2012 Daytime Emmy Awards
The 39th Annual Daytime Emmys are finally upon us. Who will walk away with a golden statue tonight? Who will be the best dressed? The worst dressed? All those questions and more will be answered tonight during the broadcast!
We will begin the live blog shortly, but in the meantime, drop me a line in the comments on your expectations for the night and of course your favorites to win.
**All Individual Category Wins will appear after this post""
DEAR SOAP GODS: Please don't let this be like last year's hot mess! Aaand AWAY WE GO...
We begin with Anderson Cooper and Oscar the Grouch. I'm not gonna lie y'all; Anderson Cooper is a silver fox! He could get it! Anderson gives us a little run down of what were celebrating, and Oscar is well, being a grouch. He sings a song about why he can't stand Daytime Teleivision. Anderson tells Oscar about all the great things that have happened in daytime, and he begins with Luke and Laura's wedding. Anderson goes on to introduce:
Chad Duell, Nathan Parsons, Chandler Massey and Eddie Alderson! They're presenting the award for:
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The Young and the Restless’ Judith Chapman and The Bold and the Beautiful’s Kim Matula (pictured above) were among the soap stars who descended on the Official Daytime Emmy Awards Gifting Suite at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 22. See more photos from the 2012 Daytime Emmy Awards Gifting Suite after the jump!
General Hospital’s Laura Wright, Sean Blakemore, Haley Pullos and Jen Lilley (pictured above) were among the soap stars and industry members who celebrated the 2012 Daytime Emmy nominees at the Daytime Emmy Nominee Reception on June 14 by the Daytime Emmy Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy (or Academy of Television Arts & Sciences).
Held at the SLS Hotel, the reception helped kick off the festivities leading up to daytime’s biggest night on June 23. See more photos after the jump!
Have you ever dreamed of going to the Daytime Emmys? Now is your chance at the opportunity. HLN, the TV home of the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, is giving away a trip for two to the award show, plus a red carpet makeover! You can enter once a day through June 19. Visit HLN to enter. Who knows, maybe you could be the lucky winner!
I'd heard a rumor NATAS was considering this nonsense, and prayed it wouldn't prove true. I guess the Soap Gods were fowarding my calls to voicemail, because Soaps In Depth is reporting the Outstanding Younger Actor and Actress categories have been cut from the main Daytime Emmy program on June 23!
Those awards will be handed out at the Creative Arts Daytime Emmys on June 17. Okay, I've been trying to be all Namaste of late, but this is some flat out b.s!