On today's Super-sized Daytime Confidential podcast Luke Kerr, Jamey Giddens, Jillian Bowe, Regan Cellura and Melodie Aikels dish the latest All My Children, The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of Our Lives, One Life to Live and The Young and the Restless headlines and storylines, including:
Prospect Park cuts All My Children and One Life to Live’s weekly episodes from four to two. One of the reasons given was that fans were watching one show or the other, but not both. AMC and OLTL are dropped from FX Canada. Do fans of the shows have reason to worry? Michael Nader returns to Pine Valley as Dimitri Marick.
The Bold and the Beautiful had a busy week of casting news. Hunter Tylo says she's off contract. Jacqueline MacInnes Wood is taking a hiatus. Former Days of Our Lives star Darin Brooks joins the soap and his character will be involved with Hope. Rena Sofer joins B&B as the mother of Brooks' character. Brooke tries to steal one of Taylor’s men, yet again.
Rafe is attacked on Days of Our Lives. Sami, EJ and Stefano find out about Kate and Rafe’s relationship. Is JJ the voice of DAYS viewers?
General Hospital debuts a slew of new characters, portrayed by Maura West, Kristen Alderson, Roger Howarth and Michael Easton. The DC gang weighs in on the arrivals with their First Impressions. Did GH miss a beat by not pairing Morgan with Ava Jerome in a "Mrs. Robinson" storyline? Did lightning strike a third time for Kelly Monaco and Michael Easton?
GH casts Samantha Logan as a sister for Felix. Is TJ being written as a stereotypical “angry black man?” Jane Elliot needs to submit Monday’s scenes opposite of Anthony Geary for an Emmy nomination next year. The DC crew gives thumbs up or thumbs down to The Chew and General Hospital’s crossover.
Michelle Stafford is leaving The Young and the Restless as Phyllis. Find out who the DC gang thinks would make a good recast. Y&R casts Mishael Morgan as a character who will interact with Cane and Lily. Why do Y&R regimes INSIST on making Cane the heir apparent to the Chancellor empire ,when fans so vocally oppose it?
Should Traci be there for Michael and revive her rivalry with Lauren? Not a single member of the DC gang believes Kevin or Chloe would steal from Katherine. Y&R is reviving the question about Summer’s paternity. Michael learns about Lauren and Carmine.
All this and MUCH more on today’s Daytime Confidential podcast.
Michael (Chad Duell) rushed to help his brother Morgan (Bryan Craig) with his gambling troubles, but how will he react to KiKi (Kristen Alderson), the girl Morgan is with? Will bros come before hoes? Watch this week’s General Hospital promo after the jump!
Get a Peek at Roger Howarth, Kristen Alderson and Michael Easton in Their New General Hospital Roles! (VIDEO)By Jillian Bowe on May 06, 2013
Say goodbye to the so-called Llanview Three and hello to Port Charles' newest residents! Sort of.
In this week’s SOAPnet promo for General Hospital, Roger Howarth, Kristen Alderson and Michael Easton return to PC as new characters with new looks. Meanwhile, Sonny (Maurice Benard) and Shawn (Sean Blakemore) turn Crimson's offices into the O.K. Corral.
Scenery chewing will be well represented at this year’s Daytime Emmy Awards — if by just one actress. Former General Hospital star Lindsey Morgan (Kristina) received a nomination in the Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series category. Co-star Kristen Alderson (ex-Starr) also landed a nomination. READ MORE