2018 Daytime Emmy Awards Presenters
Taking the stage and delivering awards to honor daytime.
Award season is officially in full swing for the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, which fans will be able to watch online, and will take place at 8:00 PM eastern on Sunday April 29 in California. Soaps.com has a list of this year’s presenters, announced by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), which includes a few soap opera actors who will be handing out awards to their winning peers.
Actors who’ve signed up as presenters are The Bold and the Beautiful’s Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke), Heather Tom (Katie) and Rena Sofer (Quinn), Days of our Lives’ Deidre Hall (Marlena), Suzanne Rogers (Maggie), Sal Stowers (Lani) and Greg Vaughan (Eric), General Hospital’s Chris Van Etten (Chet), Carolyn Hennesy (Diane), Finola Hughes (Anna), Michelle Stafford (Nina) and Laura Wright (Carly), and The Young and the Restless’ Sharon Case (Sharon) and Kristoff St. John (Neil) and from the digital soaps, James Bland (Giants), Molly Burnett (Relationship Status), Anne Marie Cummings (Conversations in LA) and Kristos Andrews (The Bay).
Others on hand to present will be Marie & David Osmond, Jane Pauley (CBS Sunday Morning), Loretta Swit and Jamie Farr, Tom Bergeron (Dancing with the Stars), Peter Marshall, Larry King (Larry King Now), Chris Harrison (Who Wants to be a Millionaire/The Bachelor), Nancy O’Dell and Kevin Frazier (ET), Valerie Bertinelli (Valerie’s Home Cooking), Julie Chen, Eve, Sara Gilbert (The Talk), Adrienne Houghton, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Loni Love, and Jeannie Mae (The Real), Gaby Natale (Super Latina), Mark Steines, Debbie Matanopoulis (Home and Family), A.J. Gibson, Viveca A. Fox, Martha Byrne and Elizabeth Hubbard, and Gloria Allred, plus Brandon McMillan (Lucky Dog), Kellie Pickler and Ben Aaron (Pickler & Ben). Actress Joely Fisher (Last Man Standing) will perform the memoriam song to honor those we’ve lost in daytime, and music will be provided by Caleb Nelson and The Remotes.
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– Amy Mistretta