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  • Debuted on: March 23, 1987
  • Network: CBS
  • Created by: William J Bell & Lee Phillip Bell
  • Takes place in: Los Angeles, CA

  • Current Cast

    • Zane Achor as Will Spencer
    • Obba Babatundé as Julius Avant
    • Ashleigh Brewer as Ivy Forrester
    • Darin Brooks as Wyatt Fuller
    • Dick Christie as Charlie Webber
    • Scott Clifton as Liam Spencer
    • Andrew Collins as Jarrett Maxwell
    • Zack Conroy as Oliver Jones
    • Felisha Cooper as Sasha
    • Mace Coronel as R.J. Forrester
    • Don Diamont as Bill Spencer, Jr.
    • Reign Edwards as Nicole Avant
    • Rome Flynn as Zende Forrester Dominguez
    • Pierson Fode as Thomas Forrester
    • Jennifer Gareis as Donna Logan
    • Linsey Godfrey as Caroline Spencer
    • Winsor Harmon as Thorne Forrester
    • Jon Hensley as Dr. Meade
    • Anna Maria Horsford as Vivienne Avant
    • Sean Kanan as Deacon Sharpe
    • Thorsten Kaye as Ridge Forrester
    • Katherine Kelly Lang as Brooke Logan
    • Kristolyn Lloyd as Dayzee Leigh
    • Kimberly Matula as Hope Logan
    • Karla Mosley as Maya Avant
    • John McCook as Eric Forrester
    • Alley Mills as Pamela Douglas
    • Lawrence Saint-Victor as Carter Walton
    • Rena Sofer as Quinn Fuller
    • Aaron D. Spears as Justin Barber
    • Heather Tom as Katie Logan
    • Stephanie Wang as Madison Lee
    • Fred Willard as John Forrester
    • Jacqueline MacInnes Wood as Steffy Forrester
    • Jacob Young as Rick Forrester
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    Special Thanks to Leo Logan (Willimantic, CT) for helping us keep this up to date

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    This Week On The Bold & The Beautiful

    May 23
    Sasha offers to help Julius with his relationship if he supports hers; Quinn tries to get Wyatt to see things from her perspective.
    May 24
    Liam and Quinn face each other in the police department's interrogation room; Wyatt and Bill talk about what Quinn deserves.

    May 25
    Katie tries to comfort Brooke; after much consideration, Liam seals Quinn's fate.
    May 26
    Maya and Rick announce their baby's name; Ridge's new staffing plans catch Thomas off guard.
    May 27
    Maya pressures Sasha to prove she's really pregnant with Zende's baby; Ridge tells Caroline his plan to protect baby Douglas.
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    (News section last updated May 24, 2016)

    Italian Grana Padano producers sue US soap opera over scene inferring it’s a poor man’s Parmesan

    Producers of the Italian hard cheese Grana Padano are taking legal action against the US soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful for a scene the cheese makers claim denigrated their product.

    In an episode broadcast last year on the daytime drama series about a glamorous Los Angeles family, one of the main characters, security guard Charlie Webber, realises while cooking dinner that he accidentally bought Grana Padano instead of the Parmigiano-Reggiano parmesan.

    “Oh no, I got Padano!” Charlie says, visibly disgusted. He then runs back to the store to buy Parmigiano-Reggiano. The two hard cheeses are both made through a natural ageing process and matured in temperature-controlled warehouses.

    But Grana Padano is produced across a wider geographic area of the Po Valley plain and sells 50 per cent more wheels worldwide. Less matured Grana Padano cheese is often sold at a lower price.

    True cheese lovers - Italians especially – are careful to distinguish the two, though they are often used interchangeably in recipes calling for grated parmesan.

    “What disturbed us was the dramatic way the cheese was denigrated ... the actor reacted to it so negatively, almost as if he had poison in his hand,” said Stefano Berni, general director of the Grana Padano Consortium.

    “I mean, ‘Hey mister, we’re talking about the most widely consumed cheese in the world, a cheese with a tradition going back 1,000 years, made with great quality and sacrifice.”

    The consortium’s lawyers believe the Grana Padano brand was defamed, but also maintain that US advertising rules were violated because the comparison happened during the drama not during a commercial break.

    LA lawyers are investigating whether or not competing US importers may have played a role in how the two Italian cheeses were pitted against one another.

    The long-running CBS soap opera, which first premiered in 1987, reaches between 300 and 500 million viewers daily in over 100 countries.

    The Grana Padano consortium exports €750 million (£570 million) of their cheese annually.

    “The consumers potentially reached by this negative message are hundreds of millions,” Mr Berni said, “But we are not doing this for money. We plan to donate any proceeds to a pediatric hospital in Haiti that we support.”

    Antonio Sabato Jr.: ‘Donald Trump Will Be Our Next President’

    Antonio Sabato Jr.: ‘Donald Trump Will Be Our Next President’: Video.


    B&B is looking to cast an ingénue 5'5" or above for the contract role of Kat, a stunning 20-year-old brunette who is described as "creative, resilient and stylish".

    Teen Choice Awards 2016 Nominations

    Choice Movie Actor: Drama
    Jacob Tremblay – Room
    Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant
    Matt Damon – The Martian
    Michael B. Jordan – Creed
    O'Shea Jackson Jr. – Straight Outta Compton
    Taron Egerton – Eddie The Eagle

    Choice TV Actress: Drama
    Ashley Benson – Pretty Little Liars
    Jennifer Lopez – Shades of Blue
    Kerry Washington – Scandal
    Maia Mitchell – The Fosters
    Taraji P. Henson – Empire
    Troian Bellisario – Pretty Little Liars

    Choice TV Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
    Andrew Lincoln – The Walking Dead
    Grant Gustin – The Flash
    Ian Somerhalder – The Vampire Diaries
    Jared Padalecki – Supernatural
    Joseph Morgan – The Originals
    Paul Wesley – The Vampire Diaries

    Choice TV Actress: Comedy
    Candace Cameron Bure – Fuller House
    Dove Cameron – Liv and Maddie
    Emma Roberts – Scream Queens
    Gina Rodriguez – Jane the Virgin
    Laura Marano – Austin & Ally
    Lea Michele – Scream Queens

    Ashley Jones’ Blog: And Baby Makes … Four?

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    Jacob Young Shares His Amazing Singing Voice

    (Watch the Video) Jacob Young (Rick, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL) decided to remind his fans what a fantastic singer he is!

    The actor took advantage of the longer video limits on Instagram to repost a video of himself belting out a snippet of “Where Rainbows Never Die,” by bluegrass band The SteelDrivers!

    Soap fans know the actor from B&B as well as his roles as ALL MY CHILDREN’s JR and GENERAL HOSPITAL’s Lucky, but they may not be aware that he is also a talented musician. Young released a self-titled CD back in 2001, and in 2006, starred as Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast on Broadway!

    Young has a fantastic voice full of passion, and this little taste makes us hungry for more — hopefully a new album is in the works!

    Banus & Borlenghi on Mistresses - May 30

    Based on the hit UK television series of the same name, “Mistresses” returns for a fourth season with a one-hour premiere , MONDAY, MAY 30 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. The provocative and thrilling drama continues to focus on the scandalous lives of a sexy and sassy group of girlfriends, each on their own path to self-discovery.

    In “The New Girls,” it’s a year from the night Joss encountered a dangerous Wilson and has to relive the painful memory while testifying in court in his murder trial. Despite moving in together, Marc hasn’t found a steady job, and April worries Lucy is growing up too fast. Karen is adjusting to motherhood while her attractive male nanny (guest star Jerry O’Connell) makes a seemingly unwarranted advance. Meanwhile, Harry and Joss take the next step in their relationship, but trouble may be ahead as Joss isn’t quite healed from her past.

    “The New Girls” was written by Josh Reims and directed by Christopher Misiano.

    “Mistresses” stars Yunjin Kim as Karen Kim, Rochelle Aytes as April Malloy, Jes Macallan as Josslyn “Joss” Carver, Brett Tucker as Harry Davis, Rob Mayes as Marc Nickleby and Tabrett Bethell as Kate Davis.

    Guest starring is Jerry O’Connell as Robert, Tia Mowry-Hardrict as Barbara Rutledge, Corinne Massiah as Lucy, Brian Gattas as Randy, Niles Fitch as Noel, Camila Banus as Kylie, Lisa Canning as Prosecutor, Matthew Borlenghi as Defense Attorney, Adam Tucker as Court Clerk, Nick Toth as Judge, Ary Katz as Jonah, Jarod Joseph as Wilson and Robert Fukuzaki as Reporter.

    Nicole Gives Birth in a Special Episode of THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL!

    Lives will change forever on the Tuesday, May 17, episode of THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL!

    The Forrester and Avant families have been preparing for the birth of Nicole’s baby, and on that day, the young woman finally delivers the infant she’s been carrying for her sister, Maya, and her husband, Rick.

    During this special episode, Reign Edwards (Nicole) will perform an original song, “These are the Moments,” written by the actress and Emmy-winning music team Bradley Bell, Casey Kasprzyk, and Anthony Ferrari.

    “I write my own songs,” Edwards tells Soaps In Depth. “I go back and forth between working at B&B and going in to the studio. With singing, I can express exactly how I’m feeling. You can talk about your soul more.”

    Don’t miss this memorable episode, and for more B&B news, keep reading the CBS edition of Soaps In Depth magazine!

    Adrienne Frantz Had a Magical Mother's Day With Daughter Amelie!

    (Photo) Adrienne Frantz (ex-Amber, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL/THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS) got the greatest gift from her five-month-old baby girl, Amelie!

    “All I wanted for Mother’s Day was for my beautiful baby girl to say ‘Mama,’” the actress wrote on Instagram. “And at 10:48 p.m., she did!”

    That’s a beautiful picture, and hopefully Amelie continues showing off her new talent so Frantz can capture it on video for her fans!

    William deVry Shares Amazing Workout Video!

    William deVry Shares Amazing Workout!: Video.


    GH has tapped B&B alum Robin Riker (ex-Beth) to play Naomi Dreyfus, disgraced mom of Rebecca Budig's Hayden. She will first air on June 3.

    Adam Gregory Guest Stars on LAW & ORDER: SVU!

    (Pic) Adam Gregory (ex-Thomas, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL) finds himself mired in drama he never encountered on the soap when he guest-stars on LAW & ORDER: SVU!

    The actor appears in the episode titled “Assaulting Reality” airing on Wednesday, May 11, at 9 p.m. ET. In it, the SVU team becomes part of a reality dating series when they investigate a contestant's claims she was raped on the show.

    Despite what his character might go through in the episode, Gregory himself enjoyed shooting SVU, tweeting, “I had a blast with you guys!” and sharing a selfie with series star Mariska Hargitay.


    BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL's Scott Clifton (Liam) announced the birth of his son via Instagram. “Introducing Ford Robert Clifton,” he noted with a photo. “Born Friday, May 6, 2016, at 7:02 in the evening. 7lbs., 3oz. Quiet, curious, and beautiful like his mother [Nicole].” Congratulations to the happy family! To meet Baby Ford, click here.

    Matt Borlenghi Previews His Appearance on CASTLE!

    Daytime fans remember Matt Borlenghi as Brian on ALL MY CHILDREN, Ziggy on THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL, or Anthony on DAYS OF OUR LIVES, and now the actor is in primetime again with a new guest spot on CASTLE!

    In the episode, “Hell to Pay,” airing on Monday, May 9, at 10 p.m. ET, Castle and Beckett suspect that the death of an axe-wielding escaped psychiatric inmate could be the work of the Antichrist!

    “I play Rollins, the head of security for a wealthy man Castle suspects of being the Antichrist and a murderer,” Borlenghi tells Soaps In Depth. “It was an amazing experience. They’re all very talented and generous actors.”

    Naturally, he bonded with CASTLE’s star, fellow daytime alum Nathan Fillion (Joey, ONE LIFE TO LIVE). “Great guy,” Borlenghi declares. “We spoke quite a bit about fond memories of working on soaps. I could not have imagined a better experience.”


    CBS’s two daytime dramas, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS and THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, both posted week-to-week growth in viewers, women 25-54 and women 18-49, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week of April 25.

    THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS was up +4% in viewers (4.88m from 4.70m), +7% in women 25-54 (1.5 from 1.4) and +11% in women 25-54 (1.0 from 0.9).

    THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL notched gains of +2% in viewers (3.83m from 3.75m), +8% in women 25-54 (1.4 from 1.3) and +13% in women 18-49 (0.9 from 0.8).

    THE TALK was up +8% in viewers (2.98m from 2.76m), +11% in women 25-54 (1.0 from 0.9) and +17% in women 18-49 (0.7 from 0.6), best in each of these measures since the week of Feb. 19.

    THE PRICE IS RIGHT and LET’S MAKE A DEAL also posted weekly growth in viewers.

    Jack Wagner Shares Sweet Moment With Movie Co-Star Josie Bissett

    (Video) Jack Wagner (ex-Frisco, GENERAL HOSPITAL; ex-Nick, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL) is the best co-star ever!

    The actor is currently filming the new Hallmark movie, The Wedding March, with former MELROSE PLACE castmate Josie Bissett, and shared a super-cute behind the scenes video!

    “This is what happens,” Wagner says in the clip. “Actresses forget to eat and they have to try on wedding gowns.”

    What a sweetheart! And if Wagner and Bissett have this much chemistry off screen, the movie should be terrific!


    BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL’s Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke), an award-winning ambassador for Breakaway from Cancer, will not only be lending her annual support in The Amgen Tour of California cycle race but this year, fans, artists and cyclists are encouraged to submit original designs for a special BAFC kaftan, to be included in the actress’s official collection. A portion of the profits from the sale of each kaftan will go to Breakaway From Cancer's four nonprofit partner organizations. One grand prize package will be awarded to the person who designs the winning artwork. The prize package includes $1000 cash, and a trip for the winner and one guest to the final day of the 2016 Amgen Tour of California in Sacramento, CA, on May 22, 2016. The prize package also includes a meet-and-greet with the actress, along with round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations and VIP Hospitality Passes.

    For more details, click here.

    But hurry! Submissions will only be accepted online through May 4, 2016. Good luck!

    Jack Wagner Stars With Josie Bissett in New Hallmark Channel Movie, 'The Wedding March'

    It’s a MELROSE PLACE reunion when Jack Wagner (ex-Frisco, GENERAL HOSPITAL; ex-Nick, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL) stars with Josie Bissett in the new Hallmark Channel movie The Wedding March!

    The film is scheduled to premiere on Saturday, June 25, at 9 p.m. ET as part of Hallmark Channel’s June Weddings marathon. In it, Bissett plays a single mom who is planning to marry at a picturesque New England inn that turns out to be run by her ex, played by Wagner! Naturally, this brings up old feelings and turns her wedding plans upside down.

    Wagner’s character is also an ex-pop star who is roped into performing at the nuptials when the wedding band cancels, so fans can look forward to hearing him singing again!

    Felisha Cooper Responds to Her Haters!

    Fans of THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL are firmly divided about whether or not Sasha was in the right to have homed in on Zende the second he broke things off with her “bestie,” Nicole. (Not that she hadn’t tried to land him even while he and Nicole were still an item!) Felisha Cooper (Sasha) acknowledges that her alter ego’s overt sexuality is one of the things that makes her so polarizing.

    “I think she thinks it’s the only weapon she’s got,” says the actress. “I’d love to see her eventually discover more strengths about herself, but right now, she thinks it’s all she has to use.”

    What Sasha lacks in financial resources and paternal support, she more than makes up for in moxie, which Cooper knows endears her to some fans and infuriates others.

    “Some people love her, which I think is so fantastic,” says the actress. “But there are other people who can be downright mean, sometimes. I just think, ‘You do realize I’m not my character, right? I’m not writing the scripts… I’m just trying to give people a good show!’”

    Read all about Cooper’s experiences playing B&B’s newest troublemaker, including why she’s actually intimidated by those seductive bedroom scenes — It’s all in the latest CBS issue of Soaps In Depth, on sale now!

    Matthew Borlenghi on Castle

    “Hell to Pay” – When an axe-wielding, escaped psychiatric inmate drops dead in Castle’s P.I. office, Castle and Beckett’s investigation leads Castle to suspect the victim’s death could be the work of the Antichrist, on “Castle,” MONDAY, MAY 9 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.

    “Castle” stars Nathan Fillion as Richard Castle, Stana Katic as NYPD Captain Kate Beckett, Tamala Jones as Medical Examiner Lanie Parish, Jon Huertas as NYPD Detective Javier Esposito, Seamus Dever as NYPD Detective Kevin Ryan, Molly Quinn as Alexis Castle with Susan Sullivan as Martha Rodgers. For season eight, Toks Olagundoye (“The Neighbors”) joined the series as Hayley.

    Guest cast: Ronnie Steadman as Gabriel Shaw, Emanuel Loarca as Guard, Michael Chieffo as Dr. Brock Martin, Anne-Marie Johnson as Sondra Kramer, Matthew Borlenghi as Rollins.

    “Hell to Pay” was written by Jim Adler (story) and Adam Frost & Nancy Kiu (teleplay) and directed by John Terlesky.


    CBS, the #1 rated network in daytime for 29 years, has renewed its entire Daytime schedule for the 2016-2017 season. The lineup, nominated for an industry-leading 60 Daytime Emmy Awards collectively, includes LET’S MAKE A DEAL; THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, which received a two-year pickup; THE TALK; and THE PRICE IS RIGHT and THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, which both previously received multi-year pickups through the 2017 season. This season, CBS Daytime saw its viewers increase +2% over a year ago.

    “Each year, CBS Daytime produces more than 1,000 episodes of programming – the most for any broadcast network – which is only possible due to the incredible passion of the industry’s best creative talent, both in front of and behind the camera,” said Angelica McDaniel, Executive Vice President, Daytime Programs and Syndicated Program Development, CBS Entertainment and CBS Television Distribution. “Our loyal audience has made CBS Daytime the #1 daily destination for millions of viewers and we thank them for contributing to this phenomenal success. Next year will be even bigger and bolder!”

    LET'S MAKE A DEAL, with Daytime Emmy Award-nominated host Wayne Brady, will return for its eighth season. LET'S MAKE A DEAL 1 is averaging 3.33 million viewers, up +3% from last season while LET'S MAKE A DEAL 2 is averaging 3.72 million viewers, up +2%. Produced by FremantleMedia North America, the show is broadcast weekdays (check local listings) on the CBS Television Network. Mike Richards, Dan Funk and Jennifer Mullin are executive producers. LET'S MAKE A DEAL is currently nominated for two Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Game Show and Outstanding Game Show Host.

    The 44th season of THE PRICE IS RIGHT 1 is up +4% from a year ago with an average of 5.13 million viewers while THE PRICE IS RIGHT 2 is up +3% with an average of 5.88 million viewers. Daytime television’s most watched daytime program, hosted by Drew Carey and produced by FremantleMedia North America, the program is broadcast weekdays (11:00 AM-12:00 PM, ET/10:00-11:00 AM, PT) on the CBS Television Network. Mike Richards and Jennifer Mullin are executive producers. THE PRICE IS RIGHT is currently nominated for two Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Game Show.

    The #1 daytime drama for 27 consecutive years, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, is averaging 5.28 million viewers, up +1% from last season. The series is broadcast weekdays (12:30-1:30 PM, ET/11:00 AM-12:00 PM, PT) on the CBS Television Network and is produced by Bell Dramatic Serial Company, in association with Sony Pictures Television. THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS is currently nominated for 27 Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama Series.

    THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, which recently celebrated its 29th anniversary, is averaging 3.94 million viewers. The most-watched dramatic serial in the world, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL is a Bell-Phillip Television production, broadcast weekdays (1:30 PM-2:00 PM, ET/12:30-1:00 PM, PT) on the CBS Television Network. THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL is currently nominated for 23 Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama Series.

    Currently in its sixth season, THE TALK is network television’s #1 daytime talk show, averaging 2.77 million viewers, up +2% from last year while remaining even in women 25-54 (1.0/06) and women 18-49 (0.7/05). Recently, the series won the 2016 People’s Choice Award for “Favorite Daytime TV Hosting Team” and the 2016 NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Talk Series.” THE TALK, hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood, broadcasts weekdays (2:00 PM, ET/1:00 PM, PT/CT). Produced by CBS Television Studios, the show was developed by Gilbert, who also serves as executive producer along with executive producer John Redmann. THE TALK is currently nominated for six Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment and Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host.

    This month, CBS Daytime announced the launch of NOT SAFE FOR DAYTIME, an edgy new series of digital videos on its YouTube channel that highlights and promotes CBS Daytime’s popular programs. The webisodes include inventive original skits, pop culture parodies and viral video spoofs, and feature stars from across the entire CBS Daytime lineup.

    Karla Mosley Opens Up About Her Struggle With Eating Disorders

    Karla Mosley (Maya, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL) wrote about her experiences with eating disorders in a powerful new blog post.

    “I have so much compassion for the young woman who was brave enough to seek out recovery from bulimia and binge eating almost 14 years ago,” she posted on the National Eating Disorders Association website.

    Mosley admitted that trying to be perfect extended into her attempts at recovery, making it more difficult until she realized she was holding herself to an unattainable standard.

    “Yes, I have soft areas on my body,” she said. “They are beautiful and healthy and womanly… and they’re all mine! Yes, I make big mistakes sometimes, I’m really human sometimes… that’s okay, too. Yes, getting work done, going to dance class, and volunteering is great, but so is lying around and watching TV that makes me belly laugh with friends.”

    When asked what she would say to her younger self at the beginning of her recovery journey, Mosley declared, “You’re beautiful, but everyone gets zits. You’re enough, but no one can do everything on their own. You have friends and family, but it’s your differences that make you you… and it’s all great!”

    For help with eating disorders, call the NEDA help line at 1-800-931-2237 or click here to visit their website.

    THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL's Texas Battle and THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS' Tatyana Ali Star in New Movie, 'Second Sight'

    Tatyana Ali (ex-Roxanne, THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS) and Texas Battle (ex-Marcus, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL) are co-starring in the new psychological thriller Second Sight!

    The film, which premieres on TV One Saturday, April 23, at 8 p.m. ET, stars Ali as a woman haunted by psychic visions of a kidnapped girl. Realizing that they’re not figments of her imagination, she sets out to save the missing child.

    “She’s a teacher, and one of the little girls in her school gets kidnapped,” Ali previews. “And her visions start again. It’s something she experienced when she was a child, and it starts up again and she has to deal with it.”

    Battle plays Ali’s boyfriend, who doesn’t believe her abilities and visions could possibly be real. “He thinks it’s one of those things where it’s just maybe a bad dream,” the actor explains. “He wants to believe her, but at the same time…”

    As their relationship is tested, the tension mounts and the quest to rescue the kidnapped child takes a dark and sinister turn. “There’s a twist!” Battle promises.

    Gina Rodriguez, Aziz Ansari Among Time's 100 Most Influential People

    The annual Time 100 Most Influential People list issue hit newsstands -- and the Internet -- on Thursday. And in entertainment, at least, the list reflects the diversity Hollywood has been actively working on growing over the past few years, especially on television.

    Featured TV stars include Jane the Virgin's Gina Rodriguez, Master of None mastermind Aziz Ansari, Quantico star Priyanka Chopra, Empire's Taraji P. Henson, reality star Caitlyn Jenner and Melissa McCarthy -- who is still on Mike & Molly, at least for another few weeks.

    In fact, there are only two white men from creative fields on the list: Leonardo DiCaprio, and video game vlogger Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg. The exclusion of white men like George Clooney, Matt Damon, or Eddie Redmayne is a surprising editorial choice, but a bold and much needed one.

    This past year has been about changing Hollywood from the inside out, and the diversity of the list feels more like a natural reflection of the demographic sea change in progress, rather than a "no white dudes allowed" political statement.

    Writing about Gina Rodriguez for the "Pioneers" section of the list, legendary actress and singer Rita Moreno praised the Jane the Virgin star for her hard-earned confidence, writing, "Whenever she talks about herself or about being Hispanic, she's sending the message 'I deserve this, I work very hard, and I'm a good person.'"

    "Caitlyn [knew] the consequences of coming out," writes transgender activist Wayne Maines in his capsule on Caitlyn Jenner, also for the "Pioneers" section. "Because no matter where you come from, how famous you might be or how much money you have, letting America see you in such a vulnerable way is daring and admirable--not self-serving."

    But it's not all about what each person signifies for the group they belong to, either. It's also about being allowed to not have to speak for an entire group of people and just tell one's own experience, like Aziz Ansari, who is praised by Broad City's Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer for Master of None's exceptional specificity of point-of-view.

    Take a look at the full list, which also includes Hamilton genius Lin-Manuel Miranda, basketball game-changer Steph Curry and Creed director Ryan Coogler, among dozens more, over at Time.

    24 HOURS WITH... Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

    ( Daytime Emmy Award nominated Jacqueline MacInnes Wood has traversed the globe, visiting exotic locations to film scenes as Steffy Forrester, her strong-willed character on long-running soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful (seen on CTV Two weekdays at 1 p.m. ET). But during her phone interview with 24 Hours, Wood was actually staying somewhere slightly less exotic - her hometown of Windsor, Ont., where she was spending time with friends and family and supporting the local food scene by "eating pizza every day."


    I used to live in Toronto. I was living in Toronto on my own when I was 17 years old. And the way I made ends meet was by deejaying. It was great, I deejayed all around Toronto. I did it to pay my rent. I don't do it as much now, but I'm going around Europe for all of July, so I'm going to be deejaying in Saint-Tropez, Ibiza and probably a few other places.


    I have to say that my no. 1 spot to film is Italy. I couldn't pick a spot in Italy specifically, but I just love the country, I love the people and I love the food. There's just something about it that puts me at ease. It's so beautiful. I'm going back there again in June and July. It's a great place. We're very lucky to be filming in so many places for The Bold and the Beautiful.


    I'm going with my mom. It's been on my bucket list, so I'm so excited. And the show is pretty big in Iceland, so I'm going to be doing some meet-and-greets, meeting some fans there, and doing some press as well. I'll do the Blue Lagoon, and hopefully see some Northern Lights, and really just travel around and kick back and relax.


    I still love the Toronto scene. L.A. has nothing on it. Toronto has zero f--s given. No one cares about how you look. You'll see people at the clubs that are 19, and you'll see people that are 65, and everyone's just there to 'wile out' and just enjoy themselves and dance and let their hair down.


    I love playing Steffy. It's so different from a movie, where you know the conclusion of your character. It's like every day with our show, and how quickly we film, and the turnaround with scripts, you really don't know what you're going to get. It's such a great challenge. It's a great learning curve. Steffy and I have a lot of differences, but there are similarities. She's spontaneous and she speaks her mind, and she's strong and opinionated, and that's very much how I am. But the manipulative, strategic Steffy? That's not me.


