When the Daytime Emmy nominations were announced, THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS’ Michael Muhney (Adam) was actually on his way to the set when he found out he’d been nominated for Lead Actor. “I got a text from an old friend in high school,” he reveals. “He was watching GOOD MORNING AMERICA and he cursed me for making him drop his coffee when he heard my name!”
Muhney submitted an episode where Adam had dramatic interaction with Chelsea, Victor, Phyllis and Sharon so there would be a nice blend, but doesn’t expect he has much of a chance to take home the trophy on Emmy night. “I’d have to say that Jason Thompson (Patrick, GENERAL HOSPITAL) has an 80% chance of winning,” he declares. “Then, it’s almost a toss up between Peter Bergman (Jack) and Doug Davidson (Paul) because they delivered some fantastic stuff. I shouldn’t win and I won’t but the most humbling thing for me is to be nominated and to be mentioned with three guys who gave such stellar performances.”
For more reactions from Y&R nominees Michelle Stafford (Phyllis), Billy Miller (Billy) and more, make the jump!