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Soap Hub Weekly News Wrap: Week Of July 15-19

Is a GH fave returning? Also, a soap vet lands a new role, and a DAYS star is heading home to Salem. Here’s everything you…

Soap Hub Weekly News Wrap: Icon Sighting, New Additions & The Dark Side

Is a GH fave returning? Also, a soap vet lands a new role, and a DAYS star is heading home to Salem. Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world –with links, in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.

Cassadine Comeback?
Is there a comeback on the horizon for General Hospital’s Tyler Christopher and his beloved character, Nikolas? The actor addressed the possibility after the character was mentioned nearly non-stop this past week.

Return Engagements
During a Q&A with fans on social media, Chrishell Hartley (ex-Jordan) revealed a big surprise. She’s heading back to Days of Our Lives as Jordan Ridgeway.

You can’t keep Vincent Irizarry down. The daytime vet, last seen as Deimos on Days, has landed a new role on The Bold and the Beautiful.

Taking Charge
Leave it to Eric Braeden (Victor, The Young and the Restless) to try to incite fans to action, now that there’s a threat of ATT’s satellite and cable services no longer carrying CBS. Here’s what he wants you to do.

Gone, But Not Forgotten
On what would have been the late Kristoff St. John’s (ex-Neil) 53rd birthday, friends, family and cast members of The Young and the Restless remembered and celebrated the man near and dear to their hearts.

Meanwhile, Another World alumna Sally Spencer, who played MJ McKinnon on the soap in the 1980s, has passed away after a battle with leukemia.

Dates and Videos
Fans have been anxiously awaiting the return of Thaao Penghlis (ex-Tony and Andre) to DAYS since the soap announced the news. Well, at long last we’ve got the actor’s first airdate.

Speaking of DAYS, the cast just returned to work after a three-week summer break, and Stephen Nichols (Steve) couldn’t wait to share video footage of himself and leading lady Mary Beth Evans (Kayla) back in action.

Memories… of Katy
Adrienne Frantz has fond memories of her years playing Amber on YR and sister soap The Bold And The Beautiful. But nothing stands out like the day Katy Perry made a special guest appearance on YR.

Kids Rule
Brandon Barash (Stefan, DAYS) just returned from a trip to Israel and waiting to welcome him home at the airport was his daughter Harper. You won’t want to miss the video of their touching reunion.

Farah Fath (ex-Mimi, DAYS) shared an adorable video of her son Spencer, and it includes a surprise from the little guy that totally shocked her and her husband. A baby milestone indeed.

A Sad Goodbye
Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis, GH) mourned the passing of her beloved mother Barbara. In honor of her loss, the actress shared an inspirational story about the woman who taught her and her sisters “to be fierce.”

Selfies and Celebrations
Soap stars take the best selfies. Here’s a look at their most memorable shots from the last week. Plus, on the birthday front, General Hospital’s Hayley Erin (ex-Kiki), Drew Cheetwood (Milo) and Cassandra James (Terry) and YR’s Mishael Morgan (ex-Hilary) toasted their special days.

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