A General Hospital “death” may be greatly exaggerated; a brave Days of our Lives actress gets candid; and a daytime icon passes away… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Soap Opera News: “Dead,” But Not Gone
Franco might be “dead” and in a hospital morgue locker, but actor Roger Howarth is staying on General Hospital. He explains what’s going down here.
Chad Brannon, who’s returning to GH as Zander, had nothing but praise for this co-star. Find out who it is.
Brave Actress Speaks Out
Linsey Godfrey (Sarah, Days of our Lives; ex-Caroline, The Bold and the Beautiful) opened up about a “very scary” subject: mental health. Her words are brave and powerful, and a must-read.
Meet Y&R Heavy
Desperate Housewives vet Richard Burgi has joined The Young and the Restless as heavy Ashland Locke. Check out seven facts about the talented actor.
The latest Nielsen ratings are in for the daytime soaps. See how your favorite show fared among the pack.
A Meeting to Remember
It’s not just fans who get excited about meeting their favorite soap actors. Head writer Ron Carlivati got to meet new Days of our Lives cast member Jackée Harry (Paulina) and it left him in awe.
Farewell to an Icon
Gil Rogers, who created memorable roles on Guiding Light (ex-Hawk) and All My Children (ex-Ray), passed away at the age of 87. See what Kim Zimmer (ex-Reva, GL) had to say about her former co-star.
Remembering Her Father
March marks the birth month of late YR and BB creator William J. Bell. In honor of the occasion his actress daughter, Lauralee Bell (Chris, Y&R), paid special tribute to her dad.
Two popular daytime leading men, Maurice Benard (Sonny, GH) and Patrick Muldoon (ex-Austin, DAYS) are set to star in a new feature film. Soap Hub has the details on The Legitimate Wise Guy.
Alyvia Alyn Lind (Faith, YR) has been cast as a teen lead in Chucky, a new series set to air on the USA Network and Syfy. Meanwhile, Lind’s TV brother, Robert Adamson (Noah), has nabbed a guest spot on be the FX hit, Dave.
Chrishell Stause (ex-Jordan, DAYS) made a promise to fans, and she delivered. Read the latest news on her Netflix series, Selling Sunset.
Victor Alfieri (ex-Franco, DAYS; ex-Giovanni, BB) is starring in the new film, My Secret Billionaire. He plays a super-rich ex-playboy, who’s hiding his wealth in hopes of finding true love and happiness. Read his interview with Soap Hub here.
Sean Kanan, who played Deacon on BB and YR, as well as A.J. on General Hospital and Mike Barnes in The Karate Kid Part III movie, has written a new book, Way of the Cobra. It’s all about learning how to release your full potential.
Bold New Look
Zoe’s world is in a state of flux on BB, so what better time for actress Kiara Barnes to debut a whole new look. She shared her first photo with her new short hairdo.
Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea, YR) recently discovered she has a double out there on the social media front. But it’s all in good fun.
Taking care of your mind, body, and spirit during the pandemic can be key to getting through it. That’s why Cynthia Watros (Nina, GH) is urging fans to join her yoga class.
Joyce Guy is all about supporting others just like her GH character, Phyllis. That’s why she gave a shout-out to her niece ‘Nay’ Cohen and her new product line, EAJAA Body Care.
Here’s to Women
BB mother-daughter team Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke) and Ashley Jones (Bridget) had some inspiring words to share on National Women’s Day. Check out what they had to say about all the hard working mothers out there.
The Mom Squad
GH’s Emme Rylan (ex-Lulu) has been basking in the sound of silence. Find out the simple thing that made her parental dream come true. Meanwhile, Emily Wilson (ex-Ellie, GH) had some happy news to share with her fans.
Longtime GH pals Kin Shriner (Scott) and John Stamos (ex-Blackie) got into it on Twitter. Here’s what their friendly “feud” was all about.