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DAYS Rob Scott Wilson Delivers the ‘Power Performance of the Week’

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If you think you were emotionally drained watching Ben Weston battle himself for control – think of how draining it must have been for Ben’s portrayer, actor Rob Scott Wilson, or for the character of Ben himself!

Well, in the final three episodes last week on Days of our Lives, Rob Scott Wilson once again showed why he is in complete command of this complex character – a former serial killer who has fought so hard to redeem himself, married the love of his life, Ciara (Vicroria Konefal), only to have it all almost wiped out by a heinous plot by Eve Donovan (Kassie DePaiva).

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Eve used drugs and torture techniques to try to drive Ben to kill Ciara as payback for him murdering her daughter, Paige (True O’Brien).  Weston was supported by some very fine scene partners in his performances: the aforementioned DePaiva, Konefal, and Kristian Alfonso (Hope); but it was Rob who drove the scenes and had the meatiest of material to play and boy, did he deliver.

Would Ben strangle his beloved Ciara with a necktie like his other previous victims? Wilson went from one minute being programmed to kill her, to another minute realizing he is in trouble … and so is Ciara’s life – so he tells her to lock the door of the bathroom and to not let him in! Although, as we saw, he eventually lost control and broke through the door and went to turn the lock reaching his hand from the outside to the inside. (Horror film moment!)

Later, when we see Ben crumpled on the floor in tears, Hope finds him, but her daughter is missing and Ben can’t recall what happened to her.  Fearing at first she killed Ciara, Hope is besides herself, and so is Ben.

From beat to beat, from turn to turn, Wilson was terrifying and heartbreaking all at the same time.  And with that, Michael Fairman TV names Rob Scott Wilson our choice for the Power Performance of the Week.

So, what did you think of Rob’s performance? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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Elizabeth Simek
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Elizabeth Simek

I think Rob’s performance was just as outstanding as Victoria’s.

Loretta
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Loretta

I watched it 1st hand …been watching daily as long as I can recall..I’m 53 now..so only soap I watched then an now..yes he done a awesome job

Kimberly
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Kimberly

Loved his performance, he deserves an award..so does Ciara..my favorite 2 on Days. Been watching for years and now my husband watches..

Mary
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Mary

Fantastic ,,, from both actors. Rob and Victoria (to bad she is leaving the show).

SHEILA BENSON
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SHEILA BENSON

I loved Rob’s performance but I wish Victoria would change her mind about leaving. I love together

Jeni vidal
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Jeni vidal

TERRIFIC, OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES BY BOTH ACTORS!!

Barb
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Barb

Loved every second of Both rob and Victoria’s performances.. they both are shining stars with a wonderful future ahead of them❤️❤️❤️

Doris V Hillyard
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Doris V Hillyard

His performance was great.

Pat Johnson
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Pat Johnson

I thought Rob’s performance as well as Victoria’s was well played out I too have been watching days everyday the were just so goog

Amy
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Amy

I think the powerful performance goes to both Victoria Konefal and Rob Wilson. One couldn’t have done it without the other

Jimh
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Jimh

He was great but on Days and GH the villains are the heroes…no true supercouples anymore…lets stop making killers the heroes!!!!!

Mary Anne Wilt
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Mary Anne Wilt

Rob was beyond excellent. His acting was so realistic and even down to the details of his facial expressions from seeing the pain on his face and the sorrow as he is talking to Ciera about being sorry, to the blank expression ( when brainwashing takes over) when he says he has to kill her, and goes after her. You can see him fighting the programming as hard as he could. If anything this storyline proves that Ben was NEVER the serial killer in the first place, but due to his mental illness, (and maybe programming then too)just believes he… Read more »

Satan
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Satan

Don’t worry about it. ReRon being ReRon, it’s only a matter of time before Ben is found to have a brain tumor and after it’s removed he will be immediately absolved of every murder he committed. This is what he did on GH in order to rebrand his OLTL pet (who could no longer call himself “Todd Manning” due to legal red tape) as a previously dead serial killer named “Franco”. He also changed “Franco’s” (in reality, Frodd’s) paternity in order to pretend he was a “legacy” character from one of Port Charles’ OG families. So don’t be surprised if… Read more »

ann
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ann

This would be a good idea to let Ben lead a normal life then. Him and Ciara did a great job. This had to be hard on Ben with what they made him go thru – great performance Ben you deserve an award for sure.

