The nominations have been announced for the Daytime Emmy Awards, the winners of which will be revealed at a ceremony on 20th May in New York. These Awards, which are open to television programmes broadcast between 2am and 6pm, have been run for 32 years under the guidance of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. These Emmy awards recognise some 58 categories and administrators process over 5,000 entries a year.
Among the nominees for the 2005 awards are Martha Stewart, the lifesytle guru currently jailed for deceiving investigators into her finanial affairs. Leading the nominations is the soap opera All My Children, which has been shortlisted in 18 categories. The Ellen DeGeneres Show has 11 nominations and children's show Sesame Street has 13 nominations.