Bold and The Beautiful Comings and Goings

Soap Opera Comings and Goings: Crossovers, Big Returns, and a Sad Exit

There’s a lot of casting news as ghostly appearances, big star returns, and a host of others changes happen this coming week.

Who’s coming and who’s going from the soap opera casts of The Bold and the Beautiful (BB), Days of our Lives (DAYS), General Hospital (GH), and The Young and the Restless (YR)?

Soap Opera Casting For The Week of September 26, 2022

Here’s a list of the top exit and entrance news from all four daytime dramas. Find out if any of your favorite performers from yesteryear are returning to the shows you follow, or if any new actors or actresses have been cast in contract, recurring, or day-player roles.

The Bold and the Beautiful

The CBS daytime crossover continues. This week Melody Thomas Scott brings The  Young and the Restless’ Nikki Newman to The Bold and the Beautiful. The actress will share scenes with former onscreen husband Deacon Sharpe (Sean Kanan) on Monday, September 26.

The Talk’s Chi-Lan Lieu plays CPS Officer #1 and Johnny Rosales plays CPS Officer #2 on Tuesday, September 27  and Wednesday, September 28. 

Steve Richard Harris debuts as Walter Barnes on Thursday, September 29. He also airs on Friday, September 30. The actor’s daytime past includes the role of Zak Wilder on Another World (1997 to 1999), Seth Anderson on One Life to Live (2002 to 2003), and Aidan on The Young and the Restless (2009).

The Young and the Restless

After a long absence, Michael Graziadei is heading back to The Young and the Restless as Daniel Romalotti, Phyllis Summers (Michelle Stafford) and Danny Romalotti’s (Michael Damian) son. The actor originally played DanIel from 2004 to 2013, briefly returning in 2016. There’s no word yet as to how long he’ll be on the canvas. 

Trevor St. John (ex-Victor Lord Jr., One Life to Live) returns to the soap world this week. He’s set to play a character whose identity is being kept top secret and will debut on Wednesday, September 28.

Days of our Lives

Some old favorites and a pair of newcomers are heading to Days of our Lives in the upcoming weeks; all of whom appeared in the soap’s fall preview. 

This week, Marci Miller resurfaces as the late Abigail Deveraux DiMera. She’ll appear as a vision in emotional scenes opposite Chad DiMera (Billy Flynn) and Jennifer Horton Deveraux (Cady McClain).

Kyle Lowder is back for another visit as Rex Brady, too. The character returns to Salem to visit his ailing mother, Kate Roberts (Lauren Koslow).

Among the other big returns will be Roark Critchlow, remembered as Mike Horton, later this month. And Lamon Archey is slated to make a special holiday visit as Eli Grant. 

Meanwhile, on the newcomer front, Victoria Grace and Tanner Stine, who made their debuts in the second installment of Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem, will be joining the mother soap this month. Grace portrays Wendy Shin, Li Shin’s (Remington Hoffman) sister. Stine plays Joey Johnson, Steve Johnson (Stephen Nichols) and Kayla Brady Johnson’s (Mary Beth Evans) son. The character was previously portrayed by James Lastovic. 

General Hospital

Max Decker is back on the General Hospital scene as Johann, Victor Cassadine’s (Charles Shaughnessy) trusted bodyguard airs this week. 

On the exit front, Johnny Wactor made his final appearance as Brando Corbin, stunning fans. His character died after being attacked by the hook-wielding killer terrorizing Port Charles. Wactor began his stint as Sonny Corinthos’s (Maurice Benard) cousin back in January 2020. 

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