From Harmony police officer to ex-Navy SEAL.

William Fichtner upped to series regular on Mom.
William Fichtner (“As the World Turns’” Rod Landry) joined the cast of the CBS sitcom “Mom” as Adam back in April during season three. When season four returns fans will get to see more of his character, as Fichtner has been promoted to a series regular. Tune in for a new season, starring Anna Faris and Allison Janney, on Thursday October 27 at 9:00 PM. The actor can also be seen as General Adams in the June release “Independence Day: Resurgence” and is involved in other 2016 projects such as “St. Sebastian,” “The Gettysburg Address” and “Last Days of Summer.”

Soap alums receive nominations for primetime’s 68th Emmy Awards.
Nominees for primetime’s 68th Annual Emmy Awards are in and former soap stars Allison Janney (“Guiding Light’s” Gonger), Bryan Cranston (“Loving’s,” Douglas, “One Life to Live’s” Dean), Patrika Darbo (“Santa Barbara’s” Mrs. Henderson, “Days’” Nancy) and Robin Wright (“Santa Barbara’s” Kelly) made the list! The nominations go as follows… Janney for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for “Masters of Sex” and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for “Mom.” Cranston for Lead Actor in a Limited Series for “All the Way.” Darbo for Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for “Acting Dead,” and Wright for Lead Actress in a Drama Series for “House of Cards.” Tune in to ABC at 8:00 PM on Sunday September 18 as Jimmy Kimmel hosts the event.

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Ryan McPartlin cast in Hunter Killer.
Ryan McPartlin (“Passions’” Hank Bennett) has landed a role in the upcoming submarine thriller “Hunter Killer.” Deadline has learned the actor will play a former Navy SEAL named Matt Johnstone, who currently works with the OGA (Other Government Agency) division as a CIA medic. The story surrounds the rescue attempt of a kidnapped Russian president (Gary Oldman) and how an untested American submarine captain (Gerard Butler) joins forces with U.S. Navy SEALS in order to save him from a rogue general. Billy Bob Thornton also stars. Stay tuned for its release date and watch McPartlin recur as Kyle on Devious Maids on Lifetime Mondays at 9:00 PM.

Corbin Bleu off the market, marries Sasha Clements.
“One Life to Live” reboot alum Corbin Bleu (Jeffrey King) is officially off the market. On Saturday July 23 the actor and his fiancée Sasha Clements (“Degrassi: Don’t Look Back”) tied the knot in Santa Barbara, California. People is reporting that the couple married in front of 160 guests, where everyone gathered to enjoy a family-style Italian dinner, a wedding cake from Sweet E’s bakery and various snacks from In-N-Out. Bleu and Clements met in a Toronto grocery store back in 2011.

Trevor St. John’s alter-ego Dominick Tardivian in Master Actor Series.
Trevor St. John (“One Life to Live’s” Todd Manning/Victor Lord) broke his Twitter silence on Friday July 15 to announce that he was back from an intensive workshop with his new acting coach, Dominick Tardivian, and invited fans to view his teacher’s lessons. Even if you have no interest in learning about the craft of acting, fans will get a kick out of meeting Dominick Tardivian, who in fact is St. John! Follow St. John as Dominick Tardivian (long hair and all!) by watching the first lesson in his Master Actor Series spoof on becoming a better actor titled “The Manta,” where he claims, “The mantra in principle means I am that…”

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