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The story of Billy Hayes and his daring escape from a Turkish prison and eventual return to a country that had blocked him from re-entry for more than 30 years is the center of "Midnight Return: The Story of Billy Hayes and Turkey" the feature-length documentary directed by veteran daytime writer Sally Sussman Morina ("The Young and the Restless," "Another World," "Days of our Lives," "Generations"). The documentary will make its U.S. debut during "The 31st Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival" next week.
Best known for his starring role as Steve Elliott in the CBS sitcom "Petticoat Junction," actor Mike Minor has died. The former soap star, who made a big impression on daytime fans as Brandon Kingsley on "All My Children" and as Dr. Royal Dunning on "Another World," passed away on Thursday, January 28. He was 75 years old.
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.
If you've ever tuned into NBC's "The Biggest Loser" and wondered what life is like for the contestants following their grueling experience, former "As The World Turns" actress Martha Byrne (ex-Lily Snyder) along with writer Daryn Strauss have come together for a new series that hopes to give you the answers you crave. In "Weight: The Series," Byrne portrays the role of Claire Carlson, a mom who loses 100 pounds on a reality show and then has to contend with the absurd and complicated reactions of her friends and family as she attempts to balance the day to day pressures of staying thin and appearing on reality TV. If the description sounds interesting to you, you might be interested in attending a VIP Soap Party and Advanced Screening of the pilot alongside several of daytime's biggest and brightest stars!
On the Wednesday, October 1 episode of NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," entitled "American Disgrace," former "One Life to Live" star Kelley Missal (ex-Dani Manning) will appear as an alleged rape victim of pro basketball star Shakir “The Shark” Wilkins (guest star Henry Simmons; "NYPD Blue," "Another World"). In the episode, Orion press rep Carla Cannon (Missal) tells reporters she was raped by Wilkins. When more women come forward, Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Detective Carisi (guest star Peter Scanavino) disagree on the authenticity of each woman’s story, and Barba (Raul Esparza) takes a shaky case to court.