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Errol Lewis is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of Soap Opera Network.
If you ever thought that "The Bold and the Beautiful's" Scott Clifton (Liam Spencer) had a James Bond type style about him, but couldn't figure out why, the actor donned an elegant suit with a martini glass and cigar in hand after being challenged by friends and "B&B" co-star Darin Brooks (Wyatt Spencer) for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which definitely explains things.
For weeks gossip sites and celebrity magazines have been left wondering if former "Guiding Light" star Hayden Panettiere was indeed pregnant after pictures of the "Nashville" actress surfaced with what would appear to be a baby bump. As part of the social phenomenon known as the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Panettiere put those pregnancy rumors to rest while challenging her unborn child to take part.
As they celebrated their first anniversary as hosts of "Soap Box with Lilly & Martha" on Thursday, August 21, former daytime soap stars Lilly Melgar ("General Hospital") and Martha Madison ("Days of our Lives") had soap journalist Michael Maloney, talent manager Michael Bruno and online soap reporter Michael Fairman on as guests as they discussed the week's biggest soap opera news. No story was bigger this past week than the news of Justin Hartley ("Passions," "Revenge," "Mistresses") returning to daytime television to portray a recast Adam Newman on CBS' "The Young and the Restless." According to Bruno, however, there was a chance that the role could have gone to Hartley's former "Smallville" co-star Tom Welling, "Sex and the City's" Jason Lewis or "Queer as Folk's'" Gale Harold.
On Sundays all-new edition of "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, the show provides an update on the status of former "General Hospital" and "The Bold and the Beautiful" star Jack Wagner. In the episode, Wagner opens up about his real-life divorce from former "GH" on-screen love interest, Kristina Wagner (Felicia Scorpio), meeting his long-lost daughter for the first time, and his music career.
via Press ReleaseNow in its 49th year, ABC will air the annual "MDA Show of Strength Telethon," which benefits the Muscular Dystrophy Association, on Sunday, August 31. Celebrity presenters taking part include Alyssa Milano, Brad Paisley, Charles Esten, Chris Powell, Jann Carl, Jordin Sparks, Josh Groban, Kesha, Kevin Frazier, Laila Ali, Ludacris, Nancy O’Dell, Pete Wentz, ABC’s Dr. Richard Besser, Susan Lucci, Terry Fator, Tom Bergeron and Victor Ortiz.“MDA’s telethon gives us a chance to celebrate the compassionate support of our celebrity friends, sponsors and individuals in communities across the country who give generously to help save and improve lives of those fighting muscle disease,” said MDA President and CEO Steven M. Derks. ”With clinical trials of potential new therapies underway, this is a time of hope and progress for the children and adults we serve. We urge families and friends to gather together on Aug. 31 to watch,...
He's had starring roles on "All My Children," "As The World Turns," "Guiding Light" and currently "Days of our Lives" as Aiden Jennings, but despite his long soap career as a serious actor you'd be surprised to learn what hidden talent Daniel Cosgrove keeps close to the vest. In a recent visit to the Burbank Studios, where "DAYS" is filmed, Soap Opera Network was given an exclusive and rare opportunity of witnessing Cosgrove beatboxing. Yes, you read that right.
On the Thursday, August 21 episode of ABC's "General Hospital," Sabrina Santiago (Teresa Castillo) returned from her long trip away from Port Charles after looking to clear her head following the death of her son, Gabriel, with Patrick Drake (Jason Thompson). Upon her return, Sabrina is shocked to learn that for much of the time she had been gone Patrick knew who ran them off the road and caused their son's death. She also learns that her best friend Felix Dubois (Marc Anthony Samuel) knew as well. Neither Patrick or Felix opted to call her to tell her because they feared what it would do to her mental state, as noted by Castillo in Soap Opera Network's recent interview with the actress.
As previously reported, former game show host Bob Barker is returning to CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" on Thursday, August 28. The episode finds Barker once again playing a version of himself when he goes to check up on new pal Liam Spencer (Scott Clifton). The friendly visit, however, goes south when an argument between Barker and Wyatt Spencer (Darin Brooks) ensues following Wyatt's choice words about animal lovers. Having enough of Wyatt's antics, Barker unleashes the smackdown on his candy you know what. The scene is reminiscent of Barker's classic fight scene from the 1996 Adam Sandler film, “Happy Gilmore.” Following a flurry of punches, Wyatt falls to the ground and begins to roll down a hill, where he lands face-down in a puddle of mud.
In 2012, Soap Opera Network published our own version of the annual TV Guide Magazine "TV's Highest Paid Stars" issue. In the time since it was published we've been quite shocked to see how many of you were curious to know how much some of daytime and primetime's biggest and brightest stars of yesteryear have gone on to make with their current work in primetime dramas and comedies, reality shows, and even daytime talk shows. Although we were unable to continue our report in 2013 due to circumstances beyond our control, we thought it would be a great opportunity to continue producing the soap opera edition of one of TV Guide's best selling issues with the release of the 2014 edition.