Kellie Fogg
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Kellie Fogg

Rob was fantastic. So much raw emotion. It had to be exhausting do this. Rob deserves all the praise. Victoria also deserves a mention. They are true partners in Cin

Diane Pacheco
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Diane Pacheco

I think Rob Was great. He can portrait and kind of person that is how great he is.

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

This is my vote for ALL-TIME BEST “Power Performance of the Week!”

Rob Scott Wilson is phenomenal!

Lisa Sproles
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Lisa Sproles

It was awesome for Ben and Victoria.. she needs to stay on days . They need to be the new hope and bo

Lillian Franke
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Lillian Franke

Awesome performance

Hardai Alphonso
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Hardai Alphonso

Great actor. Mental illines is real. Every emotional episode.

Donna Chelini
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Donna Chelini

I loved days last week. So sad to see Victoria leaving as Ciara. She and Ben were sizzling together. They remind me of a young Bo and Hope. Already missing Hope

Sue R Cole
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Sue R Cole

Ben did a great job of performing, but I want Victoria (Ciara) back and their relationship to work out

Marianna
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Marianna

1 of the best performance on daytime tv..nomination for a Daytime Emmys should be next for Rob

Linda
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Linda

I have never seen performances like Robert and Victoria did. Kept me on my toes and begging to myself. Lol. I felt I was in the room with them. It was So intense and acting was outstanding. Great actors working together and They both have chemistry. They definitely need the award for best actress and actor. Please make sure they get it.

Peg
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Peg

His performance was absolutely mesmerizing, worthy several statuettes

Nancy
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Nancy

I can’t think of a a word to describe it. But both Ben & Ciara’s performances were outstanding. But where is she ugh.lol

Violet Lemm
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Violet Lemm

Hi Nancy
Vincent kidnapped Ciara and hopefully, we’ll see them soon. Vincent has a big secret.

Makesha Harris
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Makesha Harris

Outstanding Actor,should get that Male Leading Role as well as Victoria( Ciara)Female Leading Role!☺️Love Me Some CIN#

Linda
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Linda

Rob was amazing! I see an Emmy in his future.

Valerie
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Valerie

I hope Marlena can help Ben again and I k ow Ciara is leaving but hopefully come back. I can’t 8magine she is dead. Ben deserves another chance to be exonerated. I don’t understand why all these cast members are leaving. Their story lines were all so good and it kept me watching. I hope will and sonny come back and I understand Rafe is no leaving but what will he be withou Hope now that they kind of got back together. If all these peop,e are leaving on their own decision it’s not the writers fault becaus2 people like… Read more »

Lori Milliman
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Lori Milliman

I thought both him ab Ciria were out standing.

Suzy Petraniuk
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Suzy Petraniuk

Rob’s performance was OUTSTANDING and shows how great an actor he truly is. KUDOS to you Rob!

Eileen
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Eileen

Ben was absolutely terrific. An Oscar performance

Debbie Lou Brewer
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Debbie Lou Brewer

Great, great performance by Rob

Eileen
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Eileen

His performance was an Oscar for sure. I’ve watched the show since the beginning & his was one if the best. Sorry to see so many great actors & actresses leaving the show. Good luck to all of them & thanks for all your great times

Joanne Verre
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Joanne Verre

Rob was fantastic he is an Amazing actor. His emotions going back and forth from being brainwashed to the real Ben was awesome. I also loved Ciera’s part she was Amazing too. Wish she wasn’t leaving i was hoping they would be the new Hope and Bo. They work so well together we are going to miss Ben and Ciera

