The Daytime Emmys are set to air on primetime again…The Young and the Restless welcomes back a popular leading man… And General Hospital stars hit the talk show circuit to publicize their milestone anniversary…Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.
Daytime Goes Primetime
The Daytime Emmys will be televised in primetime again this year, specifically on CBS. Mark your calendars for Friday, June 16.
The Young and the Restless: Showdown with Shemar
S.W.A.T. star Shemar Moore is returning to his daytime roots on The Young and the Restless. Here’s everything we know about his upcoming visit as Malcolm Winters.
Zach Tinker, who recently popped up as Fenmore Baldwin on Y&R and just finished a stint as Sonny Kiriakis on Days of our Lives, reflected on his latest stint on the CBS soap. The actor got candid about a missed opportunity he would have liked to explore on screen.
Y&R viewers witnessed a prickly exchange between Veronica Redd’s Mamie Johnson and Jess Walton’s Jill Abbott during the show’s 50th-anniversary gala. Soap Hub weekly news chatted with Redd about the characters’ rivalry. Plus, the actress weighed in about the groundbreaking role she played on The Jeffersons.
General Hospital: Celebration Time
General Hospital’s Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos) and Finola Hughes (Anna Devane) flew to New York to appear on an array of talk shows promoting the soap’s 60th anniversary. We’ve got clips and highlights from all of them here.
Meanwhile, here’s a look back at GH’s six-decade run on ABC. Do you remember any of these iconic moments?
Having A Ball
GH hosted another Nurses’ Ball, which gives cast members a chance to show off their other talents. Evan Hofer, who plays Dex Heller, chatted with Soap Hub weekly news about his musical ability heading into the festivities.
Jon Lindstrom (Kevin Collins, GH) reflected on his long career on Twitter, including his first speaking role as an actor. It was in the TV movie, The Facts of Life Go To Paris.
GH’s Maurice Benard welcomed actress, producer, writer, podcaster, and stand-up comedian Aida Rodriguez to his YouTube video podcast, State Of Mind. The pair covered a lot of ground dealing with subjects Rodriguez featured in her HBO Max Special, Fighting Words.
The Bold and the Beautiful: Dallas Days
As primetime supersoap Dallas celebrates its 45th Anniversary, one of its most popular stars reflected on his years as the heroic, Bobby Ewing, one TV’s most popular heroes. Check out what Patrick Duffy, who now recurs as Stephen Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful, had to say to Soap Hub weekly news.
In Other Soap Hub Weekly News: Comedy Debut
Michael Maloney, Soap Hub’s Senior West Coast Editor, made his stand-up comedy debut at the Ice House Comedy Club in Pasadena, CA. Some of his industry pals showed up to support him. Check out the pictures here.