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January 4, 2016
Days of our Lives executive producer, Ken Corday, reveals why the show decided to replace Jason Cook with Brandon Beemer in the role of Shawn-Douglas.
January 12, 2016
CBS' The Bold and the Beautiful ended 2015 on a literal high note, having delivered strong year-end ratings it hasn't seen since 2007.
January 12, 2016
After appearing in only a handful of episodes in the past half year, The Bold and the Beautiful's much-missed Heather Tom (Katie Logan) is back in action!
January 19, 2016
What could possibly be more entertaining than watching a stranded castaway try to make it home? How about watching Gilligan's Island star Dawn Wells interact with the Forresters on The Bold and the Beautiful!
January 20, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Pierson Fode (Thomas Forrester) spent an unexpected night in the ER.
January 20, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Pierson Fode (Thomas Forrester) spent an unexpected night in the ER.
January 21, 2016
CBS Daytime has kept true to its “one big family” mentality, with The Bold and the Beautiful casting former The Young and the Restless star Chris McKenna (ex-Detective Harding) in a new role.
January 22, 2016
Many believe that Days of our Lives' Phoenix has risen for the last time, but what does his portrayer, Joe Mascolo, have to say about Stefano's future?
January 23, 2016
Rumors are swirling that Sean Kanan's (Deacon Sharpe) days with The Bold and the Beautiful are numbered, but a show rep confirms the fan-favorite actor isn't going anywhere.
January 26, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Heather Tom (Katie Logan) is full of exciting teases this week, announcing that she's landed a role on Fox's Lucifer and what fans can expect from the latest Katie-Bill-Brooke triangle.
January 27, 2016
This year's Daytime Emmy race has officially begun. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences released a list of 65 performers, of which six will be awarded Daytime Emmy trophies later this year.
January 31, 2016
The big secret is finally out: former The Bold and the Beautiful star Ashley Jones (ex-Bridget Forrester) is General Hospital's Parker.
January 31, 2016
It looks like 2016 is off to a good start for the daytime industry, with all four network soaps up in the ratings.
January 31, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful is giving Heather Tom (Katie Logan) another shot to sit in the director's chair.
February 1, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful is packing up and heading Down Under! And it may be making some location shoot stops in Europe, as well.
February 2, 2016
Hot on the heels of the news that former The Bold and the Beautiful star Ashley Jones (ex-Bridget Forrester) is General Hospital's new Parker comes word that the actress just married her boyfriend, Joel Henricks.
February 5, 2016
If you think you've seen it all as a The Bold and the Beautiful fan, wait until you see Karla Mosley (Maya Avant) in the new interactive theater event, The Judgment of Fools.
February 8, 2016
Ever wanted to see The Young and the Restless' Eric Braeden (Victor Newman), The Bold and the Beautiful's Thorsten Kaye (Ridge Forrester), and other soap stars toss around a football? Now's your chance!
February 12, 2016
Get ready, The Bold and the Beautiful fans, because Sonny and Cher's son, Chaz Bono, is headed to the CBS soap this spring.
February 15, 2016
It looks like Ashley Jones has been pulling double duty lately. Though the actress just joined General Hospital in the role of Parker, she'll be appearing as The Bold and the Beautiful's Bridget Forrester this week.
February 20, 2016
Things are about to get real, or rather UnReal, for The Bold and the Beautiful's Kim Matula (ex-Hope Forrester), who has been cast on the popular Lifetime dramedy that parodies dating shows like The Bachelor.
February 20, 2016
Fans really fell in love with The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless' pre-Valentine's Day drama; both soaps gained viewers for the week ending on the romantic holiday.
February 23, 2016
Former General Hospital and Days of our Lives producer/director Shelley Curtis has joined The Bold and the Beautiful's directing team.
February 24, 2016
If you've been missing Chris McKenna on The Young and the Restless, you're in luck, because the actor will be making his The Bold and the Beautiful debut next week.
February 27, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Kim Matula (Hope Logan) is coming home.
