Daytime Emmys Heads to the CW

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has announced that The CW will be home of The 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, which will air from the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 30.

The annual event is collaboration between Associated Television International (ATI), NATAS and MGM Worldwide Television, which is responsible for the worldwide distribution of the program.  

“We are thrilled to be working with NATAS, MGM and The CW on this year’s special presentation,” said Jim Romanovich, ATI’s President of Worldwide Media and Entertainment.  “As the producers of many special events, and as fans of the daytime genre, it is our quest to make this a fast paced, full-filled entertainment special that celebrates the best of daytime.”

“We’re pleased to have the prestigious franchise on our network,” said Dawn Ostroff, president, entertainment, The CW.  “It is not only a terrifically entertaining show with a core female following to our own, but will also give us a promotional platform as we launch our Fall 209 schedule.”
 
Nominations for The Daytime Emmy Awards will be announced on Thursday, May 14.