It’s been awhile since shippers of Sonny Corinthos (Maurice Benard) and Carly Corinthos Jacks (Laura Wright) had something to be cheerful about when it comes to their favorite too perfect for each other couple, but this week they finally got some e’s of glee – Sonny and Carly had sex!
Since first getting intimate with each other back in late 1999, when the role of Carly was played by Sarah Brown, the former Mr. and Mrs. C finally put some of their personal differences aside following their very steamy kiss and hit the sheets on the Tuesday, August 19 episode, but when Carly’s boyfriend Franco (Roger Howarth) came home to confront his lady about the kiss he recently became aware of, Carly couldn’t help but think he actually knew that Carly had just finished copulating with Sonny. Of note, during their happy time, Sonny threw the picture of Carly and Franco that was on her nightstand right off, breaking it instantly.
If you’ve been tuning into NBC’s “Days of our Lives” recently and were wondering what exactly Will Horton (Guy Wilson) wrote in great detail about the affair between Abbigail Deveraux (Kate Mansi) and EJ DiMera (James Scott), NBC.com has you covered. The official website for the daytime drama series published the full fictional TruVista Magazine article on Wednesday, August 20, which also includes details not revealed on air.
In the article, Will notes (after providing a full disclosure notice in the fourth paragraph) that his mother, Sami (Alison Sweeney), is “a very complex woman, and when she feels she has been wronged, she will resort to any tactics, however morally questionable, that she feels will vindicate her. In short, she can be conniving and vengeful, making sure that anyone who has crossed her, either personally or in business, will pay a heavy price for the rest of their God given time on this earth. Go ahead and reread that last sentence. No, it’s not one huge typo, nor some sick editor’s prank. It’s the truth.”
“The Bold and the Beautiful’s” John McCook (Eric Forrester) and Hunter Tylo (Dr. Taylor Hayes) will be joining previously announced Thorsten Kaye, Heather Tom, Scott Clifton and Kim Matula for the official 2014 “B&B” Fan Show, which will take place in the Netherlands on Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, October 4. The event provides fans with a unique peek into the behind-the-scenes world of the daytime drama, and a deep dive into the turbulent lives of the characters. The show will feature interaction between fans and the cast, including the chance to ask questions as well as revelations about the actors’ private lives and projects outside of the series.
There’s a family affair going on over in “The Young and the Restless’” Genoa City, but it isn’t of the picnic variety: Neil (Kristoff St. John) has no idea that his wife, Hilary (Mishael Morgan), and his adopted son, Devon (Bryton James), are in love with each other! Will the newly blind man find out about the emotional betrayal? And if so, what does it mean for the father/son pair and the future of the Winters family? Soap Opera Network caught up with Bryton James to get the scoop!
KABC featured on set interviews with the likes of Dominic Zamprogna (Dante), Sean Blakemore (Shawn), Jason Thompson (Patrick), Laura Wright (Carly), Ryan Paevey (Nathan) and executive producer Frank Valentini to promote the time slot switch of ABC’s “General Hospital” back to 2:00 PM beginning Monday, September 8 in the Los Angeles market, while it’s New York counterpart, WABC, has released several promos highlighting the sexy storylines and hot stars of the daytime drama series including the aforementioned Thompson and Wright, William deVry (Julian), Maurice Benard (Sonny), Maura West (Ava) and Kirsten Storms (Maxie). “GH” moves back to 3:00 PM in the New York market also on Monday, September 8.
In addition to “GH,” WABC’s new afternoon lineup consists of a full hour of “Eyewitness News” at Noon, “The Chew” at 1:00 PM, “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” with new host Terry Crews moving to 2:00 PM, the addition of “Daytime Jeopardy!” at 2:30 PM, “GH” at 3:00 PM and “Eyewitness News” at 4:00 PM.
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In a clip that aired during the Monday, August 18 broadcast of KABC’s “Eyewitness News” at 4:00 PM, reporter George Pennacchio noted time slot changes taking place on the ABC Owned Television (OTV) station beginning Monday, September 8, which finds “General Hospital” returning to its original 25+ year time period of 2:00 PM on the station.
