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Live Blogging the Nominations (Keep checking back as we post all the nominations) - Last updated 5:27 PM ET( -- You may not have known that "The Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards," which airs this year on CBS, only honors the mainstream categories such as acting, writing, directing and show in order to fill in enough time during the two-hour broadcast that also finds time to honor talk shows, game shows, and court room based programming, among the numerous programs aired on daytime television. For those that remain nameless and faceless to the average viewer, "The Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Awards" puts the spotlight on the behind the scenes individuals that make your favorite stars look their best. From what your favorite actor wears on TV everyday while in character, to how they look on screen and, more importantly, whether they even get a chance to be seen on...
Live Blogging the Nominations The Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Award Nominees - Last updated 4:47 PM ET( -- As promised, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) along with the CBS Television Network announced the nominees for "The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" early this morning. Leading the nominations was ABC's "General Hospital" with 21 in total. "GH" was followed up by CBS' "The Young and the Restless" with 20 nominations, "The Bold and the Beautiful" with 14, and canceled soaps "All My Children" with 13 and "One Life to Live" with 12. "Days of our Lives" had 6 nominations, while canceled "As The World Turns" received 4 nominations. PBS led all television networks with a total of 57 nominations, though ABC closely followed and led the broadcast networks with its combination of soaps and talk show "The View" receiving 56 nominations. Although it was led by...

AMC Video Sneak Peek: Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 3:10 AM EDT
( — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Pine Valley drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Wednesday's episode of "All My Children," courtesy of Scott and Madison discuss their relationship. Ryan and Greenlee talk. And David expresses an interest in Greenlee.  All My ChildrenSneak Peek

OLTL Video Sneak Peek: Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 3:05 AM EDT
( — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Llanview drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Wednesday's episode of "One Life to Live," courtesy of Tess loses control to Wes, much to Brody and Cutter's horror. Cristian and Rama get better acquainted. And Clint discusses his condition with his doctor.One Life to LiveSneak Peek

GH Video Sneak Peek: Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 3:00 AM EDT
( — Here's a glimpse at tomorrow's Port Charles drama with a sneak peek of the first few minutes of Wednesday's episode of "General Hospital," courtesy of Patrick and Robin continue to get closer, while Lisa plots he revenge. Luke continues to drink and has a chat with Carly. And Maxie finds something in Matt's pocket.  General HospitalSneak Peek
( -- Due to a scheduling conflict, fans of Matt Cavenaugh will not be able to meet the former "One Life to Live" (ex-Mark Soloman) star in New York City as previously reported. According to representatives for the actor, the event has been canceled and there are currently no plans to reschedule. For those that have already purchased tickets, please check with Should organizers reschedule, we have been told you will be the first to know!One Life to LiveMatt Cavenaugh
( -- Fans of ABC's recently canceled "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" have set Tuesday, May 17 as their next protest day, which just happens to be the day the ABC Television Network announces its Fall 2011 Daytime and Primetime schedule to advertisers and press outlets. On this day, the network is expected to provide a preview of "The Chew" and "The Revolution," alongside the numerous pilots the network is expected to order to series for the 2011-2012 television season. "Chew" replaces "All My Children" in September while "Revolution" replaces "One Life to Live" in January 2012. More than 9 billion advertising dollars are up for grabs between ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and The CW during the upfront presentations taking place in and around New York City next week.From 2:00 - 6:00 PM ET, fans of the two canceled soaps will be outside New York's famous...

Emmy Day is Wednesday for CBS and NATAS

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 3:12 PM EDT
( -- Wednesday, May 11, is one of the most important days in daytime television as the day marks the announcement of nominees for "The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" airing Live on CBS on Sunday, June 19. Soap Opera Network has learned that the official announcement will be made tomorrow morning promptly at 9:00 AM ET through a joint press release from the CBS Television Network and the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).As previously reported, the "38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" will air from 8:00 to 10:00 PM ET/PT (live on the east coast, recorded for the west coast) on CBS for the second consecutive year after the awards program was on the verge of going without home in 2010. The show had aired consistently on ABC, CBS and NBC until 2004, which was the last year NBC broadcast the awards show. Citing low ratings...

Inside The Writers Room: May Edition

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 12:30 PM EDT
( -- There's just one staff writer change for the May edition.Script Writer David Cherrill is leaving the writing staff of "Days of our Lives."  He's been with the show since late 2008.For discussion, please join us the Writers/Directors Thread.Days of our LivesComings & GoingsDavid Cherrill
( -- In the latest issue of Soap Opera Digest, the publication reports that multiple insiders have confirmed the news that legions of "All My Children" fans have been hoping to hear since April 2010. The power's that be at the 41-year old daytime serial are eager to lure back David Canary and Julia Barr to the canvas for a run before shop closes at ABC. Canary, a five-time Daytime Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Lead Actor, joined the cast of "AMC" in 1983 as tycoon Adam Chandler. The male equal to Erica Kane (Susan Lucci), Adam would quickly become one of "AMC's" most iconic characters. In 1984, Canary ushered in Adam's better half Stuart Chandler. The 72-year old actor remained on the show until his retirement. He last aired in April 2010. Prior to his more than a quarter of a century of delighting ABC Daytime fans, Canary was...