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Daytime Emmys: NATAS to Reveal More Updates Tomorrow!

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The internet today has been abuzz with the difficulties NATAS has been facing finding a home for this year’s Daytime Emmys ,which according to TV Guide are set for June 23rd, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles and far away from the Vegas Strip,  which is a good thing according to several  key daytime actors, and us!

Then, this afternoon NATAS put out a tweet on their Daytime Emmys Twitter page announcing, “Daytime Emmy Awards.  Save The Dates to be announced tomorrow! STAY TUNED!”   We also hear rumblings that more information about the ceremonies could be revealed at that time.

Regarding the Vegas  Emmy production backlash, Daytime Emmy winner, General Hospital’s Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis) stated, ” If the awards can’t air with dignity, they shouldn’t air at all.”   While Daytime Emmy winner, Peter Bergman (Jack) of The Young and the Restless went on to say in regards to last year’s telecast, “It was a vulgar Vegas nightmare.  The awards need to return to what they were years ago, a private, elegant event.”

Nominations will be announced on May 4th, and On-Air On-Soaps has faith that awards will be presented in some form this year, and hopefully in a proper forum to recognize the amazing talents in the entire spectrum of the daytime television field, which is badly needed in this current climate of cancellations.  We know many soapers, would be devastated if All My Children and One Life to Live do not get to be honored for the body of the work over the last four decades.

More to follow!

 

 

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barbara t
barbara t

Last years emmys were a joke ,I couldnt wait for it to be over it was like a circus ,just awful, and to make things worse the 2 or 3 hours it was on the bold and the beautiful and the young and the restless were crammed down our throats and the other 4 soaps on abc and nbc were ignored and the music sucked,who ever was in charge of programming should never be allowed near a award show again it was the longest and the most boring emmy awards I have ever watched. This is the last year for all my children and one life to live and I will hate it if we cant watch it .Even though I will have to by an extra box of tissues because even the mention of one life to live will upset me.And if one life to live doesnt win anything again this year it will upset me even more.

Christy
Christy

glad it will be in LA this time… can you imagine Vegas giving AMC and OLTL a tribute? that probably would have included Elvis and a bunch of showgirls!

barbara t
barbara t

Thats funny.Wasnt last years emmys the worst?I can go without elvis and the showgirls.lol

natasha
natasha

Please, tell me kimberly mccullough coming back to gh and,reunite with patrick, emma, anna, robert and mac and,rest cast. Also, please say jack wagner is coming back to gh with kristina wagner?
Keeping,fingers crossed.

Natasha

susan m.
susan m.

Robin is alive & someone has her captive which looks like a hosp. room… Who really got burned to death because it wasn’t Robin.. If you watched today’s show(Tues. 3/27) you know she is alive…Could it be Faison holding her ??? Anna & Roberts old arch enemey……………….From so many years ago………….OLTL & AMC better win some emmy awards.. It would be a disgrace if they didn’t win something !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Katie
Katie

Well to be honest…they awards at Vegas were bad and as much as I love watching my favorites win (or sadly sometimes lose) I don’t want the actual performers/writers/directors etc. to go through another Vegas telecast SO I’m happy to see they will at least be taking place in LA.

Derrick
Derrick

Well, this is good news!! Wish they would take it back to NYC!!!!!

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Vinessa Antoine Reveals She And General Hospital Have Parted Ways; After Landing Primetime Series Lead

After the fantastic bit of casting news for actress Vinessa Antoine  (Jordan Ashford) over the weekend, today, via her social media accounts, Vinessa has addressed her future with General Hospital.

As viewers know, Vinessa has been cast as the drama series lead in the new CBC production of Diggstown, and it is groundbreaking making her the first black actress to star in a series on the legendary Canadian broadcasting network,   Originally it was presumed that Antoine would go recurring on GH, while she was away filming, but that is not the case as she revealed in her heartfelt message today.  She and GH have mutually parted ways.

Vinessa’s statement: “There are so many people that God put into place who are directly and indirectly responsible for my time at General Hospital.  You know who you are. I thank you. I came into this world as an artist. My job is to create and inspire. I hope that I did that a little in playing #JordanAshford.

I believe that I have taken her as far as I can.  To clarify, as negotiations for #Diggstown were underway, although I am open to stay and play in Port Charles, I was told by my reps that GeneralHospital felt that my character would be off the canvas for too long for me to continue playing her.

With that, we decided to mutually part ways.  It’s time to make room for more women of color in prominent roles on television. I’m grateful to assist in that by starting this new chapter in my journey. I hope you’ll all come along. I feel blessed. Be well. xo”

So what do you think of Vinessa leaving GH for good? Share your thoughts via the comment section below and let’s wish her much success!

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Lauralee Bell On Her 35th Anniversary With Y&R: “My Hope For Cricket Is To Smile The Way She Used To & Chill Whenever Possible.”

Congratulations are in order this Sunday to Lauralee Bell who is celebrating her 35th anniversary with The Young and the Restless.  Hard to believe, it’s been 35 years since the perils of a young Cricket became front and center and those young love stories with Danny (Michael Damian), Phillip (Thom Bierdz) and eventually, Paul ( Doug Davidson).

As Cricket matured, so to was the decision to now call the character by her birth name, Christine.  After all, she became quite the legal eagle! For over three and a half decades with time-off in between, Lauralee has shared memorable storylines with the amazing Tricia Cast, and the late Jeanne Cooper as Nina and Katherine, and let’s not forget Michael Baldwin, played by Christian LeBlanc, to name just a few/

In a few tweets on Sunday, Lauralee acknowledged the day stating: “We all couldn’t do what we love to do without the viewers so thanks to them!”  She followed that up with a tweet filled with photos of herself and her co-stars throughout the years ,and some self-effacing humor stating: “Wasn’t going to post for YR anniversary, because I’m not one to put attention on me but no denying these people have made my life better. Thanks to crew & fans and my hope for Cricket is to smile the way she used to & chill whenever possible”

As viewers know, Lauralee is the daughter of Y&R creators, the late, great Bill Bell and his wife, Lee Phillip Bell.  We are sure Bill is smiling today for Lauralee and proud of this accomplishment.

Share your congrats for Lauralee on this milestone via the comment section below.  Then let us know your most memorable or favorite Cricket/Christine moment on the CBS Daytime drama series.

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GH’s Vinessa Antoine Lands Primetime Series Will Make Canadian TV History!

Fantastic news for General Hospital favorite, Vinessa Antoine (Jordan)! The talented actress had landed the leading role in the primetime Canadian series, Diggstown!

The legal drama is scheduled to air this fall.  In Diggstown, Antoine will play Marcie Diggs, a top corporate lawyer who decides to dedicate herself to a legal aid office in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

This casting news will make Vinessa a part of Canadian TV history as the first Black Canadian actress to star in a prime-time drama on legacy network television, CBC.

Antoine spoke to the Toronto Star about her starring role, “When I first read the script I was really attracted to the notion that she was a corporate lawyer and she believed in the system. And when that crashed for her, life nudged her to do something extraordinary. And because I’m a woman of color, so many things connected. She’s complex, not stereotypical, and that’s refreshing.”

However as suspected, and according to the Toronto Star: “General Hospital fans will not be happy to learn that Antoine, who has been with the show since 2014, will no longer be a series regular when she starts shooting Diggstown in August.”

So, excited to hear Vinessa has been cast in a leading primetime series?  Comment below!

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