    Our food is incredible in Windsor. We're known for our amazing pizza. I think we got third in the world pizza contest. You can go to any pizza place in Windsor, Ont., and it's just incredible. Naples Pizza, Capri Pizza ... it's incredible.


    The Wrap reports that The Daytime Emmys, which will not be telecast this year, will have a strong live-streaming presence on Periscope, courtesy of a partnership between NATAS and Parachute TV. Parachute TV will cover the red carpets of both the main ceremony on May 1 and the Creative Arts Emmys on April 29, and winners will interact with fans via Periscope after their acceptance speeches.


    CBS Daytime announced today the launch of NOT SAFE FOR DAYTIME, an edgy new series of digital videos on its YouTube channel that highlights and promotes CBS Daytime’s popular programs. The webisodes will include inventive original skits, pop culture parodies and viral video spoofs, and feature stars from CBS Daytime’s #1 lineup, LET’S MAKE A DEAL, THE PRICE IS RIGHT, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL and THE TALK.

    “CBS Daytime has one of the most passionate and loyal audiences in television, reaching 28 million viewers each week,” said Angelica McDaniel, Executive Vice President, Daytime Programs and Syndicated Program Development, CBS Entertainment and CBS Television Distribution. “We wanted to thank them by creating even more content, going behind the scenes of our series and showing a side of our talent that is, well, not safe for daytime TV! This is an irreverent, fun, ‘fresh’ way to bring CBS Daytime to our viewers everywhere at any time.”

    New NOT SAFE FOR DAYTIME videos will be posted over the coming weeks to the CBS Daytime YouTube Channel. Following are examples of some of the videos:

    Bold and Delicious: Actor Pierson Fodé of THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL spoofs sexy fast food burger commercials.

    Draw My Life with Sharon Osbourne: Inspired by the YouTube viral videos for “Draw My Life,” THE TALK host tells her entertaining life story while humorous drawings illustrate her narrative.

    Whisper Challenge with Steve Burton & Joshua Morrow: Inspired by popular video challenges featured on YouTube, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS actors whisper fun phrases to one another while wearing noise cancelling headphones.

    Priceline with Sheryl Underwood & George Gray: THE TALK host tries to cut in line at THE PRICE IS RIGHT, but find out what happens when Underwood runs into the show’s announcer, George Gray.

    #LMAD: Behind the Deal: Announcer Jonathan Mangum of LET’S MAKE A DEAL pitches game ideas to his favorite Zonk characters, The Donkey, Gorilla and Turtle, that could put them out of work.

    CBS Daytime has been #1 in the day-part for 29 consecutive years, featuring a balance of dramas, game shows and talk. The Network’s daytime lineup includes network television’s #1 daytime program and longest-running game show THE PRICE IS RIGHT, the #1 daytime drama THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, network television’s most-watched talk show THE TALK, as well as THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL and LET’S MAKE A DEAL.

    Linsey Godfrey Opens Up About Her Emotionally Draining Storyline

    Linsey Godfrey (Caroline, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL) doesn’t just wear her heart on her sleeve; she wears her emotions all over her face, as she recently quipped in an interview with Soaps In Depth. “I have no poker face — zero,” she says with a laugh.

    Lately, the actress has had some seriously bittersweet feels for her B&B alter ego as Caroline tries to cherish motherhood while also keeping babydaddy Thomas in the dark about his connection to her child!

    “Pierson [Fodé, Thomas] and I had a scene [a few months ago] where we were both in tears — even though it wasn’t originally written that way — just because we’re so sad for both of these characters,” she says. “It’s a sad situation for everyone, including Ridge, and it makes me feel super sad, too!”

    That’s not to say that Godfrey doesn’t have plenty of other things in her life to celebrate, including being finally free from the heavy prosthetic pregnancy belly she’d been wearing in recent months on the show. The actress chats all about it, including those memorable labor and delivery scenes, in the latest issue of In Depth, on sale now!

    ‘When Calls The Heart’ Renewed For Season 4 By Hallmark Channel

    On the heels of record-breaking ratings for its Season 3 finale, Hallmark Channel has ordered a fourth season of frontier drama series When Calls The Heart. Production on the new season is scheduled to begin in Vancouver this summer for a 2017 premiere.

    The Season 3 finale episode pulled a 2.6 HH rating and 3 million total viewers in Live+3, making it highest-rated episode in the series’ history, according to Hallmark Channel and Nielsen stats. Overall, the third season averaged a 2.3 HH rating and 2.6 million total viewers in Live+3. Additionally, this season outperformed the season two L+3 delivery average by 23% among HHs, 46% among W25-54 and 30% among total viewers.

    When Calls the Heart is a Believe Pictures and Brad Krevoy Television production. Brad Krevoy, Robin Bernheim, Eric Jarboe, Brian Bird, Michael Landon, Jr., Michael Shepard, Susie Belzberg and Jimmy Townsend are executive producers. Eric Jarboe. Paul Jackson, Cynthia J. Cohen, Amanda Phillips Atkins, Neill Fearnley, Martin Wood and Peter DeLuise are co-executive producers.


    Acclaimed web soap THE BAY is moving to Amazon Prime this summer! 28 episode will be re-released on Amazon Prime as two 14-episode seasons, featuring a new beginning in this "Director's Cut." States Gregori J. Martin, THE BAY's creator, writer, and executive producer, "We’re excited to bring to the viewers these remastered episodes with never before seen footage. The show will have a new starting point, and we hope the viewers will binge watch the series to learn the whole story."

    In May, THE BAY will resume production on six new episodes comprising the second half of the latter season. Martin teases that Nicolas Coster's Jack will take an A Christmas Carol-esque journey featuring Carolyn Hennesy (Diane, GH) as Jack's late ex-wife, Brandon Beemer (Shawn, DAYS) as a younger John, Jensen Buchanan (Elise, Y&R) as a younger Melody and Marisa Tait (ex-Becky, B&B) as a younger Katherine. Elsewhere, Sara's (Mary Beth Evans) prison misery will continue, and Pete (Kristos Andrews) will face new dilemmas as he conspires to free his imprisoned mother while dealing with the news of Janice's (Lilly Melgar) brutal rape.

    For more information, check out

    Lawrence Saint-Victor Posts "Super" Selfie — See the Pic!

    (Pic) It’s been a while since Lawrence Saint-Victor (Carter) has made an appearance on THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL, but the actor posted a selfie from the gym to let fans know he’s still “Feeling SUPER!

    There’s no doubt that B&B could use a superhero these days, so it would be the perfect time for Carter to pop back into town!


    BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL songbird Reign Edwards (Nicole) tweeted that she will be the guest vocalist tomorrow night (Apr 14) at the Los Angeles Dodgers game, where she will perform the national anthem. “Yay!!” tweeted the Daytime Emmy nominee for Outstanding Younger Actress. Congratulations, Reign!!

    Colleen Zenk Visits THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL Set!

    (Pic) Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke) threw soap fans into a tizzy when she posted a photo of herself and co-star John McCook (Eric) with AS THE WORLD TURNS legend Colleen Zenk (Barbara) on the set of THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL!

    With Zenk’s ATWT character a fashion designer, it would be a fun crossover if they introduced Barbara Ryan over on B&B! Unfortunately, it turns out this was just the East Coast-based actress paying a visit to her friend, Lang, while in California.

    “I had never met John before,” Zenk reveals to Soaps In Depth, “but had seen him in The Pajama Game in 1972 when I got my Equity card. We have a million theater friends in common. What a lovely man!

    “We sat in John’s dressing room and just shared stories for an hour or so,” she adds. “And then I got on the train to San Diego!”

    It’s a shame it was just a friendly personal visit, because we can’t stop imagining Barbara Ryan going to work for Forrester Creations!

    Ricky Paull Goldin Hosts New Reality Series SAVE OUR SHED

    (Video Sneak Peek) Daytime vet Ricky Paull Goldin has an exciting new gig with The Design Network’s new series SAVE OUR SHED!

    The actor — best known as GUIDING LIGHT’s Gus and ALL MY CHILDREN’s Jake among his many soap credits — is teaming up with Michael Murray as the co-hosts of this new reality series that helps families turn their ugly storage sheds into something amazing in just 48 hours!

    SAVE OUR SHED premieres Tuesday, April 12, on The Design Network, and you can watch it on their website by clicking here! But until then, check out this preview!

    So Wild! Inside Ashley Jones’ Safari-Themed High Tea Baby Shower

    (Pic, Pic, Pic, Pic, Pic, Pic) When it comes to motherhood, Ashley Jones is already walking on the wild side.

    The mom-to-be — who’s expecting a son with husband Joel Henricks in May — celebrated the upcoming arrival of their baby boy with a safari-themed high tea baby shower thrown by good friends Kaley Cuoco and Marisa Coughlan on Saturday.

    Hosted by her girlfriends at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake, California, the baby bash brought together Jones’ friends and family, including moms-to-be Lacey Chabert and Ali Fedotowsky, new moms Amy Davidson and Haylie Duff, and The Guncles, Bill Horn and Scout Masterson.

    “When I arrived, I saw sweet Kaley and almost started crying. It was a safari paradise,” Jones, who wore a dress from Seraphine maternity, tells PEOPLE exclusively.

    Seasoned party planner Cuoco (she also hosted Davidson’s baby shower!) worked with Lauren Tatum Events to set the scene with people dressed up in elaborate costumes and body art as a zebra and giraffe, who then roamed the grounds and could be seen pretending to eat leaves in the distance as guests enjoyed their afternoon tea.

    “In another life, Kaley must have been a party planner. She adds whimsical details to her parties that are unforgettable and thrilling,” says the former The Bold and the Beautiful star. “Sitting at high tea and watching fabulous acrobatic artists on stilts as safari animals is surreal. I felt like I had been transplanted to South Africa!”

    Guests were also treated to live music courtesy a jazz quartet and were gifted with a pair of Rothy’s flats, a nod to Jones’ “seamless transition” into motherhood.

    As the afternoon winded down, Jones, who’s currently appearing on General Hospital, was joined by Henricks and his 3½-year-old son Huck.

    “Huck was able to see a bit of the festivities,” says Jones. “He loved the animal theme and has a whole bevy of new creatures to play with in his room now.”

    She continues, “This was one of the most memorable days of my life. Rarely am I at a loss for words, but seeing so many people you love in one room supporting the next step of your life is overwhelming. Kaley and Marisa really surprised me. They kept all the details about the day a secret, which made it even more special. I’m still in shock, but full of gratitude.”

    And while Jones, 39, was thrilled to have her family join her for her special day, she admits the circle of support extended beyond the shower.

    “My mom and her two sisters came out to attend the shower, but also ended up helping with the nursery,” she shares. “There’s nothing like having a village of women supporting you.”


    The has the exclusive photos of the Hawaii wedding of B&B’s Darin Brooks (Wyatt) and Kelly Kruger (ex-Eva). "SO excited to finally be able to share this with you guys!” posted Kruger on Instagram. "Head over to @theknot to get an exclusive look inside the most special day of our lives!!

    Ashlyn Pearce Can't Wait to Reunite With her Co-Stars at the Emmys!

    Ashlyn Pearce (ex-Aly, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL) was in an audition when the Daytime Emmy Awards nominations were announced, so she had to wait until after she was done to check her messages and discover that she was up for Outstanding Younger Actress!

    Despite the fact that Pearce left the soap last July when her character was unexpectedly killed off, she is thrilled to be honored for those final scenes. “Even if it’s just a nomination, it’s such a great thing for me,” she tells Soaps In Depth. “I had my character from the beginning to the end, and to know that people liked my character and thought that I did a good performance just makes me have a huge smile on my face. So I can at least walk away feeling really, really good about what I brought to B&B.”

    Pearce is also looking forward to reconnecting with her former castmates when they all gather together on Sunday, May 1, for the ceremony and all the parties. “They are so fun to spend time with!” she enthuses. “Twenty-three nominations for B&B is such a wonderful success, so we’re going to be super-stoked, and hopefully we’ll get all the wins! That would be great!”

    Ashlyn Pearce Appears on SALEM — See the Trailer!

    (Video) Ashlyn Pearce (ex-Aly, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL) has a spooky new role on SALEM!

    Hot on the heels of her Daytime Emmy Award nomination, Pearce will be appearing in the WGN supernatural drama series as Alice. “I can’t talk too much about the character,” she tells Soaps In Depth. “It’s a period piece, so that was really fun.”

    You can see Pearce in this teaser trailer for SALEM's third season, which is scheduled to premiere at Halloween.


    LADIES OF THE LAKE, the new digital series based on the novel by DAYS’s Executive Producer Ken Corday of the same name, has announced its cast. In addition to Kyle Lowder (ex-Brady, DAYS et al), Arianne Zucker (Nicole, DAYS), John-Paul Lavoisier (Philip, DAYS), Martha Madison (Belle, DAYS), Wally Kurth (Justin, DAYS/Ned, GH), Marie Wilson (Summer, DAYS), Gordon Thomson (ex-Adam, DYNASTY et al), John Callahan (ex-Edmund, AMC et al), Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy, DAYS), Lilly Melgar (ex-Lily, GH), Jessica Morris (ex-Jennifer, OLTL) and Jillian Clare (ex-Abby, DAYS) will appear in the new sudser from WINTERTHORNE creator Michael Caruso. Follow the show on Twitter @LOTLSERIES1.

