HLN will exclusively air the Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards, on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 8 p.m. ET recognizing outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00 a.m. – 6 p.m. Barbara Walters will present this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award to Bill Geddie, Executive Producer of THE VIEW.
Kristian Alfonso, Anderson Cooper, Jack Hanna, Rachael Ray, Caroll Spinney, Barbara Walters and the cast of talk show THE DOCTORS are confirmed to present.
Expected to attend:
GENERAL HOSPITAL: Maurice Benard, Sean Blakemore, Bradford Anderson, FInola Hughes and Anthony Geary
ALL MY CHILDREN (now YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS): Melissa Claire Egan and Darnell Williams
DAYS OF OUR LIVES: Matthew Ashford, Molly Burnett, Crystal Chappell, Shelley Hennig and Peter Reckell
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: John McCook, Heather Tom and Jacqueline MacInnes Wood
ONE LIFE TO LIVE's Erika Slezak and Robert S. Woods
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS: Elizabeth Hendrickson and Christel Khalil
Others include Food Network’s Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis; Ben Bailey of CASH CAB; JEOPARDY's Alex Trebek; Leslie Carrara -Rudolph from SESAME STREET; THE TALK's Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Sara Gilbert; Wayne Brady, LET'S MAKE A DEAL; and Oscar the Grouch, with many more to be announced shortly.
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