The line-up of presenters for the Sunday, May 1st, show include Larry King (Larry King Now), Rita Moreno (EGOT winner), Mario Lopez (EXTRA), Nancy O'Dell and Kevin Fraser (ET), Chris Harrison (Who Wants to Be a Millionaire), Sandra Lee (Emmy Award winning Culinary Host), Julie Chen, Sheryl Underwood, Aisha Tyler, Sharon Osbourne and Sara Gilbert (The Talk), Dr. Mehmet Oz (Dr. Oz), Daphne Oz and Carla Hall (The Chew), Brandon McMillan (Lucky Dog), Shemar Moore (Criminal Minds), Dr. Andrew Ordon and Dr. Jennifer Ashton (The Doctors), Brooke Burns (The Chase), Kristos Andrews (The Bay), Van Hansis (Eastsiders), Matt Doran (Crime Watch), as well as Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jeannie Mae, Loni Love, Tamar Braxton, Adrienne Bailon (The Real). Also presenting are cast members from the four daytime soaps, including Gina Tognoni, Hunter King and Jason Thompson (The Young and the Restless), Teresa Castillo, Laura Wright and Donnell Turner (General Hospital), Karla Mosley, Pierson Fode and Jacob Young, (The Bold and the Beautiful), Camilla Banus, Billy Flynn and Jen Lilley (Days of Our Lives). Additional presenters will be announced prior to the awards show.
The line-up of presenters for the Friday, April 29th gala, are Toni Tennille (Grammy Award-winning Artist), Anson Williams (Happy Days), Dawn Wells (Gilligan's Island), Gordon Elliott (The Chew), Jeff Corwin (Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin), Brandon McMillan (Lucky Dog), Matt Gutman (Safe Rescue), Bob Bergen (Voice of Porky Pig), Tanya Acker, Bill Bakman and Judge Patricia DiMango (Hot Bench), Christopher Kimball and Bridget Lancaster (America's Test Kitchen), Reid Scott (Turbo FAST), and Tim Kubart (Grammy Award winning Musician). Also presenting from the daytime soaps are Lisa LoCicero and Anthony Montgomery (General Hospital), Olivia Rose Keegan and James Lastovic (Days of Our Lives), Katherine Kelly Lang, Heather Tom and Don Diamont (The Bold and the Beautiful), Tracey E. Bregman and Christian LeBlanc (The Young & the Restless), Lilly Melgar (The Bay) and Kevin Spirtas (Winterthorne). Additional presenters will be announced prior to the awards show.
Periscope/ParachuteTV (www.parachutetv.com) will provide live-stream fan access to Red Carpet & Backstage via Twitter (@ParachuteTV1). Post questions to interact with the hosts, celebrity guests and the evening's winners. In addition, NATAS is offering fans the opportunity to tune in for backstage live coverage on the Daytime Emmys Facebook page, Instagram (EmmysNATAS) and Twitter (#DaytimeEmmys).
The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards will recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast during the 2015 calendar year. This year's Lifetime Achievement Award will honor television icons, Frank Welker (Voice Artist, Scooby-Doo, Curious George, Megatron and many others) on April 29th and Sonia Manzano (“Maria” on Sesame Street) on May 1st.