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2009 Daytime Emmy Award Nominations

2009 Daytime Emmy Award Nominations

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominations for the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced earlier today.

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 36th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards during the fourth hour of NBC’s “The Today Show.” During the telecast, nine major categories were announced – those regarding the daytime soaps were: Outstanding Lead Actor, Outstanding Lead Actress, Outstanding Supporting Actor, Outstanding Lead Actress and Outstanding Drama Series. TVSource Magazine’s Senior Writer Tara Blake provided live coverage on our official blog during the telecast. A complete list of nominees was made available after the telecast on the official website for the Daytime Emmy Awards. Also announced was the host for the ceremony, actress and musician Vanessa Williams, star of the hit ABC dramedy “Ugly Betty.”

The 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards will be telecast on the CW Television Network on Sunday, August 30th, 2009 from the historic Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. Below is a list of the major categories; for the complete list (and pretty banners), head over to our official blog.

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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Daytime Series

Debbi Morgan (Angela Hubbard, All My Children) – ABC
Maura West (Carly Snyder, As The World Turns) – CBS
Susan Flannery (Stephanie Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful) – CBS
Susan Haskell (Margaret “Marty” Saybrooke, One Life to Live) – ABC
Jeanne Cooper (Katherine “Kay” Chancellor, The Young and the Restless) – CBS

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Daytime Series

Thorsten Kaye (Zach Slater, All My Children) – ABC
Peter Reckell (Bo Brady, Days of Our Lives) – NBC
Anthony Geary (Lucas “Luke” Spencer, General Hospital) – ABC
Daniel Cosgrove (Bill Lewis, Guiding Light) – CBS
Christian Jules LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin, The Young and the Restless) – CBS

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Daytime Series

Melissa Claire Egan (Annie Lavery, All My Children) – ABC
Alicia Minshew (Kendall Hart Slater, All My Children) – ABC
Julie Pinson (Janet Ciccone, As The World Turns) – CBS
Tamara Braun (Ava Vitali, Days of Our Lives) – NBC
Bree Williamson (Jessica Buchanan Brennan, One Life to Live) – ABC

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Daytime Series

Vincent Irizarry (David Hayward, All My Children) – ABC
Jacob Young (Adam “JR” Chandler Jr., All My Children) – ABC
Van Hansis (Luciano “Luke” Snyder, As The World Turns) – CBS
Bradford Anderson (Damian Spinelli, General Hospital) – ABC
Jeff Branson (Shayne Lewis, Guiding Light) – CBS

Outstanding Younger Actress in a Daytime Series

Meredith Hagner (Liberty Ciccone, As The World Turns) – CBS
Rachel Melvin (Chelsea Brady, Days of Our Lives) – NBC
Kirsten Storms (Maximilliana “Maxie” Jones, General Hospital) – ABC
Julie Berman (Lesley Lu “Lulu” Spencer, General Hospital) – ABC
Emily O’Brien (Jana Fisher, The Young and the Restless) – CBS

Outstanding Younger Actor in a Daytime Series

Cornelius Smith Jr. (Franklin “Frankie” Hubbard, All My Children) – ABC
Darin Brooks (Max Brady, Days of our Lives) – NBC
Blake Berris (Nick Fallon, Days of our Lives) – NBC
EJ Bonilla (Rafe Rivera, Guiding Light) – CBS
Bryton McClure (Devon Hamilton, The Young and the Restless) – CBS


Outstanding Drama Series

All My Children, ABC
Julie Hanan-Carruthers, Executive Producer
Charles Pratt Jr., Consulting Producer
Nadine Aronson, Coodinating Producer
Karen Johnson, Producer
Ginger Smith, Producer

Days of Our Lives, NBC

Ken Corday, Executive Producer
Edward J. Scott and Gary Tomlin, Co-Executive Producer;
Janet Spellman-Rider and Tom Walker, Senior Coordinating Producer
Tim Stevens, Coordinating Producer
Albert Alarr, Producer

The Bold and the Beautiful, CBS
Bradley P. Bell, Executive Producer
Rhonda Friedman, Supervising Producer
Ron Weaver, Senior Producer

Adam Dusevoir, Coordinating Producer
Cynthia J. Popp, Producer

Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team

All My Children, ABC
Head Writers: Charles Pratt Jr., James Harmon Brown, Barbara Esensten
Writing Team: Agnes Nixon, Addie Walsh, Daran Little, Tracy Thomson, Amanda L. Beall, Jeff Beldner, Chip Hayes, Rebecca Taylor, Joanna Cohen, Kate Hall

General Hospital, ABC
Head Writer: Robert Guza Jr. |
Associate Head Writer: Elizabeth Korte
Writing Team: Garin Wolf, Michael Conforti, David Goldschmid, Mary Sue Price, Susan Wald, Michele Val Jean, Karen Harris

One Life to Live, ABC
Head Writer: Ron Carlivati
Writing Team: Carolyn Culliton, Shelly Altman, Anna Theresa Cascio, Janet Iacobuzio, Chris Van Etten, Michelle Poteet Lisanti, Gary Tomlin, Aida Croal, Elizabeth Page, Jeanne Marie Ford

The Bold and the Beautiful, CBS
Head Writer: Bradley P. Bell |
Co-Head Writers: Kay Alden and Michael Minnis
Writing Team: Elizabeth snyder, Jerry Birn, Patrick Mulcahey, John F. smith, Tracy Ann Kelly, Adam Dusevoir, Rex M. Best, Shannon Bradley, Janice Ferri Esser

Outstanding Achievement For A Casting Director For A Drama Series

Mary Clay Boland, Casting Director – As The World Turns, CBS
Marnie Saitta, Casting Director – Days of Our Lives, NBC
Mark Teschner, Casting Direcotr – General Hospital, ABC


36th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS SHOW TOTALS

All My Children – 19 | Days of Our Lives – 13| One Life To Live – 11| The Young and the Restless – 10 | General Hospital – 7 | As the World Turns – 6
The Bold and the Beautiful – 6 | Guiding Light – 4 | Passions – 1

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