A daytime world loses another legend…The Bold and the Beautiful could be getting one of its leading men back full-time…And General Hospital’s Maurice Benard covers new ground on his YouTube podcast…Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.
The Bold and the Beautiful: More Wyatt?
Darin Brooks took to Instagram to report that the Apple TV series Amber Brown, on which he played Max, has been canceled. While it’s sad news for Brooks, it might be good news for fans of The Bold and the Beautiful who could be seeing more of the actor as Wyatt Spencer on the CBS soap.
A Sad Farewell
Condolences to Jennifer Finnigan (ex-Bridget Forrester, B&B) is mourning the loss of her husband Jonathan Silverman’s father, Rabbi Hillel Silverman. The actress paid tribute to the man she called “a true legend,” noting that he was “99 years young” and always “the life of the party.”
General Hospital: Covering New Ground
General Hospital’s Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos) is covering new ground on his YouTube video podcast, State Of Mind. The actor recently chatted with American Idol contestant, Adin Boyer, about living with Autism and the bullying that stems from the behavioral patterns that accompany it.
What A Drag
During a Coastal Entertainment fan Zoom gathering, Jon Lindstrom (Kevin/ex-Ryan Chamberlin) discussed his many years in daytime, specifically, his tenure on GH. He addressed questions about Kevin and Mac Scorpio’s [John J. York] memorable stint in drag and how didn’t want to do it initially.
Days of our Lives: Melinda’s World
Tina Huang, who plays Melinda Trask on Days of our Lives, opened up about her character on the soap’s YouTube channel. Find out her real opinion of the tough-as-nails DA.
Maryland native Victoria Grace (Wendy Shin, DAYS) travels back home whenever she gets the chance and particularly loves visiting Washington D.C. Find out which spots are her absolute favorite reported by Soap Hub weekly news.
In Other Soap Hub Weekly News: Loss of a Legend
Celebrated daytime star and Emmy winner star, Elizabeth Hubbard, best known for her role as Lucinda Walsh on As the World Turns, has passed away. The actress was 89.
Martha Byrne (ex-Lily, As the World Turns), who played Hubbard’s daughter, is set to take part in a Soap Hub fireside chat to pay tribute to the late great actress on Tuesday, April 18, at 7 pm ET/4 pm PT…Here’s how you can be a part of it.