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DALLAS Star Linda Gray Joins The Cast Of WINTERTHORNE!

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For those jonesing to see Linda Gray (Ex-Sue Ellen) again after her television return on TNT’s revival of Dallas, they need to look no further than the upcoming online series, Winterthorne!

Gray will play the powerful matriarch of the Winterthorne clan, Joanna Winterthorne, and on-screen mother to series star, Martha Madison (Ex-Belle DAYS) who plays Miranda Winterthorne!

“I have so many special memories of watching Dallas with my own mother, having Linda play my mother now feels like a full circle moment,” said Madison in a statement. “It’s incredibly special. I’m ecstatic.”

Winterthorne series creator Michael Caruso added, “Working with Linda Gray is a dream come true for me. I have been an enormous fan of her work for many years. I think she’s going to be brilliant in the role.”

Production of Winterthorne will commence in late March for three weeks in and outside of the Los Angeles area.

What do you think of Linda Gray joining the cast of Winterthorne? Comment below!

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I will have a look-see ..
The web is producing some really good programing / online series..

One popular thing about online series- they are not censored and play to real life..

Robert
Robert

Adding someone of Linda Grey’s talents and caliber make me curious to check out the series when it premieres. I think in another generation or two, online tv series will dominate in terms of audience and quality, over network and even cable tv.

Iakovos
Iakovos

Who would not love to see Linda Gray on TV more? I remain disappointed about the fate of the DALLAS reboot. It was good!

Charday
Charday

I miss my DALLAS, but good to hear Linda Gray is back.

Sarah
Sarah

Thrilled for her and for the series. What a talent, what a beauty. Can’t wait. (please learn to spell her name properly! It’s GRAY!)

Chris
Chris

She’s a VERY talented beautiful tv legend

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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!

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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.

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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

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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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