The Young And The Restless 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Nominations
“The Young and the Restless” garnered 20 nominations for the 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards coming up on June 19. Soaps.com would like to congratulate everyone at “Y&R” on a job well done – let’s take a look at the nominations:
Six actors from the show received nominations in the following categories:
Outstanding Lead Actor:
Christian LeBlanc was nominated for his portrayal of Michael Baldwin, who had his hands full in 2010 dealing with the drugging and kidnapping of his wife, Lauren (Tracy Bregman), and her fear after the fact.
Outstanding Lead Actress:
Michelle Stafford got the nod in this category for her portrayal of Phyllis Newman, whose marriage to Nick Newman (Josh Morrow) fell apart again last year.
Outstanding Supporting Actor:
Billy Miller was nominated for his portrayal of Billy Abbott, who matured and grew into his relationship with Victoria Newman (Amelia Heinle). Doug Davidson was also nominated in this category. He gave intense performances as his alter-ego Paul Williams dealt with sister Patty (Stacy Haiduk) switching identities with Dr. Emily Peterson (Stacy Haiduk).
Outstanding Supporting Actress:
Tricia Cast received recognition in a year when her character, Nina Webster, suffered the death of her son, Chance (John Driscoll).
Outstanding Younger Actress:
A nomination went to Emily O'Brien in this category for her portrayal of Jana Fisher, who was kidnapped, held captive, and later suffered an aneurysm.
Impressively, "Y&R" was also nominated for Outstanding Directing Team and Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team. For more insight on the writing process, check out our recent interview with former Y&R writer, Tom Casiello.
Best of luck to all the nominees! Check out our full 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Nominations coverage to see the additional technical nominations received by "Y&R," as well as to find out where all of the other soap operas landed in the nomination categories.
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