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'The Young and the Restless,' 'General Hospital' top Daytime Emmy nominees

FILE - This Feb. 27, 2013 file photo shows actors Hunter King, left, and Max Ehrich from "The Young and the Restless," at the Hot New Faces of "The Young and the Restless" press junket at CBS Television City in Los Angeles. Both King and Ehrich have been nominated for Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Younger Actress and Actor respectively for their roles on the popular daytime series. Nominations for the 40th annual Daytime Emmy awards were announced on Wednesday morning. The award ceremony will be held June 16 in Beverly Hills, Calif., televised for the second year on the cable network HLN. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, file)
May 01, 2013 - 7:20 AM

NEW YORK, N.Y. - CBS' soap "The Young and the Restless" has a leading 23 Daytime Emmy nominations, followed by ABC rival "General Hospital" with 19.

Nominations for the 40th annual Daytime Emmy awards were announced on Wednesday morning. The award ceremony will be held June 16 in Beverly Hills, Calif., televised for the second year on the cable network HLN.

PBS' venerable children's show "Sesame Street" and the NBC soap opera "Days of Our Lives" both earned 17 nominations.

The television academy said it will honour two game show pioneers with lifetime achievement awards: Monty Hall of "Let's Make a Deal" and Bob Stewart of "To Tell the Truth" and "Password."

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