Cast, crew, executives, and reporters gathered on the set of “The Young and the Restless” last week to celebrate Melody Thomas Scott’s 35th anniversary playing the legendary Nikki Reed. Her closest co-stars gave heartfelt words of congratulations to the actress, followed by an incredibly emotional speech from Scott herself. But don’t fret about not being able to take part in the special event: Soap Opera Network was there to capture every moment!
Being on the winning team during this year’s Super Bowl was a dream come true for Seattle Seahawk’s fullback Michael Robinson, but the true touchdown for the Virginia native was being asked to film a scene for CBS’s “The Young and the Restless” — a soap opera he recently admitted is his guilty viewing pleasure! Soap Opera Network took part in a call with the sports star where he discussed his love of the show, how the gig came about and a very interesting conversation had had with legend Eric Braeden (Victor Newman). Read on…
As we reported yesterday, Prospect Park Networks — the company behind the online re-launch of soaps “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” — has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. And as news of the latest PPN vs. ABC twist spread, further details were revealed: The production company reportedly owes ABC $1.7 million, and it also owes some big name actors large sums of money, as well!
Cancel your evening plans and grab some popcorn, because ‘Soap Life,’ a documentary chronicling the rise and fall of the American soap opera, was released today!
As we previously reported, Johanna Johnson had teased that she may be returning to “The Bold and the Beautiful” as Karen Spencer — and it turns out, her mysterious comments were rooted in absolute fact!
The war between ABC and Prospect Park Networks over "One Life to Live" and "All My Children" continues to rage on, but today Prospect Park Networks took an expected step: filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Eileen Davidson may have just returned to the set of “Days of our Lives” to reprise her role as Kristen DiMera (to air later this summer), but that’s not the only sudser she’ll be appearing on: She’s heading back to “The Young and the Restless” as Ashley Abbott later this month — and Beth Maitland (Traci Abbott) will be joining her!
Newcomer Lupita Nyong'o was unknown to American audiences before her scene-stealing role as slave Patsey in Best Picture Oscar winner "12 Years A Slave." Now, after winning the Best Supporting Actress Oscar (the first African actress to do so) and giving an incredibly moving speech, Nyong'o is on her way to becoming a household name. But did you know that before being cast in "12 Years A Slave," Nyong'o played the lead role on a ground-breaking Kenyan soap opera?
Josh Duhamel Lands Lead in CBS’ ‘Battle Creek;’ Series Written by ‘Breaking Bad’ and ‘House’ Creators
Former “All My Children” star Josh Duhamel (Leo DuPres) is making a triumphant return to television as a lead in CBS’ new drama series, “Battle Creek!”
“The Young and the Restless” has seen a lot of actors go as of late, and Elizabeth Hendrickson (Chloe Abbott) may be the next to depart the canvas!
Last week’s ratings for soaps may have been a little low (as Soap Opera Network reported here), but as for February Sweeps? “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “The Young and the Restless” kicked some major you-know-what!
Ratings Report for the Week of February 24-28, 2014 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 4,839,000 (-387,000/+225,000) 2. B&B 3,585,000 (-212,000/+27,000) 3. GH 2,877,000 (-162000/+112,000) 4. DAYS 2,686,000 (-150,000/+169,000) Households 1. Y&R 3.6/12 (-.2/+.3) 2. B&B 2.7/9 (-.1/+.1) 3. GH 2.2/7 (-.1/+.1) 4. DAYS 2.0/6 (-.1/+.1)