Three leading ladies celebrate milestones and one gets a special episode… a General Hospital actress flees her burning home… Soap legend Eric Braeden opens up on Maurice Benard’s podcast and more. Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.
General Hospital: Laura’s Legacy
General Hospital just taped its milestone 15,000th episode. It will focus on Genie Francis’ unforgettable reign as Laura.
GH’s Kelly Monaco (Sam) endured a Friday the 13th tragedy. Her Sherman Oaks house caught fire, but, luckily, she escaped unharmed.
During a General Hospital Fantasy Events Zoom, Parry Shen (Brad) and Kelly Thiebaud (Britt) fielded questions from fans. Shen had some interesting things to say about his character’s new mob ties.
GH’s Maurice Benard (Sonny) welcomed a daytime icon on his YouTube podcast, State of Mind. Check out his conversation with Eric Braeden (Victor, Y&R).
Evan Hofer has joined the GH cast as Dex, a guy who approached Sonny Corinthos for a job. Here are seven facts about the daytime newcomer, reported by Soap Hub weekly news.
Small Star, Big Role
Easton Rocket Sweda (Leo, GH) has nabbed a major role in the new Greg Kinnear family comedy film. The young actor shared the news on social media.
Days of our Lives: Special Delivery
Days of our Lives’ Jen Lilley (ex-Theresa), and her husband Jason Wayne have welcomed a fourth child to their family. Here are all the details about their beautiful baby girl.
DAYS posted another cut scene to its YouTube, which you can watch here. It features Raven Bowens (Chanel) and Lucas Adams (Tripp) fretting over the then-possessed Allie.
The Young and the Restless: Sister Celebration
The Young and the Restless tossed a set-side party for vets Beth Maitland (Traci) and Eileen Davidson (Ashley) to commemorate their 40-year anniversary portraying the Abbott sisters. Check out the pictures and Lauralee Bell’s (Christine) comments about the beloved twosome.
About That Wedding
Camryn Grimes (Mariah) sat down with Soap Hub to offer insight into Mariah and Tessa’s wedding on The Young and the Restless, teases Soap Hub weekly news. You can read her interview here.
A Time to Remember
Y&R’s Jess Walton (Jill) shared her surprising connection to a tearjerker episode of This Is Us. It points back to an incredible time in her musical past.
The Bold and the Beautiful: Travel and Wellness
A pair of B&B stars were the guests for this week’s travel and wellness features. John McCook (Eric) shared stories about his many trips across the globe, while Sean Kanan (Deacon) delved into the shifts he’s made for optimum health and fitness.
In Other Soap Hub Weekly News: Emmy Talk
Y&R’s Jordi Vilasuso (ex-Rey) and Ptosha Storey (Naya) chatted with Soap Hub about their Daytime Emmy Awards nominations. Both actors revealed their feelings regarding the honor and what scenes were on the reels they submitted to Soap Hub weekly news.
Meanwhile, The Bold and the Beautiful’s Ted King discussed receiving his first Daytime Emmy nom for the role as Jack Finnegan. The actor also shared a funny story about the time he got locked out of the soap ceremony.
A Martinez, remembered as Cruz Castillo on Santa Barbara, revealed some big news about the former NBC show. There’s a special reunion in the works and a number of the show’s cast members will be attending.