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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 12th Daytime Emmy Awards
The 12th Daytime Emmy Awards were held in 1985 to commemorate excellence in daytime programming from the previous year (1984).
The Daytime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming.
Daytime Emmy Awards The Daytime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recog...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/12th-Daytime-Emmy-Awards   (344 words)

  
 Soap Opera
Despite the fact that the soap opera is demonstrably one of the most narratively complex genres of television drama whose enjoyment requires considerable knowledge by its viewers, and despite the fact that its appeals for half a century have cut across social and demographic categories, the term continues to carry this sexist and classist baggage.
Although daytime viewing figures have fluctuated somewhat since then, the trend over the past twenty years is clear: the audience for network programming in general and daytime programming specifically is shrinking.
It is also the most popular genre of television drama in the world today and probably in the history of world broadcasting: no other form of television fiction has attracted more viewers in more countries over a longer period of time.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/S/htmlS/soapopera/soapopera.htm   (5947 words)

  
  Daytime Emmy Award - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Daytime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles-based Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American daytime television programming.
Originally, the show was aired during the daytime hours, but in 1991 the awards were moved to a nighttime broadcast.
Due to the relatively small size of the world of Daytime Television (particularly television soap operas) it has become quite common for the same people to be nominated year after year, the most infamous being All My Children star Susan Lucci, whose name became synonymous with being nominated for an award and never winning.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Daytime_Emmy_Award   (947 words)

  
 Daytime Soap Opera Trivia
Whether you are (or once were) a soap fan or just curious about the medium of daytime drama which has entertained and informed millions of people every weekday afternoon for over seventy years, the fun facts in this article are sure to make you a soap insider.
In 1965, there were 19 different daytime dramas airing every afternoon on television.
ANOTHER WORLD was the first daytime drama to expand to a full hour and the only daytime drama ever to expand to a 90-minute format, which it kept for a year and a half in the late 1970's before returning to an hour.
www.matthewgrantonline.com /Daytime_Soap_Opera_Trivia.html   (805 words)

  
 Daytime's other drama: despite its popularity with black audiences, daytime television discounts black talent in front ...
Daytime's other drama: despite its popularity with fl audiences, daytime television discounts fl talent in front of, and behind, the camera.
It cannot be denied that African Americans are daytime television's predominant audience, accounting for 12.6% of the U.S. population, but almost 20% of the 40.3 million daytime's viewers.
Daytime dramas maintain audience interest every week because they don't stop production in the summers to show reruns.
findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1365/is_5_35/ai_n8708919   (927 words)

  
 Daytime's other drama: despite its popularity with black audiences, daytime television discounts black talent in front ...
Daytime's other drama: despite its popularity with fl audiences, daytime television discounts fl talent in front of, and behind, the camera.
It cannot be denied that African Americans are daytime television's predominant audience, accounting for 12.6% of the U.S. population, but almost 20% of the 40.3 million daytime's viewers.
Daytime dramas maintain audience interest every week because they don't stop production in the summers to show reruns.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1365/is_5_35/ai_n8708919   (933 words)

  
 ContraCostaTimes.com | 01/03/2007 | A bold move in daytime drama
It's the first time a daytime drama has tackled a transgender coming-out story line, and producers of the 36-year-old soap said they are determined to make it a nuanced, realistic portrayal.
But daytime dramas have been more tentative about delving into homosexuality, largely out of fear of alienating the largely conservative audience that tunes in during the day.
"Daytime soaps are predicated on heterosexual love and romance, so even to play with the fluidity of sexual orientation was a big deal," Harrington said.
www.contracostatimes.com /mld/cctimes/16373013.htm   (828 words)

  
 MySpace.com - Daytime Drama Home - 30 - Male - BEVERLY HILLS, California - www.myspace.com/daytimedrama1
Daytime drama is a unique medium, in that it's the only medium that provides an on-going story of the lives of characters and families over the course of many years.
Those involved with daytime drama are some of the hardest working people in the television industry, and don't often receive the recognition they deserve, thanks to some negative stereotypes.
Nice to see someone who appreciates all the hard work that goes into a daytime drama, for me, working on "All My Children" was such an amazing experience, and yes, a lot of work, but so rewarding because of fans like you, your dedication and support are imperative to the survival of this medium.
profile.myspace.com /index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=100922039   (833 words)

