All My Children Soap Digest
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Actor updates for May 22 – 28.
Find out about the special 3-week recap video that has been released on Hulu, who is turning up on television, and who the new mayor of LA is.
New co-head writers join AMC.
Lisa Connor and Chip Hayes serve as the new AMC co-head writers. In addition to recent credits writing for the show, Connor had collaborated with Nixon on the “AMC” Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Family Album and Hayes was a producer on “Melrose Place.”
Special Hulu recap episodes free online.
If you are behind in viewing, Prospect Park has created a special 3-Week Recap episode for a condensed view of the first 12 episodes shown.
Adam Mayfield in Geico ad.
Yes, that is Adam Mayfield (ex-Scott Chandler) in the recent Geico commercial, “Maxwell and Ted Have Hail Damage.” Here it is if you missed it.
Vincent Irizarry accentuates the positive.
Vincent Irizarry (Dr. David Hayward) took to Facebook recently to address his thoughts on Prospect Park’s decision to move to two episodes a week. Irizarry thanked fans for their support and added, “…our producers are committed to helping us all enjoy these shows at our leisure, without the stress attached to falling way behind. With the great number of episodes being offered for this year, I’m confident that we’ll all be satisfied with the many hours of viewing pleasure available to us all.”
Tonya Pinkins on The Pop Show.
Tonya Pinkins (ex-Livia Frye) recently joined the lineup at "The Pop Show" for an evening celebration of Elton John music at Birdland. Pinkins is a Tony Award winning Broadway actress. The evening benefited The Trevor Project, an organization aimed at preventing suicide in LGBTQ youth.
Jamie Luner in The Perfect Boss.
Jamie Luner (ex-Liza Colby) recently starred in the Lifetime movie "The Perfect Boss." Luner remembered the hectic shooting schedules of working on a soap and found the slower pace of a movie set did not compare.
Eric Garcetti wins mayoral race.
Eric Garcetti was elected last week as the 42nd mayor of Los Angeles. Garcetti played himself on "All My Children" and played a mayor on "The Closer" when his father was consulting producer for the show. Garcetti is the first Jewish mayor to serve the city of Los Angeles.
— Eric Garcetti (@ericgarcetti) May 23, 2013
AMC aired Memorial Day.
Cady McClain wants to know if you caught yesterday's episode which aired on the US holiday. Catch Soaps.com's All My Children Recap: Trust You if you missed it and join us every Monday and Wednesday for recaps.
A new episode of @allmychildren posts today! Are you gonna watch?
— Cady McClain(@realcadymcclain) May 27, 2013
Jill Larson and Rob Wilson discuss Opal and Peter.
Jill Larson (Opal Cortlandt) and Rob Wilson (Peter Cortlandt) recently opened up during a conference call about bringing home the character of Peter as a man. Wilson recognized that even though Pete has become his own man, Opal treats him as a boy. Larson welcomes the change of Peter to an adult child and embraces the new challenges the mature Peter brings to her character.
JR recently found steroids in AJ's room and made a point to clarify they are drugs. JR is no stranger to drugs. As a teenager he used ecstasy and as an adult he dealt with alcohol addiction. He also helped get his sister Colby into a program when she suffered from alcoholism as well.
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