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Tuc Watkins Talks About Being Gay Dad To Newborn Twins & The New OLTL! Watch The Segments From MARIE!



On yesterday’s episode of Hallmark Channel’s  MARIE, host Marie Osmond welcomed One Life to Live favorite Tuc Watkins (David Vickers) to the show to promote the premiere of the returns of all-new episode of the beloved soap opera!

During Tuc’s two segments, Marie posed questions many fans have asked in regards to how the new One Life will be different than than the ABC version, and the how the show no longer has to deal with the standards and practices barrier of the network in their new online platform.  Tuc filled the audience at home and in the audience in.

Additionally, Tuc became a proud new papa to two adorable twin babies born four months ago …  Curtis and Catchen Watkins! Tuc tells Marie how he came to choose the two names for his new little bundles of joy, and how he prepared for their arrival being a gay single dad.

Later Tuc is joined by his delightful sister Courtney Watkins who Tuc says lives 15 minutes away from him, but often calls with baby emergencies and asked her to show up in five minutes! Of course the ever funny Tuc, was being his witty self!  Courtney who is a host on TV’s Disney Family’s The Possibility Show. Tuc’s talented sis,  also runs Creative Adventures which is an enrichment program for grade school children, which was also discussed during the segment.

Watch Tuc’s segments in the first 15 minutes of yesterday’s Marie and let us know what you think of Tuc’s adorable new kids!  Congratulations Tuc from On-Air On-Soaps!


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He is such a well spoken, intelligent, talented and wildly hilarious man. I wish him and his new family nothing but good health and happiness. So sweet!

Love him! Best wishes to him and his new family!

I love Tuc even more than ever. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is what I would consider to be the greatest movie of all times. We are like bestie soul mates!!

the original one – w/Gene wilder.

I cry everytime…. for me and Charlie.

Cheer up Charlie – and it gets fantastical.

I love Tuc. The babies are so cute. I wish him and his new family nothing but happiness, health and peace.

That is so great, that he came out, and that he’s raising those two beautiful twins!

But if he needs help I am here for him! 😉

Love Tuc……

He plays a little finicky for Dorian’s husband, moreso OVER THE TOP about things, BUT…… his comedic timing makes it BELIEVABLE!

No one else like Tuc. Great to have him and OLTL back and ckngrats on him becoming a dad.

What a fun interview!!! I am now an even bigger Tuc Watkins fan… what a great guy and the twins are adorable! They are very lucky to have such a fun Dad! How brave and great is it for him to have done this on his own. Why someone hasn’t had him on a prime time comedy series is beyond me. I would hate to lose him on OLTL but he’s just to perfect not to have a show… maybe one about a single gay guy with kids?

I liked him even more after your hangout with him too Michael… he was great on that and so good with the fans!

saw his interview with MF –

he’s spot on when he says he draws from – and or “steals” – his talent…. akin; Kevin Kline….

Tuc Watkins – you’re a gem of an act’or – naturale – comedic timing.

congrats on your family….

you’re giving us commonplace….

A threshold from which we’re uniting with.


‘Tracker’ Star Justin Hartley Reveals Melissa Roxburgh to Debut as His On-Screen Sister

Justin Hartley took to his Instagram this week, and introduced the latest cast member to his hit freshman drama, Tracker on CBS.

The former Y&R star where he played Adam Newman, now plays Colter Shaw on Tracker and in a few weeks time on the May 5th episode, viewers will be introduced to Colter’s sister, Dory.

Actress Melissa Roxburgh takes on the key role. Roxburgh is most-known for his role in Manifest. She has also appeared on Quantum Leap and Supernatural to name just a few of her other TV credits.

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In the episode entitled, “Beyond the Campus Walls”, the CBS series previews, “When a grad student goes missing after a house party, his friends and family believe he buckled under the pressure of his research grant. But, after consulting with his sister Dr. Dory Shaw (Roxburgh)— a professor at the school — Colter discovers a trail of explicit photos and messages that lead him to uncover a dangerous (and deadly) conspiracy on campus.”

