Daytime Emmy Awards nominees announced

Ellen DeGeneres has picked up 8 nominations for the Daytime Emmy Awards announced today.

The talk show host leads the nominations for entertainment shows ahead of daytime rivals The View and Oprah.

Meanwhile in the drama stakes, General Hospital leads with a mammoth 18 nominations, followed closely by The Young and the Restless with 16, Sesame Street with 14, and As The World Turns and One Life To Life with 13 apiece.

Here are the key categories:

OUTSTANDING DAYTIME DRAMA SERIES

• The Bold and the Beautiful

• The Young and the Restless

• General Hospital

• All My Children

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

• Crystal Chappell, Guiding Light

• Michelle Stafford, The Young and the Restless

• Maura West, As the World Turns

• Sarah Brown, General Hospital

• Bobbie Eakes, All My Children

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

• Peter Bergman, The Young and the Restless

• Jon Lindstrom, As the World Turns

• Michael Park, As the World Turns

• Doug Davidson, The Young and the Restless

• James Scott, Days of Our Lives

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW — ENTERTAINMENT

• Rachael Ray

• Live With Regis and Kelly

• The Ellen DeGeneres Show

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW – INFORMATIVE

• Dr. Phil

• The Doctors

• The Dr. Oz Show

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW HOST

• Rachael Ray, Rachael Ray

• Bonnie Hunt, The Bonnie Hunt Show

• Dr. Mehmet Oz , The Dr. Oz Show

• Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa, Live With Regis and Kelly

• Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Sherri Shepherd and Barbara Walters, The View

 

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