Angella Sampson
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Angella Sampson

Omg he was freaking amazing. I know he want to be begind yhe camera. But with talet like that he need to be infront if it. Cant wait to see who replace ciara. Keep it up scott

Gloria
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Gloria

YES YES YES BEN WAS ABSOLUTELY 100% ON POINT – DO NOT LET HIM GO!!! And so did Ciera survive???? SHE TOOK NEEDS TO S-T-A-Y!!! Why do u get rid of the exciting actors (Camila my SPITFIRE) who brings passion and excitement to the tube while keeping the boring actors (Gwen – really?) just sayin

Sarah C.
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Sarah C.

He deserves an Emmy for that performance!

Sydney Selman
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Sydney Selman

Awesome!!!!

John
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John

I’ve been watching Days a total of 10 year with my mom and wife and I think Rob knocked it out of the park beyond awesome daytime Emmy for sure

Momo
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Momo

As I watched, I thought, he deserves an Emmy for this.

Marie
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Marie

I think his performance with the most powerful performance on days of our lives that I have ever seen hate definitely deserves an award

Jackie Schwartz
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Jackie Schwartz

He was incredible and outstanding!!! What a performance by both!!

Mary B
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Mary B

They were both great. I just wish she wasn’t leaving the show.

Becky Kurley
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Becky Kurley

He was out standing

Claudette
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Claudette

Amazing last three days Ben Weston and he deserves a Grammy for that one

Marilyn
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Marilyn

Rob Scott Wilson … BRAVO…

Barbara Paris
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Barbara Paris

Best performance I’ve seen in a long time. Outstanding ,believable. GTEAT

Nicomedes E Hernandezi
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Nicomedes E Hernandezi

HI GOOD MORNING MICHAEL I READ THROUGH SOAP DISH ON AUGUST 30, 2020 THAT WHEN BEN FINDS CIARA I READ THROUGH SOAP DISH THAT HE WILL DUMP HER TO END THE STORY LINE AND THE AFTER ROBERTSCOTTWILSON SAID HE WANTED TO CONTINUE TBE STORY WITH HER SO WHAT IS THE DEAL CAN PAST IT ALONG TO HIM BECASUE HE NOT TO LONG GO HE WANTED CONTINUE STORY WITH HER AFTER ALL THE HARD WORK THEY PUT INTO THIS GREAT STORY EVER IN NBCDAYS HISTORY. PLEASE LET ME MICHAEL WHAT YOUR OPINON IS TO THIS BECAUSE ROBERTSCOTTWILSON SAYING THAT SHE WILL… Read more »

Beatrice Methot
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Beatrice Methot

I am a huge days fan this actor is awesome ond gave a powerful peeformance as ben he needs to be reunited with his one true love just goes to show how strong the power of love is

Claudette
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Claudette

I love Ben and Ciara I knew that Ben’s love is too strong.So please hurry and end this. My whole body is shaking .

Sandra
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Sandra

Ben Westons character is very complex and takes a sometime campy soap into a realistic scary evolution. There’s also the sweet love story between he and Ciara, that love conquers all. He is fabulous in the role and so believable. He should win a daytime Emmy for this role.

By the way how can they break up this relationship between he and Ciara??? Just “crazy” they have such chemistry. They need their storyline. Keep them both.

Joan EBEL4361 PERTH LINE 36 EAST
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Joan EBEL4361 PERTH LINE 36 EAST

He is such a fabulous actor and so is she!! I have always loved Ben.

stephanie gray
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stephanie gray

Amazing, he can bring it! I was crying like a baby…poor Ben

Marla
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Marla

I’m 71; been watching from almost first episode. My favorite daytime soap. Have loved it then, love it now. I think this entire storyline is awesome and heart wrenching. I’m sad actors of favorite chapters are leaving. I record the show every day just incase I’m not home at 1:00 EST. We took two tripes recently with one week at home between. I had a good old fashion “Days of Our Live” marathon. I think he did a fantastic job.
Faithful Fan…MG

Patty
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Patty

Rob was excellent as he delivered a gripping performance

Regina Brooks
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Regina Brooks

Rob and Victoria are BAD ASS! Rob did an amazing job fighting his demons and trying to protect the love of his life from himself. BRAVO!

