Days of Our Lives
The Writers Guild of America (WGA) has unveiled their nominees for the 2014 WGA Awards and three of the four remaining daytime soaps received nods! The writing teams from General Hospital, The Young and the Restless and Days of Our Lives were all nominated. According to the WGA, online serials All My Children and One Life to Live were eligible. Here's a notation concerning soaps created for new media:
All daytime serials will compete in the Daytime Drama category, which has also been broadened to include made-for new media programming.
In addition to the two daily online soaps which aired this past television season, CBS Daytime's The Bold and the Beautiful didn't receive a nomination this year. For a complete list of nominees, keep reading after the jump!
Soap viewers are already hip to what the mainstream press is crowing about — daytime dramas are on the upswing! Days of Our Lives recently boasted its biggest audience since Feb. 2011 and is up 12 percent among women 18-49 for the season. READ MORE
No. 10: Cesar Faison, General Hospital
General Hospital's nastiest villain, Cesar Faison (Anders Hove) has been obsessed with Anna Devane (Finola Hughes) since she was a little girl. In the 90's, the DVX operative terrorized Anna, her sometimes husband Robert (Tristan Rogers) and their World Security Bureau pals Sean Donely (John Reilly) and Frisco Jones (Jack Wagner).
He also targeted Frisco's beloved Aztec Princess Felicia (Kristina Wagner), Robert and Anna's daughter Robin (Kimberly McCullough) and her extraterrestrial pal Casey (Bradley Lockerman) from the Planet Lumina! READ MORE
The Young and the Restless' Doug Davidson, Beth Maitland and Hunter King were among the celebrities who took part in the Hollywood Christmas Parade. The annual event featured current and former soap stars from General Hospital, The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of Our Lives and One Life to Live, who joined familiar Y&R faces in the parade that benefits the Toys For Tots campaign. Check out more photos of your favorite stars after the jump!
Crystal Chappell doesn't know the meaning of the phrase "slow down". The ever-talented actress and producer has created what is certain to be another soapy, addictive and just plain sexy web series titled, Beacon Hill.
The series is based in the political arena and stars several daytime soap veterans. Alicia Minshew, Sarah Brown, Ricky Paull Goldin, Tina Sloan, Louise Sorel, Ron Raines, Melissa Archer, John-Paul Lavoisier, Scott Bryce, Jessica Morris, Rebecca Mozo and Chappell herself round out this stellar cast. Check out a synopsis and the trailer for Beacon Hill after the jump! READ MORE