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39th Annual Daytime Emmy Presenters Announced

Barbara Walters, Rachael Ray, Anderson Cooper, Kristian Alfonso and more

By TVDeeva Deanna Barnert Jun 14, 2012 2:15PM

With the 39th Annual Daytime Emmys set to air live from the Beverly Hilton on Saturday, June 23, the show is officially coming together. Broadcasting partner HLN has announced the first round of Daytime Emmy presenters, as well as which familiar faces to look for in the audience.


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Kristian Alfonso ("Days of Our Lives"), Anderson Cooper, Jack Hanna, Rachael Ray, Caroll Spinney ("Sesame Street") and the cast of “The Doctors” are confirmed to present at the Daytime Emmys. As previously announced, Barbara Walters will also be onhand to present this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award to Bill Geddie, Executive Producer of “The View.”


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Last year’s Daytime Emmy host Wayne Brady (“Let’s Make a Deal”) is expected to attend the show; along with Food Network’s Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis; Ben Bailey (“Cash Cab”); Alex Trebek (“Jeopardy”); Oscar the Grouch and Leslie Carrara-Rudolph (“Sesame Street”) and “The Talk” hosts Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Sara Gilbert


Soap fans can look for the following stars in the audience: 


“All My Children” -- Sean Blakemore, Melissa Claire Egan and Darnell Williams


“Days of Our Lives” -- Matthew Ashford, Molly Burnett, Crystal Chappel, Shelley Hennig and Peter Reckell


”One Life To Live” -- Erika Slezak and Robert S. Woods


“General Hospital” -- Maurice Benard, Bradford Anderson, Finola Hughes and Anthony Geary


“The Bold and the Beautiful” -- John McCook, Heather Tom and Jacqueline MacInnes Wood


“The Young and the Restless” -- Elizabeth Hendrikson and Christel Khalil


HLN has promised to shake up the Daytime Emmys with surprise guests and unusual presenter pairings. The show will feature over 20 categories, so stay tuned for more presenter news.


More: Breaking Down the 39th Daytime Emmy Nominations


Daytime Creative Arts and Entertainment Emmy Awards

The 39th Annual Daytime Creative Arts and Entertainment Emmy Awards, which take place June 17 without any TV cameras, are also coming together.

“Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen” host Byron Allen will host the untelevised affair. Presenters from the soap world include Vincent Irizarry (“All My Children”); Kristolyn Lloyd and John McCook (“The Bold And The Beautiful”) Lauren Koslow and James Scott (“Days Of Our Lives”); Julie Marie Berman, Dominic Zamprogna and Kristen Alderson (“General Hospital”); Eddie Alderson (“One Life To Live”) and Michelle Stafford, Christian LeBlanc and Melissa Claire Egan (“The Young And The Restless”).

The 39th Daytime Emmy Awards airs Saturday, June 23, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on HLN.

Jun 15, 2012 12:07AM
Sean Blakemore is on "General Hospital", not "All My Children"!
Jun 14, 2012 8:20PM
Sean Blakemore wasn't on AMC.  He was on Y&R in 2004 and others in other years, but not AMC.
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