Jane Leeves hosts the 12th annual Soap Opera Digest Awards (Wednesday at 9 on NBC), live from Beverly Hills, Calif. Drake Hogestyn ("Days of Our Lives"), Keith Hamilton Cobb ("All My Children" and Shawn Christian ("As the World Turns") will co-host. The Editor's Award will go to Agnes Nixon, creator of "All My Children." Winners are determined by Soap Opera Digest readers who chose from nominees determined by the editors. Nominees: Favorite Show - "Days of Our Lives" - "General Hospital" - "The Young and the Restless" Lead Actor - Maurice Benard ("General Hospital") - Tom Eplin ("Another World") - Rick Hearst ("The Guiding Light") Lead Actress - Eileen Fulton ("As the World Turns") - Robin Streasser ("One Life to Live") - Jess Walton ("The Young and the Restless") Supporting Actor - Stuart Damon ("General Hospital") - Timothy Gibbs ("Another World") - Darnell Williams ("Loving") Supporting Actress - Susan Flannery ("The Bold and the Beautiful") - Eva La Rue ("All My Children") - Louise Sorel ("Days of Our Lives") Villain - Mark Pinter ("Another World") - Ron Raines ("The Guiding Light") - Timothy D. Stickney ("One Life to Live") Villainess - Kimberlin Brown ("The Bold and the Beautiful") - Alison Sweeney ("Days of Our Lives") - Maura West ("As the World Turns") Younger Lead Actor - Nathan Fillion ("One Life to Live") - T.W. King ("Loving") - Joshua Morrow ("The Young and the Restless") Younger Lead Actress - Lauralee Bell ("The Young and the Restless") - Martha Bryne ("As the World Turns") - Kelly Ripa ("All My Children") Male Newcomer - Mark Consuelos ("All My Children") - Kevin Mambo ("The Guiding Light") - George Palermo ("Loving") Female Newcomer - Wendy Moniz ("The Guiding Light") - Michelle Stafford ("The Young and the Restless") - Gina Tognoni ("One Life to Live") Male Scene Stealer - Randolph Mantooth ("Loving") - Tuc Watkins ("One Life to Live") - Tom Wiggins ("As the World Turns") Female Scene Stealer - Barbara Crampton ("The Bold and the Beautiful") - Robin Mattson ("All My Children") - Anna Stuart ("Another World") Hottest Male Star - Shawn Christian ("As the World Turns") - Wallace Kurth ("General Hospital") - Peter Reckell ("Days of Our Lives") Hottest Female Star - Kristian Alfonso ("Days of Our Lives") - Jensen Buchanan ("Another World") - Lynn Herring ("General Hospital") Hottest Romance - Noah and Julia ("All My Children") - Brooke, Ridge, Taylor ("The Bold and the Beautiful") - Matt and Vanessa ("The Guiding Light") CAPTION: JANE LEEVES