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August 2013

Remembering Katherine Chancellor: Exclusive Clip

On Tuesday, September 3 and Wednesday, September 4, the citizens of Genoa City will gather at the park at Lake Delaney on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" as they celebrate the life of Katherine Chancellor (Jeanne Cooper), who Jill Abbott Fenmore (Jess Walton) says in the exclusive clip below, "wanted a party instead of a funeral."

Remembering Katherine Chancellor: ‘Y&R’s’ Doug Davidson Gives Exclusive Sneak Peek

“The Young and the Restless” brought the soap opera community to tears this past May with an emotional and very well planned memorial for the late Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor), who passed away due to an illness that same month. And now the sudser is pulling out all of the stops yet again to honor the character Cooper played for 40 years. The emotional storyline has already begun playing out with several of Genoa City’s residents receiving letters from the grand dame, and Doug Davidson (Paul Williams) says this is…

Baby On Board for Former ‘Y&R’ Star!

“The Young and the Restless’” Eva Marcille (ex-Tyra Hamilton) has some good news: She and her husband, songwriter Kevin McCall, are expecting their first child! The couple broke the news to BET first, where the actress gave an exclusive interview.

Angelina Jolie Is Finn Wittrock’s New Boss!

“All My Children’s” Finn Wittrock (ex-Damon Miller) is no stranger to working with powerful, older women; his onscreen affair with Jamie Luner’s Liza Colby was a controversial cougar storyline that had soap fans’ tongues wagging for months during the soaps ABC run. So working with Angelia Jolie shouldn’t be a problem for the Massachusetts native, who’s been cast in “Unbroken,” a World War II film being directed by Brad Pitt’s super sultry wife.

‘Teen Mom’ Alum to Play Hooker on ‘Days of our Lives’?

Now that snickers over the disastrous Miley Cyrus MTV VMA performance have died down, giggles and laughs of another sort are flying through the entertainment-sphere over the rumor that “Teen Mom” alum Farrah Abraham has been cast on “Days of our Lives” as a hooker! But is it true that the reality star turned porn star is now a soap opera star?

Erin Chambers Ends ‘Y&R’ Run

Soap Opera Network has learned that today marked the end of Erin Chambers' stint as Melanie Daniels on CBS' "The Young and the Restless." At the end of today's episode, the character decided to drop the sexual assault charges against Adam Newman (Michael Muhney) after speaking with Chelsea (Melissa Claire Egan), who made it clear to Melanie that there was no way Adam could have assaulted her.

Ratings: Good Week For GH

Ratings Report for the Week of August 12-16, 2013 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 4,511,000 (-9,000/+200,000) 2. B&B 3,382,000 (-63,000/+311,000) 3. GH 2,543,000 (+83,000/+80,000) 4. DAYS 2,283,000 (-113,000/-416,000) Households 1. Y&R 3.3/11 (same/+.1) 2. B&B 2.5/8 (same/+.2) 3. GH 1.9/6 (same/+.1) 4. DAYS 1.8/6 (same/-.2)

‘General Hospital’ Alum Lands Secret Role in ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’

Soap Opera Network has learned that "General Hospital" and "General Hospital: Night Shift" alum, Minae Noji, has landed a top secret role in the new "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" film set for release in 2014. Starring Megan Fox as April O'Neil, Alan Ritchson as Raphael, Noel Fisher as Michelangelo, Jeremy Howard as Donatello and Pete Ploszek as Leonardo, rumor has it that Noji will be portraying the role of Karai, a character first introduced in the 1992 comic book series, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."

The Katherine Chancellor Postcards: ‘Y&R’ Furthers Storyline Online

As first noted on the Friday, August 16 episode of CBS' "The Young and the Restless," several of Katherine Chancellor's friends and family received postcards informing them to be at the grand dames home on that particular date and at "8:00pm sharp." Yesterday, following news of when the show will honor the life of Katherine on screen, the show unveiled a website dedicated to character that includes a gallery on the site that breaks down the postcards each of her friends and family received, some of which were sent before…

The Amazing Race: ‘Y&R’s’ Michael Muhney Fights to Stop Pancreatic Cancer Dead In Its Tracks

Patrick Swayze died of pancreatic cancer in 2009. The fatal disease took the life of Apple CEO Steve Jobs in 2011. Even Bonnie Franklin, who guest-starred on “The Young and the Restless” as Sister Celeste just last year lost her battle with the deadly cancer in March. And Michael Muhney (Adam Newman), having lost his uncle several years ago to the very same affliction, is speaking up once again to let the world know that it’s time we put a stop to the horrific and painful cancer that claims the lives of nearly 40,000 people…