'General Hospital' and 'Ellen DeGeneres' Dominate 2015 Daytime Emmy Nominations


'General Hospital' and 'Ellen DeGeneres' Dominate 2015 Daytime Emmy Nominations


The ABC soap opera leads the pack with 28 nominations including Outstanding Drama Series, which is also eyed by 'The Bold and the Beautiful', 'Days of Our Lives' and 'The Young and the Restless'.
Nominations for the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards have been announced. Continuing its domination, CBS leads the pack with a total of 62 nods. PBS trails with 50 noms, followed by ABC with 35, NBC with 20 and Nickelodeon with 18.

Show-wise, "General Hospital" tops other daytime series with 28 nominations. It eyes the coveted Outstanding Drama series title, up against last year's winner "The Young and the Restless" and other strong contenders including "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "Days of Our Lives".

Additionally, "General Hospital" stars Maura West and Laura Wright are pitted against each other for the Lead Actress award. Other nominees in the category include Peggy McKay ("Days of Our Lives"), Alison Sweeney ("Days of Our Lives") and Gina Tognoni ("The Young and the Restless").

Lead Actor category sees a competition between "General Hospital" star Anthony Geary and Jason Thompson as well as Christian LeBlanc and Billy Miller of "The Young and the Restless".

"The Bold and the Beautiful" also scores multiple nominations, with a total of 19, while "Days of Our Lives" earns a total of 16 nods.

Leading in talk show field is "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" with 10 nods. It is up for the Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment prize. "Family Feud", "Jeopardy!" and "The Price Is Right", meanwhile, are nominated for Outstanding Game Show.

The 2015 Daytime Emmy Awards will be held Sunday, April 26 on the Warner Bros lot in Burbank and air live on Pop starting at 8 P.M. ET/5 P.M. PT. Alex Trebek and Florence Henderson are going to host the event. The Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony is set for April 24 at the Universal Hilton.

Below is the partial list of nominations, while the complete list can be found on the official site.

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES YOUNGER ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES YOUNGER ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES WRITING TEAM OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES DIRECTING TEAM OUTSTANDING MORNING PROGRAM OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW/INFORMATIVE
  • "The Chew"
  • "Dr. Oz"
  • "The Kitchen"
  • "Steve Harvey"
OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW/ENTERTAINMENT OUTSTANDING GAME SHOW
  • "Family Feud"
  • "Jeopardy!"
  • "The Price Is Right"
OUTSTANDING GAME SHOW HOST
  • Craig Ferguson, "Celebrity Name Game"
  • Steve Harvey, "Family Feud"
  • Todd Newton, "Family Game Night"
  • Pat Sajak, "Wheel of Fortune"


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