Johnny Wactor has been cast in the recurring role of Brando Corbin on ABC’s “General Hospital.”
CBS renews six additional dramas and veteran CBS News magazines for 2019-2020 broadcast television season. They join 10 previously renewed programs for next year. Find out if your favorite is coming back.
“Y&R” hires Stan Shaw as the Reverend overseeing the funeral of Neil Winters (the late Kristoff St. John) on Thursday, April 25.
In an announcement Friday, “Supernatural” stars Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki and Misha Collins announce the series will conclude after 15 seasons during the 2019-20 TV season.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the first round of presenters for “The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards,” taking place Sunday, May 1 from the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, CA and “The 43rd Annual Creative Arts Daytime Emmy Awards” taking place on Friday, April 29, also at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel.
First reported by The New York Times, Paul Lee has stepped down as president, ABC Entertainment Group, effective immediately. Ben Sherwood, co-chairman, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney|ABC Television Group, has named Channing Dungey as Lee’s successor as president, ABC Entertainment. Dungey, who is credited with the successful launch of such shows as “Scandal,” “Criminal Minds,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” “Quantico,” “Army Wives” and “Once Upon A Time,” will report directly to Sherwood. Patrick Moran, executive vice president, ABC Studios, will continue to oversee day-to-day operations, and will also report directly to Mr. Sherwood.
On the Friday, February 5 episode of NBC’s “Days of our Lives,” Brady Black (Eric Martsolf) will finally see the face of the woman he’s been seeing in his dreams in the form of actress Marie Wilson, who is returning to the daytime drama series in the newly created role of Summer.
As previously reported, actor Matt Cohen (“How to Get Away with Murder”) has recently joined the cast of ABC’s “General Hospital” in the role of Griffin Munro, Sonny Corinthos’ (Maurice Benard) new doctor who shares a past connection with someone already in Port Charles. He’ll debut on the Friday, February 5 episode of the soap. In the meantime, why not have your first look at what the new hot doctor looks like standing next to his rowdy patient?
After terrorizing Genoa City for half the year with everyone wondering who killed some of “The Young and the Restless'” most beautiful people, actor Chris McKenna (ex-Detective Mark Harding) announced that he’ll next appear on an upcoming episode of CBS’ “NCIS: New Orleans.”
Compiling ratings data from production studio sources for the period beginning January 1 and ending October 31, Vulture recently reported some of the most watched shows in 18 countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Poland, Hungary and Italy, and the publication found the likes of “NCIS,” “Criminal Minds,” “The Flash,” “The Blacklist,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and the recently concluded “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” still at the top of the list for most watched shows in the world. Joining them are CBS’ “The Bold and the Beautiful” and NBC’s “Days of our Lives,” two soaps aired in the daytime in America but in primetime elsewhere.
On Wednesday, January 7, CBS aired the 2015 “People’s Choice Awards,” which saw The CW’s “Jane the Virgin” and “The Flash,” along with talent from the network’s “The Vampire Diaries,” “Supernatural,” and “Beauty and the Beast,” sweep much of the television categories.
On Tuesday, December 9, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) announced the nominees for the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards. For the first time since at least 1994, when the category was first recognized, no actor or actress from a daytime drama series was nominated in the Outstanding Actor or Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series following the organizations decision not to include the categories this year. Representatives for the NAACP have yet to officially comment on the matter at press time.
Attention fans of CBS Daytime’s “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “The Young and the Restless,” “Let’s Make a Deal,” “The Talk,” and “The Price is Right”: If you live in the New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Baltimore, Boston, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Miami, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh or the Sacramento television markets, you currently have no access to CBS programming if you subscribe to Dish Network. You are also missing out on The CW’s programming if you live in Atlanta, Detroit, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Sacramento, San Francisco and Seattle. This is the result of a carriage dispute between CBS Corp. — owner of broadcaster CBS and co-owner of The CW — and Dish Network that was set to expire on Thursday, December 4. The two sides agreed to extend talks on a new carriage contract beyond the 4:00 PM, PT deadline yesterday. The satellite provider eventually dropped the stations from its programming lineup earlier today when the talks fell through. Also affected by the dispute are three independent stations in Dallas, Los Angeles and New York and two MyNetworkTV affiliates in Boston and Miami.
Former soap star Eden Riegel (ex-Heather Stevens, “The Young and the Restless;” ex-Bianca Montgomery, “All My Children”) may have bowed out from the daytime world for the time being, but she’s still hard at work in front of the camera, this time on CBS’ primetime hit, “Criminal Minds.” And Soap Opera Network is bringing you the first sneak peek at the actress’ stint on the show, which also stars “Y&R’s” Shemar Moore (ex-Malcolm Winters)!
Fall has officially hit “The Young and the Restless’” Genoa City, but the big fall — or rather fallout — you’ve been waiting for regarding the Neil, Hilary and Devon triangle has yet to descend. But Mishael Morgan (Hilary) says that’s all about to change! Soap Opera Network caught up with the actress, who reveals that her alter ego’s rendezvous with father/son pair Neil (Kristoff St. John) and Devon (Bryton James) is on the verge of exploding — and it’s going to leave one ugly Winters family mess!