Recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), THE BAY is a multiple Daytime Emmy® Award winner in the highly competitive “Outstanding Digital Drama Series” category. In 2017, THE BAY made history by winning an unprecedented 5 Emmys, sweeping all of THE BAY's nominated categories. After receiving a record-breaking 10 Emmy® Award nominations in five categories, THE BAY won its third consecutive Emmy® Award for "Outstanding Digital Drama Series" in addition to Kristos Andrews winning his second Emmy® Award for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Digital Drama Series," Mary Beth Evans winning her second Emmy® Award for "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Digital Drama Series," Nicolas Coster (Mayor Jack Madison) winning for "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Digital Drama Series," and Carolyn Hennesy (Karen Blackwell) winning for "Outstanding Guest Actress in a Digital Drama Series" category. Having previously won in 2015, THE BAY won its second Emmy® Award in 2016 after receiving a total of 5 Daytime Emmy® nominations in three categories with Kristos Andrews and Mary Beth Evans winning their first Emmy® Awards in their respective categories. Announced in February of 2017, THE BAY also received a record-breaking 21 ISA8 Award nominations, winning the "Best Web Series-Drama" category and several more.