Amelia Heinle, Marcy Rylan, Melody Thomas Scott
CBS' The Young and the Restless leads the pack of Daytime Emmy Award nominees, which were announced on Wednesday morning.
The Young and the Restless scored 23 nominations, helping CBS to become the most-nominated network this year with 50 total nods. PBS, which broadcasts Sesame Street, was right behind with 44.
One Life to Live: Answers to 8 burning questions about the online reboot
Anthony Geary and Genie Francis
Daytime television's most famous couple of all time, Luke and Laura Spencer, are back in action on ABC's General Hospital, and the actors who have brought them to life for the past 35 years will reunite live on stage this Friday in Beverly Hills for a special Paley Center for Media panel discussion titled "General Hospital: Celebrating 50 Years and Looking Forward."
Anthony Geary, Jane Elliot
BJ's tragic death and heart transplant. Tracy Quartermaine looking on coldly as her father Edward appeared to suffer a heart attack. Sonny Corinthos watching in horror as his wife Lily was blown to bits in a mob hit. Single father Dr. Patrick Drake struggling to move on after the death of his HIV infected wife, Robin Scorpio. And Luke Spencer saving the world from the bloodthirsty Cassadines over and over again.
Genie Francis, Anthony Geary, Kin Shriner
All that's missing are the mullets. A trip to the General Hospital soundstage these days feels like an express pass to the 1980s, especially during the filming of the big fan-fave event known as the Nurses Ball. The red-carpet soiree — airing April 5, 8 and 9 as part of the soap's 50th anniversary celebration — has Rick Springfield returning as Dr. Noah Drake, who will take to the stage and rock out "Jessie's Girl." Off on the sidelines, Frisco (Jack Wagner) is trying to woo back his Reagan-era love Felicia (Kristina Wagner), while Anna (Finola Hughes) is once again in the arms of her Duke (Ian Buchanan). And look, it's the long-lost Nurse B obbie (Jackie Zeman)! Fitness guru Richard Simmons, another '80s fixture in Port Charles, is on hand as the charity gala's pushy choreographer. But not even he can get these oldies sweatin'.
It's hard out there for a madam. Meredith Vieira guested on ABC's General Hospital nearly 10 years ago as Bree Flanders, owner of an upscale call-girl business who tried to hire one of Luke Spencer's ladyloves. Bree's back on the soap Friday, Dec. 14, only this time in a very different line of work. Vieira gave TV Guide Magazine the exclusive dish.
Kimberly McCullough is leaving General Hospital, Soap Opera Digest reports.
The actress, who plays Robin Scorpio, will exit the soap early next year to pursue directing. Fans can expect a ...
Jason Thompson and Brianna Brown
We can't say we didn't see this coming. But it's still a stunner. On July 2, General Hospital surgeons Lisa Niles (Brianna Brown) and Patrick Drake (Jason Thompson) will get drunk and hit the sack while his wife, Robin (Kimberly McCullough), is away in Africa working with AIDS patients. That's not the surprising part. Lisa and Patrick were lovers back in college so it was only a matter of time before the past reared its naughty head. This is what throws us for a loop:
"Lisa is going to get very obsessive with Patrick and we will go into a Fatal Attraction story," says the soap's Emmy-winning head writer Bob Guza...
Susan Lucci by Kent Phillips/Disney
Let us all find some peace in the fact that there is at least one event Ryan Seacrest can't get his mitts on. All My Children star and daytime icon Susan Lucci will headline the 12th-annual ABC Super Soap Weekend, to be held Nov. 10 and 11 at the Disney-MGM Studios at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Also already booked for the fan-tastic event are AMC's Cameron Mathison (Ryan), One Life to Live's John-Paul Lavoisier (Rex) and General Hospital's Jason Thompson (Patrick).
At TV Guide's Sexy Issue soiree, The Office's Kate Flannery, Rashida Jones and Brian Baumgartner with Ugly Betty's Eric Mabius
You won't find many wallflower types at a soiree celebrating TV Guide's Sexy Issue and the eye-candy actors aggregated within its pages. How did the "sexiest" react to their super-hottie status? Who do your favorite stars think should make the cut next time around? And what were the other hot topics on people's tongues? (Hint: Idol, fall pickups.) TVGuide.com hit the Wednesday-night bash at Bar Marmont on the Sunset Strip to soak up the sexiness, and here's who we saw and what we heard.
Ugly Betty's Eric Mabius was taking his inclusion in the sexiest-stars list in stride, explaining that no hard-core gym routine is to credit for the admirable arms on display in his TV Guide photo shoot. "No, I'm just a bit of a h
General Hospital's Tyler Christopher (Nikolas) has been cast on a new prime-time soap.... GH is seeking a young hottie to play Lulu's (Julie Marie Berman) love interest.... GH's bed-headed doctor Jason Thompson (Patrick) is reportedly dating Charmed vixen Alyssa Milano.... There may be a double recast in the works on Bold and the Beautiful.... Soap vet John Ingle has left Days of our Lives to check back into GH.... Passions' Heidi Mueller (Kay) has broken off her engagement.... Young and the Restless