Evelyn Rios
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Evelyn Rios

I loved his performance and Ciara’s also. Hate that the couple ended with such violence. No one can take her place.

Patricia Standifer
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Patricia Standifer

It was an ‘Oscar’ moment! Simply Amazing!!!!

Susan Billow
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Susan Billow

Outstanding!

Celia
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Celia

Rob was amazing—–he touched the stars and became one—–I lack words singing his praises. Thank the fates TPTB decided to bring him back —-I remember many of us fans practically begged to have him back.
……certainly did not disappoint. He is “ripe” for an award!!

Lorel Toscani
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Lorel Toscani

He did such a wonderful job. He scared me. It was so strong and real I worried that he personal would be effected. So sorry to see Victoria go. She will be missed.

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49th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards: General Hospital, B&B’s John McCook and Y&R’s Mishael Morgan Take Top Honors

Friday night, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ (NATAS) 49th annual Daytime Emmy Awards were handed out in 15 categories on a live telecast on CBS and streaming on Paramount+.  When the dust settled, it was ABC’s General Hospital who took the night’s top prize for Outstanding Daytime Drama Series.

This marks GH’s continued record-breaking number of wins in this category and brings it up to 15 victories for the iconic show, which is currently in its 59th year on the air.  GH’s executive producer, Frank Valentini accepted the award on behalf of everyone connected with the show, when Drew Barrymore presented the final award of the night.

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The night also brought with it the historic win of The Young and the Restless’ Mishael Morgan (Amanda Sinclair). The actress became the first black actress in Daytime Emmy history to ever take home the Lead Actress Daytime Emmy.  In the emotional highpoint of the evening, in terms of acceptance speeches and significance, Morgan spoke to the current generation breaking glass ceilings.

Morgan expressed: “We are breaking glass ceilings left right and center and I am so honored to be a vessel and to experience this moment. Everybody out there today, we can do this thing called equality and unity together.”  In her speech, Mishael shared: “I was born on a tiny island in the Caribbean, and I’m now standing on an international stage and I am being honored regardless of the color of my skin, regardless of my passport, for being the best at what I do, Now there are little girls around the world and no matter what the industry, the vocation they can strive to be the best.”

Veteran actor, John McCook who has played Eric Forrrester on The Bold and the Beautiful for over 35 years, finally won his first ever Emmy after four previous nominations in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

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The Supporting Actor and Actress in a Drama Series trophies went to two standouts from General Hospital, Kelly Thiebaud (Britt) and Jeff Kober (Cyrus), while Nicholas Alexander Chavez (Spencer), added another mantle to the GH trophy case with his first win for Outstanding Younger Performer.

Days of our Lives writing team led by Ron Carlivati took home the gold for Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series, while GH won for Direction.

The biggest winner in terms of total gold belonged to The Kelly Clarkson Show. When all was said and done, between the Creative Arts ceremonies held last weekend, and last night, the talk show took home 7 awards including: Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show and Talk Show Host. General Hospital followed with five total wins for Daytime Emmys 2022.

The ceremonies featured DAYS Suzanne Rogers (Maggie) anchoring the Lifetime Achievement Award presentation to her longtime co-star John Aniston (Victor), who was not present, with the help of John’s daughter, Jennifer Aniston, who was seen on tape.

Susan Lucci (Ex-Erica, All My Children) made her first public appearance since the passing of her beloved husband, Helmut Huber and introduced the In Memoriam segment.  Grammy-winner Michael Bolton performed his classic tune “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You” during the tribute.

