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THE BAY Moves to Amazon Prime This Summer: Announces New Casting Additions!

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The Emmy-award winning digital series, The Bay is on the move this summer, and its landed and none other than Amazon Prime!

With a new beginning, viewers will be able to binge watch the “Director’s Cut” to be re-released in two 14-episode seasons on Amazon Prime.   “We’re excited to bring to the viewers these remastered episodes with never before seen footage,” states Gregori J. Martin, The Bay’s creator, writer and Executive Producer.  “The show will have a new starting point, and we hope the viewers will binge watch the series to learn the whole story.”

In addition, The Bay is going back into production with 6 new episodes in May.  In the vein of Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol,” Mayor Jack Madison (Nicolas Coster) will be taken on a journey where he’ll reluctantly face his past transgressions.

Joining the cast in the role of the mayor’s ex-wife and son John Blackwell’s (Ronn Moss) late mother is Carolyn Hennesy (General Hospital, True Blood, Revenge),  Brandon Beemer (Days of our Lives) will fill the role of a younger John Blackwell as Jensen Buchanan (The Young & the Restless, Another World) undertakes the role of Melody Garrett circa 1986. Marissa Tait (The Bold and the Beautiful) joins the cast as Young Katherine Blackwell while Eric Martsolf and Abby Wathen return in their roles as Young Lee and Young Sara.  Additional casting news will be released prior to production.  Updates and additional information regarding The Bay can be found at www.thebaytheseries.com

What do you think of The Bay heading to Amazon Prime? And what do you think of the casting annoucements featuring soap notables: Hennesy, Beemer, Buchanan, and Tait?  Comment below!

 

 

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Jeremy
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Jeremy

This is great news, I’ve enjoyed watching The Bay, but I stopped, and now with it hopefully being available on Amazon Prime, all seasons, will make viewing easier and more accessible! I’ll return as a viewer!!!

Lou Piikes
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Lou Piikes

Its seems that the Bay is going places and that’s a good thing. I’m happy the series found a permanent home.

Paul
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Paul

Congrats to The Bay! I think this is a good move for the show. I’d like to see Prime get the AMC and OLTL reboots as well.

Mark Y
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Mark Y

Is The Bay as violent as the trailer indicates?

Lou Piikes
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Lou Piikes

No, in fact I’d rate the show a pg-13

LCC
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LCC

Gret news! I’ll be watching!

Sanxra
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Sanxra

I’m happy for them although I don’t believe Canadians can get Amazon prime so…once again we are forgotten!

Jolanda Da Thesta
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Jolanda Da Thesta

Maybe I’m blond but what Sanxra is saying. .. does that mean
The Netherlands can’t see the #TheBaytheSeries anymore or
is it still on there website https://thebaytheseries.com
I hope so
Greetings from Amsterdam

Chrystie_Delancey
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Chrystie_Delancey

This is GREAT for soaps. It is much easier to watch streaming on television then on a PC. I would actually watch it on this platform. I hope more can follow suit.

Donna M
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Donna M

looking for a new soap, but won’t pay for Amazon to watch it without big incentive.
For me, that means only Jack wagner on. lol..sorry to be picky.

Susan
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Susan

I’m so excited to watch The Bay on Amazon Prime this summer! Lilly Melghar is an amazing actress! She dives so deeply into the characters she plays, you truly feel the emotion from her extraordinary talent. She really pulls from deep within. I just love her!!!

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Kristian Alfonso Shares Upcoming Role In V.C. Andrews Lifetime Movie Event Series, ‘All That Glitters’ and ‘Hidden Jewel’

Days of our Lives favorite, Kristian Alfonso (Ex-Hope) has joined Marilu Henner, Richard Harmon, Jennifer Laporte , and Evan Roderick in the cast of Lifetime’s four-movie V.C. Andrews event focused on the Landry family.

In V.C. Andrews’s All that Glitters and Hidden Jewel ( the 3rd and 4th installments) Alfonso will appear in the the Saturday, March 27 and Sunday, March 28 editions, airing at 8 p.m. ET.

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Kristian takes on the role of Gladys Tate, the mother of Ruby Landry’s childhood sweetheart who will move heaven and earth to keep the two apart.

