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Who will land a Daytime Emmy Pre-Nomination in the Daytime Drama Acting Categories?

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The revised Daytime Emmy voting system is in place, and the official voting for the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards got underway last week.   With the new process, 2- minute reels have been selected by each performer,  as an example or excerpt of a their work within the calendar year for consideration for the first phase of getting a shot at the  gold in the six acting categories.  The Pre-Nomination voting will conclude on February 27th and the official announcement of the Pre-Nominees is set by NATAS for March 2nd. Then, the next round of voting begins through March with full submissions by the Pre-Nominees, and the voting through April via Blue Ribbon Panels.  The final nominees for this years awards will be revealed for the first time on May 4th!

So just who is vying for a pre-nom from the Emmy voters? Nelson Branco compiled a list of the six acting categories, in a recent issue of Soap Opera Uncensored.  As you will see, there is some switching of categories from some of the usual suspects, as well as  some very familiar faces, in what looks to be some very hotly contested categories right out of the gate .

After the jump, review the names on the ballot,  and let us know your thoughts on who you think the voters should be seriously considering for a pre-nomination!

LEAD ACTRESS

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Susan Flannery, B&B

Deidre Hall, DAYS

Susan Lucci, AMC

Heather Tom, B&B

Kassie DePaiva, OLTL

Melody Thomas Scott, Y&R

Michelle Stafford, Y&R

Laura Wright, GH

Florencia Lozano, OLTL

Katherine Kelly Lang, B&B

Debbi Morgan, AMC

Erika Slezak, OLTL

Kelly Monaco, GH

Hillary B. Smith, OLTL

Alison Sweeney, DAYS

Hunter Tylo, B&B

Jeanne Cooper, Y&R

Crystal Chappell, DAYS

LEAD ACTOR

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Ricky Paul Goldin, AMC

Don Diamont, B&B

Jerry Ver Dorn, OLTL

Maurice Benard, GH

Jack Wagner, BB

Vincent Irizarry, AMC

Michael Muhney, Y&R

Robert S. Woods, OLTL

James Scott, DAYS

Michael Easton, OLTL

Darnell Williams, AMC

Galen Gering, DAYS

Steve Burton, GH

John McCook, B&B

Stephen Nichols, Y&R

Anthony Geary, GH

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

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Adrienne Frantz, B&B

Julie Marie Berman, GH

Valerie Wildman, DAYS

Cady McClain, AMC

Ilene Kristen, OLTL

Becky Herbst, GH

Nadia Bjorlin, DAYS

Missy Claire Egan, AMC

Kelly Sullivan, GH

Melissa Archer, OLTL

Lindsay Hartley, AMC

Nancy Lee Grahn, GH

Jennifer Gareis, B&B

Bree Williamson, OLTL

Kimberly McCullough, GH

Gina Tognoni, OLTL

Chrishell Stause, AMC

Debbi Morgan, Y&R

Rebecca Budig, AMC

Lisa Lo Cicero, GH

Ari Zucker, DAYS

Genie Francis, Y&R

Alley Mills, B&B

Carolyn Hennsey, GH

Christina Lind Bennett, AMC

SUPPORTING ACTOR

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Jason Cook, GH

Texas Battle, B&B

Sean Blakemore, GH

Michael E. Knight, AMC

Greg Rikaart, Y&R

Jonathan Jackson, GH

Shawn Christian, DAYS

Bradford Anderson, GH

Jeff Branson, Y&R

Scott Reeves, GH

Jacob Young, AMC

Aaron D. Spears, BB

Mark Lawson, OLTL

Dominic Zamprogna, GH

John Wesley Shipp, OLTL

Scott Clifton, B&B

Matthew Ashford, DAYS

Jason Thompson, GH

Billy Miller, Y&R

Brandon Barash, GH

Roger Howarth, OLTL

YOUNGER ACTRESS

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Jackie MacInnes Wood, B&B

Lexi Ainsworth, GH

Molly Burnett, DAYS

Shenell Edmonds, OLTL

Kim Matula. B&B

Danielle Parker, AMC

Kate Mansi, DAYS

Kristen Alderson, OLTL

Christel Khalil, Y&R

Shelley Hennig, DAYS

Natalie Hall, AMC

Camila Banus, DAYS

YOUNGER ACTOR

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Bryton James, Y&R

Chad Duell, GH

David Gregory, OLTL

Casey Deidrick, DAYS

Austin Williams, OLTL

Chandler Massey, DAYS

Nathan Parsons, GH

Eddie Alderson, OLTL

Kevin Schmidt, Y&R

Adam Gregory, B&B

Andrew Trischitta, OLTL

Patrick Gibbons Jr., OLTL

Let the Emmy games begin.  and stay with On-Air On-Soaps throughout the next few months for our extended coverage of every twist and turn, and every daytime drama related component and more,  of the upcoming Emmy presentations!

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Barbara
Barbara

Well obviously loving OLTL and heart broken it is no longer on air…. I would hope that there are nominees and winners from OLTL…. I think from OLTL definately Hillary with Eddie Ford, Eddie Alderson for the brain trauma, RSW is just phenom, but I feel JVD will be put up…..

I’m just predujice with OLTL and would love for them to take home alot 🙂

Tom
Tom

I won’t name names, but some of those are shameful. Ideally Erika Slezak or Susan Lfannery should win lead actress, although Florenica Lozano is a definite darkhoure. Outside of OLTL, last year was not a good one for soaps. H(

Alexa
Alexa

Dark horse because she is not well known in soap circles, or?

