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Susan Flannery
  • 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... READ MORE
  • InSession: ‘B&B’s’ John McCook Reveals Thoughts on Thorsten Kaye’s Ridge; Discusses ‘Conflict’ For Onscreen Father/Son Duo

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    Sean Smith/JPI Studios
    Multiple Emmy-nominee Thorsten Kaye won the hearts of soap opera audiences with his strong portrayal of “All My Children’s” Zach Slater, “One Life to Live’s” Patrick Thornhart and “Port Charles’” Ian Thornhart, but can the actor strike gold again as Ronn Moss’ replacement in the role of “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Ridge Forrester? It won’t be the first time an actor has walked into the shoes of a major character whose previous portrayer is very much loved in the role, but then again, these aren’t just any old shoes to fill! Soap Opera Network caught up with Ridge’s... READ MORE
  • HLN Announces Lead Actor and Actress Award Presenters

    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards will be a star-studded night with appearances from some of televisions brightest stars — some of which will also be presenting awards on stage during the big night. But just who are the lucky personalities who will be handing the Outstanding Lead Actor winner and the Outstanding Lead Actress winner their coveted awards? Read on to find out! READ MORE
  • CENTER STAGE: Will The Third Time Be Another Charm For Tom?

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    Bell-Phillip Television Productions
    “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Heather Tom has taken home the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress for her work as Katie Logan the past two years in a row, and with yet another year of both suburp storylines and emotional work, the actress just may nab the award again! “It doesn’t get old; it’s very fun, and I’m very grateful,” she says of the nomination, adding that she chose the episodes in which Kate, in the throes of her post-partum depression, leaves Bill and Will. “I was really proud of it, and it’s funny, because I was so pregnant... READ MORE
  • WATCH: Susan Lucci Wins First and Only (So Far?) Daytime Emmy Award

    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Disney/ABC Television Group
    On Friday, May 21, 1999, Susan Lucci won her first Daytime Emmy Award in any category after portraying the iconic Erica Kane for (at the time) nearly 30 years on ABC's "All My Children." On Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 14 years after winning in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, fans are still pondering whether the actress will reprise her role on the soap opera now that it's back in production via Prospect Park's The OnLine Network. In the meantime, tell us where you were on that special night when one of daytime television's biggest... READ MORE
  • Katherine Kelly Lang Celebrates Emmy Nom; Plans to Make Brooke ‘Stronger’

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    Bell-Phillip Television Productions
    Katherine Kelly Lang has been front and center as “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Brooke Logan since 1987, and in a moment that feels like it should have happened years ago, she has finally been nominated for her very first Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award! And when reporters met the beloved actress on set hours after executive producer and headwriter Bradley Bell woke her with the exciting news, Lang’s glow was very much still evident. READ MORE
  • Bradley P. Bell Reacts to ‘B&B’s’ Emmy Nods; Admits Writing Sans Flannery and Moss is Enjoyable

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    Bell-Phillip Television Productions
    CBS Daytime’s “The Bold and the Beautiful” received 15 Daytime Emmy Award nominations this year, and the show’s executive producer and headwriter, Bradley Bell, couldn’t be more thrilled. “We’re determined to redefine the genre with our look, with our pacing, with our stories, with our location shoots,” he says of how the show’s entire team is to thank for the Emmy consideration. “We really want to make it a daily drama, and we’re not looking back. We’re only looking forward, and I think that strategy has paid off for us.” READ MORE
  • ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ Breaks Down Its Nominations; Katherine Kelly Lang Receives First Emmy Nom After 26 Years on Soap

    Bell-Phillip Television Productions
    Bell-Phillip Television Productions
    CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" has received a total of 15 Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award nominations during calendar year 2012. With Susan Flannery departing the series after more than 25 years portraying matriarch Stephanie Forrester on the soap, the actress received her final nomination in the category of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Meanwhile, former co-star Katherine Kelly Lang received her first nomination in the 26 years she's portrayed Brooke Logan on the world's most popular daily drama series. READ MORE
  • Susan Flannery To Ian Buchanan: Yes To ‘Old Dogs!’

    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Disney/ABC Television Group
    The web comedy “Old Dogs & New Tricks” is in the midst of its second season, and guess what? Not only is “General Hospital’s” Ian Buchanan (Duke Lavery) popping up on the series as Christoph, a Hollywood photographer who becomes a romantic alternative for one of the show’s leads, but it was “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Susan Flannery (Stephanie Forrester) who convinced him to join the show! READ MORE
  • John McCook Opens Up About His New Romance on ‘B&B’

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    Bell-Phillip Television Productions
    "The Bold and the Beautiful" patriarch Eric Forrester (John McCook) lost his other half, matriarch Stephanie Forrester (Susan Flannery) just four months ago. This week, Eric goes full steam ahead and moves his recent new love Dr. Taylor Hayes (Hunter Tylo) into the Forrester Fold! MSN Entertainment's Deanna Barnert caught up with McCook who couldn't be more excited! READ MORE