As previously reported, the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards were announced earlier today on "Good Morning America." While not all categories were released during the ABC broadcast, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has since revealed that CBS leads all broadcast and cable networks with a total of 50 nominations in multiple categories with PBS in second place with 44 and ABC third with 38.
CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" has received a total of 15 Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award nominations during calendar year 2012. With Susan Flannery departing the series after more than 25 years portraying matriarch Stephanie Forrester on the soap, the actress received her final nomination in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Meanwhile, former co-star Katherine Kelly Lang received her first nomination in the 26 years she's portrayed Brooke Logan on the world's most popular daily drama series.
(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — "General Hospital" leads the way with 23 nominations, followed by "The Young and The Restless" with 16, "Days of our Lives" with 15. Tied with 11 nominations were "One Life to Live", "All My Children" and "The Bold and The Beautiful".OUTSTANDING DRAMAAll My ChildrenDays of Our LivesGeneral HospitalThe Young and the Restless OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES WRITING TEAMAll My ChildrenDays of Our LivesGeneral HospitalThe Young and the Restless OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES DIRECTING TEAMThe Bold and The BeautifulGeneral HospitalOne Life To LiveThe Young and the Restless OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIESCRYSTAL CHAPPELL, as Dr. Carly Manning
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