Christel Kahlil (Katherine Christine/

Daytime casting news.

Daytime was rocked with some major casting news in August as several longtime vets announced their departures, while a few others made their returns known.

The Bold and the Beautiful:
In moves that are sure to change the “B&B” landscape, two of the core four are leaving the show they’ve called home for 25 years. First, Ronn Moss has decided to leave the role of Ridge Forrester to go in new directions and will last be seen on September 14. Next, his onscreen mother Susan Flannery has opted to exit the role of Stephanie Forrester in December. Don’t worry, there is some good news. Katherine Kelly Lang re-upped her contract to continue playing Brooke Logan for another two years. In addition, another fan favorite is returning in the near future. Find out who in The Bold and the Beautiful Comings and Goings.

Days of our Lives:

This month saw relative Salem newbies Sarah Brown exit the canvas as Madison and Ian Buchanan air his final scenes as Ian McAllister. There were also a few returns though as, in addition to a few recurring characters, Wally Kurth and Judi Evans made appearances as Justin and Adrienne once again. In addition, another actor who left the show in 2009 popped back up. In case you missed it, get the details at Days of our Lives Comings and Goings.