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Grant Show to play Daytime Star in Marc Cherry's new primetime soap, Devious Maids!

Photo Credit: Kathie Hutchins

Photo Credit: Kathie Hutchins

Former Ryan’s Hope, Melrose Place and Swingtown star, Grant Show has been cast in Desperate Housewives, Marc Cherry’s new ABC primetime soap pilot, Devious Maids!  As we already announced last week All My Children’s Susan Lucci has already joined the cast.

Today according to Deadline.com,  “Show will play Spence Davis, a successful daytime star married to a gorgeous, self-centered actress played by Mariana Klaveno.”

The premise for Devious Maids …  the show concept is that it follows four maids (Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramirez, Roselyn Sanchez, Judy Reyes) with ambition and dreams of their own while they work for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills.  So if this goes to series, will you tune-in? Or tune-out? Let us know, soapers!

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barbara t
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barbara t

keep them coming abc/disney,pretty soon you will have the whole casts from one life to live and all my children on all your crappy prime time soaps ,if you were going to do that why not keep the 2 soaps with all the history that you already had?grant show is going to play a daytime soap star, well,isnt that rich, all I can say is whos next?every day there a new name to add to the list of soap stars that will be on abc and there prime time soaps ,the soaps that no one will watch in the day… Read more »

BTripp
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BTripp

I plan on watching. I am sure that is why they hired Susan Lucci too. They want to get the AMC fans. Now they will get Melrose Place fans too. I love that Grant is playing a daytime soap actor! Marc Cherry ain’t stupid, he’s just a bad boy for being mean to my Nicollete Sheridan.

Sheryl
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Sheryl

I plan to watch because some of our soap opera stars will be in the show.

Mo
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Mo

Why are there lots of soap type shows coming to primetime and being cancelled in daytime?

Debi
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Debi

Susan Lucci like many others from daytime should be on primetime.
Isn’t Brianna Brown going to be on this show as well?
When does it start? Sept 2012?

I am going to watch the show. Isn’t it more or less a re-make of ‘The Help’?

Rodd
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Rodd

While I abhore that the daytme soaps are being murdered, I will watch the night time ones. Why not? Many of them employ former daytime stars I love. I want to see these people working and as long as the stories are good, I’m in.

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Erika Slezak Shares More on Her Role in Hallmark’s ‘Next Stop, Christmas’ and Its Premiere Date

Good news! The Hallmark Channel has announced that its movie, Next Stop, Christmas which features Erika Slezak (Ex-Viki, One Life to Live) will have its debut on Saturday, November 6th at 8pm ET.

Erika took to her website to share a little bit of information for fans of the character she plays in it.  The six-time Daytime Emmy-winner expressed: “I play a wealthy woman who has lived in the town and knows everyone and is loved by everyone and she throws a huge Christmas party every year.  Sorry, that’s all I’m permitted to share.”

Back to the Future’s Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson star in Next Stop, Christmas, which follows the tale of a woman who takes a train journey to the past.

 

Chandler Massey (Will, Days of our Lives) Eric Freeman, and Lyndsy Fonseca (Ex-Colleen, The Young and the Restless) are also a part of the cast.

So, looking forward to seeing Erika in Next Stop, Christmas come November? Comment below.

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‘The View’s’ Sunny Hostin & Ana Navarro Test Positive for COVID-19; Asked to Leave Studio Ahead Of V.P. Kamala Harris Interview

This morning on The View, an awkward situation arose, when while on the air, co-hosts, Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro, where asked to leave the panel desk and exit the studio.

All of this happened before a live interview was scheduled to happen with Vice President Kamala Harris.  It was revealed that Hostin and Navarro tested positive for Covid-19, and were ‘breakthrough” cases since they had been previously vaccinated.

Host, Joy Behar delivered the news to the audience at home so they knew what was going on with the bizarre moment playing out on live TV, sharing,  “Ana and Sunny, at the last minute we realized they have tested positive for COVID so they have been taken off of the show.”

Harris, who had planned to join the ladies at the table, instead was going to be interviewed remotely from a different place in the ABC TV studio in New York, while Joy Behar and Sara Haines remained on the set.

As for Kamala Harris, Behar added: “It’s very important we keep her healthy and safe. The Secret Service is doing things to make her feel safe.”

While the delay was announced, Behar and Haines took questions from the in-studio audience.

Watch Behar below explain what was going on.

Then let us know, how do you feel The View handled the situation? Comment below.

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TONIGHT: 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on CBS

Who will take home the gold at Sunday night’s 73rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards?  Well, from the looks of it .two heavy favorites going into it are Ted Lasso in the comedy categories, and The Crown in the dramatic categories, but as we have seen on previous Emmys there may be upsets afoot.

Other leading contenders through the night will include the series: The Mandalorian, WandaVision, The Handmaid’s Tale, Saturday Night Live, Lovecraft CountryThe Queen’s Gambit and Mare of Easttown.

Cedric the Entertainer will host the three-hour special on CBS beginning at 8 pm EST emanating from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.  Pandemic and all there will be a return to an opening number.

 

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The broadcast’s executive producer, Ian Stewart, confirmed an opening number, when he previously told Deadline, the number “is going to be a lot of people participating, singing, rapping.  It’s hopefully going to be a very impactful start, a ton of fun.”

The Primetime Emmys will have nominees in attendance, with a more limited amount virtually, and those who have tickets can stay in the venue through the whole show, unlike the Grammys or Oscars were those nominated were ushered in and out.  Look for the Emmys to take place outside the theatre under a tent.

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One Life to Live alum Renée  Elise Goldsberry (Ex-Evangeline) will be competing in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for her role in Hamilton.  Another OLTL alum, Jonathan Groff (Ex-Henry), is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his role in Hamilton, as well.

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In the Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series, Sterling K. Brown tries to win another Emmy for his role as Randall Pearson on This Is Us.   To view all the nominees, head on over to the TV Academy’s website.

This past June, CBS also aired the 48th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in a pre-packaged show for broadcast due to Covid-19 restrictions.

So, who are you rooting for to win the gold at the 73rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards? Comment below.

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