THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ART & SCIENCES ANNOUNCES PRESENTERS FOR THE 45TH ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS ON FRIDAY, APRIL 27 AND SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2018

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LOS ANGELES, CA – April 24, 2018 – Some of the biggest and brightest stars of daytime television are scheduled to present at the 45th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards on Friday, April 27, 2018 and the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the historic Pasadena Civic Auditorium located in Pasadena, Southern California. The Sunday Daytime Emmy Awards will be streamed-live on Facebook Live, Twitter, the NATAS website (www.emmyonline.tv), and the KNEKTtv platform.

In addition to our previous announced hosts, Mario Lopez (EXTRA) and Sheryl Underwood (The Talk), the line-up of presenters for the Sunday, April 29 show include, Marie & David Osmond, Jane Pauley (CBS Sunday Morning), Loretta Swit and Jamie Farr, Tom Bergeron (Dancing with the Stars), Peter Marshall, Larry King (Larry King Now), Chris Harrison (Who Wants to be a Millionaire/The Bachelor), Nancy O’Dell and Kevin Frazier (ET), Valerie Bertinelli (Valerie’s Home Cooking), Julie Chen, Eve, Sara Gilbert (The Talk), Adrienne Houghton, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Loni Love, and Jeannie Mai (The Real), Gaby Natale (Super Latina), Mark Steines, Debbie Matenopoulos (Home and Family), A.J. Gibson, Vivica A. Fox, Martha Byrne and Elizabeth Hubbard, and Gloria Allred, plus Brandon McMillan (Lucky Dog), Kellie Pickler and Ben Aaron (Pickler & Ben). Also presenting are cast members from the four daytime soaps, including Deidre Hall, Suzanne Rogers, Sal Stowers and Greg Vaughan (Days of Our Lives), Carolyn Hennesy, Finola Hughes, Michelle Stafford, Chris Van Etten and Laura Wright (General Hospital), Katherine Kelly Lang, Heather Tom and Rena Sofer (The Bold & the Beautiful), and Sharon Case and Kristoff St. John (The Young & the Restless) and from the digital soaps, James Bland (Giants), Molly Burnett (Relationship Status), Anne Marie Cummings (Conversations in LA) and Kristos Andrews (The Bay).  A special musical performance by Joely Fisher. Music provided by Caleb Nelson and The Remotes.

The line-up of presenters for the Friday, April 27, show include David Arquette (Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter), David Osmond (Wonderama), Rodrigo Blaas, Marc Guggenheim and Chad Hammes (Trollhunters), Emily Calandrelli (Xploration Outer Space), Steve Spangler (Xploration, DIY), Michael Stevens (Mind Field), Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants), Vanessa Lachey, Curtis Stone, and Tiffany Derry (Top Chef Jr.), Michela Luci (Dino Dana), Raven-Symone (Raven’s Home), Danny Seo (Naturally Danny Seo), Josh Garcia (The Voyager with Josh Garcia), Alie Ward (The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation), Maureen Fan and Eric Darnell (Baobab).  In addition, also presenting from the world of daytime soaps, Annika Noelle, Jeremy Ray Valdez (The Bold and the Beautiful), Victoria Konefal, Lamon Archey (Days of Our Lives), Laura Wright and Wes Ramsey (General Hospital), Kate Linder and Christian LeBlanc (The Young & the Restless), Kit Williamson (Eastsiders), Anne Marie Cummings, Gustavo Velasquez (Conversations in LA), Vanessa Baden Kelly (Giants), and Richard Brooks (The Rich and the Ruthless).

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The Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards and The Daytime Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. during the 2017 calendar year.

The 45th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards and The Daytime Emmy Awards is a presentation of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.  Yangaroo, Inc. is the official provider of the Digital Media Distribution System Awards Management Solution (“DMDS”) for the submission, judging and voting of all programs in the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.

United Airlines is the official airline of the Daytime Emmy Awards and The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

About The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a professional service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy Award for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime Entertainment, Daytime Creative Arts & Entertainment, Public & Community Service, and Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of over 16,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the country. Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including Regional Student Television and its Student Award for Excellence for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public. For more information, please visit the website at www.emmyonline.tv.

NATAS Social Media:
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NATAS Press Contact:
Paul G. Pillitteri
SVP, Communications, ppillitteri@emmyonline.tv

NATAS PR LA/Social Media Contacts:

Harlan Boll
h.boll@dcpublicity.com
626-296-3757

Lisa England
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