Patience DePhazio
Patience DePhazio

I see that John Wesley Shipp made the list. I would love to see him win a third Emmy. His portrayal of Crazy Eddie is the reason I started watching OLTL again. However, some of the names do not belong on this list. ONE LIFE’s Andrew Trischitta pouted his way thru the role of Jack Manning. Why Y&R’s Christel Khalile keeps getting noms is beyond me? All she does is whine. cry and speak Valley Speak. B&B’s Jennifer Garies? Huh? Did I miss something here? What has she done that would warrant her getting nominated? Another person I would love to see win is the adorable Patrick Gibbons (Sam, OLTL). This little boy acted circles around some of the adults, even the seasonsed veteran actors. He definitely acted circles around that dreadful Trischitta kid, the pathetic Austin Pecker and that Contessa Williams chick (the girl who played James Ford’s ex).

sheri
sheri

i agree john wesley ship deserves another emmy. his eddie ford was something to watch allright. and yes some of the names do not belong on the list Andrew Trischitta being one of them. Patricik Gibbons(sam oltl) acted CIRCLES AND RINGS around ALL the younger cast members and hes all of what 7 maybe. The only younger cast member of oltl that was remotely as good as patrick was Kristin alderson and as far as im concerned she dosen’t count because shes been on the show so long she is a seasoned vet and should not be in this category. my favorite is roger howarth. why is he in the supporting catagory. he deserves a nod in the best actor catagory not supporting.

Alley
Alley

I don’t watch all the soaps, so it’s hard to judge who the nominess might or should be. But it will be a travesty (IMHO) if the following actors are not nominated:

Lead Actress: Kassie dePaiva, Hillary B. Smith and Debbie Morgan

Lead Actor: Robert S. Woods, Anthony Geary and Darnell Williams

Supporting Actress: Ilene Kristen and Genie Francis

Supporting Actor: Roger Howarth (should be lead actor), Jonathan Jackson, Scott Clifton and Dominic Zambrogna

Younger Actress; Lexi Ainsworth and Kristen Alderson

Younger Actor: Chad Duell, Eddie Alderson and Austin William (I’ll add Patrick Gibbons just because I just adore that sweet little boy!)

Dorothyg
Dorothyg

Chandler Massey certainly deserves an Emmy for an outstanding young actor that he is. Also my favorite…James Scott. He can turn a bad script into gold and is THE best actor ever. I only watch days so can only comment on this soap. I love Ali for best actress and Ari for supporting actress. Matthew Ashford gave a real good performance as a captive in Afghanistan for supporting actor. For younger actress I would have to say Molly Burnett.
Just my thoughts, Michael.

Terri
Terri

I agree I think Erica Slezak should be in the winners circle. I also like Kassie DePaiva. I love them all from AMC and OLTL and wish they could all win or at least give them recognition for having two of the longest running daytime serials that ended way too soon as they had not run their course yet. We want them back!!! They are missed dearly!!!

Torrey
Torrey

I think it would be totally crazy if Trevor St. John didn’t receive a nod. The man was totally awesome. Trevor, Florencia, Kassie, Bree & Melissa Archer were the main reasons why I tuned in so hard….I mean there were others that were amazing too. Let’s not forget about John Paul, Farah & Austin…I watch those rooftop scenes and still cry.

And I’m going on record and saying, if OLTL doesn’t win Outstanding Drama, I will know that the Emmy’s are a complete total joke. I know the show was cancelled, but it outshines all other shows, without a doubt….there was no better show that One Life, last year….

terri k
terri k

i agree 100%

Alexa
Alexa

I read that Trevor St. John no longer submits himself. If this is true, then the omission makes sense. Otherwise, I’m scratching my head.

Jaime
Jaime

Shelley Hennig for her reveal scenes with Mark Hapka. She was amazing!!!!

todd
todd

Why is Farah Fath and JPL not on this list? Did every watch the same rooftop scenes as I did? In that 1 episode JPL went from quirky character to leading man. Farah was devastating….I cried my eyes out. This scene was one of my all time top ever of OLTL. It is up there with Karen on the stand, Tina going over the falls, Nora throwing the Todd rape trial, and Todd’s execution. I fully expect Florencia Lozano to be nominated and win.

terri k
terri k

todd’s execution was excellently played

david
david

I hope you are right about Lozano; she really contributed to making OLTL as good as it was.

Natasha
Natasha

So when do they air and what time. I would like to watch the day time Emmys.

Emily
Emily

Tough call– really want actors from AMC & OLTL to get due props for their work, especially now, but no soap is really safe. This could be last daytime emmys & there are many I would like to see recognized. All that participated in the GH intervention episode did great, but that’s my opinion. I think Anthony Geary is still doing some great work, especially this past year. Nathan Parsons deserves a nomination, but Chad Duell and Austin Williams did great work this year! I think Matthew Ashford is doing some of his best work this time around. Other names I would hope to see are Erika Slezak, Laura Wright, Debbi, Crystal C, Vincent I, Michael M, Michael E, Darnell, Steven B, Roger H…

Sherry
Sherry

Stephen Nichols! He was so good in the scene where Tucker learns Devon is his son. It’s time he got an Emmy!! The man is such a wonderful actor. He never got an Emmy as Patch and he never even got a nomination as Stefan Cassadine, which is a crime itself. I am keeping my fingers crossed he finally gets a nomination after so long and wins a very well deserved Emmy for Best Actor!

LIZA
LIZA

I hope not. I feel it’s a extremely unfair to the younger actors that older ones get a best actor-type award simply because they weren’t recognized in their glory years.

An award for work over -time would be lifetime achievement award or something like that- the daytime Emmy committee should create and hand out that type of honor IF there are actors that were truly overlooked that they want to recognize.

