General Hospital pulls a unique recast… Susan Lucci faces a health scare… Shemar Moore celebrates a milestone and more. Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Checking Into General Hospital: Sister Swap
What’s a soap to do when an actress needs to take some time off? General Hospital turned a popular leading lady’s sister to fill her shoes.
GH writer Michelle Val Jean paid tribute to a storyline and feature interview that she played a major part in 24 years ago: Elizabeth Webber’s rape. It seems the plot was tied to the scribe’s own real-life harrowing ordeal.
In an exclusive interview with Soap Hub, John J. York discussed the storyline that had General Hospital fans on the edge of their seats, Mac Scorpio’s brush with death, and the happy reason he’s enjoying more air time.
DAYS: Fan Girling
While appearing on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen, Chrishell Stause (ex-Jordan, Days) got to meet one of her favorite stars: Sarah Jessica Parker. And she readily admitted she was star-struck and totally freaking out.
A Special Bond
Kevin Spirtas (Craig, Days of our Lives) has a very special bond with one of his co-stars. Read all about his offscreen relationship with TV daughter, Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe) in the Soap Hub weekly news wrap.
Melissa Reeves’s (Jennifer, DAYS) and Scott Reeves’s (ex-Ryan, Y&R) adventure as grandparents is about to take another turn. Here’s what we know about the new baby they’ll be welcoming to their family this summer.
The Bold and the Beautiful: Getting to Know You
The Young and the Restless: Milestone for Malcolm
The Young and the Restless alum Shemar Moore (ex-Malcolm) just celebrated a major primetime milestone on S.W.A.T. Find out what it is here.
Getting To Know The New Ashland
Meanwhile, The Young and the Restless has brought Robert Newman aboard as the new Ashland Locke. Check out these seven facts about the daytime veteran.
Centered and Fit
This week’s Wellness Wednesday featured a chat with Y&R’s Cait Fairbanks (Tessa). The actress reveals the routine that keeps her centered and fit with Soap Hub weekly news.
In Other Soap Weekly News: Surgery for Susan
Daytime icon Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane, All My Children) recently had a big health scare. Here are the details on the surgery she had to undergo again.
Valentine’s Day Love
It was a very happy Valentine’s Day for a slew of daytime stars, many of whom shared their experiences via social media. Here’s a collection of some of their gushy tributes to the ones they love.
Remembering A Life Lost
Days alumna Jean Bruce Scott (ex-Jessica) went on to have a successful primetime career, including a run on the Jan-Michael Vincent series Airwolf. The actress recently wrote an emotional tribute to the late heartthrob.