Bloody new roles and stunning slaps.

Learn the latest news about “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “Days of our Lives,” “General Hospital,” and “The Young and the Restless.”

The Bold and the Beautiful:
While Kimberlin Brown (Sheila) and Antonio Sabato Jr. (Dante) have been showing their support for Donald Trump at the RNC, Obba Babatundé (Julius) landed a recurring role in Jim Carrey’s Showtime comedy “I’m Dying Up Here.” And Ashleigh Brewer will be coming back to the soap as Ivy. Find out when in The Bold and the Beautiful news room. Plus, last week Candace smacked her lips at Steffy slapping Quinn in her “B&B” blog.

Days of our Lives:
It was a quiet week in’s Days of our Lives news room. But Christine found some action in Salem to get riled up about as Chloe got knocked up and Sonny seemed seriously off in the newest “Days” blog.

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General Hospital:
Rick Hearst (Ric) has scored a potentially bloody role on the CW’s “The Vampire Diaries.” Meanwhile, Carolyn Hennesy (Diane) has been shooting a role for the TV movie “The Wedding Do-Over.” And Anthony Geary (Luke) has placed his Hollywood Hills home up for sale while Kimberly McCullough’s (Robin) posted a nostalgic video to help launch a TV series pilot. Find out more in’s General Hospital news room. And Dustin dumped on Franco and Liz fizzling and another stalled plot in the endless feud with the Cassadines in his last “GH” blog.

The Young and the Restless:
Wondering how Justin Hartley (Adam) popped the question to co-star Chrishell Stause (Bethany)? Find out in’s The Young and the Restless news room. Plus Scott Elrod (Joe) shared a sneak peek at his upcoming performance on “Chicago Fire.” And we revisited Sheila and Phyllis’ final fight to the death in Genoa City. Finally, in last week’s blog, Candace considers Chloe’s crocodile tears and Abby’s whine of the week.

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– Matt Purvis