Daytime Emmys to air on CBS
Posted Monday, March 21, 2011 2:48:58 PM
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THE show will go on. CBS has confirmed that it will air this year's Daytime Emmy Awards on June 19. The ceremony will once again be held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards will be broadcast live on CBS on Sunday, June 19, from the Las Vegas Hilton. This marks the second time that the ceremony, celebrating the best in daytime television, will take place in Las Vegas.

"NATAS is once again delighted to work with CBS and ATI on the broadcast of the Daytime Emmy Awards," said Darryl Cohen, Chairman, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. "All of us are excited to once again show America just how great and relevant daytime television is to all of us. We look forward to a fabulous evening of television that will delight, entertain and enlighten!"

"The best of daytime will be joined by the best of Las Vegas as some of the greatest entertainers in the world will join us for a celebration of all that is great about daytime television," added Jack Sussman, Executive Vice President, Specials, Music and Live Events, CBS Entertainment. "It will be a primetime event for television honoring daytime's best with non-stop entertainment, guest star surprises and oh, yes, we'll give out a few awards as well."

For the third year in a row, Associated Television International will be producing the telecast.

"We are delighted to be working again with NATAS and CBS after last year's great success," said David McKenzie, executive producer and ATI president. "Daytime television continues to be a dominant force in the industry and we're proud that we're bringing this special night honoring the daytime community to a wide television audience."

The Daytime Emmy nominations will be announced on May 11. This year's list of pre-nominees was released in February.

The CBS telecast of the Daytime Emmys will air from 8:00pm to 10:00pm.

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