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 received a record-breaking 10 Daytime Emmy® Award nominations. In addition to a nomination in the "Outstanding Digital Daytime Drama Series' category, THE BAY received one nomination for Kristos Andrews in the "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Digital Drama Series" category, two nominations in the "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Digital Drama Series" category for Mary Beth Evans and Lilly Melgar (Janice Ramos), three nominations in the "Outstanding Supporting or Guest Actor in a Digital Drama Series" category for Matthew Ashford (Steve Jensen), Nicolas Coster (Mayor Jack Madison), and Ronn Moss (John Blackwell) , and three nominations in the "Outstanding Supporting or Guest Actor in a Digital Drama Series" category for Jade Harlow (Lianna Ramos), Carolyn Hennesy (Karen Blackwell), and Kym Whitley (Big Candi). Having previously won a Daytime Emmy® Award in 2015, THE BAY again won in 2016 after receiving a total of 5 Daytime Emmy® nominations in three categories including Mary Beth Evans (Sara Garrett), Lilly Melgar (Janice Ramos), and Patsy Pease (Lola Baker) for “Outstanding Actress in a Digital Daytime Drama Series," and Kristos Andrews (Pete Garrett), for “Outstanding Actor in a Digital Daytime Drama Series." THE BAY won in each of the three categories at the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards ceremony as, in addition to the series' win, Mary Beth Evans and Kristos Andrews were named winners in their respective categories. Announced in February of 2017, THE BAY received a record-breaking 21 ISA8 Award nominations including "Best Web Series-Drama", "Best Directing-Drama", "Best Writing-Drama", and several more.