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Find the freshest information about “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “Days of our Lives,” “General Hospital,” and “The Young and the Restless.”

The Bold and the Beautiful:
Get the details on the birth of Ashley Jones’ (Bridget) new baby boy plus when Chaz Bono will be back as Reverend Rydell. And then relive Thorne’s escape from prison in our Throwback Thursday poll in Soaps.com’s The Bold and the Beautiful news room. Plus, Candace was raving about the riveting Avant family drama and Bill breaking his promises in the latest Deconstructing “B&B” blog.

Days of our Lives:
As Kate Mansi announced her final air date as Abigail, news broke that Marci Miller has taken over the role. See if you can spot Shawn Christian (Daniel) in the trailer for his new film, “Savannah Sunrise,” before trying to remember how Steve once disguised himself in our Throwback Thursday poll. Meanwhile, Deidre Hall (Marlena) will be appearing on “Home & Family” as Peter Reckell (Bo), Andrew Masset (Larry), and Joseph Mascolo’s (Stefano) characters return to Salem for a special guest appearance. In other casting news, it has been confirmed that Jen Lilley (Theresa) will be exiting the soap. After checking all of that out in Soaps.com’s Days of our Lives news room, discover why Dustin thinks the teen scene stinks and Kayla has lost her mind in the latest Deconstructing “Days.”

Personal story! Susan Lucci and Liza Huber discuss their family’s battle with Cerebral Palsy

General Hospital:
Learn when Ingo Rademacher will be coming back to Port Charles as Jax before getting a sneak peek at what else is in store for this summer. Then you can revisit one of Wyndemere’s many dangerous parties in our Throwback Thursday poll concerning a joke Alan made about Luke in Soaps.com’s General Hospital news room. And don’t forget to find out why Dustin is getting bored with Finn and impressed with Obrecht in this week’s Deconstructing “GH” blog.

The Young and the Restless:
If you’re not getting enough of Genoa City newbie Michael Roark as Travis, you can see him on primetime in the CW’s “Beauty and the Beast.” Then be sure to watch the video of Aly Lind (Faith) performing at Dollywood on “Home & Family” before jogging your memory with our Throwback Thursday poll about Michael revealing Kelly Simmons’ true identity. You can find all of that and more in Soaps.com’s The Young and the Restless news room. Finally, Candace hopes Adam will get his edge back and was rolling her eyes about Maxin her Deconstructing “Y&R.”

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