How WATCH ABC Changes Will Affect Viewing of 'GH,' 'The View' and 'The Chew'; Shows Also on Hulu Plus

How WATCH ABC Changes Will Affect Viewing of ‘GH,’ ‘The View’ and ‘The Chew’; Shows Also on Hulu Plus

 
Kambra Clifford, West Coast Editor
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Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Allison Janney has acted in a slew of projects since leaving the role of “Guiding Light’s” Ginger in 1995, including “The West Wing,” “Mr. Sunshine,” and “American Beauty,” and she just filmed a new spot as a guest on “Bitter Party of 5,” which “The Young and the Restless’” Michelle Stafford (Phyllis Summers) wants you to see!

“Tweeps! [Please] watch my friends hilarious show!” writes the actress of the web comedy that was created by Jason Antoon (“Minority Report”), Mary Birdsong (“The Descendants”), Greg Cromer, Romy Resemont (“Glee”) and Tricia O’Kelley — all actors who were slated to star alongside “Roseanne’s” Roseanne Barr and John Goodman in NBC’s pilot “Downwardly Mobile,” which was ultimately not picked up by the network.

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Bob D'Amico/ABC

Bob D’Amico/ABC

The revival of “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” could be just the start of cancelled network shows finding new homes in other places. Not only will “Arrested Development,” a popular comedy Fox cancelled in 2006, continue on Netflix starting Sunday, May 26, but ABC’s recently cancelled ‘Body of Proof’ may get a similar second chance!

According to Deadline Hollywood, the series — which stars “Desperate Housewives’” Dana Delany — is being considered for pickup by TNT, USA and WGN America, and here’s why: The show picked up 8.6 million viewers last week alone (several million more than ABC’s “Nashville” and “Revenge,” two shows ABC decided not to cancel).

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NBC Universal

NBC Universal

Soap fans can’t help but think of Anne Heche as “Another World’s” Vicky Hudson, but the busy actress has carved a successful path in primetime and is about to shine in NBC’s “Save Me,” a new comedy that will have the Primetime Emmy nominee talking to God!

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Patrick Ecclestine/FOX

Patrick Ecclestine/FOX

The harrowing real-life case of Jodi Arias has gripped the nation for months, and hot off the heels of the 28-year-old woman’s conviction last week for murdering her former lover, Travis Alexander, comes a Lifetime original movie detailing Arias’ life and the details behind the killing that shocked America.

“Jodi Aria: Dirty Little Secret” stars Tania Raymonde (“Texas Chainsaw 3D,” “Switched at Birth,” “Lost”) as Arias, an aspiring photographer found guilty of murdering Alexander (Jesse Lee Soffer; Will Munson, “As The World Turns”), who was found nude in his shower with a slit throat, 27 additional stab wounds and a bullet to the head. Look for the horrifying movie, which also stars David Zayas (“Dexter”) and Tony Plana (“Ugly Betty”), to air on Lifetime on Saturday, June 22 at 8pm ET/PT.

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Prospect Park

Prospect Park

The onscreen sparks between “One Life to Live’s” Melissa Archer (Natalie Buchanan) and Josh Kelly (Cutter Wentworth) have definitely been worth noticing, but could the actors truly see their characters forming a meaningful relationship? Or will their fling be over in a hot second? We caught up with the pair to find out!

“It’s a very fun exploration, and I’ve love to see what they are planning to do and where they want to take it,” confesses Archer of Natalie and Cutter’s attraction to one another. “We’ve had fun so far, and I definitely think it’s exciting; I think we have good chemistry.”

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VH1

MTV Networks

Has VH1 declared war on daytime? That’s what it seems, as the music channel has added the talk show “Gossip Table” to its lineup, an addition that could give existing network talk shows a run for their money!

The pop culture morning show groups together five gossip columnists — Rob Shuter (“The Today Show”), Marianne Garvey (New York Daily News), Noah Levy (In Touch), Chloe Melas (HollywoodLife.com) and Delaina Dixon (DivaGalsDaily.com) — who will discuss breaking stories in the entertainment industry and beyond.

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John Paschal/JPI Studios

It’s time to shout, “Vegas, baby!” because “The Young and the Restless’” Christian Jules LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin) and Max Ehrich (Fenmore Baldwin) are headed to the City of Sin for a special Up Close & Personal fan event.

You can join the daytime stars at the Dal Toro Ristorante in The Palazzo Resort Hotel and Casino on Saturday, June 29 for interviews, food, autographs and fun. Check out Booyah Foods Ticketleap for more information and tickets. But remember: What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas — so be prepared for lots of wild fun with the onscreen father/son pair!



Paul Skipper/JPI Studios

Paul Skipper/JPI Studios

NBC’s popular comedy, “The Office,” just aired its final episode, but fans of the single-camera mockumentary may have something similar to look forward to: “Days of our Lives” stars Shawn Christian (Daniel Jonas) and Freddie Smith (Sonny Kiriakis) have teamed up with Jack Briggs and Nate Hartley to create “Addicts Anonymous,” a possible web-bound comedy that brings the Peacock Network’s Dunder Mifflin-based show to mind — with a slight “The Breakfast Club” twist!

The show, which will also star comedy veterans Matt Walsh (“Veep,” “Ted,” “The Hangover,” “Old School”) and Jerry Lambert (“Shameless,” Family Guy,” “Bad Teacher”), along with former “DAYS” beauty, Molly Burnett (ex-Melanie Kiriakis), is about a group of college students — all battling different addictions — working through their problems in one room.

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Craig Sjodin/ABC

Craig Sjodin/ABC

Former “General Hospital” star Jonathan Jackson (ex-Lucky Spencer) may be busy with his current gig on ABC’s “Nashville,” but lucky for fans, he managed to find the time to hit the road with his band, Enation, and he may be coming to a town near you!

Beginning Friday, June 7, in Nashville, Tennessee, the band is kicking off a multi-stop tour, and a limited number of meet and greet passes are available! For more information on the tour — including locations, dates and prices — check out Jackson’s official website.



John Paschal/JPI Studios

John Paschal/JPI Studios

After the news that “The Young and the Restless’” Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor) passed away earlier this month, the long running sudser announced plans to air a tribute episode to honor the soap veteran’s 40 years on the show. Cast members, friends and family gathered on the set last week to film the special tribute (which is scheduled to air on Tuesday, May 28), and an official teaser trailer has been released!









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