"The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" nominations were announced today live on CBS' "The Talk," but several categories were not included during the television broadcast including Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team.
CBS' "The Talk" announced today nominations for "The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," which is scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 1. On Monday, May 2, the daytime show will host its fifth annual "After Party" with scheduled guests to be announced early Monday morning, May 2.
As first reported on our Twitter page earlier today, due to ABC News coverage of former first lady Nancy Reagan's funeral, the network announced that it will be doing a full preemption of "General Hospital" on Friday, March 11. Therefore, already completed episodes of the soap will be pushed back by one day, the network said. Reagan's funeral is scheduled to begin at precisely 2:00 PM, EST and is expected to conclude by approximately 3:30 PM, EST.
In honor of ABC's "The Goldbergs" receiving its first ever TV Guide Magazine cover, the publication has turned back the dial with an all '80s-themed issue, due out on newsstands later this week. As part of the celebration, several of daytime's biggest hunks from the decade will be featured in the upcoming issue, including Kin Shriner (as Scotty Baldwin, "General Hospital"), Stephen Nichols (as Steven "Patch" Johnson, "Days of our Lives"), A Martinez (as Cruz Castillo, "Santa Barbara"), Doug Davidson (as Paul Williams, "The Young and the Restless"), Don Diamont (as Brad Carlton, "The Young and the Restless") and Michael E. Knight (as Tad Martin, "All My Children").
Veteran daytime director and producer Shelley Curtis has joined the directing team of CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful," Soap Opera Network has learned exclusively.
On the Friday, February 19 edition of ABC's "Shark Tank," former soap star Sarah Buxton (ex-Morgan DeWitt, "The Bold and the Beautiful"; ex-Annie Douglas Richards, "Sunset Beach") will appear as she tries to get the sharks -- Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Barbara Corcoran, Robert Herjavec and Kevin O’Leary -- to make a deal over her one-piece swimsuit line that not only keeps things in the right places, but can keep you sun-safe and stylish at the same time.
After starting out the 2015-16 television season dead last in Women 18-49 rating and nearly at the bottom in Women 25-54, the key sales demos that determine advertising rates for daytime programming, ABC's "The View" has been turning things around of late with solid gains against competing "The Talk" in both Total Viewers and Women 18-49. The talk show remains behind the CBS gabfest in Women 25-54, however.
CBS Daytime is showing across the board ratings growth compared to one week prior and the same week last year, according to newly released Nielsen Media Research ratings data for the week of February 8-12, 2016. The network held the top six programs in Total Viewers and the top four in both Women 25-54 and Women 18-49, the key sales demos that determine ad rates for daytime programs. The network remains the industry leader throughout the February Sweeps ratings period that began Thursday, February 4.
While it's still uncertain as to who Michael Easton will be portraying when he returns to the "General Hospital" canvas in the coming weeks, the actor recently announced on his Facebook page that you'll soon be able to catch his new short-film, "Dreamliner," which reunites him with his former "One Life to Live" co-star Trevor St. John (ex-Todd Manning/ex-Victor Lord, JR). Easton wrote and directed the short.
After a successful turn as Daniel Grayson on ABC's "Revenge," which ran for four seasons on the network, actor Josh Bowman is headed back to the alphabet as the lead in the Kevin Williamson drama pilot, "Time After Time," which tells the story of serial killer Jack the Ripper and his nemesis, H.G. Wells.