Days of our Lives stars dish Beyond Salem…a The Young and Restless alum becomes a first-time dad to twins… and Soap Hub schedules another fireside chat… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Soap Opera News: Talking DAYS: Beyond Salem
Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem made its Peacock debut, and everyone’s talking about it. Soap Hub chatted with Chandler Massey and Zach Tinker, who play Will and Sonny, about the spinoff. Plus, there’s an interview with DAYS fan-favorite Charles Shaughnessy (currently plays GH villain Victor Cassadine), who reprised his role as ISA agent Shane Donovan, reminiscing about his past on the soap.
Soap Opera News “The Voice”
Viewers have likely recognized the familiar voice introducing each episode of Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem is its longtime star Deidre Hall (Marlena). The actress was truly touched to have been chosen for the assignment.
Cheers to A DAYS Daytime Emmy Winner
Cady McClain, won a Daytime Emmy earlier this year for playing Jennifer, has been married to GH’s Jon Lindstrom (Kevin/Ryan) since 2014, and their love just keeps growing stronger. The actress who played Kelly on Y&R She had some wonderful words to share about her “great husband,” which you can read here. Plus, she reminisced about her long-ago guest spot on sitcom classic, Cheers.
Tamara Braun (Ava, DAYS) was stunned to learn about the tragic passing of Michael K. Williams, who portrayed Omar Little on The Wire. She truly admired the actor and delivered powerful words about him.
Y&R: Set Secrets
Melissa Ordway (Abby) has shot many a scene on one of The Young and the Restless’ most iconic sets. Here’s what she had to say about the Chancellor mansion.
Make Room for Daddy
Michael Graziadei (ex-Daniel, Y&R) is a brand new dad — times two! He shared photos of his adorable newborn babies, while some of his former castmates weighed in on the joyful news.
Around GH: We Love Lucy
General Hospital vet, Lynn Herring (Lucy) has a lot to say about her tenure on the soap and so much more. In an exclusive interview, she reflected on past Nurses Balls, her family, and life on the ranch.
Soap Opera News Of A Christmas Reunion
Cameron Mathison, who recently joined GH as the new Drew Cain, is reconnecting with 90210’s Jennie Garth for a new Hallmark holiday movie. The duo previously teamed up for the ABC Family movie, Holidaze.
More Soap Opera News From A Proud Papa
The Bold and the Beautiful’s Don Diamont (Bill; ex-Brad, Y&R; ex-Carlos, DAYS) is one of daytime’s proudest fathers, and he recently shared some big family news. Find out what’s happening in his sons’ lives.
In Other Soap News: Chat With Eva LaRue
Time to Chat
Soap Hub is hosting another fireside chat for its newsletter subscribers, and the guest of honor is actress Eva LaRue (ex-Maria, All My Children; ex-Celeste, Y&R). Mark your calendar for Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 7pm ET/4pm PT.