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December 2012

Alert: Kirsten Storms Live Twitter Chat

As part of the on going promotion of "General Hospital" and its 50th anniversary season through social networking, actress Kirsten Storms (Maxie Jones) will be tweeting live with fans during today's East Coast broadcast of the ABC drama series.

‘Bold and Beautiful’ Adds to Cast

CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful" has cast former "Guiding Light" stars Karla Mosley and Lawrence Saint-Victor in the contract roles of Maya Avant and Carter Walton, respectively. Their casting was announced by "B&B" executive producer and head writer Bradley P. Bell.

12/12/12: Maria Arena Bell’s Day of WIN

Maria Arena Bell, who was let go as Executive Producer and Head Writer of CBS' "The Young and the Restless" earlier this year, was honored on Wednesday, December 12 with a Humanitarian Award for her dedication to arts advocacy during the 14th Annual Women's Image Network (WIN) Awards, which recognizes and honors exemplary men and women in the entertainment industry including those from the television, film and advertising worlds.

Scott Reeves Checking Out of ‘General Hospital’

Scott Reeves, who has portrayed Dr. Steven Lars Webber on "General Hospital" since 2009, has announced via his Twitter account that the ABC series has released him from his contract and that he will last air on the soap sometime in February. "Hey guys, u know how much u mean 2 me and I wanted u 2 hear it from me. I was let go from GH today and my last day should b in Feb sometime," said Reeves in a Twitter posting shortly after 9:00 PM PST on Wednesday, December 12.

‘Y&R’ Casts New Female; Ignaccio Serricchio Joins Cast

According to a tweet by Robert Adamson, who portrays Noah Newman on CBS' "The Young and the Restless," daytime newcomer Jhoanna Flores has joined the cast in an as yet to be determined role. "@ jhoannamarissa welcome to #YR.. I'll keep it under wraps for now who she's playing. But she's doing a great job!" read Adamson's tweet.

Ratings: All Soaps Up in Women 18-49

Ratings Report for the Week of November 26-30, 2012 NOTE: Please do not copy and paste the entire ratings.  Thank you. Numbers are based on Live+Same Day ratings (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,376,000 (-2,000/-47,000) 2. B&B 3,280,000 (+74,000/+197,000) 3. GH 2,751,000 (-8,000/+447,000) 4. DAYS 2,337,000 (-10,000/-122,000) Households 1. Y&R 3.3/11 (+.1/same) 2. B&B 2.5/8 (+.1/+.1) 3. GH 2.0/6 (same/+.2) 4. DAYS 1.8/6 (same/-.1)

2013 Writers Guild Awards Nominations

The Writers Guild of America have announced the nominations for the 2013 Writers Guild Awards.  In the Daytime Drama category, "Days Of Our Lives," "One Life To Live," and "The Young and The Restless" were nominated.  Winners will be determined on February 17, 2013.

Former ‘General Hospital’ and ‘Passions’ Stars Headline Lifetime’s ‘Holiday’

In yet another holiday film from Lifetime starring former soap stars, actors Claire Coffee (ex-Nadine Crowell, "General Hospital") and Ryan McPartlin (ex-Hank Bennett, "Passions") are headlining "Holly's Holiday." In the film, Coffee portrays Holly Maddux, a New York advertising executive who can't help notice the window display she passes by on her way to work every day, the one with the perfect, hunky mannequin. When Holly slips one day on the ice in front of the store and hits her head, she wakes up to find a perfect…