'View' from the top of Emmy race

NEW YORK -- ABC daytime series The View led all talk shows with 10 nominations for the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' 30th annual Daytime Emmy Awards. With the nominations announced live Wednesday morning on their own program, the cast of View celebrated being in the running for best talk show and a combined nomination for Barbara Walters, Star Jones, Lisa Ling, Meredith Vieira and Joy Behar for best talk show hosts. Other nominees in the talk show host category are Phil McGraw for his freshman hit syndicated series Dr. Phil, Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa for Live! With Regis & Kelly, Lisa Rinna and Ty Treadway for SoapTalk on the SoapNet cable channel and Wayne Brady for his new syndicated talk-variety series The Wayne Brady Show. All four of those shows were also nominated in the talk show category. The picks for top drama series were CBS' As the World Turns, The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young & the Restless and ABC's Port Charles. Last year's winner, ABC's One Life to Live, was not nominated. Among the competitors in the drama series and acting categories, ABC's All My Children led with 17 nominations, followed by CBS' Guiding Light with 14 and ABC's General Hospital and CBS' Y&R with 12 apiece.

Similar News