As she gears up for the launch of her new nationally syndicated lifestyle talk show, "The FAB Life," in the fall, <strong>Tyra Banks</strong> has been named host of the "42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, airing live on Pop on <strong>Sunday, April 26</strong> at 8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT, it was announced today by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and Pop. Banks has previously won two Daytime Emmy Awards for her former daytime talk show, "The Tyra Banks Show," which ran for five seasons in both national syndication and later exclusively on The CW.

First announced in October of last year, Pop is ready to release their "Queens of Drama" as soap stars <strong>Lindsay Hartley</strong> (“All My Children,” “Days of Our Lives,” "Passions"), <strong>Crystal Hunt</strong> (“Guiding Light,” “One Life to Live”), <strong>Vanessa Marcil</strong> (“Las Vegas,” “General Hospital”), <strong>Chrystee Pharris</strong> (“PSNS,” "GH") and <strong>Hunter Tylo</strong> (“The Bold and The Beautiful”) are joined with special appearances by <strong>Donna Mills</strong> (“Knots Landing,” “Melrose Place” and "GH") in their new reality series debuting <strong>Sunday, April 26</strong> at 10:00 PM, ET/7:00 PM, PT, immediately following the network's exclusive live broadcast of "The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards."