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Former “All My Children” star Jesse McCartney (ex-J.R. Chandler) has a lot to celebrate these days: Not only did he just release his new album, In Technicolor, he also landed a guest role on ABC Family’s “Young & Hungry!”
Co-creator of “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” Ryan Murphy, shared some very exciting news today: “All My Children” alum Finn Wittrock (Damon Miller) is the newest cast member to join the show!
Daytime fans haven’t seen the face of Keith Hamilton Cobb in quite some time: Since starring as “All My Children’s” Noah Keefer from 1995-1996 and later as “The Young and the Restless’” Damon Porter from 2003-2005, we’ve hardly heard a word — but now he's back with an all-new theater show!
Ambyr Childers got her fair share of drama as “All My Children’s” Colby Chandler — a role she played from mid-2006 to mid-2008 — but her latest role casts a shadow over anything that went down in Pine Valley: The Arizona native has been cast in NBC’s upcoming series, “Aquarius,” which follows LA Police Sergeant Sam Hodiak (David Duchovny) as he tries to track and catch infamous killer Charles Manson (Gethin Anthony).
Miss seeing former soap star Jeff Branson on the screen? You’re in luck! The actor, who has portrayed “The Young and the Restless’” Ronan Malloy, “All My Children’s” Jonathan Lavery and “Guiding Light’s” Shayne Lewis, will be appearing on tonight’s episode of TNT’s “Perception!”
Daytime fans who might be feeling a little nostalgic for the “good old days of soaps” now have something to smile about: Reruns of NBC’s former soap opera, “The Doctors,” will soon be airing on Retro TV!
You may know her from “All My Children,” where she played Julia Santos, “The Bold and the Beautiful,” where she played Samantha Kelly, or “Days of our Lives,” where she played Dr. Liv Norman, but Sydney Penny will soon be known to the (young adult) masses as Leona Vanderwaal on “Pretty Little Liars!”
"Devious Maids'" Susan Lucci (Genevieve Delatour) famously received a record 19 Daytime Emmy Award nominations in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Erica Kane on ABC's "All My Children" before finally taking home the golden statue for the first and only time on Friday, May 21, 1999, after Shemar Moore (ex-Malcom Winters, "The Young and the Restless") declared, "The streak is over... Susan Lucci!"
There’s no doubt that the Daytime Emmy Awards play a large part of the daytime industry, but just how prevalent is the golden statue when it comes to the every day work lives of the people who make up the genre? Soap Opera Network spoke with performers, writers, producers and more to get their take on how often and how much the Emmys impact their work lives. Does the event and its promised accolades inspire them to work harder? Do they keep the Emmys in mind when filming, writing and performing scenes? And are the Emmy awards really necessary for the industry? There are varying opinions, so read on to find out what some of the genre’s heavy hitters had to say!