Awards

  • Nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards Announced

    ATAS/NATAS
    ATAS/NATAS
    The anticipation leading up to the announcement of the 65th Primetime Emmy awards has been building for weeks, and “Breaking Bad’s” Aaron Paul and “How I Met Your Mother’s” Neil Patrick Harris finally made the official list public this morning. Watch the video below, or read on for the full list from Soap Opera Network detailing who’s in the running for the coveted golden statues!
  • CORRECTION: N.A.T.A.S. Revises Emmy Counts; ‘B&B’ Upped to 16 Nominations and ‘Y&R’ Now With 24 Noms

    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
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    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (previously incorrectly indicated by us as The National Association of Television Arts & Sciences) announced today that both CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "The Young and the Restless" have received additional nominations for the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards. The category that bumped both soaps up in total counts was Outstanding Original Song for a Drama Series, which previously listed one song for "General Hospital" and one song for "Y&R" when nominations were first announced on Wednesday, May 1.
  • ‘Y&R’ Wins 2013 Writers Guild Award

    ‘Y&R’ Wins 2013 Writers Guild Award

    At the 2013 Writers Guild Awards, "The Young and The Restless" beat out "Days of our Lives" and "One Life To Live" for their fifth win. The show previously won in 2003, 2006, 2008, and 2010.

  • Jill Mitwell Wins DGA Award for Direction of ‘OLTL’ Finale Episode

    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Disney/ABC Television Group
    During tonight's 65th Annual DGA Awards Dinner, held at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles, "One Life to Live's" Jill Mitwell beat out "General Hospital's" Larry Carpenter, Scott McKinsey and William Ludel and "Days of our Live's" director Albert Alarr in the category of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials. Mitwell won for her direction of the episode "Between Heaven and Hell," which aired during "OLTL's" final week on television (week of January 9, 2012). Coincidently, the title of the episode is based on the fact that prior to its 43-year run on ABC, which began July 15, 1968, “One Life to Live” was initially titled “Between Heaven and Hell.”
  • DGA Awards Nominees Announced: CBS Soaps Snubbed; ‘OLTL’ (ABC Version) Nominated for Final Time

    Directors Guild of America
    Directors Guild of America
    Nominees for the 65th Annual DGA Awards were announced earlier this week with "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital" and "One Life to Live" representing the category of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials for calendar year 2012. CBS soaps "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "The Young and the Restless" were the only daytime dramas without a nomination in the category. "General Hospital" dominated with nominations for directors Larry Carpenter, Scott McKinsey and William Ludel all getting recognition. Jill Mitwell received her ninth directing nomination for the "One Life to Live" episode entitled "Between Heaven and Hell," which aired during the soaps final week on television. Coincidently, the title of the episode is based on the fact that prior to its 43-year run began in 1968, "One Life to Live" was initially titled "Between Heaven and Hell." Albert Alarr was nominated for episode #11,895, which was the episode following the aftermath of explosions that found several of Salem's citizens in life-threatening situations. It was also the episode that found the drama series returning from a 2-week break while NBC broadcast the Summer Olympic games from London.
  • Coming Soon: Airhog Awards 2012

    Soap Opera Network
    Soap Opera Network
    Although we didn't get a chance to do one for 2011, I'm pleased to announce that with the assistance of those who've been following your favorite daytime soaps and their episode counts through out 2012, Soap Opera Network will resume its annual Airhog Awards in which daytime soap stars are ranked in order of who hogged the most airtime in daytime during each calendar year.
  • 2013 Writers Guild Awards Nominations

    Legion College
    Legion College
    The Writers Guild of America have announced the nominations for the 2013 Writers Guild Awards.  In the Daytime Drama category, “Days Of Our Lives,” “One Life To Live,” and “The Young and The Restless” were nominated.  Winners will be determined on February 17, 2013.
  • ABC Announces Hosts of ‘Emmys Red Carpet Live’

    Photo Credit: Lou Rocco/ABC
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    Photo Credit: Lou Rocco/ABC
    Sunday, September 23 marks ABC's turn to host the "The Primetime Emmy Awards" (now in its 64th year) and in honored tradition the network will also be airing the pre-show, "Emmys Red Carpet Live." This year the red carpet festivities will be hosted by the network's Josh Elliott and Lara Spencer ("Good Morning America" and "Good Afternoon America"), Chris Harrison ("The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette") and Clinton Kelly ("The Chew").
  • The 2010 Daytime Airhog Awards

    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Who hogged the most airtime in all of 2010? Steve Burton slips out of the number one slot due to competition from a relatively new co-star's record-breaking year.
  • The 2009 Daytime Airhog Awards

    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Who hogged the most airtime in all of 2009? After years of coming in second to his female counterparts, did "General Hospital's" Steve Burton edge out the competition in 2009?