The Young and the Restless’ Judy Blye Wilson (pictured above with Ignacio Serricchio, Chrishell Stause and Melissa Claire Egan) picked up the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Casting For a Drama Series at the 40th Annual Creative Arts Technical Emmy Awards on June 13. The win was one of 13 for CBS Daytime.
Angelica McDaniel, vice-president of CBS Daytime, congratulated the CBS winners on Twitter. Days of Our Lives picked up two statues. General Hospital tied with One Life to Live to win Outstanding Achievement in Multiple Camera Editing For a Drama Series.
See the full list of Creative Arts Daytime Emmy Award winners after the jump! READ MORE
The Young and the Restless star Melody Thomas Scott will take the stage with Alex Trebek at the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards to announce The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences partnership with The Smithsonian. Scott will pledge the gown worn by Nikki Newman at her 2002 wedding to Victor Newman (Eric Braeden) during the telecast.
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will receive the wedding gown worn by actress Melody Thomas Scott as “Nikki Reed” during one of her 12 weddings on the daytime drama, “The Young and the Restless”. This gown was worn on air in 2002 during her second wedding to “Victor Newman,” played by actor Eric Braeden. Ms. Thomas Scott has been a major player in “The Young and the Restless” daytime drama, acting on the show for more than 34 years. The dress was pledged to the museum during the Sunday June 16 broadcast of the 40th annual daytime EMMY awards.
The museum has partnered with the National Academy of Arts and Sciences to collect objects reflecting the contributions of daytime television. A May 9 donation ceremony marked the partnership's beginning with donations from All My Children actress Susan Lucci, Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek and Barney co-creator Kathy and composer, Phil Parker. The donations represent three of the Daytime Entertainment Emmy categories-daytime dramas, game shows and children's programming.
The Force will be strong at the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher will present the award for Outstanding Special Class-Animation when the telecast airs on June 16.
Executive Producer Gabriel Gornell announced this will be the first ever telecast of the Outstanding Special Class-Animation Award to be presented by Carrie Fisher. This is the category that recognizes excellence in the art of Animation, not usually intended for younger children. Gornell stated “This category often celebrates sci-fi, action, and adventure genres with strong nominees this year including Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Legend of Korra, and Dan Vs.” Gornell continued “And for a category that celebrates Sci-Fi that happens to have a Star Wars nominee-there is nobody better to present the award than the one and only Carrie Fisher.” READ MORE
The 40th Annual Daytime Emmys are almost here and once again Daytime Confidential’s Melodie Aikels will be firing up her LIVE BLOG for the industry’s biggest night. Join Aikels on June 16 from 8-10 PM EST as she weighs in on everything from Emmy fashion, the night’s biggest snubs and acceptance speeches.