Entertainment Tonight’s Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner were the hosts for the telecast, and with the overturning of the Supreme Court Roe vs. Wade decision on everyone’s mind last night, Turner gave a nod to how she and so many others felt, when Frazier told her how nice she looked in her dress. Nishcelle commented, “I chose this dress. It was my choice.”  That moment received huge applause from the audience in attendance.

Check out the full winners circle list from last night’s 49th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards below. 

Then let us know, are you happy with the results? Who were you most thrilled to see take home an Emmy? What did you think of the telecast? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

Outstanding Daytime Drama Series

General Hospital 

Outstanding Lead Performance in a Daytime Drama, Actress

Mishael Morgan, The Young and the Restless

Outstanding Lead Performance In A Daytime Drama, Actor

John McCook, The Bold and the Beautiful

Outstanding Supporting Performance, Actor, in a Daytime Drama

Jeff Kober, General Hospital

Outstanding Supporting Performance, Actress, in a Daytime Drama

Kelly Thiebaud, General Hospital

Outstanding Younger Performer in a Drama Series

Nicholas Chavez, General Hospital

Outstanding Writing Team For a Daytime Drama

Days of Our Lives

Outstanding Directing Team for a Drama Series

General Hospital

Outstanding Game Show Host

Steve Harvey, Family Feud 

Outstanding Game Show

Jeopardy!

Outstanding Entertainment News Series

Entertainment Tonight

Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host

Kelly Clarkson, The Kelly Clarkson Show

Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show

Kelly Clarkson, The Kelly Clarkson Show

Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host

Tamron Hall, Tamron Hall

Outstanding Informative Talk Show

Turning the Tables with Robin Roberts 

 

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Lamon Archey and Sal Stowers Exit Days of our Lives

Coming up on Days of our Lives, both Lani and Eli Grant will be written off the canvas to facilitate the departures of Lamon Archey (Eli) and Sal Stowers (Lani).

According to the latest issue of Soap Opera Digest on newsstands now, Archey who stepped into the role in 2017, has made the decision to leave the long-running NBC soap opera, and will last air the week of July 4.

As for Stowers, she will last air on Friday, July 1st, and given her current storyline, it looks like Lani, who has confessed to murdering TJ (William Christian), will either be sent to prison, or will exit Salem with Eli.

This would not be the first-time that Stowers has departed DAYS.  After her debut in 2015, she was off the Salem canvas for a six-month break in 2016, before returning to the show through 2022.

We will share more information on Lamon and Sal’s exits as it comes to light.

For now, how do you feel about Lamon and Sal leaving Days of our Lives? Comment below.

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NATAS President and CEO, Adam Sharp, Shares Insight Into 49th Annual Daytime Emmys Telecast

The Daytime Emmys are just three days away when the gold statuettes are handed out on the 49th Annual Awards Show telecast on CBS and streaming on Paramount+ on Friday night, June 24th (9pm EST).

Ahead of the ceremonies, NATAS President and CEO, Adam Sharp, spoke to Variety to give some details of what viewers may be on the lookout for when the broadcast returns, with an all-live presentation for the first time since 2019, and through the Covid-19 pandemic, which caused it to pivot to virtual ceremonies for the last two years.

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Now, Sharp shares that with the previously announced realignment that will see Children’s & Family programming having its own Emmy that, “The telecast will be very squarely focused on the dramas, talk shows and game shows.”  He also adds: “It will be a bit more focused.”

With an audience present this year, Sharp is counting on the live element to heighten the awards night fun and drama. expressing, “Hopefully that  excitement conveys to the viewers.  I think you’ll see us try to put a lot of that interaction on display.”

This year’s Daytime Emmys will feature 14 categories which Sharp hopes streamlines the broadcast and keeps it to a tight two-hour celebration of daytime.

Previously, NATAS and the TV Academy (which administers the Primetime Emmys), decided to move away from day part distinctions and focus more on genre. In addition, streaming series featuring soap notables, such as Studio City and The Bay, will be competing for nomination slots in September’s Primetime Emmys.

So, looking forward to this year’s Daytime Emmy telecast? Comment below.

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