Chandra Wilson, Kate Walsh
and James Pickens, Jr. of hit medical drama, Grey's Anatomy
, plus Rachael Ray and Tyra Banks
, are among the stellar lineup of scheduled presenters for ABC's live broadcast of "The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," Friday, April 28 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT).
As previously announced, the broadcast will open with a rock-the-house performance by General Hospital
actor and musician Rick Springfield
, as he sings a mix of his hits.
Hosted by Tom Bergeron and Kelly Monaco
, "The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" will be broadcast live from Hollywood's famed Kodak Theater. This year marks the first time in the ceremony's history the Daytime Emmy broadcast will be presented on the West Coast. White Cherry Entertainment will produce the show.
The awards recognize outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production and are presented to individuals and programs broadcast from 2:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. during the 2005 calendar year.