It’s deja vu all over again at “Days of Our Lives.” Last summer, the show let go several popular actors as part of the show’s “reboot.” Now, a week after letting go the show’s headwriters of less than a year and replacing them with two writer, Chris Whitesell and Gary Tomlin, who worked on the […]
Lisa Rinna is the latest 1990s cast member to return to “Days of Our Lives.” The original Billie Reed first appears in the March 8 episode. The entire Roberts family will be on the canvas together for the first time in years.
Dashing secret agent Shane Donovan is returning to “Days of Our Lives.” Charles Shaughnessy is the latest former cast member returning to the soap.
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 […]
Bryan Datillo Returns to “Days” All of Sami’s exes are returning to “Days of Our Lives.” Bryan Datillo will once again play Lucas, Will’s father, and Sami’s (Alison Sweeney) first love-hate relationship. Given that Will (Chandler Massey) is turning to alcohol to deal with his problems, a talk with his alcoholic father could scare him […]
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 […]
This has been a rotten year for daytime soaps. At the beginning of 2011, there were six daytime dramas on the air, their futures all seemingly secure. Now, there are only four survivors, with “General Hospital’s” future looking increasingly tenuous. Yet almost every day I am reminded of why I love this unique genre. Here […]
Lisa Rinna Allegedly Returning to “Days of Our Lives” Is Lisa Rinna returning to “Days of Our Lives,” the show that launched her career? A writer for the Huffington Post claims that she is. According to Naughty but Nice Rob, Rinna will once again play Billie Reed. Rinna was the original Billie, playing the role […]
Prospect Park’s Online Network Gets A Name — And Susan Lucci? Fans have wondered if the online AMC can possibly work without the show’s most recognizable actress, Susan Lucci, especially since the show’s ABC finale ended with Erica being publicly dumped by her longtime love Jack and vowing to win him back. According to Lucci, […]
This Week in Prospect Park Last week, rumor had production company Prospect Park offering contracts to cast members of “All My Children,” with Susan Lucci being offered a salary roughly equivalent to what she is currently making. According to Soaps in Depth, the cast was actually presented with Prospect Park’s initial offer to AFTRA, the […]