Roundup – Intriguing Interviews, Days Story Speculation & Complicated Soap Histories
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Lists, twists, and important dates.
Stay on top of the latest news as Soaps.com brings you updates for The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of our Lives, General Hospital, and The Young and the Restless from April 27 – May 1 and so much more.
The Bold and the Beautiful
Take a few trips back through the history of Bold and Beautiful as we revisit many of its complicated relationships. We have eleven pivotal moments in the love story between Liam and Hope as well as eleven things to know about Kim Matula, the actress who used to play her. Run through the list of the seven major events in Steffy and Liam’s adventures in love and the many times that Katie and Bill’s relationship has collapsed. Then get a reminder of Stephen Logan’s sometimes difficult history with his daughters before looking back at the many, many marriages of Ridge and Brooke. If that wasn’t enough of her running down the aisle, we also discuss her romantic history with Eric and Taylor’s complicated history with everybody. Visit Soaps.com’s The Bold and the Beautiful news room for all of that and then the details on how Betty White (ex-Ann) lends a hand to Santa and Mario Lopez (ex-Christian) rediscovers the holiday spirit in a few Lifetime Christmas movies.
Days of our Lives
The new Zoey will soon be in Salem as Alyshia Ochse joins Days of our Lives while Stacy Haiduk exits as Kristen DiMera. In an exclusive interview, Arianne Zucker talked to Soaps.com about the recent special soap star event she organized and how she thinks her character, Nicole, would cope with being in quarantine. We have the latest episode of Jimmy Fallon’s soap opera spoof the Longest Days of our Lives which includes a cameo from Jake Gyllenhaal as well as Susan Lucci (Erica, All My Children), Heather Locklear (Amanda, Melrose Place) Maurice Benard (Sonny, General Hospital), and Mary Beth Evans (Kayla). Get even more comedy as a few familiar faces banded together to create the parody The Drinks Are on Us for the DOOL app. Brant Daugherty (ex-Brian) will be appearing in a Hallmark mystery movie in June. Look for him as an imaginary husband and get the release date for Wally Kurth’s film, More Beautiful for Having Been Broken in the Days of our Lives news room. Then read how Brandon Barash (Jake) teased about the impact his character is going to have on Gabi and get the lowdown from Victoria Konefal (Ciara) on Ben’s proposal to her character and the difficult future that faces them. We speculate on Evan and Orpheus’ secret and Christine weighs in on May sweeps, can’t imagine Maggie surviving now that she knows the truth, thinks Chad could use some brotherly help, and finds some sympathy for Sarah in her Days of our Lives column.
With questions about her death still swirling in the air, we count down thirteen things to know about Holly Sutton in our General Hospital news room. We also have an update on the premiere of season one of Walking Dead: World Beyond, featuring Robert Palmer Watkins (ex-Dillon) which was scheduled to debut in April but delayed due to the health lockdown. And Dustin doesn’t think much of Alexis and Neil tanking their careers, applauded Kristina saying to Sam what fans have said for years, and wishes they would leave Brook Lynn in jail in the new General Hospital column.
The Young and the Restless
Actresses Camryn Grimes (Mariah) and Mishael Morgan (Amanda), co-hosted Young and Restless’ fictional talk show GC Buzz. They will be taking on the same roles when they appear as themselves to interview some of their fellow cast members during the lockdown. Get even more from your favorite stars of the soap by watching Christian LeBlanc (Michael), Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki), Jess Walton (Jill), and other actors having a chat on Zoom. LeBlanc offers his speculation on what will happen when the action returns for Genoa City and thinks about how his character would handle self-distancing. Be sure to watch actresses from the show, including Melissa Ordway (Abby), Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea), and Hunter King (Summer), as they transform themselves with glamour in a special video. Then revisit five moments from the Sheila, Scott, and Lauren love triangle before counting down nineteen things to know about Drucilla Winters. We also recount the Phillip and Cricket love story and give a rundown of what to remember about Victor Newman’s old friend, Colonel Douglas Austin. In our The Young and the Restless news room we have some new fanfiction about Adam, Sharon and Nick. You can see a photo gallery of the Hollywood Hills home that Eva Longoria (ex-Isabella) has just sold and learn seven ways you can watch Eddie Cibrian’s (ex-Matt) career evolve as he turned from bad boy to playing a first responder.
Primetime suggestions and former soap stars
Although they have been in isolation, that hasn’t stopped some soap stars from showing off the beards they’ve been growing while not at work. After taking a gander at their scruff, read our recap of the season six premiere of the Good Witch. Then count down eleven things to know about the show’s James Denton (Sam). Discover even more about what’s coming up from Hallmark with information about June’s A Little Romance event. If you need something else to binge watch, think about trying Kerry Washington’s soapy series, Scandal. For even more suggestions, you can follow former One Life to Live star Nathan Fillion’s (Joey) career through five other shows. Catch up with some former soap opera stars as we see what the original cast of Dallas and Melrose Place are doing now in the Soaps.com news room.