Recurring in a much anticipated CMT primetime debut.

Soaps.com has details on the goings-on of soap alums of canceled soaps, including primetime and Netflix roles, a Hallmark holiday movie and a new book release.

Lacey Chabert stars in Hallmark’s A Wish for Christmas.
“All My Children” alum Lacey Chabert (Bianca Montgomery, 1992 to 1993) will once again take part in the Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas event by starring in the new holiday movie “A Wish for Christmas.” As released and detailed by the network, the movie follows… “Sara Shaw (Chabert) is the type of woman who prefers to sit on the sidelines at work, but when her big idea for a Christmas initiative is stolen, she makes a wish to Santa that she’ll finally have the courage to stand up for herself. When Santa grants her wish, she gets a chance to prove herself to her boss (Paul Greene, “A Christmas Detour”) but Santa’s wish only gives her 48 hours. As the clock ticks down, Sara will discover how to channel the Christmas magic and speak her mind all on her own.” Tune in for the premiere on Saturday November 5 at 9:00 PM.

Carol Burnett crushes on Cameron Mathison – and slaps him.
“All My Children” guest-star and iconic funny lady Carol Burnett (Verla Grubbs) sat down with her Pine Valley crush “Entertainment Tonight” correspondent and former co-star Cameron Mathison (Ryan Lavery). The two discussed her September book release In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox, which surrounds tales of the guests, sketches and antics of Burnett’s legendary show, “The Carol Burnett Show.” The actress also reveals that she’s a huge fan of Mathison’s and even demonstrates two actions that daytime viewers see in their favorite soaps on a weekly basis – the ‘soap opera stare’ and the ‘soap fake slap’.


Murray Bartlett lands recurring role on Nashville.
“Guiding Light” fans will remember Murray Bartlett as Springfield’s Cyrus Foley (2007 to 2009) and will once again get to see him onscreen when CMT gives Nashville new life in the upcoming months. The actor has been cast in the recurring role of successful men’s fashion designer Jakob Fine. Bartlett’s character is described as handsome and charming. Look for season five of the country music drama to return on Thursday January 5, 2017. Bartlett also turned up as Julian Sinclair on “All My Children” in 2002, will appear in the upcoming film “Beach House” as Paul and played Dom Basaluzzo in the HBO series “Looking,” as well as the 2016 made for television movie of the same name, which can be previewed below and may still be available on-demand.

#Looking: The Movie premieres tonight at 10pm on @HBO. Take a look back at some of the best "Dom" moments.

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Sam Page and wife welcome new baby.
Sam Page (“All My Children’s” Trey Kenyon, 2002 to 2003) and wife Cassidy Boesch welcomed a new son, Logan, into their fold and shared family photos with fans. Soaps.com sends the couple our best! Page also played Craig Tebbe on “Switched at Birth” (2012 to 2015), Connor Ellis on “House of Cards” (2014) and Greg Harris on “Mad Men (2008 to 2012).

The new normal??

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John Brotherton reveals Fuller House season two release date.
John Brotherton (“One Life to Live’s” Jared Banks) played Dr. Matt Harmon on Netflix’s “Fuller House” during the “Full House” reboot’s first season and will return in the role for season two. The actor took to Instagram to announce the Friday December 9 release date. Fans can expect episodes filled with more family drama surrounding various upcoming holidays.

WooHoo??December 9th!! The magical door opens again #FullerHouse season✌️️premiere @netflix @fullerhouse

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Consider it an early ?. Season 2 ➡️ @Netflix on December 9th.

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