'The Bold and the Beautiful' Breaks Down Its Nominations; Katherine Kelly Lang Receives First Emmy Nom After 26 Years on Soap - Soap Opera Network
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CBS’ “” has received a total of 15 Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award nominations during calendar year 2012. With departing the series after more than 25 years portraying matriarch Stephanie Forrester on the soap, the actress received her final nomination in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Meanwhile, former co-star received her first nomination in the 26 years she’s portrayed Brooke Logan on the world’s most popular daily drama series.

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“THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL” RECEIVES 15 DAYTIME ENTERTAINMENT EMMY® NOMINATIONS

Actress Katherine Kelly Lang Receives First Nomination in Her 26 Years on B&B

May 1, 2013 Los Angeles, CA… CBS’s hit daytime drama THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL received 15 nominations for the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards, it was announced today.

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL was nominated in the following categories:

Outstanding Drama Series: Bradley P. Bell, Executive Producer; Rhonda Friedman, Supervising Producer; Edward Scott, Supervising Producer; Ron Weaver, Senior Producer; Cynthia J. Popp, Casey Kasprzyk, Colleen Bell, Producers; Mark Pinciotti, Coordinating Producer. This marks the seventh nomination for B&B in this category, with three previous wins in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Outstanding Drama Series Writing: Bradley P. Bell, Head Writer; Michael Minnis, Co-Head Writer; Kay Alden, Co-Head Writer; Patrick Mulcahey, Tracey Ann Kelly, Rex M. Best, John F. Smith, Adam Dusevoir, Shannon Bradley and Michele Val Jean, Writers. This marks the ninth nomination for Bradley P. Bell and the B&B writing team in this category with one previous win in 2010.

Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team: Michael Stich, Deveney Kelly, Cynthia J. Popp, David Shaughnessy and Jennifer Howard, Directors; Steven A. Wacker, Clyde Kaplan, Catherine Sedwick, and Jennifer Christiansen, Associate Directors; Laura Yale, Douglas Jon Hayden and Lisa Winthur-Huston, Stage Managers; Lori Staffier, Production Assistant. This marks the eighth nomination for B&B in this category, with a win in 2011.

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Heather Tom as “Katie Logan”. This marks Tom’s 15th nomination, with four previous wins: 1993, 1999 (Y&R) in the Outstanding Younger Actress category; in 2011 in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category; and in 2012 in the Outstanding Lead Actress category. She is the only actor in Daytime Emmy® history to win in all three acting categories.

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Susan Flannery as “Stephanie Forrester.” This marks Flannery’s tenth nomination in this category with four previous wins in 1975 (DOOL), 2000, 2002 and 2003.

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Katherine Kelly Lang as “Brooke Logan”. This is Lang’s first nomination in this category.

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Scott Clifton as “Liam Cooper, aka William Spencer, III.” This marks Clifton’s first nomination in this category, and five previous nominations in the category of Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series, with a win in 2011.

Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series: Jacqueline MacInnes Wood as “Steffy Forrester”. This is Wood’s second nomination in this category.

Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling for a Drama Series: Michele L. Arvizo, Key Hairstylist; Audrey Soto, Adriana Lucio and Romaine Markus-Myers, Hairstylists. This marks the 12th nomination for B&B in this category, with five previous wins in 1996, 1998, 2009, 2010 and 2012.

Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition for a Drama Series: Lothar Struff, Music Supervisor; Bradley P. Bell, Jack Allocco and David Kurtz, Composers. This marks the fifth nomination for B&B in this category with two previous wins in 2010 and 2011.

Outstanding Achievement in Multiple Camera Editing for a Drama Series: Brian Bagwell, Jonathon Smilowitz, Zoe Edgerton and Sean-Michael Connor, Editors. This marks the 14th nomination for B&B in this category with four previous wins in 1994, 1995, 1997 and 2008.

Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction: Patrick Cuniff and Phil Callan. This marks the tenth nomination for B&B in this category with two previous wins in 1994 and 2006.

Outstanding Achievement in Technical Direction/Electronic Camera/Video Control for a Drama Series: Jim Dray, Technical Director; Gordon Sweeney, Ted Morales and Tom Luth, Camera Operators; Scha Jani and Roberto Bosio, Video Control. This marks the ninth nomination for B&B in this category with four previous wins in 1988, 1989, 1996 and 2003.

Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design for a Drama Series: Danielle King, Costume Designer. This marks the 16th nomination for B&B in this category with six previous wins in 1991, 1992, 1993, 2004, 2005 and 2006.

Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series: Mike Cassidy and Mickey Cassidy, Stunt Coordinator. This is the second nomination for B&B in this category.

The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards will take place on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

For over two decades, B&B has explored the entangled lives, passionate loves, high-stakes battles, loyalties, tragedies and the inspiring triumphs of the Forrester, Logan and Spencer families. With romance, sensuality, complex characters and intricate and compelling storylines, B&B is, at its core, a gripping tale of high fashion glamour, honor and most importantly, family.

In 2011, B&B received its third consecutive Emmy® award for “Outstanding Daytime Drama Series”. In 2012, B&B was named the Most Popular Daytime Soap Currently on TV by Guinness World Records® and received its seventh consecutive Golden Nymph Award at the International TV Audience Awards in the “Telenovela/Soap Opera” category at the Monte Carlo Television Festival. B&B is the most watched daytime drama series in the world, seen daily by more than 35 million people in over 100 countries.

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, which celebrated its 26th anniversary on March 23, 2013, is a Bell-Phillip Television production, broadcast weekdays (1:30-2:00 PM, ET; 12:30-1:00 PM, PT) on the CBS Television Network. Bradley P. Bell is the Executive Producer and Head Writer. THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL is the first and only daytime drama to simulcast in Spanish utilizing SAP (Secondary Audio Program) technology.

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