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Judith Light Stars In New Amazon Series TRANSPARENT Which Bows Today!

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Two-time Tony and Daytime Emmy winner Judith Light (Ex-Karen, OLTL)  who just finished wowing audiences for her portrayal of Judith Ryland on season three of TNT’s Dallas, latest project debuts today Friday, September 26th on Amazon Prime and you can watch the entire full season if you want to!

The series is entitled Transparent in which Light co-stars! The show is 10 episode dark comedy and it follows a Los Angeles family headed by Maura (Jeffrey Tambor) who previously spent her life as Mort … the family’s patriarch! When she reintroduces herself to her loved ones, everyone’s secrets finally start to come out, including the secrets of her ex-wife Shelly (Judith Light), and their children!

The pilot episode tells the viewers: “An LA family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone’s secrets to spill out.”

Transparent is written and directed by Written, directed and executive produced by Emmy-nominee and 2013 Sundance Best Director winner Jill Soloway of Six Feet Under fame! ‘
Amazon Prime members can add Transparent to their “Watchlist” and easily access new episodes! Watch the trailer after the jump and let us know if you will be watching the series!

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I SOOOOOOOOOOOO want to see this. I am a huge fan of Arrested Development AND of Jeffrey Tamber and Judith Light.
Being something of a Ludditte, I am having trouble figuring out how to stream it. The critics are all exultant over this new series. I can’t wait to see it.

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With Judith Light and Jeffrey Tambor on board, it should be terrific. Both are truly gifted actors.

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I finally was able to see the first three episodes. It does not disappoint. Jeffrey Tamber is the quintessential sad clown and Gabby Hoffman is both hilarious and very sad as his youngest daughter, who is brilliant but unable to find her place in this world.
Judith Light is morphing into the next Helen Merren playing his world-weary, slightly eccentric ex wife.
Did I laugh? Yes. But I cried a little too watching this dysfunctional family lead their quiet lives of desperation, full of secrets and hence, full of loneliness. It’s incredibly good–please try and watch if you can.

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Drew Barrymore Daytime Talk Show Pilot In The Works

This fall, new talkers from Tamron Hall and Kelly Clarkson will be part of the daytime television landscape, and now comes word that Drew Barrymore may enter the space with a new talk show for her that is in development with the pilot being shot this coming week.

According to Variety, details of the proposed one-hour show are not all clear, but Drew is said to be one of the executive producers of the pilot episode and yet there is no showrunner attached to the project at this time.  Barrymore’s company, Flower Films is likely attached as well.

Back in 2016, Barrymore had a deal in place with Warner Brothers Telepictures for a talk show, but that never came to pass, in part to a lukewarm response from TV station groups at that time.

However now the new regime at CBS’ syndication arm is said to have ‘high hopes’ for the show and they feel that Drew will appeal and do well in the daytime arena.

Barrymore recently appeared in her third season of  Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet in its 30 episode season. Through her Flower Films she was been an executive producer on unscripted series including TLC’s Rattled and VH1’s Tough Love.

So, would you be interested. or intrigued to see what kind of show Drew Barrymore has to offer in daytime? Think she would be a good host? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

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The Bold and the Beautiful Ratings Winner With Phoebe is Beth Reveal

Great news for The Bold and the Beautiful and their long-awaited payoff: that the little girl being raised by Steffy (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) as “Phoebe” is really Liam (Scott Clifton) and Hope’s (Annika Noelle) daughter, Beth, who they believed had died in the long and twisty baby switch storyline.

B&B was the highest rated daytime television show in the key 25-54 womens demo and the first time in the 32-year-old history of the CBS sudser that it has been atop of that demo. That is not only among the network soaps but all series genres in daytime for the week of August 5-9 –  quite the feat.

During the ratings week, Liam figured out that Phoebe was Beth, and eventually after Thomas’ (Matt Atkinson) manipulations told Hope the truth.

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All this goes to show that as frustrated as viewers get wanting the truth to come out in a story they follow; when it finally does, they are along for the ride. Something B&B executive producer and head writer, Brad Bell does exceptionally well with big umbrella storylines that hold major ramifications for many on the canvas.

Congrats to Brad and the B&B team!

So, what do you think of BOLD’s performance in the ratings for the big week in story? Comment below

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Kelly Monaco Addresses Billy Miller’s Departure From GH

In a post via her twitter account, General Hospital’s Kelly Monaco (Sam) shared her heartbreak on her longtime scene partner, Billy Miller’s (Drew) exit from the ABC daytime drama series.  This was the first time that Kelly addressed the situation in a public forum.

Miller came on to GH back in 2014 as Jason Morgan, following the departure of Steve Burton, who then wound up on Y&R.  When Burton returned to GH in 2017, Miller’s part was then turned-in-to, Jason’s twin, Drew Cain.

Through a great portion of Miller’s run on GH, he was paired romantically on -screen with Monaco and the duo were, and have remained, one of the most popular duo’s in daytime.

Monaco expressed the following in her message: “I feel like I have to address this situation. #BillyMiller ‘s untimely departure from #gh. Honestly, I can not come up with the words to describe how I feel about this decision… a decision that may not be what our audience thinks to be true. I’m heartbroken… more to come.”

Share your thoughts on Kelly’s message via the comment section below.

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