Daytime Emmy Award Nominations Announced

By RabbitEars

Nominations for the 36th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards were announced yesterday. PBS led the way with 56 nominations, followed by ABC with 50, syndicated shows with 49, CBS with 30, NBC with 20, Nickelodeon with 13, Disney Channel with 10 and Food Network with 10. Several other networks followed with single-digit nominations. The awards ceremony, hosted by Vanessa Williams, will air August 30 on The CW.

Selected nominations include:

Outstanding Drama Series
All My Children — ABC
Days of Our Lives — NBC
The Bold and the Beautiful — CBS

Outstanding Children’s Animated Program
Curious George — PBS
Little Einsteins — Disney Channel
Sid the Science Kid — PBS
The Backyardigans — Nickelodeon
Wordworld — PBS

Outstanding Children’s Series
Adventure Camp — Discovery Kids
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman — PBS
From the Top at Carnegie Hall — PBS
Postcards From Buster — PBS

Outstanding Culinary Program
Barefoot Contessa — Food Network
Giada at Home — Food Network
Gourmet’s Diary of a Foodie — PBS
Grill It! With Bobby Flay — Food Network
Simply Ming — PBS

Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show
Cash Cab — Discovery Channel
Jeopardy! — Syndicated
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire — Syndicated

Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program
Cristina’s Court — FOX
Family Court With Judge Penny — Syndicated
Judge Hatchett — Syndicated
Judge Judy — Syndicated
The People’s Court — Syndicated

Outstanding Lifestyle Program
Clean House — Style Network
Made — MTV
Peter Perfect — Style Network
The Martha Stewart Show — Syndicated
This Old House — PBS

Outstanding Morning Program
Good Morning America — ABC
The Early Show — CBS
Today Show — NBC

Outstanding Preschool Children’s Series
Between the Lions — PBS
Johnny and the Sprites — Disney Channel
Mama Mirabelle’s Home Movies — PBS
Sesame Street — PBS
The Wonder Pets! — Nickelodeon

Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment
Live With Regis and Kelly — Syndicated
Rachael Ray — Syndicated
The Ellen DeGeneres Show — Syndicated

Outstanding Talk Show/Informative
Dr. Phil — Syndicated
The Doctors — Syndicated
The Tyra Banks Show — Syndicated

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Debbi Morgan, as Angie Hubbard on All My Children, ABC
Maura West, as Carly Tenney on As the World Turns, CBS
Susan Haskell, as Marty Saybrooke on One Life to Live, ABC
Susan Flannery, as Stephanie Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful, CBS
Jeanne Cooper, as Katherine Chancellor on The Young and the Restless, CBS

Peter Reckell of "Days of Our Lives"

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Thorsten Kaye, as Zach Slater on All My Children, ABC
Peter Reckell, as Bo Brady on Days of Our Lives, NBC
Anthony Geary, as Luke Spencer on General Hospital, ABC
Daniel Cosgrove, as Bill Lewis on Guiding Light, CBS
Christian LeBlanc, as Michael Baldwin on The Young and the Restless, CBS

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Melissa Claire Egan, as Annie Lavery on All My Children, ABC
Alicia Minshew, as Kendall Hart Slater on All My Children, ABC
Julie Pinson, as Janet Ciccone on As the World Turns, CBS
Tamara Braun, as Ava Vitali on Days of Our Lives, NBC
Bree Williamson, as Jessica Brennan on One Life to Live, ABC

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Vincent Irizarry, as David Hayward on All My Children, ABC
Jacob Young, as JR Chandler on All My Children, ABC
Van Hansis, as Luke Snyder on As the World Turns, CBS
Bradford Anderson, as Damien Spinelli on General Hospital, ABC
Jeff Branson, as Shayne Lewis on Guiding Light, CBS

Ellen DeGeneres

Outstanding Talk Show Host
Regis Philbin & Kelly Ripa, Live With Regis and Kelly, ABC
Rachael Ray, Rachael Ray, Syndicated
Ellen DeGeneres, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Syndicated
Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Sherri Shepherd and Barbara Walters, The View, ABC
Outstanding Game Show Host
Ben Bailey, Cash Cab, Discovery Channel
Howie Mandel, Deal or No Deal, Syndicated
Alex Trebek, Jeopardy!, Syndicated
Meredith Vieira, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Syndicated


Sesame Street: Credit Sesame Workshop

Days of Our Lives: Credit Mitchell Haaseth/NBC