Daytime Emmys show returning to Las Vegas

March 21, 2011 at 8:54 PM
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LAS VEGAS, March 21 (UPI) -- The 38th annual Daytime Emmy Awards show is to be broadcast for a second year from the Las Vegas Hilton, CBS said Monday.

The event honoring the best in daytime television is to take place June 19.

For the third year in a row, Associated Television International will produce the telecast.

"NATAS is once again delighted to work with CBS and ATI on the broadcast of the Daytime Emmy Awards," Darryl Cohen, chairman of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, said in a statement. "All of us are excited to once again show America just how great and relevant daytime television is to all of us. We look forward to a fabulous evening of television that will delight, entertain and enlighten."

"We are delighted to be working again with NATAS and CBS after last year's great success," David McKenzie, executive producer and ATI president, said. "Daytime television continues to be a dominant force in the industry and we're proud that we're bringing this special night honoring the daytime community to a wide television audience."

Nominations are to be announced May 11.

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