News out today from Soap Opera Digest. The 38th Annual Daytime Emmys ceremony will take place on June 19th, however, details surrounding the broadcast remain up in the air. NATAS Awards Director Brent Stanton also told Digest that the awards will also include a new category to accommodate Web series called Special Class Short Format program.
Stanton went on to say, “This year it will encompass all daytime genres, including Daytime Talk, Children’s, How-to etc. After we see what dominates in this category this year, we are looking to separate out to a more defined category.” Stanton hopes the drama Web series will dominate the new category.
In other Emmy news, the Creative Arts ceremony is set for June 17 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles.