In a shocking twist, fans of "Blue Bloods" tuned into the season eight premiere on Friday, September 29 of the venerable CBS drama series only to learn that Amy Carlson (ex-Josie Watts Sinclair, "Another World") had concluded her run as Linda Reagan. Carlson's departure was revealed during a therapy session for her character's husband, Danny (Donnie Wahlberg), as he discussed losing his wife following a horrific helicopter crash while on the job.
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Jean Passanante, who has spearheaded "General Hospital" alongside Shelly Altman since July 2015, officially retires from soap opera writing.
The story of Billy Hayes and his daring escape from a Turkish prison and eventual return to a country that had blocked him from re-entry for more than 30 years is the center of "Midnight Return: The Story of Billy Hayes and Turkey" the feature-length documentary directed by veteran daytime writer Sally Sussman Morina ("The Young and the Restless," "Another World," "Days of our Lives," "Generations"). The documentary will make its U.S. debut during "The 31st Annual Santa Barbara International…
Best known for his starring role as Steve Elliott in the CBS sitcom "Petticoat Junction," actor Mike Minor has died. The former soap star, who made a big impression on daytime fans as Brandon Kingsley on "All My Children" and as Dr. Royal Dunning on "Another World," passed away on Thursday, January 28. He was 75 years old.
With simultaneous telecasts on both TNT and TBS on Saturday, January 30, "The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards" remember some of the entertainment world's best and brightest stars who were lost in the year that was.
Best known for roles on "All My Children" and "Another World," actress Alla Korot is set to begin filming at NBC's "Days of our Lives" next month in the newly created role of Janet Bernard, Korot announced on her Twitter page over the weekend. A first airdate is not yet known but fans can expect for the actress to hit the screen sometime in June.
Daytime legend David Canary, best remembered for his dual role as Adam and Stuart Chandler on "All My Children," has died. The actor, who was 77, passed away of natural causes on November 16 at The Greens at Cannondale in Wilton, Connecticut.
With word that Robb Derringer would be vacating the role of Special Agent Kyle Sloane on ABC's "General Hospital," it was anyone's guess as to what the soap planned to do with the character. Enter "As The World Turns" alum Grayson McCouch (ex-Dusty Donovan).
Best known for helming CBS' "Love of Life" for nearly three decades, veteran daytime director Larry Auerbach died on Saturday, December 20 in La Jolla, California from complications of glioblastoma. He was 91 years old.
Are you a soap opera fan? Tickets are now available for a VIP Soap Party and Advanced Screening of Weight to be held on October 8, 2014 at 7:00 pm at Galway Pub, 7 East 36th Street (between 5th and Madison) in New York City. Weight is a new comedy series created and executive produced by Writers Guild Award Nominee Daryn Strauss and starring two-time Emmy Winner Martha Byrne. As of press date, the list of celebrities attending the VIP Soap Party includes Martha Byrne (As The World Turns,…
If you've ever tuned into NBC's "The Biggest Loser" and wondered what life is like for the contestants following their grueling experience, former "As The World Turns" actress Martha Byrne (ex-Lily Snyder) along with writer Daryn Strauss have come together for a new series that hopes to give you the answers you crave. In "Weight: The Series," Byrne portrays the role of Claire Carlson, a mom who loses 100 pounds on a reality show and then has to contend with the absurd and complicated reactions…
On the Wednesday, October 1 episode of NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," entitled "American Disgrace," former "One Life to Live" star Kelley Missal (ex-Dani Manning) will appear as an alleged rape victim of pro basketball star Shakir “The Shark” Wilkins (guest star Henry Simmons; "NYPD Blue," "Another World"). In the episode, Orion press rep Carla Cannon (Missal) tells reporters she was raped by Wilkins. When more women come forward, Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Detective Carisi…