2011 Daytime Emmy Award nominations: 'General Hospital' leads with 21

general-hospital.jpgThe 38th annual Daytime Emmy Award nominations were announced Wednesday (May 11). Long-running soap opera "General Hospital" leads all nominated shows with 21, followed closely by "The Young and the Restless" with 20.

The recently-canceled soaps "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" received 13 and 12 nominations, respectively. The most nominated non-soap opera was long-time children's program "Sesame Street" with 16, followed by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" with 12. PBS led all networks with 57 nominations, though ABC was right on its heels with 56.

The awards show, hosted by "Let's Make a Deal" host Wayne Brady, will be broadcast live from Las Vegas on June 19, 2011. Game show hosts Alex Trebek and Pat Sajak will both receive lifetime achievement awards.

Here is a list of the major categories:

OUTSTANDING DAYTIME DRAMA SERIES

    * "The Bold and the Beautiful" (CBS)
    * "The Young and the Restless" (CBS)
    * "All My Children" (ABC)
    * "General Hospital" (ABC)

 OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

    * Susan Flannery, as Stephanie Forrester, "The Bold and the Beautiful," (CBS)
    * Michelle Stafford, as Phyllis Summers, "The Young and the Restless," (CBS)
    * Colleen Zenk, as Barbara Ryan, "As the World Turns," (CBS)
    * Alicia Minshew, as Kendall Slater, "All My Children," (ABC)
    * Debbi Morgan, as Angie Hubbard, "All My Children," (ABC)
    * Laura Wright, as Carly Corinthos Jacks, "General Hospital," (ABC)

 OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES


    * Christian LeBlanc, as Michael Baldwin, "The Young and the Restless," (CBS)
    * Michael Park, as Jack Snyder, "As the World Turns," (CBS)
    * Maurice Benard, as Sonny Corinthos, "General Hospital," (ABC)
    * Ricky Paull Goldin, as Jack Martin, "All My Children," (ABC)
    * James Scott, as EJ DiMera, "Days of Our Lives," (NBC)

 OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES


    * Melissa Claire Egan, as Annie Chandler, "All My Children," (ABC)
    * Julie Pinson, as Janet Ciconne, "As the World Turns," (CBS)
    * Heather Tom, as Katie Logan Spencer, "The Bold and the Beautiful," (CBS)
    * Nancy Lee Grahn, as Alexis Davis, "General Hospital," (ABC)
    * Bree Williamson, as Jessica Brennan, "One Life to Live," (ABC)
    * Tricia Cast, as Nina Webster, "The Young and the Restless," (CBS)

 OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES


    * Jonathan Jackson, as Lucky Spencer, "General Hospital," (ABC)
    * Jason Thompson, as Patrick Drake, "General Hospital," (ABC)
    * Brian Kerwin, as Charlie Banks, "One Life to Live," (ABC)
    * Doug Davidson, as Paul Williams, "The YOung and the Restless," (CBS)
    * Billy Miller, as Billy Abbott, "The Young and the Restless," (CBS)
 
OUTSTANDING YOUNGER ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

    * Brittany Allen, as Maisa Chandler, "All My Children," (ABC)
    * Lexi Ainsworth, as Kristina Corinthos David, "General Hospital," (ABC)
    * Emily O'Brien, as Jana Hawkes, "The Young and the Restless," (CBS)
 
OUTSTANDING YOUNGER ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

    * Scott Clifton, as William Spencer III, "The Bold and the Beautiful," (CBS)
    * Chandler Massey, as Will Horton, "Days of Our Lives," (NBC)
    * Chad Duell, as Michael Corinthos, "General Hospital," (ABC)
 
OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW -- ENTERTAINMENT

    * "Rachael Ray," (syndicated)
    * "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," (syndicated)
    * "Live with Regis and Kelly," (syndicated)
    * "The View," (ABC)

 OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW - INFORMATIVE

    * "Dr. Phil," (syndicated)
    * "The Doctors," (syndicated)
    * "The Dr. Oz Show," (syndicated)

 OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW HOST

    * Rachael Ray - "Rachael Ray," (syndicated)
    * Dr. Travis Stork, Dr. Andrew Ordon, Dr. Jim Sears, Dr. Lisa Masterson - "The Doctors," (syndicated)
    * Dr. Mehmet Oz - "The Dr. Oz Show," (syndicated)
    * Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa - "Live With Regis and Kelly," (syndicated)
    * Sherri Shepherd, Barbara Walters, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Joy Behar, Whoopi Goldberg - "The View," (ABC)

  OUTSTANDING GAME SHOW HOST

    * Ben Bailey, "Cash Cab," (Disocvery)
    * Todd Newton, "Family Game Night," (The Hub)
    * Wayne Brady, "Let's Make a Deal," (CBS)
    * Meredith Vieira, "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?," (syndicated)

OUTSTANDING GAME/AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION SHOW

    * "Cash Cab," (Discovery)
    * "Jeopardy," (syndicated)
    * "The Price is Right," (CBS)
    * "Wheel of Fortune," (ABC)

OUTSTANDING LEGAL/COURTROOM PROGRAM

    * "Divorce Court," (syndicated)
    * "Judge Judy," (syndicated)
    * "Judge Pirro," (syndicated)
    * "The People's Court," (syndicated)
    * "Swift Justice with Nancy Grace," (syndicated)

OUTSTANDING LIFESTYLE PROGRAM

 
   * "How Do I Look?," (Style)
    * "The Martha Stewart Show," (Hallmark)
    * "My Generation," (PBS)
    * "The Nate Berkus Show," (Syndicated)
   
OUTSTANDING PERFORMER IN AN ANIMATED PROGRAM


    * Bill Farmer, as Goofy, "Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse," (Disney)
    * Danny Jacobs, as King Julien, "Penguines of Madagascar," Nickelodeon)
    * Tom McGrath, as Skipper, "Penguines of Madagascar," (Nickelodeon)
    * Martin Short, as the Cat in the Hat, "The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!," (PBS)
    * Steven Tyler, as The Mad Hatter, "The Wonder Pets!," (Nickelodeon)

 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD


    * Pat Sajak
    * Alex Trebek

Photo/Video credit: ABC
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