PRESENTERS FOR THE 47TH ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS ANNOUNCED
NEW YORK, JUNE 23, 2020— The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the presenters and categories that will be given out at the 47th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS, to be broadcast Friday, June 26 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba and Marie Osmond, the hosts of CBS’ Daytime Emmy® Award-winning show THE TALK, will host the broadcast.
In addition to the women of THE TALK, presenters and other stars scheduled to appear include Gayle King (CBS This Morning), Kelsey Grammer (Light as a Feather, Cheers, Frasier), Melody Thomas Scott (The Young and the Restless), Kathie Lee Gifford (Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee, Today Show), Cookie Monster (Sesame Street), Scott Evans (Access Hollywood, World of Dance), Patrika Darbo (Studio City, Days of our Lives, The Bold and the Beautiful), Kevin Frazier (Entertainment Tonight), Wayne Brady (Let’s Make a Deal, The Bold and the Beautiful), Michael Strahan (Good Morning America, GMA3 Strahan, Sara & Keke), James Reynolds (Days of our Lives), Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (The Bold and the Beautiful), Maurice Benard (General Hospital), Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest (Live with Kelly and Ryan), Nate Burleson (EXTRA), Sunny Hostin (The View), and Eric Braeden (The Young and the Restless).
The 47th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS will feature awards being presented virtually in leading categories, with recipients and other special guests appearing from home in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Categories scheduled for the CBS broadcast include:
- Outstanding Drama Series
- Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Drama Series
- Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Drama Series
- Outstanding Entertainment News Show
- Outstanding Writing Team for a Drama Series
- Outstanding Digital Drama Series
- Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host
- Outstanding Game Show Host
- Outstanding Game Show
- Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
- Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show
- Outstanding Informative Talk Show
- Outstanding Younger Performer in a Drama Series
- Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program
- Outstanding Special Class Special
- Outstanding Culinary Series
- Outstanding Morning Show
- Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
- Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
These additional categories will be announced immediately following the broadcast on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
- Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series
- Outstanding Makeup for A Drama Series
- Outstanding Makeup
- Outstanding Hairstyling for a Drama Series
- Outstanding Hairstyling
- Outstanding Costume Design for a Drama or Digital Series
- Outstanding Costume Design
- Outstanding Art Direction/Set Direction/Scenic Design for a Drama or Digital Series
- Outstanding Art Direction/Set Direction/Scenic Design
- Outstanding Promo – Topical
- Outstanding Promo – Brand Image Campaign – Network or Program
- Outstanding Directing for a Game Show
- Outstanding Directing for Talk, Entertainment News, Morning Show
- Outstanding Music Direction & Composition for a Drama or Digital Drama Series
- Outstanding Original Song
- Outstanding Casting for a Drama or Digital Drama Series
- Outstanding Technical Team for a Drama Series
- Outstanding Technical Team
- Outstanding Lighting Direction for a Drama or Digital Drama Series
- Outstanding Lighting Direction
- Outstanding Multi-Cam Editing for a Drama or Digital Drama Series
- Outstanding Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing for a Drama Series
- Outstanding Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing
- Outstanding Writing for a Special Class Special
Digital Drama categories will be streamed in a separate virtual ceremony on July 19th. Children’s, Animation, Family Viewing and Lifestyle Programming categories will be streamed in an additional virtual ceremony on July 26th. More details and information regarding these programs will be released at a future date
The Daytime Emmy® Awards have recognized outstanding achievement in daytime television programming since 1974. The awards are presented to individuals and programs broadcast between 2:00 AM and 6:00 PM, as well as certain categories of digital and syndicated programming of similar content. This year’s awards honor content from more than 2,700 submissions that originally premiered in calendar-year 2019, judged by a pool of 1,000 peer professionals from across the television industry.
The 47th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS is produced by NATAS and Associated Television International (ATI), which previously produced Daytime Emmy® Award ceremonies on The CW in 2009 and on CBS in 2010 and 2011. Adam Sharp and Steve Ulrich are Executive Producers from NATAS, while David McKenzie is Executive Producer and Director from ATI.
ABOUT THE TALK
CBS’ Daytime Emmy® Award-winning talk show THE TALK features a panel of well-known entertainment personalities discussing current events, pop culture, contemporary issues, family, celebrity and trending topics of the day. The daily one-hour series is hosted by Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba and Marie Osmond. The hosts swap stories, challenge each other on issues and engage the studio audience and viewers at home about events in the headlines. The show also features celebrity guest interviews as well as amazing human interest stories.
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, and Daytime television programming, as well as achievements in television Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of more than 18,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the United States Beyond awards, NATAS provides extensive educational programs through its Foundation, including regional and national scholarships and Student Production Awards.