    2016 GLAAD Media Awards Winners

    Outstanding Daily Drama: The Bold and The Beautiful (CBS)

    Outstanding Music Artist: Ricky Martin, A quien quiera escuchar (Sony Music Latin)

    Talk Show Appearance


    Friday, April 8

    The cast of CBS’s “The Bold and the Beautiful” including Rena Sofer, Thorsten Kaye, Scott Clifton and Linsey Godfrey (n)

    Agnes Bruckner Welcomes Son Sebastian Lopeti

    (Pic) Agnes Bruckner is a mom!

    The Returned star welcomed her first child, a baby boy, with boyfriend Alefaio Brewer on Wednesday, March 30, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

    Son Sebastian Lopeti Brewer was born at 1:15 p.m., weighing 8 lbs. 15 oz. He measured 21.5 inches long.

    “We’re so excited to welcome our lion cub into this world,” the couple tell PEOPLE. “He’s truly a blessing and we couldn’t be more happy and proud!”

    Sharing a photo of herself with her son Friday evening, Bruckner added, “I’ve never known a love like this. He’s pure magic. Thank you for all the love. We feel all of it.”

    The birth of her son is a moment Bruckner, 30, has long been waiting for. “From a young age, I dreamed about being a mom,” she told PEOPLE while announcing the pregnancy in October.

    “Now it’s finally happening for real and I couldn’t be more excited.”

    Since her announcement, the mom-to-be has shared her pregnancy journey — including shots of her growing baby bump — on social media.

    Shortly before welcoming her baby boy, the actress posted a fresh-faced selfie of herself cradling her belly, with the caption, “Still very preggo. Whenever [you’re] ready my prince! Lol my hips don’t lie and they in pain.”

    Days later, Bruckner shared another belly shot, captioning it, “My prince, my main man, my love. Can you please come out soon? I can’t wait to smother you with kisses hugs and love already. Momma & Dada are ready!”

    Chaz Bono Dishes About His Role on THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL!

    (Pic) Actor Chaz Bono appears on THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL today as a pal of Wyatt’s who, conveniently, happens to be a minister who can officiate weddings!

    Steffy and Wyatt’s nuptials prompted Bono’s involvement in the storyline, but the transgender son of legendary entertainers Cher and Sonny Bono tells Soaps In Depth that he wouldn’t be opposed to seeing “Reverend Rydell” return for subsequent blessed events on the show. “It was a really great experience, I learned a ton, and I really loved the people that I worked with,” he says, “so, absolutely, I’d love to return for, I don’t know … a christening? A funeral? Another wedding? So much happens on that show, so you never know! But I hope so!”

    In the meantime, Bono has been busy on other projects, including prepping for an L.A. theater production of the Sam Shephard play The God Of Hell, which he’s producing and acting in. He also has a role in director Adi Shankar’s dark, superhero-themed project Gods And Secrets, in which he plays the nefarious right-hand man to an equally nefarious villain. “I usually gravitate toward those kinds of darker characters, so to play a minister on B&B was really pretty funny,” says Bono, who appears on the soap on Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1. “It’s not typically what I do!”

    Antonio Sabato Jr. Is Joining the Chippendales!

    It's not Antonio Sabato Jr.'s first time at the washboard rodeo, and we can only hope it won't be his last!

    The actor, model and Dancing with the Stars alum – who has appeared in several of PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive and Most Beautiful People issues – is about to put on the Chippendales' signature cuffs and collar as the newest celebrity guest host for the Las Vegas revue.

    "I am looking forward to joining the Chippendales in Las Vegas as their celebrity guest host," Sabato Jr. says in a statement released exclusively to PEOPLE. "It is a legendary show, an iconic brand and a fun experience for all. I am excited to be a part of the energetic atmosphere!"

    Sabato Jr., 44, will appear for five weeks only (May 5–June 5) at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino, following in the footsteps of previous guest hosts including Ian Ziering and Tyson Beckford.

    For additional information, visit


    Kyle Lowder (ex-Brady, DAYS; ex-Rick, B&B) has been tapped to star in LADIES OF THE LAKE, a new digital series based on the novel of the same name by DAYS’s Executive Producer Ken Corday. Lowder was instrumental in spearheading the initial concept to bring the page-tuner to the small screen. The series will be adapted and executive produced by Michael Caruso (creator of DEVANITY and WINTERTHORNE) and two-time Emmy winner Sonia Blangiardo will direct. Filming begins next month. Ladies of the Lake tells the story of four wealthy wives living in the exclusive gated community of Avalon. When their abusive husbands begin to turn up dead, Detective Shawn Daniels (Lowder) launches an investigation. “Bringing Ken Corday's novel to life is something that I wanted to do from the first time I read it,” said Lowder in a statement. "To have the opportunity to work with Michael Caruso and all the talent involved, both in front of and behind the camera, is truly inspiring.” Corday added, “When Kyle and Michael unveiled their vision for transforming Ladies of the Lakeinto digital episodes, I was delighted. Our creative collaboration is a burst of fresh energy which stays true to the original story and also introduces these beautiful, intelligent, complex women to a broader audience."


    BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL is on the lookout to fill two upcoming roles: The first is a contract role for a young leading lady, Caucasian, 22-27 years old. She is described as, “worldly, sophisticated, confident and artistic.” The second is a 2-episode stint for the role of Ed De La Rosa, a confident, polished attorney in his 30s.

    Reign Edwards Celebrates Her First Daytime Emmy Nomination!

    In her first year as Nicole on THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL, Reign Edwards has already earned herself a Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Younger Actress! And she was so eager to find out the big news that she was tuned in to watch the announcement live on THE TALK!

    “I was too impatient to wait until later,” she tells Soaps In Depth with a laugh. “I was with my family, and we had a big celebration. I had a moment. I’m still kind of on a high from it!”

    When it came to selecting which episodes of B&B to submit to earn her nomination, Edwards relied on a very trusted opinion — and it wasn’t one of her co-stars! “It was just me and my mom,” she reveals. “We went with what our gut feeling was.”

    The episodes they ultimately selected were the ones with Nicole at the restaurant with her parents, Vivienne and Julius, played by Outstanding Guest Performer nominees Anna Maria Horsford and Obba Babatundé. “Those were some of my favorite scenes to shoot,” Edwards confides.

    Jacob Young Calls Daytime Emmy Award Nomination a "Blessing"

    You might think that Jacob Young (Rick, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL) would have been at the hospital with his wife, Christen, and their new daughter, Grace, when he learned he’d been nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor at this year’s Daytime Emmy Awards — but you’d be wrong!

    The actor tells Soaps In Depth that he was actually at a car dealership having his SUV serviced so they can trade it in for one that will comfortably seat all three of their children! “So I’ve been stuck in the service department,” he chuckles.

    But that didn't lessen the joy when the show contacted him to let him know the good news. “It’s always such a nice call to get,” Young confides. “And I’m thrilled. I really am. It’s such a blessing to be nominated. I say that all the time, but it really is, to be recognized for the work that you’ve done.”

    Unfortunately, Christen will not be able to attend the ceremony with him, but Young already knows who is date will be! “I’m going to bring Luke with me,” he reports. “We’re going to have a daddy/son day!”

    'Bold and the Beautiful' Star Pierson Fode Flaunts Shirtless Hardbody in Hawaii

    () Pierson Fode gives you six solid reasons here to keep watching "The Bold and the Beautiful" ... or to start if you're not on board yet.

    The soap star flaunted his washboard abs while jogging in Hawaii and cooling off under waterfalls along the trail. The 24-year-old heartthrob actor is winning at life right now -- he just got an Emmy nomination for outstanding younger actor in a drama series.

    That body is on the right show.

    Linsey Godfrey Shares Her Daughter's Hilarious Reaction to Her Daytime Emmy Nomination!

    (Video) As a mom, Linsey Godfrey (Caroline, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL) ended up celebrating her Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a very unique way!

    She was getting out of the shower with two-year-old daughter Aleda when she received a barrage of texts. “One was from our producer, Casey [Kasprzyk], and I grabbed the phone and checked it,” Godfrey tells Soaps In Depth. “He was like, ‘Congratulations.’ I was like, ‘No, it’s not on yet. Are you sure?’ He’s like, ‘Yeah, East Coast feed.’ And as he said that, my daughter peed on the floor on my feet!”

    As if that wasn't enough, Godfrey also shared an adorable video expressing her gratitude at the nomination, and sharing the exciting news with her baby girl!

    Godfrey admits she’s already planning her big night out at the Emmys. “I’ve definitely already got my dress,” she confides, “but I’m keeping that a secret right now. And I’m not sure who I’m bringing. I’ve got someone in mind, but I’m keeping it all a secret right now!”

    Pierson Fodé Celebrates His Daytime Emmy Nomination in a Unique Way!

    (Photo) Because he was in Hawaii when the Daytime Emmy Award nominations were announces, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL’s Pierson Fodé (Thomas) got the news very early in the morning — luckily he was already awake!

    “I just hadn’t been doing anything,” he tells Soaps In Depth. “I’m in Hawaii on top of a volcano over here. Just kind of a cool space to be in. I’m drinking coffee and here comes an Emmy nomination! So thank you for that! It was pretty fantastic.”

    To earn the nomination, Fodé submitted the two episodes with the confrontation between Thomas and Ridge that blew up into a full-on fight. “Kind of about his unrequited fatherly love that he was wanting,” he says, “and then he punched his dad in the face. Classic!”

    Fodé hasn’t decided yet who his date for the big night will be. “I’m leaning towards bringing my mom because that would be a really cool moment for her to be a part of,” he confides. However, he knows what he’s doing before he heads home!

    “I’m going to do a lava tube hike," Fodé reveals. "Cruising around inside some lava tubes and crawling through some deep, dark spaces!”

    piersonfode: 3-24-16 is the day everything changed I wake up on an active volcano in Hawaii to a call from @boldandbeautifulcbs saying I was just nominated for an Emmy. During this exact same moment my family is on their way to auction off our family farm. Reasons being my dad has had three heart attacks in the last 6 years from the stress of debt running our farm and being a hero with my mom for us kids. I've got so many things to be grateful for right now and am so honored to be apart of this amazing show on @cbsdaytime . Thank you to everyone who continue to support me no matter what. To celebrate Im jumping off a cliff... Farewell! #cbsdaytime #emmy #emmys2016 #Hawaii #blahblahblah ??????????


    In a statement, NATAS confirms that the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmys, which will take place on May 1, will not be televised. "After last year’s critically successful Daytime telecast, it is with great disappointment that The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announces that there will not be a broadcast of the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy ® Awards,” said Bob Mauro, President. “After months of negotiations to find show sponsorship, the NATAS Executive Board has decided that the current climate for awards shows prohibits the possibility of a telecast this year. With that said, we will be putting on a world-class awards celebration honoring the best and brightest of Daytime television and look forward to an exciting show. All efforts regarding returning the annual gala to television in 2017 are underway.” Said David Michaels, SVP, Daytime Emmy Awards, "We are especially grateful for our passionate Daytime fans and are looking forward to producing a grand gala that honors the talents and artistries of all the professionals that represent Daytime television."

    Caretaker sues Betty White over unpaid wages

    Betty White‘s former caretaker is suing the actress for allegedly not allowing her to take breaks or paying her overtime.

    Anita Maynard filed a lawsuit last week and newly uncovered court documents, obtained by Buzzfeed, detail Maynard’s claims she was not properly compensated for work.

    Maynard states she worked as a live-in caretaker for the “Golden Girls” actress from Feb. 23, 1994, until March 11, 2016.

    She alleges that she worked for 14 hours and was not paid overtime. She also claims that she has not been paid in full including pay owed for vacation time.

    She is asking the court for wages owed and attorney fees.

    A rep for White did not immediately return FOX411’s request for comment.

    ‘Lawman’ star Peter Brown dies at 80

    Peter Brown (Charles Sanders, OLTL/Greg Peters, Days/Roger Forbes, Loving/Doctor, Generations, Robert, Y&R/Blake, B&B), who played Deputy Johnny McKay on 1960s TV Western “Lawman,” died March 21 in Phoenix, Arizona. He was 80.

    Brown played McKay on ABC’s “Lawman” during the entire 1958-62 run of the series, which starred John Russell as Marshal Dan Troop. Brown was also a regular on NBC Western “Laredo,” playing Chad Cooper during the series’ 1965-67 run. This story of the Texas Ranger starred Neville Brand as Reese Bennett.

    Brown also guested on a number of other TV Westerns, including “Maverick,” “Cheyenne” and “The Virginian.” On the big screen during the period he appeared in Disney’s Hayley Mills musical “Summer Magic” (1963), surfing movie “Ride the Wild Surf” (1964) and Ann-Margret vehicle “Kitten With a Whip” (1964).

    During the 1970s while continuing his TV career, Brown played the villain in the 1974 blaxploitation classic “Foxy Brown,” starred with William Smith in “Piranha” (1972) and starred in the horror-thriller “Act of Vengeance” (1974). He appeared in 1982 prison picture “The Concrete Jungle,” starring Jill St. John, and Fred Williamson’s “The Messenger” (1986).

    Brown did quite a bit of work on daytime soaps, recurring during the 1970s on “Days of Our Lives” as Dr. Greg Peters, on “The Young and the Restless” from 1989-1991 as Robert Laurence and on “The Bold and the Beautiful” in 1991-1992 as Blake Hayes.

