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Live-streaming channel Parachute TV
will provide red-carpet coverage and behind-the-scenes access for both the
Daytime Emmys on Sunday, May 1 & the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Friday, April
29. Also, winners will immediately interact with fans on
Periscope moments after they make their
Digital series "The Bay" is moving to Amazon Prime with the “Director’s Cut”
of 28 remastered episodes with never-before-seen footage in two seasons. In
addition, "The Bay" is going back into production with 6 new episodes in May. In
the vein of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Mayor Jack Madison, played by Nicolas
Coster (ex-Steve Andrews, AMC; ex-Anthony Makana, OLTL), will be taken on a
journey where he’ll reluctantly face his past transgressions. Joining the cast
in the role of the mayor’s ex-wife and late mother to son John Blackwell,
played by Ronn Moss (ex-Ridge, B&B) is Carolyn Hennesy (Diane, GH). Brandon
Beemer (Shawn, Days; ex-Owen, B&B; ex-Seth, GH) will fill the role of a younger
John Blackwell, and Jensen Buchanan (Elise, Y&R; ex-Melissa, GH & PC; ex-Marly,
AW; ex-Sarah, OLTL; ex-Vicky, ATWT) plays Melody Garrett circa 1986. Marissa
Tait (ex-Rebecca, B&B) joins the cast as Young Katherine Blackwell while Eric
Martsolf (Brady, Days; ex-Ethan, Passions) and Abby Wathen (ex-Young Gloria,
Y&R; ex-Teen Colby, AMC) return in their roles as Young Lee and Young Sara. More
casting news, updates, and previous episodes can be found at
https://www.youtube.com/user/emmys/videos to see nominee reels for the 43rd
Annual Daytime Emmy Awards which will take place on Sunday, May 1, 2016.
"Ladies of the Lake," the new digital series based on the novel by Days'
Executive Producer Ken Corday, has announced its cast. Kyle Lowder (ex-Brady,
Days; ex-Rick, B&B), Arianne Zucker (Nicole, Days), John-Paul Lavoisier (Philip,
Days; ex-Rex, OLTL), Martha Madison (Belle, Days; ex-Elizabeth, GH; ex-Lola,
Passions), Wally Kurth (Justin, Days; Ned, GH), Marie Wilson (Summer, Days;
ex-Meg, ATWT; ex-Karen, PC & GH), Gordon Thomson (ex-Walter, Days; ex-Freeman,
Passions; ex-AJ, Sunset Beach; ex-Adam, Dynasty), John Callahan (ex-Edmund, AMC;
ex-Dr. Baker, Days; ex-Leo, GH), Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy, Days), Lilly Melgar
(ex-Lily, GH; ex-Claudia, B&B), Jessica Morris (ex-Jennifer, OLTL) & Jillian
Clare (ex-Abby, Days) will appear in the new soap from Michael Caruso.
On Thursday, March 24, 2016, the nominees for the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards
were announced. The Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards will take place on Friday,
April 29, while The Daytime Emmys will be presented at the Westin Bonaventure
Hotel & Suites in LA on May 1, 2016 but
will not be televised this year.
Outstanding Drama Series:
The Bold and the Beautiful
Days of Our Lives
The Young and the Restless
The Bold and the Beautiful
The Young and the Restless
Tyler Christopher (Nikolas, GH)
Justin Hartley (Adam, Y&R)
Christian LeBlanc (Michael, Y&R)
Kristoff St. John (Neil, Y&R)
Kassie DePaiva (Eve,
Mary Beth Evans (Kayla, Days)
Finola Hughes (Anna, GH)
Maura West (Ava/Denise, GH)
Tracey Bregman (Lauren, Y&R)
Jacob Young (Rick,
Sean Blakemore (Shawn, GH)
Dominic Zamprogna (Dante, GH)
Steve Burton (Dylan, Y&R),
Bryton James (Devon, Y&R)
Linsey Godfrey (Caroline,
Peggy McCay (Caroline, Days)
Melissa Reeves (Jennifer, Days)
Lauralee Bell (Christine, Y&R)
Jessica Collins (Avery, Y&R)
Pierson Fodé (Thomas,
Nicolas Bechtel (Spencer, GH)
Bryan Craig (Morgan, GH)
Tequan Richmond (TJ, GH)
Max Ehrich (Fen, Y&R)
Reign Edwards (Nicole,
Ashlyn Pearce (Aly, B&B)
True O'Brien (Paige, Days)
Brooklyn Rae Silzer (Emma,
Hunter King (Summer, Y&R)
To see the full list of
nominations, click here!
Christian Slater, who had small parts in "Edge of Night," "One Life to
Live" and "All My Children" when he was little, and played D.J. on "Ryan's
Hope," won a 2016 Golden Globe Award for Best performance by an actor in
a supporting role in a series, for his role in "Mr. Robot" on USA Network.
General Hospital's writing team won The Writers Guild of America (WGA) award
for 2015 in the daytime drama category. The award ceremony took place on
Saturday, February 13, 2016, at the
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles and simultaneously in New York.
ABC's General Hospital, Writers: Ron Carlivati, Anna Theresa Cascio,
Andrea Archer Compton, Suzanne Flynn, Kate Hall, Elizabeth Korte, Daniel James
O’Connor, Elizabeth Page, Jean Passanante, Katherine Schock, Scott Sickles,
Chris Van Etten.
Sudsvilletv.com, a new online network of all-original programming aimed at
the soap opera audience, launched in the fall of 2015. There will be a major
new soap opera with 40 total episodes, created by former "Days of Our Lives"
writer Meg Kelly, as well as 16 other series, a combination of reality, game
shows, and improvised shows, including a three-time weekly soap chat show, "AM Sudsville." Expect to see many familiar soap favorites cast in the New
York-based productions. Go to
http://www.sudsvilletv.com/ and sign up
for alerts about casting news, watch exclusive previews, enter contests to win
set visits, participate in online chats, and get a chance to be a contestant on sudsvillestv game shows or to be an extra on the new soap series.
missed the 2015 Daytime Emmy Awards, you can watch it here!
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