Could we one day see Alison Sweeney squaring off with Eric Braeden's Victor, as a recast Victoria Newman on The Young and the Restless? How about tangling with kid sister Elizabeth Webber (Rebecca Herbst) as NuSarah on General Hospital; or slut-shaming naughty mama Brooke Logan (Katherine Kelly Lang) as The Bold and the Beautiful's Bridget Forrester? Not gonna happen, said the exiting Days of Our Lives star!
Here's what Salem U.S.A.'s Sami Brady told Stephanie Sloane for the Feb. 3 issue of Soap Opera Digest:
Digest: Would you ever do another soap?
Sweeney: No, I would never do another soap. That is not why I am leaving. If I were to be on a soap opera, I would be on DAYS. And I would be Sami. READ MORE
General Hospital’s Maura West puts the "S" in sizzle. The veteran soap actress, adored for her roles on As The World Turns and The Young and The Restless, has excited fans with her latest role as the sexy temptress Ava Jerome. What’s her secret in creating such iconic characters?
“I have to be honest, I work very hard,” said the Daytime Emmy winner. “I wanted to create a character that was different. I loved Carly, but I can’t play her again. Then when this part came up, I thought, how am I going to play this role? She’s different. She has similarities as women do.‘How does she carry herself?’ Ava never touches her hair. Ava never moves. Ava’s a snake. She only moves when she is going to strike. And these are things I think about. This is how I wanted to create this person.” READ MORE
Anna asks Nathan for an update on Silas’ case, and he informs her about the prescription. However, Silas refuses to give him a writing sample to compare. Anna wants to shut down the investigation, so Nathan can begin working on current cases. Nathan begs Anna to stay on his assignment, and offers to continue his work on his own time. Anna wonders why the case is so important to him. READ MORE
And the circle is complete. Following renewals for Days of Our Lives, The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful, comes word from Deadline that General Hospital has been picked up for another season by ABC. READ MORE