CBS Leads Daytime Emmy Nominations

Mar 14, 2007  •  Post A Comment

CBS racked up 57 nominations—including 33 for its soaps “Guiding Light” and “As the World Turns”—to top the list of daytime programs vying for honors at the “34th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards” presented by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences that will air June 15 on CBS.

In a presentation carried live on CBS’s “The Early Show,” Syndicated programming captured 53 nominations, while programming seen on public broadcasting stations amassed a total of 38 nods.

“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” was the most-nominated talk show with 12 chances to take home an award, including outstanding host. Also nominated in the host category are Dr. Phil McGraw, Rachael Ray, “Soap Talk’s” Lisa Rinna and Ty Treadway, Tyra Banks and “The View’s” Barbara Walters, Rosie O’Donnell, Joy Behar and Elisabeth Hasselbeck.

“The View” collected 10 nominations, followed by freshman “Rachael Ray” (seven), “The Tyra Banks Show” (six), “The Martha Stewart Show” (five), and “Dr. Phil” and “The Oprah Winfrey Show” (four apiece).

ABC picked up 36 nods and NBC 15.

Discovery Kids collected 16, followed by Kids WB! (15); Food Network (seven); Nickelodeon (five), A&E (four); Discovery Channel (three); Cartoon Network, Fox, Noggin and Soap Net (two each); and Animania, Disney Channel, HGTV Lifetime, MTV, TBN, TLC, Travel Channel and WarnerBros.com (with one each).

A complete list of nominations is posted at www.emmyonline.tv.

(Editor: Worrell)