Hartley’s post shared, “Colter finally reunites with his little sister Dory in the coming weeks. Join me in welcoming the lovely and talented @MRoxburgh to the @TrackerCBS family!”

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The story of Colter Shaw’s family is a throughline throughout Tracker. We know from flashbacks, that Colter, Dory and their brother Russell had a not-conventional upbringing. Their parents Ashton and Mary were professors at Berkeley until something happened to Ashton. When his paranoia gets the best of him he leaves his family, but Russell went after him, and then later on Ashton is found dead, where all indications look like Russell pushed him.  Now in 2024, Russell contacted Colter telling him there is something he “needs to know.” However, Colter’s mom, Mary did not want her son engaging with Russell in any conversation and that was back earlier in the season after the second episode.

Intrigued to see Melissa Roxburgh plays Justin Hartley’s sister on ‘Tracker’? Comment below.

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B&B’s Sean Kanan, Heather Tom and Lawrence Saint-Victor All Had Creative Hand in Sheila’s ‘Ten Toe’ Reveal

Bringing it from the page to the stage is the actor’s job on any theatre, television or motion picture project. In the case of The Bold and the Beautiful, longtime soap MVP, Sean Kanan, has been delivering some powerful performances as Deacon has become increasingly freaked out and obsessed with the fact, that in the crematorium, he saw that “Sheila’s” (Kimberlin Brown) body had ten toes, not nine.

Deacon now believes Sheila might be alive somewhere (given she only has 9 toes), and especially after seeing the communications between Sugar and Sheila on her laptop.

Then, on Monday’s April 15th episode of the CBS daytime drama series, Deacon says to himself (as he pours himself a drink), “Maybe Finn’s right. Maybe I’m losing it.” He flashes back to the crematorium, saying “Sheila had nine toes, but I saw ten on those feet.” He then utters, “Why Sheila? Why did you go to Steffy’s that night? And who the hell is sugar?”

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While Kanan has played the only guy in town who thinks something is off here, he was ably assisted by two of his castmates. First, six-time Daytime Emmy-winner, Heather Tom (Katie) directed the episode where it was revealed that the woman’s body in the crematorium had ten toes.

Second, Lawrence Saint-Victor (Carter), wrote that ‘ten toe’ reveal episode, and he took to Kanan’s instagram and expressed, “I had a lot of fun writing this episode. (Sean Kanan) killed it!!!!”

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Coming up later this week, Tracey E. Bregman (Lauren) is back from Genoa City and The Young and the Restless and gets into a heated conversation about Sheila with Deacon. Stay tuned.

So, what do you think of Sean, Heather and Lawrence all using their creative talents to make the ‘ten toe’ reveal come to life? Comment below.

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CBS Orders Michele Van Jean Soap Opera ‘The Gates’ to Series; Set to Debut January 2025

Great news! Soap fans are getting the first new daytime drama in 25 years with the news today that CBS has moved Michele Van Jean’s The Gates to a series order.

In addition, the show is set to bow in January 0f 2025, which means that it appears that the new soap will replace The Talk, which was just canceled and will end after its upcoming 15th season in December of 2024.  No specific time period, or exact premiere date has been set as of yet.

In the premise of the The Gates it follows lives of a wealthy Black family who live in a luxurious gated community.

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The Gates has Val Jean as its writer, showrunner and one of its executive producers. Soap fans know Val Jean’s work best for her work on the writing teams of General Hospital and The Bold and the Beautiful.  Taking to X, Michele shared: “It’s go time” citing the news on the show coming to CBS in 2025 via Deadline.

Sheila Ducksworth, Leon Russell, Derrick Johnson and Kimberly Doebereiner will serve as executive producers on The Gates production team. The soap has been in development through a the joint venture between CBS Studios and the NAACP, which was established to help elevate a diverse range of voices and increase the visibility of Black artists.

The series will be produced by the CBS Studios/NAACP venture in partnership with P&G Studios, which is a division of Procter & Gamble, who used to be very big in the soap opera game.

Are you excited to know that we are truly getting the first new soap opera in over two and a half decades added to a network TV line-up? Comment below.

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