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Susan Flannery named Greatest Soap Actress of All Time!

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We Love Soaps countdown of the 50 Greatest Soap Actresses of All Time is now complete when it was revealed this morning that The Bold and the Beautiful’s Susan Flannery (Stephanie) was in at the number one slot!  The panel including: Damon Jacobs, Mimi Torchin, Roger Newcomb, Marlena De LaCroix and a host of other soap pundits in a point- voting system gave the four-time Daytime Emmy winner top honors.   Flannery’s legendary career started with her first Daytime Emmy wining performance as Laura Horton on Days of our Lives, and later she returned to daytime in the late 1980’s, with the then new soap, B&B as the matriarch of the Forrester clan, Stephanie.

As the results were posted over the last few days, here were the runner-ups to Flannery.  Tough choices to make between all these ladies!  In at number two, Guiding Light’s Kim Zimmer, and at number three, One Life to Live’s Erika Slezak.  In the fourth spot, Another World, Texas and GL legend, Beverlee McKinsey, and rounding out the top five, OLTL’s, Dorian, Robin Strasser.

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Given her remarkable run as B&B’s cornerstone, a strong argument can indeed be made for Flannery at #1. In centrality to a soap’s success, no other actress can match Flannery over the last quarter century. And she is perhaps the only remaining “diva” who did top-tier work (DOOL) in the 1960’s. But any such list that actually includes Sarah Felder and Patricia Pease over, say, Ruth Warrick or Eileen Fulton cannot be taken seriously. Was Felder’s brief stint at RH really that significant?

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Melissa Reeves Talks On DAYS Time-Jump; Paul Telfer & Eric Martsolf Chat Between Their Scenes On ‘Inside Salem’ Podcast

On the latest episode of NBC’s Inside Salem: Days of our Lives Podcast, the special guest is enduring DAYS star, Melissa Reeves (Jennifer), who found herself as the catalyst for the year time-jump and flash-forward that fans are now watching play out on the daytime drama series.

Last week, Jennifer was pushed off a balcony following her wedding to Jack by Princess Gina.  And on last Friday’s cliffhanger, Jennifer woke up out of a coma to learn from Jack that she has been asleep for a year.

Now with a year having passed in Salem, Jennifer learns bits of information of what has happened to her loved ones.  Meanwhile, Eve is in lock-up for the crime against Jennifer, and it appears Jennifer cannot put the pieces together of who pushed her on that fateful night to clear Eve.

In addition during the podcast, Melissa chats with host Michael Fairman on the passing of John Clarke (Ex-Mickey), and being one of the core characters tied to the legacy of the Hortons – the first family of Salem.

As to the initial reaction to the time-jump, Melissa reveals that the entire cast was very excited, but all the pressure of the attention to detail was discussed with make-up, hair, and in the writing and production.

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Reeves shares the entire DAYS team was up for the challenge. Melissa also reveals during the dramatic scenes where Jennifer’s family was acting emotional circles around her, that she fell asleep during her scenes while she was playing Jennifer in a coma.

Later, Paul Telfer and Eric Martsolf have a little hang out discussion in between scenes, that is often hilarious when you can imagine getting Xander and Brady, and their real-life portrayers, Paul and Eric, in the same room in front of a microphone.

To listen to the latest podcast go to iTunes and download here, or head on over to NBC.com/InsideSalem.

Now below, let us know your thoughts on what Melissa shared regarding the latest developments one-year later for Jennifer Horton Deveraux, and the DAYS time-jump in the comment section below.

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Tristan Rogers Making A Return To Y&R

General Hospital favorite, Tristan Rogers (Robert Scorpio) is returning to his other soap stomping grounds that of Genoa City and The Young and the Restless. Rogers is slated to reprise his role of Colin Atkinson for an upcoming two-day appearance on the CBS Daytime drama series.

Look for Tristan to be back on the Y&R canvas soon.  He was originally slated for the November 20th episode. but that could shift due to the network coverage of President Trump’s impeachment hearings.

Rogers told SOD that he was excited to have the opportunity to work with his former on-screen lady love Jess Walton (Jill) again.

Also of note: could Colin’s arrival precipitate his son, Cane’s exit since Daniel Goddard has been let-go from the series?  Stay tuned to find out.

Rogers last aired in 2017 on the number one soap opera when he and Jill left Genoa City for a bucket list trip around the globe, only to find Jill returning solo in 2019.

So what do you think brings Colin to the Y&R canvas? Jill? Cane? Both? Share your thoughts via the comment section below. 

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Former DAYS and GH Star Tyler Christopher Arrested

In news no wants who loves his work in daytime wants to hear, Daytime Emmy winner, and one of the best actors we know, Tyler Christopher (Ex-Stefan, DAYS and Ex-Nikolas, GH) has been arrested and ended up in jail on his birthday on November 11th.

According to a report via TMZ,Tyler ‘was arrested in Martinsville, Indiana Monday night — on his 47th birthday — and booked for public intoxication.’  Christopher and his family have been living in Indiana.

The report also says that Christopher is still in jail at the moment, while the outlet posted his mug shot.

Most recently, Tyler played Stefan DiMera on DAYS before being replaced by Brandon Barash. Previously, he played Nikolas Cassadine for 20 years up until 2016.

We will keep you posted on this developing story.

Share your thoughts on Tyler via the comment section below.

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