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Dillon Casey is Back In All-New Season Of CW's Nikita Premiering Tonight!

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On-Air On-Soaps Podcast recurring co-host, Dillon Casey is back for season three of the hit action/adventure drama of CW”s Nikita!  The CW series begins its all-new episodes tonight at 9EST/8CST!  In Nikita, Casey plays Agent Sean Pierce, who this season looks to become more involved with Alex, played by former soap star, Lynsey Fonseca (Ex- Colleen, Y&R)!

According to TV Guide’s preview of Nikita’s new season,  “Like her mentor Nikita, Alex has also found love in the same line of work. Agent Sean Pierce (Dillon Casey) is as goofy as he is dedicated, but their romance is still relatively new. “It’s going to be like Alex has never loved before,” Fonseca said. “Sean really represents stability and a normalcy, as normal as these guys can be. They both share a love for their family. There’s something so beautiful about them and their love. I just don’t know if it’s really realistic for Alex. He’s going to want to get her away from this whole lifestyle of Division.” Silverstein added: “Nikita’s fight is something that Alex believes in. I think she needs to believe that because she’s got a lot of repressed stuff from her backstory that she hasn’t dealt with.”   So will there be love in bloom for the couple to be known as Salex?

Meanwhile, Dillon spoke to the Canada’s leaderpost.com about what to expect in the new season and his journey on to the series.  As many know, Casey is Canadian and Nikita is shot in Toronto!  “It’s one of those ruthless shows where you could die in any episode,”  Dillon revealed. “So far, it’s the longest job I’ve ever had. I’ve learned so much, and I know it will help me moving forward. I got cast out of Toronto.  Two days later, I’m handed this Beretta, this gun. I tell the guy: ‘I’m Canadian — I have no idea how to use a gun.’  Within two minutes, the director yells ‘Action!’ and I jump out of the SUV and start shooting at Maggie Q — who I haven’t even met yet.  Afterwards I’m like: ‘Hey, nice to meet you, I’m Dillon, I’m the new guy on the show.'”

So will you be checking out season three of Nikita?   Let us know!

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I don’t watch this show but I have heard that it is one of CW’s strongest shows and I have always loved Dillon Casey!

I love Nikita, It’s an awesome show and Dillion is really great one it.

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Soap Favorites Jason Cook, Brytni Sarpy and Jacob Young Visit the Michael Fairman Channel

On Wednesday night, February 28, Four for Fun, the movie written and directed by former Days of our Lives and General Hospital star, Jason Cook (ex-Shawn-Douglas; ex-Matt, respectively), which stars Brytni Sarpy (Elena, Y&R) and Jacob Young (ex-JR, AMC, Lucky, GH, and Rick, B&B), will have its premiere as part of The Golden State Film Festival.

If you’re in the Southern California area, tickets for the festival and to see Four for Fun showing at 7:30pm PT can be found here.

In the premise of the film, a dinner party between two couples experiencing eleven different endings, all of which points to the same conclusion – the best possible life comes from the one lived the most in the present. Sarpy and Young play one of the couples and actors Donovan Patton and Annika Foster, play the other.

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After its premiere at the festival, on the next night, Jason, Brytni and Jacob will visit You Tube’s Michael Fairman Channel for a livestream conversation about the making of the film, working with each other, and a discussion on their numerous soap opera roles and much more.

It all begins on Thursday night, February 29th beginning at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT. Make sure to join us in the live chat, so you can ask your questions and share your comments with this talented trio.

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Check out the trailer for Four for Fun below, followed by how to watch the livestream interview.

Then, drop any questions you would like us to pose to Jason, Brytni and Jacob in the comment section, and we just might ask it live on Thursday night.

 

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REPORT: CBS to Exercise Option to Renew The Bold and the Beautiful Through 2024-2025 Season

Hot on the heels of today’s announcement of The Young and the Restless being picked-up for four more season, many have wondered what this means for its sister soap, The Bold and the Beautiful.

According to a report by TV Line, during B&B’s last renewal pick-up for two years, CBS included an option for an additional year. So, when B&B’s current renewal expires this May, (just like Y&R’s was set to do) it included an additional option year.

A CBS source told the outlet, that the option will be exercised, extending B&B through the 2024-25 TV season. There most likely would be no official announcement for B&B continuing on for another year, since its not part of a newly-negotiated extension.

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The Bold and the Beautiful was co-created by William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell and premiered on CBS back on March 23, 1987. The series will be celebrating its 37th anniversary next month.

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Currently, viewers were in for a shock when this week, it appears that the powers-that-be ended the reign of terror of supervillain Sheila Carter (Kimberlin Brown) or did they?

With Y&R renewed for four years, B&B expected for another under its current contract with CBS, Days of our Lives renewed through its 60th season and General Hospital continuing on, it looks like there is no need to worry at present time that the four remaining soap operas are going anywhere.

So, glad to know B&B will have CBS pick-up their option for at least another year? Comment below.

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The Young and the Restless Renewed for Four More Years at CBS

Congratulations are in order to the cast, crew, creatives and fans of CBS’ The Young and the Restless. On Wednesday, the top-rated daytime drama was renewed by the network for four more years.

The renewal will bring Y&R through the 2027-2028 television season, and brings the series through its 55th season. The Young and the Restless has continuef to remain the #1 daytime drama for over 36 years and is CBS’ longest-running series.

In a statement, Amy Reisenbach, president of CBS Entertainment shared, “The Young and the Restless has been a staple of daytime television for over 50 years, and it is with great pleasure that we will continue that legacy at CBS,The talented cast and writers deliver compelling performances and stories on a daily basis and have provided iconic moments that have kept the show on top of the ratings and thrilled generations of fans for over five decades. We look forward to seeing what new creative twists and turns they have planned for the folks of Genoa City.”

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According to CBS, Y&R is averaging 3.50 million viewers this season. The series is also the #1 daytime program among African American viewers. Full episodes of the series are streaming on Paramount+ and CBS TVE.  The soap opera airs weekdays at 12:30-1:30 p.m. ET/11:30 a.m.-12:30 p..m. PT.

Y&R notables are also celebrating anniversaries in 2024 including series icons: Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman) for 45 years this month, and Eric Braeden (Victor Newman) for 44 years. In April, the show will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Nikki and Victor’s wedding, which aired in April 1984 and was one of the highest-rated episodes in the history of the show.

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Other notable cast anniversaries in 2024 include: Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott) at 35 years and Joshua Morrow (Nicholas Newman), Sharon Case (Sharon Newman) and Michelle Stafford (Phyllis Summers) all at 30 years.

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The Young and the Restless debuted on March 23, 1973 and the show celebrated its 50th anniversary season in 2023. Y&R was co-created by the late William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell. At present, Josh Griffith currently serves as the series executive producer and head writer.

Share your thoughts on the news that Y&R had been given a four-year renewal by CBS and will continue on with the lives of the people you love in Genoa City through its 55th season via the comment section below.

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