Sherry
Sherry

I don’t want him to get it because of his past work. I was just commenting on he should have a string of Emmys already. His work this past year on Y&R has been wonderful and he DESERVES a nomination for his work as Tucker. He can act circles around most of the younger actors.

Kristen
Kristen

I hope Stephen Nichols wins as well! Y&R has always been my show. I’m not even all that familiar with his past work. I love him as Tucker! He is such a talented actor and deserves at least a nomination, and I really hope he wins. His performances after Tucker woke up from the coma, after Katherine humiliated him in court, when he admitted the truth about Diane to Ashley, when he asked Abby if she meant to kill him when she ran him over with her car, and especially the moment he realized Devon was his son, those performances were all brilliant. He more than deserves to be honored, as Tucker!

Stephy
Stephy

Whoa, I had to read these comments twice. A tad surprised by the excitement because I haven’t felt any of it. I’ve watched Y&R for about 25 years, and while I’m sure the actor is extremely talented, I feel Tucker (the character) sorta of a dud (so far.) He’s too harsh with Mrs C and boring with Ashley. I even fast-forward him some now. Maybe that will change with the addition of Harmony, but I haven’t seen her or Devon perk him up yet.

Sherry
Sherry

Well, I just guess it’s who you like and your perception of who is as a good actor. I have watched the show off and on for over 25 years and I think he brings good acting and his character new storylines for many of the veteran cast. Jeanne Cooper has had some really great stuff with Stephen as well as Eileen and Marcy. The scenes with Jess are good too, I just wish there were more of them. If you FF through scenes you may be missing some of the best stuff. 🙂

1loveabsoaps
1loveabsoaps

Trevor St. John.
Roger Howarth who?
Trevor ORIGINATED the role of Todd. Roger Howarth is the GOOD replacement! LOL

sheri
sheri

i dont know who gave you the impression that trevor st john originated the role of todd manning but roger howarth is the ORIGINAL ACTOR WHO CREATED THE ROLE OF TODD. Trevor st john was a replacement in 2003 when Roger Howarth wanted to vacate the role.

Alexa
Alexa

I get the impression that the OP knows this.

barbara t
barbara t

shes kidding sheri ,arent you 1loveabcsoaps?alexa ,whos op?

Alexa
Alexa

Sorry. Original poster.

Oh, and I only commented on the person’s post because I wasn’t sure I understood what he was saying. When you can’t really be certain what the person means, then it’s problematic. I’m not asking for perfect grammar or spelling, simply understanding.

Kaitlyn
Kaitlyn

Chandler Massey is AMAZING and definitely deserves to win! Rooting for James Scott and Ali Sweeney as well!

terri k
terri k

one life to live kept me coming back for more, even the mediocre story lines were delivered with a professionalism. this group of people deserve top honors for their craft…i really enjoyed them daily.

Johanna
Johanna

It would serve ABC if OLTL/AMC cleaned up at the emmy’s. OLTL should get show of the year, that would really have ABC execs choking on their breakfast. SWAN LONG LIVE #OLTL #AMC

Johanna
Johanna

“Serve ABC right”

sheri
sheri

100% agree i hope oltl and amc sweep the emmys and execs choke on their breakfast. Long live #oltl #amc. DOWN WITH THE HOUSE OF MOUSE!

Alexa
Alexa

Especially in light of last year’s fiasco of an omission, if Florencia Lozano does not win the Lead Actress category, there is no point in even trying to fix these awards, as they will be broken beyond any repair.

Kristen Alderson over Kelley Missal? The first has only gotten worse, and the latter has improved beyond the talent the former ever had (as a child – I don’t know what has happened to her in the last 5-6 years) in just a few years. Shenell Edmonds has also improved, but again, not to the point of deserving a nomination. KM held her own with Florencia Lozano and Trevor St. John, which very few of the celebrated adult actors have been able to do (many of whom were listed, but I shall refrain from commenting on their lack of talent and/or commitment, specifically).

Also, while Andrew Trischitta has improved, he’s not at the point at which he deserves a nomination, much like the adorable and sweet Patrick J. Gibbons and Austin Williams.

I would love to see Trevor St. John get a very deserved nod, but I read that he no longer submits himself. Assuming that is correct, I am not surprised about his omission.

I don’t watch Y&R, but Debbi Morgan has so much talent.

Eddie Alderson is by far the most talented among the younger males on OLTL (much like Kelley Missal is among the female young actresses), and I don’t understand why David Gregory was even cast, let alone listed, although he seems like a very genuine and nice person.

david
david

I completely agree with your assessment of OLTL cast.

Paul8148
Paul8148

It going to be interesting. Erika did not summit the “2 minute reel” from Viki 40th episode but from where she catches Echo and Charlie in bed…Florince two minutes is from where Tea rips into Todd when he shows up at Victor Funeral. Kassie summited Blair confronts Jack and demands he is sorry for bullying Shane nearing leading to sucide. Hillary b smitt summited matthrew grabbing nora hand,

For supporting Irene summited the screen where Roxy begs Clint to say Fratery Row, not sure about other OLTL’s but Bree’s reel is supposely strong (I’m guess telling Nat she not her sister and ripping off the neckless, but we see), Not sure about the other reels. By the way Evens was going to summit herself and the court screen where she gives up the move but forgot about the deadline. She would of likely be the frontrunner if she did.

Younger Actress: No info on any reels for OLTL’s

Younger Actor Eddie Alderson summited screen from the confession episode where he tells Clint at the hotel how he killed eddie. Austin Williams summited something about the sucided or leading up to the attempt.

Supporting Actor: Roger summited screens option TJS. No word on what Mark or John summited

Lead Actor: Jerry Ver Doran summited some bo and clint screen. Michael Emerson summited John finding out that Liam was “not his”, no word on Robert S Woods

Alexa
Alexa

I really don’t mean to be rude, but it’s hard to gauge how accurate what you are saying is, considering you haven’t spelled most individuals’ names correctly, nor have you used even casual grammar.

barbara t
barbara t

are you closely related to vincent hanna,did I spell my words right ?and god forbid if my grammar sucks.

Paul8148
Paul8148

Some days info

Hall summited talking with Will about Will problems. Sweeney summited ripping into Rafe over Johnny missing. Scott the screens before ejami sex. Matt the therapy session where Jack talks about being held in prison.

BB Lead Actress: Heather toms summited Katie finding out Bill nearly slept with Steffy, KKL summited Brooke telling Thomas she cannot trust him after finding out he lied about island sex, Susan Flanney summited a screen talkign about bev being a foster kid. Only other info from BB reels is that John McCook summited screens with Eric talking about how he is hurt because he does not feel Stephine desire him anymore

Manelli1234
Manelli1234

Crystal Chappell should get Lead Actress, She nailed the drug addiction story line!
She took crappy writing and made it worthwhile to watch!

Jodee
Jodee

I always thought her name was Ilene Kirsten – my bad.

Lead Actor SF from Bold always gets nommed but ES from OLTL should get it imo

Lead Actor I like RSW, ME and JvD from OLTL (yes I’m prejudiced)

Supporting Actress – Melissa Archer always makes the show more exciting! I want to pick the actress that portrayed Allison Stewart – she was phenominal!

Supporting Actor – definitely RH – he brought some life back into the character of Todd again for me, plus JWS.

heidi
heidi

Prenoms should be…
Lead Actress – Erica Slezak, Florenzia Lozano, Laura Wright, Michelle Stafford, Hillary B. Smith, Susan Flannery, and Melody Scott Thomas
Lead Actor – Tony Geary, a write in for TSJ, Robert Woods, Jerry Ver Dorn, and Steve Burton
Sup Actress – Kimberly McCullough, Melissa Archer, Bree Williamson, Genie Francis, and Ilene Kristen
Sup Actor – Jonathan Jackson, Billy Miller, Bradford Anderson, Jason Thompson, and Roger Howarth
Younger Actress – Kirsten Alderson, Kirsten Alderson, Kirsten Alderson, Camilla Banus, and Jackie MacInnes Wood
Younger Actor – Chandler Massey, Austin Williams, Eddie Alderson, Chad Duell, Nathan Parsons, and Patrick Gibbons Jr because he steals every scene and is such a perfectly cute little TSJ!
Of course the first listed in each category are my winner picks! Best of luck to all!

Megan
Megan

Florencia should win, but I have no faith in the voters since she wasn’t even pre-nominated last year…hopefully the new system will actually work and result in the best being nominated. Other than that Erica Slezak had a great year too. Kassie and Hillary had great moments but not a great year like the other two. I also think Crystal Chappell and Debbi Morgan should get nominated. As for the lead actors no one really stands out to me as having a really great year…I guess Tony Geary would be my #1 choice. Supporting: Ilene Kristen or Kimberly McCullough & Jonathon Jackson, Jason Thompson or Roger Howarth.

barbara t
barbara t

ok if any of these idiots really watched the soaps ,one life to live would get an emmy for all the categories ,but most of all erika slezak ,because she is the best,and my favorite.and its not right that she cant get one more emmy to add to her 6,that she already has.my second kassie depava,there are so many that deserve the emmy,but the writing ,hands down best writing, best soap.I hope that our soaps win ,and abc will choke on the way to the revolution while they hand out 30 dollars to all the idiots they have to beg to come on in and see there crappy show they killed one life to live for.I wonder if the chew and the revolution will pick up any emmys?I dont think so.the first em ail I opened up today was from abc ,I sent them a late e mail last night.telling them that there daytime line up,has some of the worst crap abc has ever had in there programing.and there is no way I will ever watch there network ,as i have done for almost 49 years.just keep annoying abc e mail ,hand written letters ,call them ,join all the places at facebook,and stop watching abc,only watch general hospital,it needs all the help it can get ,its 4th out of the 4 soaps .thats bad.

1loveabsoaps
1loveabsoaps

Barbara t: Are you on the East Coast or West Coast? BC sometimes when U post, I am on BUT dont see your post and come back 10 minutes later and THEN there is a post from you 3 or 4 hours prior, and Im like, ” How is that, I was just on this page!”
Ooops, I just remembered reading, U said U were at the abc studios protesting…. lol

barbara t
barbara t

I m on the east coast .in florida freezing my ass off ,I am from outside of buffalo ny.like to go back some day.I think michaels timer is off ,because I will look at when I post and its never right,its always off.would like to know the right time ,only thing I can think of is where michaels sight is, ,Im only guessing here ,but 2 to 3 hours away from me ,dont ask me how I came up with that idea,Im just guessing.I have no clue what I am talking about ,but the times are messed up.

Alexa
Alexa

What has Erika Sleazak done that is Emmy-worthy lately? She seems to call in in about 75% of the time in the last several years. I mean, when she’s paying attention, she’s okay, but I don’t see why she is so revered.

Jo Ann Zinaman
Jo Ann Zinaman

Hello Alexa. Did you see the 40th Anniversary Show in 2011 ? Erika Slezak was Viki in the Courtroom Trying to get Custody of Jessica’s Baby. Then, Niki came out and Niki was in the Courtroom. Niki put Viki in A Warehouse. Then, Niki got the Key and wouldn’t let Viki out of the Warehouse. Jean wouldn’t make Niki give the Key to Viki and Jean was in the Courtroom. The Judge couldn’t get over how Jean did not love the Child. It was Phenomenal how Erika kept going back and forth between Viki and Niki and Jean. That is why I want Erika Slezak to Win Another Daytime Emmy. Jody

barbara t
barbara t

Oh I dont know,maybe because she can act ,and she is very good actress,there are several if you read the rest of my post ,I like pretty much all the actors on one life to live, erika slezak stands out for me because she is the heartbeat of landview,if you dont think so,thats your choice,but dont leave your post at my post telling me who I should like or dislike ,thats not your place Im here to make comments and discuss the soaps like grownups here not have some one down me for who I like ,so if you want to argue with me forget it go find someplace else to draw blood ,and from all the posts you leave ,you dont seem to be a very nice person ,your like the bully in the playground.

Alexa
Alexa

You may like whomever you wish. I was asking a question for part of it. Also, I’m not allowed to reply? Thanks for letting me know.

barbara t
barbara t

of course you are allowed to reply, when you dont make me feel like an ass because of who I like or dislike ,discussions are fine.if you dont like erika slezak thats fine with me .I read your posts ,you didnt read mine I like every character on one life to live ,including all the ones you choose to win a emmy ,I watched one life to live for43 and a half years,and for 40 years I have watched and enjoy ed anything erika slezak has done.and Im not the only one here who thinks she is a dam good actress,and I would love to see her get emmy number 7 ,just to shove it down abc s greedy throat.peace.

Alexa
Alexa

Actually, I was hoping to spur a conversation, not make you feel like an ass. I was hoping for a rejoinder to what I had posited rather than a personal insult, but I’m learning that no one wants discussion online.
Yes, I believe I have read your posts.

Iakovos
Iakovos

ACTOR: D Williams, RS Woods, A Geary, J Scott, J ver Dorn
ACTRESS: S Flannery, Flozano, D Morgan, E Slezak, C Chappell, (maybe MT Scott or maybe S Lucci)
SUPP ACTOR: ME Knight, J Jackson, JW Shipp, B Miller, R Howarth
SUPP ACTRESS: I Kristen, G Francis, B Herbst, L Hartley, M Archer
YOUNGER ACTOR: C Massey, A Williams, C Duell, (maybe K Schmidt)
YOUNGER ACTRESS: L Ainsworth, K Alderson, J MacInnes-Wood

SHOW: One Life to Live, General Hospital, Days of Our Lives

Melissa
Melissa

Definetly Julie Marie Berman for Supporting actress and Tony Geary for lead actor and Dominic Zamprogna definetly deserves his first emmy. Lead actress Laura Wright- she definetly deserves another emmy. As for younger supporting actor Chad Duell has done amazing acting. Younger actress: Lexi Ainsworth

IBelieveinLove
IBelieveinLove

I love how most fans pick they’re favorites because he or she is cute but can’t act. LOL

Lead Actress – Debbi Morgan (AMC, Y&R) who I think got rob last year should definitely win this year. Finding out the her baby died, those scenes from both her and Darnell Williams were some of the best acting I’ve seen in a long time, bravo guys you both did some excellent acting. And can someone please explain to me why Laura Wright won because I just didn’t see anything to warrant her Emmy.

Lead Actor & Supporting Actor – Anthony Geary & Jonathan Jackson (GH) both are great actors alone but when we’ve been lucky enough to get them in the same scene we get superb acting, riveting and believable scenes, I just can’t say enough great things about both actors. Can someone share with me what the criteria is for a nomination in the lead actor category because Jon’s acting is beyond most the the actors on that list?
When Lucky finds out that Luke was the driver of the car that hit and killed his son, the confrontation scenes in the bar were some intense and riveting scenes bravo to both of you, you’re the best father/son team ever.

Supporting Actress – Gina Tognoni (OLTL) or Genie Francis (Y&R). Genie because everything she touches turns to gold, she is by far one of thee elite actresses and I for one have been over the moon since her return to daytime TV. Gina because her excellent acting finding Victor dead in their living room was superb, she has been ignored for far too long and deserve to win.

Alexa
Alexa

Do you mean Florencia Lozano? Gina Tognoni was Kelly Cramer. FL was Téa Delgado.

IBelieveinLove
IBelieveinLove

yeah your right Alexa that’s who I meant Florencia Lozano but she not up for supporting actress so oops LOL I guess Genie is my sole pick for supporting actress then.

david
david

Gina found Victor dead in their living room? Something doesn’t sound right here. Was it Victor or someone else?

Alexa
Alexa

But what I don’t understand is how Florencia Lozano could be perceived as supporting actress…

barbara t
barbara t

you have a point there ,there are a few actresses on one life to live who are leading actresses ,florencia,erika,kassie robin,am I missing anyone?but the one who should get it is florencia lozano ,she had me in tears several times during the todd 1 and 2 stories,victors death ,there are quite a few of stand out scenes with her,she is a favorite of mine ,loved it when she came back to landview ,well she has my vote,but I still love erika slezak.

SS
SS

That’s pretty neat that Debbi Morgan is nominated in two different categories for two different role from two different shows.

Sam Moon
Sam Moon

KATHERINE KELLY LANG from B&B is the BEST ACTRESS AND SHE DESERVES THE EMMY! GO KKL.

