Emmy nominations releasedNEW YORK - CBS’ “The Young and the Restless” led the pack with 26 Daytime Emmy nominations announced Thursday, including best daytime drama.
The 41st annual Daytime Emmys will be presented June 22 in Beverly Hills, California.
“The Young and the Restless” will compete against CBS’ “The Bold and the Beautiful” and NBC’s “Days of Our Lives” for best soap, with The Online Network’s “One Life to Live,” which was resurrected online after being axed by ABC, as the final nominee.
As Barbara Walter’s retirement nears, the ABC legend learned she was nominated for best talk-show host on “The View.” She’s nominated with her team - Whoopi Goldberg, Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd and will compete against Dr. Mehmet Oz, Katie Couric, Rachael Ray and “The Talk” team of Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood.
GSN’s “The American Bible Challenge” earned a nomination for best game show, with host Jeff Foxworthy nominated for best host. The religion-themed show will compete against “Jeopardy!” ‘’The Price Is Right,” ‘’Wheel of Fortune,” among others
Things will be uniquely competitive among the men at “The Young and the Restless” over the next month. Four of the show’s actors - Peter Bergman, Doug Davidson, Christian LeBlanc and Billy Miller - were nominated for best actor.
CBS was the most-honoured individual network with 61 nominations.