The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmys are fast approaching and today NATAS made the annoucement of presenters thus farwho will be participating on the Sunday, May 1st main ceremonies, and on the Friday, April 29th Creative Arts presentation.
From the world of daytime drama presenting for Sunday’s ceremonies: Gina Tognoni, Hunter King and Jason Thompson (The Young & the Restless), Teresa Castillo, Laura Wright and Donnell Turner (General Hospital), Karla Mosley, Pierson Fodé and Jacob Young, (The Bold and the Beautiful) and Camilla Banus, Billy Flynn and Jen Lilley (Days of Our Lives) as well as Kristos Andrews (The Bay) and former As the World Turns alum Van Hansis (EastSiders) and Shemar Moore (EX-Y&R and Criminal Minds), who will be once again returning to his soap roots.
Presenting from the world of daytime drama on Friday’s ceremonies: Lisa LoCicero and Anthony Montgomery (General Hospital), Olivia Rose Keegan and James Lastovic (Days of Our Lives), Katherine Kelly Lang, Heather Tom and Don Diamont (The Bold and the Beautiful), Tracey E. Bregman and Christian LeBlanc (The Young & the Restless), Lily Melgar (The Bay) and Kevin Spirtas (Winterthorne).
In addition from the world of daytime programming for Sunday’s main event will be presenters and participants: Larry King (Larry King Now), Rita Moreno (EGOT winner), Mario Lopez (EXTRA), Nancy O’Dell and Kevin Frazier (ET), Chris Harrison (Who Wants to Be a Millionaire), Sandra Lee (Emmy Award winning Culinary Host), Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler, and Sheryl Underwood (The Talk), Dr. Mehmet Oz (Dr. Oz), Daphne Oz and Carla Hall (The Chew), Brandon McMillan (Lucky Dog),Dr. Andrew Ordon and Dr. Jennifer Ashton (The Doctors), Brooke Burns (The Chase), Matt Doran (Crime Watch), as well as Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jeannie Mae, Loni Love, Tamar Braxton, Adrienne Bailon (The Real).
For Friday’s show from the world of daytime will be the following presenters and participants: Toni Tennille (Grammy Award-winning Artist), Anson Williams (Happy Days), Dawn Wells (Gilligan’s Island), Gordon Elliott (The Chew), Jeff Corwin (Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin), Brandon McMillan (Lucky Dog), Matt Gutman (Safe Rescue), Bob Bergen (Voice of Porky Pig), Tanya Acker, Larry Bakman and Judge Patricia DiMango (Hot Bench), Christopher Kimball and Bridget Lancaster (America’s Test Kitchen), Reid Scott (Turbo Fast), Tim Kubart (Grammy Award winning Musician).
The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards will recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast during the 2015 calendar year. This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award will honor television icons, Frank Welker (Voice Artist, Scooby-Doo, Curious George, Megatron and many others) on April 29th and Sonia Manzano (“Maria” on Sesame Street) on May 1st.
In addition for those looking for some extra viewer experience and coverage since the show will not be televised live this year: Entertainment Tonight (ET), EXTRA and Access Hollywood are all set to offer highlights & interviews from the Red Carpet & Back Stage for the May 1st ceremonies.
And as previously announced Periscope/ParachuteTV (www.parachutetv.com) will provide live-stream fan access to Red Carpet & Backstage via Twitter @ParachuteTV1. Type in questions to interact with the hosts, celebrity guests and the evening’s winners. In addition, NATAS is offering fans the opportunity to tune in for backstage live coverage on the Daytime Emmys Facebook page, Instagram (EmmysNATAS) and Twitter (#DaytimeEmmys).
So, what do you think about the list of presenters from your favorite soaps and elsewhere? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.