One daytime soap alum recently appeared in a project which scored boffo ratings for Lifetime, while a vehicle featuring a few other soapers—one being the genre's biggest star ever—didn't do so hot for the cabler.
Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret, starring Tania Raymonde and As The World Turn's grad Jesse Lee Soffer, was watched by 3.1 million people on Saturday night. The ripped-from-the-headlines confection of lurid sex and bloody murder now ranks as the No. 2 original cable move of the year, following Lifetime's equally-tabloid-inspired, Prosecuting Casey Anthony. READ MORE
The series boasts a slew of former soap stars, including: Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane, All My Children), Brianna Brown (ex-Lisa, General Hospital), Roselyn Sanchez (ex-Pilar Domingo, As the World Turns), Grant Show (ex-Rick Hyde, Ryan’s Hope), Rebecca Wisocky (ex-Judge Click, The Young and the Restless) and Matt Cedeno (ex-Brandon Walker, Days of Our Lives). Watch the pilot after the jump!
Lifetime is prepping for a multi-platform, bilingual, sneak peek for Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria’s Devious Maids. The sudser will debut across multiple platforms, including the Lifetime video watch app; myLifetime.com; A&E Networks’ distribution partners’ VOD services, sites and apps, in both English and Spanish on June 9. READ MORE
Former Passions star Liza Huber and her mother Susan Lucci were among the celebrities who joined new and expectant parents at Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower Ever. The event was held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City on May 30.
Check out more photos from the event after the jump!
Just what has been the hold up in regards to Erica Kane fabulously descending upon Pine Valley? All My Children legend Susan Lucci broke it down in a recent We Love Soaps interview. Said La Lucci:
"I'm trying, and they are trying. There's a lot to work out simply because when they went into production I was in Atlanta working on the Marc Cherry series, DEVIOUS MAIDS. And now we're about to start Season 2 on my Investigation Discovery series, DEADLY AFFAIRS next week in New York. So that's a lot of complicated scheduling. Plus, ALL MY CHILDREN's schedule is also complicated and challenging because they work five weeks on and five weeks off. So trying to marry those two things, that's what the challenge is and that's what we're going to try to make happen." READ MORE
What daytime television exhibit would be complete without an artifact from All My Children's infamous Erica Kane? As part of their new daytime TV collection, the Smithsonian accepted a Jeopardy script, a Barney stuffed animal and one of the dresses worn by soap opera's most unforgettable femme fatale. READ MORE