The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards will be a star-studded night with appearances from some of televisions brightest stars — some of which will also be presenting awards on stage during the big night. But just who are the lucky personalities who will be handing the Outstanding Lead Actor winner and the Outstanding Lead Actress winner their coveted awards? Read on to find out!
Today, HLN announced that “Days of our Lives” stars Chandler Massey (Will Horton) and Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis), “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy Forrester), and “The Young and the Restless’” Max Ehrich (Fenmore Baldwin) and Bryton James (Devon Hamilton) will be presenting the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
Meanwhile,“General Hospital’s” Kristen Alderson (Kiki Jerome) and Lindsey Morgan (Kristina Davis), as well as “Y&R’s” Hunter King (Summer Newman), will be presenting the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.
As a refresher, here are the nominees in both categories:
OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
- Susan Flannery (Stephanie Forrester, “B&B”)
- Peggy McCay (Caroline Brady, “DAYS”)
- Michelle Stafford (Phyllis Summers, “Y&R”)
- Heather Tom (Katie Logan, “B&B”)
OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
- Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott, “Y&R”)
- Doug Davidson (Paul Williams, “Y&R”)
- Michael Muhney (Adam Newman, “Y&R”)
- Jason Thompson (Patrick Drake, “GH”)
To catch the ceremony, tune in to HLN this Sunday, June 16 at 8PM ET/PT.