Kristen Alderson

DAYTIME EMMY REELS: Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series Nominees (2015)

As it gears up to broadcast its first major awards telecast with the “42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards” on Sunday, April 26, Pop has released the Daytime Emmy Nominee Reels for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series. Competing this year for the coveted trophy are Camila Banus as Gabi Hernandez on “Days of our Lives,” Kristen Alderson as Kiki Jerome and Haley Pullos as Molly Corinthos Davis, respectively, on “General Hospital,” and Hunter King as Summer Newman on “The Young and the Restless.” Banus and Pullos are newcomers in the category while Alderson and King have both previously won – Alderson in 2013 and King in 2014.

UPDATE: ‘General Hospital’ Recasts Kiki Jerome with ‘Y&R’ Alum Hayley Erin

ABC has confirmed that it will be recasting the contract role of Kiki Jerome on “General Hospital” with “The Young and the Restless” alum Hayley Erin (ex-Abby Newman). She is set to first air sometime in late February. Kristen Alderson, who originated the role, opted to leave when her contract was up earlier this month. She last airs in early February.

UPDATE: SHOCKER! Kristen Alderson Leaving ‘General Hospital’

After joining the cast of ABC’s “General Hospital” in the contract role of Starr Manning in 2012, which she originated in 1998 on “One Life to Live” when she was just 6 years old, Daytime Emmy Award winner Kristen Alderson (Kiki Jerome) has decided to leave the daytime drama series.

Nancy Lee Grahn Hosted ‘GH Now’ Gets Premiere Date

The wait is almost over for the premiere of the new ABC.com original series, “GH Now,” hosted by “General Hospital’s” Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis Davis). The series, which brings fans closer to their favorite Port Charles denizens than ever before, is set to premiere on ABC.com and the WATCH ABC app on Monday, January 12 with the first three of six episodes, reports TVLine.

Nancy Lee Grahn Hosted ‘General Hospital Now’ Hits ABC.com Beginning January 2015

It’s “General Hospital” like you’ve never seen before when Nancy Lee Grahn, who plays Alexis Davis on the soap, takes viewers behind the scenes of daytime’s most dynamic soap opera via her new ABC.com series, “General Hospital Now,” which the actress had been teasing on social media for several weeks.

InSESSION: ‘GH’s’ Kristen Alderson On Her Future as a Director, ‘OLTL’ Reunions and How Kiki Is Finally on the Right Track!

“One Life to Live” fans had the privilege of literally watching Kristen Alderson grow up via her portrayal of Starr Manning, a role she landed back in 1998. And “General Hospital” fans then had the unique privilege of watching the actress shed the character she’d played for nearly 14 years on OLTL and embody her new character — Kiki Jerome — right before their eyes. The journey has been filled with a lot of ups and downs, but Alderson recently shared with Soap Opera Network that Kiki is finally coming into her own — which she couldn’t be more thrilled about!

Soap Stars ‘Dream Loud’ for Campaign To Bring Music and the Arts Back Into Schools

With photography by Brad Everett Young, several of daytime’s hottest young stars including “General Hospital’s” Kristen Alderson (Kiki), Chad Duell (Michael), Ryan Carnes (Lucas), Marc Anthony Samuel (Felix) and Ian Buchanan (Duke), “Days of our Lives'” Brendan Coughlin (T), Allison Paige (Bev), Guy Wilson (Will), Jen Lilley (Theresa), Billy Flynn (Chad), Casey Moss (JJ) and Kevin Riggin (Rory), and “The Young and the Restless'” Camryn Grimes (Mariah), along with stars from “Baby Daddy” (Derek Theleer), “Teen Wolf” (Stephen Lunsford) and “Power Rangers,” have taken part in the Dream Loud campaign that hopes to bring music and the arts programs back into schools. “Port Charles” alum Brian Gaskill is also featured in the campaign, among countless others.

DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS RED CARPET: Maura West in ‘GH’ Dress

Soap Opera Network’s coverage of the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards red carpet continues, this time with “General Hospital’s” Maura West (Ava Jerome), who opted for a silver gown for the night’s event.

DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS RED CARPET: ‘GH’s’ Chad Duell in Walter Mendez

Soap Opera Network’s coverage of the red carpet during the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards continues, this time with “General Hospital’s” Chad Duell (Michael Corinthos), who was nominated for Outstanding Younger Actor. He didn’t end up taking home the Emmy at the end of the night, but he shined like a winner anyway!

DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS RED CARPET: ‘GH’s’ Kristen Alderson in Michael Costello

Soap Opera Network’s coverage of the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards red carpet continues this week, starting with “General Hospital’s” Kristen Alderson (Kiki Jerome), who was nominated for Outstanding Younger Actress. “The Young and the Restless'” Hunter King (Summer Newman) ended up taking home the Emmy, but as you’ll see below, Alderson couldn’t have been happier for her counterpart!

DAYTIME EMMYS: Who Should Win? Outstanding Younger Actress (VIDEO)

In 2013, “The Bold and the Beautiful’s” Kim Matula (Hope Logan) and Linsey Godfrey (Caroline Spencer Forrester), “General Hospital’s” Kristen Alderson (nominated for her portrayal as Starr Manning), “One Life to Live’s” Kelley Missal (Danielle Manning) and “The Young and the Restless'” Hunter King (Summer Newman) proved they were the outstanding younger ladies for their respective daytime dramas. On Sunday, June 22, they now compete with each other to find out which of them was the most Outstanding Younger Actress in a Daytime Drama Series during “The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.”

DAYTIME EMMYS: Vote Now For Fan Favorite Award

As is the case for almost all of the awards shows these days, “The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards” will include an online only voting component where fans are given the ability to vote on the first ever Fan Favorite Award.

SNEAK PEEK: The 2014 ‘General Hospital’ Nurses Ball

Beginning Thursday, May 8 and running through Tuesday, May 13, ABC’s “General Hospital” will present the 2014 Nurses Ball sponsored by Yoplait Greek Yogurt. ABC.com recently published photos on its website providing viewers with a sneak peek at the event as well as some behind the scenes shots.

And the Official 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominees Are…

Today, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences officially announced the nominees of the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards! The list of pre-noms in the categories for Outstanding Drama Series, Lead Actor and Actress, Supporting Actor and Actress, Younger Actor and Actress and more was whittled down to just a few final contenders who will compete for the coveted National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Emmy award statuettes during the event that will be taking place on Sunday, June 22. Read on for the official list of nominees in the major categories!

Soap Stars Kristen Alderson and Brittany Underwood Reunite!

Real-life friends Brittany Underwood (ex-Langston Wilde, “One Life to Live”; “Hollywood Heights”) and Kristen Alderson (Kiki Jerome, “General Hospital”) have teamed up with PimpMyPooch.com, the new daily deal site for dogs, by lending their name to help support the company’s IndieGogo crowd funding campaign set to launch on Thursday, May 1. The website is seeking potential backers to help it operate in similar fashion to deal-of-the-day websites such as Living Social and Groupon with deals focused exclusively on products and services for dog owners.

Popular Soap Stars Hit the Stage for a Special Live Concert!

Some of daytime’s most popular stars are taking a break from their dramatic, twist-and-turn-filled storylines and grabbing the mic for an all-night fan-filled crooning session!