‘The 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards’ Nominations: Complete Drama List

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Nominations for “” were announced yesterday and NBC’s “” led all programs with 27 nominations overall, the most it’s ever received in a single year, the most of any daytime program this year and the most for a daytime drama series this year. It received two more nominations this year than it did last year. “General Hospital” came in a close second place with 25 nominations, one less than it had last year.

“The Young and the Restless” received 20 nominations, five less than it received last year, while “The Bold and the Beautiful” received just 12 nominations. Last year, the half-hour soap received 19 nominations.

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“We are very excited today to announce the nominees for the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards,” said, Adam Sharp, President & CEO of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), in a statement released yesterday. “We look forward to a grand celebration honoring the best of Daytime television both in front of the camera and behind as we return for the third year in a row to the classic Pasadena Civic Auditorium.”

“The incredible level of talent and craft reflected in our nominees continues to show the growing impact of Daytime television and the incredible diversity of programming the viewing audience has to choose from,” said, Executive Director, Daytime, Brent Stanton. “With the help of some outstanding new additions to our staff, Rachel Schwartz and Lisa Armstrong, and the continued support of Luke Smith and Christine Chin, we have handled another record-breaking number of entries this year. Many thanks to our hundreds of great judges, who through their hard work and dedication, have come up with a stellar list of nominees that exemplify the best in Daytime!”

What follows is a breakdown of the complete list of drama nominees:

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominees:

  • Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos, “General Hospital”)
  • Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott, “The Young and the Restless”)
  • Tyler Christopher (Stefan DiMera, “Days of our Lives”)
  • Billy Flynn (Chad DiMera, “Days of our Lives”)
  • Jon Lindstrom (Ryan/Kevin Collins, General Hospital”)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominees:

  • Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy Forrester, “The Bold and the Beautiful”)
  • Marci Miller (Abigail Deveraux DiMera, “Days of our Lives”)
  • Heather Tom (Katie Logan, “The Bold and the Beautiful”)
  • Maura West (Ava Jerome, “General Hospital”)
  • Laura Wright (Carly Corinthos, “General Hospital”)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominees:

  • Kassie DePaiva (Eve Donovan, “Days of our Lives”)
  • Linsey Godfrey (Sarah Horton, “Days of our Lives”)
  • Martha Madison (Belle Black, “Days of our Lives”)
  • Beth Maitland (Traci Abbott, “The Young and the Restless”)
  • Mishael Morgan (Hilary Curtis, “The Young and the Restless”)
  • Vernee Watson (Stella Henry, “General Hospital”)
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Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nominees:

  • Max Gail (Mike Corbin, “General Hospital”)
  • Bryton James (Devon Hamilton, “The Young and the Restless, CBS”)
  • Eric Martsolf (Brady Black, “Days of our Lives, NBC”)
  • Greg Rikaart (Leo Stark, “Days of our Lives, NBC”)
  • Dominic Zamprogna (Dante Falconeri, “General Hospital”)

Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series Nominees:

  • Lucas Adams (Tripp Dalton, “Days of our Lives”)
  • William Lipton (Cameron Webber, “General Hospital”)
  • Kyler Pettis (Theo Carver, “Days of our Lives”)
  • Garren Stitt (Oscar Nero, General Hospital”)
  • Zach Tinker (Fenmore Baldwin, “The Young and the Restless”)

Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series Nominees:

  • Hayley Erin (Kiki Jerome, “General Hospital”)
  • Olivia Rose Keegan (Claire Brady, “Days of our Lives”)
  • Victoria Konefal (Ciara Brady, “Days of our Lives”)
  • Chloe Lanier (Nelle Benson, “General Hospital”)
  • Eden McCoy (Josslyn Jacks, “General Hospital”)

Outstanding Daytime Drama Series Nominees:

  • “The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)
  • “Days of our Lives” (NBC)
  • “General Hospital” (ABC)
  • “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)
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Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series Nominees:

  • Philip Anthony-Rodriguez (Miguel Garcia, “Days of our Lives”)
  • Patricia Bethune (Nurse Mary Pat, “General Hospital”)
  • Wayne Brady (Dr. Reese Buckingham, “The Bold and the Beautiful”)
  • Kate Mansi (Abigail Deveraux, “Days of our Lives”)
  • Thaao Penghlis (Andre DiMera Days of our Lives”)

Outstanding Writing Team for a Drama Series Nominees:

  • “The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)
  • “Days of our Lives” (NBC)
  • “General Hospital” (ABC)
  • “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

Outstanding Directing Team for a Drama Series Nominees:

  • “The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)
  • “Days of our Lives” (NBC)
  • “General Hospital” (ABC)
  • “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series Nominees:

  • “Days of our Lives” (NBC)
  • “General Hospital” (ABC)
  • “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

Outstanding Art Direction/Set Direction/Scenic Design for a Drama Series Nominees:

  • “Days of our Lives” (NBC)
  • “General Hospital” (ABC)
  • “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

Outstanding Lighting Direction for a Drama Series Nominees:

  • “Days of our Lives” (NBC)
  • “General Hospital” (ABC)
  • “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

Outstanding Technical Team for a Drama Series Nominees:

  • “The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)
  • “General Hospital” (ABC)
  • “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

Outstanding Multiple Camera Editing for a Drama Series Nominees:

  • “Days of our Lives” (NBC)
  • “General Hospital” (ABC)
  • “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

Outstanding Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing for a Drama Series Nominees:

  • “The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)
  • “General Hospital” (ABC)
  • “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

Outstanding Music Direction and Composition for a Drama Series Nominees:

  • “Days of our Lives” (NBC)
  • “General Hospital” (ABC)
  • “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

Outstanding Costume Design for a Drama Series Nominees:

  • “The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)
  • “Days of our Lives” (NBC)
  • “General Hospital” (ABC)
  • “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

Outstanding Hairstyling for a Drama Series Nominees:

  • “The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)
  • “Days of our Lives” (NBC)
  • “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

Outstanding Makeup for a Drama Series Nominees:

  • “The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)
  • “Days of our Lives” (NBC)
  • “General Hospital” (ABC)
  • “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

Outstanding Daytime Promotional Announcement – Brand Image Campaign – Network or Program Nominees:

  • “Black History Month Campaign” (Nickelodeon)
  • “DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free” – Seasons 5 and 7 (Netflix)
  • Nickelodeon – Pride Month (Nickelodeon)
  • “Women’s History Month Campaign” (Nickelodeon)
  • “The Young and the Restless” – 45th Anniversary (CBS)

Outstanding Original Song Nominees:

  • “You’re the One” (“The Bold and the Beautiful,” CBS)
  • “Goodbye” (“Days of our Lives,” NBC)
  • “Beat of Your Heart” (“Giants,” YouTube.com)
  • “More Love” (“Giants,” YouTube.com)
  • “We Believe” (“92nd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,” NBC)
  • “How Could A Lie Feel So True” (“The Young and the Restless,”  CBS)

“The 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards” are scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 5 from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, CA. On Friday, May 3, the Creative Arts Daytime Emmys, honoring outstanding achievement in the technical aspects for daytime television programs broadcast from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. during the 2018 calendar year, will also take place from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.

“The 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards” is a presentation of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Both of this year’s shows will be led by Executive Producer, David Michaels, SVP, Daytime (NATAS) and Executive Producer, David Parks, Ignition Entertainment.