It's about that time again, y'all. The 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards airs this Sunday at 8pm EST on the CW network. Be sure to check out these two promos and tune in to the Emmys. READ MORE
With the countdown to the 36th Annual Daytime Emmys growing ever closer to the biggest night in daytime, TV Guide Canada's Nelson Branco has published his Daytime Emmy predictions. Here is a preview for the Outstanding Lead Actor category.
In a Perfect World: Eric Braeden (Victor, Y&R) and Trevor St. John (Todd, One Life) failed to earn pre-nominations because of backstage politics and egos, proving once again how flawed this system is.
Who Should Win: Hands down, the mighty impressive and surprisingly honest and subtle Reckell had the best Emmy reel out of the group of leading actors.
Who Will Win: Geary plays four roles during his kangaroo court dream sequence, which wisely featured GH’s veteran cast. And we all know playing multiple roles are hard to beat at the Emmois. If Geary wins, this will be his seventh statuette making him the most honoured actor in Daytime Emmy history.
Dark Horse: There’s not a lot of acting in LeBlanc’s reel; he basically spends the entire episode quietly reacting to his co-stars, but the episode is damn good.
Variety.com's Michael Schneider reveals in an in-depth article the plight to save the Daytime Emmys. Last year the award show netted a dismal 5.4 million viewers, making all three of the major networks pass on airing the show, including last year's host ABC.Schneider spoke with Associated Television Intl. president David McKenzie on his fight to have the show aired: READ MORE
It's tough for the networks because of the economy. They're running fairly scared... (but) when we heard that the Daytime Emmys was having trouble getting on TV, we stubbed our toes on this and said, 'That's just not right.' We called in a lot of folks we've known for a long time and told them, 'We don't want this to go away, don't you agree?
The article also revealed The National Academy of TV Arts & Sciences, the organization that handles the ceremony, were thinking over the options of airing the show on cable tv or even showing it as a webcast. McKenzie also went on to give his thoughts to Schneider on what this year's show may gain from being broadcast in the middle of Primetime Emmy season. McKenzie states: