CBS is daytime television’s most popular network, and after today’s announcement that they have garned the most Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award nominations of any network (broadcast, cable or otherwise), the network has plenty to gloat about.
via Press Release
CBS SWEEPS NOMINATIONS FOR
“THE 40TH ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS”
CBS Receives 49 Nominations, With Every Show in the Entertainment Daytime Lineup Nominated
“The Young and the Restless” Receives 23 Nominations, More Than Any Other Show
CBS swept the Daytime Emmy Nominations today with 49 nods. The #1 daytime drama THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS received 23 nominations, more than any other show.
CBS Daytime’s entire entertainment lineup was honored, with THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS and THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL both receiving nominations for Outstanding Drama Series. THE TALK was nominated for Outstanding Talk Show, Entertainment; THE PRICE IS RIGHT and LET’S MAKE A DEAL were both nominated for Outstanding Game Show; and LET’S MAKE A DEAL host Wayne Brady was nominated for Outstanding Game Show Host.
CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD received two nominations, including one for Outstanding Morning Program, the show’s first-ever Daytime Emmy nominations.
Other top nominations include Outstanding Lead Actor nominations for Y&R’s Peter Bergman, Doug Davidson and Michael Muhney, and Outstanding Lead Actress nominations for Y&R’s Michelle Stafford and B&B’s Susan Flannery and Heather Tom. In addition, Katherine Kelly Lang, who has been with B&B since its premiere in 1987, received her first Daytime Emmy nomination in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress.
CBS Daytime has been #1 in the daypart for 27 consecutive years, featuring a lineup that is a balance of dramas, game shows and talk. The Network’s daytime lineup includes television’s #1 daytime program and longest-running game show THE PRICE IS RIGHT, the #1 daytime drama THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, daytime television’s fastest growing network talk show THE TALK as well as THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL and LET’S MAKE A DEAL.
CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD is television’s #1 Sunday morning news program. Each weekly broadcast features news as well as original reporting from the worlds of entertainment, fine arts, sports, science, technology, movies, music and more.