Daytime Emmy season is officially underway, and the first round of voting is complete. The prenominated actors below will advance to the Blue Ribbon round, where the top vote-getters will receive nominations in the acting categories. The nominations will be announced on March 21, and the awards show will take place on April 29.
OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Sharon Case, as Sharon Newman (Y&R)
Eileen Davidson, as Ashley Abbott (Y&R)
Melissa Claire Egan, as Chelsea Newman (Y&R)
Judi Evans, as Adrienne Kiriakis/Bonnie Lockhart (DAYS)
Mary Beth Evans, as Kayla Johnson (DAYS)
Nancy Lee Grahn, as Alexis Davis (GH)
Marci Miller, as Abigail Deveraux (DAYS)
Kelly Monaco, as Sam McCall (GH)
Gina Tognoni, as Phyllis Summers (Y&R)
Maura West, as Ava Jerome (GH)
Laura Wright, as Carly Corinthos (GH)
For a full list of pre-nominess in other categories click here.