Paul8148
Paul8148

Early word is that Erika (Catching Echo and Charlie in bed together), Florince, Heather Toms (Finding out Bill almost slept with Steffy, Lucci (Erica talking about wanting a drink, KKL (Telling Thomas she can’t trust him anymore for lying and Debbie Morgan (Jessie telling her the baby died( are the standout base on the reels they summited for lead actress with usuall favorites Flanney, Wright, Scott ( who did not summit the I’m a drunk screen) and Michelle are summited weaker reels and opening the door for newcomers.

In Leads buzz is strong for of close Geary (Invetion), Williams (Baby being stillborn), Scott (screens leading up to ejami sex), Michael Mulalney (Adam ripping anyone at Sharon’s Funeral), Steve Burton (Carly and Jason on the roof after where she askes about Jake being use to save her baby) Michael Emerson (John Finding out that liam was not his) and John McCook (Eric talking about how he feels that Stephanie does not desire him anymore) Meaning looks like Jerry Ver Doran depsite what should be frontrunner status did not summit his best work according to Nelson.

Jo Ann Zinaman
Jo Ann Zinaman

Hello Paul. The Actor that Plays John McBain is Named Michael Easton. I think there is A Michael Emerson or there is An Actor that has the Last Name of Emerson that is on Night Time TV. He was in Several Episodes of The Practice and I think Lost and he I think was on Law And Order. Jody

Barbara Channell
Barbara Channell

I’m rootin’ for Kassie but would be thrilled with anyone from OLTL. For best supporting actress – Ilene Kristen. I watch other soaps but if someone asked me who would you really like to meet from Y & R? No clue. Ask the same question from OLTL I have a ton of answers. Kassie feels like a niece. I would love to go drinking with Ilene Kristen (I don’t drink so I could do the driving). I just love them all they are like family! Wish ABC would smartin up and bring them back! It’s no shame to be wrong! Get the guy off with the crocs and the weird lady with the glasses. They will never be family much less ever watch them. Barbara PS My husband said to say he whole heartily agrees!

Tammy
Tammy

Leading Actress:
Florencia Lozano
Alison Sweeney
Kassie De Paiva
Susan Flannery
Melody Thomas Scott

Leading Actor:
James Scott
Robert S, Woods
Michael Easton
Vincent Irizarry
Write-In for Trevor St. John

Supporting Actress:
Ari Zucker
Cady McClain
Ilene Kristen
Nancy Lee Grahn
Debbi Morgan

Supporting Actor:
Michael E. Knight
Bradford Anderson
Scott Clifton
Matthew Ashford
Roger Howarth

Young Actress:
Kristen Alderson
Molly Burnett
Shenell Edmonds
Camilla Banus
Kate Mansi

Young Actor:
Austin Williams
Eddie Alderson
Chandler Massey
Casey Deidrick
Patrick Gibbons Jr.

Without a doubt, Trevor St. John needs to be written in to the field of actors. As always, he was superb this year-right to the very last scene of One Life To Live. This should be Kristen Alderson’s year, too, she was always exceptional.

ayanna
ayanna

cc off lead actress list are u a nut job

Tammy
Tammy

Yes, some who know me would say I am a ‘nutjob’, however, I was not all that thrilled with Crystal Chapelle’s return to Days. I was looking forward to seeing her come back, but for me, it just didn’t work. The drug addiction story was just a way to get her off the show when Days did their big clean-out, and it became tiresome. She seemed to be nothing like the old Carly, and I was very disappointed. Alison Sweeney never disappoints-even when she’s ticking me off, I enjoy her. Florencia and Kassie put in great performances for their last year on OLTL. The other 2, I must admit were just speculation on my part, knowing their acting in the past. Without a couple from other shows, I would have all OLTL and Days actress and actors. The only real omission (and, perhaps by his own doing) is Trevor St. John-he should not just be nominated, he should win! But thanks for the concern for my mental health 🙂

ayanna
ayanna

i am hearing u but cc had one of the worst scrip i had seen on daytime in a long time and she made u feel some as for st john there is no reason he should not be on the list of lead actor and made sad sorry about the nut job it not me it my brain

Cody
Cody

Yes Crystal Chappell return to Days was not so hot and her stories were not own par with her acting ability, she gave good performances inspite of the medicore story , she deserves a nod. Don’t. Blame. Crystal , because the writers didn’t get her character.

LIZA
LIZA

A PRE- nomination? Weren’t there around 14 or so PRE-Nominated for each category in past years? OMG look at best actor- only 16 male actors submitted. LOL

Maybe the question should be, what 2 actors should NOT be pre-nominated? Seriously, it would be silly to PRE-nominate 14 actors out of 16. The committee needs to slim down the pre-nominees to reflect the fact that it’s not nearly as competitive as it used to be.

SiteAdvocate
SiteAdvocate

Farah Fath and John-Paul Lavoisier should be on the list.

Alexa
Alexa

I can’t tell whether you are serious or are joking.

barbara t
barbara t

I cant tell if you are either,I think there joking ,then again maybe they are serious,either way ,its siteadvocates choice,Did I spell all my words right?

david
david

I only have eyes for OLTL, and I want people to win who have never won before, but naturally, all past OLTL winners were wonderful and deserve to be included.

Actress: Lozano (should win), DePaiva (should have won in the past, consistently good for years).
Actor: Ver Dorn. Where is Trevor St John’s name?!
Sup Actress: Kristen, Williamson, Archer.
Sup Actor: Lawson.
Young Actress: Where is Kelley Missal’s name?!
Young Actor: All of the OLTL males in this category have improved over time (Gregory, Williams, Trischitta), but Alderson has been consistently good the longest. Gibbons is so irresistibly cute he must be included (I cannot be objective about him).

