CNN’s Jake Tapper (“The Lead with Jake Tapper“) is scheduled to appear in an upcoming episode of The OnLine Network‘s “All My Children,” it was announced today. The journalist will appear in the Monday, August 19 episode as TV investigative reporter Spencer Phillips.
The top winners from yesterday’s 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards most likely partied hard in celebration of their wins last night, but that didn’t stop them from showing up on today’s episode of CBS’ “The Talk,” to dish about the exciting event! Soap Opera Network attended the taping, and we’ve brought you some of the highlights from the special Emmy-themed show. Enjoy!
On Sunday, June 16, during “The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards,” NBC’s “Days of our Lives” won its first Outstanding Drama Series Emmy Award in 35 years. The last time the show won in this category was in 1978! In addition to the drama series Emmy, “DAYS” also won for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (Chandler Massey as “Will Horton”), Outstanding Live & Direct to Tape Sound Mixing for a Drama Series (Zoli Osaze, Re-recording Mixer; Roger Cortes, Production Mixer; Jacqueline Frazier, Hector Sarabia, Harry Young, Boom Operators) and Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series (Terry James, Stunt Coordinator).
EXCLUSIVE: Corbin Bernsen (Henry Spencer, “Psych“; ex-Father Todd Williams, “The Young and the Restless“; ex-John Durant, “General Hospital“), who helped introduce the In Memoriam segment at “The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards” chats with Soap Opera Network on the passing of his mother, Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor, “Y&R”), and the tribute episode celebrating her life and career produced by CBS last month and why she will always be remembered.
EXCLUSIVE: On Sunday, June 16, Soap Opera Network had the distinct pleasure of speaking with actress Jen Lilley during “The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards” about her joining NBC’s rejuvenated “Days of our Lives.” The actress gives us a brief tease into her character and talks about her time on “General Hospital” as Maxie Jones!
Going into Sunday’s Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards telecast, the Disney/ABC Television Group was the most honored television group with 50 nominations covering all genres including talk shows (“The View,” “Katie” and “Live with Kelly and Michael”), game shows (“Who Wants to Be A Millionaire”), soap operas (“General Hospital” and “One Life to Live“), amongst many others. By the end of the big night however, the combined television group went home with 11 statues (two during broadcast and nine from the Creative Arts on Friday).
Going into Sunday’s Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards telecast, CBS Daytime was the most honored network with 51 nominations. By the end of the night, the network went home with 21 statues (eight during broadcast and 13 from creative arts on Friday) covering all genres including soap operas “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “The Young and the Restless,” game shows “The Price is Right” and “Let’s Make a Deal” and talk show “The Talk.”
Led by Head Writer Bradley P. Bell, and Co-Head Writers Kay Alden and Michael Minnis, the Emmy winning writing team consisted of writers Patrick Mulcahey, Tracey Ann Kelly, Rex M. Best, John F. Smith, Adam Dusevoir, Shannon Bradley, and Michele Val Jean.
As previously reported, Darin Brooks is joining the cast of CBS’ “The Bold and the Beautiful” in the contract role of Wyatt Fuller. CBS has released a promo highlighting the Daytime Emmy Award winner baring all for Kim Matula‘s Hope Logan.
You saw the top winners of the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Awards accept their honors on air, but guess what? Soap Opera Network went the extra mile and caught up with each and every soap opera winner to get an exclusive reaction backstage! What were they thinking when their name was called? Where will they put their gorgeous gold statue? And how will they celebrate being the top actors in their field? Read on to find out! Read More >>