The Daytime Emmy Awards are known for recognizing achievements in all fields of daytime television broadcast from 2 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Some of the announcements for major categories was made on Good Morning America.
The Young and the Restless scored the most nominations, with 26 overall, followed by The Bold and the Beautiful with 18 nominations. General Hospital failed to gain any nominations, but One Life to Live became the first online soap opera to have a nomination for Outstanding Drama Series, according to Michael Fairman On Air.
Nominees for the Outstanding Drama Series are: The Bold and Beautiful, Days of our Lives, One Life to Live and The Young and the Restless.
The Bold and the Beautiful had two actresses to be nominated for the Outstanding Lead Actress in Drama Series; Katherine Kelly Lang and Heather Tom. The soap opera also had the actor Scott Clifton nominated as Outstanding Supporting Actor. Linsey Godfrey and Kim Matula were also nominated in other categories.
The show also received nominations in outstanding writers, directing team and lighting.
With the Daytime Emmys approaching, TheCelebrityCafe.com would like to take a look at the past ten winners of the Outstanding Drama Series.
[new page]During its last two seasons Breaking Bad won the Outstanding Drama Series award during the Daytime Emmys in 2013 and 2012. The show caught the attention of many with its unorthodox storyline and edge-of-seat plot.
[new page]Mad Men won the Outstanding Drama Series award from 2008-2011. The series premiered in 2007 and captured many viewers during its time on air.
[new page]The Sopranos won the award for Outstanding Drama Series for the years 2004 and 2007. The show premiered in 1999 and was a favorite of many for years. Fans were extremely disappointed with the last episode, but it did not stop them from winning the award.
[new page]24 premiered in 2001 and won the award for Outstanding Drama Series in 2006. The show ended in 2010, but Fox has reveled that they would release a second 24 series on May 5, 2014.
[new page]Lost won the award in 2004 after debuting that year. The series aired on ABC from 2004 until 2010. Many people loved and still love the TV series.[new page]The West Wing won Outstanding Drama Series from 2000-2003. The show debuted as a political drama in 1999 and aired until 2006. They won the award for the second through fifth seasons.[new page]The Practice won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series in 1998 and 1999. The legal drama TV series premiered in 1997 and ran to 2004. It was a spin-off from the series Boston Legal.[new page]Law and Order ran from 1990 until 2010 and won a Daytime Emmy in 1997 for Best Drama Series. It was the longest-running crime drama in primetime television.[new page]The drama ER won the award for Best Drama Series in 1996. The series ran from 1994 until 2009. The show followed the inner life of the emergency room of fictional General Hospital.[new page]NYPD Blue won the award for Best Drama Series in 1996. The series debuted in 1993 and aired its final episode in 2005.