Kelly Ripa, Regis Philbin Among Nominees of 39th Annual DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS

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This morning, NBC's Today Show revealed the nominations for the 39th annual Daytime Emmy Awards. ABC received 56 nominations, ahead of PBS (51), syndication (46), Nickelodeon (40), CBS (33), and NBC (24). General Hospital's 23 nominations topped Sesame Street (16), The Young And The Restless (16), Days Of Our Lives (15), and The Ellen Degeneres Show(12). National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Chairman Malachy Wienges says that negotiations are still taking place to have the June 23 awards telecast. The awards are presented by NATAS in cooperation with the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Here are the nominees in the main categories:

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
All My Children
Days of Our Lives
General Hospital
The Young and the Restless

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Crystal Chappell, Days of Our Lives
Debbie Morgan, All My Children
Erika Slezak, One Life to Live
Heather Tom, The Bold and the Beautiful
Laura Wright, General Hospital

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Maurice Bernard, General Hospital
Anthony Geary, General Hospital
John McCook, The Bold and the Beautiful
Darnell Williams, All My Children
Robert S. Woods, One Life to Live

OUTSTANDING MORNING PROGRAM
Today Show
Good Morning America

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW/INFORMATIVE
Anderson
The Dr. Oz Show
The Doctors

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW HOST
Anderson Cooper, Anderson
Dr. Mehmet Oz, The Dr. Oz Show
Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa, Live with Regis and Kelly
Rachael Ray, Rachael Ray
Co-hosts of the Doctors

To view the full list click here.

About the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences:

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences was founded in 1955. It is 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, Sports, Daytime, Public Service and Technology.

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, Technology & Engineering, and Business & Financial Reporting. Regional Emmy® Awards are given in 19 regions across the United States. NATAS also presents the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Global Media Awards™ which recognizes excellence in the world-wide intersection of digital entertainment and technology. Emmy® Awards given out for primetime programming are presented by our sister organization, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS). Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including Regional Student Television Awards for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public.

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