Disney/ABC Recieves More Daytime Emmy Nominations Than Any Other Broadcast or Cable Network.

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May 9th, 2012

via press release:

DISNEY/ABC TELEVISION GROUP RECEIVES MORE NOMINATIONS

THAN ANY OTHER BROADCAST OR CABLE NETWORK, WITH 68,

FOR THE 39TH ANNUAL DAYTIME ENTERTAINMENT EMMY® AWARDS

Executive Producer of “The View” and “The Barbara Walters Specials” Bill Geddie

To Receive the Lifetime Achievement Award

 

General Hospital” Receives 23 Nominations, Including Outstanding Drama Series,

And Is the Most Honored Show

 

The View” Receives 13th Nomination for Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment

 

“Good Morning America” is Nominated for Outstanding Morning Program for 6th Consecutive Year

 

“LIVE! with Regis and Kelly” Receives 21st Nomination for Both the Show and its Hosts

 

The Disney/ABC Television Group received 68 nominations for the 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards announced today in New York City. “General Hospital” is the most honored show with 23 nominations, including a nod for Outstanding Drama Series. Executive producer of “The View” and “The Barbara Walters Specials” Bill Geddie will receive the 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions as writer, producer and director over his more than 30-year television career. “The View” received its 13th nomination for Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment. ABC News’ “Good Morning America” received its sixth consecutive nomination for Outstanding Morning Program; “GMA” has won the award in three out of five years since the category was created.

 

The 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Bill Geddie, executive producer of “The View.” Mr. Geddie, along with Barbara Walters, serves as executive producer of “The View,” ABC’s critically acclaimed live talk and entertainment program produced by ABC and Ms. Walters’ Barwall Productions. Mr. Geddie has also partnered with Ms. Walters for the past 25 years as executive producer of “The Barbara Walters Specials” and “The 10 Most Fascinating People,” which he also co-writes and directs. He and Ms. Walters joined creative forces over 15 years ago for “The View” and have watched their original idea of women of different ages, experiences and backgrounds discussing the most exciting events of the day evolve into one of Daytime’s most popular and talked-about programs.

 

Disney-ABC Domestic Television receives a total of four nominations. “LIVE! with Regis and Kelly” is honored with two nods, including in the Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment category, as well as Outstanding Talk Show Host for Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa, which marks the 21th nomination for both the show and its hosts. “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” receives two nominations, including Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show and Outstanding Game Show Host for Meredith Vieira, who has won in this category twice before, in 2005 and 2009.

 

Joining “General Hospital” with a nod for Outstanding Drama Series is “All My Children” with its final nomination in the category. The Lead Actress and Actor categories comprise a distinguished list of previous winners. Emmy winner Debbi Morgan (Angie Hubbard on “All My Children”), six-time winner Erika Slezak (Viki Lord on “One Life To Live”) and last year’s winner, Laura Wright (Carly Corinthos on “General Hospital”), are each honored with nominations in the Lead Actress category. Emmy winner Maurice Benard (Michael ‘Sonny” Corinthos, Jr. on “General Hospital”), six-time winner Anthony Geary (Luke Spencer on “General Hospital”), two-time winner Darnell Williams (Jesse Hubbard on “All My Children”) and Emmy winner Robert S. Woods (Bo Buchanan on “One Life To Live”) each receive nominations in the Lead Actor category.

 

Emmy winner Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis Davis on “General Hospital”) receives a nod in the Outstanding Supporting Actress category, along with previous nominees Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth Webber on “General Hospital”) and Melissa Claire Egan for her role as Annie Chandler on “All My Children.” Four-time Emmy winner Jonathan Jackson (Lucky Spencer on “General Hospital”) receives a nomination in the Supporting Actor category, along with third-time nominee Bradford Anderson (Damien Spinelli on “General Hospital”), Sean Blakemore (Shawn Butler, “General Hospital”) and second-time nominee Jason Thompson (Patrick Drake on “General Hospital”).

