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John McCook
  • Celebrated Comedian Visits ‘B&B’ as Eric Forrester’s Brother!

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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)!
  • Hunter Tylo and John McCook Joining Fellow ‘B&B’ Stars in Netherlands for Fan Show

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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 the actors’ private lives and projects outside of the series.
  • 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!
  • DAYTIME EMMYS: Creative Arts Awards Presenters Announced

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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.
  • ‘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).
  • 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.
  • ‘B&B’ and ‘Y&R’s’ Lee Phillip Bell To Be Honored at Accessories for Success Fashion Show

    Gilles Toucas
    Gilles Toucas
    The Guild of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (BBBSLA) will soon be presenting its annual Accessories for Success Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show, and Lee Phillip Bell — co-creator of “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “The Young and the Restless” — is one of this year’s honorees!
  • The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Pre-Nominations Announced

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    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    Earlier today the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, in cooperation with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, announced the Drama Performer Pre-Nominations for this year's Daytime Emmy Awards.
  • Soap Secrets Revealed: ‘GH’s’ Anthony Geary, ‘B&B’s’ John McCook, ‘DAYS’ Casting Director and More Discuss 2013’s Resurgence of The Soaps!

    It seems like just yesterday that the world was ready to nail the lid on the coffin of daytime soap operas. Ratings were low across the board, and a slew of sudsers — “Guiding Light,” “As the World Turns,” “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” — were cancelled, leaving only “Days of our Lives,” “General Hospital,” “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “The Young and the Restless” on the air. But to the surprise of critics and many soap fans, 2013 saw a drastic turnaround: All four remaining soap operas saw a significant increase in ratings, and “The Young and the Restless” once again made a list of the top 10 most-searched television programs of the year, among popular series like “Breaking Bad” and “The Walking Dead.” So why the complete 180 in daytime soap popularity?
  • ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ Executive Producer and Head Writer, Bradley P. Bell, Previews 2014!

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    Gilles Toucas
    In its newsletter, "The Bold and the Beautiful" executive producer and head writer, Bradley P. Bell, shared the following teasers of what fans can expect for their favorite characters in the next couple of months on the CBS Daytime drama series.