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DAYS John Aniston to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 49th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) have announced their Lifetime Achievement honorees for the upcoming 2022 Daytime, Daytime Creative Arts & Lifestyle, News & Documentary, and Children’s & Family Emmy Award ceremonies.

Days of our Lives beloved veteran, John Aniston (Victor Kiriakis), has been chosen to be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award in the field of Daytime Television at the upcoming 49th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.

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Aniston has been a mainstay on the NBC daytime drama series for more than 35 years, and previously received a Daytime Emmy nomination for his work in the Outstanding Supporting Actor category in 2017. Aniston also appeared in his daytime career on Search for Tomorrow and has a robust resume of credits from the screen to the stage.

The 49th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards will be held on Friday night, June 24th at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, in Pasadena, California. The ceremony will be broadcast on CBS.

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In addition, to Aniston, the 49th annual Daytime Emmy ceremonies will also honor Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, This Old House. The longtime home improvement series joins both Sesame Street and 60 Minutes as the only programs to receive Lifetime Achievement honors from NATAS.  This Old House has become a television mainstay over the course of its 43-year run.

The show will be honored during The 49th Annual Daytime Creative Arts & Lifestyle Emmy Awards on June 18th, also at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

Other 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award honorees for upcoming NATAS ceremonies will include:

LeVar Burton (Children’s & Family Television Awards): The longtime literacy advocate and host of  Reading Rainbow who taught a generation the joys of reading has already won more than 20 Emmy Awards. Burton will be honored during the first ever Children’s & Family Television Awards to be held on Sunday, December 11, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles.

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Sir David Attenborough (Documentary Television): One of the world’s preeminent natural history documentarians, Sir David Attenborough is a multiple-time Emmy and BAFTA Award winner.  Attenborough’s Life collection, created with the BBC’s Natural History Unit, is an unparalleled look into the plants and animals of our planet.

Lesley Visser (Sports Television): Trailblazing sports journalist Lesley Visser, who is enshrined in six different halls of fame, is the most highly acclaimed female sportscaster of all time.  She is the only sportscaster, male or female, to have worked on the network broadcasts of the Final Four, the Super Bowl, the NBA Finals, the Olympics, the World Series, the Triple Crown, the World Figure Skating Championship and the US Open Tennis.

Judy Woodruff (News Television): A news and political journalist for more than five decades, Judy Woodruff is the anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour. She has served as Washington correspondent for NBC News and PBS and a senior correspondent for both CNN and PBS, and reported on every national political convention and presidential campaign since 1976.

In a statement, Adam Sharp, President & CEO, NATAS said on the Lifetime Achievement recipients class of 2022: “We look forward to honoring this year’s unparalleled class of Lifetime Achievement honorees — each an icon in their craft — and couldn’t be more excited to award the first-ever Children’s & Family Emmys, After two years of virtual ceremonies, we’re overjoyed to once again be together, in-person, to celebrate the best of television.”

What do you think of John Aniston receiving the Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as the other honorees? Comment below.

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Steve
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Steve

Well deserved.

When will the nominations be announced?

Richard
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Richard

So so well deserved. John Aniston has been nothing short of amazing on days. He was great on search for tomorrow as well ! Maybe his daughter Jennifer can present it to him along with days fan Julia Roberts

Fginaspy
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Fginaspy

This news brings tears to my eyes. I am so happy for John Aniston. He is truly deserving of this honor. His delivery of dialogue and expression of face is a joy to watch.

Joel
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Joel

Should’ve won when he was nominated too!

Sandy Grise
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Sandy Grise

So glad to hear that. John Aniston is a great actor!

Debra Padowski
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Debra Padowski

Best choice ever!

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

Very well deserved. Such a lovely man and as good looking as he was the first time I saw him on Search For Tomorrow back in 1951. Wonder if he’ll ever want to retire?

Momo
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Momo

Congratulations! Well deserved. He still slays every scene he’s in.

Rafaela Anshel
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Rafaela Anshel

I’m thrilled John Aniston is being honored with this important award! He more than deserves this recognition. Personally, I have loved him Days for many years!

Teresa D
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Teresa D

Happy beyond words. John Aniston is one of the Best actors on Days and deserves this! His portrayal of Victor is iconic and hilarious..Love him!

Lisa Gallegos
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Lisa Gallegos

He has totally made his character a fixture on Days and truly deserves this honor…

carol a
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carol a

Well good for him.He deserves it

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(WATCH) 49th Annual Daytime Emmy Award Winners Interviews: Reactions and Heartfelt Moments

Last Friday night at the 49th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, Michael Fairman was in the Winner’s Walk and had the opportunity to get real time reactions and thoughts as the night’s big winners chatted for a few minutes following their Emmy victories.  All of the winners, as well as the red carpet interviews will be posted all through this week on You Tube’s Michael Fairman Channel.

