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  • ‘Y&R’ Actress Heads to ‘B&B!’

    Steven Bergman
    Steven Bergman
    “The Young and the Restless’” Judith Chapman (Gloria Fisher Abbott) is one busy dame as of late: In addition to preparing to play “Gone With the Wind’s” Vivien Leigh in an upcoming stage performance, the actress is also set to make an appearance on “The Bold & the Beautiful!” READ MORE
  • TODAY: ‘B&B’s’ Eric Gets a Silly Surprise!

    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    The zany moment you’ve all been waiting for is about to commence: Famous funnyman Fred Willard hits the “The Bold and the Beautiful” canvas today, October 2, as the whacky brother of Eric (John McCook)! Soap Opera Network previously posted an interview with Willard, and now we’re sharing McCook’s thoughts on his alter ego’s whacky sibling! READ MORE
  • It’s Official: CBS’ ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ To Film Episodes in Amsterdam

    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    John Paschal/JPI Studios
    Soap Opera Network first reported on the possibility in early July, while speaking with "The Bold and the Beautiful" executive producer and head writer Bradley P. Bell, and now it is official: The daytime drama series will film a romantic story on the canals of Amsterdam the first week of October, the soap announced yesterday, September 24. READ MORE
  • DETAILS: Fred Willard Shares Deets on His Upcoming ‘B&B’ Stint and What to Expect From Eric’s Zany Brother!

    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    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
  • Celebrated Comedian Visits ‘B&B’ as Eric Forrester’s Brother!

    Jennifer Graylock/JPI Studios
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    Jennifer Graylock/JPI Studios
    CBS’ dramatic series, “The Bold and the Beautiful,” may be getting a shot of comedic relief: Famous funnyman Fred Willard is heading to the sudser for a four-episode arc as the younger brother of Eric Forrester (John McCook)! READ MORE
  • Hunter Tylo and John McCook Joining Fellow ‘B&B’ Stars in Netherlands for Fan Show

    Gilles Toucas/Bell-Phillip Television Productions
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    Gilles Toucas/Bell-Phillip Television Productions
    "The Bold and the Beautiful's" John McCook (Eric Forrester) and Hunter Tylo (Dr. Taylor Hayes) will be joining previously announced Thorsten Kaye, Heather Tom, Scott Clifton and Kim Matula for the official 2014 "B&B" Fan Show, which will take place in the Netherlands on Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, October 4. The event provides fans with a unique peek into the behind-the-scenes world of the daytime drama, and a deep dive into the turbulent lives of the characters. The show will feature interaction between fans and the cast, including the chance to ask questions as well as revelations about... READ MORE
  • DETAILS: Soap Opera Casting Secrets Revealed!

    Ever heard the rumor that working on a soap opera is one of the toughest acting jobs out there? Well, according to some industry insiders like “Days of our Lives'” casting director Marnie Saitta, “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” John McCook (Eric Forrester), “General Hospital’s” Anthony Geary, and “The Young and the Restless’” Max Ehrich (Fenmore Baldwin), daytime gigs are some of the toughest jobs to land — and keep, as well! READ MORE
  • DAYTIME EMMYS: Creative Arts Awards Presenters Announced

    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
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    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is set to formally announce a list of individuals scheduled to attend as presenters for the 41st Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards later today, Soap Opera Network has learned. The list includes several of daytime's biggest and brightest stars, past and present, and a number of behind the scenes talents from "All My Children," "The Bold and the Beautiful," "Days of our Lives," "General Hospital," "One Life to Live" and "The Young and the Restless," among other forms of daytime programming. 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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    File Archive
    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
  • Hunter Tylo Returning to ‘B&B’ For May Sweeps Stoyline

    Gilles Toucas
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    Gilles Toucas
    Soap Opera Digest is reporting that CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" will once again welcome Hunter Tylo back to its canvas as the storyline of Aly (Ashlyn Pearce) dealing with the death of her mother, Darla (Schae Harrison), continues to play out on screen and kicks into high gear particularly during May Sweeps. Per the publication, citing a show spokesperson, Tylo is expected to re-appear as Taylor Hayes Forrester beginning Friday, April 25. READ MORE