CBS led with 77 nominations overall while its daytime drama "The Young and the Restless" led with 27 nods when nominations were announced Thursday for the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy awards.

The cast and crew of 'Days of Our Lives' accept the award for Outstanding Drama Series onstage during The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on April 26, 2015 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for NATAS)

TV's remaining trio of soap operas, "General Hospital" (24 nominations), "The Bold and the Beautiful" (23 nominations) and "Days of Our Lives" (16 nominations) were the other series with the most potential trophies.

"The Young and the Restless" joined CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful," NBC's "Days of Our Lives" and ABC's "General Hospital" among nominees for best soap opera.

Best actress nominees for daytime drama were Kassie DePaiva and Mary Beth Evans of "Days of Our Lives," Finola Hughes and Maura West of "General Hospital" and Tracey E. Bregman of "The Young and the Restless."

Best actor nominees for a soap were Anthony Geary and Tyler Christopher of "General Hospital," and Christian LeBlanc, Justin Hartley and Kristoff St. John of "The Young and the Restless."

Nominees for supporting actress are Linsey Godfrey of "The Bold and the Beautiful," Jessica Collins and Lauralee Bell of "The Young and the Restless" and Peggy McCay and Melissa Reeves of "Days of Our Lives."

Supporting actor nominees are Sean Blakemore of "General Hospital," Steve Burton and Bryton James of "The Young and the Restless," and Dominic Zamprogna of "General Hospital."

Nominees for best game show were "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" (syndicated), "Jeopardy!" (syndicated), "Let's Make a Deal" (syndicated), "Monopoly Millionaires' Club" (syndicated) and "The Price is Right" (CBS).

Nominees for best informative talk show were "The Chew" (ABC), "The Dr. Oz Show" (syndicated), "The Kitchen" (Food Network), "The Doctors" (syndicated) and "Larry King Now" (Ora TV).

Nominees for best entertainment talk show were "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" (syndicated), "The Real" (syndicated), "The Talk" (CBS), "The View" (ABC) and "The Wendy Williams Show" (syndicated).

The awards ceremony will air May 1.

 

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