Beloved General Hospital vet passes, Days of Our Lives set to air powerful flashback, and rave reviews for a star of 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: Farewell to a Legend
Several actors around the daytime shared their thoughts on Reilly’s passing. Among them, co-star Jackie Zeman (Bobbie) penned a special tribute.
DAYS to Air Powerful Flashback
A powerful flashback of Allie’s rape is scheduled to air on Days of Our Lives. Read the details in this exclusive Soap Hub interview.
Plus, two actors involved in the explosive Days storyline speak about their roles in it. Here’s what Mike Manning (Charlie) and Lucas Adams (Tripp) had to say about the explosive plot.
Praise for Morgan
The Young and the Restless’ Mishael Morgan (Amanda/ex-Hilary) thanked fans for their “heartfelt comments,” following scenes where Amanda met her birth mother. Social media was abuzz with praise for the talented actress.
Actors from All My Children, One Life to Live, and General Hospital will reunite, next month, for a one-night concert event. Here’s what you need to know about ABC Daytime: Back on Broadway.
The Name Game
DAYS Lindsay Arnold (Allie) shares the same name as a Dancing With the Stars pro. And she’s mistaken for her all the time.
Do expectant moms watch GH? It seems the 2020 top baby names list featured two kids’ names from the soap
Maurice Benard (Sonny, GH) has posted some social media photos displaying a whole new look — silver hair and beard to match. But what do fans think of it?
Plus, Benard and Lisa LoCicero (Olivia) have taken TV son Dominic Zamprogna to task for his new disheveled look as Dante. You’ll want to watch their comedy parody.
The Ratings Race
The latest ratings numbers are in for the soaps. Find out which show came out on top.
In Other Projects
Lauralee Bell (Christine) is set to appear in two upcoming Lifetime movies: Ruby and Pearl In The Mist. Both as slated to air in March.
Loren Lott (ex-Ana, YR) has wrapped up her very first film. She plays Amber in the film, Favorite Son, which was directed by Robin Givens.
Jacob Young (ex-Ric, BB) is set to feature a very special guest on his podcast about mental well-being. It’s Mary Wilson of The Supremes.
Experiences, Onscreen and Off
Donna Mills chatted with Soap Hub about her stint as Madeline Reeves on GH a couple of years back. Plus, she explained how different the experience was from working on Love is a Many Splendored Thing in the 1970s.
Kelly Kruger (ex- Mac, Y&R) revealed her thoughts on balancing her career, busy home life, and being a new mom — and what she learned during the bizarre year that was 2020.
Pleas, Causes, and Thoughts
Michael Muhney, remembered as Adam on YR, took to social media to make a personal plea. One of his family members is facing a health battle related to COVID-19.
Melissa Ordway (Abby, YR) is bringing awareness to a special cause, human trafficking prevention. She’s partnered with a company dedicated to empowering at-risk girls in foster care and ending exploitation.
YR alumna Noemi Gonzalez (ex-Mia) shared her thoughts about surviving during these challenging times.
A Sad Farewell
Peter Mark Richman, remembered as Blake Carrington’s lawyer on Dynasty and the first CC Capwell on Santa Barbara, has died. He was 93.