In this week's soap news, both “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “The Young and the Restless” held their annual fan events this past weekend. “The Bold and the Beautiful” cast greeted fans in a casual setting at Farmer's Market right in the backyard of their CBS studio where the show is taped.
Fans who waited in line, got to talk to and briefly meet their favorite stars and received some great merchandise such as T-Shirts and a cute “Bold and the Beautiful” lunch box. One lucky fan even won a private lunch with Heather Tom (Katie) during the event. The majority of the cast was in attendance along with Tom, including original cast members John McCook (Eric) and Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke) and newest cast members Rena Sofer (Quinn) and Darrin Brooks (Wyatt).
"The Bold and the Beautiful" airs weekdays on CBS.
"The Young and the Restless" held their annual fan club dinner in Universal City over the weekend. An annual soap tradition, fans got to mingle with their favorite stars as they shared stories of working on the, #1 rated show and teased what's ahead for their characters.
"The Young and the Restless" airs weekdays on CBS.
“All My Children” alum Rebecca Budig (Greenlee) will be the new co-host of Hallmark Channel's "The Better Show" according to the show's Facebook page. The show premieres its 7th season on September 9th. The actress also appears in "The Getaway," starring Ethan Hawke and Selena Gomez, opening in theaters Labor Day Weekend.
"The Young and the Restless" alum Michelle Stafford (its still hard to believe that after 16 years playing Phyllis, she is no longer on the show) released the second episode of her first post-"Restless" project, "The Stafford Project." Watch it here: The Stafford Project: Episode 2
“Tainted Dreams,” one of the most anticipated web series, is currently shooting in New York. The series about the behind-the-scenes drama of the cast and crew of the fictional soap “Painted Dreams," is written and directed by The Online Network's "All My Children" producer Sonia Blangiardo.
The cast is an all-star line-up of some of daytime's most beloved stars including Alicia Minhsew, Walt Willey, Bobbie Eakes, Terri Ivens, Michael Lowry and Larkin Malloy from "All My Children", "One Life to Live" fan favorites Ilene Kristen, James DePaiva, Austin Peck, Nathan Purdee and Tonja Walker along with stars from “Guiding Light” and “As The World Turns,” including Marnie Schulenburg, Kelley Hensley, Grant Aleksander, and Colleen Zenk to name a few. For more on the series, check out their website, tainteddeamstheseries.com
The "One Life To Live" reboot on Hulu concluded their first season last week with an explosive season finale that featured Clint's (Jerry verDorn) downward spiral, Dani (Kelley Missal) moving forward with a controversial romance that her friends and mother did not approve of to say the least and also marked the return of one of the iconic soaps most famous and favorite love-to-hate villains. I won't spoil it if you haven't watched. Check out the season finale here: One Life To Live Season Finale and also on this page. Sister soap "All My Children" wraps its first season with a September 2nd finale.
"Days of Our of Lives" actress Suzanne Rogers was surprised by the cast and crew this week with a set party to mark her 40th anniversary on the show. It was all hush-hush as the actress was surprised with a cake and toast from her “Days of our Lives" family. Rogers plays Maggie Horton on the show, which won the Outstanding Daytime Drama Series Emmy this year. Rogers is the longest-running actress to appear continuously on "Days of our Lives."
"Days of our Lives" airs weekdays on NBC.
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