Former Gossip Girl guest and former One Life to Live star Tika Sumpter was among the celebrities who turned out for the 5th Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon on February 25, in Beverly Hills. The event also featured such stars as The Young and the Restless’ Tatyana Ali, former The Talk co-host Holly Robinson Peete, The Help’s Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer and Grey’s Anatomy’s Chandra Wilson and James Pickens Jr. See more photos after the jump! READ MORE
Why The Remaining Daytime Soaps Must Start Paying Attention to Their Primetime Counterparts if They Hope to Stay AliveBy Jamey Giddens on February 23, 2012
The Mouse House may be doing everything possible to tank their last daytime soap, General Hospital, in order to finally be out of the scripted TV business before primetime hours, but the same channel is aggressively developing numerous primetime sudsers. What gives?
Nominations for the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards were announced this week and several soaps made the cut. In daytime, both Days of Our Lives and All My Children received nods for their LGBT storytelling.
This past season DAYS began the soap's first gay storyline featuring Freddie Smith as comfortably out college student Sonny Kiriakis and Chandler Massey as his tortured, closeted pal Will Horton. The final year of All My Children saw the soap's iconic lesbian character Bianca Montgomery (Christina Bennett Lind) fall in love for what was likely the last time, with previously hetero friend Marissa Tasker (Sarah Glendening). READ MORE