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'DAYS' Stars React To Their Nominations

'DAYS' Stars React To Their Nominations

“Days of Our Lives” stars react to their nominations for the 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.

NBC’s "Days of Our Lives" received nine nominations on Wednesday for the 2010 Daytime Emmy Awards. This years nominees include James Scott (EJ DiMera) for Outstanding Lead Actor, Arianne Zucker (Nicole Walker) for Outstanding Supporting Actress, Molly Burnett (Melanie Layton) and Shelley Hennig (Stephanie Johnson) for Outstanding Younger Actress and Dylan Patton (Ex-Will Horton) for Outstanding Younger Actor.

The "DAYS" stars reacted to their nominations today in a press release sent out by the long running soap, which will celebrate it’s 45th anniversary this November.

"I am a bit surprised to be honest," said Outstanding Lead Actor nominee James Scott. "It’s an incredible honor to be included amongst actors of such great caliber."

"I got an email and thought it was a joke. I was thinking, ‘Wow, this is a REALLY mean prank’ but then the DAYS publicist called and told me it was true…I am beyond honored!" – Shelley Hennig

"After being on the show for eleven years, being nominated for the very first time feels absolutely amazing!" – Arianne Zucker

"I’m so proud of everybody; our show is beautifully represented with the talent nominees this year!" – Molly Burnett

"This came as quite a shock. One of my mom’s friends called to tell her because she saw it online and my mom called me and I was speechless. I am really very, very honored and humbled to be nominated along side all these amazing actors. I am also looking forward to seeing some of my ex-castmates at the awards." – Dylan Michael Patton

In addition to the acting noms, "DAYS" also received four Creative Emmy nominations including Outstanding Achievement for a Casting Director for a Drama Series, Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling for a Drama Series, Outstanding Original Song for a Drama Series and Outstanding Achievement in Technical Direction/Electronic Camera/Video Control for a Drama Series.

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