45th Daytime Emmy Awards
Awarded forOutstanding achievement in daytime television
DateApril 29, 2018 (2018-04-29)
LocationPasadena Civic Auditorium
Pasadena, California, U.S.
CountryUnited States
Presented by
Hosted by
Most nominationsGeneral Hospital (26)
Websiteemmyonline.org
Television/radio coverage
NetworkWebcast

The 45th Daytime Emmy Awards, presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), "recognizes outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. during the 2017 calendar year". The ceremony took place on April 29, 2018 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.[1]

The drama pre-nominees were announced on January 25, 2018, and the standard nominations were announced on March 21, 2018, during an episode of The Talk.[2] ABC's General Hospital has the most nominations with 26.[3] The 45th Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony, for extended Daytime Emmy categories, were held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on April 27, 2018.[1]

Mario Lopez and Sheryl Underwood returned to host the ceremony, which was broadcast as a live webcast via various live streaming and social networking services (including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube), forgoing a traditional television broadcast for the third year in a row.[4]

Winners and nominees

Eileen Davidson, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series winner
Eileen Davidson, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series winner
James Reynolds, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series winner
James Reynolds, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series winner
Greg Vaughan, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series winner
Greg Vaughan, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series winner
Wayne Brady, Outstanding Game Show Host winner
Wayne Brady, Outstanding Game Show Host winner
Steve Harvey, Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host winner
Steve Harvey, Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host winner
Sid and Marty Krofft, Lifetime Achievement Award winners
Sid and Marty Krofft, Lifetime Achievement Award winners

Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface.[5][6][7]


Category Nominees
Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Digital Daytime Drama Series
Outstanding Game Show
Outstanding Morning Program
Outstanding Talk Show/Informative
Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment
Outstanding Entertainment News Program
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series
Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series
  • Rome Flynn as Zende Forrester-Dominguez, The Bold and the Beautiful
    • Lucas Adams as Tripp Dalton, Days of Our Lives
    • Tristan Lake Leabu as Reed Hellstrom, The Young and the Restless
    • Casey Moss as JJ Deveraux, Days of Our Lives
    • Hudson West as Jake Spencer, General Hospital
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series
Outstanding Game Show Host
Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host
Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host
Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team
Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team

Lifetime Achievement Awards

The NATAS announced the following winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award on February 1, 2018:[1]

Presenters and performances

The following individuals presented awards or performed musical acts.

Presenters (in order of appearance)

Mario Lopez served as one of the hosts and a presenter during the ceremony
Mario Lopez served as one of the hosts and a presenter during the ceremony
Sheryl Underwood served as one of the host and a presenter during the ceremony
Sheryl Underwood served as one of the host and a presenter during the ceremony
Name Role
Christian Lanz Announcer for the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards
Debbie Matenopoulos
Mark Steines
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series
Gloria Allred Presenter of the award for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program
Gaby Natale Presenter of the special tribute of 35th Anniversary of Wheel of Fortune
Adrienne Houghton
Loni Love
Jeannie Mai
Tamera Mowry-Housley
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series
Sharon Case
Kristoff St. John
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Talk Show/Informative
Sal Stowers
Greg Vaughan
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team
Chris Van Etten
Brandon McMillan
Presenter of the award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series
Finola Hughes
Michelle Stafford
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Culinary Show Host
Jamie Farr
Loretta Swit
Presenters of the special tribute of the 55th Anniversary of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Mario Lopez
Gia Francessca Lopez
Presenters of the awards for Outstanding Entertainment Program in Spanish
Outstanding Morning Program in Spanish, and Outstanding Daytime Talent in a Spanish Language Program
Peter Marshall
Tom Bergeron
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Game Show Host and Outstanding Game Show
Laura Wright Presenter of the special tribute of the 55th Anniversary of General Hospital
Suzanne Rogers Presenter of the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Molly Burnett
James Bland
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Digital Daytime Drama Series
AJ Gibson
Vivica A. Fox
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Morning Program
Kellie Pickler
Ben Aaron
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Deidre Hall Presenter of the Lifetime Achievement Award
David Osmond
Marie Osmond
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment
Jesse Palmer
Valerie Bertinelli
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host
Bradley Bell
Lauralee Bell
Presenters of the special tribute of the 45th Anniversary of The Young and the Restless
Kevin Frazier
Nancy O'Dell
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Culinary Program
Chuck Dages (NATAS Chairman) Special presentation highlighting the benefits of daytime television and diversity
Mario Lopez Introducer of Joely Fisher and In Memoriam tribute
Katherine Kelly Lang
Rena Sofer
Heather Tom
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Sara Gilbert
Eve
Julie Chen
Sheryl Underwood
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Entertainment News Program
Kristos Andrews
Anne Marie Cummings
Highlighters of the Creative Arts Lifetime Achievement Awards
Chris Harrison Presenter of the award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host
Elizabeth Hubbard
Martha Byrne
Presenters of the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Jane Pauley Presenter of the award for Outstanding Drama Series

Performers

Name(s) Role Performed
Caleb Martin & The Remotres Music Director Band
N/A Performers/Dancers "I Gotta Feeling" as opening acts
Joely Fisher Performer "Astonishing" during the annual In Memoriam tribute

In Memoriam

Joely Fisher performed "Astonishing" from Little Women as the following people were honored:[8]

References

  1. ^ a b c Pedersen, Erik (February 1, 2018). "Daytime Emmys Career Honorees: Bill Hayes, Susan Seaforth Hayes, Sid & Marty Krofft". Deadline Hollywood. United States: Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  2. ^ "Drame Performer Pre-nominations for the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards". Daytime Emmy Awards. New York City: National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. January 25, 2018. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  3. ^ Variety Staff (March 21, 2018). "Daytime Emmy Awards: ABC's General Hospital Leads With 26 Nominations". Variety. Los Angeles: Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved March 22, 2018.
  4. ^ Haring, Bruce (April 29, 2018). "How To Watch The 2018 Daytime Emmy Awards". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 30, 2018.
  5. ^ Schwartz, Ryan (March 21, 2018). "Daytime Emmy Nominations: GH Leads Soap Opera Pack". TVLine. United States: TVLine Media, LLC. (Penske Media Corporation). Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  6. ^ "2018 Daytime Emmy Awards Nominees" (PDF). Daytime Emmy Awards. New York City: National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  7. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (April 29, 2018). "Daytime Emmy Awards Complete Winners List: Days Of Our Lives, The Talk, GMA Among Honorees" (PDF). Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 30, 2018.
  8. ^ Daytime Emmys 2018 ceremony. YouTube.