via press release:
LIKE SANDS THROUGH THE HOURGLASS…SO ARE THE DAYS UNTIL HLN’S LIVE PRESENTATION OF THE 39TH ANNUAL DAYTIME ENTERTAINMENT EMMY® AWARDS ON JUNE 23 @ 8PM ET
Anderson Cooper, Rachael Ray Among Presenters; Award Categories Announced, Showbiz Tonight @ The Daytime Emmys Preview & Red Carpet Shows, Red Carpet Sweepstakes Details, HLNtv.com Features, Plus Soap-Centric Social Media Fan Engagement
NEW YORK, NY, June 14, 2012— The countdown has begun. In 9 days, HLN will present, LIVE, THE 39TH ANNUAL DAYTIME ENTERTAINMENT EMMY® AWARDS ON HLN on Saturday, June 23 at 8pm-10 pm, ET. Fans who miss the live telecast will be able to catch the entire presentation during the following repeat airings: Saturday, June 23 at 10 pm and 12 midnight, Sunday June 24 at 8pm and 10 pm (all times Eastern).
Following are the latest updates on the HLN’s celebration of the 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards:
THE 39TH ANNUAL DAYTIME ENTERTAINMENT EMMY® AWARDS ON HLN
Featuring talent that includes CNN’s Anderson Cooper and popular talk show host Rachael Ray, the star-studded show will televise awards in following categories (order of awards is TBA):
OUTSTANDING CULINARY PROGRAM (first-time televised)
OUTSTANDING MORNING PROGRAM
OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW/INFORMATIVE
OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES WRITING TEAM
OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES DIRECTING TEAM
OUTSTANDING GAME SHOW HOST
OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW/ENTERTAINMENT
OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW HOST
NEW APPROACHES – DAYTIME ENTERTAINMENT
OUTSTANDING CULINARY/LIFESTYLE HOST
OUTSTANDING YOUNGER ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
OUTSTANDING CHILDREN’S ANIMATED PROGRAM
OUTSTANDING YOUNGER ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
OUTSTANDING PERFORMER IN A CHILDREN’S SERIES
OUTSTANDING LEGAL/COURTROOM PROGRAM
OUTSTANDING GAME/AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION SHOW
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD to Bill Geddie Presented By Barbara Walters
IN MEMORIAM TRIBUTE (first-time televised)
The full list of nominees in all of these categories can be found at http://emmyonline.tv/mediacenter/daytime_39th_nominations.html
Showbiz Tonight @ The Daytime Emmys® (preview show)
Friday, June 22 at 9 pm, re-airing at 11pm with encore presentations on Saturday, June 23 at 2 am, 4 am, 6 am, and 2 pm (all times Eastern)
HLN Showbiz Tonight host AJ Hammer and Showbiz Tonight correspondent Nischelle Turner will feature revealing stories about the big showdowns of the night - from Best Daytime Drama to the battle for best morning show between the Today show and Good Morning America - a look at the ultimate soap fans, a revealing look at popular talk show Live With Kelly, on-set with daytime’s big Court TV shows, and the story behind some of today’s biggest stars who got their start on soaps.
Showbiz Tonight @ The Daytime Emmys®-Live From the Red Carpet
Saturday, June 23 at 7pm, ET (re-airing on Sunday, June 24 at 7 pm, ET)
Just prior to the live telecast, viewers can get the behind-the scenes scoop on Showbiz Tonight @ The Daytime Emmys airing 7pm ET live from the Beverly Hilton and hosted by AJ Hammer, who will be joined by Showbiz Tonight correspondent Nischelle Turner on the Red Carpet for one-on-one interviews with the night’s biggest stars.
HLN RED CARPET SWEEPSTAKES (now through June 19)
HLN is offering fans the chance to win a trip to Los Angeles to attend the Daytime Emmy Awards presentation complete with a makeover and a walk down the celebrity-packed red carpet.
Official rules and information on how to enter can be found at: www.HLNtv.com/DaytimeEmmySweeps
HLNtv.COM DAYTIME PROGRAMMING FEATURES
Fans can access stories on many of their favorite daytime programs, from “An Ode to the Soaps” to this year’s talk show battle for the Emmy at: http://www.hlntv.com/clusters/daytime-emmys.
Fans can even find out their own “soap names” by clicking on to http://www.hlntv.com/interactive/2012/06/12/whats-your-soap-opera-name
HLN’s SOAP-CENTRIC SOCIAL MEDIA FAN ENGAGEMENT
Full details can be found at: http://www.hlntv.com/article/2012/06/11/daytime-emmys-social-media. Following are highlights:
CNN iREPORT Through CNN iReport, fans have a forum to show their love for daytime dramas, relate their favorite or most outrageous soap story lines and share their own stories relatyed to watching the soaps.
FACEBOOK Fans are asked to RSVP and invite friends to watch the Daytime Emmy® Awards on HLN. RSVPing "yes" to watch the Daytime Emmys will set a reminder on Facebook to watch the telecast. The FB site will also feature chats wth soap stars and updates on the live proceedings.
TWITTER Fans are encouraged to continue the conversation by tweeting about the awards and labeling tweets with #DaytimeEmmys. This label works on Instagram as well. On Emmy Day, June 23, fans will have access to behind the scenes content from HLN producers in Los Angeles with #InsideHLN.
PINTEREST Crystal Chappell has seen the most love on Pinterest since HLN’s board of outstanding actress nominees went up. The outstanding actor nominees are can also be found on Pinterest. After the red carpet is over, fans can also find the best images from the night.
INSTAGRAM Fans will have access to behind-the-scenes images from the Beverly Hilton Hotel directly to their Instagram feeds. HLN will be taking photos of the exciting activities from the installation of the red carpet to the pool-side after party.