All My Children Soap Digest
Josh Duhamel hosts Kids Choice Awards:
"AMC's" former Leo Dupres has been chosen as the host of Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards. The awards show, held at the Galen Center in L.A., will air on March 23. Duhamel is no stranger to the show, as he was slimed in 2011 while accepting the viewer voted Arm Fart Hall of Fame award.
Finola Hughes directs The Bet:
Hughes crossed over to "All My Children" for a time as Alex and Anna Devane. She's back in Port Charles now, but offscreen she has gone behind the scenes. Read about the Finola Hughes directed The Bet.
J.R. Martinez hosts radio show:
Martinez (ex-Brot) can add radio to his growing resume. He began hosting his own show for Clear Channel's Talk KFI-AM in Los Angeles on January 27. His show will air every Sunday from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST.
Excited to share w/ everyone that I will be hosting my own radio show on @kfiam640 every Sunday night. Who knows what I'll say~lets talk...
— J.R. Martinez (@iamjrmartinez) January 26, 2013
Perhaps the radio show is one of the reasons Martinez posted the following tweet about him not joining the online edition of "AMC."
#AllMyChildren fans: I won't be joining the online version. Complicated w/ my current schedule. Maybe we'll find out who JR shot! Love Brot
— J.R. Martinez (@iamjrmartinez) January 28, 2013
Michael B. Jordan's Fruitvale wins at Sundance:
The Sundance Film Festival ended on January 27. As per usual, it celebrated its annual run with an awards ceremony. Jordan's (ex-Reggie) "Fruitvale" went home with the coveted Grand Jury Prize, as well as the Audience Award for U.S. dramatic film. The movie tells the true story of Oscar Grant's (Jordan) last day in 2008 before getting shot by BART officers in Oakland, CA.
AMC fun fact:
In 2002, Alicia Minshew voiced the character of Shannen Doherty (ex-Brenda, "90210") on "Celebrity Deathmatch." The MTV show featured claymation versions of celebrities duking it out to the death in a wrestling ring.
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Actor updates for January 23 – 29.
More actors joined “AMC” online and news of where to watch the online version was released last week. As for the actors, they are turning up on TVLand, in horror flicks and on the radio.
All My Children online update:
More actors have signed up for the online continuation of “AMC.” Find out which fan favorites will be back and how you can watch the canceled network soaps online in Soaps.com’s Prospect Park to Migrate AMC & OLTL Online.
Alicia Minshew on joining AMC online:
She hasn’t officially signed on to reunite Zendall just yet, but all is not lost. Alicia Minshew talked with TVLine about the possibility of her reprising the role of Kendall Hart Slater. She divulged, “I am currently in discussions with Prospect Park to work out scheduling around other projects I have already committed to.” She added that she hoped it will work out for her to join the series “later on.”
A Tribute To Pine Valley ticket giveaway:
Soap Opera Digest and Celebrity Events Group are giving away tickets to the A Tribute to Pine Valley events being held in Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Go to Soap Opera Digest for more information.
Ambyr Childers in We Are What We Are:
Childers (ex-Colby) stars in the horror flick “We Are What We Are,” which was acquired by eOne Distribution at Sundance last week. The movie, based on a Mexican film of the same name, is about a family who practices ritualistic cannibalism.
Cameron Mathison on Hot in Cleveland:
Mathison (ex-Ryan) will appear on the January 30 episode of “Hot in Cleveland.” The episode, airing at 10:00 PM EST on TV Land, will see Melanie (Valerie Bertinelli) setting Joy (Jane Leeves) up with her boyfriend’s friend, played by Mathison, to possibly disastrous results. Take a look at the preview below.