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In a story we've been following since its early beginning, Colleen Bell, a producer on "The Bold and the Beautiful" and the wife of Bradley P. Bell, the show's head writer and executive producer, has officially been named the U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, reports ABC News. Her confirmation didn't go without a hitch, however, as Senator John McCain took a strong stand against her confirmation on the Senate floor earlier today.
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It seems like forever ago since we reported Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane, "All My Children") got a wonderful surprise while visiting NBCUniversal's syndicated daytime talker, "The Meredith Vieira Show," via a reunion of sorts with former "AMC" co-star, Walt Willey (ex-Jackson Montgomery). In your first look at the episode, airing Tuesday, December 2, Lucci tells host Meredith Vieira how her character on the ABC Daytime soap opera helped many immigrants learn to speak English. Later the two take part in a Soap Opera Showdown, which included Willey as a surprise participant alongside Lucci.

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on Monday, December 1, 2014 @ 11:45 PM
Ratings Report for the Week of November 17-21, 2014
For the week of November 17-21, 2014, CBS' "The Young and the Restless" hit a season high in total viewers with an average of 5.06 million viewers tuning in each day. "The Bold and the Beautiful" also attracted its second largest weekly audience of the season with 3.74 million viewers. Numbers are based on Nielsen Media Research Live+Same Day ratings data.
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Appearing on episodes of "Days of our Lives" and "The Young and the Restless," actor and model Corey Sligh was first hit by a car and then beaten by the vehicle's driver on Thanksgiving Day, shortly after Sligh and his girlfriend, Alisa Berhorst, went to bring a friend a Thanksgiving meal at a Rite Aid in West Hollywood, CA. Sligh and his girlfriend reportedly saw two gentlemen in their vehicle driving at high speeds doing donuts in the parking lot.
It is with great sadness to report that Julian St. John, son of "The Young and the Restless'" Kristoff St. John (Neil Winters), has died. News of Julian's passing came to light from a posting by his mother, Mia, on Saturday, November 29. Julian St. John died on Sunday, November 23 from an apparent suicide.

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on Saturday, November 29, 2014 @ 6:51 PM
Just before the Thanksgiving holiday festivities began, actress Farah Fath ("Days of our Lives," "One Life to Live") announced that she is engaged to longtime boyfriend, Phil Galfond, a professional poker player and CEO of RunItOnce.com.
If things look a little bit different around here it's because things are different. As promised on our social networks, we have been working very hard behind the scenes leading up to this Thanksgiving holiday weekend to bring you the best user experience at Soap Opera Network, which not only includes the most up-to-date soap opera related content, but also a more visually appealing layout with page speed in mind. As a result of our new design, there will be plenty of new features we'll be able to play around with that'll provide our readers with the best presentation of our content, including this puppy.
On Sunday, December 14, "The Young and the Restless'" Amelia Heinle (Victoria Newman), along with her new venture DearMarch.com, will be hosting a charity event for BelieveBig.org, a non-profit whose vision is to assist cancer patients and their families discover their pathway to healing. All money raised will be donated to BelieveBig.org in honor of Amelia’s sister, Jane, who is battling cancer. Joining Heinle will be former "Y&R" co-star and real-life husband, Thad Luckinbill (ex-J.T. Hellstrom), along with current co-stars Joshua Morrow (Nicholas Newman), Eric Braeden (Victor Newman), Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman) and Jess Walton (Jill Abbott), just to name a few.
According to published reports, CBS' "The Young and the Restless" has let go Josh O'Connell, a longtime associate producer with the series. O'Connell, who began his career with the soap in various production positions in the mid-1990s, had been an associate producer at "Y&R" since 2003.

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on Friday, November 21, 2014 @ 9:34 PM
Ratings Report for the Week of November 10-14, 2014
Before becoming Thor for millions of fans in the "Thor" film series or "The Avengers" cinematic universe, actor Chris Hemsworth was probably best known for his role on the Australian soap "Home and Away," where he played Kimberly Jonathan "Kim" Hyde. Now a major movie star, Hemsworth has graced the cover of People Magazine as its "Sexiest Man Alive!" He's not the only one though as several of daytime's biggest and brightest stars of today and yesterday have also made the annual list of sexy men, which hits newsstands today.
As previously reported, the men of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" will be appearing on the Wednesday, November 26 edition of syndicated daytime talk show, "The Queen Latifah Show." Look for "Y&R's" Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott), Justin Hartley (Adam Newman), Daniel Goddard (Cane Ashby), Bryton James (Devon Hamilton) and Joshua Morrow (Nicholas Newman) to have a sit down chat with host Queen Latifah as they talk about their best "Y&R" kisses and their first scenes. Look for Bergman to reminisce on his 25 years at the soap while Hartley shows off his famous dimples! Before the episode airs, Soap Opera Network has your first look with the men on the Sony Pictures Studios lot in Culver City, California, where the talk show is filmed.

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