Daytime Emmy nominations: 'Ellen,' 'Sesame Street' among contenders

CBS led all other networks with 61 nominations

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Thursday, with perennial favorites "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," "Sesame Street" and "The Young and the Restless" racking up multiple nods.

CBS led all other networks with 61 nominations, followed by PBS (44) and Nickelodeon (37), while "The Young and the Restless" was the most nominated show, with 26 nods.

The Daytime Emmys will be held June 22 at the Beverly Hilton, and the Daytime Creative Arts Emmys will be held on June 20 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel.

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Below is a select list of nominees. For a complete list, click here. 

Outstanding drama series: "The Young and the Restless" (CBS), "The Bold and the Beautiful" (CBS) and "Days of Our Lives" (NBC), "One Life to Live" (TOLN/Hulu). 

Outstanding game show: "Jeopardy!" (syndicated), "The American Bible Challenge" (Game Show Network), "The Chase" (Game Show Network), "Let's Make a Deal" (CBS), "The Price Is Right" (CBS), "Wheel of Fortune" (syndicated).

Outstanding morning show: "The Today Show" (NBC), "CBS This Morning," "CBS Sunday Morning," "Good Morning America" (ABC).

Outstanding talk show -- informative: "The Chew" (ABC), "The Dr. Oz Show" (syndicated), "Dr. Phil" (syndicated), "Steve Harvey" (syndicated).

Outstanding talk show -- entertainment: "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" (syndicated), "Live! With Kelly and Michael" (syndicated), "Rachael Ray" (syndicated), "The Talk" (CBS), "The View" (ABC).

Outstanding preschool children's series: "Sesame Street" (PBS), "Dino Dan" (Nickelodeon), "The Fresh Beat Band" (Nickelodeon), "Yo Gabba Gabba!" (Nickelodeon).

Outstanding children's series: "Animal Science" (syndicated), "Game Changers With Kevin Frazier" (CBS), "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series" (Hub Network), "Sea Rescue" (syndicated).

Outstanding preschool animated series: "Curious George" (PBS), "Disney Sofia the First" (Disney Channel), "Peg+Cat" (PBS), "The Wonder Pets!" (Nickelodeon).

Outstanding children's animated series: "Beware the Batman -- Secrets" (Cartoon Network), "The Fairly OddParents" (Nickelodeon), "KungFu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness" (Nickelodeon), "Monsters vs. Aliens" (Nickelodeon), "Turbo FAST" (Netflix).

Outstanding lead actress in a drama series: Eileen Davidson ("Days of Our Lives"), Katherine Kelly Lang ("The Bold and the Beautiful"), Heather Tom ("The Bold and the Beautiful"), Arianne Zucker ("Days of Our Lives"). 

Outstanding lead actor in a drama series: Peter Bergman ("The Young and the Restless"), Doug Davidson ("The Young and the Restless"), Christian LeBlanc ("The Young and the Restless"), Jason Thompson ("General Hospital"), Billy Miller ("The Young and the Restless").

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