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ABC’s General Hospital leads the field of the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards with 28 nominations.
Last year’s big winner, The Young and the Restless (CBS), is nominated once again, joined in the outstanding drama category by fellow nominees General Hospital, The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) and Days of Our Lives (NBC).
The nominations were announced live Tuesday on The Talk on CBS. The network is a co-owner of the Pop network, which will air the Daytime Emmys on Sunday, April 26.
The ladies of The Talk cheered when their show was named in the category of outstanding talk show / entertainment along with The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Live! With Kelly and Michael and The Wendy Williams Show.
CBS earned the most Daytime Emmy nominations of any network with 62. PBS and syndicated TV shows tied for second with 50 nominations, while ABC was fourth with 35. Fifth was NBC with 20, sixth was Nickelodeon with 18, and seventh was Netflix with 13.
For outstanding game show, the nominees are Family Feud, Jeopardy! and The Price Is Right.
For outstanding legal/courtroom program, the nominees are Judge Judy, Divorce Court and The People’s Court.
No host has been announced yet for the Daytime Emmys.
The Daytime Emmy Awards will air on Sunday, April 26 from a soundstage on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank. The location on Stage 16 is the same place where parts of such films as Casablanca, Ghostbusters and Jurassic Park were shot.
The nontelevised Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards will take place on Friday, April 24, at the Universal Hilton in Universal City. Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek and The Brady Bunch star Florence Henderson are hosting.
The Daytime Emmys are a presentation of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (a separate organization from the Television Academy in Los Angeles, which presents the Primetime Emmy Awards).
This year’s Daytime Emmys are being presented in cooperation with the Television Academy. The show will be produced by Michael Levitt of Michael Levitt Productions with Gary Tellalian and Mike Rothman as executive producers.
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