  
 Producer Monty, 84, Dies; Reinvented 'General Hospital' - Introduced groundbreaking storylines like Luke and Laura's ...
Gloria Monty, a producer whose reinvention of the ABC daytime drama "General Hospital" in the late 1970s turned it into a pop phenomenon that helped modernize television soap operas, has died.
She broke new ground in storytelling by introducing action-adventure and science fiction to the tried-and-true daytime staples of romance and infidelity.
In 1954, CBS hired her to direct the pilot for the daytime drama "Secret Storm," which she produced and directed for 14 years.
www.zap2it.com /tv/news/zap-gloriamontygeneralhospitalproducerobit,0,6491103.story   (963 words)

  
 soapcentral.com | Awards | Daytime Emmys | soapcentral.com @ soapcentral.com
In fact, in 1971 only one award was handed out---the award for top daytime drama series.
In 1973, daytime television was given its own Emmy ceremony.
All persons involved in daytime television were allow to submit one nomination in each category.
www.soapcentral.com /soapcentral/awards/emmys/index.php   (628 words)

  
 Epilepsy Fdn.-Drama Versus Reality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
So, when the Epilepsy Foundation was presented with an opportunity to collaborate with CBS – and its number-one daytime drama, The Young and the Restless – to have a modicum of influence on a program dealing with epilepsy, it jumped at the opportunity.
One of the major characters of the famous daytime drama, "Victor Newman," would be diagnosed with epilepsy.
The Young and the Restless (www.cbs.com/daytime/yr/) has been the number one-rated daytime drama for more than 17 years and is in its 34th season.
www.epilepsyfoundation.org /epilepsyusa/ericbraeden.cfm   (2045 words)

  
 All the drama of daytime any time of night
Work beckoned some out of the house; others were called to a different type of duty by their multi-tasking offspring who required transportation to and from play dates, school and soccer practice.
Since 1990, the median age for viewers of daytime dramas has gone up by an average of seven years, making the audience less attractive to advertisers targeting the young.
Scheduling "Days," the top-rated daytime drama among 18- to 34-year-old women, as well as programming a bloc of prime-time classics that include "Dallas," "Knots Landing" and "Beverly Hills, 90210" helped round out the schedule until executives were ready to take it to another level and develop original programming.
www.azcentral.com /ent/tv/articles/0422soapnet.html   (1253 words)

  
 29th Daytime Emmy Awards
Instead it was a primetime affair honoring the extraordinary efforts of daytime television's finest.
Himself a visionary in the world of daytime talk, Donahue was on hand to present the Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show Host to Rosie O'Donnell, a six time winner of the award.
With anticipation building and the ceremony closing in on the Outstanding Drama Series award, the Emmy nominees were named for the category made famous by Susan Lucci, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.
www.emmyonline.org /emmy/daytime3.html   (1004 words)

  
 NurseWeek
Unlike primetime series, which must encapsulate an issue in an hour or two, daytime dramas take place in "real time" and can follow a story for weeks, months or years.
Nixon, who wrote to the specifications of commercial sponsors at the beginning of her career, was given the show "One Life to Live" for her own in 1968, and was told to develop it any way she liked.
The CDC plans to present the Sentinel awards annually to encourage other daytime drama networks to promote healthy living on their shows.
www.nurseweek.com /news/00-10/1017abc.asp   (709 words)

  
 ABC.com: General Hospital
In 2005, he received his first Emmy nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama.
Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, he was raised in the Midwest and attended several different high schools in the nation's heartland before moving with his father to California.
Before graduating from Beverly Hills High school -- "a world apart from the environment I was accustomed to," Burton emphasizes -- he studied drama and was a member of the school's acclaimed Theatre 40.
abc.go.com /daytime/generalhospital/bios/steve_burton.html   (288 words)

  
 NBC Daytime Fan February - NBC Soaps
Viewers ages 12 and up of the popular dramas can submit their names in hope of hearing them broadcast or seeing them displayed on screen after a random drawing as part of NBC Daytime's programs.
The core families are the Hortons and Bradys, and the multi-layered storylines involve elements of romance, adventure, mystery, comedy and drama.
"Passions" is the creation of celebrated daytime drama scribe, James E. Reilly, who is considered by many industry insiders to be one of the most innovative and prolific writers of the genre.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art27304.asp   (863 words)

  
 Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards Homepage
New York, NY, March 14, 2007 -- Nominees for the 34th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards were announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences live on CBS News' "The Early Show” at the stages of Guiding Light, television’s longest running daytime drama.
VP, Daytime Programs, CBS, "Early Show" anchor Julie Chen, and actors Mandy Bruno and Bradley Cole of "Guiding Light;" Terri Colombino and.
Each year the office of the Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards processes over 1,500 entries and over 3,000 voter registration forms, culminating with a televised show that pays tribute to the exceptional work of daytime television's elite.
www.emmyonline.org /emmy/daytime.html   (245 words)

