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The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards

Fans of former soap stars Barbara Niven (ex-Liz Coleman Reynolds, “One Life to Live,” ex-Branda Dickerson, “The Bold and the Beautiful”) and Dylan Neal (ex-Dylan Shaw, “B&B”) might be thrilled about the actors’ latest project: They’ve both been cast as series regulars alongside Andie MacDowell ((“Four Weddings and a Funeral,” “Groundhog Day”) in Hallmark Channel’s new primetime series, “Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove!”
With the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards slated to happen today (Sunday, June 16), the entire daytime industry has been abuzz with excitement and preparation. Friday's Creative Arts Emmys kicked off the weekend-long celebration, and some of soap operas biggest stars came out to support the behind-the-scenes teams responsible for bringing “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “Days of our Lives,” “General Hospital,” “One Life to Live” and “The Young and the Restless” to life! Read on for the scoop on that, as well as to find out how some are prepping for today's star-studded event!
The Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards weekend kicked off on Friday, June 14 with the annual Creative Arts Emmy Awards. CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "The Young and the Restless" are currently leading the way with five wins each, followed by "Days of our Lives" with two and "General Hospital" and "One Life to Live" tied with one each, ironically in the same category.

Stars React to the Emmy Broadcast Shakeup

Friday, June 14, 2013 5:33 PM EDT
As we previously reported, HLN, the network hosting the the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy awards, is shaking up the beloved broadcast by interviewing the winners of the top seven categories on stage immediately following their acceptance speeches! On the heels of the announcement, Soap Opera Network hit the red carpet for the Television Academy hosted Daytime Emmy Awards Nominee Reception to get a few of the stars’ takes on celebrities Giada De Laurentiis, Sheryl Underwood, Julie Chen, Sam Champion and A.J. Hammer asking the night’s biggest winners a variety of questions on air. Read on to find out whether the idea is loved — or hated!
On Monday, June 17, CBS' "The Talk" will celebrate "The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards," with a special after-party that will include appearances by several of the nights biggest winners. This marks the second consecutive year in which "The Talk" pays tribute to Daytime Emmy Award winners from across all dayparts invited to appear live on the show following their industries biggest night.
Il Volo, the Italian Opera trio, have been confirmed to perform their hit song "Mas Que Amor" during the “In Memoriam” tribute of the "40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards," which will be introduced by “The Young and the Restless’” Max Ehrich (Fenmore Baldwin), Bryton James (Devon Hamilton), Hunter King (Summer Newman), Jess Walton (Jill Foster) and Corbin Bernsen, the son of the late Jeanne Cooper. The tribute is scheduled to honor the legendary actress who died last month.
In addition to announcing more presenters for the "40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards," airing LIVE on Sunday, June 16 from 8-10:00 PM ET, HLN has also named "Good Morning America's Sam Champion and their very own A.J. Hammer and Robin Meade as hosts of the telecast. Additionally, the network has announced that Hammer will host the LIVE red carpert special "Showbiz @ The Daytime Emmys," which will lead into the awards telecast. Hammer is the host of HLN's "Showbiz Tonight" series airing Mondays through Thursdays from 11:00 PM - midnight, ET.