'General Hospital' Is No. 1 in Daytime Emmy Award Nominations With 21

6:08 AM PST 05/11/2011 by Lindsay Powers
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PBS is the No. 1 network in nominations with 57, followed closely by ABC, with 56.

Nominations were announced Wednesday for the 38th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, to be broadcast live from the Las Vegas Hilton on Sunday, June 19 at 9 p.m. ET on CBS.

Wayne Brady, host of CBS' Let's Make a Deal, will host. Pat Sajak of Wheel of Fortune and Alex Trebek of Jeopardy! will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards.

PBS led the networks with the number of Emmys: 57. ABC was closely behind with 56. Syndicated shows earned 43, while CBS received 42. Nickelodeon beat NBC, with 25 and 15 respectively.

General Hospital was the most-nominated show, garnering 21. The Young and the Restless was No. 2 with 20 noms, and Sesame Street earned 16. All My Children and One Life to Live, which have been canceled, nabbed 13 and 12 respectively.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show received more than double The Oprah Winfrey Show, which will go off the air this month after 25 years. DeGeneres' talker was nominated 12 times, Winfrey's, 5.

The Today show and The View each earned six. Good Morning America earned one, and the CBS Early Show was left off the list.

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's Rally to Restore Sanity/Fear nabbed four.

Read the full list of nominations on page two and here.

Lindsay.Powers@thr.com

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