Daytime Emmy Awards 2020 Reddit: Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, Kelsey Grammer, Cookie Monster and more will give out awardsThe Daytime Emmy Awards are heading back to TV!
Five years after it was last on TV, CBS will once again telecast the Daytime Emmys, to be held on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 8PM ET.
The virtual show will include all major awards being announced during a live presentation that will feature favorite daytime stars appearing from their own homes.
Hosting this year’s awards for the first time ever are Sharon Osborne, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba, Sheryl Underwood and Marie Osmond.
2020 Daytime Emmy nominees have already been announced during an episode of “The Talk” on Thursday, May 21.
Leading the Daytime nominee pack this year are Best Drama Series nominees “The Bold and the Beautiful”, “Days of Our Lives”, “General Hospital”, and “The Young and the Restless”. Popular favorites Judge Judy (Best Courtroom Show) and Ellen Degeneres (Best Talk Show – Entertainment) also made the cut. (See the full list below!)
Meanwhile, keep it here for more updates and the annoucement of big winners when they are announced in June.
DID YOU KNOW? Daytime Emmy trivia & fun facts
• The first Emmy Awards for daytime were given out at the primetime ceremony in 1972, when The Doctors won the first “Best Show Daytime” Emmy.
• Actress Susan Lucci was famous for her iconic role as Erica Kane in All My Children, due in part for being nominated 19 times and never winning. In an emotion-filled ceremony, Lucci finally won for Best Actress in 1999.
• Talk show host Ellen Degeneres holds the record for most Daytime Emmy Awards with 29.
• Actress Erika Slezak has received the most wins (six) for Best Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Victoria Lord on One Life to Live.
• For Best Actor in a Drama Series, Anthony Geary has won a record eight times for his role as Luke Spencer on General Hospital.
• The most awarded game show ever at the Daytime Emmys? That would be Jeopardy! with 15 wins.
2020 Daytime Emmy Award Nominations
|Best Drama Series
“The Bold and the Beautiful”
“Days of Our Lives”
“The Young and the Restless”Best Actor
Steve Burton, “General Hospital”
Thorsten Kaye, “The Bold and the Beautiful”
Jon Lindstrom, “General Hospital”
Thaao Penghlis, “Days of Our Lives”
Jason Thompson, “The Young and the Restless”
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Younger Performer
Best Talk Show (Entertainment)
Best Talk Show Host (Entertainment)
Best Talk Show (Informative)
Best Talk Show Host (Informative)
Best Game Show
Best Game Show Host
Best Morning Show
Best Legal/Courtroom Show
Best Culinary Series
Best Culinary Host
Best Lifestyle Series
Best Travel/Adventure Program
Best Educational/Informational Series
Best Daytime Program Host