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WINTERTHORNE Bows With First Episode Starring Martha Madison, Linda Gray & Michael Caruso!


The candy, the women, the drama, the look,  and the costumes bring the highly-touted Winterthorne to life.

The Michael Caruso created online series featuring many soap opera notables made its debut on Thursday, when the series posted its first installment of it’s four parts on the series website Viewers got  their first glimpse of Martha Madison as the rise to power Miranda Winterthorne, Michael Caruso as her husband Victor Winterthorne, and Linda Gray as Miranda’s mother Joanna Winterthorne, who is integral to the final moments of the first episode.  A very special shout out also goes to Ron Hanks as Jelly Bean Jimmy in a stand out supporting role.


The majestic beginning of Winterthorne and the opening title sequence are a few of our favorite moments from the first episode, and the fearless performance of Martha Madison in a role like you have never seen her before.  We won’t give the story details away to give you time to check it out!

After you watch the first episode let us know your thoughts:  Did you enjoy the beginning of Winterthorne?  Who was your favorite thus far?  Comment below!

Winterthorne returns next Thursday September 4th with an all-new episode! Still to come on Winterthorne performances by: John-Paul Lavoisier, Kathleen Gati  Kirsten Storms, more with Gordon Thomson, Kevin Spirtas  and Josh Thrower.

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Flo DiBona

Expected Winterthorne to be good but it FAR exceeded any and all expectations! What a premiere episode – impeccable! Michael Caruso raised the bar on independent web series!

Joan Brigham

Wow, this is very interesting, love John Paul Lavoisier, and am looking forward to seeing more of him. Will definitely watch all the episodes. Keep them coming!

Nancy ( Save TheSoaps )
Nancy ( Save TheSoaps )

Amazing! I can’t wait to see Kathleen and Kristen! September 4th can’t come quick enough!

Lou Piikes

Neither can I Nancy. I want to see Martha and Kirsten in scenes together. And I want to see Kathleen cause some mischief in candy land.

Melissa Montgomery

I thought it was exceptionally acted by all involved. The story is very intriguing. It sort of reminded me of the long ago night time soap Bare Essence starting Genie Francis. I loved Winterthorne. Can’t wait for the next episode.


I was disappointed to watch an episode between fairytale scenery, soapy lines and odd costumes. So much pose, so little substance! I did not care about any of the characters. All of the characters seemed to me like caricatures, nothing real. I do not plan to watch the coming episode, although my favourite Kathleen Gati is in it.


I do so agree and didn’t enjoy the assault on my senses not one bit..i’m going to a corner to curl up in a ball and SMH…what did I just watch???…OMG!!!!


It was like Willy Wonka’s factory before the family died out and he was left alone..and pink hair inherits WinterThorne and becomes Willy Wonka…JUST WHY???


Loved it!!! Can’t wait for more.

kiki smith

It was awful, I felt bad for some of the actors on it. Totally amature. Terribly directed.


Y&R and Dallas Alum, Oscar Winner George Kennedy Has Died

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George Kennedy,  the Oscar-winning star of 1967’s Cool Hand Luke, which also starred Paul Newman has died at age 91, his grandson, Cory Schenkel confirmed.

Kennedy died in his sleep at his Boise, Idaho home early Sunday morning, the day of the Academy Awards.  He had been in failing health ever since his wife Joan died a little over a year ago. George had been under hospice care for the past month.

In the soaps, Kennedy is most remembered for his guest stints on The Young and the Restless playing Victor Newman’s despicable father, Albert Miller.  Kennedy first played the role in 2003 and then reprised it again in 2010.   Victor’s relationship with his father gave Eric Braeden some of the finest material of his career as the complex Victor.  Albert had abandoned his family, causing his son to be raised in an orphanage.

CBS original primetime soap Dallas also featured Kennedy as Carter McKay, one of the Ewing families bitter enemies from 1988 to 1991.  Geroge also played the role in two follow-up TV movies, 1996’s Dallas: J.R. Returns and 1998’s Dallas: War of the Ewings.  In addition, Kennedy appeared in several of the 70’s major disaster films including the original Airport and several sequels, as well as in Earthquake.  In the 80’s, he would appear in The Naked Gun franchise of films along with Leslie Nielsen.

After the jump, watch George Kennedy as Albert on The Young and the Restless in scenes with Eric Braeden and Joshua Morrow (Nick).  Then share your thoughts on the passing of this talented actor in the comment section below! (more…)

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7th Annual Indie Series Awards Nominations Announced: Winterthorne, EastSiders & The Bay Battle It Out In Drama Series! Van Hansis, Melissa Archer, Lilly Melgar, Kathleen Gati, Deidre Hall, Martha Madison,Tristan Rogers & More Soap Notables Score Nods!


On Wednesday, nominations were announced for the 7th Annual Indie Series Awards.  The ISA’s celebrate the best in independently produced scripted entertainment created for the Web.  Nominations this year were announced in 30 categories.

Online series which featured stars of your favorite daytime dramas took three of the top four spots that led all fields in total nominations.  Michael Caruso’s Winterthorne scored a record-tying 13 nominations, followed by Gregori J. Martin’s The Bay with 12, and Kit Williamson’s EastSiders with 10.   The series Hollywood Wasteland also scored 11 nominations.

The winners will be announced in ceremonies on April 6th at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood, and the awards show will be hosted by Days of our Lives Eric Martsolf (Brady) and Jen Lilley (Theresa) starting at 8PMPST.

The nominations were revealed within a very special video presentation hosted by actress Jillian Claire, which features a cameo by Eric Martsolf.


From Van Hansis, Elizabeth Hubbard, Deidre Hall, Eric Martsolf, John-Paul Lavoisier, Martha Madison, Lilly Melgar, Brianna Brown, Constance Wu, Tristan Rogers, Karrueche Tran, Linda Gray, Kathleen Gati, Carolyn Hennesy, Kevin Spirtas, Patsy Pease, Melissa Claire Egan, Melissa Archer and more, there is plenty of talent on the web these days and they all are ISA nominees this year.

Below is just a sampling of categories featuring daytime notables who received nominations.  For the complete list go to Serial Scoop and click here!  (more…)

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Former Dallas Star Josh Henderson Back With New Series From E!: The Arrangement


We all loved Josh Henderson’s portrayal of John Ross Ewing on TNT’s defunct revival of the classic primetime soap, Dallas.

Since Dallas was never able to find a suitable home at another network, Henderson had teased via social media some time ago that he had something big in the works.

Now it is revealed! On Friday, E! announced plans for its second scripted series following The Royals.  The new show is called The Arrangement and stars Henderson alongside Christina Evangelista. The story revolves around a young actress named Megan Morrison (Evangelista), who auditions for a huge summer movie alongside top Hollywood action movie star Kyle West (Henderson). When Megan’s audition leads to a first date with Kylie, she’s presented with a contract that could change her life forever. But will she accept The Arrangement?   Michael Vartan and Lexa Doig also star in the series.

On his official Instagram account, Henderson shared his enthusiasm for the reveal of his next role: “Been waiting for bout 4 months till it became official.. And So excited today cuz I can finally announce I’ve got a new show coming !! 1st season will be 10 episodes on E! More to come soon.” (more…)

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