The actress took to her Instagram to share the casting news and her upcoming appearances: “I’m so #happy #🎆 I can finally share this with #you all 🙂 @lifetimetv #vcandrews see #you also in #😉 #march . I hear there’s a #storm #coming ! #💃🏻 #😘”

Interestingly enough, and has previously announced, another daytime favorite Lauralee Bell (Christine, Y&R) will be featured in the first two films of the V.C. Andrews series on March 20 and 21st, Ruby and Pearls in the Mist.

It will be great to see Alfonso in a more, what appears to be, villainess turn! So, will you be checking out Kristian in her upcoming role? Comment below.

 

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Watch the Replay: GH, DAYS, Y&R, B&B & OLTL Stars at Michael Fairman’s Virtual Birthday Party for SAG-AFTRA Foundation Covid-19 Relief Fund

Earlier this week on Monday night, several of the stars of General Hospital, Days of our Lives, The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful, and One Life to Live, took part in a virtual livestream “party” for Michael Fairman’s 60th birthday.

The event was held virtually to help performers in need who have been deeply affected by the Covid-19 pandemic by letting viewers know where to make a donation to the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Covid-19 Relief Fund.

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Participating throughout the 90 minute livestream were: The Young and the Restless, Jason Thompson, Sharon Case, and Christian LeBlanc, General Hospital’s Maurice Benard, Laura Wright, Wes Ramsey, and Chloe Lanier, The Bold and the Beautiful’s Katherine Kelly Lang, Days of our Lives’ Rob Scott Wilson, Eric Martsolf, Galen Gering, Arianne Zucker, Shawn Christian, Santa Barbara favorite, A Martinez, One Life to Live’s Kristen Alderson and Eddie Alderson, and Studio City’s Sean Kanan.

You can catch the replay of the birthday benefit event below or on The Michael Fairman Channel on You Tube.

Throughout the evening, the actors shared stories of how they got their SAG card, played a game of Michael’s trivia, and revealed stories about themselves and other “party” guests in a wonderful display of community and camaraderie at all went down live!

Since March of 2o2o, the SAG-AFTRA Foundation has given out more than $6.2 million in emergency aid to over 6,500 SAG-AFTRA performers and their families facing hardship and uncertainty during this pandemic. Thousands of SAG-AFTRA artists have found themselves in dire need of assistance to help pay their rent, buy groceries, cover health care premiums and other bills.  You can still make a donation of any dollar amount to the SAG-AFTRA Foundation Covid-19 relief fund here. https://members.sagfoundation.org/donate 

Now, check it out below, and let us know if you enjoyed the virtual birthday party livestream via the comment section.

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‘Queen Sugar’ Gets Season 6 Renewal by OWN; Ahead of its Season 5 Premiere

A month before its 5th season is set to bow, Queen Sugar has been renewed for its sixth season by OWN as it was announced on Thursday.  The first of its 10 episode season will drop on February 16th.

Set in rural Louisiana and the fictional community of St. Josephine, the series focuses on the trio of Bordelon siblings, played by Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Rutina Wesley and Kofi Siriboe, and their extended family.  Days of our Lives favorite, Greg Vaughan (Ex-Eric), has been previously recurring on the show in the role of Calvin.

Queen Sugar creator Ava DuVernay said of the pick-up to Deadline: “What a joy and an honor to continue the stories of Queen Sugar.  On behalf of every producer, editor, costumer, grip, writer, cast member and all departments involved in making this series, we’re delighted to delve into a sixth season and to bring our beautiful audience more of the Bordelon family.”

After having to shut down production due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it gave DuVernay time to retool the series remaining season episode and to incorporate the pandemic, and the Black Lives Matter protests of last summer and the general election. Production on Season 5 of the series did not begin until September of last year and ran till December 2020.

In a statement, Oprah Winfrey shared: “The way Ava creates space to allow these characters to embody real-world experiences is television at its finest and we are proud to continue this ground-breaking series. I hear from so many people that they see themselves in the Bordelon family, and my hope is that through this kind of storytelling the hearts and minds of people are opened for a deeper understanding and empathy of one another.”

Greg Vaughan shared via Instagram on the renewal: “Let’s GO!!! 🎉💥🎉💥@queensugarown @warnerbrostv #QS6 #breakingnews”

So, glad to know there will be plenty of  Queen Sugar to go around? Comment below.

 

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