Casting news in January featured some big names in Daytime coming, going, or moving. Get the details below:
The Bold And The Beautiful:
Daniele U'Diti returned to "B&B" as Chef Daniele on January 31. The show still had casting calls out for the younger roles of Michael, Suzanna, Annie, a model, and 40-something ladies man, Tom. The role of Wyatt's ex-girlfriend was cast with actress Jamie Renee Smith, who first appears on February 6, and Kristolyn Lloyd left to take a break from her role of Dayzee to do theatre in New York. Also this month, viewers learned Schae Harrison will be coming back in March and April as Darla's ghost. February will bring the return of Adam Gregory as Thomas on February 28, as well as a popular female character who has been off the canvas. Find out who she is through The Bold and the Beautiful Comings and Goings.
Days Of Our Lives:
"DOOL" put out a casting call for a gorgeous hunk between the ages of 25 - 30 named Fletcher to come to Salem. Also in January, Guy Wilson began appearing as Will, Susan Seaforth Hayes dropped in as Julie, Sean Whalen appeared as Ted, Larry Poindexter played Father Louis, Daniel Cosgrove debuted as Aiden, and Blake Berris returned as Nick. In big casting news, Alison Sweeney announced her impending departure from her role of Sami, Eileen Davidson confirmed her return as Kristen, and a former "One Life To Live" star was cast as Eve Donovan. Find out the actress' name and further details through Days Of Our Lives Comings and Goings.
A casting call went out in January to bring a rich handsome bad boy in his late twenties to Port Charles. This month also saw the return of Thaao Penghlis as Victor Cassadine, Ryan Carnes as Lucas, Ilene Kristen as Delia, and the departures of Kimberly McCullough as Robin and Tristan Rogers as Scorpio. "Grey's Anatomy's" Chandra Wilson appeared on the show in January, and it was announced that a soap opera veteran would be reprising his "GH" role in February. Find out who he is and when he'll be back through General Hospital Comings and Goings.
The Young And The Restless:
"Y&R" still has casting calls out for a businessman named Clarence, and for Josh Williams from Paul's family. In January, Tristan Rogers began taping scenes for his February return to the show as Colin, Ray Wise began his run as Ian Ward, David Tutera of "My Fair Wedding" made his first appearance of two, and "Big Brother's" Candice Stewart did a cameo as a realtor on January 13. Genoa City said goodbye to Billy Miller as Billy (David Tom takes over the role February 3), Michael Muhney as Adam (the role will be recast down the road), and Hartley Sawyer as Kyle. "Y&R" viewers also learned this month that former "One Life To Live" actor Chris McKenna would be joining the show on February 17. Find out details about his role through The Young and the Restless Comings and Goings.
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- Candace Young