Monthly Archives: June 2013
On Thursday, June 20, Prospect Park announced that they had come to a resolution to the dispute between it and the I.A.T.S.E. (International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees) New York Production Locals 52, 161, 600, 700, 764, 798 and USA829, the union representing stage workers for the soaps, which alleged that Prospect Park had violated the labor agreement with the union. Prior to the resolution, Soap Opera Network spoke with "One Life to Live" star Robert Gorrie (Matthew Buchanan) about the early hiatus as a result of the dispute, his upcoming storyline with Amber Skye Noyes' Michelle, being a leading man on a soap opera and how his show is helping him grow.
On Today's episode of "The Bold and the Beautiful," Darin Brooks debuted as Wyatt Fuller, who Hope Logan (Kim Matula) got more than an eyeful of while the sexy man was taking a shower outdoors.
Jesse Lee Soffer (ex-Will Munson, "As The World Turns") has joined the cast of NBC's "Chicago PD," the spinoff of their hit drama series "Chicago Fire," reports Deadline Hollywood. According to the website, Soffer will portray "a young police detective who grew up on the wrong side of the tracks." It is understood that Soffer's character will be first introduced this fall on "Fire" before appearing fulltime on "PD," which debuts in midseason on the network.
For the week of June 10-14, 2013, CBS Daytime once again led all networks in the households and total viewers. Consisting of soap operas "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "The Young and the Restless," game shows "Let's Make a Deal" and "The Price is Right" and talk show "The Talk," CBS was up week-to-week in viewers and the Women 25-54 demo. "Y&R" was up 5% in both viewers and women 25-54, while "B&B" was up 4% in viewers and 7% in women 25-54.
While on the red carpet of the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards, "All My Children" actresses Cady McClain (Dixie Martin), Denyse Tontz (Miranda Montgomery) and Sal Stowers (Cassandra Foster) gave Soap Opera Network the inside scoop on the summer filming hiatus of their soap, what lies ahead for their characters, and much, much more.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2014 recipients of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which includes "Days of our Lives" actress Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans) and "General Hospital's" Rick Springfield (Noah Drake), among others.
The OnLine Network has announced that on Wednesday, July 10, "All My Children" fans will finally get a chance to catch a glimpse of Alicia Minshew as Kendall Hart, who we recently discovered had divorced Zach Slater (Thorsten Kaye) between the end of the ABC incarnation to current TOLN version of the soap. Minshew appeared on the set of the online soap opera on Friday, March 8, when it was announced she'd be reprising her role as the eldest daughter of Erica Kane (Susan Lucci).
Whether you’re a die-hard fan and have met the cast of “The Bold and the Beautiful” a dozen times before, or you’ve been dying for your chance to catch even the slightest glimpse of the sudser’s stars but haven’t yet had a chance, you’re in luck: Several of the show’s actors will be taking part in a free (yes, you read that right: FREE!) meet and greet on Friday, August 23 at the Farmers Market in Los Angeles!
Casey Deidrick, who portrays Chad DiMera on "Days of our Lives," announced today on Twitter that he's departing the NBC Daytime drama series after completing filming of his final episode, which per a tweeted image is expected to air in late October.
After Prospect Park announced on Wednesday, June 5 that production would cease a week early on "One Life to Live," as a result of a dispute between the company and I.A.T.S.E. New York Production Locals 52, 161, 600, 700, 764, 798 and USA829 (International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees), the union representing stage workers for the soaps, which alleged that Prospect Park has violated the labor agreement with the union, Prospect announced today that both sides have come to an agreement.
After over two decades of playing “General Hospital’s” Jason Morgan, beloved soap actor Steve Burton decided to walk away from Port Charles for a break from the spotlight — only to turn around and join “The Young and the Restless” as Dylan McAvoy a few months later! Soap Opera Network caught up with the daytime vet during a special “Y&R” TV Guide Network launch party, and he opened up about changing networks as well as fast becoming right at home in Genoa City.
In honor of the combined Emmy wins for “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “The Young and the Restless,” the e-book version of the popular biography “Young and Restless Life of William J. Bell: Creator of The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful” is on sale!
Prospect Park's The OnLine Network has announced that beginning with today's episode of "One Life to Live," all swear words in new episodes of both "OLTL" and "All My Children" have been eliminated. "AMC" episodes without swear words will begin airing on Monday, June 24.