The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced on Thursday, April 11, that the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy® Awards will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at the Westin Bonaventure in downtown, Los Angeles, CA. The Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy® Awards honors the numerous crafts behind the many shows that grace Daytime television. The awards itself, however, is not broadcast on television.
“Just as this year’s broadcast will be a major 40th Anniversary celebration, so will our evening of honoring the Daytime Creative Arts nominees,” said David Michaels, Senior Executive Director, Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards, in a statement. “We are planning a ‘grand gala’ event this year for Creative Arts to honor the incredibly talented ‘unsung heroes’ behind the scenes without whom there would be no Daytime television shows on the air.”
The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards broadcast will follow on Sunday, June 16th, 2013, live from the Beverly Hilton’s International Ballroom. The show will be telecast by the Turner Broadcast Network on HLN. Game Show icon Monty Hall and legendary producer Bob Stewart will be honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards at the ceremony.
The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards is a presentation of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in cooperation with the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS).
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a professional service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy® Award for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime Entertainment, Daytime Creative Arts & Entertainment, Public & Community Service, and Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of more than 13, 000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the country. Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including Regional Student Television and its Student Award for Excellence for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public. For more information, please visit the website at www.emmyonline.tv