CBS, Y&R Lead Daytime Emmy Nominations; OLTL Nabs Three Nods, Including for Best Drama

CBS led the pack at Wednesday’s announcement of nominees for the 40th Daytime Emmy Awards, amassing 50 total nods.

Fueling the Eye’s impressive showing was a total of 23 nominations for The Young and the Restless, which topped all (of the few remaining) daytime dramas. ABC’s General Hospital followed …READ MORE

AMC and OLTL Stars Reveal What's New -- and Improved -- About the Resurrected Dramas

In the 40 years since he made his daytime-TV debut, Vincent Irizzary had seen nothing like it — a non-Emmys red carpet event to kick off an evening celebrating soap operas, namely two that had been plucked from the ashes and given life anew.

Irizzary plays David Hayward, a highly duplicitous doctor on All My Children, which like fellow former ABC serial One Life to Live was reborn this week on Hulu and iTunes, via Prospect Park’s The Online Network. The actor calls the dramas’ return, in a new medium, none too small a miracle. READ MORE