NATAS and KNEKT TV Partner on 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Digital Telecast (EXCLUSIVE)
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and KNEKT TV are partnering on an inaugural digital telecast of the 45th annual Daytime Emmy Awards taking place April 29, Variety has learned exclusively.
“NATAS is thrilled to have this partnership which gives us the potential of the largest world-wide audience we have ever had,” NATAS senior vice president and Daytime Emmy Awards executive producer David Michaels said in a statement. “In addition we are very excited about the live red carpet show and the backstage winner interviews KNEKT is doing with Carolyn Hennesy which allows the fans to ‘see it all.’”
The event will begin with the red carpet pre-show which will live-stream on all of the Daytime Emmys’ social media platforms (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and its website), as well as on KNEKT’s digital television network on platforms including Apple TV, Roku, iOS and Android.
|Awarded for||Outstanding achievement in daytime television|
|Date||April 29, 2018|
|Location||Pasadena Civic Auditorium
Pasadena, California, U.S.
Nominations for the 45th annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced on Wednesday on CBS’ The Talk, and ABC’s General Hospital juuuuust barely led the soap opera pack with 26 total nominations.
NBC’s Days of Our Lives and CBS’ The Young and the Restless followed very closely with 25 nods each, while CBS’ The Bold and the Beautiful racked up 18. Not far behind B&B was the online serial The Bay The Series, with 15 noms.