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Pierson Fodé's Farewell Message On His Exit From B&B: "Thank You To All The Fans That Not Only Accepted Me But Championed Me Through My Time On The Show."

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Last week, fans of The Bold and the Beautiful learned that the very popular Pierson Fodé  has chosen to leave his role as Thomas Forrester.

Pierson had already taped his last episode at the CBS daytime drama series.

Following the news of his departure from the Forrester clan, and his decision to move on to other projects in his burgeoning film and television career, Pierson took to his Instagram to share a heartfelt farewell message to his colleagues and his legions of fans and followers.

Fodé shared: “The decision to say goodbye to The Bold and the Beautiful didn’t come easily but with sleepless nights and countless questions. What a surreal experience to have but ultimately I have to go where my heart leads me. It’s what we all have to do. I can’t be more thankful to have had a boss like Brad Bell who understood and encouraged my decision to explore. Thank you to every hard working soul at @cbsdaytime and bold who let me work beside you. And thank you to all the fans that not only accepted me but championed me through my time on the show. At some point I will likely have to pass the baton of Thomas to another hideous looking guy;) but when the time comes for him to step into my shoes, I hope my performance will haunt him for the rest of his life. Thanks for allowing me into all of your lives and I hope you follow me on my journey to new things. #Dreams

So, what did you think of Pierson’s goodbye message?  Are you sad to see him go, as we are?  

Now that also begs the question, who will end up playing Thomas Forrester in the future? Comment below.

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Sprite

Should his primetime endeavors not pan out, Brian Craig (ex-Morgan, GH) would be brilliant as a recast Thomas.

I’m sorry to see Pierson go.

Mateo
Mateo

All I can say is that Pierson is so flipping beautiful and I know he will do well in this medium — entertainment. He did a good job in his character and mostly he seems like a genuinely decent man. Good luck Pierson, now marry me ……. =)

Matt
Matt

Will he be written out or recast?

Mo
Mo

When is his last airdate?

Kevin C
Kevin C

Pierson, you will be missed and I wish you nothing but the best…You by far was my favorite actor who played the role of Thomas…I look forward to seeing you in other projects and until then stay safe and well…

JK
JK

GOOD LUCK….I AM SURE YOU WILL HAVE A LONG,VERY SUCCESSFUL CAREER!

Nette
Nette

Sad to see him go. Was really starting to like his character! The chemistry between him and Sally was awesome! Good luck with your new endeavors and dreams!

Rebecca1
Rebecca1

So disappointed he’s leaving. He and “Sally” are perfect together…and he and Steffy actually look like brother and sister. He’s gorgeous; perfect casting both in looks and ability.

I do, however, hope they recast the role. Although, now that he’s out of the picture it looks like they’re possibly going in a Liam/Sally direction? (I really DID like Sally and Thomas…). It was too abruptly halted.

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General Hospital fans were greeted with good news this week with the reveal that scene-stealer Nicolas Bechtel (Spencer Cassadine) is back taping new episodes of the ABC sudser as of last week.

This means look for Spencer Cassadine to become part of his grandmother Laura’s (Genie Francis) story, and perhaps the switcheroo that the man posing as Kevin is actually his evil twin, Ryan Chamberlain (Jon Lindstrom)!

Seems like the oh-so-bright Spencer just might either be headed for trouble, or will be smart enough to figure out what is going down … but we will shall see!

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So, excited to hear Spencer C will be on the Port Charles scene soon? Comment below.

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Looks like the daytime talk show market is going to get more than just the new Kelly Clarkson Show in the fall of 2019.

Tamron Hall, the former Today co-host will definitely launch her new talker, as well.

Disney ABC has cleared the new syndicated daytime talk show hosted by Hall on the ABC Owned Television Stations Group for fall 2019.

According to Deadline:  The project had been in development at Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International for the past couple of months.

They report that it is unclear where the Tamron Hall show will go on the ABC stations line-ups. Depending on the market, it could replace Rachel Ray, which currently airs on three of the eight ABC stations, or Right This Minute.

The ABC Owned Television Stations Group include the following markets: WABC-TV in New York; KABC-TV in Los Angeles; WLS-TV in Chicago; WPVI-TV in Philadelphia; KGO-TV in San Francisco; KTRK-TV in Houston; WTVD-TV in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; and KFSN-TV in Fresno, California. The eight stations represent 23% of the country’s television households and will serve as the show’s launch group.

“We’re excited to bring Tamron Hall to our ABC Owned Stations next fall and are confident she’ll be a unique and welcome voice in daytime,” said Wendy McMahon, president, ABC Owned Television Stations Group. “Tamron is refreshingly authentic and approachable. She genuinely cares about people, their struggles and their triumphs. We know she’ll connect with our audiences in a personal and positive way.”

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Two-time Daytime Emmy winner, Hunter King is one busy actress these days.   First, she is in major storyline during the day at The Young and the Restless as Summer Newman, and then at night she will be seen in the upcoming new season of the hit CBS comedy Life in Pieces as Clementine.

However, with that can often arise a scheduling conflict.  According to TV Insider, starting the week of October 1st for three episodes, the part of the trouble-making Summer will be played by Bayley Corman.

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Corman has had a list of primetime credits including: Jane the Virgin, 2 Broke Girls and will appear in the pilot episode of the upcoming CW series All American which bows October 6th.

King will not be gone for long, as she will be back on-screen come the October 4th episode of the top-rated daytime drama.

Hunter came on to the soap scene in 2012 and went on-contract.  Then in 2016, she was put on recurring status with the show, but returned to the series in June of this year with major story which is continuing with its twists and turns.

So, what do you think of the temp recast for Hunter? Comment below.

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