Popular Days of our Lives actress finally heading home…General Hospital’s Drew’s alive and a daytime vet will be playing him…and an array of soap stars share joyous baby news. Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Soap Opera News: Happy DAYS — Reeves Heading Home
Days of our Lives fan favorite Melissa Reeves is returning as Jennifer Horton Deveraux. Here’s when she’s expected to arrive.
Talking EJ Rage
Dan Feuerriegel weighed in on EJ’s reaction to Sami’s cheating with Lucas Horton. Plus, he warned viewers that his character’s “darker side” would be emerging.
Reports of Peter Reckell’s return to DAYS as Bo Brady are not true. Here’s how all the misinformation got started.
General Hospital Updates — Bye-Bye Genie…For Now
GH’s Laura will be MIA for a while. Actress Genie Francis is taking some time off for a summer vacation.
Cameron Mathison’s General Hospital role has officially been revealed: it’s the back-from-the-dead Drew Cain. But what does the actor feel “a little bit scary” about?
The Price Of Fame
Meanwhile, GH’s Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos) chatted with Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady DiMera, DAYS) on his YouTube show, State of Mind. Sweeney talked about the highs and lows of fame, including body shaming in Hollywood.
Tribute To A Legend
Following the passing of Stuart Damon, GH aired a montage of the actor. The clips paid homage to his 30-year run as Alan Quartermaine.
Over At B&B — Siblings Reconnect
B&B alum Jacob Young (ex-Rick) had former TV brother, Ronn Moss (ex-Ridge) on his Real Conversations podcast. The duo discussed a variety of topics, including the popular Player hit, Baby Come Back.
Moving On Up
The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless both saw a positive bump in the ratings. Find out which story twists precipitated the moves.
Soap Opera News: Babies ‘R’ Us
Big Baby news for a pair of B&B stars. Darin Brooks (Wyatt) and his wife, Kelly Kruger (ex-Mac, Y&R), are expecting their second child, while Karla Mosley (ex-Maya) just gave birth to another daughter.
Also, GH alumna Hayley Erin (ex-Kiki) is a new mom, too — times two. The actress just welcomed twin girls.
Y&R — A Sad Loss
Condolences to Y&R vet Jess Walton (Jill). The actress just lost her beloved husband John James.
Camryn Grimes (Mariah, Y&R) opened up her social media account to questions from fans. Find out where her fake pregnancy belly rates among her favorite wardrobe items.
Michelle Stafford (Phyllis, Y&R) is taking a break from the news and social media for two weeks. Will it change her life for the better?
Soap Opera News — Chatting With Your Faves
Soap Hub chatted with a slew of actors. Eric Martsolf (Eric, DAYS) revealed some fun things you likely never knew about him, while GH’s Sydney Mikayla discussed all things Trina and newcomer Nicholas Alexander Chavez, who plays Spencer.
Katelyn MacMullen (Willow, GH) took part in a fun Q&A, too. The actress reflected on a number of topics and revealed what the COVID-19 quarantine taught her about herself.
Wondering whatever happened to Hank Cheyne, remembered as Scott LaSalle/Love on Another World and Ricardo Torres on Sunset Beach? Soap Hub caught up with the daytime vet.