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Errol Lewis is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of Soap Opera Network.
On On Sunday, June 15, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network presents an all-new episode of "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" featuring several former daytime and primetime soap stars, along with Candy Spelling, the family matriarch famous for her 38-year marriage to legendary mega-producer Aaron Spelling, and who recently made headlines for her public feuds with daughter Tori. Spelling will be joined by "Knots Landing" veterans Joan Van Ark and Donna Mills and former "General Hospital" and "The Bold and the Beautiful" hunk Antonio Sabato Jr.
As expected, on Wednesday, June 11, CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" took home its ninth consecutive Golden Nymph at the International TV Audience Awards during the 54th Monte Carlo Television Festival in Monte Carlo. The soap won in the “Telenovela/Soap Opera” category. "B&B" executive producer and head writer Bradley Bell and cast members Kim Matula (Hope Logan), Darin Brooks (Wyatt Spencer), Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke Logan Forrester) and Thorsten Kaye (Ridge Forrester) accepted the award on stage at the Closing Awards Ceremony at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo.
On the Wednesday, June 11 edition of the Mark Steines and Christina Ferrare hosted "Home & Family," "The Young and the Restless'" Jessica Collins (Avery Bailey Clark) stopped by to share her personal touch on how easy it is to make a blueberry cobbler, while also revealing details of a recent scary fan encounter. Per Collins, a fan of "Y&R" loose on the actress while she was sharing personal time with her real-life mother, Ilene, about every little thing that her character on the CBS soap had done. Collins also revealed that she has a love scene ritual, which is to always shake hands with her scene partner "when we're done with our hot steamy love scenes."
Actor Robert Gant ("Queer as Folk") is set to reprise the role of David Sherman, the son of longtime Chancellor lawyer Mitchell Sherman (William Wintersole), for mutliple episodes on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" beginning next month, reports Soap Opera Digest.
On today's edition of Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family," hosted by Mark Steines and Christina Ferrare, "Days of our Lives'" Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady) stopped by to discuss her new book, "Scared Scriptless," and her decision to depart the daytime drama series after more than 21 years."I've been working with the crew and cast of 'Days of our Lives' since I was 16 years old. It was really hard to decide to move on, and then it was a lot harder than I thought it would be to tell people about it," said Sweeney about her decision to leave the soap. "I had prepared for myself to be emotional, because I know I feel that way about everybody, I didn't realize that everyone else would have the same level of emotion."ALSO READ: Alison Sweeney Talks About Her New Book and ‘DAYS’ ExitWhen asked if she took anything with her...
On Thursday, June 5, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), which oversees the Daytime Emmy® Awards, announced that on Sunday, June 22, its presentation of "The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" will mark the first time the organization will have presented the awards show exclusively online as a live stream. This follows NATAS being unable to secure a television deal for daytime's biggest night.
On Thursday, July 17, "The Young and the Restless'" Christian Le Blanc (Michael Baldwin) will once again co-chair "Dining Out for Life" in New Orleans, which encourages people to dine out in New Orleans area restaurants (on Thursday, July 17, specifically), as it seeks to help raise money to support the programs and services of NO/AIDS Task Force. Those programs help men, women and families in the community affected by HIV and AIDS.Le Blanc will again be co-chair alongside Poppy Tooker (Champion of Louisiana's culinary customs, cookbook author, and host of the NPR-affiliated "Louisiana Eats").For more information on the event, please visit www.noaidstaskforce.org or call Michael Weber at 504-821-2601 X256.