DAYTIME EMMY REELS: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominees (2015)

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As it gears up to broadcast its first major awards telecast with the “42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards” on Sunday, April 26, Pop has released the Daytime Emmy Nominee Reels for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Competing this year for the coveted trophy are Peggy McCay as Caroline Brady and Alison Sweeney as Sami Brady, respectively, on “Days of our Lives,” Maura West as Ava Jerome and Laura Wright as Carly Jacks, respectively, on “General Hospital,” and Gina Tognoni as Phyllis Summers on “The Young and the Restless.”

With her third overall nomination since joining “DAYS” in 1983, Peggy McCay is hoping to make her second nomination in the Lead Actress category a winning one. Meanwhile, former co-star Alison Sweeney bagged her first nomination ever after nearly 22-years on the soap. She left “DAYS” in 2014. A previous winner in Supporting Actress for her role on “Guiding Light,” Gina Tognoni received her first ever nomination in Lead Actress after joining “Y&R” in August 2014. Maura West and Laura Wright are previous winners in the category; West for her role on “As The World Turns” and Wright for her role on “GH.”

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Below are the official reels each actor submitted that brought them this far in the competition:

Peggy McCay – Daytime Emmy Nominee Reel

Alison Sweeney – Daytime Emmy Nominee Reel

Gina Tognoni – Daytime Emmy Nominee Reel

Maura West – Daytime Emmy Nominee Reel

Laura Wright – Daytime Emmy Nominee Reel

To find out who wins, tune into Pop on Sunday, April 26 at 8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT. Check local listings for channel number.