Would ABC resurrect "Roseanne" without its star? Published reports say the network is in active discussions about a second reboot of the hit series with Sara Gilber ("The Talk") leading the cast.
ABC has canceled "Roseanne" after series star Roseanne Barr makes racially charged comments on social media. The network called said comments "abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values."
On the Thursday, December 4 broadcast of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report," host <strong>Stephen Colbert</strong> covered the ambassadorship of "The Bold and the Beautiful" producer Colleen Bell, wife of head writer and executive producer, <strong>Bradley P. Bell</strong>, with a hilarious take on the <a title="‘B&B’ Producer Colleen Bell Confirmed as Ambassador to Hungary; Senator John McCain Livid!" href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2014/12/b-senator-john-mccain-livid">drama surrounding her confirmation</a> following some lively comments from Senator <strong>John McCain</strong>, who strongly disagreed with President Obama's choice of Bell for the position. “We’re about to vote on a totally unqualified individual to be ambassador to a nation which is very important to our national security interest. Her qualifications are as a producer of the television soap opera ‘The Bold and The Beautiful,’ contributed 800,000 [dollars] to Obama in the last election and bundled more than $2.1 million for President Obama’s re-election effort,” said McCain on the Senate floor on Tuesday, December 2, just before Bell was confirmed as the U.S. Ambassador to Hungary with a vote of 52-42.
Due to a White House press conference, ABC's "General Hospital" will be preempted today, December 20, 2013. As a result, episodes will be pushed back and today's previously scheduled original will instead air on Monday, December 23. In a statement, ABC says, "We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you'll tune in Monday for a fantastic episode!"
A bizarre story is making national news headlines: Michaele Salahi, notoriously known as the woman who crashed a White House party, and Journey musician Neal Schon are planning a “dream wedding” that will be broadcast on pay-per-view! And the soap opera twist comes in the form of “All My Children’s” Cameron Mathison (ex-Ryan Lavery) being the host!