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When news first hit that the controversial novel “50 Shades of Grey” was going to be made into a movie, rumors within the daytime community started spreading: “Days of our Lives’” James Scott (EJ DiMera) was reportedly being considered for the lead role of Christian Grey, a handsome yet tormented billionaire who lures a young woman named Anastasia (Dakota Johnson) into his dark world of sexual fantasies.
It's been widely reported that former "Days of our Lives" actress Lisa Rinna (ex-Billie Reed) is set to join the season five cast of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," which follows several wealthy ladies in the world's most famous zip code as they party it up during wild nights, deal with family dynamics and duke it out for supremacy within their click, but will a former "DAYS" co-star be joining her?According to The Wrap, citing a source familiar with the situation, Eileen Davidson (Kristen DiMera; Ashley Abbott, "The Young and the Restless"), who won her first Daytime Emmy Award last month for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, is set to join Rinna on the Bravo reality program as a series regular.While Bravo has yet to confirm either Rinna or Davidson's casting, one has to wonder how Davidson potentially plans to juggle her grand return to "Y&R" (set...
Ever since it was revealed that Emmy-winning actress Eileen Davidson will be returning to “The Young and the Restless” as Ashley Abbott this September, fans have been chomping at the bit for more details regarding her return — including how the deal, which allows her to also appear on the Sony-owned NBC sudser “Days of our Lives” — came about. Soap Opera Network went straight to the Senior Vice President of CBS Daytime, Angelica McDaniel, to find out!

‘GH’s Thaao Penghlis Releases Book

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:24 PM EDT
From tea for two with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, to fitting Robert Redford for a suit, to stirring up trouble in “Days of our Lives’” Salem as Tony DiMera, “General Hospital’s” Thaao Penghlis (Victor Cassadine) has done it all. So it’s no surprise that he also has the tile of author, having just released a new book titled “Places: The Journey of my Days, My Lives.”
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!”
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!