The Daytime Emmys unveiled a list of presenters in a press release this afteroon. While I’m generally quite pleased with most of the soapers who were selected, it’s kind of annoying that the only current soap star they saw fit to highlight in their list of major celebrities was Deidre Hall.
LOS ANGELES, CALIF. – April 16, 2015 – Some of the biggest and brightest stars of daytime television are scheduled to present at the 42Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards airing live on Pop on Sunday April 26 at 8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT.
The line-up of presenters will include Regis Philbin, Steve Harvey, Marie Osmond, Craig Ferguson, Deidre Hall, Nancy O’Dell, Shemar Moore and Alex Trebek. Also presenting are cast members from the four daytime soaps, including Daniel Goddard, Justin Hartley and Melissa Claire Egan of “The Young and The Restless,” Kirsten Storms and Ryan Paevey of “General Hospital,” Christopher Sean, Freddie Smith and Guy Wilson of “Days of Our Lives” and Jacob Young, Karla Mosley and Linsey Godfrey of “The Bold and the Beautiful.” Additional presenters will be announced prior to the awards show.
Hosted by Tyra Banks, the 42Annual Daytime Emmy Awards will recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast during the 2014 calendar year. This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award will honor television icon Betty White.
The 42 Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards show on Pop will be executive produced by Michael Levitt of Michael Levitt Productions with Gary Tellalian and Mike Rothman also serving as executive producers.