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B&B Stars Head To South Africa!

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The international smash hit TV series, The Bold and the Beautiful, continues to extend its reach around the world with news today that three of its cast members are heading to South Africa for a press tour and more.

From October 21st through the 26th, Karla Mosley (Maya), Jacob Young (Rick) and Heather Tom (Katie) will visit Johannesburg and Cape Town.

According to the series, Mosley, Young, and Tom will visit iconic South African landmarks Table Mountain and Soweto as well many cultural, heritage and entertainment sites. Their visit will also include appearances at Mall of Africa & Maponya Mall in Johannesburg. A private event hosted by the stars will feature an interactive karaoke session alongside prominent South African celebrities, as well as a meet and greet with contest winners.

The B&B cast visit coincides with the new B&B Saturday morning omnibus broadcast starting of October 14th from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on SABC3.

“I’m so thankful that after 30 years, our South African viewers and our broadcaster, SABC3, remain an integral part of our extended television family,” said The Bold and the Beautiful Executive Producer and Head Writer Bradley Bell. “To celebrate this occasion, we’re sending Karla, Heather, and Jacob in person to convey our warm greetings and gratitude to our fans.”

So, why do you think B&B continues to be the “World’s Most-Watched Daily Dramatic Serial”?  Share your thoughts on its popularity around the world in the comment section below!

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I think one reason is that the show still sticks to the half hour format. I can’t say great stories because all the shows have great stories. It is good to see that this show reaches out to so many people in the world. We should see many more years of B&B with news like this.

Iakovos
Iakovos

The international embrace of B&B is notable but I think the serial is produced with that in mind, hence the lack of depth. It plays like telenovelas where the over-the-top surprises and endless bedroom dances serve as forefront plots. That approach makes it my least favorite of the four legacy daytime dramas on the air now. But I will never deny this unprecedented success, a factor that keeps CBS the lone network that embraces daytime as a viable programming option and promotes it.

Lew S
Lew S

Hi Lakovas,. I totally agree with you.

Lew S
Lew S

Sorry, meant to write Lakovos.

Patrick
Patrick

I keep hoping that NBC and ABC take notes from… CBS

before it’s too late

BUILD around your daytime . respectively, we all want this genre to survive

hats off to CBS

another hope – that NBC and ABC – know – that their daytime would be gone if not for – Days of OUR Lives and General Hospital

Jamesj75
Jamesj75

B&B didn’t get this way by being unadventurous and ugly… 🙂

Patrick
Patrick

“that” is a powerplay pic.. if ever

which should be the “sole” focus of this show

who’s tired of : Brooke and Ridge? I’d throw Katie in that , as well

this show ought to be all about : Rick and Maya period

for it to be relevant and show

Patrick
Patrick

I hope we get a heads up .. on the debut of Ingo Rademacher

Nik
Nik

Really? Where in Soweto will they be?

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Greek Soap Star Andreas Georgiou To Appear On The Bold and the Beautiful

B&B fans worldwide follow the exciting international career of legacy series star, Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke).  As Lang had detailed recently on her social media posts, she was recently in Greece taping 16 episodes on the greek soap opera 8 Lexeis.

The series star of 8 Lexeis is Andreas Georgiou, and now he has come to Los Angeles to appear on Katherine’s soap, The Bold and the Beautiful.

Andreas had been documenting his trip to Los Angeles and CBS Television City  (where B&B is taped) on his Instagram account.  One shot is with B&B icon, John McCook (Eric), and there are others with Lang and her beau, Dom Zoida, and more.

Jennifer Gareis (Donna) also posted a group photo from the set with Andrea and actors from the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful.

No word yet on when Andreas will air on B&B, or what part he will play, but stay tuned for more intel as it becomes available.

So, what do you think of B&B continuing its international reach bringing Andreas to the series for a guest visit? Comment below.

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OLTL Alum Renée Elise Goldsberry Says: “I Just Think The Best Actors In The World Are On Daytime Television”

As everyone knows by now, we have always been a huge fan of the work of Renée Elise Goldsberry starting back to 2003 and her beginnings on One Life to Live in her twice Daytime Emmy-nominated performances as Evangeline Williamson.

Since OLT, Goldsberry’s career has found her on-stage in the smash musical Hamilton, then in feature film and TV series including: Waves, Altered Carbon, The Good Wife, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, The House with a Clock in Its Walls, Documentary Now, The Get Down and Evil. 

Deadline has recently released their New Hollywood Podcast and Goldsberry was a guest on the most recent episode.  While she fielded questions from the hosts about her life pre and post-Hamilton, the topic of her time on the soaps was bantered about,  Renée stood proud with the daytime community and their talent and unbelievable work ethic and how they are not given the credit they deserve.

When talking about One Life to Live, Goldsberry stated: “I learned my acting chops on that show, because we have so much work. I just think the best actors in the world are on daytime television ”

In explaining to the hosts how soaps are shot and the pace in which the actor’s are asked to perform, she related: “We take three months to film an hour and a half movie, but soap actors. shoot six hours of television a week. They’re just really talented. The stories are so broad, and they always have to continue to defend their character and some kind of really crazy situations.”

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Renée summed it up by sharing: ” I love soaps.  I love the fans of soap operas, I love the writers and the producers, I love everything about soap operas. I have some really, really good friends who are still in that medium, killing the game… I still see my friends on those shows, and I watch them, and I’m super proud.”

So, what do you think about the sentiments shared by Renee on the hard-working men and women in daytime?  Plus, what do you think of the success she has found utilizing all of her talents on stage, recording, TV and film? Comment below.

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Days of our Lives to Air in the UK Beginning In January

Salem is coming across the pond to the UK!  Look for the British to enjoy the long-running daytime soap airing  exclusively on the Sony Channel beginning on January 20th of 2020.

According to Metro: when DAYS does debut in the UK  viewers will see the story pick-up from the series 53rd season where in story; Vivian Alamain returns to Salem after Stefan O. DiMera arrives on the scene claiming to be her son, which all happens on New Years Eve along with three major kisses.

The season which will bow on Sony Channel marked the first full season run of episodes from current head writer, Ron Carlivati

This isn’t the first time DAYS has aired in England, previously it has runs on  CBS Drama, Zone Romantica, and Channel 5

Episodes picking up from season 53 will broadcast at 9;10am.

So, glad to hear DAYS is coming to the UK? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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