Ellen, Soaps and Sesame Street Lead Emmy Nominations
Posted on Wed May 11, 2011 10:17 AM PDT

ellenemmys200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - The nominations for the 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced this morning with Ellen, Sesame Street, ABC and CBS soaps leading the pack.

ABC's General Hospital topped the nominees with 57 nominations., followed by CBS' The Young and the Restless with 20 and PBS' Sesame Street with 16 nominations.

Not far behind, recently canceled ABC soaps All My Children and One Life to Live scored 12 and 13 nominations.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show once again leads the talk show category with 12 noms.

Wheel of Fortune's Pat Sajak and Jeopardy's Alex Trebek will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Wayne Brady will be the master of the ceremonies for the awards show on June 19, which will be broadcast by CBS.

The nominees in the main categories are as follows:

OUTSTANDING DAYTIME DRAMA SERIES

  • "The Bold and the Beautiful" (CBS)
  • "The Young and the Restless" (CBS)
  • "All My Children" (ABC)
  • "General Hospital" (ABC)

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • Susan Flannery, as Stephanie Forrester "The Bold and the Beautiful" (CBS)

  • Michelle Stafford, as Phyllis Summers "The Young and the Restless" (CBS)

  • Colleen Zenk, as Barbara Ryan "As the World Turns" (CBS)

  • Alicia Minshew, as Kendall Slater "All My Children" (ABC)

  • Debbi Morgan, as Angie Hubbard "All My Children" (ABC)

  • Laura Wright, as Carly Corinthos Jacks "General Hospital" (ABC)

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

  • Christian LeBlanc, as Michael Baldwin "The Young and the Restless" (CBS)

  • Michael Park, as Jack Snyder "As the World Turns" (CBS)

  • Maurice Benard, as Sonny Corinthos "General Hospital" (ABC)

  • Ricky Paull Goldin, as Jack Martin "All My Children" (ABC)

  • James Scott, as EJ DiMera "Days of Our Lives" (NBC)

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW -- ENTERTAINMENT

  • "Rachael Ray" Syndicated
  • "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Syndicated
  • "Live with Regis and Kelly" Syndicated
  • "The View" ABC

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW – INFORMATIVE

  • "Dr. Phil" Syndicated

  • "The Doctors" Syndicated

  • "The Dr. Oz Show" Syndicated

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW HOST

  • Rachael Ray – "Rachael Ray" Syndicated
  • Dr. Travis Stork, Dr. Andrew Ordon, Dr. Jim Sears, Dr. Lisa Masterson – "The Doctors" Syndicated
  • Dr. Mehmet Oz – "The Dr. Oz Show" Syndicated
  • Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa – "Live With Regis and Kelly" Syndicated
  • Sherri Shepherd, Barbara Walters, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Joy Behar, Whoopi Goldberg – "The View" ABC

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  • Pat Sajak
  • Alex Trebek

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