Troubled starlet Lindsay Lohan is making her return to television in a major way. Fresh from her stint in rehab, the actress is slated to guest host Chelsea Lately.
According to TMZ, Lohan is subbing for Chelsea Handler, while the comedian is on vacation. Lohan is set to interview former As The World Turns and The Bay star Dylan Bruce to discuss his red-hot, BBC series Orphan Black. Lohan and Bruce’s episode is set to air tonight.
The Young and the Restless and One Life to Live alum Nathan Purdee is returning to the world of soaps, but this time he’s doing it on the web. Purdee, best known for his roles on as the original Nathan Hastings on Y&R and D.A. Hank Gannon on OLTL, is set to star in Tainted Dreams.
Purdee will play Ethan Washington, the president of daytime network television. All My Children supporting producer and Tainted Dreams showrunner, Sonia Blangiardo stated:
I needed someone with gravitas and experience playing strong, uber-confident men, and Nathan Purdee was at the top of my list. We are very fortunate to have Nathan join our cast. The character of ‘Ethan Washington’ is overconfident, never in doubt, a real force to be reckoned with, feared by other executives, actors, and crew. READ MORE
Add soap alum Bobbie Eakes to the growing cast of Tainted Dreams. The daytime drama thespian will star in the soap-within-a-soap as Courtney Parish, the wife of Eddie Parrish (James DePaiva) and the Vice-President of Daytime programming. According to showrunner and creator of Tainted Dreams, Sonia Blangiardo, Parris is described as a,
strong, powerful and well-respected until one split-second decision changes everything.
The Wrap is reporting Prospect Park will share residuals with the production staffers of All My Children and One Life to Live. Last month the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees-Local 52 (IATSE) and PP were locked in a battle, after the union claimed the production company was spending more than $125,000 an episode. According to The Wrap, IATSE had rock-solid proof PP shelled out more than the $100,000 per episode they claimed was budgeted for the shows. READ MORE