DAYTIME EMMYS CONSIDERS MERGING YOUNGER ACTOR AND ACTRESS CATEGORIES INTO ONE

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DAYTIME EMMYS MERGES YOUNGER ACTOR AND ACTRESS AWARDS INTO ONE CATEGORY
The Daytime Emmys is set to merge the Outstanding Younger Actor and Actress categories into one.

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will make the announcement, according to Variety. The Academy already has a guest performer category that combines both genders at the ceremony.

Variety noted that “as part of the change, the newly merged category will also combine broadcast drama and digital drama performers in the same category.” READ MORE


DAYTIME EMMYS CONSIDERS MERGING YOUNGER ACTOR AND ACTRESS CATEGORIES INTO ONE
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is dipping its toe in the debate over whether to eliminate gender-specific acting categories. The org is discussing the possibility that the Daytime Emmy Awards will combine its outstanding younger actor and actress categories into one. (An earlier version of this story had said the decision had already been made.)

The org already has a guest performer category that combines both genders. Now, the Daytime Emmys is looking at single young performer category, open to all. As part of the change, the newly merged category would also combine broadcast drama and digital drama performers in the same category.  READ MORE


 

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