All My Children Soap Digest
Actor updates for May 1 – 7.
Online TV is mainstream, and the reason why the return of “AMC” is all the talk in entertainment news this past week. In addition to that chatter, we have Primetime news, Tweets, and more.
Jordi Vilasuso celebrates a Perfect Day.
Jordi Vilasuso (Griffin Castillo) recently shared with us information on the Paos Revolution and its first project, “Perfect Day.”
“We started Paos Revolution because of our belief in the power and influence of the fan and I’m so excited about our first project, ‘Perfect Day!’ I believe this show is what every person who has the privilege of influence can do to not only give back to their fans but also causes that deserve to have their stories told. Our first show will give me the opportunity to spend a day with the mom of an autistic child and shine a light on Jacob’s Ladder, an incredible institution that serves to help special needs children through therapy and science. I hope you will join me in support in what I believe will be an inspirational journey!”
Visit the Perfect Day Webisode Pilot for more information. Feel free to donate to the project. You’ll find many perks to donating on the website!
Alicia Minshew Off-Broadway.
Alicia Minshew (Kendall) is excited about playing the part of Toniann in “My Big Gay Wedding,” a play produced by “AMC’s” Supervising Producer, Sonia Blangiardo. The show runs May 4 to May 11 at St. Luke’s Theatre in New York.
Ok guys! I am so excited to join the cast of @mybiggaywedding tomorrow night as Toniann!! Yikes! Gonna be fun!
— Alicia Minshew (@alicia_minshew) May 3, 2013
Brooke Newton joins AMC as Colby Chandler.
Find out when Brooke Newton returns as Colby Chandler and who the new handsome physician is joining the set soon. Colby was Pete Cortlandt’s teen interest back in the day. She shared her thanks for the support and her first picture as Colby. Newton was on a recent episode of “How I Met Your Mother.” Her additional TV credits are “Glee,” “Mad Men,” “Suburgatory,” and “Happy Endings.”
— Brooke Newton (@BrookeNewton) May 7, 2013
AMC stats and facts.
Since the launch, "All My Children" proved successful on internet TV. It knocked "Mad Men" out of the #1 position and took over as #1 most popular episodes on Hulu. Days two through four tapered off a bit but it is indicated that online soap viewers are likely to binge view on the weekends.
Samrat Chakrabarti promotes Midnight's Children.
Samrat Chakrabarti (Saad Pertiwi) loves to be a storyteller and musician. Currently he is out and about sharing stories and promoting his latest movie "Midnight's Children" based on Salman Rushdie's novel where he plays Wee Willie Winkie. The movie is being touted as this summer's must see movie. Chakrabarti's other TV credits included "Outsourced," "Damages," and "In Treatment."
Eric Nelsen excited about acting.
Eric Nelsen (AJ Chandler) is tweeting his enthusiasm for working on "AMC." Catch his comments below and a shot of him making a "soapface" for fans.
Late to bed, early to rise. Lets do it all again tomorrow! #AMC
— Eric Nelsen (@EricNelsen) May 7, 2013
— soapsonhulu (@soapsonhulu) April 26, 2013
Kelly Ripa shares wedding photo.
This week, talk show host Kelly Ripa (Hayley Vaughan) shared a photo of her and Mark Consuelos (Mateo Santos) tying the knot in memory of their 17 year anniversary. Here's the snapshot of the two former "All My Children" actors.
Omg. Here it is. 5/1/96 twitter.com/KellyRipa/stat…
— Kelly Ripa (@KellyRipa) May 1, 2013
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Jennifer Bassey guest stars on Grey's Anatomy.
Get the tissue box out. Jennifer Bassey (Marion Colby Chandler) is staring in a three-episode arc in the Primetime drama "Grey's Anatomy." If you missed any of the previous episodes visit Soaps.com's Grey's Anatomy Recaps and join us every Thursday after the show for more. Perhaps we'll see Bassey in the near future if "AMC" Executive Producer Ginger Smith looks her up this summer in New York.
Here's Jennifer sharing what a fab time she is having.
NY is fab. Off to Milan for the film festival tomorrow. Have one more G Anatomy this week. What a terrific show it was to work on. xx :)
— Jennifer Bassey (@JenniferBassey1) May 6, 2013
More All My Children.
Watch the "AMC" recap episode "More All My Children" which aired on Friday, May 3. Producer Ginger Smith tells us what to expect soon, but keeps a lot of secrets so as not to steal away the element of surprise.
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Over 20 years ago, Jesse and Angie Hubbard kidnapped their son, Frank, from his adoptive family. Frank was the victim of an adoption arranged for by Angie's father when Angie and Jesse were estranged. When the two had fallen back together, they resorted to kidnapping to get their son back. Years later in 2008, Frank was kidnapped again by Rob Gardner. Gardner got out of a shoot-out by claiming the man he shot was the guilty one. He was around long enough to crash the Hubbard's wedding and nearly kidnap Angie.
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