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‘General Hospital,’ CBS Lead Daytime Emmy Nominations

GENERAL HOSPITAL - The past and future will collide in honor of "General Hospital's" 52nd anniversary on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Select scenes from the very first "GH" episode that aired on April 1, 1963 will be revisited, and the story will be expanded in order to answer questions raised that day. Original characters Dr. Steve Hardy will be played by Jason Thompson (Dr. Patrick Drake), Nurse Jesse Brewer will be played by Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth Webber) and Dr. Phil Brewer will be played by Ryan Carnes (Lucas Jones). "General Hospital" airs Monday-Friday (3-4pm, ET)  on the ABC Television Network.
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RYAN CARNES, REBECCA HERBST, JASON THOMPSON
GENERAL HOSPITAL - The past and future will collide in honor of "General Hospital's" 52nd anniversary on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Select scenes from the very first "GH" episode that aired on April 1, 1963 will be revisited, and the story will be expanded in order to answer questions raised that day. Original characters Dr. Steve Hardy will be played by Jason Thompson (Dr. Patrick Drake), Nurse Jesse Brewer will be played by Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth Webber) and Dr. Phil Brewer will be played by Ryan Carnes (Lucas Jones). "General Hospital" airs Monday-Friday (3-4pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Rick Rowell) RYAN CARNES, REBECCA HERBST, JASON THOMPSON

ABC’s General Hospital leads with 28 nominations for the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.

As previously reported, the nominations for the 2015 Daytime Emmy Awards were announced live on CBS’ The Talk at 2:00 pm today. Following the broadcast, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the full list of nominees. The awards ceremony will be televised live on Pop at 8:00 p.m. EDT/5:00 p.m. PDT from the Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, CA.

The Daytime Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. during the 2014 calendar year.

The Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards gala, which honors the more than 65 craft categories behind the many shows that grace the Daytime genre, will be held at the Universal Hilton on Friday, April 24th, 2015 with a reception at 5:30 p.m.

General Hospital leads the soap pack with 28 overall nominations including best drama series, writing team, directing and all acting categories. CBS leads the networks with 62 total nominations, with ABC coming in fourth with 35 and NBC in fifth with 20.

Major acting category nominees are as followed:

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

  • PEGGY MCCAY, as Caroline Brady
    Days of Our Lives, NBC
  • ALISON SWEENEY, as Sami Brady DiMera
    Days of Our Lives, NBC
  • GINA TOGNONI, as Phyllis Newman
    The Young and the Restless, CBS
  • MAURA WEST, as Ava Jerome
    General Hospital, ABC
  • LAURA WRIGHT, as Carly Corinthos
    General Hospital, ABC

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

  • ANTHONY GEARY, as Luke Spencer
    General Hospital, ABC
  • CHRISTIAN LEBLANC, as Michael Baldwin
    The Young and the Restless, CBS
  • BILLY MILLER, as Billy Abbott
    The Young and the Restless, CBS
  • JASON THOMPSON, as Dr Patrick Drake
    General Hospital, ABC

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

  • LINSEY GODFREY, as Caroline Spencer Forrester
    The Bold and the Beautiful, CBS
  • AMELIA HEINLE, as Victoria Newman
    The Young and the Restless, CBS
  • ELIZABETH HENDRICKSON, as Chloe Fisher
    The Young and the Restless, CBS
  • FINOLA HUGHES, as Anna Devane
    General Hospital, ABC
  • LISA LOCICERO, as Olivia Falconeri
    General Hospital, ABC

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

  • SCOTT CLIFTON, as Liam Spencer
    The Bold and the Beautiful, CBS
  • CHAD DUELL, as Michael Corinthos
    General Hospital, ABC
  • KRISTOFF ST. JOHN, as Neil Winters
    The Young and the Restless, CBS
  • JACOB YOUNG, as Rick Forrester
    The Bold and the Beautiful, CBS

Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series

  • KRISTEN ALDERSON, as Kiki Jerome
    General Hospital, ABC
  • CAMILA BANUS, as Gabi Hernandez
    Days of Our Lives, NBC
  • HUNTER KING, as Summer Newman
    The Young and the Restless, CBS
  • HALEY PULLOS, as Molly Lansing Davis
    General Hospital, ABC

Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series

  • BRYAN CRAIG, as Morgan Corinthos
    General Hospital, ABC
  • MAX EHRICH, as Fenmore Baldwin
    The Young and the Restless, CBS
  • TEQUAN RICHMOND, as TJ Ashford
    General Hospital, ABC
  • FREDDIE SMITH, as Sonny Kiriakis
    Days of Our Lives, NBC

Outstanding Special Guest Performer in a Drama Series

  • MEREDITH BAXTER, as Maureen
    The Young and the Restless, CBS
  • SALLY KELLERMAN, as Constance
    The Young and the Restless, CBS
  • DONNA MILLS, as Madeline Reeves
    General Hospital, ABC
  • LINDA ELENA TOVAR, as Rosalie Martinez
    General Hospital, ABC
  • FRED WILLARD, as John Forrester
    The Bold and the Beautiful, CBS
  • RAY WISE, as Ian Ward
    The Young and the Restless, CBS

Outstanding Performer in a New Approaches Drama Series

  • SARAH BROWN, as Katherine Wesley
    Beacon Hill the Series, http://www.beaconhilltheseries.com
  • MARTHA BYRNE, as Alexis Jordan / Joanne Edwards
    Anacostia, YouTube.com
  • ANDREA EVANS, as Vivian Price
    DeVanity, www.devanity.com
  • ALICIA MINSHEW, as Sara Preston
    Beacon Hill the Series, http://www.beaconhilltheseries.com
  • VANNESSA VASQUEZ, as Camila Barrios
    East Los High, Hulu
  • DANIELLE VEGA, as Ceci Camayo
    East Los High, Hulu

Nominations for drama series, writing and more on the next page…

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