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The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Pre-Nominees

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The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Pre-Nominees

By Errol Lewis

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — On Thursday, February 21, 2008, The 35th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards “In-Studio” Drama Series Performer Results were posted on the Official Emmy Award Website.

The Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards

The Performer Results are what is called the “pre-nomination” process for the Emmy Awards. Each drama series is given an opportunity to present their best actors to the academy of voters who will determine which individuals will receive an official nomination when the list is revealed in April. Each show is allowed to pre-nominate up to three actors in each category. In the case of a tie, the show is able to nominate four or more.

For your entertainment pleasure, here are the pre-nominees from each daytime drama series:

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series – Pre-Nominees

  • All My Children | Bobbie Eakes (Krystal Carey Martin) and Susan Lucci (Erica Kane)
  • As the World Turns | Martha Byrnes (Lily Snyder), Terri Colombino (Katie Peretti ) and Maura West (Carly Tenney)
  • The Bold and the Beautiful | Susan Flannery (Stephanie Forrester), Hunter Tylo (Taylor Forrester) and Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke Logan)
  • Days of our Lives | Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans) and Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady-Roberts)
  • General Hospital | Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis Davis), Megan Ward (Kate Howard) and Laura Wright (Carly Jacks)
  • Guiding Light | Crystal Chappell (Olivia Spencer), and Nicole Forester (Cassie Winslow)
  • One Life to Live | Kassie DePaiva (Blair Manning), Erika Slezak (Viki Davidson) and Robin Strasser (Dorian Lord)
  • Passions | Lindsay Hartley (Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald), Tracey Ross (Eve Russell) and McKenzie Westmore (Sheridan Crane)
  • The Young and the Restless | Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor), Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman) and Michelle Stafford (Phyllis Newman)

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Pre-Nominees

  • All My Children | David Canary (Adam/Stuart Chandler), Thorsten Kaye (Zach Slater) and Michael E. Knight (Tad Martin)
  • As the World Turns | Scott Bryce (Craig Montgomery), Jon Hensley (Holden Snyder) and Michael Park (Jack Snyder)
  • The Bold and the Beautiful | John McCook (Eric Forrester), Ronn Moss (Ridge Forrester/Marone) and Jack Wagner (Nick Marone)
  • Days of our Lives | Stephen Nichols (Steve Johnson), Thaao Penghlis (Andre/Tony DiMera), Peter Reckell (Bo Brady), James Scott (EJ DiMera)
  • General Hospital | Steve Burton (Jason Morgan), Tyler Christopher (Nikolas Cassadine) and Anthony Geary (Luke Spencer)
  • Guiding Light | Ricky Paull Goldin (Gus Aitoro), Robert Newman (Joshua Lewis) and Ron Raines (Alan Spaulding)
  • One Life to Live | Michael Easton (John McBain), Jerry verDorn (Clint Buchanan) and Robert S. Woods (Bo Buchanan)
  • The Young and the Restless | Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott), Eric Braeden (Victor Newman) and Christian LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Pre-Nominees

  • All My Children | Alicia Minshew (Kendall Slater) and Sabine Singh (Greenlee Smythe)
  • As the World Turns | Kelley Menighan Hensley (Emily Stuart), Colleen Zenk Pinter (Barbara Ryan) and Marie Wilson (Meg)
  • Bold and the Beautiful | Jennifer Gareis (Donna), Lesli Kay (Felicia) and Heather Tom (Katie)
  • Days of our Lives | Judi Evans (Bonnie Lockhart/Adrienne Johnson Kiriakis), Mary Beth Evans (Kayla Johnson) and Martha Madison (Belle Black Brady)
  • General Hospital | Carolyn Hennesy (Diane Miller), Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth Webber) and Kimberly McCullough (Robin Scorpio)
  • Guiding Light | Beth Chamberlin (Beth Bauer) Marcy Rylan (Lizzie Spaulding) and Gina Tognoni (Dinah Marler)
  • One Life to Live | Kathy Brier (Marcie McBain), Catherine Hickland (Lindsay Rappaport) and Bree Williamson (Jessica Buchanan)
  • Passions | Erin Cardillo (Esme Vanderheusen) and Melinda Sward (Pretty Crane)
  • The Young and the Restless | Tracey E. Bregman (Lauren Fenmore), Judith Chapman (Gloria Fisher) and Adrienne Frantz (Amber Moore)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Pre-Nominees

  • All My Children | Jeffrey Carlson (Zoe Luper), Billy J. Miller (Richie Novak) and Jacob Young (JR Chandler)
  • As the World Turns | Trent Dawson (Henry Coleman), Grayson McCouch (Dusty Donovan) and Austin Peck (Brad Snyder)
  • Bold and the Beautiful | William deVry (Storm Logan), Patrick Duffy (Stephen Logan), and Dax Griffin (Shane McGrath)
  • Days of our Lives | Bryan Dattilo (Lucas Roberts), Jay Kenneth Johnson (Phillip Kiriakis), and Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera)
  • General Hospital | Bradford Anderson (Damian Spinelli), Rick Hearst (Ric Lansing) and Sebastian Roche (Jerry Jacks)
  • Guiding Light | Murray Bartlett (Cyrus Foley), Jordan Clarke (Billy Lewis) and Daniel Cosgrove (Bill Lewis)
  • One Life to Live | Brian Kerwin (Charlie Banks), John-Paul Lavoisier (Rex Balsom) and Tuc Watkins (David Vickers)
  • Passions | Phillip Jeanmarie (Vincent Clarkson), Christopher Maleki (Spike Lester) and Eric Martsolf (Ethan Crane)
  • The Young and the Restless | Greg Rikaart (Kevin Fisher), Ted Shackelford (William/Jeffrey Bardwell) and Kristoff St. John (Neil Winters)

Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series – Pre-Nominees

  • All My Children | Melissa Claire Egan (Annie Lavery), Leven Rambin (Lily Montgomery/Ava Benton) and Chrishell Stause (Amanda Dillon)
  • As the World Turns | Alexandra Chando (Maddie Coleman), Jennifer Landon (Gwen Norbeck Munson) and Marnie Schulenburg (Alison Stewart)
  • The Bold and the Beautiful | MacKenzie Mauzy (Phoebe Forrester)
  • Days of our Lives | Shelley Hennig (Stephanie Johnson), Rachel Melvin (Chelsea Brady) and Kristen Renton (Morgan Hollingsworth)
  • General Hospital | Julie Marie Berman (Lulu Spencer) and Kirsten Storms (Maxie Jones-Scorpio)
  • Guiding Light | Mandy Bruno (Marina Cooper), Bonnie Dennison (Daisy Lemay) and Caitlin Van Zandt (Ashlee Wolfe)
  • One Life to Live | Kristen Alderson (Starr Manning), Farah Fath (Gigi Morasco) and Brittany Underwood (Langston Wilde)
  • Passions | Hannia Guillen (Paloma Lopez-Fitzgerald) and Danica Stewart (Jessica Bennett)
  • The Young and the Restless | Vail Bloom (Heather Stevens), Christel Khalil (Lily Winters), Emily O’Brien (Jana Hawkes) and Tammin Sursok (Colleen Carlton)

Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama SeriesPre-Nominees

  • As the World Turns | Van Hansis (Luke Snyder), Jake Silbermann (Noah Mayer) and Jesse Lee Soffer (Will Munson)
  • Days of our Lives | Blake Berris (Nick Fallon), Darin Brooks (Max Brady) and Matthew Florida (Ford Decker)
  • General Hospital | Dylan Cash (Michael Corinthos) and Josh Duhon (Logan Hayes)
  • Guiding Light | John Driscoll (Coop Bradshaw), Tom Pelphrey (Jonathan Randall) and Lawrence Saint-Victor (Remy Boudreau)
  • One Life to Live | Edward Alderson (Matthew Buchanan), Brandon Buddy (Cole Thornhart) and Jason Tam (Markko Rivera)
  • Passions | Adrian Bellani (Miguel Lopez-Fitzgerald) and Blair Redford (Miguel Lopez-Fitzgerald)
  • The Young and the Restless | Hunter Allan (Noah Newman) and Bryton McClure (Devon Hamilton/Winters)

Due to age limitations, “All My Children” and “The Bold and the Beautiful” were unable to provide an actor to pre-nominate for the “Outstanding Younger Actor” category. Last year, “AMC” pre-nominated Brent Weber (ex-Sean Montgomery) and Michael B. Jordan (ex-Reggie Montgomery). “B&B” currently does not have an actor eligible in this categeory. With a tie in place, “Days of our Lives” was able to pre-nominate four actors in the “Outstanding Lead Actor” category. “Passions” did not pre-nominate anyone in the “Outstanding Lead Actor” category. With a tie in place, “The Young and the Restless” was able to pre-nominate four actresses in the “Outstanding Younger Actress” category.

Only those actors and/or actresses who are 25 and under are eligible for the “Younger” acting categories. An actor turning 26 in 2007 was eligible for a pre-nomination until their birth date (example: John Driscoll was eligible for the category until he turned 26 on June 27, 2007).

“The 35th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards” will air Live Friday, June 20, 2008 on the ABC Television Network from the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Timeslot is to be determined.

  • The Bold and the Beautiful
  • All My Children
  • One Life to Live
  • The Young and the Restless
  • Days of our Lives
  • General Hospital
  • As The World Turns
  • Passions
  • Guiding Light

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