Daytime Emmy Pre-Nominations Announced
By LaDale Anderson
Feb 27, 2013 - 7:18:43 PM

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—While we’re still three months before the official nominations for the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, the industry has a bit of an idea of those competing for the top prize as the pre-nominations were announced for some of your favorite soap stars. The top 10 candidates were selected in each of the following races: Lead Actress, Lead Actor, Supporting Actress, Supporting Actor, Younger Actress and Younger Actor. 


Nominees for Lead Actress include Sharon Case “The Young and the Restless,” Jeanne Cooper “The Young and the Restless,” Melody Thomas Scott “The Young and the Restless,” Michelle Stafford “The Young and the Restless,” Susan Flannery “The Bold and the Beautiful,” Finola Hughes “General Hospital,” Kelly Sullivan “General Hospital,” Laura Wright “General Hospital,” Peggy McCay “Days of Our Lives,” Kelly Monaco “General Hospital” and Heather Tom “The Bold and the Beautiful.”

Contenders for Lead Actor include Maurice Benard “ General Hospital,” Roger Howarth “ General Hospital,” Jason Thompson “ General Hospital,” Peter Bergman “The Young and the Restless,” Doug Davidson “The Young and the Restless,” Michael Muhney “The Young and the Restless,” Christian J. LeBlanc “The Young and the Restless,” Don Diamont “The Bold and the Beautiful,” John McCook “The Bold and the Beautiful” and Stephen Nichols “The Young and the Restless.”


For Supporting Actress nominees are Jessica Collins “The Young and the Restless,” Melissa Claire Egan “The Young and the Restless,” Elizabeth Hendrickson “The Young and the Restless,” Julie Marie Berman “General Hospital,” Nancy Lee Grahn “General Hospital,” Lisa LoCicero “General Hospital,” Rebecca Herbst “General Hospital,” Robin Mattson “General Hospital,” Arianne Zucker “Days of Our Lives” and Katherine Kelly Lang “The Bold and the Beautiful.”


In the Supporting Actor race are Bradford Anderson “General Hospital,” Jeff Branson “The Young and the Restless,” Billy Miller “The Young and the Restless,” Peter Porte “The Young and the Restless,” Greg Rikaart “The Young and the Restless,” Scott Clifton “The Bold and the Beautiful,” Shawn Christian “Days of Our Lives,” Bryan Dattillo “Days of Our Lives,” James Reynolds “Days of Our Lives” and Greg Vaughn “Days of Our Lives.”


Those vying for the prize for Younger Actor include Casey Deidrick “Days of Our Lives,” Chandler Massey “Days of Our Lives,” Freddie Smith “Days of Our Lives,” Chad Duell “General Hospital,” Tequan Richmond “General Hospital,” Adam Gregory “The Bold and the Beautiful,” Max Ehrich “The Young and the Restless,” Bryton James “The Young and the Restless” and Daniel Polo “The Young and the Restless.”


In the race for Younger Actress the contenders include Jacqueline MacInnes Wood “The Bold and the Beautiful,” Kim Matula “The Bold and the Beautiful,” Linsey Godfrey “The Bold and the Beautiful,” Kristen Alderson “General Hospital,” Lindsey Morgan “General Hospital,” Haley Pullos “General Hospital,” Kate Mansi “Days of Our Lives,” Camila Banus “Days of Our Lives” and Hunter King “The Young and the Restless.”

The official list of nominees will be unveiled on May 1, 2013. 

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