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DAYTIME EMMYS: ‘Y&R’s’ Christian Le Blanc on Nomination and Celebrations

Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of Michael Baldwin on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" for the fifth time, Christian Jules Le Blanc, a native of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, goes into tonight's ceremony with a career total of nine nominations under his belt (the aforementioned five for lead actor and four for supporting actor) with three wins in 2005, 2007 and 2009 in the lead category.

DAYTIME EMMYS: ‘B&B’s’ Heather Tom Reacts to Emmy Nom and Dishes on Katie/Ridge/Brooke/Bill Quadrangle!

Even though “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Heather Tom (Katie Logan) has previously been nominated for 15 Daytime Emmy awards and is the only person in history to have won in all three actor categories (three times in the Outstanding Younger Actress category, once in the Outstanding Supporting Actress category and twice in the Outstanding Lead Actress category), her recent Lead Actress nomination still feels special.

DAYTIME EMMYS: ‘B&B’s’ Kim Matula Celebrates First Nomination; Amps Up Sexiness for Red Carpet

The term “whirlwind” doesn’t even come close to describing the recent life of “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Kim Matula (Hope Logan). In addition to accepting “B&B’s” ninth consecutive Golden Nymph award at the International TV Audience Awards during the 54th Monte Carlo Television Festival in Monte Carlo this month and just finishing filming on location in Paris, France, she’s still basking in the recent news that she officially received her very first Emmy nomination!

CENTER STAGE: ‘Home & Family’s’ Mark Steines On Soap Operas, Love Scenes and Getting Slammed By Oprah!

Hallmark’s beloved talk show “Home & Family” has featured so many soap star guests, it’s a wonder it’s not up for Outstanding Drama Series in this year’s Daytime Emmy race. With everyone from “Days of our Lives’” Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans) to the “Young and the Restless’” Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott) and Eric Braeden (Victor Newman) dropping by, it’s pretty much par-for-par with Salem, Port Charles and Genoa City. Though, as former “Entertainment Tonight” personality and current “Home & Family” co-host Mark Steines…

ThoughtsOn: Amelia Heinle Dishes On ‘Y&R’s’ Emotional Last Year, Billy Miller, Tristan Rogers and More!

“The Young and the Restless’” Amelia Heinle (Victoria Newman) is celebrating her first ever Emmy nomination as well as an exciting storyline involving Sean Carrigan’s Stitch, but that didn’t prevent her from opening up about a slew of other topics when reporters chatted with the actress shortly after she received the news that she’d officially be in this year’s Emmy race. The actress had no qualms about discussing the emotional year “Y&R” has experienced, what it was like working with Billy Miller (ex-Billy Abbott), her…

DAYTIME EMMYS: ‘B&B’s’ Linsey Godfrey Reacts to First Nomination; Teases How Her Real-Life Pregnancy Will Affect Caroline’s Future

This is literally the best time of Linsey Godfrey’s life; not only is “The Bold and the Beautiful” star engaged to “The Young and the Restless’” Robert Adamson (Noah Newman) and is expecting her first child this June, she’s also celebrating her first ever Emmy nomination for her work as “B&B’s” Caroline Spencer! It’s a bit overwhelming, but in the best of ways, of course. “It’s definitely been a whirlwind of a year, that’s for sure,” the actress says with a smile. “I’ve been very fortunate.” On the day this year’s Emmy…

DETAILS: ‘Y&R’s’ Melissa Claire Egan Champions for Animals

While “The Bold and the Beautiful” is bringing awareness to pet adoption with the recent Liam (Scott Clifton) and Hope (Kim Matula) cat rescue storyline, “The Young and the Restless’” Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea Newman) is championing for animals during Pet Cancer Awareness month in a different way: By being involved in and spreading information about the Riedel and Cody Fund, which provides funding and support for people whose pets have been diagnosed with cancer and can’t afford treatment. “I went to an event called the…

DETAILS: Scott Clifton’s Animal Kingdom

Just before learning he was once again nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Liam Spencer on CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful," actor Scott Clifton took time out of his busy day to speak with Soap Opera Network about a topic that he is very passionate about: Animals. Although Clifton was battling pneumonia at the time of our discussion, his passion for those animals desperately in need of the love and companionship that one can bring helped him push forward as he provided details on how…

DAYTIME EMMYS: Fresh Out of the Shower, ‘DAYS’ Star Eric Martsolf Learns of His First Nomination

On Thursday, May 1, nominations for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced, and "Days of our Lives" star Eric Martsolf (Brady Black) received the happy news that he'd received his first ever nomination, although in the most unusual of ways. "I had forgotten that they were announcing it. I had an early call time and I'm in the shower at 6:00 AM," the actor recalls of the time news began rolling in. "I get out and my phone's just going nuts. There I am soaking wet standing there in the bathroom. I look at my…

CENTER STAGE: Elizabeth Hendrickson Says Goodbye to ‘Y&R’ (Part 2 of 2)

Shortly after Elizabeth Hendrickson announced that she was leaving the role of “The Young and the Restless’” Chloe Mitchell, Soap Opera Network had the chance of speaking with the actress about departing the role she’s played for the last six years. In Part One of our Center Stage interview with the New York native, who was just nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in this year’s Emmy race, she discussed why she chose to walk away from daytime as well as her hopes for her future career. But that’s not all the actress…

CENTER STAGE: Will Colin’s Return Lead to the Ultimate Demise of ‘Y&R’s’ Cane and Lily? And How Does Victor Fit In? Daniel Goddard…

They say a happy couple never lasts long on soaps, and yet “The Young and the Restless’” Cane (Daniel Goddard) and Lily (Christel Khalil) have endured for over half a decade. The pair hasn’t exactly been happy the entire seven years, but the two seem to share a love and strength within their relationship that is rarely seen in the soap opera genre. However, the saying “all good things must come to an end” is something that always lurks in the background, and some viewers can’t help but question just how much staying power…