What a week it was to honor the best and brightest on daytime on the web. Earlier in the week the On-Air On-Soaps Podcast presented it’s latest edition, which doled out the top thirteen categories in the TV Guide Canada Soap Opera Spirit Awards. And yesterday, TV Guide Canada posted the entire list of winners here.
During the podcast presentation on hand for the ceremonies were Suds Report’s Nelson Branco, and a star-studded list of call-in guest who delivered their acceptances speeches and entertaining interviews including: Venice’s Crystal Chappell, whose stellar web soap won Outstanding Soap Opera, and she for Outstanding Head Writer, Y&R’s Michael Muhney who took home the Lead Actor prize, GH’s Lexi Ainsworth who was awarded the Younger Actress Award, ATWT’s Eric Sheffer-Stevens and Y&R’s Tricia Cast, who took home the Actor and Actress in a Recurring or Guest Star Role kudos, respectively.
Yesterday, when TV Guide Canada revealed it’s complete list of winners in all categories, the tabulation showed that the top ABC sudser General Hospital took home the most recognitions winning 6 SOS Awards including: Outstanding Ensemble, Outstanding Script and Breakdown Writing, Outstanding Supporting Actor for Jonathan Jackson, Younger Actor for Chad Duell, Younger Actress as previously mentioned for Lexi Ainsworth, and finally, Outstanding Casting Direction.
As well, MIA Daytime Emmy contender, One Life to Live’s, Florencia Lozano won for her performance as Tea in the Outstanding Lead Actress Category. Venice also nabbed some more honors for Hillary B. Smith and Nadia Bjorlin winning for Outstanding Supporting Actress and Outstanding Female Actor in a New Role or Recast.
Make sure to check out the complete list of SOS Award winners at TV Guide Canada, and listen down to the podcast co-hosted by Nadia Bjorlin, Carolyn Hennesy, and On-Air On-Soaps, Michael Fairman.