Days of Our Lives tied with The Young and the Restless for 25 nominations while The Bold and the Beautiful earned 18. It comes as no surprise that all four were nominated for Outstanding Drama Series.

Amazon’s The Bay led in digital nomination realm with 15 nominations while Netflix’s Eastsiders tied with Zac & Mia with six nominations. Venice the Series snagged two nominations. Tainted Dreams, Ladies of the Lake earned and The Rich and the Ruthless each earned one nomination.

The 2018 Daytime Emmy Awards, which will be hosted by Extra’s Mario Lopez and The Talk’s Sheryl Underwood, will be held on April 29. The Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards will be held two days earlier on April 27.

Check out the major soap opera category nominations below!

Outstanding Drama Series

The Bold and the Beautiful - CBS

Days of Our Lives - NBC

General Hospital - ABC

The Young and the Restless - CBS

Outstanding Digital Daytime Drama Series

The Bay The Series - Amazon

Eastsiders - Netflix

Ladies of the Lake - Amazon

Tainted Dreams - Amazon

Venice The Series - venicetheseries.com

Zac & Mia - Verizon go90

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Eileen Davidson, as Ashley Abbott - The Young and the Restless

Nancy Lee Grahn, as Alexis Davis - General Hospital

Marci Miller, as Abigail Deveraux - Days of Our Lives

Maura West, as Ava Jerome - General Hospital

Laura Wright, as Carly Corinthos - General Hospital

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Peter Bergman, as Jack Abbott - The Young and the Restless

Michael Easton, as Hamilton Finn - General Hospital

John McCook, as Eric Forrester - The Bold and the Beautiful

Billy Miller, as Jason Morgan/Drew - General Hospital

James Reynolds, as Abe Carver - Days of Our Lives

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Marla Adams, as Dina Mergeron - The Young and the Restless

Camryn Grimes, as Mariah Copeland - The Young and the Restless

Susan Seaforth Hayes, as Julie Williams - Days of Our Lives

Elizabeth Hendrickson, as Chloe Mitchell - The Young and the Restless

Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, as Steffy Forrester Spencer - The Bold and the Beautiful

Mishael Morgan, as Hilary Curtis - The Young and the Restless

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Wally Kurth, as Ned Quartermaine - General Hospital

Chandler Massey, as Will Horton - Days of Our Lives

Anthony Montgomery, as Dr Andre Maddox - General Hospital

Greg Rikaart, as Kevin Fisher - The Young and the Restless

Greg Vaughan, as Eric Brady - Days of Our Lives

Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series

Reign Edwards, as Nicole Avant Forrester - The Bold and the Beautiful

Hayley Erin, as Kiki Jerome - General Hospital

Cait Fairbanks, as Tessa Porter - The Young and the Restless

Olivia Rose Keegan, as Claire Brady - Days of Our Lives

Chloe Lanier, as Nelle Benson - General Hospital

Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series

Lucas Adams, as Tripp Dalton - Days of Our Lives

Rome Flynn, as Zende Forrester - The Bold and the Beautiful

Tristan Lake Leabu, as Reed Hellstrom - The Young and the Restless

Casey Moss, as JJ Deveraux - Days of Our Lives

Hudson West, as Jake Webber - General Hospital

Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series

Ryan Ashton, as Zach Sinnett - The Young and the Restless

Robb Derringer, as Scooter Nelson - Days of Our Lives

John Enos, as Roger - Days of Our Lives

Morgan Fairchild, as Anjelica - Days of Our Lives

Vernee Watson, as Stella Henry - General Hospital

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Digital Daytime Drama Series

Mary Beth Evans, as Sara Garrett - The Bay The Series

Vanessa Kelly, as Journee - Giants

Lilly Melgar, as Janice Ramos - The Bay The Series

Alicia Minshew, as Angelica Caruso - Tainted Dreams

Anne Winters, as Mia Phillips - Zac & Mia

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Digital Daytime Drama Series

Kristos Andrews, as Pete Garrett - The Bay The Series

James Bland, as Malachi - Giants

Richard Brooks, as Augustus Barringer - The Rich and the Ruthless

Van Hansis, as Thom - Eastsiders

Kian Lawley, as Zac Meier - Zac & Mia

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Digital Daytime Drama Series

Molly Burnett, as Laura - Relationship Status

Jade Harlow, as Lianna Ramos - The Bay The Series

Terri Ivens, as Orchid - The Bay The Series

Kira Reed Lorsch, as Jo Connors - The Bay The Series

Alexis G. Zall, as Bec Meier - Zac & Mia

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Digital Daytime Drama Series

Brandon Beemer, as Evan Blackwell - The Bay The Series

Stephen Guarino, as Quincy - Eastsiders

John Halbach, as Ian - Eastsiders

Eric Nelsen, as Daniel Garrett - The Bay The Series

Derrell Whitt, as Will Campbell - The Bay The Series

Outstanding Guest Performer in a Digital Daytime Drama Series

Jennifer Bassey, as Beverly Newman - Anacostia

Thomas Calabro, as Arthur Tobin - The Bay The Series

Patrika Darbo, as Mickey Walker - The Bay The Series

Chad Duell, as Adam Kenway - The Bay The Series

Mike E. Winfield, as Jeremy - Conversations in L.A.

Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team

The Bold and the Beautiful - CBS

Days of Our Lives - NBC

General Hospital - ABC

The Young and the Restless - CBS