March 8, 2015
General Hospital's Kristina Wagner (Felicia Jones) recently opened up with Oprah about divorcing her ex-husband, Jack Wagner (ex-Frisco Jones), with whom she currently stars in Hallmark's When Calls the Heart. Will Jack share his thoughts on the matter when he appears later this week on Home & Family?
March 9, 2016
General Hospital's former Port Charles PD dream team Taggert and Mac (Réal Andrews and John J. York, respectively) are back together again in the upcoming film Dear Diary, I Died. And The Bold and the Beautiful's Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke Logan) is along for the ride.
March 9, 2016
This year's Daytime Emmy Awards celebration will have three new additions fans can look forward to alongside the usual soap-filled fun.
March 9, 2016
Get ready for a little B-ball action from some of your favorite The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless stars, because CBS Soap Mayhem is back.
March 14, 2016
March is shaping up to be a bit of a bummer month for soap operas, with all daily dramas sliding in the ratings and The Bold and the Beautiful reaching an all-time low.
March 17, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Darin Brooks (Wyatt Fuller) and Kelly Kruger (ex-Eva, B&B; ex-MacKenzie Browning, The Young and the Restless) prepare to say “I do” in Hawaii.
March 17, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Linsey Godfrey (Caroline Spencer) and co-star Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy Forrester) have shared a powerful image of themselves that Godfrey says encapsulates female empowerment.
March 21, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Jacob Young (Rick Forrester) became proud father to baby number three over the weekend, with wife Christen giving birth to Grace Elizabeth Young.
March 23, 2016
Will Days of our Lives fans be seeing more of Justin in the months ahead, despite the actor no longer being on contract? Portrayer Wally Kurth, who also plays General Hospital's Ned Ashton, seems to think so. But wait, what's this about The Bold and the Beautiful?
March 23, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke Forrester) will be dropping by Neighbours this Friday, and the Australian soap opera has released a sneak peek of her surprise-filled guest stint.
March 24, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Pierson Fodé opens up about his very first Daytime Emmy nomination, a rivalry with a Y&R pal, and his unique celebration plans.
March 24, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Linsey Godfrey (Caroline Spencer) got quite an unusual shock soon after she found out she's been nominated for a 2016 Daytime Emmy award.
March 24, 2016
It has been one heck of a year for The Bold and the Beautiful's Reign Edwards (Nicole Avant), who managed to snag a 2016 Daytime Emmy nomination in her very first year on the show and amid tough competition.
March 24, 2016
A last-minute decision may have been just the thing that tipped the Daytime Emmy scale in Jacob Young's favor, landing him as The Bold and the Beautiful's sole nominee in the Outstanding Supporting Actor category.
March 29, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Adam Gregory (ex-Thomas Forrester) and his wife, Sheridan, will soon be welcoming a new son.
March 30, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful is planning to add two new cast members to its roster.
April 7, 2016
The very first photos of The Bold and the Beautiful's Darin Brooks (Wyatt Fuller) and Kelly Kruger's (ex-Eva) Hawaiian wedding have been released.
April 7, 2016
Salma Hayek, Ray Romano and Gary Oldman visited The Late Show With James Corden to act out a dramatic soap opera lovers' quarrel fit for The Bold and the Beautiful with lines coming straight from Justin Bieber songs.
April 11, 2016
Friday's episode of CBS' The Talk featured quite a lot of excitement when The Bold and the Beautiful's Rena Sofer (Quinn Fuller), Scott Clifton (Liam Spencer), Linsey Godfrey (Caroline Spencer), Thorsten Kaye (Ridge Forrester) and Pierson Fodé (Thomas Forrester) dropped by.
April 13, 2016
CBS Daytime is about to give fans one heck of a fun time with Not Safe For Daytime, the network's “shocking” and “uncensored” new series that features stars from shows like The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful.
April 18, 2016
The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful, and the rest of television's number one daytime lineup is featured in CBS' new digital series, Not Safe For Daytime, which officially premieres today.
April 19, 2016
Great news for fans of General Hospital alums Jack Wagner (ex-Frisco Jones) and Kristina Wagner (ex-Felicia Jones): their Hallmark series, When Calls The Heart, has been renewed for another season.
