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Raven-Symoné and Loni Love to Host 48th Annual Daytime Emmy Award Children’s Animation and Fiction & Lifestyle Ceremonies

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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today on Monday the hosts and presenters for the 48th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Children’s & Animation and Fiction & Lifestyle ceremonies which will be celebrated in two live-streamed events on July 17 and July 18th, 2021.

The Daytime Emmy Awards Children’s & Animation ceremony will be hosted by singer, songwriter, director and Daytime Emmy Award nominated actress Raven-Symoné.

The ceremony will stream on the Emmy OTT platform on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 8p.m ET / 5 p.m. PT.

Presenters scheduled to appear are Emily Calandrelli (Xploration Outer Space, Syndicated), Millie Davis (Odd Squad, PBS), and Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants, Nickelodeon).

The Daytime Emmy Awards Fiction & Lifestyle ceremony will be hosted by Emmy award-winning talk show host, author and comedian Loni Love. The ceremony will be presented on the Emmy OTT platform on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT.

Sunday’s ceremony will feature the digital drama categories featuring many soap opera notables competing for the gold.

Presenters scheduled to appear are: boxing world champion, author and lifestyle TV personality Laila Ali, Francisco Hernández Cáceres (Un Nuevo Dia, Telemundo), Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs (A House Divided, UMC [ALLBLK]) and Jodi Long (Dash & Lily, Netflix).

The live-stream of the July 17/18 Daytime Emmy ceremonies will be available on the web at Watch.TheEmmys.TV and via The Emmy apps for iOS, tvOS, Android, FireTV, Samsung Smart TV and Roku.

So will you be watching the live-stream this coming weekend for the remaining two ceremonies for this year’s Daytime Emmy Awards? Let us know via the comment section below. And, if you need a refresher of who is nominated check out this link here.

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Soap Alums: Helgenberger, Bonilla, and Ilonzeh Cast in New Drama Pilot ‘Getaway’

Three very familiar faces to daytime fans have their new potentially new nighttime gig!  E.J. Bonilla (Ex-Rafe, Guiding Light) has been added as as series regulars opposite Annie Ilonzeh (Ex-Maya, GH) along with former Ryan’s Hope favorite Marg Helgenberger (Ex-Siohan) to the NBC drama pilot, Getaway.

In Getaway, the loglines for the series read that the proposed seriescenters on a destination wedding at an isolated luxury resort that quickly descends into chaos after a group of dangerous criminals takes the island hostage. The small group of guests, led by a fearless female Army vet (Ilonzeh), will do everything they can to stay alive.

According to Deadline: Helgenberger will play Sen. Charlotte Pierce. As a senior Democratic senator from New York, Charlotte is used to calling the shots. She’s happy to see her son, Jack (played by Matt Long), settle down with his bride, Grace (Jasmine Mathew), but there are darker forces at play she has yet to fully understand. Charlotte will soon have to choose between her family and the political career for which she’s worked so hard.  Bonilla will play Rafi Salinas. Rafi claims to be a fisherman on the run with his friends from a gang of cartel members, but he’s hiding a dark secret that will put everyone at the resort in danger.

So, what do you think of the concept for this new drama pilot for NBC and the cast? Comment below.

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Chrishell Stause and Her ‘Selling Sunset’ Boss Jason Oppenheim Make Relationship Instagram Official

There’s a new man in soap veteran and Selling Sunset star, Chrishell Stause’s life.  And it is … none other than her boss at the Oppenheim Group, a real estate company, in Los Angeles which is at the epicenter of the Netflix reality series.

Stause who is also a real estate agent at the firm, made her relationship with Jason Oppenheim Instagram official when she posted a pic of the two of them while the cast of Selling Sunset were in Italy.

Oppenheim told PEOPLE: “Chrishell and I became close friends and it has developed into an amazing relationship. I care about her deeply and we are very happy together.”

Previously Stause was married to This is Us star, Justin Hartley and following their divorce, was briefly dating Dancing with the Stars pro dancer, Keo Motsepe.

So, what do you think of the love connection between Chrishell and Jason? Comment below.

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‘Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman’ Remake Lands at TBS

Another soap opera gets a reboot, and as we previously reported this one is starring former Schitt’s Creek star, Emily Hampshire.

The remake is of the satirical, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman ,that developed quite the cult-following back in the 70’s and was a look into American media and consumer culture which starred Louise Lasser as Mary Hartman. In the original, Mary was a small-town Ohio housewife who reacted to the bizarre goings on all around her. The cast also included Greg Mullavey, Dody Goodman, Norman Alden and Mary Kay Place.

In the updated version of Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, the loglines reveal it’s: “about a small-town woman who feels like a nobody in every aspect of her life until she suddenly becomes a ‘verified[ social media somebody after her nervous breakdown goes viral.”

According to Variety, “After being shopped by Sony Pictures TV to buyers this spring, the project has landed at TBS.”  That means that it will be in development for the cable outlet.

In addition, it was a welcome birthday present for its creator, the iconic Norman Lear who is celebrating his 99th birthday.

Hampshire not only will star as “Mary” but she will also serve as an executive producer and will co-write the script with Jacob Tierney (Letterkenny).

So, do you like the concept of the updated version of Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman? Did you watch the original version? Comment below.

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