As we reported yesterday, the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards will take place on Friday, February 6. For the first time in at least 20 years, there will be no representation of daytime as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has removed the Outstanding Actor and Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series categories from the upcoming awards show. When we went to press yesterday, the NAACP was unable to officially comment on the matter. That has since changed.
As previously reported, the cast of "Knots Landing" will reunite on the Thursday, December 11 edition of Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family." In your first look at the reunion, cast members of the popular primetime soap opera - Donna Mills, Joan Van Ark, Michele Lee, Ted Shackelford and Kevin Dobson - sat down with hosts Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare to discuss life after the cul-de-sac, while also taking time to celebrate Mills' birthday.
On Tuesday, December 9, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) announced the nominees for the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards. For the first time since at least 1994, when the category was first recognized, no actor or actress from a daytime drama series was nominated in the Outstanding Actor or Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series following the organizations decision not to include the categories this year. Representatives for the NAACP have yet to officially comment on the matter at press time.
When the fourth season of ABC Family's "Switched at Birth" premieres next month it will be on a new day and at a new time, the network announced today. "Birth" will begin airing Tuesdays at 9:00 PM ET/PT beginning January 6, following the winter season premiere of the network's "Pretty Little Liars."
When David Letterman announced his retirement from late night television earlier this year, there were only two things known by year's end: Letterman would retire in 2015 and he would be succeeded by "The Colbert Report's" Stephen Colbert. CBS and Worldwide Pants Incorporated, Letterman’s production company, announced today that Letterman will host his final "Late Show" on Wednesday, May 20, 2015.
The SAG-AFTRA National Board announced today that it has reached a tentative agreement with broadcast networks ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX, among other producers, on terms for a successor agreement to the National Code of Fair Practice for Network Television Broadcasting (Network Television Code). The agreement, approved by a 93% vote by the board, covers dramas in first-run syndication, morning news shows, talk shows, serials (soap operas), variety, reality, contest, sports and promotional announcements.
If you tuned into today's episode of ABC's "General Hospital," you may be wondering if this is really the last you'll be seeing of Britt Westbourne now that she's departed Port Charles with her father, Cesar Faison (Anders Hove), after leaving her mother, Liesl Obrecht (Kathleen Gati), emotionally devastated. While "GH" never officially confirmed Kelly Thiebaud's departure prior to today's episode, the actress took to her Instagram page to say goodbye to fans of the Britch!
As previously reported, James O'Halloran won "The Price is Right's" next male model competition when host Drew Carey announced his name during Part 1 of the daytime game show. O'Halloran, 30, came on down the famous aisles of the Bob Barker studio before conversing with Carey, who noted that not only is the model young and good looking, "He's got to have that Australian accent too?"
On the Thursday, December 11 edition of Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family," "Knots Landing stars Donna Mills, Joan Van Ark, Michele Lee, Ted Shackelford and Kevin Dobson will reunite when hosts Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare bring the five cast members together to share memories, surprises, and music!
After five weeks of eliminations and heartbreak, "The Price is Right" narrowed its next male model search down to three - Jonathan Morgan, Jay Byars and James O’Halloran - when the finalists appeared on the Monday, December 1 edition of CBS' "The Talk." After the reveal, America began voting for who they felt best fit the brand of the game show when the polls opened via priceisright.com/nextpricemodel. Polls closed on Friday, December 5. Today, December 8, the game show revealed who would finally take home the prize of becoming the next male model on "The Price is Right," which entails a week-long modeling gig beginning Monday, December 15. So who did America choose?
Nazanin Boniadi, who portrayed Fara Sherazi on Showtimes "Homeland" during its third and fourth seasons, has been cast as the lead in the Timur Bekmambetov-directed remake of "Ben-Hur" for MGM and Paramount Pictures, reports Deadline. The actress previously portrayed the role of Leyla Mir on ABC's "General Hospital" and SOAPnet's "General Hospital: Night Shift."
When CBS announced earlier this year that it had picked up a new drama series from Vince Gilligan (“Breaking Bad”) and David Shore (“House”), and that it would star former "All My Children" actor Josh Duhamel (ex-Leo du Pres), "Guiding Light's" Aubrey Dollar (ex-Marina Cooper) and Dean Winters ("Oz," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"), the network would only say that the series, "Battle Creek," would air sometime in midseason. Last week the network announced that the series will air on Sundays at 10:00 PM ET/PT, beginning March 1. The series replaces "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," which currently occupies the timeslot and will air its season finale two weeks prior to the launch of "Battle Creek."
On Monday, December 8 and Wednesday, December 10, actor Jeffrey James Lippold returns to ABC's "General Hospital" as Sgt. Freeman, Soap Opera Network has learned. We're told that the actor will appear in short, but dramatic scenes.

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