A General Hospital veteran has begun the fight of his life… A Bold and the Beautiful actor ties the knot…And a tribute to Days of our Lives‘ Bo gets a big thumbs up from Peter Reckell…Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
General Hospital: Fight of His Life
General Hospital’s John J. York (Mac) has begun the fight of his life. The actor is in the process of a potentially lifesaving blood stem cell transplant, after being diagnosed with two blood and bone marrow disorders.
A Degree for Donnell
For over 30 years, there was one goal that eluded Donnell Turner (Curtis, GH) – a college degree. However, that’s no longer the case.
Questions and Answers
Cameron Mathison (Drew, GH; ex-Ryan, All My Children) answered five rapid-fire questions for Soap Hub’s Man Crush Monday. The actor even revealed Drew’s secret crush.
Co-star Avery Kristen Pohl, who plays GH’s Esme, weighed in on a few topics for Woman Power Wednesday. Find out the Hollywood star she’d love to work with.
Tributes to Tyler
Add Stephen Nichols (ex-Stefan, GH; Steve, DAYS) and Scott Clifton (ex-Dillon, GH; Liam, B&B) to the list of co-stars who have paid tribute to the late Tyler Christopher (ex-Nikolas, GH; ex-Stefan, DAYs). You can read their touching words and memories here.
Meanwhile, Maurice Benard (Sonny, GH) shared a heartfelt message to fans about Christopher and reposted his State Of Mind interview with him. And Natalia Livingston, who played Emily to Christopher’s Nikolas and once dated Christopher, revealed some personal memories of the actor.
A Daughter’s Loss
Eden McCoy (Josslyn, GH) took to social media to reveal a most devastating loss. Her beloved mother lost an intense battle with cancer.
The Bold and the Beautiful: Love Stories
Matthew Atkinson (Thomas, The Bold and the Beautiful) is officially off the market. The actor has married his longtime love, Brytnee Ratledge.
Meanwhile, Atkinson’s onscreen obsession, Annika Noelle (Hope), has found a new love, too, but it’s not a guy. She’s totally smitten with the new pup she acquired from Life Animal Rescue.
Days of Our Lives: Tribute to Bo
A devoted fan’s video tribute to Peter Reckell and his former daytime alter ego, Bo Brady, got plenty of attention from Days of our Lives viewers past and present. However, the biggest surprise of all was when the actor himself even weighed in on the “amazing” presentation.
The Young and the Restless: Tricia Talks
Tricia Cast is back as Nina on The Young and the Restless and is getting to dive into some emotional material. The actress chatted with Soap Hub about her current storyline.
Friends, family and co-stars of Billy Miller (ex-Billy, Y&R), who died on September 15, are still mourning his loss. Amelia Heinle, who played his wife Victoria on the CBS soap, shared her thoughts on the late actor and how he brought so many people together.
Courtney Hope (Sally, Y&R) is a philosophical woman. Now she’s sharing her insights about life, having been inspired by late self-help guru Wayne Dyer.
Let There Be Light
Judith Chapman (Gloria, Y&R) is getting set for a very special assignment this holiday season. She’ll be the celebrity flipping the switch at Palm Springs Aerial Tramway’s Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
Tracey Bregman (Lauren, Y&R) took to Instagram to post the loss of one of her beloved horses. She referred to Standing Ovation or Ovi as “the soul of my ranch.”
In Other Soap Hub Weekly News: Emmy Update
At long last, there’s an update to the 2023 Daytime Emmy Awards. The Daytime Creatives Arts & Lifestyle Emmy Awards, which honors key technical and backstage departments, will be held on Saturday, December 16. Check out the details.
Look Who’s Moonlighting
What projects are your favorite soap stars moonlighting in of late? Soap Hub has compiled a list of them, and some are guaranteed to surprise you.