    He was a steady presence on television as a guest actor on series including “The Bob Newhart Show,” “Wonder Woman,” “Magnum, P.I.,” “Dallas,” “Knight Rider,” “Baywatch” and “Wings.”

    Brown made his last screen appearance in 2005 in the feature Western “Hell to Pay.”

    Born Pierre Lind de Lappe in New York City, the actor and his family moved West when he was young. While in the Army, he got into acting when he organized a theater group on base in Alaska to occupy his spare time. After his discharge he studied acting at UCLA.

    Brown is survived by fifth wife Kerstin, whom he met in 2008. Other survivors include his children Joshua, Matt and Christi and three grandchildren.

    ‘Justice’ Rounds Out Cast

    Nathan Parsons, Jackson Rathbone and Lesley-Anne Down have joined the cast of Justice, an indie Western starring Jamie Lynn Sigler and Stephen Lang. Set in 1868, it centers on an old abandoned mine that is being transformed into a military stronghold by a corrupt mayor and a band of outlaws hellbent on re-energizing the just-ended Civil War. When a U.S. marshal comes to town and finds out that his brother has been murdered, his search for the killer takes him on a life-or-death struggle for a much greater cause. Parsons plays Marshal James McCord, Rathbone is the marshal’s brother and Down plays the mother of Sigler’s character. Quinton Aaron also booked a supporting role. Parsons, whose credits include The Originals, True Blood and General Hospital, is repped by Innovative Artists and Creative Partners Group. Rathbone, who appeared in The Twilight Saga films and Finding Carter, is with Innovative Artists and Link Entertainment. Veteran Down’s recent credits include The Bold and the Beautiful and the feature I Am Watching You.

    Carrie Genzel Previews Her Two New Movies!

    It’s a great time for Carrie Genzel (ex-Ali, Days, Nursa, B&B/Skye, AMC), the actress who originated the role of Skye on ALL MY CHILDREN!

    On Friday, March 25, her film They’re Watching will be released to select theaters nationwide, and to Video On Demand. In the comedic horror thriller, Genzel plays the producer/host of an international home renovation show that takes her American crew on location to an Eastern European village, only to become unexpectedly stranded.

    “Let’s just say that the locals are NOT happy that we’re there,” Genzel laughs of the film that also stars Brigid Brannagh (ARMY WIVES). “It’s really, really fun… My character’s a ball-buster, and she’s very frustrated [and pretty foul-mouthed!] through the film.”

    Then on Saturday, April 9, at 9 p.m. EST, Genzel can be seen in the new Hallmark Original, Hearts Of Spring. “It’s about a single woman [Lisa Whelchel, THE FACTS OF LIFE] who owns a flower shop and blogs about parenting,” Genzel reveals. “She attracts some people who aren’t necessarily down with her opinions, including pediatrician Andy Summers (played by Michael Shanks, SAVING HOPE; STARGATE SG-1), who posts using a different handle.” As luck would have it, the gal falls for the good doctor in real life, not realizing that he’s her online nemesis. Her “rival” for his attentions? None other than Genzel!

    “I play another woman whose six-year-old son is the biggest brat on the planet, and I think he walks on water,” she laughs. “I’m after Andy in a big way… I’m just throwing myself at him throughout.” For Genzel, the movie was a chance to reunite with Shanks, the fellow Canadian with whom she starred in Lifetime’s The Pastor’s Wife.

    “We laughed so hard making this movie,” she says. “The soap fans are gonna love it. It’s a great romance that has some fun, quirky characters in it.”

    For more on what the stars of AMC are up to now, keep reading the ABC edition of Soaps In Depth magazine!


    Peter Brown (ex-Greg, DAYS/ex-Blake, B&B/Roger, Loving/Doctor, Generations/Robert/Y&R), 80, passed away on March 21 from undisclosed causes. "My dear friend, actor Peter Brown died today with his loving wife Kerstin by his side," family friend Alison Reynolds announced on Twitter. In addition to his wife, the New York-born actor is survived by two sons, Matthew and Joshua.


    B&B’s Jacob Young (Rick) announced on Instagram that he and his wife Christen welcomed their third child, a girl, on March 20. “Last night at 1:51 a.m. this beautiful woman @christenyoung4 gave birth to our beautiful baby girl. Grace Elizabeth Young entered the world Palm Sunday weighing in at 6 pounds 11 ounces. 18 1/2” she is a beauty like her mother. I’m so proud of you Christen. I’m a blessed man.” Baby Grace joins big brother Luke, 7, and big sis Molly, 2. The couple married on May 13, 2007. Congratulations!


    The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and THE TALK today announced that, for the second year in a row, the Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show will exclusively reveal the “43rd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards” nominations live on Thursday, March 24 (2:00-3:00 PM, ET; 1:00-2:00 PM, PT/CT) on the CBS Television Network.

    After the Daytime Emmy Awards are announced on Sunday, May 1, THE TALK will continue the celebration with its fifth annual “After Party,” honoring some of the night’s biggest winners on Monday, May 2. Guest names will be announced following the Daytime Emmy Awards early Monday morning, May 2.


    Despite working as a successful sales specialist at Mercedes-Benz of Beverly Hills, Matt Borlenghi (ex-Brian, AMC/ex-Anthony, DAYS/ex-Ziggy, B&B) hasn't retired from acting altogether. In fact, Borlenghi recently booked guest-starring roles on three different prime-time shows. He has just completed work on MURDER IN THE FIRST, plus is set to start filming appearances on CASTLE and MISTRESSES.


    (Photo) Darin Brooks (Wyatt, B&B) and fiancée/Digest columnist Kelly Kruger (ex-Eva, B&B; ex-Mac, Y&R) are in his home state of Hawaii and prepping for their big day. The duo took off on March 15, and Brooks posted a photo from the airport with the caption, " w/@KrugerKelly #BrooksingItToTheAltar.” His on-screen mom, Rena Sofer (Quinn) sent regrets on not being able to attend. "I'm so excited for you both!!!!! Mazel Tov!!!” she tweeted. "I'm so sorry not to be there but I'm sending you all my love!!!” Two co-stars who will be there for the “I do’s” are Linsey Godfrey (Caroline) and Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy). "Late night packing for Hawaii for @KrugerKelly and @THEEdarinbrooks wedding! But I just know I'm forgetting something! SOOO many Hawaiian shenanigans to get into with my wedding date @JacquelineMWood!” tweeted Godfrey. For the inside scoop on Kruger’s bridal shower, check out the issue of Digest on sale now. Congratulations to the happy couple!

    Tracey Bregman's BF Claims Her Son Wants to Kill Me

    "The Young and the Restless" star Tracey Bregman is in the middle of an intense legal battle between her son and boyfriend ... and the bf says he's scared for his life.

    According to legal docs obtained by TMZ ... Bregman's boyfriend, Brian Landow, got a restraining order against her 19-year-old son, Landon. Brian says Landon pulled a gun on him and has threatened to kill him multiple times -- this is all because he and Tracey have tried to put an end to Landon's out-of-control partying.

    In fact, according to Brian ... Landon hates him so much, the teen hatched a plan straight out of a soap script to sabotage mom's relationship -- hiding panties in Brian's car and dumping cocaine in his coffee.

    The two are set to go to court later this month.

    Baby Boy on the Way for Ashley Jones

    (Pic1, Pic2, Pic3) Ashley Jones is going to be a mom!

    The former The Bold and the Beautiful star is pregnant and expecting her first child, a son, with husband Joel Henricks in May, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

    “Becoming a mother has been a lifelong dream of mine. It seems surreal that it’s now happening,” Jones, 39, tells PEOPLE. “Although life as we know it will forever change, Joel and I can’t wait to meet this baby.”

    Although the new addition will be Jones’ first baby, Henricks, an IT director of infrastructure, is already dad to 3½-year-old Huck, his son from a previous relationship — and the big brother-to-be couldn’t be more excited.

    “Huck asks every few days, ‘Is the baby still in your tummy?’ ” says Jones. “He latched on to the notion of being a big brother immediately. Now, he’s just ready to put all this talk into action.”

    She jokes, “Although he questions if the baby is still inside me, he’s quick to remind me that my belly is getting really big!”

    Helping raise Huck has given Jones a glimpse into motherhood, but she admits the newborn stage will be an entirely new experience.

    “The transition into becoming a family has been full of surprises and useful lessons. Huck was only 2 when I met him, so we journeyed through potty training and sleep training together,” she shares. “But I’ve been told nothing really prepares you for a newborn at home.”

    Fortunately, other than the occasional late night due to her active baby boy, Jones has had a seemingly easy pregnancy. “I’m feeling amazingly well. Some days are easier than others. I know women that have had extreme morning sickness their entire pregnancy, so I feel blessed any complaints have been minimal,” she says.

    “This kiddo loves to have dance parties while I’m trying to sleep, but that’s hardly a complaint.”

    With two months to go until she welcomes her little guy, Jones, who’s currently appearing on General Hospital, is staying busy filming her daytime drama — and keeping her baby bump hidden on camera!

    “I’m actually still taping General Hospital. I’ve loved working during pregnancy,” she shares. “I started taping General early December 2015, not knowing how long the storyline would last. Executive producer Frank Valentini has been wonderfully accommodating and supportive. I look forward to each new script from the writers.”

    Jones’ next appearance on General Hospital begins airing March 22, and later this year she will star opposite Billy Burke in the independent film Good After Bad.

    Soaps Hunks relive the '80s! Stephen Nichols! Don Diamont! A Martinez! Michael E. Knight!

    Soaps Hunks relive the '80s! Stephen Nichols! Don Diamont! A Martinez! Michael E. Knight!: Video.

    CBS Soap Mayhem

    Grab your jerseys, and put on your game faces because CBS Soap Mayhem is back and better than ever.

    This year, some of the biggest stars from The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless will go head-to-head in a basketball game to see which show will take home the coveted trophy—and you get to be part of the action! The fun-filled competition will stream live on Thursday, March 10 at 11:30am EST / 8:30am PST on the official CBS Daytime Facebook page.

    But, that's not all. With the help of this year's team captains and social media ambassadors, B&B's Linsey Godfrey and Y&R's Christian LeBlanc, the event will be live-tweeted and pictures will be posted to Instagram on both of the show handles, so you won't miss a single exciting moment.

    The 2016 bracket promises for a hilarious and action-packed event, pitting some seriously talented stars against each other.

    On the B&B side, we have:
    Karla Mosley vs. Alley Mills
    Don Diamont vs. Jacob Young
    Heather Tom vs. Reign Edwards
    Rome Flynn vs. Pierson Fodé.

    On the Y&R side, we have:
    Gina Tognoni vs. Lauralee Bell
    Joshua Morrow vs. Kristoff St. John
    Christel Khalil vs. Melissa Ordway
    Bryton James vs. Jason Thompson

    To help oversee a fair battle, announcer George Gray from The Price Is Right will lend his vibrant personality and excellent sportsmanship as the 2016 Soap Mayhem referee.

    Will Bryton James once again out-shoot the competition, or will this be B&B's year to shine?

    John J. York and Réal Andrews Join Katherine Kelly Lang in a New Movie

    (Pic1, Pic2) Some very familiar faces are teaming up for a new indie film!

    GENERAL HOSPITAL’s John J. York (Mac) shared a photo on Twitter with “old friend," Réal Andrews (ex-Taggert, GH), and “new friend,” Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL), on the set of Dear Diary, I Died.

    While plot details aren’t yet available, Lang revealed her character name by tweeting that she is “enjoying this adventure as Michelle Wilson.”

    Andrews shared his own selfie with York from the set, excited to be acting with his former GH co-star again. He also tweeted, “It’s great to be working with such a great cast.”

    As more information about Dear Diary, I Died emerges, we’ll be sure to let you know.

    Obba Babantudé Defends His Character's Despicable Actions!

    If no one likes a cynic, then why do we have so much fun watching THE BOLD & BEAUTIFUL’s Julius rail on about his distaste for his daughters’ life choices? Perhaps it’s because of the way his portrayer, Obba Babantudé, manages to imbue the character with humanity, despite his stuck-in-his-ways — and sometimes selfish — sensibilities.

    “Julius represents much of what we’re seeing going on in the world today, the people who say, ‘Hey, we’re not accepting that,’” says the actor of his alter ego’s reluctance to embrace Maya’s transformation to a transgender woman. “It would be easy enough to make him a jerk, but he’s actually an articulate, intelligent man, who happens to love his children. That’s what makes him so interesting. He feels the way he feels with a sense of righteous indignation.”

    Babatundé chats about the challenges and rewards of playing such a complicated character at this stage in his storied career, including his opinion of Julius’s infamous outburst at Rick and Maya’s wedding! It’s all in the latest issue of Soaps In Depth, on sale now!


    B&B alum Kim Matula (Hope) will make a guest appearance on her former soap on Wednesday, March 16. The actress recently made headlines for booking a new role on the Lifetime series UnREAL, which returns for its second season later this spring. Matula was last seen briefly in April 2015, when Brooke tried to get Hope to stop Deacon’s nups to Quinn.

    UnREAL Taps Teen Wolf, B&B Stars as Everlasting Hopefuls in Season 2

    The Season 2 competition for the heart of UnREAL‘s new bachelor, Darius Hill (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. alum BJ Britt), is heating up.

    Meagan Tandy (Teen Wolf) and Kim Matula (The Bold and the Beautiful) have been cast as contestants on the Lifetime drama’s fictional dating show Everlasting, our sister site Variety reports.

    Tandy will play Chantal, an elegant Southern debutante who believes she’s destined to marry Darius following the tragic loss of her fiancé.

