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Daytime Emmy Winner & Y&R Alum Jeff Branson To Play DC Comic's Master Jailer On CBS' SUPERGIRL!

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Daytime Emmy winner Jeff Branson has been cast as one of the DC Comic characters in CBS’s Supergirl!  The annoucement game during the  TCA Winter Press Tour, where press members were welcomed to the set of the series.

Branson who played Shayne Lewis on GL, Ronan Malloy on Y&R , as well as Jonathan Lavery on All My Children is set to play the recurring role of Master Jailer, the forceful and unrelenting jail guard on Fort Rozz who showed no mercy. Now on Earth, he is hellbent on catching all of the Fort Rozz escapees and brutally bringing them to justice.  Seeing the escaped inmates unleash their wrath on National City only stirs up his inner-vigilante, and he goes on a merciless hunt to round up the prisoners and restore justice to the universe.

The actor tweeted his enthuisiam for his new role on Monday relating:  “Could not be more excited to be part of the @supergirlcbs world! Feb 22nd everyone. #Supergirl”

How will Supergirl deal with the latest National City addition?  Check out new episodes of Supergirl Mondays at 8PMEST/7CST to find out!

Excited to see Jeff as Master Jailer? Comment below!

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Caroline
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Caroline

So happy for Jeff! He’s too talented not to have been picked up for something new. Y&R’s loss.

CeeCee
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CeeCee

Oh, yes, Caroline. I wish ‘Ronan’ would go to Port Charles, collect ‘Phyllis’ and both make a run for Genoa City. They were so hoooot together.

Beth
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Beth

Jeff is a very nice guy and a very talented actor. I wish him all the best. Nice to see a Daytime alum doing well on Primetime!

Jamesj75
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Jamesj75

Jeff Branson knows how to ACT! This new TV show is lucky to have him, and daytime TV should regret letting Branson slip through its fingers…

fginaspy
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fginaspy

Cool! I wish Supergirl was available on Hulu. I do not get the major networks or cable.

Lillian
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Lillian

He reminds me so much of actor Michael Shannon.

Wedge
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Wedge

I miss waiting tables with jeff, great sense of humor and a nice butt to boot! LOL

jlh
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jlh

Supergirl’s a cute show. Glad to hear he’ll be on it.

Charday
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Charday

I’ll never forget him in the movie, “I Spit on Your Grave” (2010 remake). His character died in the most awful way imaginable.

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I’m so proud of you Jeff. I’m an positive you will rock this roll. Just don’t forget about us little people. Love you. Linda

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Ted King and Naomi Matsuda Join The Bold and the Beautiful

Soap fans are very familiar with the work of Ted King (Ex-General Hospital, The City, Loving, Another World and One Life to Live) as well as Naomi Matsuda (Ex-Tori, Days of our Lives).

Now the talented actors will pair up as they come to The Bold and the Beautiful to play Finn (Tanner Novlan) parents, and they arrive just in time set to be grandparents to Steffy (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) and Finn’s upcoming new addition, their baby.

According to EW.com that broke the casting news, that when Jack (King) and Li (Matsuda) come to town,’viewers will soon learn about Finn’s very dramatic backstory’

Ted and Naomi began taping on June 9th and will first air as follows: King arrives on July 30th, while Naomi’s first B&B airdate will be on August 2nd.

Now the question becomes, just what is Finn’s familial back-story? Stay tuned.

So, happy to know that you will see Ted King and Naomi Matsuda back on your screens again? Comment below.

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B&B’s Heather Tom Throws Lead Actress Nominee Luncheon

This year, saw the return of the annual ladies lunch were as is tradition, last year’s winner of the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, throws a luncheon for this year’s nominees.

The reigning women’s champ, now six-time Daytime Emmy winner, Heather Tom (Katie) got this year’s nominees in the category together for a celebration which included: General Hospital’s Genie Francis (Laura), Finola Hughes (Anna), and Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis), along with B&B’s Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy) and Y&R’s Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea).

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On Friday, both Francis and Grahn shared pics from the event on their social media accounts.  You can check them out below.

Then, take our poll below: Which actress do you hope takes home the gold next Friday night on the 48th annual Daytime Emmy Awards on CBS? Let us know via the comment section, as well.

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B&B’s Jacqueline MacInnes Wood Talks Motherhood, Steffy’s Opioid Addiction and Love Life on ‘Home & Family’

Daytime Emmy Award winner and a nominee again this year for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Daytime Drama Series, The Bold and the Beautiful’s Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy Forrester) chatted with Home & Family.

During her segment, Jacqui discussed becoming a mom again for the second time and welcoming her new son, Lenix, and balancing raising two boys with playing the day to day perils of Steffy Forrester.

As soap fans know, last year’s storyline where Steffy became addicted to painkillers provided her with meaty material which landed her as one of the frontrunners for next week’s 48th annual Daytime Emmy Awards to air on Friday night, June 25th on CBS.

MacInnes Wood became emotional when telling how Steffy’s addiction intervention helped others, relating: “I was flooded with all of these messages, and this one woman reached out to me and she said her son… it still gets me emotional … but her son was addicted and that intervention was the same thing with her family, and it touched me in such a way and she said luckily that he is sober now.”

Jacqui also talked about Steffy’s on-screen love life …. and her real-life love and husband, Elan Ruspoli.

You can watch the full interview segment here.

So, what do you think of Jacqueline raising a new baby boy, being a mom to the other, while playing Steffy’s emotional storylines? Comment below.

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