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As we prepare to publish another week's worth of ratings covering the daytime soaps "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless," we felt it was worth noting the difference between daytime and primetime when it comes to demographics as part of a year-end report.

‘Y&R’ Actor to be a Daddy

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 9:53 AM EDT
Although he's finished his time at "The Young and the Restless" after his character, Joe Clark, was arrested for setting up Cane Ashby (Daniel Goddard) for extortion on the Friday, December 11 episode of the CBS Daytime drama series, actor Scott Elrod is moving on in the new year with an upcoming guest appearance on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" and news that he'll be a first time daddy with girlfriend Vanessa Vazart.
Best known for roles on "All My Children" and "Another World," actress Alla Korot is set to begin filming at NBC's "Days of our Lives" next month in the newly created role of Janet Bernard, Korot announced on her Twitter page over the weekend. A first airdate is not yet known but fans can expect for the actress to hit the screen sometime in June.

Molly Burnett Returning to ‘Days of our Lives’ Again

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Saturday, December 19, 2015 6:24 PM EDT
Melanie Jonas may have left Salem earlier this year just as Brady Black (Eric Martsolf) was coming to terms with dealing with his situation with Theresa Donovan (Jen Lilley), but she's back beginning next month when actress Molly Burnett reprises her role on "Days of our Lives."

‘General Hospital’ to Air Original on Christmas Eve

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Friday, December 18, 2015 3:47 PM EDT
As a result of President Barack Obama addressing the nation for his last press conference of 2015, ABC was forced to pull an original episode of "General Hospital" today, which was all but set to air until Nathan Varni, Manager, Current Series, Scripted, announced plans to pull it citing the importance of the current storyline. The episode will now air on Monday, December 21 and an original episode will air on Christmas Eve (Thursday, December 24) in place of a previously scheduled encore.
Chloe Lane is heading back to Salem full-time now that actress Nadia Bjorlin has signed a contract with NBC's "Days of our Lives." Bjorlin, who had been spotted on numerous occasions touring with cast members as part of the "Days of our Lives: 50 Years" book tour, began filming scenes last week. The actress previously signed on for a short return engagement in the fall that'll air sometime in early 2016. She'll return in a full-time capacity in late Spring.
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With returning stars Candace Cameron-BureJodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber as D.J. Tanner, Stephanie Tanner and Kimmy Gibbler, respectively, Netflix announced today that all 13 episodes of "Fuller House," the spin-off of the popular ABC sitcom that dominated the late 1980s and early 1990s, will release on Friday, February 26. The streaming service also released the first teaser trailer that brings back plenty of nostalgia for longtime fans.
With a new year on the horizon it's inevitable that you'll be seeing a multitude of best and worst lists covering every facet of the entertainment world, and soaps are no exception. In his Best and Worst of 2015 report, TV Guide's Michael Logan has named CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" daytime's best soap, praises "General Hospital" and "The Young and the Restless" for having the best actors and actresses, and calls out some of daytime's current and former writers for insulting viewers with tawdry storylines lacking direction.