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.
In the three months since learning his contract would not be renewed after portraying Kevin Fisher for 14 years on CBS' "The Young and the Restless," actor Greg Rikaart is returning to the show just as his character's storyline seemed to be winding down.
Tyler Christopher (ex-Nikolas Cassadine, "General Hospital") is officially heading to NBC's "Days of our Lives," reports Entertainment Weekly. Christopher, who only began filming at the soap last week is expected to hit the screen sometime later this year, if not early 2018, due to the show's advanced filming schedule.
More than six years since departing Salem, actress Louise Sorel is reprising her iconic role as Vivian Alamain on NBC's "Days of our Lives."
That didn't take long! Five weeks since giving birth to her third child, a girl, "General Hospital" star Emme Rylan (Lulu Spencer) is already back to work. The actress announced on her Instagram page that she had returned to the Prospect Studios where the soap is filmed and even brought along her bundle of joy.
UPDATE 08/03/2017: It's now been confirmed that the actor has joined "DAYS." His character's name is being kept under wraps. (Story here) PREVIOUS 08/02/2017: Former "General Hospital" star Tyler Christopher (ex-Nikolas Cassadine) could soon be heading to Salem, USA if a picture of the actor on the set of NBC's "Days of our Lives," posted earlier today, is to be believed.
Now that Katie Logan (Heather Tom) and Wyatt Spencer (Darin Brooks) have been getting a little intimate on CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful," it's expected that fans of both Brill (Katie and Bill) and Statt (Steffy and Wyatt) would be upset. But to call for the real-life firing of Katie's portrayer? That's definitely crossing the line between reality and "reality."
"The Young and the Restless'" Mal Young to pull double duty as head writer and executive producer following the departure of Sally Sussman and Kay Alden.
Ratings Report for the Week of July 17-21, 2017
"General Hospital" has promoted Chris Van Etten to the role of co-head writer. He replaces recently retired Jean Passanante in the position.
Is "General Hospital's" Kelly Monaco (Sam McCall) teasing an upcoming storyline -- The Tale of Two Jasons -- now that Steve Burton is back?
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.