Talking with Michael, immediately following taking home the gold, were General Hospital winners including: Outstanding Younger Performer in a Drama Series winner, Nicholas Alexander Chavez (Spencer Cassadine), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series winner, Kelly Thiebaud (Britt Westbourne), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series winner, Jeff Kober (Cyrus Renault), Outstanding Drama Series winner (Executive Producer, Frank Valentini) and Outstanding Directing Team for a Drama Series winners, Allison Reames Smith and Phideaux Xavier.

Sharing in her historic Emmy-winning moment was The Young and the Restless’ Outstanding Lead Actress winner Mishael Morgan (Amanda Sinclair), as well as Outstanding Lead Actor winner The Bold and the Beautiful’s John McCook (Eric Forrester).

Days of our Lives head scribe, Ron Carlivati and writer, Ryan Quan also talked with Fairman on their win for the Outstanding Writing Team for a Drama Series, as did talk show host, Tamron Hall, who took home gold for the Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host.

While Kelly Clarkson was not present to pick up her awards, her series executive producers, Alex Duda and Kareen Gunning spoke on winning Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show, while the cast and producers of The Price is Right stopped by to celebrate the game shows 50th anniversary milestone.

You can check out several of our 49th Annual Daytime Emmy winners interviews below.

Let us know what were your some of your favorite moments from our Emmy victory chats via the comment section.

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‘Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem’ Chapter Two Trailer Unveiled

On Tuesday, Peacock has released the first look trailer for the highly-anticipated, Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem Chapter Two streaming series that will drop on July 11th.

In the upcoming five episode event through July 15th, look for the returns of fan favorites: Kristian Alfonso (Hope), Peter Reckell (Bo), Eileen Davidson (Kristen), Christopher Sean (Paul) plus Steve Burton making a DAYS return in his first-ever soap role as Harris Michaels.

In story, an action-packed tale that spans the entire globe, from Monte Carlo to Hong Kong, beloved characters from Days of our Lives once again go “Beyond Salem!” as they trade the comforts of home for an adventure of a lifetime! Supercouple Steve and Kayla make a surprise visit to their children in Seattle, while private eye John Black travels to San Francisco to see his son, Paul. Meanwhile, new parents Ben and Ciara drop anchor in Montreal – where they are greeted by a much-missed Hope! Over the course of five thrilling episodes, heartwarming family reunions take a dangerous turn as a mysterious adversary wreaks havoc on their lives.

The next chapter of Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem is story full of larger-than-life romance, jaw-dropping twists, and high-stakes drama – and it all connects back to a plot that long-time fans of Days of our Lives will surely remember.

The cast also includes: Deidre Hall as Dr. Marlena EvansDrake Hogestyn as John Black, Stephen Nichols as Steve “Patch” Johnson, Mary Beth Evans as Kayla Brady Johnson, Lucas Adams as Tripp Johnson, Camila Banus as Gabi Hernandez, Victoria Konefal as Ciara Brady,Robert Scott Wilson as Ben Weston, Loretta Devine as Angela, Vince Van Patten as Phil Hellworth, Tanner Stine as Joey Johnson, Abigail Klein as Stephanie Johnson, Colton Little as Andrew Donovan, Victoria Grace as Wendy Shin, and Remington Hoffman as Li Shin.

Watch the trailer below, then let us know if you are exciting to see the upcoming streaming series via the comment section.

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49th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Winners Circle (Photos)

Friday night at the 49th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, the night’s big winners in daytime drama, talk shows and more, shared their first moments of their victories in the press room where they were greeted by the paparazzi, journalists and electronic media outlets from around the country.

Getting their first snaps with Emmy gold were General Hospital winners: Frank Valentini (Drama Series), Nicholas Alexander Chavez (Younger Performer), Jeff Kober (Supporting Actor), Kelly Thiebaud (Supporting Actress) along with Allison Reames Smith and Phideaux Xavier (Directing Drama Series).

Days of our Lives was represented with a win for Ron Carlivati and his writing team, while The Bold and the Beautiful long-running cast member, John McCook finally received the Lead Actor top prize, while The Young and the Restless’ Mishael Morgan made Daytime Emmy-history taking home the gold in the Lead Actress category.  Talk show host, Tamron Hall celebrated her win as well.

Take a look at some of those moments in our ‘Winners Circle’ Photo gallery below.

Now, let us know, which of these winners were you most happy to see receive a gold statuette? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

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