The Hollywood Reporter has unveiled a list of the industry's top art collectors and soap industry staples Bill and Maria Arena Bell made the cut. Here's what the magazine's website had to say about the ex-The Young and the Restless showrunner and the Bell Dramatic Serial Company president's pieces:
The Northwestern art history major got her start collecting modestly priced George Hurrell photos. These days, her husband, Bill, goes deep on icons -- Marcel Duchamp, Jeff Koons -- while she champions the idiosyncratic, from Francesco Vezzoli to Mark Ryden.
The lives of our favorite, Seattle-based, horny-as-Hades doctors are in danger as Grey's Anatomy begins rolling out its Season 10 episodes on Sept. 26. Who will live? Who will die during "The Storm"? Lord JESUS, let Richard (James Pickens, Jr.) be okay... Watch the intense trailer below! READ MORE
Brenda Barrett would be so jealous! Antonio Sabato, Jr. is appearing as guest co-host today on Kris.
The former General Hospital, Melrose Place and The Bold and the Beautiful heartthrob tweeted an Instagram of his time with Kris Jenner. Mama Kardashian is smart to trot out so many soap hunks during her first week. All My Children alum Cameron Mathison was her first guest co-host. Watch a sneak peek of today's Kris after the jump! READ MORE
The entertainment community is mourning the loss of a true icon. Al Freeman Jr., a veteran of stage, screen and soap, passed away on Aug. 10. He was 78.
While Freeman appeared in several motion pictures (Malcolm X, Down In The Delta), his most lasting role was that of Capt. Ed Hall on ABC Daytime's One Life to Live from 1972-1987. He reprised the role briefly in 1988 and 2000. In recent years, Freeman taught at Howard University. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. Watch a clip of Freeman as OLTL's Ed Hall, alongside Carla (Ellen Holly), below.
Ex-Days of Our Lives head writers Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas, Jr. gave their belated Daytime Emmy acceptance speech in a statement to Soaps In Depth. Said the scribes:
"We are so sorry we were not able to attend the awards show, but are thrilled to have won! We would like to thank [DAYS executive producer] Ken Corday for his endless support and for entrusting us with his family legacy, and [co-executive producer] Greg Meng for always believing in us and having our backs -- we share this award with both of them. Thanks to NBC and Sony for helping keep the genre alive. A very special thanks to the fans -- without their devotion and commitment there would be no show. We also want to thank our amazing cast and crew. And, lastly, we want to thank our mentor and friend, James E. Reilly. We know he is watching over us and smiling." READ MORE