NBC rolls out the new primetime soap Deception tonight at 10 EST. The mystery serial centers on the murder of troubled socialite Vivian Bowers, portrayed by One Life to Live grad Bree Williamson.
Vivian’s childhood best friend, Detective Joanna Locasto (Meagan Good), goes undercover amidst one of the country’s wealthiest families to find out who killed her pal. Watch previews of Deception after the jump! READ MORE
Ex-The Young and the Restless thespian Yvonne Zima is taking her skills to primetime. Zima has landed a guest spot on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. The soap alum will play a rape victim who is arrested for the murder of her ex-boyfriend. Look for Zima's episode to air Jan. 16.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit airs Wednesdays at 9 PM EST on NBC.
Daytime Confidential's been saying it, TV Guide Magazine's Michael Logan has said it. Now The New York Post is chiming in. The newspaper has named General Hospital as one of the Top 5 Shows to watch in 2013. According to the paper:
General Hospital” (Weekdays, 2 p.m., ABC) There isn’t a lot to be celebrating in the soap world, with the demise of so many stalwarts in the past five years. But those that remain — “The Young and the Restless,” “The Bold and the Beautiful,” Days of Our Lives” and “General Hospital” — are all making concerted efforts to keep the remaining viewers tuning in.
The leader among them was “GH,” which pulled out every star from its swashbuckling 1980s lineup. They were right to do so: We saw the return of Finola Hughes’ former super-spy Anna Devane, proving that women over 40 are still leading lady material and re-affirming that the ridiculous plots that made soaps fun in the ’80s can still make daytime drama worthwhile. READ MORE
Former All My Children star Mark Consuelos (ex-Mateo) and General Hospital alum John Stamos (ex-Blackie) are set to guest on NBC’s The New Normal, according to EW.com. Reportedly, they will appear in an episode titled “Gaydar.”
Consuelos will play a grip on Sing, the Glee-esque show created by Andrew Rannells’ Bryan, whom Rocky (Nene Leakes) develops a crush on. Meanwhile, Stamos will play a coworker of Ellen Barkin’s Jane whose sexuality is questioned by the conservative grandma.
No. 15: The Graysons, Revenge
Retribution is a dish best served over the holidays, if you're a member of the Grayson clan on ABC's smash primetime soap Revenge. Blackmail, corporate espionage, insider trading and not-quite-fatal tumbles off balconies could all be on the gourmet menu, but for the chance to break holiday bread with Queen Victoria (Madeleine Stowe), we'd risk it.