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Everyone loves a comeback, and it’s no different in the case of the rumor that the Queen of Soaps, Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane, “All My Children”), managed to get Sarah Michelle Gellar (ex-Kendall Hart) fired from the sudser back in the 90s. Though the rumor is quite ancient in the daytime industry, it’s getting a second life on sites like Us Weekly and Perez Hilton thanks to a comment Kathy Griffin made as host of the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards live webcast on Sunday, June 22.
“The Young and the Restless’” Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman) may be busy creating drama in Genoa City and preparing for her upcoming real life nuptials to fiancé Matt Katrosar, but she’s still managing to squeeze in time to meet fans and simultaneously save sick animals!
Opinions regarding the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Award show have been mixed, but opinions regarding the four women that the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences hired to host the red carpet pre-show remain the same across the board: The foursome are being criticized as being amateurish and downright offensive.

Kimberly McCullough Returning to ‘GH!’

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014 1:59 PM EDT
Tongues were left wagging after “General Hospital” star Kimberly McCullough (ex-Robin Scorpio) tweeted out a photo of a script on Sunday night along with the tease: “A day in the life of a soap actor. Say ‘soap-y’ I dare you.” Was it a “GH” script? Did the tweet mean she was returning to Port Charles?
Within all of the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Award news comes the exciting announcement that “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Linsey Godfrey (Caroline Spencer) and “The Young and the Restless’” Robert Adamson (Noah Newman) have welcomed their new baby girl into the world!
Once again proving that its at the top of the heap when it comes to daytime, CBS swept the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy awards with 13 drama related wins, leading all networks. “The Young and the Restless” took home a combined total of nine wins during the Creative Arts Emmy Awards and the Emmy Awards, while “The Bold and the Beautiful” managed to snag four. NBC’s “Days of our Lives” took home three Emmy awards, while ABC’s “General Hospital” garnered two. Meanwhile, Toln.com’s “All My Children” won three awards, while “One Life to Live” took home three, as well.
Last night, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences officially announced the winners of the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards in a star-studded gala at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles. Soap Opera Network live blogged during the exciting event, but we also wanted to bring you a comprehensive list of the night's big winners. Read on to find out who took home the drama related golden statues!

DAYTIME EMMYS: LIVE Blogging 41st Online Telecast

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Sunday, June 22, 2014 8:07 PM EDT
Kathy Griffin, who is hosting this year's kudocast, opened the show telling everyone to "work bitch" with music set to Britney Spears' song of the same now, proving cursing is okay for an online telecast not needing commercials. She added an "F" bomb soon after that. Kathy also talked about how crappy last year's awards was.
As almost every daytime performer will tell you, the unsung heroes of the business are most definitely the behind-the-scenes crew members who work day in and day out at perfecting the music, lighting, scripts, direction, hair, makeup and other aspects that go into making the daytime industry the spectacular business that it is. Tonight, these talented artists were honored at the 41st Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, held at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. And while Soap Opera Network live blogged during the ceremony, we also wanted to bring you a comprehensive list of the night’s biggest winners! Read on to get the full scoop, which is the first big lead up to the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards that will be live streamed on Sunday, June 22!