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Former Y&R Star Kelli Goss Lands Role In CBS Comedy Pilot FURST BORN!

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While they are still taling about Courtney’s death on The Young and the Restless in the last week of episodes, the actress who played her, Kelli Goss, has been busy booking roles on primetime television, and she landed another one based on news on Friday via Deadline!

Goss has been cas as a series regular opposite Katey Sagal and John Carroll Lynch in CBS comedy pilot Furst Born (aka untitled Butler/Hope/O’Shannon).

Written by Dan O’Shannon, Robyn Butler and Dan Hope, the extended-family show is about a wife and mother who learns she was adopted and that her birth parents are a flamboyant but loving family of drag racers. Goss will play Brianna, the youngest of the three legitimate children of Wayne and Julie, who can add glitz and glitter to a public event just by showing up. The cast also includes Swoosie Kurtz and Brooke Elliott.

So, what do you think about Kelli’s new role? Would you be interested in seeing this comedy pilot picked up by CBS? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!

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Tom84

It’s an adaptation of the Australian Upper Middle Bogan show that Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope wrote. It’s a great show.

Timmm

Its great! Y&R tends to dismiss talent left and right and others with a knack for talent tend to swoop them up? Remember we lost LT. Harding to! He and Fish were great together and Courtney and Noah were TEN times better than Noah and Marissa!

Abruzzfan

I agree. Well said Timmm!

Mo

I hate Marissa. Noah, wake up!!!!!!

Timmm

JUST the fact that she and Marco were in cahoots should be reason enough. Funny, Noah wants his grandpa to pay for his actions but Marissa is part of the Victor fiasco! Drop the woman and go hit on one of your dad’s waitresses at the Underground which we never see anymore and thankfully so!

Alan

You lost me at “flamboyant but fun loving family of drag racers”…

Timmm

I was lost at Swoosie Kurtz! I thought she was dead?

april

Good for her!

nellie

I was hoping that the writers would tie up the loose ends with Courtney Summer’s boyfriend.

Mo

Good for her. She wasn’t given enough on Y&R.

Timmm

They grew her slowly and even teased about bringing on her rich family and then poof!

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The Chew Cancelled After 7 Seasons; A Slice Of Justice For All My Children Fans?

Karma is a bitch! ABC announced yesterday that the foodie series The Chew has been axed after seven seasons. 

The Chew lost significant viewers when ABC fired main co-host chef, Mario Batali after reports of alleged sexual harassment over many years. Clinton Kelly, Carla Hall, and Michael Symon have remained the regular series hosts.

In addition, The Chew dropped 17% with women in the 18-49 demo and this has been its least watched season since its debut in 2011.  As ABC Daytime fans know, The Chew replaced iconic soap opera All My Children, when ABC made the decision to cancel the beloved soap and replace it with the food show.

So, let’s take a look at the numbers: All My Children lasted 41 years, while The Chew lasted 7 seasons. Hmm …

ABC noted that The Chew will cease production at the end of this season, but will continue to air until September with all-new episodes in June.  In addition, ABC announced that Good Morning America will expand to three hours.  Thus, switching up the ABC morning line-up.

So, are you glad that The Chew got fried?  Is this justice for All My Children fans who miss their beloved Pine Valley?  Comment below.

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Welcome To The New Michael Fairman TV: A Note From Michael Fairman

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By now, many of you have come across and seen that Michael Fairman On Air On Soaps has evolved into the new and exciting platform, Michael Fairman TV.

I hope you take the time to tour the new site, and enjoy its new look, new features, and extended coverage; which will focus on, and include, not only your beloved daytime soap operas, but primetime television drama, a slice of reality programming, as well as popular streaming and digital series.

This site has been a long time in the making, and we’ve been working very hard behind the scenes to make this transition as smooth as possible.  As with any change, we know that it will take some time for all of us, including me, to get used to it, and adjust to it.

I truly appreciate the community that we have built for the last 10 years, and I value each and every one of you.  As with any new launch, there will be small tweaks and revisions along the way that do come up.  Our goal is to make the best user experience for you, and to bring you the news, interviews, and coverage that you expect from the Michael Fairman brand.

I know many of you are already saying you miss the old Michael Fairman Soaps, but this is an upgrade, not a demolition.  That being said, Michael Fairman Soaps was no longer sustainable as is.  The site needed to grow, evolve, change, and modernize with the times. With modernization, part of that is making the site accessible, functional on mobile phones and devices, which we now are.  While some things can’t remain the same forever, we are always interested in your input.

I am very proud and excited for this new chapter.  I hope you will enjoy everything that is to come, and I appreciate all of your loyal support.  So, let’s christen this site together and celebrate turning over a new page.

With gratitude,

XO

Michael

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Hunter King Returns To Y&R On Contract

It’s going to be a long hot summer when Hunter King reprises her role of Summer Newman on CBS’ The Young and the Restless.

 The actress, whose primetime comedy series Life in Pieces has been renewed by CBS, is now set for double duty. She will return to her daytime beginnings when she first airs on Monday, June 4th. The news was first reported by TV line. King is a two-time Daytime Emmy winner.

When we last saw King in 2016, the character of Summer took a break from her college studies to travel the world. When she returns, she will waste no time digging in her heels and getting into all sorts of trouble. What will happen when her mother Phyllis, played by Gina Tognoni, finds out Summer is back in Genoa City? Stay tuned.

So, are you excited to hear that King is on her way back to Y&R? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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