Catching up with the former daytime actors.

In our latest column, has details for some upcoming projects for former soap stars of daytime cancelled soaps “All my Children,” “As the World Turns,” “Capital,” “Guiding Light,” “One Life to Live” and “Passions.”

A Hallmark movie, an Amazon series, baby news, a tribute to Elvis, a popular dance competition, a passing, primetime roles and more…

Lindsay Hartley and Morgan Fairchild star in Perfect on Paper.
Lindsay Hartley is known to daytime fans for her roles as “All my Children’s” ex-Cara Castillo, “Days of our Lives'” ex-Arianna Hernandez and “Passions'” ex-Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald. On Saturday September 20 at 9:00 PM the actress will star in the Hallmark Channel original movie “Perfect on Paper,” alongside former “The Bold and the Beautiful” actress Morgan Fairchild (ex-Dorothy). The story surrounds a book editor named Natalie (Hartley) who moves to Los Angeles to edit a famous author’s (Fairchild) romance novel. However, while trying to deal with her diva client, she comes across two very different men, who prove the best romantic choice is not always the one who looks good ‘on paper’. Drew Fuller (“Army Wives”) also stars. Watch a preview below…

Rebecca Budig welcomes baby girl.
Rebecca Budig’s (“All My Children’s” ex-Greenlee Smythe Lavery) husband Michael Benson took to Instagram to report the birth of his daughter, Charlotte Jo, “Mom and daughter are doing great.” sends the happy family our very best!

Jonathan Bennett to Dancing With the Stars.
Jonathan Bennett (“All My Children’s” ex-JR Chandler, 2001 to 2002, “Math Bites,” “Veronica Mars”) has been cast in season nineteen of “Dancing With the Stars.” The former daytime actor will be paired with dancing pro Allison Holker. Other contestants include Randy Couture (MMA champion), designer Betsey Johnson, YouTube sensation Bethany Mota, Janel Parrish (“Pretty Little Liars”), Tommy Chong (“Cheech & Chong”), athlete Lolo Jones, Alfonso Ribeiro (“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”), NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip, Lea Thompson (“Switched at Birth,” “Back to the Future”), Sadie Robertson (“Duck Dynasty”), host Tavis Smiley and fellow soap alum Antonio Sabato Jr. (“B&B’s” ex-Dante, “General Hospital’s” ex-Jagger). Tune in to ABC for the premiere on Monday September 15 at 8:00 PM.

Joan Rivers passes away at 81. sends the friends, family and daughter of actress, writer, producer and comedian Joan Rivers our deepest condolences. The industry icon and daytime Emmy winner passed away at 1:17 PM on Thursday September 4 after complications resulting from throat surgery in Manhattan on August 28. Aside from her numerous credits and most recent hosting gig on “Fashion Police,” she appeared in a guest role in 1997 on “Another World” as Meredith Dunston.