HARTLEY SAWYER Out at “THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS”

  Daytime Confidential’s Jamey Giddens has reported that Hartley Sawyer, who took over the role of Kyle Abbott in March 2013, is out at CBS Daytime’s “The Young and the Restless.” Prior to Sawyer, Blake Hood previously played the part of adult Kyle. No word as if the role will be recast or written out.

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Podcast #542: KRISTINA WAGNER of ABC’s “GENERAL HOSPITAL”

Kristina Wagner has been playing the role of Felicia on ABC Daytime’s “General Hospital” off and on since 1984. Coming into the Port Charles in disguise, Felicia certainly had her fare share of moments. From the many adventures with Frisco Jones, to finally marrying Mac Scorpio after numerous attempts, it is hard to try to…

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If the Term “SOAP OPERA” is a Bad Word…Why Do We Have So Many of Them?

As most of my followers on social media know, I am a soap opera fan. The concept of me watching anything soap related was passed down to me from both my mother and grandmother. Hell, even my father watched soaps from time to time. Imagine my surprise when he said the name, “James Stenbeck,” when…

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BRADFORD ANDERSON and EMILY WILSON Exit “GENERAL HOSPITAL”

Spinelli and Ellie are both heading out of Port Charles together. News broke out by Soaps in Depth that Bradford Anderson and Emily Wilson will be departing ABC Daytime’s “General Hospital.” Anderson actually went on recurring status a few months ago, and it was revealed that Anderson and Wilson taped their final scenes last month….

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“THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS” Celebrates 25 Years as #1 Daytime Drama

With over 10,000 episodes, and marking its 40th anniversary on the air, “The Young and the Restless” has now celebrated another milestone. The CBS Daytime drama marked its 1,300th consecutive week as the #1 rated soap, making it a total of 25 years. The streak began the week of December 26, 1988. “I am so…

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GAIL O’GRADY Gets Some “REVENGE”

Another woman from Conrad Grayson’s past is about to come to the Hamptons and shake things up. In episode 13 of ABC’s “Revenge,” viewers will be introduced to the former Mrs. Conrad Grayson, portrayed by “NYPD Blue” and “American Dreams” star, Gail O’Grady. E! News exclusively reported that the “West Coast Posh” ex-wife is set…

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DANN FLOREK Departs “LAW & ORDER: SVU”

Another long time cast member will be departing the SVU squad room. Dann Florek, who has played the role of Captain Donald Cragen since the first episode of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” is leaving the series. This exit comes shortly after Richard Belzer left the series as Sergeant John Munch. Florek took to…

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RAY WISE Heads to “THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS”

Beware, Nikki Newman. Someone from your past is about to shake you to your core. TV LINE posted that Ray Wise will be joining CBS Daytime’s “The Young and the Restless” as Ian Ward, the former cult leader that Nikki and Paul Williams were once a part of. Over the last few months, specifically after…

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RYAN CARNES Returns as Lucas Jones on “GENERAL HOSPITAL”

With all the Lucas mentions in the town of Port Charles, it was bound to happen that he would be making an appearance soon, correct? Soaps in Depth confirms that Ryan Carnes will be returning to ABC Daytime’s “General Hospital” in the role of Lucas Jones, which he portrayed from 2004-2005 initially. Lucas, who is…

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THAAO PENGHLIS Returns to “GENERAL HOSPITAL”

Talk about a casting coup! Soap Opera Digest posted the news that Thaao Penghlis is returning to ABC Daytime’s “General Hospital” as Victor Cassadine. The character of Victor was last seen in 1981 as he was sent off to prison, thanks to both Robert Scorpio (Tristan Rogers) and Luke Spencer (Anthony Geary). Penghlis would later…

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