LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — “Let’s Make A Deal” host Wayne Brady — as well as a legion of young soap stars –will present at the 40th annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Sunday, June 16.
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It was also announced that actor Corbin Bernsen and longtime “The Young and the Restless” star Jess Walton (Jill) will introduce the “In Memoriam” segment. Bernsen’s mother and Walton’s co-star, Jeanne Cooper, died earlier this month at age 84.
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Other daytime luminaries — including Steve Harvey, Alex Trebek, Todd Newton and new talk show hosts Bethenny Frankel and Kris Jenner — were also named as presenters.
Brady will present a lifetime achievement award to original “Let’s Make A Deal” host Monty Hall. “Hot In Cleveland” star Betty White — who hosted and appeared on a variety of game shows, as well as being married to “Password” host Allen Ludden — will present another lifetime achievement award, posthumously, to the late game show producer Bob Stewart who died in 2012 at 91.
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HLN also said viewer participation would play a part in this year’s show.