The WGA strike is finally over. Now what?… A General Hospital star shares good health news… And Days of our Lives embarks on its next generation of young stars… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera weekly news wrap.
General Hospital: Where There’s Hope
General Hospital’s John J. York (Mac), who’s been battling Myelodysplastic syndrome, revealed some good news on Good Morning America. It appears a match has been found for a bone marrow donor for the actor.
GH’s Maurice Benard (Sonny) and his wife, Paula, revealed how they overcame a troubled past to create a bright future together on the latest episode of his video podcast State of Mind. Check out what they had to say.
Jacqueline Grace Lopez has returned to GH as a singing sensation named Blaze. Find out more about the talented actress here.
Days of our Lives: The Next Generation
It’s time for the next generation of Salem stars. Days of our Lives has recast – and aged – two characters, who will play key roles moving forward. Find out which ones and the actors who will be playing them.
The Young and the Restless: Miller Honored
Y&R honored the late Billy Miller with a tribute clip to the actor who won three Daytime Emmy awards for his incomparable work as Billy Abbott. You can watch it here.
Rory Gibson (ex-Noah Newman, Y&R) said a poignant goodbye to his beloved dog, Clementine. It touched an array of his former co-stars, who weighed in on his loss.
The Bold and the Beautiful: Ridge’s Reign
Thorsten Kaye is set to mark his 10-year anniversary of playing Ridge Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful. He chatted with Soap Hub about taking over the pivotal role and his first few days on the show.
In Other Soap Hub Weekly News: Strike Settled
The Writers Guild of America strike appears to be ending soon now that a tentative new deal has been negotiated. Find out what it means for your favorite soaps.
The Hallmark Countdown to Christmas holiday event is coming up soon, and it will feature many of your favorite daytime stars. Here’s a list of the upcoming movies you’ll want to tune in to watch.
Speaking of Hallmark, since exiting her role as Summer on Y&R, Hunter King signed a multi-picture deal with the network. The actress spoke out about what she loves most about it.
The world mourned the loss of actor David McCallum, NCIS’s beloved Duckie, but soap stars remembered the kind man and the days when he stirred up trouble in Oakdale on As The World Turns.
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