The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced today that the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards will not air on television for the first time in decades (the last time being 1984), but will instead be live-streamed via the Internet!
The awards will be handed out in ceremonies that will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday Night, June 22nd Fans can watch the awards by logging on to www.daytimeemmys.net beginning at 5 PMPST that day.
“We are confident that the expert team we’ve brought on will flawlessly execute an evening that celebrates the outstanding talent being honored and allows fans to be a part of the action,” said Malachy Wienges, Chairman of NATAS.
After being broadcast on major networks for well over three decades, and most recently for the last few years on cable television outlet HLN, this will be the first time the ceremonies are visible to the public via online stream only!
So, will you be checking out your favorite soap stars and the Daytime Emmys via your computer screens? What do you think about the news? Let us know!