A late-night host and a rapper are heading to The Bold and the Beautiful…The Young and the Restless lands a primetime special…And General Hospital endures another big loss…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: Bold Special Guests
James Corden and Lil Nas X will both be popping up on The Bold and the Beautiful in the not-too-distant future. Read on to find out what happened during the filming of their appearance.
Boy on the Move
Henry Joseph Samiri has been doing double duty as Douglas Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful and Jasper Ward on Freeform’s The Watchful Eye. The young actor spoke to Soap Hub weekly news about landing the primetime gig.
Name That Superhero
Lawrence Saint-Victor plays the heroic Carter Walton on B&B, a bona fide good guy. But can you guess who his all-time favorite superhero is?
The Young and the Restless: Going Primetime
CBS and Paramount + celebrate The Young and the Restless’s 50th Anniversary on Primetime on “The Young and the Restless 50th Anniversary Celebration, An Entertainment Tonight Special.” Fans can expect to see special footage, interviews, and never-seen-before footage from the vaults of “Entertainment Tonight” vault. Find out when and where you can watch here.
Meanwhile, devout fans of Y&R have the chance to bid on a piece of memorabilia from the CBS soap with a portion of the proceeds going to a worthy cause. Check out the details here.
Y&R’s Michael Mealor (Kyle Abbott) is officially off the market. The actor wed his longtime girlfriend, Sasha, who posted a beautiful photo from the event.
Genoa City Ladies
Veronica Redd recently reprised her role as former Abbott housekeeper Maime Johnson on Y&R and chatted with Soap Hub weekly news about it. Barbara Crampton, who also returned as Leanna Love, shared her experience, too, as well as how she handled relocating to Los Angeles from San Francisco.
Meanwhile, Victoria Rowell took to Instagram to weigh in on the impact her character, the late Drucilla Winters, had on viewers. Check out what she had to say.
Eric Braeden (Victor Newman, Y&R) updated fans on his recent medical woes on social media. The actor promised he’d be back in the saddle soon…with a vengeance!”
General Hospital: A Loss
General Hospital is mourning another loss. Beloved producer, N’neka Garland, has died at the age of 49. Castmembers, including Laura Wright (Carly Spencer), shared their memories of the woman the actress called “a shining star.”
GH’s Jon Lindstrom (Kevin Chamberlin, ex-Ryan Chamberlin) has had many challenging days portraying the vastly different twin characters. He spoke to Soap Hub weekly news about how he unwinds after a hard day on the job.
A Memory of Mo
Carolyn Hennesy (Diane Miller) recounted an unforgettable moment from her GH past, an early scene opposite Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos), during a recent Coastal Entertainment fan Zoom Gathering. It has a backstory she’ll never forget that you’ll want to read about.
In other Maurice Benard news, the actor had fitness expert and best-selling author Clark Bartram on the latest episode of his video podcast, State Of Mind. Bartram discussed the book he wrote that “was born from the darkest moment” in his life.
Days of our Lives: About Jada
Days of our Lives’ Elia Cantu discussed all things Jada Hunter during a special clip on the soap’s YouTube page. Here’s what she had to say.