On Sunday night, this year’s king and queen of the acting races were crowned at the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmys in a ceremony held at the Westin Bonaventure hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
The big awards were saved till the end of the night, where The Bachelor and The Bachelorette host and executive producer, Chris Harrison presented the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series award to Days of our Lives Mary Beth Evans (Kayla). Nextg, Daytime Emmy winner, Laura Wright (Carly, GH) got a thrill when she was able to open the envelope in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series category. That is because her longtime castmate Tyler Christopher was revealed to be the winner for his portrayal of Nikolas Cassadine.
As daytime fans know Tyler and Mary Beth worked together on GH years ago when she played Katherine Bell to his dark prince, and their on-screen alter-egos were having an affair thanks to an agenda by Helena Cassadine.
After receiving their Emmys, Mary Beth and then Tyler made their way to the Winners/Press Room where On-Air On-Soaps Michael Fairman got their reactions on taking home the gold for their stellar performances. Watch after the jump an interview with Mary Beth, and then Tyler. Then share your thoughts in the comment section below!