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DAYTIME CARES Live Event Set Featuring Soap Favorites In Virtual Variety Show

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Daytime is showing their support for those in need and to raise awareness for those greatly affected by COVID-19.

Coming up this Saturday May 9th, Daytime Cares, a non-profit organization led by Days of our Lives‘ Arianne Zucker (Nicole) and Shawn Christian (Ex-Daniel) will join forces with live event co-hosts, GH’s Laura Wright (Carly) and former soap publicist, Alan Locher as they put on a live-stream variety show featuring many favorites from all your favorite soap operas/

It all begins Saturday at 8 p. m. EST/5 p.m. PST and can be seen here on Locher’s You Tube channel. The Locher Room.

Thus far the line-up of stars participating includes from Days of our Lives: Lamon Archey (Eli), Linsey Godfrey (Sarah), Stacy Haiduk (Kristen), Bill Hayes (Doug), Susan Seaforth Hayes (Julie), Kyle Lowder (Rex), Eric Martsolf (Brady),  James Reynolds (James), Melissa Reeves (Jennifer), and Paul Telfer (Xander).  

General Hospital is represented by Maurice Benard (Sonny, GH) Ian Buchanan (ex-Duke, GH et al), William deVry (Julian ), Chad Duell (Michael), Finola Hughes (Anna), Michael E. Knight (Martin), Katelyn MacMullen (Willow), Sofia Mattsson (Sasha), Cynthia Watros (Nina), Maura West (Ava), Josh Swickard (Chase), Emme Rylan (Lulu), and Wes Ramsey (Peter). 

The Young and the Restless cast has Michelle Stafford (Phyllis, Jordi Vilasuso (Rey) and Scott Reeves (Ex-Ryan) as part of the live show.  Guiding Light is represented by Robert Newman (Ex-Josh), Kim Zimmer (Ex-Reva) and Crystal Chappell (Ex-Olivia)  Former One Life to Live stars will also be part of the event including: James DePaiva (Ex-Max), Kassie DePaiva (Ex-Blair), Andrea Evans (Ex-Tina).

In a statement on the event, Laura Wright shared: “Our fans have supported us for decades.  Daytime actors are used to being able to connect with our fans in person. We can’t do that right now, but this show is our way of giving them a virtual ‘hug’ to let them know that we are all in this together. And we are so happy to partner with Arianne and Shawn. Their Daytime Cares website provides information and resources for those affected by this crisis and or looking for ways to give back.”

Alan Locher noted: “I grew up watching these shows, long before I started working in the industry. I truly understand the connection fans have to their favorite daytime actors and characters. I started The Locher Room because I suspected that the fans – like myself – would love to see some familiar faces during this difficult time in our lives. I’ve truly been blown away.”

Check back here in the coming days for more updated talent participant info!

So, what do you think about the Daytime Cares line-up? Excited to watch Saturday? Comment below.

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Be more excited is Gina Tognoni participates as well as Sharon Case, and some AW actors/actresses

Jimh
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Interesting…

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hi Jimh..
goes to show they are bored outta their minds and have need to be on camera one way or another.. lol
they are use to being with cast and crew for hours on end
recording episodes for decades..
It’s a fix for them and entertaining for fans,

Jimh
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im bored out of my mind to the point i no longer have one…lol

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Jimh–
well, you can watch Dark Shadows for a half-hour every night, that may help lol..
I watch it nightly..

Jimh
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Jimh

i watch it to plus i belong to several DS sites…and we sometimes have watch parties….

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It’s great that that the ”Discovery” channel/network
took on the Dark Shadow series..
thing is-
it needs many viewers to keep it from
getting canceled..
so, I hope many tune in..
It’s only on the second season now.

Jimh
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I hope if the new one gets the green light-its suppose to be DS 50 years later and set in today…on the CW sometime next year if this Pandemic ever ends and they can film!!!

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48th Annual Daytime Emmys Red Carpet: The Stars Return to Glitz and Glamour (PHOTOS)

Now here’s a first in Daytime Emmy history! The red carpet was actually held ahead of its broadcast, all as a part of keeping with a Covid-19 friendly and safe environment to bring back some of the glitz the award show usually brings to its fans.

