Popular DiMera heading back to Salem; The Young and the Restless planning a casting switcheroo; and a GH actress shares triumphant news… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Soap Opera News: DiMera Return
The hottest soap rumor has EJ DiMera finally returning to Salem on Days of our Lives. But who’ll be playing the popular character?
And in anticipation of the character’s return, here’s a crash course on all things EJ. Can you recall what his claim to fame was when he first arrived in Salem?
Alyvia Alyn Lind is leaving The Young and the Restless, but Faith Newman isn’t going anywhere. Meet actress Reylynn Caster who’ll be taking over the role.
Speaking of Faith, the character’s recent car accident inspired a special PSA from Joshua Morrow (Nick). He spoke out about the dangers of drinking and driving.
Days of our Lives Marci Miller (Abigail) is a brand new mom. Soap Hub has all the details about her beautiful baby girl.
Emily Wilson (ex-Ellie, GH) and her hubby, actor Adhir Kalyan, are first-time parents, too. The pair are beaming over their bundle of joy. Former co-star Hayley Erin announced on April Fool’s Day (but no foolin’ here) that she’s expecting!
Veteran writer Sally Sussman Morina chatted with Soap Hub about the ground-breaking soap, Generations. She also addressed the possibility of the show’s revival.
Sharon Case (Sharon, YR), who guested on a few episodes of Beverly Hills 90210, chatted with series stars Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling on their podcast 90210MG. Here’s what she had to say.
Time to Celebrate
It’s been three years since Michael Mealor joined YR as Kyle Abbott. The actor is thankful for “every single second” and toasting his daytime anniversary.
Meanwhile, first-time mom Elizabeth Hendrickson (Chloe, YR) is celebrating a special occasion, too. .It’s her daughter JoJo’s first birthday.
Desperate Housewives alumna Eva Longoria paid tribute to her daytime roots. Namely, her run as the devious Isabella on The Young and the Restless
Ashley Jones (Bridget, BB; Parker, GH) and Alicia-Leigh Willis (ex-Courtney, GH) are co-starring in a Lifetime movie thriller. Here’s everything you need to know about Saving My Daughter.
Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis, GH) revealed a double dose of good news about her husband-to-be, Richard Smith. He’s just released his first commercial song in six years and survived a major health battle.
Risa Dorken (Amy, GH), who’s bravely acknowledged her mental health issues, spoke out on behalf of World Bipolar Day. Meanwhile, co-star Cassandra James (Terry) and GH commemorated International Transgender Day of Visibility.