In honor of the change, Pennacchio visited the set of the ABC Daytime drama series to speak with several cast members about what viewers can expect to see in the coming months on the soap. Featured in the report were Dominic Zamprogna (Dante), Sean Blakemore (Shawn), Jason Thompson (Patrick), Laura Wright (Carly), Ryan Paevey (Nathan) and “GH” executive producer Frank Valentini.
“There’s lots going on. Lots of new things happening on the show,” said Zamprogna when asked to share any particulars about what to expect from the soap in the coming weeks and months. Sadly, because the stars have been taught to not say too much when talking about future storylines, Zamprogna could only say, “There’s a lot of twists that you think someone’s got the upperhand and then they don’t. I think it’s going to capture a lot of people.”
In late January, MTV gave a series order to its pilot “Finding Carter,” which follows a teenage girl named Carter (Kathryn Prescott) who discovers that the woman who has been raising her isn’t actually her mother at all. With the pick up, actress Cynthia Watros was forced to vacate the role of “The Young and the Restless’” Kelly Andrews, a role currently portrayed by Cady McClain (ex-Dixie Martin, “All My Children”), as the filming schedule would have conflicted with that of the CBS daytime drama series – “Carter” films in Georgia while “Y&R” films in California. Thankfully, Watros’ decision has paid off. The network announced today that it has picked up the series for a second season that will consist of 12 all-new episodes like it did during its first season. In the series, Watros portrays Carter’s biological mother who seeks to reacquaint herself with her daughter.
She may have helped create one of the most popular and socially engaging television programs on the air today with Lifetime’s “Devious Maids,” but that doesn’t mean fans of former “Desperate Housewives” and “The Young and the Restless” actress and entrepreneur Eva Longoria have seen the last of her in front of the camera. FOX announced earlier this evening that Longoria will guest-star for a three-episode arc on the second season of its Golden Globe award winning comedy series “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” which co-stars former “One Life to Live” actress Melissa Fumero (ex-Adriana Cramer) as Detective Amy Santiago.
Are you ready for some sin? Sin city that is! On Saturday, September 6, stars from NBC’s “Days of our Lives” will meet fans at the Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas where they’ll spend time meeting and greeting some of their biggest fans during autograph signing and Q&A sessions.
Scheduled to appear for the daylong event are Arianne Zucker (Nicole), Chrishell Stause (Jordan), Galen Gering (Rafe), Guy Wilson (Will), Kassie DePaiva (Eve), Kate Mansi (Abigail), Robert Scott Wilson (Ben) and Shawn Christian (Daniel).
As previously reported, seven of the eight ABC Owned Television (OTV) stations – WABC in New York, KABC in Los Angeles, WLS in Chicago, WPVI in Philadelphia, KGO in San Francisco, KTRK in Houston, WTVD in Raleigh-Durham – along with KSAT in San Antonio will be moving “General Hospital” back to its former time period of 3:00 PM ET/2:00 PM CT/PT beginning Monday, September 8.
Since reporting the list of stations making the switch, Soap Opera Network has learned the new afternoon lineups of each station, which includes the expansion of local noon news on WABC, WTVD and WPVI to one hour, CBS Television Distribution’s (CTD) “Daytime Jeopardy!” airing on six of the eight ABC stations and the addition of CTD’s “The Rachael Ray Show” to four of the eight stations making the switch. Of note, “The Chew” will remain in its 1:00 PM ET/12:00 PM CT/PT slot on most of the stations with KSAT being the sole exception. The foodie show will continue airing at 11:00 AM on KSAT. With the exception of KSAT and WLS, Disney/ABC Domestic Television’s (DADT) “Who Wants to be a Millionaire,” with new host Terry Crews (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”), will air in a later slot on most of the stations making time slot switches. KSAT and WLS do not air “Millionaire” on their stations in their Designated Market Areas (DMA).