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The Presenters And Special Guests Appearing In The 47th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

Gayle King, Kelsey Grammer, Melody Scott Thomas, Kathie Lee Gifford, Cookie Monster, and more will make appearances at the show on June 26 on CBS.
Posted on Jun 23, 2020 | 09:10am
It's not a party until the guests arrive and the RSVPs are in for the 47th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards!

The presenters, special appearances, and on-air categories have now been announced for the broadcast on Friday, June 26 at 8/7c on CBS.

As previously announced, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba, and Marie Osmond, the hosts of CBS’ Daytime Emmy® Award-winning show The Talk, will host the show.

READ: How To Watch The 47th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards

Presenters and other stars scheduled to appear include Gayle King (CBS This Morning), Kelsey Grammer (Light as a Feather, Cheers, Frasier), Melody Scott Thomas (The Young and the Restless), Kathie Lee Gifford (Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee, Today Show), Cookie Monster (Sesame Street), Scott Evans (Access Hollywood), Patrika Darbo (Studio City, Days of our Lives, The Bold and the Beautiful), Kevin Frazier (Entertainment Tonight), Wayne Brady (Let's Make A Deal, The Bold and the Beautiful)), Michael Strahan (Good Morning America, GMA3, Strahan, Sara & Keke), James Reynolds (Days of our Lives), Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (The Bold and the Beautiful), Maurice Bernard (General Hospital), Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest (Live with Kelly and Ryan), Nate Burleson (Extra), Sunny Hostin (The View), and Eric Braeden (The Young and the Restless).

The 47th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards will feature awards presented virtually in leading categories, with recipients and other special guests appearing from home in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Categories scheduled for the CBS broadcast include:
  • Outstanding Drama Series
  • Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress in a Drama Series
  • Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Drama Series
  • Outstanding Entertainment News Show
  • Outstanding Writing Team for a Drama Series
  • Outstanding Digital Drama Series
  • Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host
  • Outstanding Game Show Host
  • Outstanding Game Show
  • Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
  • Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show
  • Outstanding Informative Talk Show
  • Outstanding Younger Performer in a Drama Series
  • Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program
  • Outstanding Special Class Special
  • Outstanding Culinary Series
  • Outstanding Morning Show
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Additional categories will be announced on the Daytime Emmys’ social media accounts simultaneously with the CBS broadcast, with some immediately following the broadcast and others streamed in separate virtual ceremonies on July 19 and July 26. More details and information regarding the streaming ceremonies will be announced at a future date by NATAS.

The Daytime Emmy® Awards have recognized outstanding achievement in daytime television programming since 1974. The awards are presented to individuals and programs broadcast between 2:00 AM and 6:00 PM, as well as certain categories of digital and syndicated programming of similar content.

This year’s awards honor content from more than 2,700 submissions that originally premiered in calendar-year 2019, judged by a pool of 1,000 peer professionals from across the television industry.

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Watch the 47th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards Friday, June 26 at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.