Megyn Kelly Nabs First Daytime Emmy Nomination

By Chris Ariens 

The nominees for the 45th annual Daytime Emmy Awards are out, and CBS leads all networks with 66 nominations. Two streaming networks have the next-most nominations: Netflix has 51, and Amazon has 49. NBC has 35 and ABC has 33, though those are for shows running on the networks, not including shows produced by NBCU and ABC/Disney for syndication.

Among TV news programs, the usual suspects are nominated for Outstanding Morning Program: CBS Sunday Morning, CBS This Morning, ABC’s Good Morning America and NBC’s Today show.

Megyn Kelly picks up her first Emmy nomination in the Outstanding Talk Show – Informative category:

The Chew – ABC
The Dr. Oz Show – SYNDICATED
Megyn Kelly Today – NBC
Larry King Now – Ora TV

But Kelly did not make the cut in the aligned category of Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host. Those nominees are:

Kit Hoover, Natalie Morales, Hosts Access Hollywood Live
Kellie Pickler, Ben Aaron, Hosts, Pickler and Ben
Steve Harvey, Host, STEVE
Dr. Mehmet Oz, Host The Dr. Oz Show
Larry King, Host, Larry King Now

Outstanding Entertainment News Program nominees include Access Hollywood, DailyMailTV, E! News, Entertainment Tonight, and Extra.

Other nominees include Great Big Story’s Great Big Show in the Outstanding Special Class Series; while the hosts of Live with Kelly and Ryan (ABC), The View (ABC), and The Talk (CBS) compete for Outstanding Talk Show Host.

The 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards will be hosted by Mario Lopez on Sunday, April 29, at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. This year’s ceremony does not yet have a broadcast TV home.