Shocking Daytime Emmy snubs 2019: How could they diss Eileen Davidson, Scott Clifton, Kirsten Storms and more?

You can always count on plenty of plot twists when watching daytime soaps, and that’s also true of the Daytime Emmys, whose 2019 nominations were announced on March 20 live on CBS’s “The Talk.” Check out the full list of nominees here to see who made the cut, and scroll down to find out who didn’t.

These nominations were preceded by the pre-nominations, which were announced in January and included all the actors in each drama category whose work would then be evaluated by blue ribbon panels to decide the nominees and winners. The number-one show in those pre-nominations was “The Young and the Restless,” which had 21 actors cited across seven races. It was shocking then to see that only five of those actors made the final list of nominees.

Two of the “Y&R” actors who were snubbed actually won their categories last year: Eileen Davidson (Best Actress) and Camryn Grimes (Best Supporting Actress). And they weren’t the only past champs missing in action when the nominations were announced. We also thought Emmy winners Amelia Heinle (“Y&R”), Scott Clifton (“The Bold and the Beautiful”), Darin Brooks (“B&B”) and Tamara Braun (“General Hospital”) would earn return bids this year.

Among actors still looking for their first Emmys, we predicted Kirsten Storms (“GH”) would finally win Best Supporting Actress after almost two decades in daytime, but she wasn’t even nominated. Making that snub more ironic is the fact that Martha Madison did earn a Best Supporting Actress nom for the role Storms used to play on “Days of Our Lives,” Belle Black.

Check out every pre-nominated actor who missed the final cut below. Which snub are you most upset about? Sound off in our comments, and join the discussion with your fellow daytime TV fans in our forums.

NOT Best Actress
Sharon Case, “The Young and the Restless”
Eileen Davidson, “The Young and the Restless”
Amelia Heinle, “The Young and the Restless”
Finola Hughes, “General Hospital”
Michelle Stafford, “General Hospital”

NOT Best Actor
Eric Braeden, “The Young and the Restless’
Scott Clifton, “The Bold and the Beautiful”
Drake Hogestyn, “Days of Our Lives”
Stephen Nichols, “Days of Our Lives”
Jason Thompson, “The Young and the Restless”

NOT Best Supporting Actress
Tamara Braun, “General Hospital”
Camryn Grimes, “The Young and the Restless”
Kirsten Storms, “General Hospital”
Sal Stowers, “Days of Our Lives”

NOT Best Supporting Actor
Darin Brooks, “The Bold and the Beautiful”
Thad Luckinbill, “The Young and the Restless”
Wes Ramsey, “General Hospital”
Christopher Sean, “Days of Our Lives”
Aaron D. Spears, “The Bold and the Beautiful”

NOT Best Younger Actress
Alyvia Alyn Lind, “The Young and the Restless”
Kiara Barnes, “The Bold and the Beautiful”
Sasha Calle, “The Young and the Restless”
Cait Fairbanks, “The Young and the Restless”
Camryn Hamm, “The Young and the Restless”
Nia Sioux, “The Bold and the Beautiful”
Lexi Stevenson, “The Young and the Restless”

NOT Best Younger Actor
Adain Bradley, “The Bold and the Beautiful”
Noah Alexander Gerry, “The Young and the Restless”
Tristan Lake Leabu, “The Young and the Restless”

NOT Best Guest Performer
Daniel Hall, “The Young and the Restless”
Monica Horan, “The Bold and the Beautiful”
Cassandra James, “General Hospital”
Kelly Kruger, “The Young and the Restless”
Jeremy Ray Valdez, “The Bold and the Beautiful”
James Read, “General Hospital”
Hunter Tylo, “The Bold and the Beautiful”
Danny Woodburn, “The Bold and the Beautiful”

Be sure to make your Daytime Emmy predictions so that Hollywood insiders can see how their shows and performers are faring in our odds. You can keep changing your predictions until winners are announced on May 5. And join in the fierce debate over the 2019 Daytime Emmys taking place right now with Hollywood insiders in our daytime TV forums. Read more Gold Derby entertainment news.

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