It was a wowza week in daytime. Jack returned to DAYS (although we only saw the back of his head), stars shared holiday greetings and songs, and a Y&R actress turned The Big 5-0. Here’s all the soap opera news you missed in the Soap Hub Weekly News Wrap.
Matthew Ashford (Jack) returned to Days of Our Lives on New Year’s Eve, and Kassie DePaiva (Eve) gave viewers the storyline scoop.
Holiday Greetings… and Songs
You absolutely won’t want to miss this fabulous video of the DAYS cast’s rendition of Jingle Bells.
Plus, Bill and Susan Seaforth Hayes (Doug and Julie) sent Camila Banus (Gabi) Christmas greetings.
Soap stars shared photos galore from their December 25th celebrations, and GH’s Max Gail (Mike) and Vernee Watson (Stella) wished fans the happiest of holidays.
Engaged for Christmas
No, it’s not the latest Lifetime movie title, but GH’s Elizabeth Hendrickson (Margaux) real life story…with pix.
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Memories of Marshall
Kristoff St. John (Neil, The Young and the Restless) shared his memories of working with the late Penny Marshall on Laverne & Shirley.
Is it time to sign up Maurice Benard (Sonny, General Hospital) for Lip Synch Battle? The actor paid tribute to Queen and Elton John in two hilarious videos.
Peter Reckell (ex-Bo, Days) proved how cool he was to his daughter, Loden, by digging up video of his work with a sitcom star she adores.
Meanwhile, former co-star Drake Hogestyn (John) became a grandfather, again.
Who’s That Girl?
Learn more about Katelyn MacMullen, who plays sweet Willow on General Hospital.
Martha Madison (ex-Belle, Days) experienced a sad personal loss, and so did
General Hospital’s Chris Van Etten (Chet).
Lauralee Bell (Christine, Y&R) celebrated a birthday milestone and received special wishes from a past co-star.
Annika Noelle (Hope, The Bold and the Beautiful) had a special holiday birthday, too.