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CBS Leads Field in Daytime Emmy Nods

Feb 8, 2006  •  Post A Comment

The big leader in Daytime Emmy nominations announced Wednesday morning is CBS, with a total of 59, 44 of them coming from the network’s “The Young and the Restless” (18), “Guiding Light” (14), and “As the World Turns” (12). Topping the nominations for talk shows are syndie “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” with 11 nods and ABC’s “The View” with 10 nominations.

The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards winners will be announced during a live, three-hour broadcast from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood on Friday, April 28, starting at 8 p.m. (ET) on ABC. It will mark the first time the Daytime Emmys ceremony will be held on the West Coast.

A Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to four-time Emmy winner Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who plays Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on “Sesame Street,” during the ceremony, which is presented by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

The Creative Arts Daytime Emmy Awards will be presented at two black-tie ceremonies Saturday, April 22, in New York at the Marriott Marquis Hotel and in Hollywood at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland.

A complete list of nominees can be found at www.emmyonline.tv.