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CBS Daytime Throws A Halloween Programming Block With Themed Shows On October 31st!

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Get ready to trick or treat with the CBS Daytime line-up next Thursday October 31st!  That is when all shows in the network day-part programming block which include: The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful, plus The Price is Right, Let’s Make A Deal and The Talk, will have Halloween themed episodes for viewers!  So let’s take a look at what is in store!

Over at The Young and the Restless Victor Newman (Eric Braeden) is visited by his granddaughter, Faith, while she trick or treats with her father, Nick Newman (Joshua Morrow).  Tensions rise around Genoa City as Nick’s ex, Avery Clark (Jessica Collins), confronts Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott) about a big secret she’s keeping from her family.  Meanwhile, Adam (Michael Muhney) and Chelsea Newman (Melissa Claire Egan) unite as they wait for important news about their son, Connor, and Billy (Billy Miller) remembers his daughter, Delia, during his first Halloween without her.

At The Bold and the Beautiful, look for a sexy Halloween romp for Bill and Brooke!  CBS previews that lovers Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) and Bill (Don Diamont) take time off from planning their mountain climbing excursion in Aspen to celebrate Halloween. Deep in the Colorado woods, Brooke brings the “wild life” into the bedroom.   Bare attack!

Come on down for Halloween at The Price is Right where the studio is transformed into a haunted house.  Fans won’t believe their eyes as Count Drew-cula flies in for a grand entrance and the disembodied head of George Gray invites audience members to “Come on Down”… if they dare!  Contestants will have a chance to play Halloween-themed games, such as “Yucky Seven” (Lucky Seven), “Witch” (Switch), “Bat Race” (Rat Race) and a scary game of Cliff Hanger with the Yodely Guy as Grim Reaper.  Prizes so good they’re scary will be presented by zombie models Rachel Reynolds and special guest ghoul Y&R’s Melissa Ordway (Abby)!  Items up for grabs include a 55-inch HDTV, a pair of glow-in-the-dark bicycles, trips to London and New Orleans, a new motorcycle and a new car. As an added treat, everyone in the audience gets a frightening surprise… tickets to one of the scariest theme parks in the world!

On Let’s Make A Deal, look for a $23,000 Big Deal of the Day and trips to Paris and Mexico highlight the Halloween edition.  Host Wayne Brady will offer themed opportunities for Traders, including guessing how many pieces of Halloween candy are in a jar for cash and apple bobbing for a chance to win a roadster.  Zonks will be scarier than ever, as Traders will have to avoid them in order to get over $20,000 in cash.

The Talk is all about Peter Pan this Halloween!  Fly away to Never Never Land when The Talk celebrates with a magical  Hosts Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood welcome costume-clad guests Michael Weatherly (NCIS), Billy Gardell and Reno Wilson (Mike & Molly) to The Talk own Pirate-themed dream land where adventure, surprises and a little pixie dust are in store. Also, celebrity chef Anne Burrell joins in on the fun as she shares a delicious Peter Pan-themed menu, perfect for Halloween entertaining.

So will you be watching Halloween day on CBS Daytime? What do you think of B&B’s Brooke Halloween costume?  Let us know!

 

 

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Why am i not surprised that B&B idea for Halloween would involve a sexy romp for Brooke and Bill.

Not interested. Hope it’s fun for those who are, though.

One Life To Live started all this with so many special shows.
The Daisy Awards…making fun of “Fraternity Row” and all the made up soaps!
Switching Places where characters played others.
And all of the special 4th of July episodes…..all so wonderful

Sounds fun, but I could do without Bill and Brooke. I don’t like them together.

Very excited! CBS always cares about their audience during the holidays!

Brooke at some point has to act her age.

Thank you!

Brooke’s Halloween get up is a big MISS, she looks like she’s wearing a rug. Why did they do that to her?

General Hospital

Elizabeth MacRae, ‘General Hospital’s’ Meg Baldwin, Passes Away at 88

Veteran actress, Elizabeth MacRae best-known as the third Meg Baldwin on General Hospital and as Gomer Pyle’s girlfriend, Lou-An Ann Poovie, in Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C has died at the age of 88. MacRae passed away in Fayetteville, North Carolina, where she grew up.

On General Hospital, Elizabeth played Meg Baldwin who had a young son, Scott (Kin Shriner) from a previous relationship and who married Lee Baldwin (Peter Hansen). The role was originated by Patricia Breslin from 1965-1969. Breslin was temporarily replaced by Jan Shepherd for three weeks in the summer of 1967. MacRae took over the part from Breslin full time from 1969-70 and again from 1972-73.

In story, the character of Meg suffered a nervous breakdown and Lee had her committed to an institution. In 1971, Meg was released and came home, but suffered from severe hypertension. In 1973, Dr Lesley Webber was assigned to her case. Meg became jealous of Lesley and began to think that she was trying to get to have sex with Lee. During an argument with Lee, Meg died of a stroke and soon after Lee adopted Scott.

