Chris Nashawaty
April 07, 2009 AT 11:15 PM EDT

The Daytime Emmys are heading to the CW this August, according to Variety. The National Academy of TV Arts and Sciences announced today that the awards telecast will take place on Sunday, Aug. 30, at Los Angeles’ Orpheum Theatre. This year’s broadcast will be the first time in the event’s 36-year history that the Daytime Emmys will unspool on a network other than ABC, NBC, or CBS. CBS had the option to air the show this year, but passed. Last year, the Daytime Emmys posted its lowest-ever rating, attracting 5.4 million viewers. Nominations for this year’s awards are set to be announced on May 14 on NBC during the fourth hour of the Today show.

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