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ABC's "General Hospital" Leads Nominations for Daytime Emmys

Mathew Imaging/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) -- ABC's lone daytime soap opera is the leading nominee for this year's Daytime Emmy Awards.

General Hospital on Wednesday garnered 23 nods, including in the outstanding drama series category.  All My Children, which ABC cancelled, is also a nominee in the top soap category.

Another defunct ABC drama, One Life to Live, is represented in the lead actor and actress categories.  ABC topped all networks with 56 nominations.

Regis Philbin is the sentimental favorite for outstanding talk show host.  He and Kelly Ripa are nominated for their final year together on Live! with Regis and Kelly.

The 39th annual Daytime Emmy Awards will be held on June 23 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.  No TV network is currently slated to televise the ceremony.

A complete list of nominees is available at EmmyOnline.TV.

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio


Katie Couric's Talk Show Gets a Name

ABC/RICK ROWELL(NEW YORK) -- Katie Couric’s upcoming ABC daytime talk show has finally been given a name.

Producers have decided to keep things simple and name the show Katie, according to a promotional picture released by the network.  A tagline accompanying the picture reads: "The Opportunity Begins September 6th."

The daytime talk show, which will reportedly tackle topical news, and general interest stories and interviews, will debut next month, as the legend suggests.

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