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MacRae also appeared on other notable soaps, having roles on Another WorldDays of Our LivesGuiding Light, and Search for Tomorrow.  Elizabeth’s career spanned over two and half decades having also appeared in classic TV shows and countless movies such as: Route 66Surfside 6RendezvousThe FugitiveJudd for the DefenseGunsmokeBonanzaI Dream of Jeannie, and The Andy Griffith Show.

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She is survived by five stepchildren, Terry Halsey, Peter Halsey, Hugh Halsey, Cate Halsey, and Alex Halsey Topper.

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Ron Carlivati Reveals When Days of our Lives Episodes From His Head Writing Regime Resume Streaming

Days of our Lives viewers have not been watching material from head writer Ron Carlivati and his writing team for many months. Well, things are about to change.

Circle this Friday, May 31st when the first new script from Carlivati and company will stream on the Peacock soap opera. If you recall, Carlivati had to step away from the writing gig at DAYS due to the writer’s strike, but because the soap tapes at least seven months ahead of air, it is only now that fans will see how the stories shift or finish out that were started by Carlivati.

According to Ron’s conversation with TV Insider, when Carlivati and his team resumed writing the show in late October of 2023, the stories were already written well into 2024. Carlivati explained, “For me, as of us talking right now, the (replacement writers’ material) is still airing, so that has been very tough. I’m just very anxious and eager for our stuff to start airing again.”

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Ron explained before the writer’s strike, he and his scribes had written up through the 2023 Thanksgiving episodes. Speaking on how the replacement writers tried to handle stepping in for the regular team, Ron expressed, “I think what they tried to do was move things slowly in the hopes that the strike would end and respect where my storylines were so that I could play them off when we came back. Unfortunately, the strike dragged on, so I understand that the show needed to make story decisions.”

The award-winning writer made clear that, “from January to May (2024), those were not my stories. I had nothing to do with those.”

Having lived through a writer’s strike before (when he was at One Life to Live in 2008), Carlivati explained how he dealt with coming back and adjusting the stories including that the plan was to, “blow things up, jettison anything that I did not like, and get back to a show that I understand and can enjoy and tell. ”

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Look for a Carlivati-style ‘wink-wink’ on Friday’s episode. As he puts it, “I did want to make it clear that this was the line of demarcation, that the writers were back and there was a change happening. We have a little nod or two to what was going on in the first day and I think it will be very obvious and clear to the savvy viewer. Luckily, story-wise, certain things were coming to a head already.”

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Stay tuned for how Ron resolves a Sloan and Nicole showdown, how Eric will find out he is Jude’s true baby daddy, what happens when the new Gabi returns from Salem from out of the slammer, the Maggie/Konstantin wedding, payback time for Theresa and more.

In addition, and as previously reported, when Carlivati returned, he crafted the series 15,000th episode which is set to air in early December, and will also pay tribute to the late Bill Hayes with the passing of his on-screen beloved character, Doug Williams.

So, glad to know Ron and his team’s material will start to reveal itself this Friday and moving forward on DAYS? Comment below.

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General Hospital

LAPD Continue to Seek Johnny Wactor’s Killers Who Remain At Large; Asks Public for Tips and Leads

The Los Angeles police department is ramping up its search for to the whereabouts of the three thieves, who got away after one fatally shot former General Hospital cast member, Johnny Wactor (ex-Brando Corbin) in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 26th in downtown Los Angeles.

Law enforcement sources told the LA Times that police are trying to pull fingerprints from Wactor’s vehicle and are looking for video from the area. They also are checking to see whether there are any connections to other nearby catalytic converter thefts.

The thieves were attempting to steal the catalytic converter from Wactor’s car at the time of his death. Sadly, the LAPD investigators shared they have seen an uptick in violence when these types of thieves are confronted.

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Catalytic converters contain precious metals in which thieves can make hundreds of dollars selling them to auto parts suppliers or scrap yards, where they can be melted down and the valuable metals extracted.

In addition, on Tuesday May 28th, the LAPD shared more on the incident that took Wactor’s life, stating, “Without provocation, the victim was shot by one of the individuals. The three suspects involved were wearing all dark clothing and driving a dark-colored sedan. The suspects fled northbound on Hope Street. Central Bureau Homicide is investigating this case and is requesting the public’s help.”

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If you have tip: y0u are urged to call LAPD Detectives Gonzales or Martinez at Central Bureau Homicide, at (213) 996-4142. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to (877) LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).

In addition, Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go to http://www.lacrimestoppers.org.

Wactor played General Hospital’s Brando Corbin from 2020 to 2022. According to the LA Times, “Wactor recently had been exploring opportunities in screenwriting while working as a bartender.”

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