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Soap opera returns and departures for October and more.

October’s comings and goings on Soaps.com included a Big Brother houseguest on The Bold and the Beautiful, a big possible return on Days of our Lives, a major recast on General Hospital, and a shocking exit on The Young and the Restless.

The Bold and the Beautiful

On The Bold and the Beautiful, Stephanie Maura Sanchez portrayed Camille. Todd McKee is returning as Jake Maclaine. Sheryl Underwood will be back as Bill Spencer’s (Don Diamont) executive assistant Emmy. Briana Cuoco played an employee. Vincent Irizarry exited the role of Dr. Jordan Armstrong. Dick Christie will make another appearance as Charlie Webber. And Denise Richards signed a new contract to continue playing Shauna Fulton. Read Soaps.com’s The Bold and the Beautiful Comings and Goings to learn about Big Brother 21 houseguest Jessica Milagros guest appearance.

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Days of our Lives

On Days of our Lives, Stephen Nichols will soon be back as Steve Johnson. Robin Strasser exited as Vivian Alamain. Olivia Rose Keegan made a brief appearance as Claire Brady. Dexter and Jaxton Ellis, who play Jordan’s son David, are being recast. Chrishell Stause Hartley, who plays Jordan Ridgeway, exited the show. Harper and Sydnee Udell are leaving as Arianna Horton. Billy Flynn’s return date as Chad DiMera was revealed. Marilyn McCoo is returning Tamara Price along with her real-life husband Billy Davis Jr. Kristian Alfonso resumed the role of Princess Gina Von Amberg. Wally Kurth was put back on contract as Justin Kiriakis, and Judi Evans returned as Adrienne Kiriakis. And Head writer Ron Carlivati’s father appeared as a doctor at Salem University Hospital. Read Soaps.com’s Days of our Lives Comings and Goings to learn about the possible return of Jay Kenneth Johnson as Philip Kiriakis.

General Hospital

Marcus Coloma joined General Hospital in the recast role of Nikolas Cassadine. Brad Maule is coming back as Dr. Tony Jones. Gina Hecht returned briefly as Judge Rachel Lasser. Jophielle Love began airing as Violet Finn, the daughter of Hamilton Finn (Michael Easton) and Hayden Barnes (Rebecca Budig). Jessica Tuck was back as Cassandra Pierce. Nawal Bengholam appeared as the mysterious Roz, an associate of Peter August’s (Wes Ramsey). And Ella and Emma Hulen are playing Sonny (Maurice Benard) and Carly’s (Laura Wright) newborn daughter Donna. Read Soaps.com’s General Hospital Comings and Goings to learn about Tamara’s Braun possible exit as Kim Nero.

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Young and the Restless

On the Young and the Restless, Christel Khalil was back briefly as Lily Winters. Judith Chapman could be returning as Gloria Bardwell. Jon Briddell was cast as Eric Vanderway. Jay Montalvo returned as Adrian Rosales. And Eileen Davidson will be making another appearance as Ashley Abbott. Read the Young and the Restless Comings and Goings to read Daniel Goddard’s reaction to being let go as Cane Ashby.