    Matula will portray Tiffany, a hot, smart and rich all­-American girl looking to step out of the shadow of her NFL team-owner father.

    The actresses join Season 2 additions Monica Barbaro (Hawaii Five-0) and newcomer Denée Benton as fellow Everlasting hopefuls, Michael Rady (Jane the Virgin) as a filmmaker and Gentry White (TURN: Washington’s Spies) as Darius’ cousin.


    CBS’s entire daytime lineup posted growth in viewers over the prior week and the same week a year ago with the top six programs, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Feb. 14.

    LET’S MAKE DEAL 1 was up +5% (3.36m from 3.22m) last week and +4% from the same week a year ago (from 3.25m). In women 25-54, LET’S MAKE A DEAL was up +11% from both last week and last year (1.0 from 0.9).

    LET’S MAKE A DEAL 2 posted viewer growth of +3% over last week (3.87m from 3.75m) and +2% over a year ago (from 3.78m) while up +10% in women 25-54 (1.1 from 1.0) from both a week and year ago.

    THE PRICE IS RIGHT 1 was up +4% in viewers (5.46m from 5.24m) versus last week and +10% versus last year (from 4.98m). THE PRICE IS RIGHT 2 saw growth of +2% over last week (6.22m from 6.08m) and +8% from last year (from 5.78m).

    THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS was up +3% from a week ago (5.01m from 4.87m) and +2% from a year ago (from 4.89m).

    THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL increased +3% from last week (3.74m from 3.64m) and +1% from last year (from 3.72m).

    THE TALK posted weekly growth of +4% (2.90m from 2.81m) and yearly gains of +1% (from 2.87m).

    Overall, CBS has the top six daytime programs in viewers: THE PRICE IS RIGHT 2 at #1, THE PRICE IS RIGHT 1 at #2, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS at #3, LET’S MAKE A DEAL 2 at #4, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL at #5 and LET’S MAKE A DEAL 1 at #6.

    In women 25-54, CBS has the top four daytime programs: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS at #1, THE PRICE IS RIGHT 2 at #2, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL at #3 and THE PRICE IS RIGHT 1 at #4.

    In women 18-49, CBS also had the top four daytime programs: THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS and THE PRICE IS RIGHT 2 tied at #1, and THE PRICE IS RIGHT 1 and THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL tied at #3.


    B&B’s Sean Kanan (Deacon) and GH’s Carolyn Hennesy (Diane) are currently appearing in a new web series called TRUE COLORS. The project, from Kanan’s wife, Writer/Director/Producer Michele Kanan, was a true labor of love for the couple. “The idea behind it was to create a 5-minute romance exploring that spark, that minute when two people fall in love,” Michele explains. “In the first one, we’re focusing on two people who had given up on love because they thought that love was impossible — but when they meet, the chemistry is definitely there.” As for Hennesy’s involvement, Michele laughs, “I begged her to do it! She actually did our radio show a while back and we kept in touch, so when I wrote it, I actually had her in mind. When she decided to do it, I did cartwheels!” The series has a lot of personal touches behind the scenes, Michele explains. The location, Maven Hair Salon in Beverly Hills, was donated by a friend; the couple's pug, Charli, has a cameo and son Peter was, “Our Director of Photography, cameraman, sound guy, lighting expert and film editor. Sean was talent, animal wrangler and craft services and I was writer, director, producer and casting. It was truly a family effort!” To check out TRUE COLORS, click the link here.

    Chaz Bono to Guest-Star on The Bold and the Beautiful – Get the Details!

    Chaz Bono is heading to The Bold and the Beautiful.

    PEOPLE can reveal exclusively that the special guest star will be playing a minister in episodes airing March 31 and April 1.

    "I'm very excited to have been cast in a role on The Bold and the Beautiful," Bono, 46, tells PEOPLE in a statement. "I'm grateful that they are willing to pay me to do something I love, which is to act."

    The author and activist was recently seen on TV during a catch-up with Oprah Winfrey on Saturday's Oprah: Where are They Now?, where he opened up about how transitioning from female to male helped him overcome a negative self-image.

    The Bold and the Beautiful airs weekdays on CBS (check local listings).

    Daffany Clark & Ashlyn Pearce In ‘5150’

    Daffany Clark and Ashlyn Pearce have roles in 5150, a psychological thriller from director Michael Cory Davis. The film revolves around three successful women who are challenged by a mentally unstable woman bent on revenge. Vanessa Giordano and Kirby Johnson also star. Repped by Primary Wave Entertainment, Clark recurs on Freeform’s The Fosters and next appears in the feature Keep The Faith. Pearce’s credits include more than 150 episodes of The Bold And The Beautiful and the upcoming feature You Above All. She is repped by Gersh and Zero Gravity Management.

    Don Diamont Makes Heartwarming Confession About His Son

    It’s not uncommon for THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL’s Don Diamont (Bill) to be approached by fans whenever he visits his son's college campus — but they're not just fans of the soap!

    “The show is very popular there, so people know me as ‘Dollar Bill,’” Diamont concedes, “but they also know me as Zander’s dad.”

    Diamont’s son, a promising back-up quarterback on Indiana University's football team, has continued to excite Hoosier fans by delivering big plays in clutch situations, like the impressive 79-yard touchdown he ran against Ohio State in early October.

    “I was on my feet,” says the actor, who was in the stands that day. “All of a sudden, he’s in the end zone, and the stadium was just bedlam. Everybody was high-fiving me and slapping me on the back. I just had to sit down before I fell down!”

    It was undoubtedly a proud moment for the senior Diamont, who says his son’s composure both on and off the field is what gives him the greatest satisfaction as a parent.

    “I’m most proud of the fact that every time I’m on campus, person after person comes up to me and talks about what a good guy he is. These are strangers who may have crossed his path or asked him to take a picture at dinner. He’s always engaging with people, and that’s been the most gratifying to see.”

    Catch up with Diamont as he reflects on his entire family’s football-packed fall in the latest CBS issue of Soaps In Depth, on sale now!

    Darin Brooks Previews His New Movie

    THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL’s Darin Brooks (Wyatt) is starring in the new movie, Blue Mountain State: The Rise Of Thadland, out today — and it's definitely a nice change of pace for him!

    “On B&B, I play the most romantic, perfect guy,” he says, “and on BMS, I'm a slacker, player — the complete opposite. So it’s very fun," he tells Soaps In Depth.

    The movie is a follow-up to the Spike TV series, BLUE MOUNTAIN STATE, that ran from 2010-2012. It was funded via a Kickstarter campaign, with fans of the show donating to bring their favorite characters back for another hysterical adventure.

    “We just have this cult following,” Brooks continues. “I think it’s really nice that it didn’t just fizzle out [after the show was cancelled]. It’s still going strong, even now.”

    Another bonus for Brooks — he gets to work with his real-life love! The actor met his fiancée, Kelly Kruger (ex-Mac, THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS), while they were filming the television series together, and she appears with him again in the film as sports reporter Julia. “We work so well together,” Kruger says. “We just love it.”

    Blue Mountain State: The Rise Of Thadland is out on Digital HD today, so click here for more information and to get your copy!

    Heather Tom Directing Another Episode Of THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL — Details here!

    (Photo) Heather Tom is slipping into the director’s chair for another episode of THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL!

    The actress, who had previously directed an episode of B&B that aired Jan. 5, posted a photo of a new script with her name listed as director!

    The episode will tape Wednesday, Feb. 2, and is currently scheduled to air on Monday, Mar. 14. When a fan noticed Bill would be in the episode, they tweeted to Tom that she should enjoy directing her on-screen hubby, Don Diamont!

    @GarbageFan98: @BBheathertom you get to direct @don_diamont! That should be fun! #BoldandBeautiful

    @BBheathertom: @GarbageFan98 @don_diamont no kidding- he's totally going to give me a hard time!

    Hopefully everything goes smoothly!

    Ashley Jones Got Married — Read The Details Here!

    Congratulations to Ashley Jones (Bridget, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL), who recently married boyfriend Joel Henricks!

    Jones, who can currently be seen on GENERAL HOSPITAL as Parker, tells Soaps In Depth that they tied the knot in a quiet courtroom wedding. “It was just one of those things that we wanted to do,” she says. “I have quite a few friends who have done that. We’ll have a ceremony and party later, but the actual legality [is handled].”

    In addition to the reception, there’s also the matter of a honeymoon to plan! “I’m not sure where we’re going to squeeze that in,” Jones admits. “We are going to try to do it, but then work came up, which is always good.”

    Jones not only got herself a husband, but also a family in Henricks' young son, Huck. “I’ve been around a lot of children, but once it’s your journey and you have a human being in front of you and you want to become his friend and a guiding force in his life, it’s daunting,” she confesses. “It’s totally different and very real.”

    Best wishes to the happy couple and for a lifetime of happiness together!


    See the list of 2016 Emmy Prenominations: here.

    GLAAD Awards Nominees

    The trophies will be handed out at ceremonies April 2 at The Beverly Hilton and May 14 at the Waldorf-Astoria in Manhattan. For the first time in nearly a decade, the GLAAD Media Awards will be televised exclusively on Logo in a one-hour special premiering in April.


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    Linsey Godfrey Shares Adorable Videos Of Daughter Aleda

    Linsey Godfrey’s (Caroline, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL) little girl isn’t even two, but she’s already chatting up a storm!

    The actress shared an adorable video of her daughter, Aleda, toasting her at the dinner table, and enjoying her “bubble water.”


    And then Godfrey followed that up with an even cuter video where she teaches Aleda to say “YAAASS HONAAAYYYY!!!!”


    She's so cute we can't stand it!

    Pierson Fodé Lands Himself In The Emergency Room

    (Pic) THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL’s Pierson Fodé (Thomas) gave fans quite a scare on Twitter by posting a selfie from the emergency room!

    Fodé gave no details on what sent him to the hospital, but seemed to be in good spirits, joking about the awful-tasting medicine and mugging for the camera. Plus later, he was posting his thoughts on the recently released trailer for the upcoming comic book movie, Suicide Squad.

    Obba Babatunde Remembers Working With David Bowie

    Just a week and a half after his death, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL’s Obba Babatunde (Julius) shares his recollections of working with the late David Bowie.

    “He was a giant of a man,” the actor tells Soaps In Depth. “He was a visionary and an original. I’m so honored that I had the opportunity to work with him.”

    Soap fans may only know Babatunde from his role as the Avant patriarch, but the multi-talented performer has a musical career spanning stage and screen that landed him in the music video for the legendary rocker's classic single, “Fashion.”

    “It was one of the very first MTV music videos,” he recalls. “He created this dance to go along with the song and so that’s one of the things that I was a participant in.

    “Around ’78, I used to go to London a lot,” Babatunde adds, “I had some friends there, so I traveled to London back and forth a great deal, about every other weekend. The clubs then were all private, so I got a chance to hang out with David Bowie during that time in the late ‘70s. I was a huge fan, and I have a great deal of respect for his artistry.”

    Check out Bowie’s music video here — and keep an eye out for Babatunde!


    (Pic) Looks like Chris McKenna has found a new soap home on B&B. The actor, who played Y&R’s Detective Harding last year, tweeted a photo of himself outside of the CBS Studios with the following caption, "First day of work on a new gig. I could swear I've been here before. #YR #BB @BandB_CBS #AcrossTheHall.”

    Watch THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL's Pierson Fodé Teleport In Fun Video

    (Video) Thomas may be a fashion designer on THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL, but portrayer Pierson Fodé clearly has some talent as a filmmaker!

    The handsome actor posted a very clever short video to Twitter where he says, “Hate it when I sneezeteleport back to L.A.” and the hashtag “missthesnow.”

    Fans living in areas suffering some freezing winter weather right now might not agree with Fodé’s sentiment, but everyone can agree that his video is really fun! Check it out for yourself!

    William deVry Wants To Help Rescue Animals

    (Video) GENERAL HOSPITAL’s William deVry wants you to join him to support a cause that is very close to his heart!

    The animal lover is appearing on Saturday, March 12, at Point Vecchio in Brooklyn, NY, for a special event hosted by Nicole Napolitano and Teresa Aprea of THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW JERSEY to benefit Hope For Paws.

    “If I see a dog on the side of the road, I stop and get them,” deVry confides. “I raise money for foundations and charities and rescue groups.”

    While he also admits that he likes to change up the organizations he supports, this one is of particular importance to him. “I like to switch it around,” deVry says, “but Hope For Paws does great work. They film everything so they can document the rescues. You pretty much see every rescue they do."

    Tickets are $200 and include a delicious Italian dinner and an open bar with plenty of photo and autograph opportunities with deVry, Napolitano and Aprea as well as lots of fun! If you’re interested in helping the actor support one of his “pet” charities, you can click here for more information.

    Check out this video of an actual animal rescue from Hope For Paws, and the gallery of photos of deVry with some rescue dogs, girlfriend Rebecca Staab (Elizabeth, PORT CHARLES), GH executive producer Frank Valentini and Lisa Arturo from Hope For Paws.

    Katherine Kelly Lang Appears On Aussie Soap NEIGHBOURS!

    While in Australia to promote her line of kaftans and run a half-Ironman race, Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL) was even able to squeeze in an appearance on the soap NEIGHBOURS!

    Before moving to Hollywood to join the cast of B&B, Ashleigh Brewer (Ivy) played Kate on NEIGHBOURS, but when visiting her co-star's former set on "Ramsay St.," Lang was able to portray a particularly familiar character — herself!

