The DAYS cast is returning to work; GH makes rating strides, and new gigs for three daytime stars. Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Soap Opera News: Return to Salem
After a two-month break, Days of Our Lives is heading back into production at its Burbank studios. Soap Hub has the cast and crew’s return date. But, remember, the show is still more than half a year ahead on taping.
Back Together Again
Stephen Nichols and Mary Beth haven’t reunited onscreen as Steve and Kayla, but they have off. But why did it happen under a tangerine tree? Find out here.
General Hospital has been firing on cylinders of late, and the show’s ratings have reflected it — especially in one key demographic. With the writers paying attention to the show’s history and speeding up storytelling, is it any wonder?
A New Look for Brooke?
Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke, The Bold and the Beautiful) is eagerly awaiting a new custom made sweatshirt that pays tribute — in a totally insulting way — to her daytime alter ego
Sharing with Fans
Michelle Stafford (Phyllis, The Young and the Restless) loves her fans. So she posted a note of gratitude thanking them for being part of her life
Lamon Archey (Eli) loves to make DAYS fans laugh. That’s why he shared two hilarious bloopers from the soap.
A Man and His Guitar
General Hospital’s Marcus Coloma (Nikolas) took to Instagram to share some videos of himself tooling around on his guitar and singing. Be sure to check them out. You’ll see a new side of the new Nikolas.
Soap News: New Roles, New Projects
GH’s Chad Duell (Michael) has landed a guest spot on The CW series, Arrow, while co-star Hudson West (Jake) is set to go back in time on Showtime’s Penny Dreadful. Plus, mom Ashley Jones (ex-Bridget, BB) has a new gig, too, with Parenting magazine.
GH’s Mark Lawson (Dustin) paid special tribute to his late acting coach, Stan Kirsch, while BB alum Adrienne Frantz (ex-Amber) had some lovely words to say about a photographer friend’s recently deceased mother.
New Hair, Don’t Care
Linsey Godfrey (Sarah, DAYS) has a brand-new look, after chopping off her long locks. And her co-stars apparently approve.
Babies Are Us
One of YR’s many Macs, Rachel Kimsey has a brand new baby. And on the grandparent front, daytime vet Michael Swan (ex-Miles, BB) has welcomed his first grandchild.
Pet lover Denise Richards (Shauna, BB) had to say goodbye to her sweet pooch Louie, while Tristan Rogers (Robert, GH) lost his beloved bulldog, Willy.