Tammy
Tammy

I so agree with your picks-Florencia should win and Kassie should have won several times in the past. TREVOR ST. JOHN, TREVOR ST. JOHN, TREVOR ST. JOHN!!!!!!! The Alderson sibling have been wonderful for years, but always overlooked-travesty!!!!

Morgen
Morgen

John Wesley Shipp – best choice for supporting actor, although I do love Billy Miller
Debbi Morgan should be nominated in the lead category for AMC, not in supporting for Y&R
Stacy Haiduk should get the supporting actress nod for Y&R this year

Jo Ann Zinaman
Jo Ann Zinaman

I don’t think Susan Lucci or Jeanne Cooper should be on there. I think Erika Slezak should win for her Alters in the Courtroom even if that wasn’t Submitted. Then, I would take Debbi Morgan for All My Children learning that her Child was not her Child and in the Park. Then, I would Take Florencia. However, They will probably Take Susan Flannery. They will probably Take Anthony Geary for the Intervention. However, I would have Darnell for when the Baby was Stillborn and having to Tell Angie that Their Child is not Their Child and even Watching Angie in the Park. I would have Jerry Van Dorn and Robert Woods was pretty good as Bo. I don’t think Jake should be Lead Actor and Tad Supporting Actor. I don’t even think Jake is that Good. Where is Jacob Young ? I would Take Shane and Matthew. I don’t think Roger Howarth should be on there. I thought he was Too Cutesy. I think they should at least Write in Trevor St. John. They probably will have Jonathan Jackson for Supporting Actor. Jody

Nancy Chandler
Nancy Chandler

John W. Shipp . OLTO L. His one shot deal , proved to be the bad guy that everyone loved and his time on the show was way too short. Really .

ayanna
ayanna

for me the the lead actress win is between c chappell from(days)and depaiva from(oltl)hands down they had agood acting year

Cody
Cody

I agree with you both of these ladies were on the top her game and love the characters of Carly Manning and Blair Cramer.

Derrick
Derrick

Happy to see a good list for pre-nominations but where is ERIC BRAEDEN for Lead Actor……Very happy to see MTS for Lead Actress and where is Elizabeth Hendrickson for Supporting Actress. List for B&B and DAYS are excellent!!!!!

ayanna
ayanna

OLTL WIN SOAP OF THE YEAR

Christy
Christy

gee I hope the Daytime Emmys are not going to be broadcast on ABC this year! That would mess with our boycott! Want to show good ratings for it to show we do support daytime dramas, but don’t want to give credit to ABC-Dorks in charge!

Terry Pickett
Terry Pickett

YAY!!! John Wesley Shipp is on the list for supporting actor. Not since Sheila Carter and Roger Thorpe have I enjoyed a soap troublemaker as much as I enjoyed Eddie Ford. That does not take away from his four other soap roles. I happen to meet him and David Gregory (Bobby Ford) on Veterans Day, when they taped the ‘HELL’ scenes on ONE LIFE. They both are Facebook friends and nice guys in person. David should have been on that list as well. I would love to see JWS win his third Emmy. Some of the actors on the Younger Actor leave a lot to be desired, The Trischitta kid who played OLTL’s Jack? Really. My least favorite actress Christel Khalil (Lily, Y&R) cannot act her way out of a paper bag.

Patti
Patti

I Hope everyone From One Life To Live That Gets A Nominee Wins. Everyone On That Show Deserves It And More. Love You Guys For Ever. One Life To Live Was The Best Soap And I Pray Someone Will Bring It Back

Alexa
Alexa

It would be great to see One Life to LIve sweep the awards, wouldn’t it? It would be deserved.

I wish we could have OLTL back; I only wish it were possible.

Christy
Christy

ditto. One Life to Live sweeping the awards would be great and the ABC-Dorks would have egg on their faces — again!

Torrey
Torrey

If I had to pick my faves to win, from OLTL of course….LOL They would be the following:

Lead Actress: Florencia
Lead Actor: Trevor St. John or Jerry Ver Don (Think they are both spectacular)
Supporting Actress: Going out on a limb and saying Farah Fath. (Those rooftop scenes still make me cry, and I think she is highly underrated.) But I also think Bree Williamson has been overlooked too long, as well as Melissa Archer. Then there’s Kassie De Paiva. OMG this is tough.
Supporting Actor: This is a tough one…but John Paul, Michael Easton or Mark Lawson. (They all equally did a great job this past year.)
Younger Actress: Kristen Alderson or Kelly Misal
Younger Actor: Austin Williams….HANDS DOWN!
Writng: OLTL
Best Show: OLTL

I know I chose multiple people for categories, but that’s because the competition was extremely tough. OLTL was so spectacular that it was just impossible to pick just one. But I will tell you this, it should be a OLTL clean sweep at the Emmy’s because the show was just that damn good! ABC should be ashamed of themselves for canceling this crown jewel.

Sam Moon
Sam Moon

Leading Actress : Katherine Kelly Lang (She is rocking her scenes since 1987)
Young Actress: Kimberly Matula (She is like a true star,wonderful acting)
Young Actor: Adam Gregory. (He is the king of young generation in acting.He is PERFECT as Thomas)

cr
cr

My predictions for daytime emmys awards and who deserves a nomination. My choice for the emmys. Lead Actress: Debbi Morgan , AMC , Heather Tom , B&B. Alison Sweeney Days Crystal Chappell Days. Florencia Lozano OLTL. Hilary B. Smith OLTL. Kelly Monaco GH. Melody Scott Thomas Y&R. Jeanne Cooper Y&R. Dark Horse: Kassie. Depavia. … Stay continue for my other predictions.

barbara t
barbara t

hope there is a place we can watch it,and its not in las vegas,and I hope that one life to live is nominated for several awards ,including best soap ,actor, actress ,all my children and one life to live are always ignored.

