BB’s big return hits a snag, a DAYS star is on the mend at home, and a GH leading man contemplates going gray… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Soap Opera News: BB Return and Setback
The Bold and the Beautiful resumed taping, following the COVID -19 shutdown, and got one show in the can, but then had to temporarily stop to implement more safety measures. Once the soap is back, however, it will keep the romance alive, and here’s how.
Maurice Benard’s (Sonny, General Hospital) gone salt and pepper in the hair and beard department since the stay at home order went into effect. You can weigh in on his new look here.
Home and Healing
Good news for daytime favorite Judi Evans (ex-Adrienne/Bonnie, Days of Our Lives). The actress is home recuperating following a horse-riding accident and scary battle with the coronavirus.
Another Week, Another Tribute
Following five episodes devoted to all things Sonny (Maurice Benard) and Carly (Laura Wright), GH is honoring another twosome. Get ready for a week of Sam (Kelly Monaco) and Jason (Steve Burton) love.
Look Who’s Talking
Dominic Zamprogna (ex-Dante, GH) and Michael Muhney (ex-Adam, The Young and the Restless) can be seen in two new short films. The actors chatted with Soap Hub about their new projects, and we’ve got details on how you can watch them.
There’s also an interview with Paul Telfer about his evolution as Xander Kiriaskis on Days. Specifically, how he went from henchman to leading man.
With BB airing retro episodes, Darin Brooks (Wyatt) spoke out about his past days on the CBS soap and what he’s learned from Rena Sofer (Quinn). Plus, the actor shared how he’s bonding with his new daughter, Everleigh.
Who’s That Girl?
Want to know more about the daytime newcomer who’s stormed into Salem as Lucas (Bryan R. Dattilo) and Sami’s (Alison Sweeney) teenage daughter, Allie, on DAYS? Check out these facts about Lindsay Arnold.
Meanwhile, Stacy Haiduk is back for a visit as DAYS’ Kristen. But will she be sticking around?
Stars from YR and GH gathered to show their support for the All Black Lives Matter movement. See which of your favorites attended the peaceful LA Protest. Plus, a group of BB castmates took part in a 5K walk to raise funds for the Los Angeles Union Rescue Mission.
YR cast members are really missing each other and posted some photos to prove it. Check out their memorable moments together.
Baby on the Way
Adrienne Frantz (ex-Amber, BB and YR) was a day away from giving birth to her second child. So she celebrated with her family and a Slurpee pizza party.
Supporting Her Mom
Chrishell Stause (ex-Jordan, DAYS) spent some quality time with her mother, who’s battling cancer, and the two shared a well-needed laugh. It involved a wig, a hair flip and a classic soap line.
Reasons to Celebrate
Happy anniversary to Stephen Nichols. The actor made his debut as Steve “Patch” Johnson on Days some 35 years ago.
Linsey Godfrey (Sarah, DAYS) Godfrey took to Instagram to wish her daughter, Aleda, a happy sixth birthday, while Kirsten Storms (Maxie, GH) celebrated her daughter Harper’s kindergarten graduation.
Longtime soap vet Vincent Irizarry traveled back East for a special occasion. His son, Elias, just graduated high school.
Kimberlin Brown’s (ex-Sheila, YR and BB) real-life family is about to expand. Her son, Nicholas, is engaged to be married.
Love Is in the Air
Demi Lovato spent “an amazing weekend” at Joshua Tree with her beau Max Ehrich (ex-Fenmore, YR). She shared the romantic details and photos on Instagram.
Donny Boaz (Chance, YR) takes his uncle duties very seriously. He posted a photo of himself with his niece, Mackenzie, who he calls his “little angel.”
All Grown Up
My how she’s grown. Brooklyn Rae Silzer has been playing GH’s Emma Scorpio Drake since she was just a tyke. Check out her GH identification tags, past and present.
Michael E. Knight (Martin, GH) sent co-star James Patrick Stuart (Valentin) a birthday gift basket from one of his favorite NYC eateries. Find out which one and what treats it included.
A Man and a Song
BB alum Ronn Moss (Ridge) may not be acting on soaps anymore, but he’s still making beautiful music. He just released video footage of his new song, Dreaming in Color.