on Friday, October 3, 2014 @ 2:20 AM
With game shows "Let's Make a Deal" and "The Price is Right," "The Talk" and daytime drama "The Bold and the Beautiful," CBS Daytime continues to grow its audience year-over-year after just one week into the new television season (week of September 22-26) based on Nielsen Media Research live plus same day ratings data.
Comings and Goings
on Thursday, October 2, 2014 @ 4:12 PM
Television and film veteran Sally Kellerman — who’s known as “M*A*S*H’s” Margaret “Hot Lips” O'Houlihan — has a new gig to add to her repertoire: The actress has been cast on CBS’ “The Young and the Restless!”
on Thursday, October 2, 2014 @ 1:48 PM
“General Hospital’s” Tyler Christopher (Nikolas Cassadine) is about to experience a family expansion: His wife, Brienne Pedigo, is pregnant with their second child!
Former “General Hospital” star Hugo Napier — who played Lord Larry Ashton in the late 80s and early 90s — is making a Port Charles return!
Comings and Goings
on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 @ 11:55 PM
Since it was announced earlier this month that Billy Miller (ex-Billy Abbott, "The Young and the Restless") would officially be joining the cast of ABC's "General Hospital" in the contract role of Jason Morgan, previously portrayed by Steve Burton (Dylan McAvoy, "Y&R") after months of rumors and speculation, the three time Daytime Emmy Award winning actor will finally show his face on the Wednesday, October 1 episode of the daytime drama series, it was revealed today by head writer Ron Carlivati and actress Michelle Stafford (Nina Clay) on Twitter.
on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 @ 1:17 PM
You might think you’re seeing double today when tuning into NBC’s “Days of our Lives,” but no need to get your eyes checked: Eileen Davidson is in fact appearing as two different characters. Today marks the day that the Emmy-winning actress appears as both Susan Banks (whacky mother of EJ [James Scott]) and Kristen DiMera in a storyline that brings the arch-nemeses face to face! But if that’s not enough to make you jump up and down in glee, get this: Davidson also appears on “The Young and the Restless” as Ashley Abbott today — which marks the first time in soap opera history that an actress is appearing on two different shows as three different characters in one day!
on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 @ 9:10 AM
If you've ever tuned into NBC's "The Biggest Loser" and wondered what life is like for the contestants following their grueling experience, former "As The World Turns" actress Martha Byrne (ex-Lily Snyder) along with writer Daryn Strauss have come together for a new series that hopes to give you the answers you crave. In "Weight: The Series," Byrne portrays the role of Claire Carlson, a mom who loses 100 pounds on a reality show and then has to contend with the absurd and complicated reactions of her friends and family as she attempts to balance the day to day pressures of staying thin and appearing on reality TV. If the description sounds interesting to you, you might be interested in attending a VIP Soap Party and Advanced Screening of the pilot alongside several of daytime's biggest and brightest stars!
on Monday, September 29, 2014 @ 5:37 PM
In an exclusive interview with Australia's TV Week Soap Extra, "The Young and the Restless'" Michael Muhney (ex-Adam Newman) has point blank denied the allegations that he groped the breasts of one of his former co-stars, which was reportedly the reason show producers opted to drop him from his contract last December. "I didn't want to be desperately screaming: 'I didn't do it!’” Muhney told the publication in its newest issue as to why it took him so long to defend himself after staying silent for so long. “The rumour was untrue," he continued.
on Saturday, September 27, 2014 @ 7:15 PM
With photography by Brad Everett Young, several of daytime's hottest young stars including "General Hospital's" Kristen Alderson (Kiki), Chad Duell (Michael), Ryan Carnes (Lucas), Marc Anthony Samuel (Felix) and Ian Buchanan (Duke), "Days of our Lives'" Brendan Coughlin (T), Allison Paige (Bev), Guy Wilson (Will), Jen Lilley (Theresa), Billy Flynn (Chad), Casey Moss (JJ) and Kevin Riggin (Rory), and "The Young and the Restless'" Camryn Grimes (Mariah), along with stars from "Baby Daddy" (Derek Theleer), "Teen Wolf" (Stephen Lunsford) and "Power Rangers," have taken part in the Dream Loud campaign that hopes to bring music and the arts programs back into schools. "Port Charles" alum Brian Gaskill is also featured in the campaign, among countless others.
Ratings Report for the Week of September 15-19, 2014
Comings and Goings
on Friday, September 26, 2014 @ 5:10 PM
While Halloween season itself isn't necessarily in style just yet for much of the land, the Halloween themed episodes of CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" has already been planned and will include several "Big Brother" contestants new and old, reports TV Guide's Michael Logan. Per the publication, "Big Brother" contestant Donny Thompson will be joined by fellow season 16 houseguests Amber Borzotra, Cody Calafiore, Zach Rance, Hayden Voss, Nicole Franzel, Caleb Reynolds and Devin Shephard, Season 11 & 13's Jeff Schroeder and Jordan Lloyd, Season 12 & 13's Rachel Reilly and Brendon Villegas, and Season 15's Elissa Slater as they all appear in the Halloween themed episodes of the soap, airing Thursday, October 30 and Friday, October 31, that promises to be boatloads of fun!
on Thursday, September 25, 2014 @ 4:45 PM
With the launch of its 18th season during the week of September 15-19, 2014, and the debut of new co-hosts Rosie Perez and Nicole Wallace, and the return of Rosie O'Donnell to the table, ABC's "The View" attracted its largest premiere week ratings in three years (3.4 million), to qualify as the week's most watched broadcast talk show, while also posting year-to-year growth of 13% in viewers compared to the 17th season premiere last season (3.0 million).
on Thursday, September 25, 2014 @ 3:30 PM
The final week of the 2013-2014 television season came to a close last week (week of September 15-19, 2014) and CBS Daytime ended the year on top for the 28th consecutive year! "The Bold and the Beautiful" attracted its largest audience since the 2006-07 television season, while "The Young and the Restless" scored its most watched season in viewers since the 2009-10 television season. Meanwhile, "Let's Make a Deal" and "The Talk" hit their best numbers ever in viewers as "The Price is Right 1" delivered its largest audience since the 2004-05 season and "The Price is Right 2" brought in its biggest audience since the 2006-07 season.