 

Chad Duell (Michael Corinthos on “General Hospital”) receives his second consecutive nomination in the Outstanding Younger Actor category, along with first-time nominees Nathan Parsons (Ethan Lovett on “General Hospital”) and Eddie Alderson (Matthew Buchanan on “One Life To Live”).

 

ABC receives three nominations for the “Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade” for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing – Live Action, Outstanding Special Class Directing and Outstanding Achievement in Technical Direction/Electronic Camera/Video Control.

 

Disney Channel receives six nominations, including four for its Disney Junior programming: “3rd & Bird!” – Outstanding Pre-school Children’s Series and Outstanding Writing in a Children’s Series; “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” – Outstanding Casting for an Animated Series or Special; and “A Poem Is…” – Outstanding Special Class Short Format Daytime Program. Also nominated in the Outstanding Special Class Short Format Daytime Program category is Disney Channel's “The Time I…(Dyslexia)” and “The Time I…(Shoes).”

 

Disney XD is honored with two nominations in the Outstanding Promotional Announcement – Episodic category for “I’m in the Band Flipbook” and “Pair of Kings Flipbook.”

 

The complete list of Disney/ABC Television Group nominees includes:

 

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

All My Children – ABC

GENERAL HOSPITAL -- ABC

OUTSTANDING CHILDREN’S SERIES

BORN TO EXPLORE – ABC

 

OUTSTANDING GAME/AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION SHOW

WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE -- SYN

OUTSTANDING MORNING PROGRAM

GOOD MORNING AMERICA – ABC

 

OUTSTANDING PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN’S SERIES

3RD & BIRD! – DISNEY CHANNEL

 

OUTSTANDING PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT – EPISODIC

DISNEY XD: I’M IN THE BAND FLIPBOOK – DISNEY XD

DISNEY XD: PAIR OF KINGS FLIPBOOK – DISNEY XD

GENERAL HOSPITAL: “BRENDA WEDDING & KIDNAPPING” – ABC

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW/ENTERTAINMENT

LIVE! WITH REGIS AND KELLY – SYN

THE VIEW -- ABC

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

DEBBI MORGAN, AS ANGIE HUBBARD ON ALL MY CHILDREN – ABC

ERIKA SLEZAK, AS VIKI LORD ON One Life To Live -- ABC

LAURA WRIGHT, AS CARLY CORINTHOS JACKS ON GENERAL HOSPITAL -- ABC

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

MAURICE BENARD, AS MICHAEL “SONNY “CORINTHOS, JR. ON GENERAL HOSPITAL – ABC

ANTHONY GEARY, AS LUKE SPENCER ON GENERAL HOSPITAL – ABC

DARNELL WILLIAMS, AS JESSE HUBBARD ON ALL MY CHILDREN – ABC

ROBERT S. WOODS, AS BO BUCHANAN ON One Life To Live – ABC

 

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

MELISSA CLAIRE EGAN, AS ANNIE CHANDLER ON ALL MY CHILDREN – ABC

NANCY LEE GRAHN, AS ALEXIS DAVIS ON GENERAL HOSITAL -- ABC

REBECCA HERBST, AS ELIZABETH WEBBER ON GENERAL HOSPITAL -- ABC

 

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

BRADFORD ANDERSON, AS DAMIEN SPINELLI ON GENERAL HOSPITAL – ABC

SEAN BLAKEMORE, AS SHAWN BUTLER ON GENERAL HOSPITAL -- ABC

JONATHAN JACKSON, AS LUCKY SPENCER ON GENERAL HOSPITAL -- ABC

JASON THOMPSON, AS PATRICK DRAKE ON GENERAL HOSPITAL -- ABC

OUTSTANDING YOUNGER ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

EDDIE ALDERSON, AS MATTHEW BUCHANAN ON ONE LIFE TO LIVE -- ABC

CHAD DUELL, AS MICHAEL CORINTHOS ON GENERAL HOSPITAL – ABC

NATHAN PARSONS, AS ETHAN LOVETT ON GENERAL HOSPITAL -- ABC

OUTSTANDING GAME SHOW HOST

MEREDITH VIEIRA, WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE – SYN

 

