FIRST GROUP OF PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED FOR "THE 38th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY(R) AWARDS" TO BE BROADCAST LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS, SUNDAY, JUNE 19, ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
Oprah Winfrey to Be Honored with the Crystal Pillar Award
Pat Sajak and Alex Trebek to Receive the Lifetime Achievement Award
Anderson Cooper, Peter Marshall, Shemar Moore, Dr. Mehmet Oz,
Penn & Teller, Rachael Ray, Meredith Vieira Are among Presenters
Daytime Emmy(R) Award nominees Rachael Ray ("The Rachael Ray Show") and Dr. Mehmet Oz ("The Dr. Oz Show") along with Shemar Moore ("Criminal Minds"), Anderson Cooper, Penn & Teller and Meredith Vieira are among the first group of presenters set for THE 38TH ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY(R) AWARDS. The telecast, hosted by Wayne Brady, will broadcast live from the Las Vegas Hilton, Sunday, June 19 (8:00-10:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) will honor Oprah Winfrey with the Crystal Pillar Award for changing the face of daytime television, while Peter Marshall and Vanna White ("Wheel of Fortune") will present the Lifetime Achievement Award to Pat Sajak and Alex Trebek.
Additional presenters include Don Diamont ("The Bold and the Beautiful"), Daniel Goddard ("The Young and the Restless"), Melissa Archer ("One Life to Live"), Galen Gering ("Days of Our Lives"), Tuc Watkins ("One Life to Live"), Darnell Williams ("All My Children") and Montel Williams.
Associated Television International (ATI) will produce the show with ATI President and Emmy Award-winning producer David McKenzie as executive producer, along with Al Schwartz and Jim Romanovich. Chris Donovan will serve as director and Ken Shapiro as writer.
The Daytime Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production. THE 38TH ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY(R) AWARDS is a presentation of NATAS in cooperation with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.