ALL ARTICLES BY
Kambra Clifford, West Coast Editor
  • InSession: ‘B&B’s’ John McCook Reveals Thoughts on Thorsten Kaye’s Ridge; Discusses ‘Conflict’ For Onscreen Father/Son Duo

    Multiple Emmy-nominee Thorsten Kaye won the hearts of soap opera audiences with his strong portrayal of “All My Children’s” Zach Slater, “One Life to Live’s” Patrick Thornhart and “Port Charles’” Ian Thornhart, but can the actor strike gold again as Ronn Moss’ replacement in the role of “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Ridge Forrester? It won’t be the first time an actor has walked into the shoes of a major character whose previous portrayer is very much loved in the role, but then again, these aren’t just any old shoes to fill! Soap Opera Network caught up with Ridge’s onscreen dad, John McCook (Eric Forrester), who’s not only been working with Kaye as Ridge since day one, but who’s also quite familiar with the father/son dynamic the two characters have established over the years. Read on to get his take on the bold recasting choice, how he views Kaye’s approach to the role and what’s in store for Eric and Ridge in the weeks ahead!
  • Celeb Wedding Planner to Help ‘Y&R’ Characters Get Hitched!

    Event planner David Tutera is known for his extraordinary, jaw-dropping parties and weddings for the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Elton John and “All My Children” star Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane), and now he’s headed to bring one lucky couple from “The Young and the Restless’” Genoa City his help in creating a magical, dream wedding!
  • ‘Y&R’ and ‘GH’ Stars Address Michael Muhney Firing Rumors

    Once the news hit that “The Young and the Restless’” Michael Muhney had been let go from the CBS soap, rumors began circling that his co-star, Eric Braeden (Victor Newman), not only could have had a hand in Muhney’s fate, but also that he influenced Maura West’s (Ava Jerome, “General Hospital;” ex-Diane Jenkins, “Y&R”) exit from the soap, as well! Upon hearing the news, both Braeden and West took to Twitter to set the rumors straight.
  • From Massey to Wilson: Actor Switch Dates Revealed for ‘DAYS’ Will Horton

    The quick switcheroo from Chandler Massey to Guy Wilson in the role of “Days of our Lives’” Will Horton is about to commence: As previously reported, Wilson’s first day as Sami’s (Alison Sweeney) son will take place the first week in January, and an exact day has finally be revealed! Also revealed is when you'll get your last glimpse at Massey in Salem.
  • REMINDER: Rebecca Budig Tied to the Mob on Tonight’s ‘Blue Bloods;’ Star Will Be Live Tweeting During Broadcast

    REMINDER: Rebecca Budig Tied to the Mob on Tonight’s ‘Blue Bloods;’ Star Will Be Live Tweeting During Broadcast

    As we previously reported, former "All My Children" actress Rebecca Budig (ex-Greenlee Smythe) will be on tonight's episode of the drama series "Blue Bloods."

  • ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Headed to ‘GH’

    It looks like “Grey’s Anatomy” star Chandra Wilson and hospitals are a match made in heaven: She’s temporarily taking a break from her Seattle hospital and visiting “GH’s” Port Charles!
  • CENTER STAGE: ‘GH’s’ Parry Shen Deals With the Highs and Lows of Being an Onscreen Jerk

    Ever walk into a room and get a resounding boo? “General Hospital’s” Parry Shen (Brad Cooper) sure has, but the New York native took it in stride. When several people at this year’s "GH" Fan Club weekend shouted their disapproval upon Shen’s arrival to the event, he laughed it off and took it as par for the course.
  • Longtime ‘Y&R’ Castmember Doug Davidson Discusses Soap’s Spectacular 25 Year Streak as TV’s Number One Rated Daytime Drama!

    The cast and crew of “The Young and the Restless” have a major milestone to smile about: The CBS sudser has officially marked its 25 year anniversary of being the number one rated soap opera on national television! In honor of the very special occasion, Soap Opera Network spoke with longtime castmember Doug Davidson (Paul Williams), who’s been with the show since 1978, to discuss the elements that have gone into keeping “Y&R” in the coveted top-notch position for so long.
  • ‘OLTL’ and ‘GL’ Star Crystal Hunt Arrested for Felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon

    Just when you thought you’d seen soap star Crystal Hunt in the most outlandish situations ever (in her roles as stripper Stacy Morasco on “One Life to Live” and bratty diva Lizzie Spaulding on “Guiding Light”), she goes and pulls a real-life stunt that outshines any of her previous onscreen shenanigans: She smashed glass in a woman’s face during a soap-topping bar brawl!
  • ‘Y&R’s’ Greg Rikaart Planning Meet and Greet for Oklahoma Fans!

    If you live in the Sooner State and are a fan of “The Young and the Restless,” then you’re in for a post-holiday treat: Greg Rikaart (Kevin Fisher) will be stopping by for a special (and free!) meet and greet!