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.”
On Sunday, June 16, during “The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards,” CBS’ “The Bold and the Beautiful” took home the Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team.
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 >>
Davidson’s win marks his first in this category and first Emmy Award overall. Davidson joined the cast of “Y&R” in 1978 as the investigative Paul Williams.
Massey won his first Emmy Award in 2012 for his portrayal of Will Horton on “Days of our Lives.” He is the first of three actors from the near 48 year history of the NBC Daytime drama series to win for a second time in this category. Darin Brooks won in 2009 for his portrayal of Max Brady and Billy Warlock won in 1988 for his portrayal of Frankie Brady.
On Sunday, June 16, during “The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards,” Kristen Alderson took home the Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Starr Manning on “General Hospital.”