PASADENA, CA (AP) – After two years of actuality drama and isolation because of the coronavirus pandemic, the celebs and reveals of daytime tv are gathering in particular person handy out awards on the Daytime Emmys.
Leisure Tonight’s Kevin Frazier and Neshil Turner host the awards, which return to a reside occasion at full capability on the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The 2020 model turned digital for the primary time because of COVID-19. Final yr’s present was pre-recorded with a restricted viewers.
The forty ninth Annual Awards premieres Friday at 9 p.m. ET on CBS and streams on Paramount+.
Presenters embrace Drew Barrymore, Deidre Corridor, Tamron Corridor and Cameron Matheson. Michael Bolton will sing his new tune “Beautiful World” and carry out throughout the “In Memoriam” section.
For the primary time, cleaning soap and its offshoots are pitted in opposition to one another within the class of daytime dramas. NBC’s “Days of Our Lives” goes in opposition to Peacock Streamer’s “Days of Our Lives: Beyond Salem.” Additionally among the many contenders are CBS’ “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “The Young and the Restless,” and ABC’s “General Hospital.”
“The Young and the Restless” headed to the present with 18 nominations, together with six in main performing classes. Normal Hospital received 17 nods. These are two of 4 remaining collection nonetheless airing on broadcast networks.
Pat Sajak is competing in opposition to himself and three others within the Recreation Present Host class. He was nominated for his function size work on “Wheel of Fortune” in addition to the superstar model airing on ABC.
With Ellen DeGeneres just lately retiring from her speak present, Kelly Clarkson is getting ready to tackle her mantle in addition to DeGeneres’ previous time interval. The singer may declare her third consecutive host award for an leisure speak present, and her group present is vying for her second consecutive honor.
Jennifer’s father, John Aniston, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his 37-year position as Victor Kyriakis in Days of Our Lives.
Final week’s Artistic Arts and Way of life Gala capped off with some well-known names.
Patti Silva, spouse of Bruce Springsteen, has her personal glass so as to add to the household mantel. She was an govt producer on PBS’ “Shelter Me: Soul Awakened,” which received the daytime particular.
EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) winner John Legend has added a Daytime Emmy Award as Govt Producer to PBS’ “The Black Church,” which received a short-form daytime present.
DeGeneres’ eponymous present received the writing workforce for a non-fiction collection throughout the day, incomes the comic the ultimate Daytime Emmy Award of her adorned 19-year profession.