Last night, the stars of daytime came out to celebrate this year’s nominees at the annual Daytime Emmy Nominee Cocktail Reception presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ Daytime Programming Peer Group at SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills. Among those in attendance included 2012 Daytime Emmy nominees: Elizabeth Hendrickson, Melissa Claire Egan (a nominee for her work on All My Children) and Genie Francis from The Young & the Restless, Heather Tom and John McCook of The Bold and the Beautiful, Sean Blakemore and Laura Wright of General Hospital, and Molly Burnett, Shelley Hennig, and Matthew Ashford of Days of our Lives.
On hand to celebrate the night and give kudos to their peers were Days of our Lives Eric Martsolf, Galen Gering, Suzanne Rogers, Patrick Muldoon, Sarah Brown, Kate Mansi, Lauren Koslow, Blake Berris, Peggy McKay, Judi Evans-Luciano, Shawn Christian, Schuyler Yancy, and Freddie Smith. In addition, former B&B star, Brandon Beemer and former DAYS star, Nadia Bjorlin From General Hospital, Jen Lilley, Haley Pullos, and Jerry Jacks himself, Sebastian Roche! From The Young and the Restless, Catherine Bach, Judith Chapman, Jessica Collins, Kate Linder, Lindsay Bushman and Stephen Nichols enjoyed the festivities, as did All My Children’s one and only, Vincent Irizarry. Many of the cast members from the Daytime Emmy nominated web series, The Bay were in attendance, as were The Talk’s Sheryl Underwood, legal eagle Gloria Alfred, Judge Joe Brown, and many more!
After the jump, take a look at our fun photo gallery of the evening with our very special On-Air On-Soaps photo captions! And then let us know who strikes your fancy? And, who you want to see grab the gold next Saturday night!
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