Thursday night the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented a cocktail reception in honor of the 2011 Daytime Emmy Awards nominees at the SLS hotel at Beverly Hills. On-Air On-Soaps spoke with many of the attendees and will soon post several interviews and quotes from the party.
The kick-off to Daytime Emmy weekend was off to a great start with several nominees and fan favorites hanging out and celebrating their accomplishments including: Y&R’s Christian LeBlanc, Michelle Stafford, Christel Tracy Bregman, Darius McCrary, and Billy Miller. GH was represented by Andrea Bogart, Carolyn Hennesy, Derk Cheetwood, Sean Blakemore ,Jason Thompson, Haley Pullos, Lexi Ainsworth, Brandon Barash, and Nancy Lee Grahn. DAYS was out in full force with: Bren Foster, Arianne Zuker, Camilla Banus, Casey Deidrick, Eric Martin, Francisco St. Martin, Molly Burnett, Freddie Smith, Judi Evans, Wally Kurth, Nadia Bjorlin, Arianne Zuker, and Tamara Braun. AMC’s contingent included: Stephanie Gatschet, Melissa Claire Egan, Brittany Allen, Chrishell Stause, and Deni Vasi. And B&B’s Don Diamont, Scott Clifton, Kim Matula, Rick Hearst, Scott Clifton and their boss, Brad Bell cavorted with the crowd, too!
View the photo gallery from the red carpet arrivals of the ATAS Pre-Emmy Cocktail Reception after the jump! To see the gallery in full, remember you can watch the images play as a slideshow, or click the NEXT GROUP button to the right of the + symbol to see more images.
Photo Credit: Steven Bergman