Thursday, May 01, 2008


Tom O'Neill, who writes over at Gold Derby, is considered an Emmy expert, thanks to his literally having written the book on the subject.

The LA Times
printed his predictions for who will score nods at this year's Daytime Emmys. Let's compare his picks against the actual nominees.

Tom's picks:
"As the World Turns," "One Life to Live," "General Hospital," "The Bold and the Beautiful"
2008 Nominees: "General Hospital," "Guiding Light," "One Life to Live," "Young & Restless"

Tom's picks: Martha Byrne (Lily Snyder, "As the World Turns," CBS), Erika Slezak (Victoria "Viki" Lord, "One Life To Live," ABC), Bobbie Eakes (Krystal Carey Chandler Martin, "All My Children," ABC), Jeanne Cooper (Katherine "Kay" Chanceller, "The Young and the Restless," CBS), Susan Flannery (Stephanie Forrester, "The Bold and the Beautiful," CBS)
2008 Nominees: Maura West (Carly; ATWT), Crystal Chappell (Olivia; GL), Nicole Forester (Cassie; GL), Michelle Stafford (Phyllis; Y&R), Jeanne Cooper (Katherine; Y&R)

Tom's picks:
David Canary (Adam Chandler/Stuart Chandler, "All My Children," ABC), Ricky Paull Goldin (Gus Atoiro, "The Guiding Light," CBS), Robert S. Woods (Bo Buchanan, "One Life to Live," ABC), Jerry Ver Dorn (Clint Buchanan, "One Life To Live," ABC), Scott Bryce (Craig Montgomery, "As The World Turns," CBS)
2008 Nominees: David Canary (Adam/Stuart; AMC), Thaao Penghlis (Tony; DOOL), Anthony Geary (Luke; GH), Peter Bergman (Jack; Y&R), Christian Le Blanc (Michael; Y&R)

Tom's picks:
Heather Tom (Katie Logan, "The Bold and the Beautiful," CBS), Carolyn Hennesy (Diane Miller, "General Hospital," ABC),Gina Tognoni (Dinah Mahrler, "Guiding Light," CBS),Kathy Brier (Marcie Walsh McBain, "One Life to Live," ABC),Catherine Hickland (Lindsay Rappaort, "One Life to Live," ABC)
2008 Nominees: Kelley Menighan Hensley (Emily; ATWT), Heather Tom (Katie; B&B), Judi Evans (Bonnie/Adrienne; DOOL), Gina Tognoni (Dinah; GL), Tracey Bregman (Lauren; Y&R)

Tom's picks:
Grayson McCouch (Dusty Donovan, "As the World Turns," CBS), Ted Shackelford (Jeffery Bardwell, "The Young and the Restless," CBS), Rick Hearst (Rick Lansing, "General Hospital," ABC), William De Vry (Storm Logan, "The Bold and the Beautiful," CBS), Bradford J. Anderson (Damien Spinelli, "General Hospital," ABC)
2008 Nominees: Trent Dawson (Henry; ATWT), Daniel Cosgrove (Bill; GL), Brian Kerwin (Charlie; OLTL), Kristoff St. John (Neil; Y&R), Greg Rikaart (Kevin; Y&R)

Tom's Picks: Kirsten Storms (Maxie Jones, "General Hospital," ABC), Jennifer Landon (Gwen Munson, "As the World Turns," CBS), Brittany Underwood (Langston Wilde, "One Life to Live," ABC), Alexandra Chando (Maddie Coleman, "As the World Turns," CBS), Leven Ramblin (Lily Montgomery and Ava Montgomery, "All My Children," ABC)
2008 Nominees: Jennifer Landon (Gwen; ATWT), Rachel Melvin (Chelsea; DOOL), Vail Bloom (Heather; Y&R), Emily O'Brien (Jana; Y&R), Tamsin Sursok (Colleen; Y&R)

Tom's picks:
Van Hansis (Luke Snyder, "As the World Turns," CBS), Josh Duhon (Logan Hayes, "General Hospital," ABC),Jesse Lee Sofer (Will Munson, "As the World Turns," CBS),Tom Phelphrey (Jonathan Randall, "Guiding Light," CBS),John Driscoll (Henry "Coop" Cooper, "Guiding Light," CBS)
2008 Nominees: Van Hansis (Luke, ATWT), Jesse Lee Soffer (Will; ATWT), Darin Brooks (Max; DOOL), Tom Pelphrey (Jonathan; GL), Bryton McClure (Devon; Y&R)

So that's an expert's predictions vs. reality. How did you do on yours?

1 comment:

elroberto said...

does anyone have pics oe vids of the guiding light cast 1953-1963 especially eelen demming