General Hospital is rocked by three exits, a “Cin” reunion is in the works at Days of Our Lives, and an actress celebrates The Young and The Restless… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Soap Opera News: The Big Bang!
The Floating Rib explosion claimed the lives of two leading men on General Hospital. Mark Lawson reached out to fans after his demise as Dustin, while Ashton Arbab said a special goodbye after exiting as Dev.
Meanwhile, Emme Rylan, who tragically landed in a coma as Lulu, kept things light as she departed the soap, chatting about her character’s hair. Rylan also warned fans about a fake Facebook page in her name.
… And Other Goodbyes
Asante Jones is taking over the role of Taggert from Real Andrews. But is it a permanent move?
Speaking of Andrews, Maurice Benard (Sonny) chatted with his GH nemesis on the latest episode of his YouTube show, State of Mind. You won’t want to miss what they had to say.
A “Cin” Reunion
In an exclusive interview with Soap Hub, Days of Our Lives Robert Scott Wilson (Ben) addressed Victoria Konefal’s pending return as Ciara and Cin’s “never-ending love story.” Yes, fans. There’s still hope.
Hunter King (Summer) helped The Young and the Restless celebrate a milestone — 12,000 episodes — with a special look back at the CBS soap. Hint: it’s one of her favorite fashion looks as Summer.
On the Move
Missing DAYS’ Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami)? The actress can be seen in the new Hallmark movie Good Morning Christmas.
As for Paul Telfer (Xander, DAYS), he can be heard in a new project. He’s been cast alongside John Malkovich (The New Pope) and others in Unsinkable, described as “an audio movie event.”
The Numbers Game
How did your favorite soap fare in the weekly ratings race? We’ve got a report on the latest numbers.
Some Gruesome Highlights
Getting stabbed as GH’s Brad Cooper is apparently no big deal for actor Parry Shen. You’ll understand why when you watch the highlight reel of some of his other gruesome onscreen encounters.
DAYS fans missing Peter Reckell (ex-Bo) can hear him sing this holiday season. He’s featured on the new Christmas album Joy. Also, The Bold and the Beautiful alum Ronn Moss (ex-Ridge) has released the classic Hallelujah.
How did the stars of GH celebrate Thanksgiving this year? With smaller gatherings, but just as much love. Check out their messages here.
For A Good Cause
DAYS’ Stephen Nichols (Steve) and Mary Beth Evans (Kayla) hosted a Zoom event today to raise money for the Midnight Mission. Afterward, Nichols thanked fans for their generosity.
The digital drama Studio City is gearing up for its second season. Sarah Brown (ex-Carly, GH; ex-Agnes, B&B), who stars in the series, shared some video from behind the scenes.
Jacob Young (ex-Rick, BB) is launching a podcast. Sound On!! Real Conversations with Jacob Young will focus on mental health.
A Sad Farewell
Artist Sandy Dvore, the man behind the signature logo for The Young and the Restless (YR) passed away. He was 86 years old.