Casting news for the month of October and a look at what’s ahead.

October’s comings and goings on included a “Seinfeld” star on “The Bold and the Beautiful,” several dead characters being resurrected for Halloween on “Days of our Lives,” an actress’ boyfriend landing a mysterious role on “General Hospital,” and the mothers of two “Young and the Restless” actresses making brief appearances on the soap.

The Bold and the Beautiful:
On “The Bold and the Beautiful,” Aaron D. Spears, who has played Bill Spencer’s right hand man Justin Barber since 2009, was put on contact with the show after finishing his run as Lt. Raines on “Days of our Lives.” Josh Martinez, who won “Big Brother 19,” appeared as a chef. Dan Martin returned as Lt. Baker. “Seinfeld” actor Danny Woodburn played a hacker hired by Bill Spencer. Read’s The Bold and the Beautiful Comings and Goings to find out when Ingo Rademacher will debut as Thorne Forrester, as well as find out about various day players cast.

Days of our Lives:
Larry Poindexter returned to “Days of our Lives” as Father Louis. Deidre Hall resumed double duty and reprised the role of Hattie Adams. It was announced that Greg Rikaart (Kevin Fisher on “The Young and the Restless”) would appear in an upcoming multiple-episode storyline arc. Arianne Zucker departed the role of Nicole, but will be returning briefly in December for the holidays. Kassie DePaiva returned as Eve Donovan, who revealed she had married Vincent Irizarry’s Deimos Kiriakis, who also made a surprise appearance in a flashback. William Utay returned briefly as Dr. Wilhelm Rolf as part of the resurrection of the Will Horton storyline. True O’ Brien and Melissa Archer returned as Paige Larson and Serena Mason for the Halloween episode. Read our Days of our Lives Comings and Goings to find out who Eileen Davidson will be playing when she returns to “Days.”

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General Hospital:
Trent Dawson returned briefly to “General Hospital” as Huxley. Ashley Jones (Parker Forsyth) and Lexi Ainsworth’s (Kristina Corinthos) characters left Port Charles together for Oregon. Matt Jayson joined as Sonny’s new bodyguard Troy, and Fred Grandy of “Love Boat” fame played Father Cory. Gavin Alexander Hammon appeared for a few episodes as Delvin. Laura Wright’s (Carly Corinthos) boyfriend Wes Ramsey will join the show in November in the mysterious new role of Peter August. Real life veteran Christopher Van Etten also joins the show in November as Chet Driscoll, the brother of Amy Driscoll (Risa Dorken). Read’s General Hospital Coming and Goings to learn when Tamara Braun will make her debut, and when William deVry will return as Julian Jerome.

Young and the Restless:
Kate Linder’s (Esther Valentine) mother Molly Wolbeck, and Tracey Bregman’s (Lauren Fenmore Baldwin) mother Suzanne Lloyd both guest starred on “The Young and the Restless.” Tristan Rogers returned as Colin. Read the Young and the Restless Coming and Goings to find out about upcoming day players for November.

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– Dustin Cushman