While the dreaded virus is on its way out on NBC’s “Days of Our Lives,” our favorite gay/former baseball star/hottie Paul Narita (Christopher Sean) is worried that he still may be a threat to those around him, including his father, John Black (Drake Hogestyn). And we all know where there’s John, there’s his wife, Marlena […]
Drake Hogestyn, Jacklyn Zeman & Michael Saucedo Return to Daytime After seven months away from Salem, Drake Hogestyn is returning to “Days of Our Lives.” His character, John, separated from his wife Marlena after he admitted to being attracted to Kristen (Eileen Davidson). With Kristen about to marry his son Brady, it would seem like an […]
Eileen Davidson on Her Return to “Days of Our Lives” Thursday, Eileen Davidson returned to “Days of Our Lives” in the role of Kristen Blake after a fourteen year absence. Kristen’s father, Stefano (Joseph Mascolo) asked her to return to Salem to help bring the DiMera family back together. Kristen was one of five characters […]
Less than a year after they were hired to reboot”Days of Our Lives,” headwriters Marlene McPherson and Darrell Ray Thomas Junior have been fired. Soap Opera Network reports that they are being replaced by former DOOL writer Chris Whitesell and former DOOL executive producer Gary Tomlin — both of whom were fired as part of […]
Reports of Robin Scorpio’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated You can’t keep a Scorpio down. The big soap plot news this week is that “General Hospital’s” Robin Scorpio (Kimberly McCullough) is alive and on the way to being well. The writers gave themselves an out with Robin’s body being burned beyond recognition. Monday’s episode ended with […]
Dashing secret agent Shane Donovan is returning to “Days of Our Lives.” Charles Shaughnessy is the latest former cast member returning to the soap.
Break out your legwarmers. “General Hospital” is bringing the 1980s back. Robin Mattson, who played bad girl Heather Weber from 1980 to 1983, is returning to Port Charles in late March.
Friday was an anxious day for anyone who covers daytime. The day before Thanksgiving brought the news that Prospect Park was abandoning plans to continue “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” online. Would the ultimate news dump day, the last weekday before a three-day Christmas weekend, bring something equally terrible? Fortunately the answer […]
Lisa Rinna will once again play Billie Reed on “Days of Our Lives.” The news, originally reported by a Huffington Post blogger in October, has been confirmed by The Hollywood Reporter. Rinna has signed a longterm contract with the show. She will first appear in the March 8th episode. The show is not releasing details […]
2011 was the most newsworthy year for daytime television ever. Two popular soaps were canceled. Two beloved talk show hosts opted to leave their long-running shows. The internet seemed to be the future home of soap operas, until it proved financially impossible to launch a daily show online. Here’s a look back on a year […]