on Saturday, November 22, 2014 @ 12:01 AM
While Eileen Davidson ("Days of our Lives," "The Young and the Restless") won't be appearing on the reality series until its third episode, Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" managed to snag its highest-rated season premiere in over three years, according to Nielsen Media Research ratings data, with 2 million total viewers tuning in, up 25 percent from the prior season premiere (11/4/13), on Tuesday, November 18. The renewed success of "Beverly Hills Housewives" follows the recent performance of "The Real Houseweives of Atlanta," which premiered its seventh season on Sunday, November 9 and became the network’s highest-rated season premiere in Bravo history with over 4.5 million total viewers (based on L+3 ratings data) and 2.7 million Adults 18-49 (based on L+3 ratings data), up 26 percent and 27 percent respectively from the season six premiere.
on Friday, November 21, 2014 @ 8:21 PM
While it's unclear whether it had anything to do with the rescheduling of an episode featuring the men of CBS' "The Young and the Restless," Sony Pictures Television produced daytime talker, "The Queen Latifah Show," has been canceled, it was announced today by the studio. In a statement Sony said, "We want to thank Dana [real-life name of Queen Latifah], the producers and the entire staff of 'The Queen Latifah Show' for creating a program that we are all very proud of. Thank you also to our terrific station partners and advertisers who supported the show." The talk show premiered in the fall of 2013 with tepid ratings, which did not improve during season two.
on Friday, November 21, 2014 @ 6:47 PM
Before becoming Thor for millions of fans in the "Thor" film series or "The Avengers" cinematic universe, actor Chris Hemsworth was probably best known for his role on the Australian soap "Home and Away," where he played Kimberly Jonathan "Kim" Hyde. Now a major movie star, Hemsworth has graced the cover of People Magazine as its "Sexiest Man Alive!" He's not the only one though as several of daytime's biggest and brightest stars of today and yesterday have also made the annual list of sexy men, which hits newsstands today.
on Friday, November 21, 2014 @ 4:15 PM
As previously reported, the men of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" will be appearing on the Wednesday, November 26 edition of syndicated daytime talk show, "The Queen Latifah Show." Look for "Y&R's" Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott), Justin Hartley (Adam Newman), Daniel Goddard (Cane Ashby), Bryton James (Devon Hamilton) and Joshua Morrow (Nicholas Newman) to have a sit down chat with host Queen Latifah as they talk about their best "Y&R" kisses and their first scenes. Look for Bergman to reminisce on his 25 years at the soap while Hartley shows off his famous dimples! Before the episode airs, Soap Opera Network has your first look with the men on the Sony Pictures Studios lot in Culver City, California, where the talk show is filmed.
Soap Legend Genie Francis To Appear on Holiday-Themed Primetime Edition of Hallmark’s ‘Home & Family’
on Thursday, November 20, 2014 @ 9:11 PM
On Monday, November 24, daytime icon and soap legend Genie Francis ("General Hospital," "Days of our Lives," "All My Children") will appear alongside "Home & Family's" Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare for a primetime holiday-themed edition of the popular Hallmark Channel talk show. In the special, Francis stops by with her own side dish of Brussel’s sprouts with pancetta.
on Thursday, November 20, 2014 @ 8:43 PM
What do Carrie Underwood, the cast of "Blue Bloods," which includes Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes, Len Cariou, Amy Carlson and Sami Gayle, and chefs Lidia Bastianich and Michael Lomonaco all have in common? They will all be part of "The Talk's" return to New York City during the week of December 8 thru 12 for holiday-themed shows, it was announced during today's edition of the talk show.
on Thursday, November 20, 2014 @ 8:32 PM
On Sunday, November 23, OWN's "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" will feature former "Family Ties" star Meredith Baxter, who is currently appearing as Maureen on CBS' "The Young and the Restless." The episode picks up from Baxter's 2011 appearance on "The Oprah Winfrey Show," where Baxter opened up about coming out as a lesbian. In "Where Are They Now?" the actress talks candidly about life with her wife of two years and the influence of her 1980's sitcom.
on Thursday, November 20, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced today the promotion of David Michaels to Senior Vice President Daytime Emmy® Awards and Events. Michaels has been serving as the Senior Executive Director of the Daytime Emmy Awards since August of 2012.
on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 @ 2:53 PM
As part of "General Hospital's" ongoing "I'm Thankful For..." feature on ABC.com in celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday coming up, actress Lisa LoCicero, who portrays Olivia Falconeri on the daytime drama series, announced that she's pregnant with her second child!
on Monday, November 17, 2014 @ 6:13 PM
After a six-month absence, Daytime Emmy Award winner Anthony Geary returned to the set of ABC's "General Hospital" earlier this month to once again film scenes as Luke Spencer, and to hopefully finally conclude the story of just who Fluke (aka: Fake Luke) truly is. This week the day may finally come as the newly released promo (published on TV Guide) promises that the real Luke is back with a vengeance after being locked away by a brutal impostor.
Comings and Goings
on Monday, November 17, 2014 @ 3:11 PM
With the return of Kristen DiMera on NBC's "Days of our Lives" next year, following the return of Eileen Davidson to the set on Friday, November 14, Soap Opera Network has your first look at the actress in scenes set to air in 2015. While details of her return are scarce, we can't help but wonder who Kristen will be interacting with when she opens the DiMera doors.
on Monday, November 17, 2014 @ 2:13 PM
Michael Caruso, best known as the creator and executive producer of the Daytime Emmy Award nominated, "DeVanity," is back with a new series that will star former "Days of our Lives" actress Martha Madison (ex-Belle Black). The series, titled "Winterthorne," follows the story of Miranda Winterthorne (Madison), a young women looking to take control of the family empire by using her best assets: Power, seduction, vulnerability, love, and ruthlessness. The series will be directed by Daytime Emmy Award winner Sonia Blangiardo ("As The World Turns," "One Life to Live") and is set to begin production in early 2015.
Comings and Goings
on Monday, November 17, 2014 @ 12:23 PM
While she's currently under contract with CBS' "The Young and the Restless" as Ashley Abbott, Eileen Davidson is set to once again reprise her role of Kristen DiMera on NBC's "Days of our Lives" next year, reports Access Hollywood, which has an exclusive first look at Davidson in the DiMera mansion while filming scenes this past Friday, November 14. Davidson is slated to begin airing in the spring of 2015, based on the current filming schedule of the daytime drama series, Soap Opera Network has learned.