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September 2013

‘Y&R’ Announces New Headwriters; Material Begins Airing Week of October 21

Things are about to start looking a bit different in Genoa City, as “The Young and the Restless” has named its new headwriters: Current ‘Y&R’ scribe Shelly Altman and daytime writer Jean Passanante will share the position, along with ‘Y&R’ scribe Tracey Thomson, who’s been promoted to co-writer within the new, all female headwriting team.

‘AMC’s’ Rebecca Budig and Josh Duhamel Reunite!

Yesterday marked the first day that “All My Children’s” Rebecca Budig (ex-Greenlee Smythe) served as the co-host of “The Better Show,” a syndicated talk show that just begun its seventh season. And while her debut was certainly exciting, things are just on the verge of heating up!

‘Y&R’ Stars Get Their Licks On

On Saturday, September 14, “The Young and the Restless’” Max Ehrich (Fen Baldwin), Melissa Ordway (Abby Newman) and Hunter King (Summer Newman) will be on hand as part of the Los Angeles portion of the 5th annual “Get Your Licks on Route 66” adoption tour, which was founded by FIDO Friendly magazine publisher, Susan Sims. The trio will appear at the East Valley Animal shelter in Van Nuys from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM alongside Ashley Bell, the official “Licks” tour spokesperson, actress and animal lover.

Ratings: Good Week For B&B and Y&R

Ratings Report for the Week of August 26-30, 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 4,618,000 (+164,000/+279,000) 2. B&B 3,592,000 (+302,000/+481,000) 3. GH 2,673,000 (+55,000/+12,000) 4. DAYS 2,419,000 (+36,000/-152,000) Households 1. Y&R 3.3/11 (same/-.1) 2. B&B 2.6/8 (+.1/+.2) 3. GH 2.1/7 (+.1+.1) 4. DAYS 1.8/6 (same/-.2)

‘Covert Affairs’ Star Engaged To ‘GH’s’ Favorite Former Butler

According to People Magazine, New Zealand-born actor/director/producer Stephen Kay, who portrayed Reginald Jennings on ABC's "General Hospital" for more than a decade, is engaged to "Covert Affairs" star Piper Perabo. Kay is a co-executive producer on the hit USA Network series, which returns with new episodes on Thursday, October 17 after a four-week hiatus.

Suzy F*cking Homemaker Salutes ‘OLTL’s’ Tuc Watkins

In a video published on their YouTube page and official website, The OnLine Network presents Suzy F*cking Homemaker ("All My Children's" Cady McClain) having a chat with "One Life to Live's" Tuc Watkins, using footage from the Sleepy Hollow photo shoot from earlier this year.

BOOK TOUR: Make Your ‘DAYS’ Even Better!

It seems everyone is hopping aboard the healthy living train these days, and the cast of “Days of our Lives” isn’t excluded: Several of the sudser’s stars have opened up and shared their secrets on how to live a healthier and more balanced life for the show’s newest book, Better Living: Cast Secrets for a Healthier Balanced Life, which hits newsstands on Tuesday, September 24! And with just 19 more days to go until the big day, several of the stars featured are gearing up for a national tour to promote the book that they’re…

Susan Lucci Reveals Silly ‘AMC’ Quirk

She may be the Queen of Soaps, but Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane, “All My Children;” Genevieve Delatour, “Devious Maids”) didn’t let the royal title stop her from donning quite a peculiar piece of clothing during her time in the "AMC" spotlight.

Dine With Jerry Douglas!

Senior Concerns is hosting the 28th annual Ultimate Dining Experience this month, and it’s truly going to be ultimate, as “The Young and the Restless’” Jerry Douglas (ex-John Abbott) and his wife, Kym, are co-hosting this year’s event!

EXCLUSIVE DETAILS: ‘Y&R’s’ Michael Muhney Previews Adam’s Shocking Baby News!

Anyone who’s been watching “The Young and the Restless” knows that the mother of all babydaddy storylines is about to play out between Chelsea McAvoy (Melissa Claire Egan) and Adam Newman (Michael Muhney), meaning that the cacophony of sweet “oohs” and “aahs” recently heard over baby Conner will quickly be turning into a frenzy of screaming arguments! Soap Opera Network sat down with Muhney to get his take on how his alter ego is going to react to the news that Chelsea’s baby is really his own, and the actor teases that the…

Rebecca Budig Heads Back to Daytime!

It was a rare day when “All My Children’s” Greenlee helped anyone but herself, but it’s a whole different story for her former portrayer, Rebecca Budig, whose new gig is exactly the opposite! It was just announced this morning that the Emmy-nominated actress has been named co-host for ‘The Better Show,’ an information talk show that incorporates Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Circle, More and Fitness magazines along with entertainment, celebrity interviews, food, fashion and DIY-related content.