The Daytime Emmy Ceremony: What We Know So Far

The 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards will be held next month in California!

Daytime fans across the board have cherished the annual Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony for decades. For the past few years, the ceremonies have been the source of drama as major as some serial sudser storylines. So, for all you daytime awards show nuts, here’s what we know right now about the upcoming 2017 ceremony!

Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going

The ceremonies will be held Sunday, April 30th, at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, reported Soaps In Depth (SID).

So that’s one way to catch some soap star sightings, but it’s not so feasible for all of us. And what of seeing the actual awards be handed out?

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), who organizes the affair, hasn’t yet released any information on if/when/where we can watch the ceremonies on TV or online. At this point, that’s good news, considering all the ups and downs involved in the airing or streaming of the ceremonies over the past several years.

“In 2014, there was an ill-fated attempt to webcast the show live, and cable network Pop aired the 2015 Emmys, but the 2016 ceremony was not televised at all. It was, however, released online for viewing shortly afterwards,” SID reminded us.

Keep Checking Back With Soap Cities!

We’ll keep abreast of the info and let all you soap fans and Soap Cities readers out there know as soon as there is more word.

If you want to let the NATAS know how much you want to see the awards or have ideas on how they can help us all do so, here’s a link with contact info!

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Akbi Khan has been watching and loving soap operas for 31 years and writing about them for the last four. She also loves sitcoms; musicals; laughter; going dancing; spending time with family and friends; fighting for animal rights, ethical environmental stewardship, civil liberties preservation, and LGBTQ rights; and evolving along a spiritual path. She has a Master’s in rhetoric and composition. Akbi is 39 years old and lives in Ellicott City, Maryland.

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