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW HOST

REGIS PHILBIN AND KELLY RIPA, LIVE! WITH REGIS AND KELLY -- SYN

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN ART DIRECTION/SET DECORATION/SCENIC DESIGN FOR A DRAMA SERIES

ALL MY CHILDREN -- ABC

GENERAL HOSPITAL – ABC

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT FOR A CASTING DIRECTOR FOR A DRAMA SERIES

GENERAL HOSPITAL – ABC

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN FOR A DRAMA SERIES

ALL MY CHILDREN -- ABC

GENERAL HOSPITAL – ABC

ONE LIFE TO LIVE -- ABC

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES DIRECTING TEAM

GENERAL HOSPITAL – ABC

ONE LIFE TO LIVE – ABC

 

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES WRITING TEAM

ALL MY CHILDREN -- ABC

GENERAL HOSPITAL – ABC

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN HAIRSTYLING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

GENERAL HOSPITAL – ABC

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A DRAMA SERIES

ONE LIFE TO LIVE -- ABC

 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN LIVE & DIRECT-TO-TAPE SOUND MIXING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

ALL MY CHILDREN -- ABC

ONE LIFE TO LIVE -- ABC

 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP FOR A DRAMA SERIES

GENERAL HOSPITAL – ABC

ONE LIFE TO LIVE -- ABC

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MULTIPLE CAMERA EDITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES

ALL MY CHILDREN -- ABC

ONE LIFE TO LIVE -- ABC

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC DIRECTION AND COMPOSITION FOR A

DRAMA SERIES

ALL MY CHILDREN -- ABC

ONE LIFE TO LIVE -- ABC

 

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL SONG FOR A DRAMA SERIES

GENERAL HOSPITAL “DUST” -- ABC

ONE LIFE TO LIVE “ONE LIFE”-- ABC

 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN TECHNICAL DIRECTION/ELECTRONIC CAMERA/VIDEO CONTROL FOR A DRAMA SERIES

ALL MY CHILDREN -- ABC

GENERAL HOSPITAL -- ABC

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING IN A TALK SHOW/MORNING

THE VIEW -- ABC

 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN LIGHTING DIRECTION

THE VIEW -- ABC

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN LIVE & DIRECT TO TAPE SOUND MIXING

THE VIEW -- ABC

 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP

THE VIEW – ABC

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND MIXING – LIVE ACTION

DISNEY PARKS CHRISTMAS DAY PARADE -- ABC

 

 

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS DIRECTING

DISNEY PARKS CHRISTMAS DAY PARADE -- ABC

 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN TECHNICAL DIRECTION/ELECTRONIC CAMERA/VIDEO CONTROL

DISNEY PARKS CHRISTMAS DAY PARADE -- ABC

THE VIEW – ABC

 

OUTSTANDING WRITING IN A CHILDREN’S SERIES

3RD & BIRD! – DISNEY CHANNEL

 

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL CLASS SHORT FORMAT DAYTIME

A POEM IS… – DISNEY CHANNEL

THE TIME I…(DYSLEXIA) – DISNEY CHANNEL

THE TIME I…(SHOES) – DISNEY CHANNEL

OUTSTANDING STUNT COORDINATION

GENERAL HOSPITAL -- ABC

OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR AN ANIMATED SERIES OR SPECIAL

JAKE AND THE NEVER LAND PIRATES – DISNEY CHANNEL

 
  • Sean

    THANKS TO GENERAL HOSPITAL…

  • MBmomof3

    Nice press release. You should do more of these and fewer of the B.S. versions praising your lame ducks and ignoring your SWANS! Go soaps!

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