Kellie Pickler, Ryan Seacrest Nominated for 2018 Daytime Emmy Awards

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards on Wednesday (March 21). The ceremony will be held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Sunday, April 29, 2018 hosted by Mario Lopez, host and star of the Emmy award-winning syndicated entertainment news show, Extra, and Sheryl Underwood, one of the hosts of the Emmy award-winning, CBS Daytime program, The Talk. The Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards will also be held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Friday, April 27, 2018.

A few of our favorite reality stars were nominated for awards, including American Idol host Ryan Seacrest, former judge Harry Connick Jr. and Dancing with the Stars winner and American Idol season 5 alum Kellie Pickler.

Seacrest is nominated along with Kelly Ripa in the Entertainment Talk Show Host category for Live with Kelly & Ryan. Harry Connick Jr. is also nominated in this category. But. alas, his talk show Harry has been cancelled and will end production later this year. Pickler and her co-host Ben Aaron are nominated in the Informative Talk Show Host category.  Live with Kelly & Ryan is nominated for Outstanding Talk Show Entertainment.

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Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host

  • Harry Connick, Jr., Host
  • Kelly Ripa, Ryan Seacrest, Hosts
    Live with Kelly and Ryan SYNDICATED
  • Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love,
    Jeannie Mai, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Co-Hosts
  • Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne,
    Sheryl Underwood, Aisha Tyler, Hosts
    The Talk CBS
  • Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sara Haines, Sunny Hostin,
    Meghan McCain, Paula Faris, Jedediah Bila, Co-Hosts
    The View ABC

Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host

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

Outstanding Talk Show Entertainment

  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show SYNDICATED
  • Live with Kelly and Ryan SYNDICATED
  • The Talk CBS
  • The View ABC

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