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  • OLTLfan
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    #425411

    http://michaelfairmansoaps.com/news/natas-daytime-emmy-rule-changes-all-my-children-one-life-to-live-eligible-to-compete-in-all-major-drama-series-categories/2013/10/24/

    It’s official. AMC and OLTL will be allowed to compete with Y&R, B&B, GH and DOOL in the drama series categories instead of the webseries categories.

    I could see OLTL get some younger acting nods and AMC has a great shot at lead noms for Debbi Morgan and Darnell Williams.

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    Alijah Purdy
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    As someone who does not even watch Soap Operas, this makes me happy. I was worried about the future of the Daytime Emmy Awards with so many soap operas being cancelled, and only 4 still on the air. But now that AMC and OLTL will be back…well it’s just a good thing.

    If they allowed online series to be eligible for the Primetime Emmy’s, I see no reason why they wouldn’t allow the same for the Daytime emmys.

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    EmmyLoser
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    Yes, I think this is great news for soaps.  The threshold of 35 episodes seems like a good test (though I guess that would have meant last year that OLTL would have been ineligible for its nine episodes in 2012?) of whether there’s enough material to compare the online show to the daytime show.  I wonder how they arrived at that number.  More episodes than any primetime scripted series would ever produce in a season?

    I find it kind of funny that in the same announcement, they create a new cateogry for “Entertainment News” programs.  I guess if there are enough of a kind of show then it deserves to be acknowledged, even though I tend to think of those shows as kind of trashy gossipmongers.  The full test of the press release is below for anyone who doesn’t want to click through the link:

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    New York, NY – October 24th, 2013 – The National Academy of
    Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) in cooperation with the Academy
    of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) is proud to announce two new
    categories in the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards.

    For the first time, there will be a category, “Entertainment News,”
    that honors programs which were not previously eligible to enter the
    Daytime Emmy® Awards. This category is for programs covering the
    entertainment industry with a focus on human interest, popular culture
    and celebrity gossip and interviews. Programs such as the syndicated
    “Entertainment Tonight” and “Extra” are two examples of “Entertainment
    News” programs.

    The second new category, “Outstanding New Approaches Drama Series,”
    will be available for any Daytime Drama series which has less than 35
    original episodes in the 2013 calendar year.  Examples of this type of
    program would be Crystal Chappell’s series “Venice,” and the soon to
    premiere, “Tainted Dreams – The Series.”  Daytime Drama programs which
    have produced at least 35 original episodes in the calendar year of 2013
    are eligible to enter “Outstanding Drama Series,” the same category as
    the Network Daytime Dramas.  This will result in Prospect Park’s “One
    Life to Live” and “All My Children” competing against “The Young &
    The Restless,” (CBS) “The Bold & The Beautiful,” (CBS) “General
    Hospital” (ABC) and “Days of Our Lives” (NBC).  All of the actors and
    crafts people on these shows will also be eligible to compete in their
    appropriate program and craft related categories.

    ”I would like to thank the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences,
    especially Bruce Rosenblum and the ATAS Board of Governors, for their
    part in this collaborate effort to establish the “Entertainment News”
    category in the Daytime Emmy® Awards,” said Malachy Wienges, Chairman,
    NATAS.

    “I am very pleased to include these new categories in the Daytime Emmy®
    contest,” said David Michaels, Senior Executive Director, Daytime Emmy®
    Awards.  “I strongly believe that every broadcast entity should have a
    chance to compete for an Emmy® Award in a true peer to peer
    competition.”

    Entertainment news programs may choose to enter the new Daytime Emmy® Awards category or enter the Primetime Emmy® Awards in the “Outstanding Informational Series or Special” category, competing with a variety of different kinds of shows.

    Programs may enter in only one competition; those choosing to enter
    in the new “Entertainment News” category in Daytime Emmy® Awards would
    not be eligible to enter in the Primetime Emmy® Awards.

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    Matt McClamrock
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    #425415

    I can certainly see Darnell Williams and Debbi Morgan making the cut, but there were not many outstanding performances on those shows.  Can anyone tell me how you watch Venice?  Or Tainted Dreams?  

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    zackfins
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    Now if they could just find a way to rescue the actual production of the show itself from the total disaster it has become, we’d really be heading in the right direction.

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    eastwest
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    #425417

    Great news!

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    EmmyLoser
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    Now if they could just find a way to rescue the actual production of the show itself from the total disaster it has become, we’d really be heading in the right direction.

    Hopefully that’s the next item on their list.  This year was a real fustercluck.

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    Scoopster
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    #425419

    I think both shows will be shut-out in major categories…especially now that both are OFFICIALLY dead.

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    Matt McClamrock
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    I agree Scoop.  I thought Debbi Morgan and Darnell Williams might have a chance, but with the surge of November sweeps performances coming from James Scott, Michael Muhney, Christian LeBlanc and Maurice Benard, there may not be room for an “outsider”.  Morgan is going to have compete with Stafford, Davidson, Tom and Finola Hughes.  It doesn’t leave much room especially if they only go with 4 lead nominees again.  

     

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    EmmyLoser
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    Yes, with both iOLTL and iAMC cancelled, their chances in the major categories are probably shot, but who knows.  I think with six shows officially in contention, as long as they get prenoms from OLTL/AMC, it’ll bump the acting categories back up to five nominees, unless four of the potential noms are way out front and there’s a three-way tie for fifth place, a la 1997.

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