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Perhaps the age old mantra that "nice guys finish last" really is true after all. This year's big winners in The Bold and the Beautiful edition of the Soap Opera Central are both less than upstanding members of the B&B scene.
The collapse of energy giant Enron has had all the makings of a perfect soap opera plot -- company bigwigs apparently on the take, suicides and shredded documents. But now the story really does have a soap opera angle.
After initial reports of his addition to the General Hospital
cast turned out to be untrue, it would appear now that Matt Borlenghi (ex-Brian Bodine, All My Children
) has found a new daytime gig.
Last year was an incredibly good year for The Bold and the Beautiful at the Daytime Emmys. The show tallied two major victories with wins by Justin Torkildsen
(Rick Forrester) and Adrienne Frantz
(Amber Moore) in the Younger Actor and Actress categories, respectively.
Daniel E Smith
(Zende Forrester Dominguez) has been downgraded from contract to recurring status on The Bold and the Beautiful.
Sean Kanan (Deacon Sharpe) has signed a new contract with The Bold and the Beautiful. The signing effectively scuttles talk that the actor's stint on the show was coming to an end with the rumored impending demise of his character.
Ian Buchanan (ex-James Warwick) will return to The Bold and the Beautiful this month.
If you listen to Internet chatter, you might believe that half of the male cast of The Bold and the Beautiful has been let go. Soap Central, however, has done some digging and has been able to uncover which of the rumors are true and which are nothing more than idle chatter.
Emmy-nominated Andrea Evans
(ex-Tawny Moore) can add another feather to the cap of her already accomplished career. Evans will be writing a regular column for the bi-monthly Healthy Cooking Magazine.
Soap Central has learned that Ian Buchanan (ex-James Warwick, The Bold and the Beautiful
; ex Duke Lavery, General Hospital
) will be joining the cast of Port Charles in the show's ninth book, which is currently being filmed.
The casting shakeups at The Bold and the Beautiful continue. Just a matter of weeks after the announced dismissal of two contract players, a show spokesperson now confirms that Courtnee Draper
) will be exiting.
Hot on the heels of the dismissal of Rick Hearst
(Whipple Jones), Hunter Tylo
(Taylor Forrester) and Courtnee Draper
(Erica Lovejoy) comes word that still more stars will be shown the door.
, Port Charles
) will be joining the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful this month as Tricia, a psychologist specializing in bereavement counseling.
The Bold and the Beautiful will travel to Portofino, Italy in November to film scenes for its annual remote shoot.
The Bold and the Beautiful was already making news with its photoshoot in Portofino, Italy
, but apparently the show felt that there was still some noise to be made. On November 3rd, the show announced that actress Bobbie Eakes
(Macy Forrester) would be returning to The Bold and the Beautiful..
Though it had been rumored for several weeks, ABC has now confirmed reports that Emmy winner Jacob Young
; ex-Rick Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful) is leaving General Hospital. A spokesperson for the show states that the role will be recast.