    "There's a new young girl who's on the show who sees me and says, 'Oh, what are you doing here?'" Lang explains. "Her grandma comes up and tries to drag her away, then she sees me and is like, 'Oh my gosh! It's you! It's Brooke!' I say, 'My name's Katherine Kelly Lang, but you can call me Kelly.' It's just three scenes."

    Her guest appearance on the soap is scheduled to air in March.

    NEIGHBOURS airs on Hulu in the USA.

    THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL's Ashlyn Pearce Stars In New Movie!

    Congratulations to Ashlyn Pearce (ex-Aly, THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL), who has revealed that she's starring in a new movie!

    B&B fans were sad to see Pearce exit the soap back in July when Aly was unceremoniously killed off, but can take heart that they'll be able to see the actress in a new film titled 5150.

    "So happy to announce that I have booked the lead in a new movie!" the actress tweeted with a photo of the cover of the script by Vanessa Giordano. "More info coming soon!"

    According to IMDb, the plot of the film is described as three successful women being challenged by a mentally unstable woman bent on revenge. There's no indication yet which one of the women Pearce will be portraying, but seeing as how Aly went off the deep end before exiting B&B, it wouldn't be too surprising to see her playing the unstable character in this movie!

    Also in 5150's cast is Michael Cory Davis, who B&B fans might remember from his recurring role as Forrester Creations fashion stylist Josh back in the early aughts.

    Betty White will guest-star on NBC’s midseason comedy Crowded

    Betty White will guest-star on NBC’s midseason comedy Crowded, TVLine has confirmed. The veteran actress — who first announced the news via Twitter — will play a therapy patient of Carrie Preston’s character who becomes so attached to the whole Moore family that she won’t leave their house. White’s Hot in Cleveland co-star Jane Leeves also appears as her daughter.

    Agnes Bruckner Expecting First Child

    There’s a baby on board for actress Agnes Bruckner!

    The Returned star is expecting her first child with boyfriend Alefaio Brewer, her rep confirms exclusively to PEOPLE.

    “From a young age, I dreamed about being a mom, and now it’s finally happening for real and I couldn’t be more excited!” Bruckner tells PEOPLE. “I’m looking forward to this next chapter in my life.”

    On Wednesday, the mom-to-be posted a photo on her Instagram account that showed her and Brewer lounging in Hawaii.

    “Soakin up the sun before the move to Cali,” Bruckner, 30, captioned the cute shot of the couple.

    Aside from playing Deputy Nikki Banks on A&E’s hit show, she also portrayed Anna Nicole Smith in Lifetime’s original movie The Anna Nicole Story in 2012.


    The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards will be held on Sunday, May 1, 2016, NATAS announced today. The Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony will take place on Friday, April 29, 2016. Venues are still to be determined. “Daytime television continues to evolve and each year I am humbled by the depth of talent and production that takes place day in and day out in our industry,” said David Michaels, Senior Executive Director, Daytime Emmy Awards in a statement. “With the proliferation of new programming and the continuous innovations in how, where and when we watch Daytime television, I am looking forward to another year of growth and excellence for the Daytime genre.”


    Bryan R. Dattilo (Lucas, DAYS), Sean Kanan (Deacon, B&B), Cady McClain (ex-Kelly, Y&R et al), Melissa Archer (ex-Serena DAYS et al) and Andrew Trischitta (ex-Jack, OLTL) have all been tapped to appear in the upcoming season of the web soap YOUTHFUL DAZE. While details of their roles have not been released, the actors have tweeted the names of their characters. Dattilo will be playing Eric, Kanan will be playing cult leader Richie Kingsly, McClain will be playing Aunt Kathy, Archer will be playing Monica Reynolds and Trischitta will be playing Travis. The new season of YOUTHFUL DAZE will be available on their website, beginning February 20, 2016.

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    Visit SOUTH BEACH Today!

    The sexy new digital drama SOUTH BEACH is now available for streaming on Hulu, featuring THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL star Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy), and daytime vets Jordi Vilasuso (Griffin, ALL MY CHILDREN; Tony, GUIDING LIGHT) and Marc Menard (Boyd, AMC). The six-episode series is set in the trendy Miami neighborhood — where some secrets refuse to stay buried in the sand.

    Wood plays nightclub owner Samantha Lear, Vilasuso is drug lord Isaac Santero and Menard is Vincent York. "It's about two record labels, one of which owns a nightclub. And they're competing for the top acts in Miami," explains Vilasuso. "In the midst of all this, there's a murder — which may or may not be a serial killer who disappeared 20 years ago. My character comes from the other side of the tracks. He's very Machiavellian and he's profiled you before you've met him."

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    ‘When Calls The Heart’ Renewed For Season 3 On Hallmark Channel

    Hallmark Channel has picked up a third season of original scripted series When Calls The Heart for premiere in February. The network ordered 10 hours of Season 3, with a 2-hour sneak peek of episodes 1 and 2 premiering during the 2015 holiday season. Based on the bestselling series of books of the same name by Janette Oke, When Calls The Heart tells the story of a young woman who begins a new chapter in her life in an early 20th century coal mining town. Stars Lori Loughlin, Erin Krakow, Daniel Lissing and Kristina Wagner are set to return for Season 3.

    When Calls The Heart is produced by Believe Pictures and Brad Krevoy TV. Krevoy, Tony Blake, Robin Bernheim, Brian Bird, Michael Landon, Jr., and Michael Shepard are exec producers. Eric Jarboe and Neill Fearnley co-executive produce.

    No Moss Under His Feet!

    (Video) If you've been missing seeing THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL's Ronn Moss (ex-Ridge) on your screen, now's your chance to see him in person! The multi-talented performer is hitting the road this summer with his band, Player (best known for their 1977 hit, "Baby Come Back") as part of the Rock The Yacht 2015 tour.

    "We've combined Player with Ambrosia, Little River Band, Robbie Dupree and Stephen Bishop," he reveals. "It's the kind of relaxing music you'd listen to if you were cruising." But don't expect the crowd for this bill of 70s artists to be full of baby boomers alone — Moss says it's more of a mixed bunch. "People bring their kids, and they love it too," he offers. "My daughter is 16, and she plays the old rock 'n roll stuff as much as anything."

    Also this summer, Moss is headed first to Europe and then to US clubs where he'll be performing with two of his former Player band mates as the more melodic group, Ronn Moss And The Muscle. "What we're going for," he explains, "is a real musical, intimate, coffeehouse atmosphere." It's been nine years since Moss released his solo album, Uncovered. If you've forgotten how great he sounds, check out the music video below that he made for his Web drama, THE BAY using his song, "You're My Addiction." For more news about Moss, look for his upcoming Keeping Track feature in Soaps In Depth.


    (Covers) THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL has taken over the airwaves as one of the most popular soap operas in the world, and now they're aiming to conquer the publishing world as well with the announcement of a series of novellas based on the world of the Forresters, Logans and Spencers!

    Pan Macmillan and its digital-first imprint, Momentum, will release the books in print and digitally simultaneously. Established romance authors will work with B&B executive producer and headwriter Bradley Bell to craft new tales of love and intrigue. The first two titles, Forbidden Affair and Collison Course, are scheduled for release in February 2014, and the next two books will follow in April.

    "Love stories that have yet to be seen on television can now fully ignite between the covers of these novels," said Bell. "This partnership with Pan Macmillan and Momentum expands the choices our fans have to be entertained by the signature characters of THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL."

    The Bold And The Beautiful: How It All Began (4 Disc Set)

    THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL has explored the entangled lives, passionate loves, high-stakes battles, loyalties, tragedies, and the inspiring triumphs of the Forrester, Logan and Spencer families. With romance, sensuality, complex characters and intricate and compelling storylines, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL is, at its core, a gripping tale of high fashion glamour, honor and most importantly, family. This DVD set will take you back in time to the series' first sixteen episodes including the introduction of the Forrester family, Ridge proposing to Caroline, and the inception of the Forrester Creations dynasty.

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    New Bold & Beautiful Book

    Becoming Bold & Beautiful: 25 Years of Making the World's Most Popular Daytime Soap Opera

    Includes more than 200 photos of the cast and crew from the soap's 1987 inception to today. Go behind the scenes, on location and more!

    Foreword by The Core Four

    It was such a surprise for the four of us to realize how time has flown and how everything has changed (especially us), as we viewed the photos of the past twenty-five years. It seems like another lifetime ago when we first walked through the doors at CBS Television City to shoot our first episode of The Bold and the Beautiful. We will have filmed over six thousand episodes by the time this book goes to print. It's amazing!

    From the beginning, we have had that rare opportunity of collaboration with truly talented and creatively generous writers. The co-creators Bill and Lee Bell, and now their son Brad, allowed us to breathe life into the characters of Eric, Stephanie, Brooke, and Ridge. What a creative and fulfilling time this has been for us.

    Now we find ourselves a quarter of a century later, still going strong, still successful, even with the recent shifts in the worldwide television landscape. We like to think we have survived because we have a solid foundation. We know all the layers and complexities of the characters by heart, just as all of you do, having followed us since the beginning.

    We thought you might want to take the sentimental journey with us. We hope you'll enjoy a glimpse into our world backstage, seeing the work that enables us to make a show into "magic."

    We hope you will join us in reliving our lives and our characters all over again.

    Bon voyage!

    Susan Flannery, Katherine Kelly Lang, John McCook, and Ronn Moss

    Order Becoming Bold & Beautiful: 25 Years of Making the World's Most Popular Daytime Soap Opera Here!

    New App For Classic B&B Episodes

    If you're a fan of THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL and own a Roku set-top box that's connected to your TV, you're in luck! Because adRise has just released a B&B TV app, which showcases 75 of the soap's most memorable episodes. Three collections are also included: "Most Shocking Moments," "Catfights And Brawls," and "Best of Ridge, Brooke And Taylor." You just install the free app on your Roku set-top box, and then you can watch the episodes on your TV at no charge (but with some ads, naturally).

    "Viewers have responded enthusiastically, saying they hope to see more," said adRise executive, Thomas Ahn Hicks. "Our initial data indicates there is a passionate viewing audience for THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL. Viewers typically watch all of the episodes once they have viewed a few of them."

    If you're not a Roku owner, don't worry. adRise will be releasing the app onto other services later this year, including internet-connected TVs, Blu-ray players, set-top boxes, game consoles, iPads and Android tablets. So eventually, we'll all be able to get our fix of classic B&B action!

    The Bold and the Beautiful -- Most Shocking Moments (2 DVD Set)

    The world’s most watched soap opera brings you an emotional collection of some of the most unforgettable episodes. From romantic reunions, to lies, betrayal and tragedy, you will be consumed with the drama.

    THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL has explored the entangled lives, passionate loves, high-stakes battles, loyalties, tragedies, and the inspiring triumphs of the Forrester, Logan, Spencer, Marone, and Spectra families. With romance, sensuality, complex characters and intricate and compelling storylines, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL is, at its core, a gripping tale of high fashion glamour, honor and most importantly, family. This DVD set will take you back in time to some of the most memorable moments on the show.

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    Ronn Moss Gets Personal

    B&B favorite Ronn Moss (Ridge), who started out his career as a musician in the band Player, is now host of his own online show called "Ronn's Garage", which is currently available for viewing on his Web site Fans get an inside look at the actor's home as he chats with some of his closest friends. "Come and hang out in my garage!" Moss explains on the site. "Ronn's Garage will be a place to see me interview artists, musicians, actors, models and people I find interesting to share with you. Each month I will give you sneak peak into my home and an up close and personal interview. So sit back, relax and visit me in my garage often." The first installment of Ronn's Garage features an interview with his pal Lorenzo Lamas (ex-Hector, B&B), who also shows off his cooking skills in the kitchen with Moss's wife and Cookin' Cajun author, Devin DeVasquez.

    B&B's Moss Is Working On A New CD!

    Baby, they're back! THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL's Ronn Moss (Ridge) and his band, Player, have a new deal with Frontier Records to release a new album later this year! It's been over a decade since Player last had a new CD out. But in the meantime, a three-song EP titled My Addiction is now available for digital download, featuring the songs "My Addiction," "Too Many Reasons," and a new recording of their 1978 hit "Baby Come Back."

    "It's been quite a while since our last record release. Feels great to finally be making new music," says Moss. "I'd say the "stuff of life" has played an integral part of influencing all non-musical activities the last several years. Personal endeavors, other work-related ventures, and just being downright lazy, have all played a part in why we haven't done this sooner than now. But in "now's" defense, sometimes one has to wait until "now" happens before you can actually be there."

    The My Addiction EP is available for download at iTunes. Player's new album is planned for a release in the second half of this year.

    Tell-All Tome About Y&R And B&B!

    Soaps In Depth editor Michael Maloney, along with Lee Phillip Bell, has written an authorized biography of Bell's late husband, THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS and THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL creator William J. Bell. The Young and Restless Life Of William J. Bell is set to hit bookstores on June 1 and is available for pre-order now on

    The book details the Chicago native's pre-soap opera life as an advertising executive in the era just before MAD MEN to his unparalleled career as television's most prolific writer. Bell not only is the mastermind behind the two surviving CBS soaps, but he also wrote for suders GUIDING LIGHT, AS THE WORLD TURNS (for nine years), and ANOTHER WORLD, which he co-created along with his mentor, soap opera legend Irna Phillips. In 1966, Bell left Phillips and took over as headwriter of DAYS OF OUR LIVES, saving the show from cancelation.

