The 42nd Daytime Emmy Awards 2015 this year was presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATS). It took place on Sunday, April 26, 2015 in Burbank, California at the Warner Bros. Studios. The show was hosted by the American personality, actress and supermodel, Tyra Banks.
The drama performer Pre-nominees were announced on February 4, 2015 for the upcoming Emmy Daytime Awards, followed by the standard nominees that were announced on March 31, 2015.
The National Broadcasting Company’s drama series “Days of Our Lives” first began airing on November 8, 1965. The soap opera has won many awards in the past, it also won the Outstanding drama series this year in Burbank and cast member actor Freddie Smith who plays the contract role of a gay character, Sonny Kiriakis won his first emmy award in the category Outstanding younger actor in a drama series. Just earlier this month the show had won the GLAAD Media Awards in the Outstanding Daily Drama category.
The actor who just won his first emmy award on sunday for portraying a gay soap opera role thanked his on screen husband and first love, Will Horton portrayed by Guy Wilson and Paul Narita portrayed by Christopher Sean. Freddie has been involved in the love triangle with these two lately. They weren’t the only one that he thanked, he also thanked his on screen parents and real life parents for letting him pursue his dreams by moving to Los Angeles. He also thanked his real life girlfriend and fiancee Alyssa Tabit expressing how much he loves her and that she is his rock.
A lot has been going on in the actor’s life, he was involved in a car crash after drunk driving which left his girlfriend in serious injuries. In February, his license was suspended for a year by the judge and ordered to go to the Driving Under The Influence (DUI) program.
Days of Our Lives is losing another cast member after Allison Sweeney, Chrishell Stause and Molly Burnett. The 27 year old actor admitted to the GSN News that he has left the role of Sonny Kiriakis which he had portrayed for the past four years. We wish the actor best of luck and only time will tell if the character will be written out or recast.
New characters that are joining the cast of the soap opera later this year are James Lastovic as Joey Johnson for a 2 year contract role, Alexander Bruszt as Dr Finn for a 13 week role, and many more.