General Hospital’s 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Reels
The scenes that made them nominees.
If you’ve been wondering what the cast members of “General Hospital” submitted to garner their Daytime Emmy nominations, Soaps.com has all of the information. Here’s a look through the scenes that the actors sent in to get their nod this year.
Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos) submitted a scene from episode #12352, which aired on July 21, 2011 to the Outstanding Lead Actor category.
When Brenda came to tell Sonny she was leaving, he let her know he couldn’t love her because he was afraid of love. The man she loved never really existed. Sonny broke down and wept when she left, later confessing to Carly that he didn’t think Brenda would have stayed if it wasn’t for her having a child.
Read Goodbyes And New Beginnings for more.
Anthony Geary (Luke Spencer) submitted a scene from episode #12325, which aired on June 13, 2011 to the Outstanding Lead Actor category.
Lucky went to Luke to attempt convincing him to return home but Luke didn’t feel he had a home to return to. Lucky brought up Luke’s drinking and how Lucky loved him no matter what he’d done. Luke remembered learning about sex and commerce by the ladies of the night. He liked that life until he met Lucky’s mother and now, he intends on living fast and furious.
Read The Gift Of Hate for more.
Laura Wright (Carly Jacks) submitted a scene from episode #12267, which aired on March 22, 2011, to the Outstanding Lead Actress category.
Carly attempted to convince Jason and Liz to donate one of Jake’s kidneys to help save Josslyn’s life. While Jason wanted to help, Liz took more convincing.
Read Jake Is A Match for more.
Bradford Anderson (Damian Spinelli) submitted a scene from episode #12376, which aired on August 24, 2011 to the Outstanding Supporting Actor category.
Spinelli was at the cemetery. He thought he was a PI named The Jackal and Maxie attempted to get him to remember who he really was. He remembered the major events, such as Maxie’s heart transplant and that he failed Georgie. Maxie disputed that and talked to him about how working with a computer helped him to feel in control.
Read It Doesn’t Pay To Care for more.
Sean Blakemore (Shawn Butler) submitted a scene from episode #12432, which aired on November 11, 2011 to the Outstanding Supporting Actor category.
Shawn ranted about people being unappreciative of Veteran’s Day. He reflected on a fire that resulted in him killing another marine by accident and how the man’s son will grow up without a father. He knew what that was like, having lived through it himself.
Read Today Is Not About You for more.
Jonathan Jackson (Lucky Spencer) submitted a scene from episode #12271, which aired on March 28, 2011 to the Outstanding Supporting Actor category.
After the hit-and-run, Lucky demanded to know if his father was drinking. Luke had ‘a’ drink, he admitted but wasn’t drunk. Lucky started yelling that Luke was lying. Luke showed his son how he could drink and easily walk a straight line. After a few more, Lucky slammed Luke’s glass against the floor and shook his father.
Read Stone Cold Sober for more.
Jason Thompson (Patrick Drake) submitted a scene from episode #12426, which aired on November 3, 2011 to the Outstanding Supporting Actor category.
Patrick put Emma to bed before he and Robin put on party hats. He recorded a video message for their daughter to watch. He talked about his life changing when she was born. He couldn’t imagine his world without her. She’d always be his baby girl. Afterward, Patrick and Robin laughed about how the video would embarrass Emma once she’s a teen.
Read Thank You For Not Giving Up On Me for more.
Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis David) submitted a scene from episode #12381, which aired on August 31, 2011 to the Outstanding Supporting Actress category.
Carly needed Alexis to help her with Sonny but Alexis reminded Carly that she'd been enabling Sonny for decades. Alexis spent years trying to keep Kristina from Sonny and it almost ruined their relationship. She refused to help Carly. She never wanted Jax to marry Carly and handed over divorce papers from Jax.
Read You Are Guilty for more.
Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth Webber) submitted a scene from episode #12267, which aired September 6, 2011 to the Outstanding Supporting Actress category.
Liz and Lucky were at the hospital discussing Jake having no chance of regaining consciousness. Elizabeth wasn't ready to let go and kept waiting for him to race around the corner and jump into her arms. She blamed herself for Jake's accident and slaps Jason when he suggested she donate one of Jack's kidneys to Josslyn. Lucky explained the procedure and Liz relented.
Read Jason Who for more.
Nathan Parsons (Ethan Lovett) submitted a scene from episode #12313, which aired on May 25, 2011 to the Outstanding Younger Actor category.
Luke said his goodbyes to his family and left for rehab. This left Ethan alone at the Haunted Star with an uncertain future. When Kristina dropped in, he ruminated on his past and where his future was headed, worrying about what kind of man he might become. He started to realize that he didn't know who he really was.
Read See You On The Other Side for more.
Chad Duell (Michael Corinthos) submitted a scene from episode #12232, which aired on January 31, 2011 to the Outstanding Younger Actor category.
After catching Brandon attacking Abby, Michael could no longer hold in the fact that he'd been raped in prison. Once he was alone with Jason, he slowly explained everything that had happened to him while he was locked up.
Read A Turning Point for more.
The show submitted episode: #12294, which aired on April 28, 2011 to the Outstanding Writing Team category.
It surrounded Luke's intervention, where friends and family gathered to discuss how his abuse of alcohol affected their lives.
Read Wake Up for more.
They also submitted episodes #12266 and #12294, airing on March 21, 2011 and April 28, 2011 to the Outstanding Drama Series category.
News of Josslyn's cancer began to spread as Jake was dying in the hospital. Carly approached Jason and asked him to convince Liz to donate Jake's kidneys to save her daughter.
For the full list of Daytime contenders check out the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Nominations.
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