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Digital Drama Series Pre-Nominations for the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (UPDATED)



New York – February 19, 2019 – The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the Digital Drama Series Pre-Nominations for the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy®Awards.

The process used to determine the Pre-Nominated Digital Drama Series follows:

An online judging ballot containing all entrants in the category was sent to all registered, eligible peer judges. The ballot contained a randomized order of the Digital Drama Series in the category. Judges were required to view clips online containing the work of each series before selecting their top 10 series choices in the category.

Ballots were submitted directly to Lutz & Carr, Inc., an independent accounting firm, who tabulated the results. The candidates below who received the highest number of votes now advance to the blue ribbon screening round, scheduled to begin on February 21, 2019, which will determine both nominees and recipients. Nominations will be announced on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, live on “The Talk” on CBS.

Pre-nominated Digital Drama Series follow in alphabetical order below:



After Forever – Amazon Video Direct/Binge Networks

The Agency – Popstar TV

The Bay The Series – Amazon

Bronx SIU – UMC/Amazon

Giants –

The New 30 –

Orbital Redux – Project Alpha

Riley Parra – Tello Films

Stepford SideChix –

Youth & Consequences – YouTube Premium


: The original version of this announcement included 11 pre-nominated programs. One of these programs, Love Daily, was disqualified on February 26, 2019, upon further review of submission eligibility. The announcement has been corrected to reflect the updated list of pre-nominations.



About The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a 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® Awards for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime and Daytime Creative Arts programming, as well as achievements in television Technology & Engineering.

NATAS membership consists of more than 17,000 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 and the National Student Production Awards for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public.

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