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Days of our Lives and The Bay Win Big at 44th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards!

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On Friday night, NBC’s Days of our Lives and the digital drama series, The Bay were two of the night’s big winners! DAYS took home 5 awards, and so did The Bay at the 44th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

Tonight’s gala in the magnificent Pasadena Civic Auditorium is a tribute to the hundreds of men and women that work behind the scenes to make Daytime television glow with the brilliance, energy and enthusiasm that make viewers tune in each and every day of the year,” said Bob Mauro, President, NATAS. “In addition to our esteemed nominees and the more than 1,500 attendees, honoring the extraordinary accomplishments of ‘Jeopardy!’ and ‘Wheel of Fortune’ Executive Producer, Harry Friedman with our Lifetime Achievement Award topped off a wonderful evening of celebrating the best there is in the Daytime television community.”

The Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. during the 2016 calendar year.

Here is who took home the gold in the Digital and Daytime Drama categories:

Outstanding Digital Daytime Drama Series
The Bay The Series (Amazon)

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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Digital Daytime Drama Series
Mary Beth Evans, as Sara Garrett
The Bay The Series Amazon

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Digital Daytime Drama Series
Kristos Andrews, as Pete Garrett/ Young Jack Madison
The Bay The Series Amazon

Outstanding Supporting or Guest Actress in a Digital Daytime Drama Series
Carolyn Hennesy, as Karen Blackwell
The Bay The Series Amazon

Outstanding Supporting or Guest Actor in a Digital Daytime Drama Series
Nicolas Coster, as Mayor Jack Madison
The Bay The Series Amazon

Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series
Days of Our Lives (NBC) – Marnie Saitta

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Outstanding Art Direction/ Set Decoration/ Scenic Design for a Drama Series
The Young and the Restless (CBS)

Outstanding Lighting Direction for a Drama Series
The Young and the Restless (CBS)

Outstanding Technical Team for a Drama Series
The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)

Outstanding Multiple Camera Editing for a Drama Series
The Young and the Restless (CBS)

Outstanding Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing for a Drama Series
Days of Our Lives (NBC)

Outstanding Music Direction and Composition for a Drama Series
Days of Our Lives (NBC)

Outstanding Original Song for a Drama Series
“When Time was on our Side”
Days of Our Lives (NBC)

Outstanding Costume Design for a Drama Series
The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)

Outstanding Hairstyling for a Drama Series
General Hospital (ABC)

Outstanding Makeup for a Drama Series
The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS)

Outstanding Stunt Coordination
Days of Our Lives (NBC)

So, what did you think of the winners for this year’s Daytime Drama and Digital Series 44th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmys? Comment below!

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good lawd!
out of all those awards GH bring home – Outstanding Hairstyling for a Drama Series
General Hospital (ABC).
An award for hair styles .. ahahaaa!

Anyways.. Alexis needs to cut those long straglers always hanging over her eyes..
Nina has the best hair ..

outside of that I see nothing special with the hair of GH..
but!! hey! GH at the least got an award (for hair ahaa!

Jenny
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Jenny

One of few times I will ever agree with you Su! Lol! Whose hair did they submit?? Wow!

rose
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Speaking of hair in soaps, generally…maybe hairdos where the actors aren’t continually pushing their locks out of their faces and eyes?

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Kevin C

DAYS winning for music direction and composition for a daytime drama, I think DOOL’s background music is the worse of the 4 shows…

Mister Media
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Mister Media

I wonder what poor Drake Hogestyn and his lawyers make of Days winning the Emmy for outstanding stunt coordination??!!!

Judith
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Judith

So disappointing. Once again not able to watch. And The Bay? Again, not able to watch. Y&R still the best ON TV!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Still smarting that All My Children isn’t on ABC. Really sucks.

Jim Larson
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Jim Larson

I hate to say it, but DAYS OF OUR LIVES has HAD it’s day – Maybe it’s me, I know soaps are silly, and I’m not growing younger and I remember the good ole’ days of ALL MY CHILDREN – of course, as I said, I was younger and even though they were preposterous even then, I enjoyed them. Now, watching Days of Our Lives, it’s so ridiculous, or maybe in today’s modern high-tech World it just doesn’t make it – and the writing on Days is just awful. How it got nominated for anything is in itself a wonder.

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DAYS Olympic-Style Promo to Tide You Over Until It Returns

DAYS fans know from past Olympics, that when the games begin, the long-running NBC soap opera which gets a two-week preemption leaves its viewers with one hell of cliffhanger and this time they left viewers with two.

First, EJ (Dan Feuerriegel) now knows that Sami (Alison Sweeney) cheated on him with Lucas (Bryan Dattil0) and apparently goes to confront her, but in true EJ fashion he does not let on that anything remiss. Meanwhile, Ben (Rob Scott Wilson) has “kidnapped” Ciara (Victoria Konefal) just before she was to walk down the aisle and marry Theo (Cameron Johnson). Cin fans were rejoicing here!

So, while the games of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (which are not taking place in 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic) are taking place, NBC delivered their own Days of our Lives promo Olympic-style to hold viewers over till we return to Salem.

Take a look at the promo below.

Now, let us know, which story are you most looking forward to most when Days is back on the air? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

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‘Backstreet Boy’ A.J. McLean To Appear on Days of our Lives

More stars from different walks of life and entertainment are making their way to NBC’s Days of our Lives.

Now comes word from Backstreet Boy member, A.J. McLean himself that he just taped an appearance on the long-running soap opera.

According to his TikTok post, McLean shared that his grandmother was a huge DAYS fan and he used to watch the soap together with her while he was growing up.

In his video, A.J. gave some intel on his upcoming appearance, “Yours truly is making a guest appearance as a driver. That’s my name on the show, on this show right here.”  He then panned to the DAYS signature hourglass logo on the hallways between studio 2 and 4 at Burbank Studios.

Check out McLean’s reveal below.   We can now add A.J. to the list of surprising celebrity soap fans who have loved the genre!

Looking forward to seeing McLean on DAYS? Comment below.

@ajmcleanofficial

Thanks to everyone here today making my experience on “DOOL”! A success. Love to the cast and everyone that made this dream come true! Let’s go!

♬ original sound – AJ McLean

 

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Marla Gibbs Joins Days of our Lives

Nearly 24 hours, after beloved TV star Marla Gibbs, almost passed out during her induction ceremony to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, comes more news.  Now, Gibbs is set to appear on NBC’s Days of our Lives.

According to SOD, Gibbs will play the mother to Jackée Harry’s, Paulina.  Look for her first appearance in the role of Olivia Price on August 17th.

The former star of The Jeffersons, now 90-years-old, was giving her speech in Hollywood yesterday when suddenly she stopped and began to appear to faint.  Gibbs’ son helped get her into as chair and some water, so she could recover.

The hot temperatures were to blame for Gibbs’ moment, but it all ended up ok.  Her daughter, Angela, told the crowd Marla needed a moment and would continue.

Later after she resumed her speech, Marla told ABC’s George Pennacchio on the Walk of Fame honor: “I never thought it would happen, but here it is.  I just got overwhelmed for a minute. I haven’t been excited until this moment!”

Watch a segment from ABC7 on Marla’s Hollywood Walk of Fame induction below.  Then let us knowl what you think of Gibbs coming to DAYS via the comment section,

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