Errol Lewis, Editor in Chief
Beginning Friday, July 26 and running through Sunday, July 28, "The Young and the Restless'" Leslie Stevens (Rose Turner) will join the cell block tango in "Chicago: The Musical." The actress will be appearing alongside such heavy weights as Lucy Lawless, Drew Carey, Stephen Moyer, Ashley Simpson and others at the Hollywood Bowl version of the Broadway hit.
Remember that rap video teaser showing Sean Kanan (AJ Quartermaine, "General Hospital") rapping alongside some of daytime's finest men including Ronn Moss (ex-Ridge Forrester, "The Bold and the Beautiful") and Joshua Morrow (Nicholas Newman, "The Young and the Restless")? Turns out you'll finally get a chance to view the video in its entirety during Kanan's upcoming November appearance schedule as part of his birthday bash weekend. From Saturday, November 2 (Kanan's actual birthday) through Sunday, November 3, Kanan has scheduled appearances in New York and New Jersey that'll include a screening of the rap video "I'm a Soap Star," stand-up comedy, an autograph signing, and posing with fans.
With movie star Jake Gyllenhaal unavailable due to a scheduling conflict, Disney is in the process of signing Billy Magnussen (ex-Casey Hughes, “As The World Turns“) to take over the role as Rapunzel's prince in the studios Rob Marshall directed "Into the Woods," reports Deadline Hollywood. The film is an adaptation of the 1987 Broadway musical and will be produced by Marc Platt.
"Help me spread the word about #MatchItMondays. Today I will put my money where my mouth is and personally match," said actress Kimberly McCullough (ex-Robin Scorpio, "General Hospital"), who is donating her own money to match the haul donated towards her new independent film, "CREVE COEUR, MO. (aka Broken Heart, Missouri)," between the hours of 6:00 AM EST and 10:00 PM EST, today only.
After rumors began to spread over the last few weeks that Peter Reckell would be heading to Port Charles after not being able to come to a deal with Corday Productions that would have brought him back to Salem as Bo Brady on NBC's "Days of our Lives," the actor himself has taken to social media to set the record straight.
Thursday, July 25 marks the official kick off to the annual "General Hospital" Fan Club Weekend taking place at the Sportsmen's Lodge Hotel and Events Center in Studio City, CA. With four events planned (three on-site and one off-site), fans of the ABC Daytime drama series will have ample opportunity to spot some of their favorite stars. To keep you in the loop on the who's and the what's, Soap Opera Network has compiled the Day One schedule for those looking to attend or for those needing a reminder.
"Days of our Lives" stars Eric Martsolf, Jen Lilley, Kate Mansi, Greg Vaughan, Shawn Christian and Arianne Zucker attended the grand opening celebration of Le Jolie Medi Spa on Thursday, July 18th.
Executive producers, 20th Century Fox Television and Fox Broadcasting Company jointly announced earlier this evening that they have decided to delay the start of production on season five of "Glee" until early August, nearly a week after the passing of Cory Monteith. As a result, the new season will now premiere on Thursday, September 26 (9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. The show was previously scheduled to return to production on brand new episodes at the end of this month and the new season was scheduled to air beginning Thursday, September 19.
According to Deadline Hollywood, "Magic Mike: The Musical" is heading to Broadway. Per the website, producers are actively working to turn the Channing Tatum blockbuster film about male strippers in Florida into a musical with Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey set to write songs, and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa signed to write the book for the Broadway version. The film, released in 2012, was directed by Steven Soderbergh, who along with Tatum, Reid Carolin, Gregory Jacobs, and Nick Wechsler serve as producers on the musical.
America's most watched network (CBS) and the second largest cable operator in the country (Time Warner Cable) are battling it out over retransmission fees and come Wednesday, July 24, fans of CBS' programming including "The Young and the Restless," "The Bold and the Beautiful," "The Talk," "The Big Bang Theory," "2 Broke Girls," and more could find their screens blackened if they live in: