The Talk's Sheryl Underwood To Host The 48th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

Watch the awards show on Friday, June 25 at 8/7c on CBS and streaming on Paramount+.
Posted on Jun 8, 2021 | 11:15am
The celebration of the best of daytime television now has a host for the party!

Sheryl Underwood, Daytime Emmy® Award-winner and host of CBS’ Daytime Emmy® Award-winning show The Talk, announced live today during the show that she will host the 48th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards, to be broadcast Friday, June 25 at 8/7c on CBS and available on the CBS app and streaming live and on demand on Paramount+.

READ: The 48th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Nominees

This will mark the fifth time Underwood has hosted the show and the 15th time CBS has broadcast the Daytime Emmy® Awards, more than any other network. 

Underwood will host the 48th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards from Los Angeles, with featured talent appearing from the Emmy stage, individual show studios, and homes to accept their awards. Additional winners will be announced simultaneously on Twitter (@DaytimeEmmys). Awards for Daytime Children’s Programming, Animation, and Daytime Lifestyle Programming will be presented in a separate ceremony in July.

Underwood has been a host on The Talk for 10 years, in addition to being a multi-faceted entrepreneur who is considered one of today’s hardest working comediennes and a sought-after media personality. She holds four honorary doctorates, including an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Benedict College in Columbia, S.C., and other degrees from South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, S.C., the University of Illinois-Chicago, and Voorhees College in Denmark, S.C.  

Also, Underwood hosts “Sheryl Underwood Radio” which has 511 domestic and international affiliates, and “The World According to Sheryl – The Podcast of Sheryl Underwood Radio.” Underwood has guest-starred in the CBS daytime dramas The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful. Her film credits include Bulworth, I Got the Hook-Up, and Beauty Shop, starring Queen Latifah.

The Daytime Emmy® Awards have recognized outstanding achievement in daytime television programming since 1974. The awards are presented to programs broadcast between 2 AM and 6 PM, as well as all forms of children’s television programming, and certain categories of streaming and syndicated content. This year’s Daytime Emmys® are the most competitive ever, with more than 3,100 submissions featuring content that originally premiered in calendar year 2020, judged by a pool of peer professionals from across the television industry.

Watch the 48th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards on Friday, June 25 at 8/7c on CBS and streaming on Paramount+.