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OLTL's Michael Easton is a writer, crime fighter, and a former vampire!

Photo Credit: JPI Studios

Photo Credit: JPI Studios

One Life to Live’s, Michael Easton’s  (John) third and final chapter of his series of graphic novels will be out come this October.  The Green Woman (DC/Vertigo), the newest title, is a supernatural detective story co-written with bestselling horror king Peter Straub (Ghost Story, The Talisman). In addition, the hot new promo from ABC Daytime that is perfect for Easton’s fusion of graphic noir novelist, and his character Detective McBain of Llanview on OLTL.

Here are some excerpts from Easton’s new interview with TV Guide Magazine on his upcoming “What If'” webisodes from ABC,  which will reunite him with former Port Charles cast mate, Kelly Monaco!

Easton on working again with Monaco: “Wow, I hadn’t seen Kelly in three or four years and hadn’t worked with her in six or seven. I jumped at the chance. Despite all that time, we fell right back into this very comfortable place.

Easton on the primetime Vampire rage and if Port Charles fang send up was ahead of it’s time: “I think that show was really going somewhere. [Head writers] Jim Brown and Barbara Esensten wrote some really inspired stuff and it was just coming together — and getting really freaky — when ABC pulled the plug. It seems that these days we’re tiptoeing through so many stories that we’ve told before, but our characters Caleb and Olivia had a very different kind of love story and they still resonate with the fans. Vampires suddenly taking over Port Charles was a crazy new kind of storytelling, and everybody in the cast committed to it. We felt like the sword of Damocles was over our head, so why not commit? Kelly, Thorsten Kaye, Brian Preistley— everybody’s work was extraordinary! Had the show lasted, it would have been one of the better things on the network. I really believe that. But ABC saw it a different way. Instead of chasing trends like we usually do, we were ahead of the curve for once and then we let it go by.”

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Keith
Keith

Great promo video of Lt. John McBain. Does this mean we can expect similar promo videos for the other actors that have been appearing in short clips at the half way pointof OLTL episodes?

Susan M.
Susan M.

When will micharl easton be on gh Feb. or March????????????

Latoya Newell
Latoya Newell

I will always love Caleb Morley, even though alot of fans wanted him and Olivia, I have always loved his interaction with Allison they would have made a great soap couple too!

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TONIGHT: Kelly Kruger and Ryan Paevey In Hallmark Channel’s ‘From Friend to Fiancé’

When Ted gets engaged to the high school mean girl and asks Jess, his childhood best friend, to plan their wedding, things get complicated. Her true feelings for Ted keep getting in the way … and that’s the set-up for tonight’s premiere of From Friend to Fiancé  which stars Jocelyn Hudon along with daytime drama favorites: Kelly Kruger (Mackenzie, Y&R) and Ryan Paevey (Ex-Nathan, General Hospital).

From Friend to Fiancé bows tonight on the Hallmark Channel beginning at 9PM ET and 8PM CT.  In the story, Paevey plays the man at the epicenter of all the attention, Ted, while Kruger takes on the role of Kimberly Kentwood.

This movie is part of Hallmark’s ‘Countdown to Summer’ promotion of stories that always centers around love and romance and how people come together, or break apart, and them come back together again.

The cable network sent this tweet out in anticipation of tonight’s premiere: “The wait is almost over! What will Jess do when she finds out her best friend Ted is marrying her sworn high school rival Kimberly ?”

Meanwhile, Kelly Kruger announced that she will be live-tweeting with fans at 9PM during the debut of the movie.

So, looking forward to seeing Ryan and Kelly together on-screen? Comment below.

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Y&R’s Melody Thomas Scott To Release Memoir In 2020

This ought to be a page-turner!  The one and only Melody Thomas Scott (Nikki Newman) of The Young and the Restless has been a very busy gal, not only appearing on the top-rated soap, but she has been writing her memoir set for release next year!  According to a tweet from her Literary Agent, Dr. Uwe Stender, this will be quite the highly-anticipated life story.

Stender tweeted: “I am BEYOND ecstatic to announce that ‘s memoir will be published next summer!

He added on the upcoming Thomas Scott book, “Star of the #1 daytime drama The Young and The Restless Melody Thomas Scott’s ALWAYS YOUNG AND RESTLESS, a memoir covering her career (and life struggles) from a child actress (i.e. Hitchcock’s Marnie) to become the longest-serving and beloved daytime actress on television in the same role, written with Dana L. Davis.”

Melody confirmed the memoir following up with a tweet to Stender, “Well, I guess the cat is out of the bag now! Can’t wait for all of you to read it! Now you all know what I’ve been up to!”

So, intrigued by what Melody will share about her life and her time on Y&R in her upcoming memoir? Comment below.

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Colleen Bell Named California Film Commissioner

In major news this week out of California, the state’s Governor Gavin Newsom has appointed The Bold and the Beautiful’s former producer and former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, Colleen Bell, to head up the state’s all-important film commission at a critical time.

As the new executive director of the California Film Commission, Bell will replace Amy Lemisch, who stepped down last week after 15 years.  Bell is slated to begin her position in the coming days.

As the director of the largest film commission in the country, the choice of Colleen is said to be an excellent one with her combination of production and political experience and expertise.

Bell had worked as a consultant with the California Film Commission organization since 2017 and served as the U.S. Ambassador to Hungary from 2014-2017 under then President Barack Obama.

Colleen is the wife of The Bold and the Beautiful’s executive producer, and head writer, Brad Bell.  For more on her appointment, check out the full-story from the Hollywood Reporter who broke the news.

Now below, share your congratulations for Colleen and wish her well in her new job via the comment section,

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