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Arianne Zucker’s Lowd Suga Gets Book Mention

Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 4:16 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Arianne Zucker (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Arianne Zucker's (Nicole Walker, "Days of our Lives") Lowd Suga line of jewelry and accessories gets a mention in new book, "Young, Restless & Broke" by Michelle Yu and Blossom Kan, which hit stores in April. In an interview with Soap Opera Digest, Zucker says "I always appreciate when people think of me to write about. There are many people to choose from and in Michelle Yu's case, she…

Bruce Davison Brings Oscar® Cred to ‘GH’

Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 3:28 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Jill Johnson/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- "General Hospital" has upped the ante on the Franco (James Franco) storyline as the ABC soap has cast Academy Award ® nominated actor Bruce Davison in a three-episode-arc starting in July, reports TV Guide Magazine's Michael Logan. Davison will appear as Wilhelm Van Schlagel, Franco's art dealer. According to an ABC representative speaking to Logan, Franco's return will "wreak havoc on Jason…

Singh Leads a Hooker’s ‘Life’ in Llanview

Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 1:30 AM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Perhaps best remembered for her controversial exit from sister soap "All My Children," Sabine Singh lands a recurring role on "One Life to Live." For most of 2007 Singh portrayed Greenlee Smythe on "AMC," replacing the original Greenlee (Rebecca Budig) in the role.  However, less than a year later, she was fired so the show could bring Budig back to Pine Valley, even running promos touting Buding as "the real…

Chace Crawford Busted for Marijuana Possession

Friday, June 4, 2010 at 5:47 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Wireimage (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Another celebrity drug problem means just another day in the crazy world called Hollywood. TMZ.com is reporting that Chace Crawford, who currently stars on the CW series "Gossip Girl," was busted early this morning in Plano, Texas for possession of marijuana under 2 ounces. It is understood that the actor was in a car with a friend in the Ringo's Pub parking lot when they were discovered by police. Crawford was charged with a…

Josh Wingate Takes Carter Out of Prison Confinement on ‘GH’

Friday, June 4, 2010 at 2:38 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Bradley Ross (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Despite Michael's (Chad Duell) wishes that Jason (Steve Burton) stay out of it when it comes to Carter's treatment of him, Jason takes matters into his own hands when he kills the prisoner on the Friday, June 11 episode of ABC's "General Hospital." Of course, being cliffhanger Friday, look for actor Josh Wingate, who portrays Carter, to exit the soap on Monday, June 14. Wingate joined the cast of the soap in May as Carter,…

James Franco Brings Psycho Back to ‘GH’

Friday, June 4, 2010 at 2:00 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Lisa Rose/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- James Franco is marking his return to ABC's "General Hospital" in a big way this summer as daytime's most original soap opera breaks new ground in storytelling. On Wednesday, June 30, "GH" welcomes actor James Franco back into the fold as his psychedelic character Franco returns to Port Charles after suddenly disappearing last fall. "Working on 'General Hospital' was a great experience. I love the cast, writers, directors and…

Watkins’ ‘Desperate’ New ‘Life’

Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 10:30 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Yolanda Perez/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Tuc Watkins will soon be spending less time in Llanview and more time on Wisteria Lane as the actor has been upgraded to a series regular on "Desperate Housewives."  Watkins, who has been portraying gay lawyer Bob Hunter (alongside Kevin Rahm who plays his partner Lee McDermott) on the primetime sudser on a recurring basis since October 2007, will become a contract member of the cast when the show begins its seventh…

‘The Price is Right’ for ‘Daytime Emmy Awards’

Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 4:49 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Sean Smith/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- In celebration of the "37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards," the CBS Television Network will air a "Price is Right" themed edition of the awards telecast to be hosted by Drew Carey. The special episode of "The Price is Right" will include appearances by "The Bold and the Beautiful's" Patrick Duffy and "The Young and the Restless'" Peter Bergman. The episode airs on Friday, June 25 at 11:00 AM ET/10:00 AM PT. According to…

‘Golden’ Legend Rue McClanahan Dies

Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 2:48 PM ET by Errol Lewis Photo: Shelly Doss/JPI (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Hollywood loses another legendary actress as Rue McClanahan, one of the last remaining "Golden Girls" (Betty White being the other) died this morning due to an apparent stroke, her management said. While most may remember the actress as Blanche Devereaux on popular NBC comedy "The Golden Girls" or as Vivian Cavender Harmon in CBS sitcom "Maude," you probably didn't know that she made a name for herself in the early 1970's…

‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ Named Most Popular Soap by Guinness

Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 3:15 AM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: CBS (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Although it is the youngest of the soaps currently on the air, according to Guinness World Records "The Bold and the Beautiful" has already become the most popular with an international daily audience of nearly 35 million people.  Last month, a representative from Guinnesss presented "B&B" Executive Producer and Head Writer Bradley Bell with the certificatie at the show's Stage 31 studios at CBS' Television City.  Broadcast in more…

Woods & Smith Provide Commentary for ‘OLTL’

Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 12:05 AM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: Heidi Gutman/ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- ABC offers fans the latest in a series of online video commentaries for "One Life to Live." First viewers were able tov iew a special episode alongside John-Paul Lavoisier (Rex) and Farah Fath (Gigi), then it was Kristen Alderson (Starr) and Brandon Buddy (Cole). Now they will have the chance to watch Bo and Nora saying "I do" alongside the actors behind the popular characters, Robert S. Woods and Hillary B. Smith. On the…

OLTL: Behind the Scenes of Bo & Nora’s Wedding

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 6:05 PM ET by Scotty Gore Photo: ABC (SoapOperaNetwork.com) -- Hillary B. Smith and Robert S. Woods answer your questions and give you a sneak peek at Bo and Nora's second walk down the aisle. In two (so far) short Q & A sessions, the longtime "One Life to Live" castmates discuss the hijinks and accidents that plague the big day, which will play out on screen throughout this week, and into the beginning of the next. You can view the two clips below: [youtube…