Five writers axed at The Young and the Restless… a General Hospital alumna shares some secrets about Maurice Benard… And a happy married soap duo reveals the couple that inspires them… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.
The Young and the Restless: Writing Shift
Five breakdown writers have been let go at The Young and the Restless. According to published reports, the soap has decided to “streamline” production. Find out what that means for head writer and executive producer Josh Griffith.
King and Queen… for a Day
Y&R co-stars Christian Le Blanc (Michael Baldwin) and Catherine Bach (Anita Lawson) celebrated Mardi Gras together ahead of Fat Tuesday. The duo was dubbed King and Queen of The Krewe of Gumbo’s 2023 inaugural parade in Sacramento, California.
General Hospital: Port Charles Pairs
During a live chat with fans via Coastal Entertainment Vanessa Marcil (ex-Brenda Barrett, GH) fielded a question about what fans would be surprised to know about Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos). Marcil gave some insight into her co-star and longtime friend. Check out what she had to say here at Soaph Hub weekly news.
Move over, Holly Sutton (Emma Samms). GH has been toying with a new love interest for Robert Scorpio – the divine Diane Miller. Actress Carolyn Hennesy offered her thoughts on the surprise pairing and working with actor Tristan Rogers.
This month marks John J. York’s 32nd anniversary as GH’s Mac Scorpio. The actor reflected on his first day on the job on location at San Pedro harbor, where things were wild and watery and he almost drowned!
Talking to Mo
GH’s Maurice Benard chatted with social media sensation Kountry Wayne, AKA Wayne Colley, on his weekly YouTube video podcast, State Of Mind. Find out how faith led Wayne to Hollywood.
The Bold and the Beautiful: Secret to Their Success
Darin Brooks (Wyatt Spencer, The Bold and the Beautiful) and Kelly Kruger (ex-MacKenzie Browning, Y&R) are one of daytime’s happiest real-life duos, but who is their inspiration? Kruger cited her in-laws, who have been married for over 50 years.
B&B’s Sean Kanan (Deacon Sharpe) has some hard and fast rules for staying in tip-top shape that he shared with Soap Hub weekly news. And, sorry, it most definitely does not involve any “cheat” days.