April 20, 2016
Once you see the trailer for the action-packed new drama South32, starring The Bold and the Beautiful's Sean Kanan (Deacon Sharpe) and One Life to Live's Melissa Archer (ex-Natalie Buchanan), you'll see what all the fuss is about.
April 25, 2016
43rd Annual Daytime Emmys coverage: Our expert panelists offer predictions on who they think will win an Emmy this year.
April 27, 2016
As if this weekend's Emmy event wasn't enough of a reason to celebrate, now comes news that CBS Daytime has renewed all the shows in its lineup, including The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful.
May 4, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke Forrester) is hosting a contest in which fans can not only help her design part of her kaftan collection but also help Breakaway from Cancer in the process.
May 6, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Reign Edwards (Nicole Avant) opens up about what is probably the soapiest baby birth story in the history of the genre.
May 9, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Scott Clifton (Liam Spencer) is a dad!
May 9, 2016
Now's your chance to make a bold move -- right into one of the homes of The Bold and the Beautiful alum Ronn Moss (ex-Ridge Forrester).
May 11, 2016
Port Charles residents better watch out because General Hospital has added Robin Riker (ex-Beth Logan, The Bold and the Beautiful; ex-Maureen Lockhart, Days of our Lives) to the canvas as Hayden's “strong” and “dynamic” mom, Naomi.
May 17, 2016
Actor Kurt Caceres (ex-Javier, General Hospital) is headed to The Bold and the Beautiful to play a “confident and polished” new attorney on the series.
May 19, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Jacob Young (Rick Forrester) and Karla Mosley (Maya Avant) are the latest soap stars to create some Not Safe For Daytime laughs with a fun Whisper Challenge.
May 23, 2016
It doesn't get any more bizarre than this: Italian cheese producers are suing The Bold and the Beautiful for a cooking-related joke that aired last year.
May 23, 2016
General Hospital was the only daytime drama to gain viewers for the week of May 9. The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless lost the most viewers.
May 25, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful is reportedly looking to amp up its younger set with the addition of a bombshell brunette.
May 30, 2016
General Hospital's Robin Riker gives a few details about her "multifaceted character," Naomi Dreyfus, and opens up about working with Rebecca Budig (Hayden).
June 2, 2016
It's a boy for fan-favorite actress Ashley Jones (Parker Forsythe, General Hospital; ex-Bridget Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful)!
June 3, 2016
Chaz Bono is reprising his role as The Bold and the Beautiful's Reverend Rydell, and the character is slated to shake up the canvas for the summer.
June 6, 2016
Ratings for the last week of May were disastrous for NBC's Days of our Lives, while General Hospital was the only soap to gain in total viewers and key demographics.
June 9, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful is giving fans something to talk about by bringing The Talk's Sheryl Underwood to the canvas.
June 22, 2016
Ashley Jones is reprising her role as General Hospital's Parker, Kristina's professor and would-be love interest. It's been an amazing and eventful year for the Emmy-nominated actress.
June 23, 2016
What does it really take to be successful in love, life, and career? Stars from General Hospital, The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful, and Days of our Lives sound off, and many of their answers are quite beautiful.
June 30, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Adam Gregory (ex-Thomas Forrester) has become a first-time dad.
July 4, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Kelly Kruger is heading back to the canvas as Forrester International publicist Eva.
July 15, 2016
Former soap stars Kimberlin Brown (ex-Sheila Carter, The Young and the Restless/The Bold and the Beautiful) and Antonio Sabáto Jr. (ex-JaggerCates, General Hospital) are showing their political support in a big way.
July 20, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful alum and UnReal star Kimberly Matula opens up about how she truly views reality TV.
July 22, 2016
Check out The Bold and the Beautiful's Heather Tom (Katie Logan) and The Talk's Sheryl Underwood's gossip about Justin Bieber, religion, women's retreats, alcohol, and more.
