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Mario Lopez, Sheryl Underwood Returning to Host Daytime Emmys

Extra’s Mario Lopez and The Talk’s Sheryl Underwood (pictured above) are returning to host the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, taking place at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Calif., on Sunday, May 5.

David Osmond — son of Alan, nephew of Donny and Marie and producer, singer and host in his own right — will host the Creative Arts portion of the Daytime Emmys on Friday, May 3, also at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. General Hospital star Carolyn Hennessy will host a live stream both before the May 5 ceremony on the red carpet as well as backstage chatting with winners after they’ve accepted their awards.

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In addition, Judge Judy Sheindlin, star of CBS Television Distribution’s top-rated JudgeJudy, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Daytime Emmy Awards.

Fans can tune in and ask their own questions via Twitter at and Facebook at or follow on Twitter and Instagram @DaytimeEmmys.

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.