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  • UP2LATELY: How Is ‘Y&R’s’ Elizabeth Hendrickson Faring Post Daytime?

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    Steven Bergman Photography
    It’s been over a month since “The Young and the Restless’” Elizabeth Hendrickson last aired as Chloe Mitchell, and many fans are still getting used to her onscreen absence. But if all goes well, viewers will have the opportunity of seeing the actress on the small screen once more: In a comedy setting! Soap Opera Network caught up with Hendrickson to get the scoop on how life has been since departing the daytime world, and it sounds like the actress is doing everything she can to shed the tears of her acting past and welcome new smiles. READ MORE
  • DETAILS: Soap Opera Casting Secrets Revealed!

    Ever heard the rumor that working on a soap opera is one of the toughest acting jobs out there? Well, according to some industry insiders like “Days of our Lives'” casting director Marnie Saitta, “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” John McCook (Eric Forrester), “General Hospital’s” Anthony Geary, and “The Young and the Restless’” Max Ehrich (Fenmore Baldwin), daytime gigs are some of the toughest jobs to land — and keep, as well! READ MORE
  • EXCLUSIVE: ‘Y&R’s’ Burgess Jenkins on Succeeding David Tom/Billy Miller, Villy Drama and More; Amelia Heinle and Jess Walton Share Insight on Jenkins

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    On Tuesday, June 24, Genoa City said hello again to a familiar name with a new face. On that day, daytime newcomer Burgess Jenkins took over the role of Billy Abbott on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" from David Tom, who himself succeeded three-time Daytime Emmy Award winning actor Billy Miller in the popular role, but how did Jenkins land himself on daytime's most watched drama series? "My management called me and they were talking to me about this role, and when they sent me the breakdown on the character, I just fell in love. I absolutely fell... READ MORE
  • DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS RED CARPET: ‘GH’s’ Emme Rylan in Aidan Maddox

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    Jill Johnson/JPI Studios
    The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards may be over, but the after-event fun has just begun! Soap Opera Network caught up with many of your favorite daytime stars on the red carpet, and we’ll be bringing you lots and lots of interviews in the days to come. First up is the beautiful Emme Rylan, who plays Lulu Spencer on ABC’s “General Hospital.” Enjoy! READ MORE
  • DAYTIME EMMY EXCLUSIVE: Winners React to Emmy Honors!

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    Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
    The best of the best took home statues during the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards last night, and while viewers were able to see the winners accept their honors on stage, Soap Opera Network caught up with many of them for exclusive backstage reactions! Where will they put their gorgeous gold statues? And how will they celebrate being the top of the top in their field? Read on to find out! READ MORE
  • DAYTIME EMMYS: ‘Y&R’s’ Christian Le Blanc on Nomination and Celebrations

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    Monty Brinton/CBS
    Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of Michael Baldwin on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" for the fifth time, Christian Jules Le Blanc, a native of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, goes into tonight's ceremony with a career total of nine nominations under his belt (the aforementioned five for lead actor and four for supporting actor) with three wins in 2005, 2007 and 2009 in the lead category. READ MORE
  • DAYTIME EMMYS: ‘B&B’s’ Heather Tom Reacts to Emmy Nom and Dishes on Katie/Ridge/Brooke/Bill Quadrangle!

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    Even though “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Heather Tom (Katie Logan) has previously been nominated for 15 Daytime Emmy awards and is the only person in history to have won in all three actor categories (three times in the Outstanding Younger Actress category, once in the Outstanding Supporting Actress category and twice in the Outstanding Lead Actress category), her recent Lead Actress nomination still feels special. READ MORE
  • DAYTIME EMMYS: ‘B&B’s’ Kim Matula Celebrates First Nomination; Amps Up Sexiness for Red Carpet

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    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    The term “whirlwind” doesn’t even come close to describing the recent life of “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Kim Matula (Hope Logan). In addition to accepting “B&B’s” ninth consecutive Golden Nymph award at the International TV Audience Awards during the 54th Monte Carlo Television Festival in Monte Carlo this month and just finishing filming on location in Paris, France, she’s still basking in the recent news that she officially received her very first Emmy nomination! READ MORE
  • CENTER STAGE: ‘Home & Family’s’ Mark Steines On Soap Operas, Love Scenes and Getting Slammed By Oprah!

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    Courtesy of Mark Steines
    Hallmark’s beloved talk show “Home & Family” has featured so many soap star guests, it’s a wonder it’s not up for Outstanding Drama Series in this year’s Daytime Emmy race. With everyone from “Days of our Lives’” Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans) to the “Young and the Restless’” Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott) and Eric Braeden (Victor Newman) dropping by, it’s pretty much par-for-par with Salem, Port Charles and Genoa City. Though, as former “Entertainment Tonight” personality and current “Home & Family” co-host Mark Steines would tell you, the set is anything but something you’d see on a typical daytime drama. READ MORE
  • ThoughtsOn: Amelia Heinle Dishes On ‘Y&R’s’ Emotional Last Year, Billy Miller, Tristan Rogers and More!

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    Robert Voets
    “The Young and the Restless’” Amelia Heinle (Victoria Newman) is celebrating her first ever Emmy nomination as well as an exciting storyline involving Sean Carrigan’s Stitch, but that didn’t prevent her from opening up about a slew of other topics when reporters chatted with the actress shortly after she received the news that she’d officially be in this year’s Emmy race. The actress had no qualms about discussing the emotional year “Y&R” has experienced, what it was like working with Billy Miller (ex-Billy Abbott), her obsession with Tristan Rogers (Colin Atkinson) and more. READ MORE