  
 Scott Powers Studios - Daytime Drama
New York is the production center for daytime drama.
This world has changed significantly over the past few years to include not jut the "young and pretty" and the "old and craggy" but to utilize all types and thus broadening the need for more diverse kinds of actors.
The objective of this course is to professionally prepare the trained actor in all aspects of daytime drama within an actual soap environment.
www.scottpowers.com /daytimedrama.html   (274 words)

  
 Playback - Articles - CBC puts out call for new daytime drama
CBC wants a new half-hour daytime drama, and has put out an open call for bright ideas from would-be creators.
Hull says that daytime afternoon programming has missed out on the changes and innovation that have surfaced in other areas - citing kids shows and performing arts as examples.
She believes that daytime drama is ripe for change.
www.playbackmag.com /articles/magazine/20040524/cbc.html   (296 words)

  
 DaytimeTV.net
Week of September 10, 2007 ABC's daytime Drama lineup was No. 1 for the week among Women 18-49, with a 1.5 rating and a 10 share, delivering 1.01 million Women 18-49 for the week of September 10, 2007.
ABC delivered three out of the top five dramas among Women 18-49 and Women 18-34: * "General Hospital" was the No. 2-ranked drama for the week, with a 1.7 rating and an 11 share, delivering 1.1 million Women 18-49.
Season to date, ABC Daytime's drama lineup ranks No. 1, with a 1.6 rating and a 10 share, delivering 1.1 million Women 18-49 - outperforming CBS by 17% and NBC by 21% in actuals.
www.daytimetv.net /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=24&Itemid=1&ed=3   (443 words)

  
 Ed Martin's Watercooler TV: Daytime Emmy Drama: Will the Awards Remain in Primetime?
Once a popular annual daytime program, the Daytime Emmys were moved to primetime back in 1991, when they ran in June.
On the upside, CBS is going all out to celebrate daytime programming tomorrow in the hours leading up to the Emmy telecast.
ABC tomorrow will be calling special attention to daytime, as well, presenting a special episode of the soap opera One Life to Live titled Prom Night: The Musical.
blogs.mediavillage.com /ed_martin/archives/2007/06/daytime_emmys.html   (994 words)

  
 Procter & Gamble Productions Inc. :: Popular CBS Daytime Drama Characters to Interact With TV Viewers At Home
Starting March 13, between scenes of revealed suspicions, bared emotions and shared confessions, a multi-digit numerical code will appear on "Guiding Light" and "As The World Turns." At home, one lucky viewer will recognize that code as her own unique number, and just for watching her favorite show she becomes the jubilant winner of $500.
DaytimeDollars.com is the latest in a long line of daytime drama innovations for PGP, which often is credited for introducing the "soap opera" style of provocative storytelling.
Recognized by the "Guinness Book of World Records" as the "Longest Running TV Drama" (more than 14,800 episodes), "Guiding Light" also is the only daytime drama inducted into the Soap Opera Hall of Fame.
sev.prnewswire.com /television/20060227/NYM07527022006-1.html   (962 words)

  
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In this drama, many of the characters are either police agents or incredibly wealthy.
The Daytime Emmys are the awards show where daytime dramas (soap operas) have their chance to shine and show their talents.
enduring appeal of daytime drama and its evolution from the early soaps.
www.bgsu.edu /departments/tcom/faculty/ha/tcom103.fall2002/gp11a   (3070 words)

  
 Love Hallie Foundation | Daytime Unites for Africa
Daytime Unites for Africa (“DUA”) is an unprecedented campaign created by LOVE, HALLIE Foundation to engage Americans in the fight against AIDS in Africa.
DUA has enlisted every major American daytime dramatic series –; from All My Children to Young and the Restless – to team up for the first time in history to focus on a single issue – AIDS in Africa.
Each week for nine consecutive weeks in autumn 2005, a daytime dramatic series presented information about AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa within its script until every American soap had participated; all the shows featured more information and links on their websites..
www.lovehallie.org /dua.html   (410 words)

  
 Edge of Night
Since "whodunnit" stories might run for many weeks or even months, it was far more difficult to keep the audience guessing, to maintain the element of surprise at the conclusion.
Slesar's idea was to create what he called the "blue herring." He believed that daytime audiences were only too familiar with the traditional "red herrings" which are supposed to lead them in a wrong direction.
Of all past daytime serials, "The Edge of Night" is the soap opera which seems to have made the greatest impact on its viewers, who still remember its vivid characters and offbeat stories.
www.mysterynet.com /tv/profiles/edgeofnight   (813 words)

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