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Before taking on the Kardashians in the Hamptons later this week, "All My Children's" Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane) was in Anaheim, California on Friday, August 14 to receive her Disney Legends Award, which was presented by Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company. The awards ceremony was part of the annual D23 Expo where more than 65,000 fans of the Disney brand gathered together to celebrate the entertainment they receive from all facets of the company.
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Being in charge of a powerhouse daytime lineup and the first-run syndication arm of one of the industries biggest production houses can't compare to the world of motherhood. CBS Daytime's Angelica McDaniel, fresh from the birth of her newborn daughter with husband Brian McDaniel, Dylan Rose, took the night off to share in all the fun and the glory with her friends, family and colleagues which concluded with CBS taking home the most Emmys of any network during the combined creative arts and broadcast ceremonies.
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On Sunday, April 26, "Days of our Lives" star Freddie Smith took home his first Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of Sonny Kiriakis on the soap - the actor was previously nominated in the category in 2013. In a red carpet interview with Soap Opera Network, just before taking home the coveted trophy, the actor talked with us about reports of his upcoming departure from "DAYS" and what lies ahead for him personally and professionally.

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 1:45 PM EDT
On Friday, April 24, "The 42nd Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards" were held at the prestigious Universal Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. Hosted by Alex Trebek and Florence Henderson, the awards honored outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. during the 2014 calendar year. CBS and PBS lead the pack with 17 wins so far leading up to tonight's festivities. Among the four soaps, CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" took home 8 Emmy Awards.
While announcing additional presenters for "The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and Pop continued to tease that the awards will feature the most notable TV moments and characters voted on by fans, including Most Romantic Duo, Favorite Daytime Hottie, Favorite Talk Show Audience, Favorite OMG! Moment and Favorite Game Show Moment. But it's the mention of a reunion of two soap star legends, coupled with an item by ABC Soaps In Depth on Twitter about a "HUGE, very exciting announcement" that has our full undivided attention.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 3:11 PM EDT
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and Pop announced today additional presenters for "The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," including Tom Bergeron, Eileen Davidson, Kevin Frazier, Leeza Gibbons, Vicki Lawrence and Mario Lopez. They will be joined by the "Queens of Drama," the co-hosts of "The Talk," the co-hosts of the new lifestyle chat show "The FAB Life," and several other big stars from "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless."
"The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" will be telecast live exclusively on Pop on Sunday, April 26. Today, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and Pop announced the first round of presenters which includes cast members from "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital," "The Young and the Restless," along with personalities Nancy O'Dell, Regis Philbin, Steve Harvey, Marie Osmond, Craig Ferguson, Shemar Moore and Alex Trebek.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 1:26 PM EDT
As has been done in the past, cast and crew from CBS Daytime's "The Young and the Restless," "The Bold and the Beautiful," "The Talk," "Let's Make a Deal" and "The Price is right" are set to live tweet during or after their respective show's east coast broadcast throughout the week of April 20, leading up to the industry's biggest night - "The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," airing Sunday, April 26 on Pop, a sister network of CBS.Taking part in the live tweets are: Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood, co-hosts of "The...
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As it gears up to broadcast its first major awards telecast with the "42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" on Sunday, April 26, Pop has released the Daytime Emmy Nominee Reels for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Competing this year for the coveted trophy are Peggy McCay as Caroline Brady and Alison Sweeney as Sami Brady, respectively, on "Days of our Lives," Maura West as Ava Jerome and Laura Wright as Carly Jacks, respectively, on "General Hospital," and Gina Tognoni as Phyllis Summers on "The Young and the Restless."

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Thursday, April 9, 2015 11:00 AM EDT
As she gears up for the launch of her new nationally syndicated lifestyle talk show, "The FAB Life," in the fall, Tyra Banks has been named host of the "42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, airing live on Pop on Sunday, April 26 at 8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT, it was announced today by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and Pop. Banks has previously won two Daytime Emmy Awards for her former daytime talk show, "The Tyra Banks Show," which ran for five seasons in both national syndication and later exclusively on The CW.
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As it gears up to broadcast its first major awards telecast with the "42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" on Sunday, April 26, Pop has released the Daytime Emmy Nominee Reels for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Competing this year for the coveted trophy are Anthony Geary as Luke Spencer and Jason Thompson as Patrick Drake, respectively, on "General Hospital," and Christian Le Blanc as Michael Baldwin and Billy Miller as Billy Abbott, respectively, on "The Young and the Restless."
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As it gears up to broadcast its first major awards telecast with the "42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" on Sunday, April 26, Pop has released the Daytime Emmy Nominee Reels for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Competing this year for the coveted trophy are Scott Clifton as Liam Spencer and Jacob Young as Rick Forrester, respectively, on "The Bold and the Beautiful," Chad Duell as Michael Corinthos on "General Hospital" and Kristoff St. John as Neil Winters on "The Young and the Restless."