    The Young And Restless Life Of William J. Bell offers insights into Bill's creative process -- how he felt about recasting, publicity, spoilers, sweeps, stunt casting and, of course, storytelling! The tome contains backstage dish and never-before-seen photos from the Bell family's personal albums. Lee's successful career as a broadcast journalist in the days of live television in Chicago is also covered, and the book contains information from the "bibles" for AW, Y&R and B&B that any soap fan will want to read!

    Over 65 people -- including family members, actors, writers, producers, network executives and other notables from the soap opera world -- were interviewed for this book that every soap fan will want to have! So pre-order your copy today!

    (The Young and Restless Life of William J. Bell: Creator of The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful)

    Music Video For B&B's Wood!

    The multi-talented Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy) acts, DJs and just released her new music video for the song "After Hours," which was written by Chaz E. Foley and produced by Baby Brown and Rodney Alejandro. "This is what I worked on over our Christmas break," she tells Digest. "I've always loved music and was excited to be doing this." Check it out here.

    Music of Passion and Romance

    B&B has released their first album of originally composed songs from the series on iTunes.

    “Music of Passion and Romance,” the B&B album consists of 22 songs originally composed by the Emmy award-winning music team of Jack Allocco, David Kurtz and Bell. The album has been in the works for well over a year and includes fan favourites as well as new titles that span from Season 1 to present. “David Kurtz and I are so very pleased to share some of our favourite music from B&B,” said Allocco. “In so many ways it has been the soundtrack of our lives.”

    “We have been able to record this music with some of the finest orchestras and players in the world. We hope the score will conjure up our fans favourite scenes,” said Kurtz. Allocco and Kurtz have been B&B’s composers since the series’ inception in 1987. Emmy award-winning executive producer and head writer Bradley Bell continues, “This is an album of love, of passion, and of extraordinary beauty. It holds some of the most romantic music ever heard on television and we are pleased to be able to offer this to our fans.” Tracks include “Mother’s Plea”, “Martini Sunset”, “Wine Time”, “Alluring Vamp Sultry”, “Hold Me”, “Forrester Theme”, “Flying Bold”, “Moonlight Promise”, “Bedtime Stories”, “Raindrops”, “Rick and Steffy Theme”, “Beautiful and Bold”, “Bridge Theme”, “Never Go Home”, “Jackie M. Theme”, “Tantra Mantra”, “Paulina’s Big Smile”, “Black Night Blues”, “Beyond Brooke”, “Affairs End”, “Tuesday’s Rain” and “Bold and Beautiful Waltz”. The album is available here for $9.99 and each song individually for $ 0.99.

    Guinness Book Of World Records

    THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL has officially been deemed the world's most popular current daytime TV soap by the Guinness Book Of World Records! Representatives from the famous tome visited the cast and crew to present them with the official decree. "I knew I wasn’t going to get in for the longest fingernails," quips executive producer and headwriter Bradley Bell. "Every time I come into this studio, I marvel at what we all did together." Adds Susan Flannery (Stephanie), "being the most watched soap opera… would make me the most watched bitch in the world! Finally art imitates life!"

    Ronn Moss Albums

    I'm Your Man [IMPORT]
    Baby Come Back: The Best of Player
    Baby Come Back- Player


    1. January 1, 2004: On New Year's Day, Darla gave birth to her and Thorne's daughter, Alexandria.

    2. January 6, 2003: On this unforgettable day, Brooke sailed into Italy’s Portofino harbor wearing the showstopper bridal gown during Forrester Creations’ fashion show.

    3. January 17, 2001: Thorne and Brooke were married in the bride’s courtyard garden.

    4. January 19, 1990: Ridge wed Spencer debutante Caroline with the bride dressed in the style of Grace Kelly.

    5. February 8, 2006: Bridget miscarried Nicole, the baby she was expecting with Nick.

    6. February 10: On this day in 1992, Columbia Pictures TV hosted a tribute to Bill Bell (creator of Y&R and B&B) in honor of his 35th anniversary in daytime television.

    7. February 13, 1998: Macy agreed to marry Grant.

    8. February 14, 1990: Macy and Sally staged a feisty fashion show to catapult Macy right to the top.

    9. February 15, 2007: Squeezed out of the distribution market by Nick, the family's new company, Forrester Originals, decided to open their own boutiques.

    10. February 26, 2001: Taylor found her presumed-dead daughter, Steffy, at Morgan's house.

    11. February 1993: Eric asked Sheila to marry him.

    12. March 1, 2010: Agnes Jones learned that a fall down the stairs had caused her to miscarry Bridget and Nick's baby.

    13. March 9, 2007: Eileen Davidson debuted when she crossed her longtime Y&R character (who was supposed to have moved to Hong Kong) over to B&B to pay a visit to Rick Forrester.

    14. March 11, 2004: Sally and Amber quit Sharpe Designs

    15. March 12, 2007: The Forresters decided to debut a new fragrance named after Phoebe.

    16. March 23, 1987: The serial debuted, replacing the soap opera CAPITOL.

    17. March 25, 2004: Caitlin and Thomas shared their first kiss.

    18. April: In 1998, Grant wed Macy at Insomnia, with the bride wearing a wedding dress designed by the groom.

    19. April 1998: Rick was in a car accident and had to have a kidney transplant. Amber was Rick’s kidney donor.

    20. April 1, 1993: Eric announced his engagement to Sheila at the Forrester fashion show.

    21. April 3, 2000: Amber learned cousin Becky was dying of pancreatic cancer.

    22. April 16, 1987: Upset by seeing photos of Ridge with another woman, bride Caroline fainted at the altar.

    23. April 22, 2002: Ridge betrayed Eric by joining Marone Industries.

    24. April 29, 2003: Cancer surgery left Macy unable to bear children

    25. May 3, 2005: After finding a dummy in Taylor's grave, Ridge looked up and saw her standing there, alive!

    26. May 9, 2001: While attacking Stephanie, Morgan hit her own head and fell into the swimming pool — where Stephanie left her to die!

    27. May 17, 2007: Taylor and Nick discovered that their in vitro fertilization procedure was successful: They were pregnant!

    28. May 22, 2001: Amber and Rick married with Deacon turning up as a surprise guest.

    29. May 24, 1999: Rick tested negative for HIV.

    30. May 24, 2001: Deacon and Bridget were wed in Las Vegas.

    31. May 28, 1999, Thorne's restaurant proposal to Macy went awry when the engagement ring ended up hidden in another patron's meal!

    32. May 29, 2007: AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL judge/shutterbug Nigel Barker played himself during a two-day stint as the host of the soap's fictional reality series, EXTREME CATWALK.

    33. May 1993: Eric wed crazy Sheila, but not for long, since she was put into a sanitarium and granted him a divorce shortly thereafter.

    34. May 1998: Brooke and Ridge told Bridget and Rick that their marriage was over.

    35. June 4, 2003: Macy learned that the baby she and husband Thorne were going to adopt from Darla had actually been fathered by Thorne!

    36. June 9, 2003: Macy and Deacon forged a connection when they met at an AA meeting.

    37. June 10, 1999: Amber threw a party to celebrate Rick’s graduation.

    38. June 24. 1998: Ridge married Taylor, creating a family with her and their son, Thomas.

    39. June 29, 2006: Bridget signed papers finalizing her divorce from Nick

    40. June 1997: Rick shot his new stepdad, Grant.

    41. July 1, 2009: Thinking that Ridge would never accept her son, Rick, remaining in her life, Brooke agreed to end their relationship.

    42. July 6, 2006: Brooke married Nick in Marina Del Rey.

    43. July 18, 1997: Adrienne Frantz debuted as Amber, a precocious teen who befriended Sheila.

    44. July 18, 1999: Craig Kilborn made a guest appearance as a male nurse.

    45. July 18, 2006: Schae Harrison exited when her longtime character, Darla, was involved in a tragic accident.

    46. July: Sally's bachelorette party featured Fabio in 1993.

    47. August 1, 2008: Marcus celebrated his promotion from the Forrester Creations shipping department and made his relationship with Steffy official.

    48. August 6, 1998, Grant broke the news to wife Macy that he had cancer

    49. August 8, 2000: Phyllis Diller reprised her role of Gladys, the wacky makeup artist.

    50. August 8, 2003: Macy and Deacon were wed, despite Amber's interruption to fight for custody of her son.

    51. August 22, 2011: Hope accepted Liam's marriage proposal on the Forrester rooftop.

    52. August 28, 2002: Brooke and Whip signed annulment papers to end their marriage.

    53. August 30, 2006: Although he was still grieving for Darla, Thorne kissed Taylor for the first time.

    54. September 3, 2008: Eric finally woke up from his drug-induced-heart-attack-turned-coma just as his wife, Donna, gave in to passion with her hunky assistant, Owen.

    55. September 9, 2003: Ridge offered Samantha a job designing home fashions for Forrester Creations

    56. September 14, 2006: Just weeks after losing his wife, Darla, Thorne began romancing Taylor, whom he didn't know was the driver responsible for Darla's death.

    57. September 19, 1997: Eric and Stephanie’s supposed wedding took a dive when Sally played an incriminating tape starring Lauren and the groom.

    58. September 19, 2003: Having stolen away to Puerto Vista, Brooke became Ridge's missus — again!

    59. September 25, 2001: Amber told Deacon that she was pregnant with Rick’s child.

    60. September 30, 1999: Stephanie suffered a stroke after seeing Brooke and Thorne together.

    61. October 2 and 3, 2003: Macy suffered fatal injuries while performing at Oscar's club.

    62. October 5, 2006: expectant mom Bridget learned that the baby belonged to Dante, not Nick

    63. October 13, 2006: Taylor confessed to Thorne and the police that she was the driver responsible for Darla's death. She pled guilty on October 18.

    64. October 21, 2002: Sean Kanan (Deacon) begins taping new episodes. (He will begin airing on November 20.)

    65. October 22, 2008: While fighting with Ridge at Forrester Creations, Rick fell off the roof and became temporarily paralyzed.

    66. October 23, 1990: Thorne and Macy wed on the bride's birthday.

    67. October 26, 2006: While arguing over which of their respective sons should be with Brooke, Stephanie sent Jackie plunging over a banister!

    68. October 31, 2007: Brooke signed away her parental rights to baby Jack.

    69. November 4, 2002: Phoebe and Steffy sang at Taylor's funeral.

    70. November 4, 2003: Massimo and Jackie were married.

    71. November 12, 2001: Stephanie realized that Massimo is Ridge's biological father.

    72. November 15, 2001: Deacon asked Bridget for a divorce, claiming that his heart belonged to Amber.

    73. December 1, 2006: Betty White debuted as Stephanie Forrester's mother, Anne, and Alley Mills debuted as Stephanie's sister, Pamela Douglas.

    74. December 4, 2001: Kristen married Tony, who was HIV positive

    75. December 5, 2001: Deacon and Bridget renewed their marriage vows, Brooke realized she was pregnant with her son-in-law's baby!

    76. December 9, 2005: Sally announced her plans to close down Spectra Fashions.

    77. December 19, 2007: Storm Logan revealed that he was the person who shot Stephanie and framed his own father, Stephen Logan, for the crime.

    78. December 30, 2005: Brooke caught a scantily-clad Taylor kissing Hector while Ridge was out of town.

    79. December 1992: Brooke gave birth to her second child, Bridget, in a cabin with Ridge’s help.

    80. Bobbie Eakes (ex-Macy, B&B) was in the 1980's all girls band Big Trouble.

    81. The beautiful song from the Oct. 13, 2010 episode of BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL is called "Angels in the Light." Composed by David Kurtz, Jack Allocco and Gary Verna, it's available for purchase on iTunes.

    82. The Bold and the Beautiful has the winning number on March 22 as the show celebrated its 15th anniversary with the cast of The Price Is Right. Price host Bob Barker and Barker beauties Nikki Ziering and Claudia Jordan help introduce Amber's new fashion line, Ambrosia.

      B&B also kicks off its 15th season with two new characters. Daytime newcomer Courtnee Draper joins the cast as Erica Lovejoy, a Forrester admirer. Draper has appeared in several films, including The Duke, Hannah and the about-to-be-released The Biggest Fan. On the Disney Channel's The Jersey, Draper played series regular Morgan Hudson. All My Children alumnus Matt Borlenghi (ex-Brian) is also making his way onto the B&B canvas. He'll play Ziggy, Erica's apartment manager. Borlenghi's previous credits include A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child, The Jeff Foxworthy Show and Kate's Addiction.

    83. The exterior shots of the Forrester mansion is Creator William J. Bell’s real-life estate (formerly owned by Howard Hughes). Executive Producer/Head Writer Bradley Bell’s Beverly Hills home provides the exterior shots for Brooke’s house .

    84. Bill Bell named the character Ridge after one of son Bradley’s friends, who lived near the Bells’ summer home in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

    85. Although Bold And the Beautiful has won numerous technical Daytime Emmys, Ian Buchanan (ex-James) has been the only cast member awarded for performance. In 1998, he won for Outstanding Supporting Actor.

    86. In March, 1994, Hunter Tylo (Taylor) quit B&B to film a miniseries in india. A few weeks later, Hunter's husband, Micheal Tylo (ex-Blade/Rick, Y&R;ex-Quint, GL) announced they were divorcing. Hunter returned to B&B in August and the couple eventually reconciled. In a 1996 interview, Hunter hinted that their marital problems came to a boiling point during her India remote. "I wasn't possessed, but I was demonically attacked," she explained.

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