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Soap Hub Weekly News Wrap: Love Scenes And A Huge Milestone

Published by
Janet Di Lauro

Colleen Zenk chats about her new diabolical role on The Young and the RestlessGeneral Hospital reaches a YouTube milestone…and a contingent of actors from The Bold and the Beautiful open up about filming love scenes…Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub weekly news wrap.

Soap Hub Weekly News: Big Surprise

The Young and the Restless kept Colleen Zenk’s debut as Claire’s wicked Aunt Jordan top secret for weeks. The daytime vet, who played Barbara Ryan on As the World Turns, talked to Soap Hub about her return to soaps and her intriguing new character.

Big Reach

General Hospital has reached a YouTube milestone, and Maurice Benard (Sonny) announced it on Twitter/X. Find out what it is

Big Five

Five leading men from The Bold and the Beautiful stopped by The Talk to chat about all things soaps. Matthew Atkinson (Thomas) and Joshua Hoffman (RJ) were among the group who dished about the secrets of prepping for love scenes.

Movie Night

Peter Porte (Dimitri, DAYS) is beaming with pride over the release of his movie, Yuletide the Knot, which debuts December 9 on UPtv. It took nearly three years to make it to the screen, and he explains why.

Before returning to B&B as Bridget Forrester, Ashley Jones directed The Perfect In-Laws, the Lifetime movie that debuted on November 30. The actress describes the project as “a fun thriller.” 

Special Connection

Romy Park (Poppy, B&B) has a special connection to Days of our Lives’ Dan Feuerriegel (EJ). Here’s what she had to say about their friendship

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About Eddie

J. Eddie Peck is back playing Cole Howard on Y&R, after two decades. Soap Hub has compiled a list of some interesting facts about the actor

Thanksgiving Fail

Cyrus Hobbi, who plays GH’s Yuri, spent Thanksgiving in the hospital. The poor guy injured his leg in a freak accident.

Fans and Family

Rena Sofer (Lois, GH) opened up about the “sense of connection, community, and continuity” soaps provide fans during an interview with TV Insider. Check out what she had to say.

Here, Kitty Kitty

Courtney Hope (Sally, Y&R) has welcomed a new member to her furry family – Nova, the kitten she rescued months ago. The actress explained how it all came to pass. 

The Weight of the Matter

Sean Kanan (Deacon, B&B) is hosting a “BLUEPRINT to Weight Loss” seminar on Zoom on Sunday, December 17. Check out the details here.

Chatting with Mo

In the latest episode of his YouTube video podcast, State of Mind, Maurice Benard chatted with clinical psychologist Dr. Meleeka Clary. The duo delved into getting to the root of a person’s problems and the medical establishment’s penchant for prescribing drugs, often too quickly.

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