US TV soap opera, General Hospital scored the highest number of daytime Emmy nominations on Wednesday, including a nod for best drama, with long-running children’s program Sesame Street coming in tied for second place. General Hospital gained 23 nominations, including best lead actor in a drama series for both Maurice Bernard and Anthony Geary and best lead actress for Laura Wright.
Fellow soap opera stalwarts, The Young and the Restless, and Days of Our Lives, followed with 16 and 15 nominations respectively. Sesame Street gained 16 nominations and The Ellen DeGeneres Show received 12. The daytime Emmy awards will be handed out at a gala ceremony on June 23 in Beverly Hills.