New Black Centric Soap “THE GATES” Gets Series Order from CBS!

Executive Producers Sheila Ducksworth & Michele Val Jean After 25 years, a new soap is on the horizon. CBS announced today that a new black centric soap, “The Gates,” has been given a series order. The soap, which will be run by executive producers Sheila Ducksworth and Michele Val Jean, is set to premiere in…

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CBS Studios & NAACP Venture to Develop New Soap Centered on Wealthy Black Family

In a surprising announcement that set the soap world ablaze, CBS Studios and NAACP Venture are developing a new series set to feature a wealthy Black family. Known right now as, “The Gates,” this is the first time since 1990 that a network introduced a predominantly African American soap opera. Michele Val Jean, who previously…

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“Days of our Lives” Star Arianne Zucker Sues Show’s Producers for Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Arianne Zucker, who has played vixen Nicole Walker on and off since 1998 on “Days of our Lives,” is suing the show’s executive producer Ken Corday, former executive producer Albert Alarr, and Corday Productions, Inc. The actress alleges that Alarr sexually harassed her and other female employees at the show, according to TMZ. Zucker claims…

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“GENERAL HOSPITAL” Announces New Headwriting Team: Liz Korte and Patrick Mulcahey

Hot off the heels from our rumor report that headwriting duo Chris Van Etten and Dan O’Connor were released from, “General Hospital,” Soap Opera Digest announced the new team. Elizabeth Korte and Patrick Mulcahey are set to write for the fictional town of Port Charles. Mulcahey is no stranger to soaps, as well as “GH.”…

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RUMOR REPORT: Chris Van Etten & Dan O’Connor OUT as Co-Headwriters at “General Hospital”

Multiple sources are revealing to The Buzz that co-headwriters Dan O’Connor and Chris Van Etten have been released from, “General Hospital.” The duo have been handling the co-headwriting duties since 2019 at the ABC soap and have been a part of the writing team since 2013. Per our sources, Elizabeth Korte will be serving as…

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AnnaLynne McCord Joins “Days of our Lives”

Actress AnnaLynne McCord is joining the Peacock sudser, “Days of our Lives,” in a new role. Deadline reports that she will play Marin, and she is described as: “Fascinating and complicated woman who is devastatingly beautiful, almost angelic in her outward appearance. The desire of many but her heart belongs to only one man who…

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Krista Allen OUT at “The Bold and the Beautiful”

Krista Allen/Photo Credit Howard Wise/JPI Studios In a move that has surprised many soap fans, Deadline reports that Krista Allen has been let go from the CBS Daytime soap, “The Bold and the Beautiful.” The actress was informed back in October that her contract would not be renewed. Allen, who just celebrated two years of…

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Roger Howarth Bids Farewell to “General Hospital”

Much speculation took to social media regarding Roger Howarth’s status at the ABC soap, “General Hospital.” Friday’s episode showed the character of Austin falling victim to a bullet by a mysterious shooter. Now, the actor took to his Instagram to relay the news of his departure: Howarth joined the show in 2012 in his former…

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Robert Downey Jr. to Receive Maltin Modern Master Award

Robert Downey Jr./Photo Credit: Universal Pictures via press release: The Santa Barbara International Film Festival is honored to announce that cinema icon Robert Downey Jr. will receive the Maltin Modern Master Award, its highest accolade, at the 39th annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Downey Jr. will receive the prestigious award on Friday, February 9,…

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50th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Rescheduled to Air Friday, December 15th, on CBS & Paramount+

The 50th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards are set to celebrate its golden anniversary next month! Initially slated to air June, the ceremony was postponed due to the Writers’ Strike, which then was further delayed due to the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) strike. The awards ceremony also will welcome back Nischelle Turner and Kevin Frazier from…

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