Two dead soaps might be getting a new lease on life, a GH leading lady suffers a bad break, and DAYS debuts Paris spin-off. Here’s everything you missed in the daytime world — with links — in the Soap Hub weekly soap opera news wrap.
Could defunct soaps All My Children and One Life to Live make a dramatic television comeback? ABC Entertainment’s president addressed the very real possibility at the TV Critics press tour.
Getting the Boot
Laura Wright (Carly, General Hospital) suffered an untimely accident at home that’s left her with a broken foot — and totally ruined her overseas vacation plans. Find out what she did about it.
Meanwhile, GH’s Maurice Benard (Sonny) helped co-star Kin Shriner (Scott) celebrate his anniversary with the soap by directing a special video on the man of the hour. Watch Shriner remember his character’s incredible run
Days of Our Lives launched a new digital series, starring fan favorites Billy Flynn and Kate Mansi and taking a look at Chad and Abigail’s lives in Paris. Here’s how you can watch it and see what happens out of Salem.
After treatment for skin cancer, Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy, DAYS; ex-Shirley, BB) urged her fans and followers to use sunscreen and be mindful of the effects the sun can have on one’s skin.
Baby Drama Fallout
The Bold and the Beautiful baby drama wrapped up in spectacular fashion. Now, here are a few questions. Was young Douglas the real hero in the story? Should Steffy give up Beth without a fight? And does Thomas deserve to lose custody of his son after his mad antics?
Speaking of BB, there were recently two Liams on set. Actor Scott Clifton, who plays the one viewers get to see on-air, is a major fan and admirer of the other Liam and explains why.
Back on Air
The standoff between CBS and ATT finally came to an end, when the two parties struck a new carriage deal. Here’s what it means for viewers of The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful.
Remembering Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, which debuted back in 1984. would have celebrated its 35th anniversary on July 30. Take a look back at the landmark daytime drama, its performers, accolades, and unique stories.
Social Snaps and Birthdays
Check out the latest social snapshots from around the daytime scene. Plus, three actresses celebrated a birthday: Days of Our Lives’ Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe), Jen Lilley (ex-Theresa) and Louise Sorel (ex-Vivian).