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  • DETAILS: Fred Willard Shares Deets on His Upcoming ‘B&B’ Stint and What to Expect From Eric’s Zany Brother!

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    Famous funnyman Fred Willard is set to make his “The Bold and the Beautiful” debut as Eric’s (John McCook) brother, John Forrester, next week! To celebrate his arrival, Soap Opera Network took part in a special press event where the celebrated comedian shared all the deets about his daytime gig, including working with the sudser’s cast, staying PG for family audiences and what viewers can really expect from the zany character once he crashes Forrester Creations. Read on for the scoop! READ MORE
  • ‘B&B’s Katherine Kelly Lang Is ‘Dancing’ Off to Italy!

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    Say goodbye to “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Katherine Kelly Lang and her alter ego, Brooke, because the actress is leaving the show to take part in the Italian version of “Dancing With the Stars!” READ MORE
  • ‘Y&R’ To Follow ‘B&B’ With Location Shoots? Exec Reveals Plans!

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    “The Bold and the Beautiful” has set off for locations like Paris, Abu Dhabi, Monaco and many parts of Southern California, making it quite the globe trotting soap opera. And that has left many CBS Daytime fans wondering if its sister soap, “The Young and the Restless,” will follow suit and take some of its characters out of Genoa City and around the world. We spoke with network execs to find out! READ MORE
  • How Important Are the Daytime Emmys? Industry Insiders Speak Out!

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    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... READ MORE
  • UPDATE: Exec Confirms ‘B&B’ Headed to Secret European Location; Possibly Amsterdam?

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    CBS’ hit soap, “The Bold and the Beautiful” has recently traveled to Dubai, Monaco and Paris for on-location scenes, and it looks like the globetrotting sudser will be at it again very soon, according to executive producer Bradley P. Bell. READ MORE
  • ‘B&B’ To Film Episodes in Paris, France

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    To coincide with its 25th year broadcasting in France on Thursday, June 12 (airing on France 2), CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" announced today plans to film on location in the French capital of Paris next week. READ MORE
  • ‘B&B’ Casts Australian Actress Ashleigh Brewer In Newly Created Contract Role; Soap Nominated for 9th Consecutive TV Audience Award

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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). READ MORE
  • DETAILS: Scott Clifton’s Animal Kingdom

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    Just before learning he was once again nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Liam Spencer on CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful," actor Scott Clifton took time out of his busy day to speak with Soap Opera Network about a topic that he is very passionate about: Animals. Although Clifton was battling pneumonia at the time of our discussion, his passion for those animals desperately in need of the love and companionship that one can bring helped him push forward as he provided details on how the storyline featuring the Los Angeles... READ MORE
  • ‘B&B’s’ Headwriter Says Deacon’s Return Will Be ‘Trouble!’

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    “General Hospital’s” A.J. Quartermaine has officially bought the farm, and we’ll soon be seeing his portrayer, Sean Kanan, back on “The Bold and the Beautiful.” The actor reprises his role as the love-to-hate-him Deacon Sharpe on Friday, June 13 — and the sudser’s headwriter, Bradley P. Bell, says it’s going to be one hellraising return! READ MORE
  • Is ‘B&B’ Looking to Woo Melody Thomas Scott Away From ‘Y&R?’

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    Now that “General Hospital’s” Sean Kanan (ex-A.J. Quartermaine) is headed back to "The Bold and the Beautiful” to reprise his role as sleazy con-man Deacon Sharpe, “The Young and the Restless” fans are wondering if the character will be swinging by Genoa City to visit his former lover, Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott). And while that may be an eventuality, “B&B’s” headwriter, Bradley P. Bell, admits that instead of loaning out Deacon to "Y&R," he’d rather steal Nikki for his own sudser! READ MORE