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As we get closer to daytime's biggest night, taking place on Sunday, May 1, the industry is abuzz today over which actors were submitted for a pre-nomination for the "The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," presented by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). With at least two actors per show for each category (exception being Supporting Actress) several of daytime television's biggest and brightest stars are looking to vie for the coveted trophy that celebrates their hard work during calendar year 2015.
Melissa Claire Egan
A panicked wife turns up her efforts to find her missing husband, this week on "The Young and the Restless." Fearing Adam (Justin Hartley) may have been kidnapped by the ruthless Santori family, Chelsea (Melissa Claire Egan) goes to Nick (Joshua Morrow) and begs him for help.

DAYTIME EMMYS: Additional Presenters Announced

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 3:11 PM EDT
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and Pop announced today additional presenters for "The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," including Tom Bergeron, Eileen Davidson, Kevin Frazier, Leeza Gibbons, Vicki Lawrence and Mario Lopez. They will be joined by the "Queens of Drama," the co-hosts of "The Talk," the co-hosts of the new lifestyle chat show "The FAB Life," and several other big stars from "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless."
"The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" will be telecast live exclusively on Pop on Sunday, April 26. Today, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and Pop announced the first round of presenters which includes cast members from "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital," "The Young and the Restless," along with personalities Nancy O'Dell, Regis Philbin, Steve Harvey, Marie Osmond, Craig Ferguson, Shemar Moore and Alex Trebek.
On Sunday, December 14, "The Young and the Restless'" Amelia Heinle (Victoria Newman), along with her new venture, will be hosting a charity event for, a non-profit whose vision is to assist cancer patients and their families discover their pathway to healing. All money raised will be donated to in honor of Amelia’s sister, Jane, who is battling cancer. Joining Heinle will be former "Y&R" co-star and real-life husband, Thad Luckinbill (ex-J.T. Hellstrom), along with current co-stars Joshua Morrow (Nicholas Newman), Eric Braeden (Victor Newman), Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman) and Jess Walton (Jill Abbott), just to name a few.
With a slew of soap weddings under her belt, a run at playing “crazy” and nearly a decade of daytime experience between “The Young and the Restless” and “All My Children,” a back-from-the-dead storyline is no big thang for “Y&R’s” Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Lawson). Except for when the back-from-the-dead character happens to be her alter ego’s kid-killing husband, and that same guy’s real-life recast happens to be one of the most talked about soap events of the year! So just how is Egan taking in all of the madness surrounding Adam’s big return from the “dead,” including the fact that the character is now being played by Justin Hartley? Soap Opera Network caught up with the actress to find out!