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MSN interviewed The Young and the Restless executive producer Paul Rauch, who is celebrating 50 years in daytime, and asked him about his storied career and his current job at Y&R.
Do you think that sort of out-of-the-box thinking is what it will take to "save" daytime?
It's now a business of hanging on, more than anything else. Though I have to say, this show is not hanging on: We're building on our ratings! We're considerably up over last year in this last week [March 15-19] in the 18-49 category.
Why do you think that is?
Because Maria is making great story and the show looks great on the air. That's basic, right? It is kind of about magic, but it's not magic, because the people know what they're doing.
Law & Order: SVU star Tamara Tunie (ex-Jessica Griffin, As the World Turns) was honored with the Linda Dano HeartShare award at the 2010 HeartShare Gala on March 25 at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City. One Life to Live’s Robert S. Woods and wife Loyita Chapel attended, as did former Another World star Stephen Schnetzer (Cass Winthrop). For more information on HeartShare visit their official website. See more photos from the 2010 HeartShare Gala after the jump.
General Hospital, All My Children and former Guiding Light stars turned out for Jacob Young's (JR Chandler, All My Children) Soap Star Mystery Theatre Presents a Staged Reading of Agatha Christie's "The Unexpected Guest" on Feb 20 in L.A. at the Writers Guild Theatre. Participants in the reading included such familiar faces as: Adam Mayfield, Constance Towers, Maggie Blye, Robert Newman, Stephanie Powers and Vincent Irizarry (pictured above with Jacob Young). Guests Brittany Allen, Kim Zimmer, Juliet Mills, Jerry Lewis and David Hedison were also on hand Check out photos of your favorite soap stars after the jump and visit Michael Fairman Soaps where Michael Fairman has a full write up about the reading. READ MORE
Matt Crane (ex-Matthew Cory, Another World) and Martha Byrne (pictured with LaMont Craig above) shot upcoming scenes from Gotham at the Nicole Miller Design Studio on February 18. Byrne has kept busy filming episodes for her webseries with recent shoots at the Nicole Miller fashion show and law offices in Hoboken.
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