CBS leads Daytime Emmy nominations

Mar 18, 2002  •  Post A Comment

CBS bagged 55 Daytime Emmy nominations to lead the network pack. ABC and PBS followed with 49 nominations each.
Among soaps, “ABC’s “All My Children” earned the most nominations (21), followed by CBS’s “As the World Turns” (17).
ABC’s “The View” was the most-nominated talk show (10), followed by “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” (9). In other notable talk show totals, “Live With Regis and Kelly” earned four nominations, followed by “The Other Half” (3) and “The Montel Williams Show” (2).
“OK, I keep my record intact,” joked Maury Povich, who emceed March 13’s early-morning announcements at which his talk show was not mentioned. “I’m going to go cry.”
Among those at the Rainbow Room in New York for the announcements were newly named National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences President Peter Price, whose organization takes the lead on the Daytime Emmys, and his Hollywood counterpart, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences President Bryce Zabel, whose organization is responsible for the Primetime Emmys.
The 29th annual Daytime Emmys will be handed out at 9 p.m. (ET) Friday, May 17, at the Madison Square Garden Theatre in a live broadcast on CBS. Creative craft Emmys will be presented Saturday, May 11, in ceremonies at New York’s Marriott Marquis and the Los Angeles Century Plaza Hotel.
A partial listing of the Daytime Emmy nominations follows (a complete list can be found online at www.emmyonline.org).