As the producers of this year’s 39th Daytime Emmy Awards are working fast and furiously to bring the show live for the first time this year on HLN ( Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 8 p.m. ET), the telecast had just announced the first presenters confirmed for the big night.
As you know, the Daytime Emmys recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00 a.m. – 6 p.m. Barbara Walters will present this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award to Bill Geddie, Executive Producer of The View.
Also on board are: Days of our Lives Hope Brady, Kristian Alfonso, CNN and syndicated talk show host, Anderson Cooper, animal expert, Jack Hanna, talk show host and cooking expert, Rachael Ray, Caroll Spinney (best known as Big Bird or Oscar the Grouch from Sesame Street) and the cast of talk show The Doctors are also set and confirmed to present.
On-Air On-Soaps will keep you posted as more presenters are revealed!