David Ly
David Ly

Lead Actress: Katherine Kelly Land B&B
Lead Actor :Don Diamont B&B

Younger Actress : Kim Matula B&B
Younger Actor: Adam Gregory B&B
..

Cody
Cody

My picks for Lead actor are James Scott Days. Michael Muhney Y&R. Galen Gering Days. Steve Burton GH. Don Diamont B&B Vincent Irizarry Amc. Robert S. Woods OLTL Maurice Bernard GH

Cody
Cody

My picks for supporting actresses are. Arianne Zucker Days. Kelly Sullivan GH. Missy claire Egan AMC. Nadia Bjorlin Days. Bree Williamson. OLTL. Nancy Lee Grahn GH Rebecca Budig AMC. Alley Mills B&B. And juile marie Berman GH

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Justin Hartley, Judith Light, Finn Wittrock Score 24th Annual Critics’ Choice Award Nominations

This morning, nominations were announced in the fields of motion picture and television for the 24th annual Critics’ Choice Awards given out by the Broadcast Film Critics Association, and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association.  The kudofest will be held on January 13th on the CW airing at 7PMET/PT.

Leading the pack in the TV field was the final season of The Americans and limited series Escape at Dannemora and The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story with five nominations.

This Is Us as with the Golden Globes did not come up with a Drama Series nod, however at the Critics’ Choice Awards two if its stars:  Milo Ventimiglia and Justin Hartley were nominated.

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For Hartley, the former Y&R star received an nod in the Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category,  While Ventimigilia, who plays Justin’s on-screen dad, is vying the Lead Actor Drama category.

Judith Light, the former two-time Daytime Emmy winner from One Life to Live, received a nomination in the Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series Or Motion Picture Made For Television category for her performance in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.

While yet, another former daytime, Finn Wittrock (Ex-All My Children) in the Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made For Television category also for “Versace”.

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To view the complete list in all motion picture and TV categories click here.

Now, let us know if you are happy to hear that Justin, Judith, and Finn received nominations for their work? Comment below!

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Former Executive Producer & Director of All My Children, Jorn Winther Dead Following Two-Vehicle Collision

Very sad news to report.  Renowned director, Jorn Winther, who served as executive producer and director at All My Children has died at the age of 88.

Winther was actually killed on November 9th when in an automobile accident in front of Palm Desert High School outside Palm Springs.

According to the Desert Sun, “Jorn was killed in a two-vehicle collision at Cook Street and Santa Fe Trail in Palm Desert. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said a vehicle was moving south on Cook Street when its driver suddenly entered the northbound lanes and collided with an oncoming vehicle,  Winther was pronounced dead shortly after noon Friday, according to the Riverside County Coroner’s office. His wife of 31 years, Claire Winther, confirmed that her husband drove the vehicle that entered oncoming traffic. Why he did so remains a mystery.”

The famous director was best known for for the landmark David Frost-Richard Nixon interviews in 1977,  The Sonny & Cher Hour, and was also known for producing rock performances for TV including: California Jam II, featuring performances by Aerosmith, Foreigner, Heart, Santana and more.

In the world of soaps, Jorn had been the EP and director for ABC”s All My Children for five and half years, and had been with the series from 1981 to 2005.  He also directed on: One Life to Live, Generations, Santa Barbara and Rituals.

Born in Denmark, Winther studied speech and drama at the University of Copenhagen and continued his education at the Royal Theater in Copenhagen, where his mother had danced as a prima ballerina. He also studied at the Stratford Shakespearean Theater in Ontario, Canada, and at Stanford.

Most recently, Winther directed and produced the independent film Do It or Die!, about the 1979 kidnapping of socialite Elaine Chaddick. It screened at the 2017 Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Winther’s daughter, Lisa has been a stage manager on the soaps most recently working at The Bold and the Beautiful.

Share your thoughts on the passing of Jorn Winther as we offer our thoughts, condolences, and prayers to his family, via the comment section below.

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Kelly Ripa To Guest Star On CW’s Riverdale

Here’s a fun bit of casting news!  Live with Kelly and Ryan and former All My Children star, Kelly Ripa  (Ex-Hayley) is joining her real-life husband, Mark Consuelos (Ex-Mateo, AMC) on the hit CW soapy drama Riverdale.

Consuelos already plays the the role of Hiram Lodge, and now Ripa will plays his mistress, Mrs. Mulwray.

Kelly shared the inspired-casting choice on Instagram relating: “It’s a family affair …23 years of auditioning for a role i was born to play. Coming soon to the CW;s Riverdale.”’

The CW released a statement on the casting of Ripa, adding: “Kelly Ripa will guest star on Riverdale as Mrs. Mulwray. Confident and tough, she is Hiram Lodge’s alleged mistress. She’s a beautiful, icy, femme fatale who gets caught up in a conspiracy that’s much bigger than she initially realized.”

Film buffs take note!  Ripa’s character name is borrowed from Faye Dunaway’s Oscar-nominated role in Chinatown (1974), Evelyn Mulwray.   Those who saw Chinatown know that Evelyn was a femme fatale as well caught up in a conspiracy!

And there is more “All in the Consuleos Family” casting.  The couple’s son Michael is portraying the teen-aged version of Hiram on tonight’s all-new episode.

Riverdale airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT

So, will you be checking out Kelly on Riverdale? Comment below.

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