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06.23.2020

PRESENTERS, SPECIAL APPEARANCES AND ON-AIR CATEGORIES ANNOUNCED FOR THE “47TH ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS,” AIRING JUNE 26 ON CBS

Presenters, special appearances and on-air categories have been announced for the 47th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS, to be broadcast Friday, June 26 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. As previously announced, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba and Marie Osmond, the hosts of CBS’ Daytime Emmy® Award-winning show THE TALK, will host the broadcast.

Presenters and other stars scheduled to appear include Gayle King (CBS THIS MORNING), Kelsey Grammer (“Light as a Feather,” “Cheers,” “Frasier”), Melody Thomas Scott (THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS), Kathie Lee Gifford (“Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee,” “Today Show”), Cookie Monster (“Sesame Street”), Scott Evans (“Access Hollywood”), Patrika Darbo (“Studio City,” “Days of our Lives,” THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL), Kevin Frazier (ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT), Wayne Brady (LET’S MAKE A DEAL, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL), Michael Strahan (“Good Morning America,” “GMA3,” “Strahan, Sara & Keke”), James Reynolds (“Days of our Lives”), Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL), Maurice Benard (“General Hospital”), Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest (“Live with Kelly and Ryan”), Nate Burleson (EXTRA), Sunny Hostin (“The View”) and Eric Braeden (THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS).

The 47th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS will feature awards being presented virtually in leading categories, with recipients and other special guests appearing from home in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Categories scheduled for the CBS broadcast include:

Outstanding Drama Series

Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Outstanding Entertainment News Show

Outstanding Writing Team for a Drama Series

Outstanding Digital Drama Series

Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host

Outstanding Game Show Host

Outstanding Game Show

Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series

Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show

Outstanding Informative Talk Show

Outstanding Younger Performer in a Drama Series

Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program

Outstanding Special Class Special

Outstanding Culinary Series

Outstanding Morning Show

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Additional categories will be announced on the Daytime Emmys’ social media accounts simultaneously with the CBS broadcast, with some immediately following the broadcast and others streamed in separate virtual ceremonies on July 19 and July 26. More details and information regarding the streaming ceremonies will be announced at a future date by NATAS.

The Daytime Emmy® Awards have recognized outstanding achievement in daytime television programming since 1974. The awards are presented to individuals and programs broadcast between 2:00 AM and 6:00 PM, as well as certain categories of digital and syndicated programming of similar content. This year’s awards honor content from more than 2,700 submissions that originally premiered in calendar-year 2019, judged by a pool of 1,000 peer professionals from across the television industry.

The 47th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS is produced by NATAS and Associated Television International (ATI), which previously produced Daytime Emmy® Award ceremonies on The CW in 2009 and on CBS in 2010 and 2011. Adam Sharp and Steve Ulrich are executive producers from NATAS, while David McKenzie is executive producer and director from ATI.

ABOUT NATAS

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a 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® Awards for News & Documentary, Sports, and Daytime television programming, as well as achievements in television Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of more than 18,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the United States Beyond awards, NATAS provides extensive educational programs through its Foundation, including regional and national scholarships and Student Production Awards.

RATING: To Be Announced

CHEAT TWEET: Presenters and on-air categories announced for the 47th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS, hosted by the ladies of @TheTalkCBS on Friday, June 26 8pm ET/PT on #CBS https://bit.ly/2YVOREY

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