The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Pre-Nomination voting is underway and now the acting nominees vying for the ten spots in each of the four performer categories have been revealed. The Young and the Restless’ Michael Muhney (Adam) took to Twitter earlier this week explaining the voting process to his fans and followers, and posted a list of the actors who submitted themselves for the Lead Actor category, which includes Muhney.
Take a look at the men who have a shot at moving on to the next round of competition. There are thirteen actors who opted to submit themselves for the coveted Leading Actor prize. If you are looking for scene selection, you can purchase a copy of Nelson Branco’s Soap Opera Uncensored who leaked the submitted clips. The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Pre-Nominations will be announced by NATAS on February 27th.
Lead Actor In A Drama Series Ballot includes:
Don Diamont (Bill Spencer, The Bold And The Beautiful)
John McCook (Eric Forrester, The Bold And The Beautiful)
Ronn Moss (Ridge Forrester, The Bold And The Beautiful)
Galen Gering (Rafe Hernandez, Days of our Lives)
Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera, Days of our Lives)
Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos, General Hospital)
Jason Thompson (Patrick Drake, General Hospital)
Roger Howarth (Todd Manning, One Life to Live)
Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott, The Young and the Restless)
Doug Davidson (Paul Williams, The Young and the Restless)
Christian LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin, The Young and the Restless)
Michael Muhney (Adam Newman, The Young and the Restless)
Steven Nichols (Tucker McCall, The Young and the Restless)
So soapers, who would you like to see move on to the next round, and ultimately to win Leading Actor in a Drama Series at this year’s Daytime Emmy? Let us know! And make sure to come back Thursday and Friday as we spotlight the Supporting Actress and Actor submissions, as well.