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40th Annual Daytime Emmy Creative Arts Awards Date Announced! "Grand Gala" Is Planned!

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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced that the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Awards will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at the Westin Bonaventure in downtown, Los Angeles, CA.

The Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Awards honors the crafts behind the many shows that grace the Daytime genre. ”Just as this year’s broadcast will be a major 40th Anniversary celebration, so will our evening of honoring the Daytime Creative Arts nominees,” said David Michaels, Senior Executive Director, Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards. “We are planning a ‘grand gala’ event this year for Creative Arts to honor the incredibly talented ‘unsung heroes’ behind the scenes without whom there would be no Daytime television shows on the air.”

The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards broadcast will follow on Sunday, June 16th, 2013, live from the Beverly Hilton’s International Ballroom. The show will be telecast by the Turner Broadcast Network on HLN. Game Show icon Monty Hall and legendary producer Bob Stewart will be honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards at the ceremony.

The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards is a presentation of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in cooperation with the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS).

So, what do you think NATAS should do to honor 40 years of the contribution to all the people who work behind the camera to make your favorite soaps look so good?   Let us know!

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jimh
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jimh

The emmys should be like GHs 50th: they should invite back all past emmy winners(who are still with us of course) as presenters if willing and with clips of past winners and their shows. It also should pay tribute to those past winners we have lost in front and in back of the camera these last 40 years! Have a feeling this emmy show may end up online one day!

Joshua
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Joshua

“General Hospital” is going to sweep like no show has ever swept before.

“GH” won more awards than any soap last year and that was when “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” had contenders going up against the show. With there being no nominees from the cancelled soaps, “GH” will kill this year.

Michael
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Michael

Joshua, you are mistaken about OLTL. They will possibly have contenders for this year’s Emmy Awards as they were on the air for the first couple of weeks last January, 2012. So, they could put some contenders up there for their finale.

Moshane58
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Moshane58

Will next year AMC and OLTL be included?

su0000
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su0000

Well, the ”directors” never get mentioned, and without the directors the scene would fall flat..
And the soaps have more than the head writer, whom never receive mention of note.
It takes a village to put a daily soap on the air..

tarlyfan
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tarlyfan

anybody knows when will the nominees be announced? I’ve seen pre-nom but not found list of nominees yet.

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SATURDAY: Day of Days 2020 Virtual Fan Event

Days of our Lives fans from all the United States and abroad are counting down till this Saturday, November 21st for the first-ever Day of Days virtual fan event.

The annual NBC fanfest usually held live is this year adapting to the changes and challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic, and thus the network along with the iconic 55-year-old soap opera are offering a free online event with a brand new event site to engage with and watch content throughout the entire day.

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Simply log on to DayofDays2020.com to watch … and follow along for show information on the official Days of our Lives social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as well.   Below is a breakdown by day-part of what fans can expect.

 

 

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The festivities kick-off at 10 am EST/7 am PST.  The cast will appear in various Q&A sessions where they will banter with each other and answer some of your burning questions, plus there will be quizzes and trivia challenges; a virtual behind-the-scenes set tour with an exclusive look at Salem in 2020; “at-home” content with cast members; and much more.

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Look for the following to participate in the day-long celebration: Deidre Hall, Drake Hogestyn, Brandon Barash, Robert Scott Wilson, Lauren Koslow, Josh Taylor, Marci Miller, Billy Flynn, Emily O’Brien, Cady McClain, Matthew Ashford, Judi Evans, Wally Kurth, Mary Beth Evans, Stephen Nichols, James Reynolds, Sal Stowers, Lamon Archey, Nadia Bjorlin, Mike Manning, Paul Telfer, Linsey Godfrey, Camila Banus, Isabel Durant, Lindsay Arnold, Bill Hayes, Susan Seaforth Hayes, Eric Martsolf, Arianne Zucker, Stacy Haiduk, Brandon Beemer, Martha Madison, John Aniston, Jay Kenneth Johnson, Lucas Adams, Suzanne Rogers, Galen Gering, Tamara Braun, and Bryan Dattilo.

