Don't expect things to be going well for publishing tycoon Viki Lord (Erika Slezak) when One Life to Live returns on April 29. TV Guide Magazine's Michael Logan spoke with the soap's co-head writer Thom Racina, who dished The Banner, Llanview's beloved newspaper, has hit rough waters.
What's going to happen to the sacred institution, and how does OLTL newcomer and High School Musical alum Corbin Bleu (Jeffrey King) fit into things? According to Racina:
Jeffrey comes to town and develops a very close relationship with Viki," Racina says. "He'll become her star reporter in a story that will also heavily involve Dorian Lord [Robin Strasser]."
Leave it to Jeanne Cooper to always keep it 100 percent real when she chats about The Young and the Restless. TV Guide Magazine’s Michael Logan talked shop with the Y&R vet, who shared her thoughts on Kay's recent health scare.
TV Guide Magazine: Neither do you. Word is, you're not happy with these strange symptoms Mrs. C is experiencing.
Cooper: The writers want you to think it's Alzheimer's and it's driving the audience crazy. It'll turn out to be a benign something or other. But if it was Alzheimer's, I wouldn't have played it. READ MORE
Former Another World, The Young and the Restless, Guiding Light and All My Children star Ricky Paull Goldin is coming back to daytime television. TV Guide Magazine’s Michael Logan is reporting Goldin has landed a role on The Bold and The Beautiful. Goldin will play Jesse, Maya’s (Karla Mosley) bad news ex-boyfriend and the father of her baby.
According to the magazine, Jesse won't be thrilled to see his former love getting close with Rick (Jacob Young). What made Goldin take the job? The actor stated:
"I've pretty much put acting on hold but when the Bell family asks you to do a role, it's not that easy to say no!" Goldin tells us. "I worked for them many years ago on The Young and the Restless and it was a wonderful experience. I'm so honored to be back with them."
Forget The Sopranos; the new cable hit General Hospital appears to be aping is The Walking Dead! TV Guide Magazine’s Michael Logan is reporting Chris Robinson is returning as Dr. Rick Webber, just in time for the sudser's 50th Anniversary.
Fans will recall Rick died in 2002, with his stepdaughter Laura (Genie Francis) believing she'd done the deed. As it turned out, it was ex-hubby Scotty (Kin Shriner) who ended the life of the man Monica (Leslie Charleson) and Lesley (Denise Alexander) spent the late 70's and early 80's fighting over. According to Robinson:
I could never have predicted I'd be rejoining the group but I guess anything is possible on a soap, even when you've been dead 10 years!
Is a return to General Hospital in the cards for Nathan Parsons? Don't hold your breath. TV Guide Magazine's Michael Logan spoke with Parsons to discuss his role on ABC Family's Bunheads.
"They're actually talking about that and it would be so good to see everybody. They call every now and then and ask if I'd be interested in coming back for something longer. If the situation is right, I'd absolutely do it, but things have been pretty busy lately and pilot season is happening. So we'll see."
What is going on with Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) these days? The Young and the Restless viewers got a bit of a shock when they saw the socialite’s hands shake after she tickled the ivories in her new deluxe apartment in the sky. Is this a sign of Nikki biting it? TV Guide Magazine’s Michael Logan got the real deal and more from Mrs. Thomas Scott herself. READ MORE