July 26, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful is giving American viewers a sneak peek into the bonus scenes they normally reserve just for foreign fans -- and a snippet from the show's upcoming trip to Monaco is included!
July 28, 2016
You won't want to miss today's episode of The Bold and the Beautiful because Scott Clifton (Liam Spencer) will be performing a new tune for the soap.
July 28, 2016
Grimm has snagged Chris McKenna (Dr. Hayden, The Bold and the Beautiful; ex-Mark Harding, The Young and the Restless) to play a Portland cop for the series' sixth season.
August 2, 2014
Queens of Drama, the docu-reality series featuring soap stars like General Hospital's Vanessa Marcil (ex-Brenda Barrett) and Donna Mills (ex-Madeline Reeves), has been cancelled.
August 4, 2016
Former General Hospital star Antonio Sabato Jr. (ex-Jagger Cates) says Hollywood refuses to work with him now that he has declared support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
August 9, 2016
Add the suspenseful drama SINs to your list of must-watch upcoming series, because both General Hospital's Rick Hearst (ex-Ric Lansing; ex-Whip Jones, The Bold and the Beautiful) and Nathan Parsons (ex-Ethan Lovett) have joined the cast.
August 10, 2016
The powers that be at The Bold and the Beautiful always pay attention to fan opinion, but this time, they're listening in a formal capacity.
August 10, 2016
It looks like Days of our Lives' Peter Reckell (ex-Bo Brady) will be giving up his new role in The Fantasticks to none other than The Bold and the Beautiful's Lorenzo Lamas (ex-Hector Ramirez).
August 11, 2016
Think soap opera characters cheat way more than your average person? A new study shows you might want to think again.
August 12, 2016
Days of our Lives' Jen Lilley (Theresa Donovan), The Bold and the Beautiful's Heather Tom (Katie Logan), and DAYS' Paige Searcy (ex-Jade Michaels) join TV icons for Lifetime film Mommy, I Didn't Do It.
August 15, 2016
Mark your calendars, because The Bold and the Beautiful's Ashleigh Brewer is stepping back into the role of Ivy Forrester later this month.
August 18, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful has cast Anthony Turpel in the role of Brooke and Ridge's now-teenage son, R.J.
August 22, 2016
Pitted against gymnastics, track and field, and swimming, General Hospital, The Young and the Restless, and The Bold and the Beautiful didn't stand a chance.
August 25, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful is spicing up its cast with the addition of a sexy Hispanic actress to play a new, possibly comedic, role.
August 30, 2016
Soap star Ashley Jones (Parker Forsyth, General Hospital; ex-Bridget Forrester, The Bold and the Beautiful) teases she's taping an episode of The Dr. Oz Show.
August 31, 2016
Famous celebrity gossip blogger Perez Hilton will be dropping by The Bold and the Beautiful in a role said to create quite a “shock.”
September 2, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Aaron D. Spears (Justin Barber) is crossing over to Days of our Lives to whip Salemites into shape.
September 3, 2016
Fan-favorite actors Winsor Harmon (Thorne Forrester) and Lesli Kay (Felicia Forrester) are returning to The Bold and the Beautiful.
September 8, 2016
Dodgers baseball player Enrique Hernandez is set to hit an acting home run on The Bold and the Beautiful.
September 19, 2016
The first week of material by Days of our Lives' new head writing team, Dena Higley and Ryan Quan, gave the show a much-needed ratings boost. Unfortunately, both The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful tied all-time lows.
September 19, 2016
Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton spills all the details about his upcoming role as a clergyman on The Bold and the Beautiful.
September 22, 2016
CBS Daytime has pulled in more viewers than any other daytime lineup for the past three decades.
September 23, 2016
Big Brother contestants Victor Arroyo and Paul Abrahamian are guest starring on The Bold and the Beautiful.
September 28, 2016
AMC and OLTL creator Agnes Nixon left a lasting impression on the daytime community, shared through social media posts and touching tributes.
September 29, 2016
CBS Daytime is treating fans to fun crossover episodes of all their shows and a special daytime exhibit at the Paley Center for Media.
