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The Reel Emmy story: Lead Actor
Posted Friday, May 16, 2014 12:21:36 PM
A typical soap opera airs over 250 original episodes per year. When it comes to Emmy night, determining the best of the best comes down to a single episode. These are the episodes submitted by this year's Outstanding Lead Actor and Actress contenders.
Here are the clips submitted by the Lead Actor nominees this year for Emmy consideration. To view the Lead Actress reels, click here. We've provided synopses for each clip and provided links to our comprehensive recaps of those episodes so that you can get a better feel for what action took place. To get all the additional details, just click on the appropriate links.


Outstanding Lead Actor


Peter Bergman Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott, The Young and the Restless)
Episode # 10196
Air Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Running Time: 9:54
 
Episode Synopsis: Jack confronts Phyllis about kissing his son, Kyle. He is stunned when Phyllis reveals that Jack is the biological father to her daughter, Summer. He reflects on Summer's birth and laments the time he's lost with his daughter.



Doug Davidson Doug Davidson (Paul Williams, The Young and the Restless)
Episode # 10094
Air Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Running Time: 8:35
 
Episode Synopsis: An impassioned Paul pleads with Jamie not to jump off the roof. Later, Paul tells Phyllis that Fen and her daughter had been bullying Jamie for months.



Christian J LeBlanc Christian J LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin, The Young and the Restless)
Episode # 10154
Air Date: Thursday, May 9, 2013
Running Time: 7:58
 
Episode Synopsis: Michael asks Lauren if she's been cheating on him. As Lauren avoids the question, Michael vacillates between sorrow and anger. Later, when he sees Carmine, Michael makes the connection.



Billy J Miller Billy J Miller (Billy Abbott, The Young and the Restless)
Episode # 10267
Air Date: Friday, October 18, 2013
Running Time: 9:04
 
Episode Synopsis: Billy questions the motives behind Adam's sudden display of compassion following Delia's death. Later, a heartbroken Billy lashes out at Victoria before breaking down.



Jason Thompson Jason Thompson (Patrick Drake, General Hospital)
Episode # 12960
Air Date: Monday, December 23, 2013
Running Time: 10:13
 
Episode Synopsis: Patrick tells Sabrina that he loves her, but he has chosen to get back together with Robin. Later, Patrick tells Robin that he's chosen to be with her.
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