Days of our Lives fans will be getting a special Christmas present… Maurice Benard interviews General Hospital’s youngest fan… and looks back at some memorable moments and couplings … Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Soap Weekly News For DAYS: Christmas in Salem: The Movie
Days of our Lives is set to air a special holiday movie on Peacock — Days of our Lives: A Very Salem Christmas. Chandler Massey (Will) and Eileen Davidson (Kristen), among others, will star in the project that begins streaming on December 16. Check out the details here.
Lani’s world was thrown into a tailspin on DAYS when she learned her “Aunt” Paulina was really her mother. Actress Sal Stowers weighed in on the story turn that totally upended her character’s life.
A Look Back
On the heels of DAYS’ 56th anniversary, Mary Beth Evans (Kayla) looked back on her long and special tenure on the soap. You won’t want to miss what she had to say, nor the video montage she posted on Instagram of Steve and Kayla’s most memorable moments.
General Hospital: Checking into Port Charles
National Geographic photographer and author Joel Sartore brought his environmental art to Port Charles for an enlightening episode. Here’s what he had to say about his General Hospital appearance.
Meanwhile, Maurice Benard (Sonny) interviewed a unique guest on his YouTube show, State of Mind: 7-year-old Max Tomlin. The talented kid posts daily video recaps of General Hospital on Twitter and Instagram, as well as a weekly recap of WWE Smackdown.
This week’s Wellness Wednesday guest was GH’s Lisa LoCicero (Olivia). The actress discussed staying in shape and the importance of a healthy endocrine system.
Man with a Cause
Cameron Mathison (Drew, GH) honored his and his late mother Loretta’s battle with cancer when he hosted the Gateway for Cancer Research Gala. Find out how much was raised to battle the disease.
Wedding to Remember
It was 40 years ago that General Hospital aired Luke and Laura’s spectacular wedding with Elizabeth Taylor in attendance as Helena Cassadine. Here’s a look back at the daytime milestone.
The Bold and the Beautiful: The “Inside” Scoop
The Bold and the Beautiful’s Kimberlin Brown (Sheila) took fans on a tour of her dressing room inside the soap’s legendary studio complex. You can watch it here.
Life After Daytime
Former B&B and Y&R star Adrienne Frantz (ex-Amber) is living the good life these days. She just celebrated her 10-year wedding anniversary with Scott Bailey (ex-Sandy, Guiding Light), and she shared some big news about her family.
The Young and the Restless: State of the Art
Christian LeBlanc (Michael, The Young and the Restless) recently showcased some of his artwork, featuring familiar-looking subjects in unexpected settings. You can peruse all of it via his new website, Christian Le Blanc Art.
In Other Projects
Y&R alumna Mckenna Grace (ex-Faith) has co-written a sequel to a movie she previously starred in. Here’s everything we know about the project.
In Other Soap News: Sad Losses
Bergen Williams, who portrayed Quartermaine maid Big Alice, has passed away per her Twitter account now managed by her sister. The General Hospital community paid tribute to the talented actress.
Heath Freeman, best known for his roles on Bones and NCIS, has died at the age of 41. The actor was a close friend of GH star Kelly Monaco (Sam).