September 29, 2016
A very special episode of The Talk will feature stars from soap operas past and present, including Guiding Light and As the World Turns.
September 30, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful is on the hunt for a super hip medicine man.
October 3, 2016
Jennifer Gareis is reprising her role as The Bold and the Beautiful's Donna Logan.
October 10, 2016
CBS Daytime has launched a new app filled with gifts and special emojis for The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless fans.
October 12, 2016
Find out when you can catch The Bold and the Beautiful's Rena Sofer (Quinn Fuller) on the hit game show Celebrity Name Game.
October 14, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Pierson Fodé (Thomas Forrester) is set to topline Fritz Mitchell's heartbreaking new sports film, It's Time.
October 17, 2016
Days of our Lives has cast The Bold and the Beautiful and General Hospital alum Kurt Caceres as Guillermo, Blanca's sexy ex beau.
October 17, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Ashlyn Pearce (ex-Aly Forrester) has joined season three of WGN America's witchy series, Salem.
October 17, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Sean Kanan (Deacon Sharpe) is receiving a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars.
October 19, 2016
Longtime soap opera star Anthony Addabbo (ex-Rush/Jonny, B&B; ex-Jim, GL; ex-Jeff, Dallas; ex-Jason, Generations) has passed away.
October 20, 2016
The upcoming nuptials between The Bold and the Beautiful's Bill (Don Diamont) and Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) will be presided over by none other than Wink Martindale
October 21, 2016
Soap opera alum Rick Hearst (ex-Ric Lansing, General Hospital) is joining Vanessa Williams on the buzzed-about series Daytime Divas
October 27, 2016
2017 is right around the corner, so the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards entry and judge registration process is underway.
November 4, 2016
Mark your calendars, because the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the official date for the 2017 Daytime Emmy Awards
November 7, 2016
Daytime fans are incensed over The Simpsons being improperly declared as the longest-running scripted program in TV history.
November 7, 2016
The latest ratings report shows General Hospital and The Bold and Beautiful are on an upswing, while numbers for Days of our Lives are crumbling.
November 11, 2016
Just in time for the holidays, The Bold and the Beautiful has released a new album featuring music from the show.
November 14, 2016
Stars from The Bold and the Beautiful are scheduled to appear in the 85th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade.
November 16, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful is bringing a new youngster to the canvas, and it's possible she'll spell a lot of trouble.
November 29, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Linsey Godfrey (Caroline Spencer) guest stars on General Hospital actress Michelle Stafford's (Nina Clay) podcast, Single Mom A Go-Go.
November 30, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's executive producer/head writer, Bradley Bell, opens up about the crazy, crazy drama ahead (#5 is a real gem).
December 4, 2016
Good thing holiday vacation is coming up, because Showtime is set to air the original first two seasons Twin Peaks, starring Ian Buchanan and Ray Wise.
December 6, 2016
Find yourself taking flack for loving soap operas? This Ted Talks video gives four important life lessons from daytime that you can throw in critics' faces.
December 9, 2016
Joseph Mascolo, who played the role of iconic Days of our Lives villain Stefano DiMera as well as The Bold and the Beautiful's Massimo Marone, has passed away at the age of 87.
December 9, 2016
Members of the daytime community pay their respects to Days of our Lives' Joseph Mascolo (Stefano DiMera), who passed away after a battle with Alzheimer's.

December 13, 2016
Actor, writer, producer, and singer Alan Thicke passed away on December 13, 2016, at the age of 69. Thicke had a recurring role on CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful.
December 16, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Jacob Young (Rick Forrester) premieres a new song titled We Danced and announces plans for a 2017 music tour to go along with his first album.
December 20, 2016
Can't get enough holiday music to make the season bright? Check out this video of The Bold and the Beautiful's John McCook (Eric Forrester) and his daughter Molly performing a Christmas classic.
December 20, 2016
Curious about what soap stars munch on between meals? From doughnuts to applesauce, here are some daytime stars' favorite snacks.
December 28, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful is bringing Ashleigh Brewer back in the role of Ivy Forrester.
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