The bi-annual list of Television's Highest Paid Stars: The Soap Opera Edition, is here! Find out who made the cut, who got richer and how being part of TV's biggest hit doesn't always equal big checks.
ABC's "The Great American Eclipse" brought in the most viewers of any network, cable or broadcast, during the network's coverage of the first total solar eclipse in 38 years on Monday, August 21. The program, which aired from 1:00-3:00 p.m. EDT, was hosted by "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir and brought in 7.9 million viewers with about 2.1 million in the Adults 25-54 demo, nearly tripling the average of what all-new episodes of "The Chew" and "General Hospital" would have attracted in the time period.
For the first time in 38 years, America will experience a total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21. In anticipation of the historic event, the broadcast networks, or in some instances, a number of their affiliated stations, will pre-empt regularly scheduled programming for live coverage.
Michael Einfeld shutters L.A. offices after reports of death threats and the social media response to his alleged remarks to a former assistant who quit after receiving an email saying "Uppity selfish c---" and "Someone should sew her vagina shut."
The creative home of "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder," among others, is leaving its longtime home at ABC Studios for a rich overall multi-year deal at Netflix, the streaming giant behind the likes of "The Crown," "Master of None" and "House of Cards."
During NBC's portion of the Television Critics Association summer press tour on Thursday, Jennifer Salke, president, NBC Entertainment, was asked questions about the upcoming 2017-18 television season and the success of the network's primetime lineup -- the network finished #1 in the key sales demo. But one question on the minds of many was the status of "Days of our Lives," which was renewed through September 2018 earlier this year.
For nearly a decade fans have wondered which soap might go next after the departures of "All My Children," "As The World Turns," "Guiding Light," "One Life to Live" and "Passions," but no matter what happens in the future, "General Hospital" star Kin Shriner (Scott Baldwin) plans to stick with his soap until the end, or as long as they'll have him.
"The Bold and the Beautiful" today released a PSA to fight distracted driving following scenes in which R.J (Anthony Turpel), and his girlfriend, Coco (Courtney Grosbeck) are involved in a car accident.
Soap stars past and present have something to say about President Trump banning transgender people from serving in the U.S. military.
Networks break in for live coverage of the O.J. Simpson parole hearing. How did that impact your favorite soap? How can you catch up?
"The Young and the Restless" is being preempted in the Las Vegas market for KLAS coverage of the O.J. Simpson parole hearing.
Veteran CBS Daytime executives Margot Wain, Ray Paolantonio and Laurie Seidman have been given a promotion, it was announced today by Angelica McDaniel, Executive Vice President, Daytime Programs and Syndicated Program Development, CBS Entertainment and CBS Television Distribution. Wain has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Daytime Programs, and Paolantonio and Seidman have been promoted to Vice Presidents, Daytime Programs.