A Days of our Lives star reunites with her son, after decades apart… a General Hospital actress set to appear on a Soap Hub fireside chat… and some big baby news for a pair of daytime alums… Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub soap opera news wrap.
Soap Weekly News For Days of our Lives: Mother and Child Reunion
Days of our Lives’ Lauren Koslow (Kate) was recently reunited with her firstborn son, Josh. You’ll want to read the incredible story of how she was able to reconnect with the man she last saw as an infant
DAYS alumna Jen Lilley (ex-Theresa) shared some big family news on a recent Instagram video. She’s expecting another baby, and you can watch it all here.
Meanwhile, another former DAYS star, Brock Kelly (ex-Evan/Christian), is a first-time dad. He and his wife, Adel, have welcomed a beautiful baby daughter.
Checking In to General Hospital: Time to Chat
General Hospital’s Lisa LoCicero (Olivia) will be the guest of honor on a Soap Hub fireside video chat on Tuesday, November 9 at 7pm ET/4pm PT. Check out the details on how you can become a part of it.
A Tragic Loss
Condolences to Maurice Benard (Sonny, GH) over the loss of his beloved father, Humberto Morales. The actor paid tribute to the one-of-a-kind man with some sweet Instagram photos and video clips.
More from Maurice
Meanwhile, on the latest segment of Benard’s YouTube show, State of Mind, he sat down to chat with his GH daughter Lexi Ainsworth (Kristina), who opened up about her struggles with anxiety.
And on a final Benard note, the actor discussed his leading ladies during a GH Fantasy Event. Here’s what he had to say about Laura Wright (Carly) and Cynthia Watros (Nina).
In Other Soap News: Dishing with a Diva
One of daytime’s ultimate divas was As the World Turns’ Lisa Hughes. The veteran actress who portrayed her, Eileen Fulton, looked back on her memorable run on the YouTube series, The Locher Room.
From the Shadow to the Light
Did you know that actor Jonathan Frid, remembered as Barnabas Collins on Dark Shadows, almost ended up on Guiding Light? Veteran soap producer Mary O’Leary, who wrote and directed Dark Shadows and Beyond – The Jonathan Frid Story, tells the surprising story.