So, are you excited to watch Day of Days 2020 direct from your homes? Comment below.

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DAYS Favorite Christopher Sean Lands New Role In Netflix’s ‘You’

Some intriguing casting news has former Days of our Lives star, Christopher Sean (Ex-Paul Narita) being part of 12 casting additions to the upcoming third season of Netflix’s drama, You.

The series which was developed by Sera Gamble and Greg Berlanti is based on Caroline Kepnes’ bestselling books You and Hidden Bodies.  Penn Badgley (Ex-Phillip, Y&R) and Victoria Pedretti star.

As for Sean, he will be taking on the role of Brandon. Kiki’s husband, who struck it rich in his mid 20’s as a tech investor, and is now a stay-at-home dad for his kids.

Kiki is played by former Good Trouble star, Shannon Chan-Kent.  According to the breakdown from Deadline, “Kiki is a devoted member of Sherry’s cliquish “mean girl” friend group. She is a wife, mother and life coach who enjoys a life of entitlement, frequenting mid-day fitness classes and enjoying lengthy gossip sessions at the local cafe.”

Christopher took to Twitter when the casting news broke exclaiming: “Excited to share the news, I’m now on @YouNetflix!”

So will you be checking out Christopher in his new role?  We will keep you posted as to when the new season of ‘You’ premieres!

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Peter Reckell Reflects On His Time As DAYS Iconic Bo Brady, Life In New Zealand & Christmas Music Project

Last week, Days of our Lives  turned 55-years young, and the historic long-running NBC daytime drama series has been home to some of the most memorable stars and characters of the soap opera genre, perhaps none more so than anti-hero Bo Brady played by Peter Reckell.

Reckell who appeared on the show for several runs that lasted over four decades, premiered as Bo back in 1983.  He then stayed through 1987, came back from 1990 to 1992, again from 1995 to 2012, and back again in 2015 during DAYS 50th anniversary and to wrap his run as Bo, when the character was killed-off, after Reckell made it clear that he wanted to give the audience closure for the character.  He later made another return in 2016 to help the character of Hope (Kristian Alfonso) move on with her life.  Hard to believe for all of those heart-tugging performances, Peter was nominated only once for a Daytime Emmy.

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In this candid, deeply personal and enlightening new interview for the Michael Fairman Channel on You Tube, Reckell opens up as to: what led to many of the decisions he made throughout his time as Bo, how he helped craft the role from the start, the accident that almost took his life, how he handled all the fame that came his way as part of the Bo and Hope supercouple pairing, and how two women in the cast; the late Frances Reid (Alice) and Peggy McCay (Caroline) made lasting impressions on him that he will carrying with him for the rest of his life.

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What would Peter say if somehow DAYS wanted him back and Bo was actually alive and well?  Find out as Peter weighs-in and wishes his former show a happy anniversary  In addition, he even shares how he felt when Robert Kelker-Kelly took over the role of Bo when he decided to leave the show at one point, and his time playing Johnny on primetime’s Knots Landing.

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Reckell has moved his family to New Zealand, and this conversation was conducted from his home.  Peter is married to singer/songwriter/producer Kelly Moneymaker and the couple have a daughter, Loden.   It was not wanting to miss the moments of his daughter’s life growing up that has been much of the impetus for some of Peter’s career choices.

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With Christmastime approaching, Kelly and Peter are part of a brand new Christmas LP entitled Joy.  The album is now available for download on Spotify, Apple Music and major music streaming platforms.

In an exclusive during the interview, we give fans a sneak peek of Peter’s new music video for “Under the Mistletoe”, the song he sings that appears on Joy, which was written by his wife.  For more on the album project visit BlueAegis.com

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Now, check out the interview with Peter direct from New Zealand below! Then share your thoughts on Peter, Bo, and more via the comment section.

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