CBS leads Daytime Emmy nominations

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March 23, 2017
@Normal:Amelia Heinle plays Victoria Newman on 'The Young and the Restless'.

NEW YORK (AP):

CBS led with 70 nominations overall while its daytime drama 'The Young and the Restless' led with 25 nods when nominations were announced Wednesday for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy awards.

TV's remaining trio of soap operas, 'General Hospital' (23 nominations), 'The Bold and the Beautiful' (23 nominations) and 'Days of Our Lives' (22 nominations) were the other series with the most potential trophies.

'The Young and the Restless' joined CBS' 'The Bold and the Beautiful', NBC's 'Days of Our Lives' and ABC's 'General Hospital' among nominees for best soap opera.

Best actress nominees for daytime drama were Nancy Lee Grahn and Laura Wright of 'General Hospital', Gina Tognoni and Jess Walton of 'The Young and the Restless', and Heather Tom of 'The Bold and the Beautiful'.

Best-actor nominees for a soap were Peter Bergman and Kristoff St John of 'The Young and the Restless', Scott Clifton of 'The Bold and the Beautiful', and Billy Flynn and Vincent Irizarry of 'Days of Our Lives'.