The Star Studded Presenter Line-Up Continues...
TOM BERGERON, JULIE CHEN, EILEEN DAVIDSON, KEVIN FRAZIER,
LEEZA GIBBONS, VICKI LAWRENCE, MARIO LOPEZ, DONNA MILLS,
SHARON OSBOURNE, CHRISSY TEIGEN, ALAN THICKE AND JOE ZEE
TO PRESENT AT THE 42ND ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY(R) AWARDS
Surprise Soap Star Reunion, Plus Favorite Daytime TV Moments and Characters
Voted on By Fans to Be Showcased on Live Awards Broadcast on Pop
Sunday, April 26 at 8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT
LOS ANGELES, CALIF. - April 22, 2015 - More stars of daytime television, including Tom Bergeron, Eileen Davidson, Kevin Frazier, Leeza Gibbons, Vicki Lawrence and Mario Lopez, are scheduled to present at the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards airing live on Pop on Sunday April 26 at 8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT.
Also slated to present during the awards show are talent from the following shows:
· "The Talk" - Hosts of the Daytime Emmy(R) nominated talk show, including Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood
· "Queens of Drama" - Soap stars Donna Mills, Lindsay Hartley, Crystal Hunt and Chrystee Pharris of Pop's new original reality series, which premieres immediately following the Daytime Emmy Awards
· "The FAB Life" - Co-hosts the new lifestyle chat show launching this Fall, including Chrissy Teigen, Joe Zee, Lauren Makk and Leah Ashley; Tyra Banks, host of "The FAB Life," was previously announced as host of The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards
For the first time ever and as a special tribute to the fans of daytime television, the Daytime Emmy Awards will feature most notable TV moments and characters voted on by fans, including Most Romantic Duo, Favorite Daytime Hottie, Favorite Talk Show Audience, Favorite OMG! Moment and Favorite Game Show Moment. The awards broadcast also promises to bring many more surprises and star appearances, including a reunion of two soap star legends.
Previously announced awards presenters include Regis Philbin, Steve Harvey, Marie Osmond, Craig Ferguson, Deidre Hall, Nancy O'Dell, Shemar Moore and Alex Trebek, in addition to cast members from the four daytime soaps, including Daniel Goddard, Justin Hartley and Melissa Claire Egan of "The Young and The Restless," Kirsten Storms and Ryan Paevey of "General Hospital," Christopher Sean, Freddie Smith and Guy Wilson of "Days of Our Lives" and Jacob Young, Karla Mosley and Linsey Godfrey of "The Bold and the Beautiful."
The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards will recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast during the 2014 calendar year. This year's Lifetime Achievement Award will honor television icon Betty White.
The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards show on Pop will be executive produced by Michael Levitt of Michael Levitt Productions with Gary Tellalian and Mike Rothman also serving as executive producers.
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About The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a professional service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy Award for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime Entertainment, Daytime Creative Arts & Entertainment, Public & Community Service, and Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of over 14,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the country. Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including Regional Student Television and its Student Award for Excellence for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public. For more information, please visit the website at www.emmyonline.tv.