Classic 80s Tom Hanks Film 'Big' Headed For The Small Screen

Kelly Monaco & Tom Bergeron of 'Dancing With The Stars' To Host Daytime Emmys

March 17th, 2006 1:30pm EST
Kelly MonacoTom Bergeron and Kelly Monaco have been named hosts of "The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," which will be telecast live for the very first time from Hollywood's Kodak Theater, Friday, April 28, at 8 p.m. on ABC. This will be their first time as hosts.

In making the announcement, Brian Frons, president, ABC Daytime, said: "Tom and Kelly have fans in daytime and primetime, making them the perfect choice for hosting this year's telecast. As we broadcast for the first time in Hollywood, there's more anticipation and excitement than ever before, and I can't think of a better way to energize this year's Daytime Emmys."

A past Daytime Emmy winner, Bergeron has been known to millions of viewers as the host of ABC's mega hit series, "Dancing with the Stars," as well as "America's Funniest Home Videos." He also has worked in radio with his own self-named program.

An Emmy nominee for Best Actress in a Daytime Drama this year, Monaco has portrayed the rebellious yet sexy Samantha McCall on General Hospital for the last two-and-a-half years. This past summer she also starred in and won the championship of Season One of the ABC primetime sensation, "Dancing with the Stars."