While last year’s Daytime Emmy ceremonies were all virtual, this year’s brought the nominees and presenters together for a socially-distanced red carpet event to celebrate their nominations and to strike a pose in front of the paparazzi.

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Most of all the nominees from your favorite daytime dramas took part including: General Hospital’s Briana Henry, Briana Lane, Carolyn Hennesy, Cynthia Watros, Dominic Zamprogna, Donnell Turner, Finola Hughes, Genie Francis, Jeff Kober, James Patrick Stuart, Katelyn MacMullen, Kim Delaney, Maurice Benard, Max Gail, Nancy Lee Grahn, Sonya Shepherd, Steve Burton, Sydney Mikayla, and Tajh Bellow.

From The Bold and the Beautiful attending were: Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, Darin Brooks, Tanner Novlan, and from The Young and the Restless Bryton James, Brytni Sarpi, Melissa Claire Egan, and Courtney Hope, as well as Days of our Lives’ Cady McClain, Deirdre Hall, Tamara Braun, Robert Scott Wilson, Wally Kurth, Victoria Konefal, George Delhoyo, Cady Mcclain, Victoria Platt, Jackée Harry and Robert Scott Wilson.

Make sure to watch the 48th annual Daytime Emmy Awards this Friday night June 25th on CBS (8 p.m. EST).

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‘The Talk’ Renewed for its 12th Season

After its controversial 11th season and following the departure of original cast member, Sharon Osbourne, there had been chatter that maybe the The Talk would come to an end.

However, news today from CBS has that it has renewed its top daytime talker, and the series will live to see another day for its upcoming 12th season this fall.

Having debuted in October 2010, the show now features Carrie Ann Inaba (who also serves as the show’s moderator), Sheryl Underwood, Amanda Kloots, and Elaine Welteroth as it primary co-hosts.

As with previous amalgamations of the co-hosts, the women discuss the latest headlines, current events, and human-interest stories of the day.

The series put out this tweet on their pick-up sharing: “JUST ANNOUNCED! #TheTalk has been officially renewed for another year on @CBSreturning for a 12th season in 2021-2022! More fun, more topics, more talk!”

So, glad The Talk is continuing on, or did you think it was time for it to go? Comment below.

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‘Ryan’s Hope’ Star and Soap Vet, John Gabriel Has Passed Away at 90

Heartbreaking news Monday morning and to start the week. Beloved Ryan’s Hope soap veteran, John Gabriel (Ex-Dr. Seneca Beaulac) has died.

His daughter, actress Andrea Gabriel (Lost) shared the news of his passing via her Instagram account.

In her statement, Andrea shared: “It is with an unspeakably heavy heart that I share the news of my father’s passing.  John Gabriel was my hero, my role model, and my champion, but above all, my daddy… I will love you forever.”

Gabriel’s run on Ryan’s Hope was in two parts.  He started with the ABC daytime drama series in 1975 and stayed till 1985.  He then returned from 1988 to 1989.  Seneca’s love story with Jillian Coleridge (the late Nancy Addison Altman) was often front and center on the series.

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As soap fans know, John was married to another former soap star, Sandy Gabriel (Ex-Edna Thornton, All My Children and  Ex-Christine Venet Ryan’s Hope), and is also survived by his other daughter Melissa and their two grandsons.

Throughout his daytime soap career, Gabriel received one Daytime Emmy nomination back in 1980.  He also appeared in roles on General Hospital, Loving, The Bold and the Beautiful, Generations and Days of our Lives.

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In primetime he was known for his roles on Gilligan’s Island, Mary Tyler Moore Show.  John was also an accomplished singer performing on many variety and talk show through the years.

In 1995, Gabriel produced the late Charles Grodin’s talk show Charles Grodin for CNBC.

No official cause of death for Gabriel was revealed, and no memorial plans as of this moment.

Share your condolences and remembrances of John via the comment section below.

 

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