Katie Couric and Ellen DeGeneres
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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences released the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Award nominations Thursday, which included a few high-profile selections.
may not have a nomination in the outstanding talk-show host category – but The Ellen DeGeneres Show
led the talk-show field in total nominations, with nine. The host, who won that category from 2003 (when her show premiered) until 2008, has not submitted herself for nominations since and so she is not eligible to be nominated.
This year's outstanding talk-show host nominees include Dr. Mehmet Oz, Katie Couric
, Rachael Ray
, the hosts of The Talk
, Sharon Osbourne Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood) and the hosts of The View
(Whoopi Goldberg, Jenny McCarthy
, Sherri Shepherd and a retiring Barbara Walters
Notable hosts who were not included are Queen Latifah
and Wendy Williams.
In addition to DeGeneres's show, nominees in the outstanding talk show/entertainment category include Live! with Kelly and Michael
, Rachael Ray
, The Talk
and The View
Nominees in the outstanding talk show/informative category include The Chew
, The Dr. Oz Show
, Dr. Phil
and Steve Harvey
The Young and the Restless
led all soap operas with 26 nominations, including one in the outstanding drama series category alongside The Bold and the Beautiful
, Days of Our Lives
and One Life to Live
Perennial favorite Sesame Street
earned the most nominations of any children's program, with 15.
The winners will be revealed at the Daytime Emmy Awards on June 22 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Check out the full list of nominees