There’s a writing switch coming at one soap, an actress weighed in on her replacement; and big happy news for two DAYS actresses. Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Nina on Nina
Michelle Stafford weighed in her General Hospital replacement, Cynthia Watros, who’s taking over the role of Nina. You won’t want to miss what she had to say. Meanwhile, this just is. We’ve got Watros’ first airdate.
Not all of Caroline family is returning for her Days of Our Lives memorial service, and there’s a good reason why. However, it will be quite a memorable, bittersweet, and heartbreaking episode.
It looks like a writing change is on the horizon at GH. Head scribe Michelle Altman is reportedly planning to retire, this fall. Find out how GH plans to handle this behind the scenes departure.
Big news for Days alumna Kate Mansi (ex-Abigail). Hint: it involves a sparkly diamond ring. Jen Lilley (ex-Theresa, DAYS) shared her and husband Jason Wayne’s joy over finally being able to adopt their foster son.
More GH Chatter
Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis) and William deVry (Julian) chat about their GH alter egos’ twisted love story. It’s all about Julexis. James Patrick Stuart (Valentin, GH) is lending his voice to Disney.
Farewell My Lovely
A beloved telenovela stars lost her three-year battle with cancer. Find out why she touched so many lives over the decades.
Joe LoCicero, real-life husband of Jane the Virgin’s Gina Rodriguez, is heading to The Bold and the Beautiful for a recurring and nefarious role. There’s a new character headed to GH, and she’ll tangle with Maura West’s Ava.
Time for A Trip
Annika Noelle (Hope, BB) offered some babymoon destination suggestions to expectant parents Darin Brooks (Wyatt) and his wife Kelly Kruger (ex-Mac, YR).
Maurice Benard (Sonny, GH) took part in a challenge for charity, that involved a pie and his face. He’s challenging others to do the same. (Remember the Ice Bucket Challenge?)
Finola Hughes shared her thoughts on Peter’s real mom GH, but is it Anna or Alex? Speaking of mom, Linsey Godfrey (Sarah, Days) just hit a major mother milestone.