Rebecca Budig, All My Children and Ted Shackleford, The Young and the Restless
Seeing Ted Shackleford
in CBS' recent Knots Landing
reunion reminded me of how much I miss him. Fortunately, the Eye network has invited my fave nighttime soap hunk to take a dip in the daytime suds!
Shackleford begins a short-term stint on The Young and the Restless
on Feb. 2 as prosecutor Will Bardwell. He'll throw the book at Ashley Abbott (Eileen Davidson
) for the recent shooting murder of Tom Fisher (Roscoe Born
). Of course, viewers know Ashley's just covering for the real
culprit: her ailing dad, John (Jerry Douglas
), who doesn't remember gunning down the creep who menaced his family.
Let's hope Shackleford's verdict on daytime soap work is more favorable than that of his Knots
costar Joan Van Ark
, who bailed on her gig as Y&R
's Gloria back in '04. Yeah, you know I couldn't resist going there
. (Keep reading for more Restless