Now comes a first for the Daytime Emmys! Due to the fact that the award ceremonies are streaming live online for the first time in the history of NATAS, and to add to its social media slant, for the first time ever, there is a Daytime Emmy Fan Favorite Award that fans can vote on by heading over the official Daytime Emmy Awards Facebook Page!
Nominated for the Fan Favorite Award are Ellen DeGeneres, General Hospital’s Chad Duell and Kristen Alderson (they are both in the running separately not as duo), Nick Cannon, Ashley Tisdale, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Guiliana Rancic, Steve Harvey and Terrence Jenkins. Click here to cast your vote!
The award to the winner will not be an actual Emmy, but a custom a social media prize determined by daytime fans. From the official voting page: “They’ve dominated on set, on screen and on social. They tweet, post, hashtag, selfie and keep it real! Now it’s time to give them the props they deserve!”
The winner will be announced shortly after the conclusion of the 41st Annual Daytime Emmys live-stream on Sunday Night, June 22nd live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The awards start at 5PMPST/8PMEST.
So soap fans, who are you going to vote for? Kristen or Chad? Or are you going to throw your support behind one of the other social media nominees? Let us know and make sure to cast your vote! Then, tell us what do you think of of the Fan Favorite Award?