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For the ninth consecutive year CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" received a nomination for the Monte Carlo Television Festival’s International TV Audience Awards, which honors programs that garnered the highest number of viewers worldwide in 2013 across five continents. "B&B" is nominated in the “Telenovela/Soap Opera” category. To coincide with its nomination, the soap has announced the addition of Australian actress Ashleigh Brewer (ex- Kate Ramsay, "Neighbours") to its cast in the newly created contract role of Ivy Forrester, who is the niece of patriarch Eric Forrester (John McCook).
For the week of May 12-16, 2014, ABC Daytime ranked #1 in Women 18-34 (199,000/0.6 rating) and Women 25-54 (784,000/1.3 rating) and tied for #1 in Women 18-49 (610,000/1.0 rating), per newly released Nielsen Media Research ratings data. The network hit a 10–week highs in Total Viewers (3.2 million) and Women 18-34, and 7–week highs in Women 18-49 and in Women 25-54 – since weeks of 3/3/14 and 3/24/14, respectively.
"The Young and the Restless'" Joshua Morrow (Nicholas Newman), of the hit independent film, “Tentacle 8,” — which also stars Bruce Gray (ex-Mark Wilcox), Teri Reeves (ex-Megan McKenna, "General Hospital"), and “All My Children’s” John Callahan (ex-Edmund Grey) and Matthew Borlenghi (ex-Brian Bodine) — will be appearing at Laemmle’s NoHo7 theater in Los Angeles for a special film screening on Tuesday, May 20, and guess what? Soap Opera Network has partnered with the film’s director, John Chi, in giving away two pairs of screening tickets to a couple of lucky SON readers!
Oh, are things about to get out of control over in “The Young and the Restless’” Genoa City: The Billy (David Tom)/Victoria (Amelia Heinle)/Stitch (Sean Carrigan) situation is about to get even messier, as Stitch’s ex-wife, Jenna, is headed to town!According to Soaps In Depth magazine, the sudser has cast Stephanie Lemelin in the role of the doc’s wife. She reportedly begins taping on the set tomorrow and will make her first onscreen appearance on Friday, June 13.This is Lemelin’s first daytime gig, though fans may recognize her from her previous roles on TV shows like “The Whole Truth” and “Young Justice.”How do you think Jenna's appearance will impact Stitch's life, not to mention his new relationship with Victoria? Let us know in the comment section below!
On Friday, May 9, actor and rock and roller Rick Springfield (ex-Noah Drake, "General Hospital") received one the the highest honors an entertainer could ever hope to attain: a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Joined by former "GH" co-star Jason Thompson (Patrick Drake) and "The Young and the Restless'" Doug Davidson (Paul Williams), the hour long ceremony included speeches by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Leron Gubler, Thompson and Davidson, before Springfield took the stage to accept his honor.

‘DAYS’ Recasting EJ DiMera?

Thursday, May 8, 2014 9:30 PM EDT
Last week when news broke that actor James Scott had completed filming his 8-year run on NBC's "Days of our Lives" as EJ DiMera, fans couldn't help but wonder if that meant the end of the road for the popular character, or if there were plans to recast, considering the actor himself cited "personal time" as the reason for his departure.
On Saturday, May 17, "General Hospital's" Kimberly McCullough (ex-Robin Scorpio) will be hosting two fan events on the east coast - one in the morning and one in the evening. Starting at 11:00 AM, the actress will be in Pittston, Pennsylvania for a meet and greet that promises fans "no scripts, just dialogue." Later that evening at 7:00 PM, she'll be heading to Long Island, New York for a night of pure fun!Fans interested in spending some time with the actress can purchase an admission ticket for either event at a cost of $100. The ticket price includes a meal and a non-alcoholic beverage. The event itself includes the meet and greet, a live auction, and a Q&A session with McCullough.Upon purchase, you will receive an email confirmation for you to present at the door before entry.FOR REFERENCE: Pittston, Pennsylvania Event Palazzo 53 53 S. Main St. Pittston, Pennsylvania (570) 299-7571 When: May 17, 2014...