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TVGN To Become The Exclusive Cable Home of The Bold and the Beautiful!

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Looks like TVGN (TV Guide Network) is becoming your cable soap connection!  After the cablers previously acquisition of The Young and the Restless, which debuted this past summer, now comes news that TVGN will also become the exclusive cable home to television’s most watched daytime drama series in the world, The Bold and the Beautiful (B&B), starting on Monday, December 2.

TVGN will encore the prior day’s B&B episode weekdays at 6:30 PM ET/PT, immediately preceding TVGN’s encore airings of The Young and the Restless (weekdays at 7:00 PM ET/PT). In addition, fans can catch-up on all five of the prior week’s most recent episodes on TVGN every Sunday from 11:00 AM ET/PT—1:30 PM ET/PT starting on December 8.

The Bold and the Beautiful has been one of the most popular daytime dramas on television for more than two decades and now, for the first time ever, the series will be making its cable TV debut, giving loyal viewers more opportunities to catch-up on their favorite show,”  said Brad Schwartz, President, Entertainment and Media, TVGN.  The Young and the Restless has made TVGN one of the top female networks in the country, weekdays at 7pm.  It only made sense to give B&B fans what they’ve been demanding from us.”

“I am looking forward to a successful partnership with TVGN,” said Bradley Bell, Executive Producer and Head Writer of The Bold and the Beautiful. “Our fans have asked us for an opportunity to watch a second run. I’m delighted that we will now be able to fulfill that desire with such an esteemed cable network.”

So what do you think about B&B finally having a cable television home?  What do you think about TVGN’s soap line-up?  Comment below!

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robert
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robert

Love it. There is news preemptions a lot where I live. So now if I miss it during the day, I will watch it at night.

jimh(leave it to beaver)
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jimh(leave it to beaver)

All 4 soaps should be shown here…and the two reboots.

SZima
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SZima

That would be great except for those who don’t get TVGN. My cable company doesn’t carry it for some reason.
I wish all the soaps were available “On Demand”!!!

jimh(leave it to beaver)
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jimh(leave it to beaver)

I wish that too…when i miss an episode of GH id sometimes watch it On Demand…which will be my only source once Soapnet ends…sometimes i do find it on utube. But id rather watch On Demand when i have to…

carla
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carla

Awesome news.Finally a network who understands there is an audience for soap operas.

Beverly
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Beverly

I think it is great news. Now if I happen to miss both of those soaps I can watch them that evening on TVGN.

john
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john

I don’t see a cable outlet for GH unfortunately since all of Disney’s are kid oriented.
ComcastNBCU have alot of outlets to put DAYS on if they choose.

Kelly
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Kelly

Don’t watch either and of course TVGN is a CBS sibling so we won’t be seeing GH or DOOL on that channel which is a bummer.

moshane58
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moshane58

I can only hope GH and Days will make it there to since the idiots at ABC/Disney is shutting down soapnet. All the old shows of the soaps will be gone..Not downloading anything from ABC. Wasn’t for GH I would never turn on ABC anymore…

MBmomof3
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MBmomof3

Me too. As a longtime Soapnet viewer I’m so disappointed (yet again) with ABC/D. My ATT Uverse doesn’t carry TVGN, but I’m happy for soap fans who have access.

su0000
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su0000

Y&R and BB are the most watched daytime drama series in the world, yes the world, the 2 soaps are shown in 34 countries (GH in USA and Canada, only)

BB a Y&R can now be seen during the evening and most the day Saturday on cable TVGN.
GH is shown an hour once a week on a bad time-slot..

Y&R and BB, no matter how awful Y&R is, it will always be #1 because of marketing ..

Jenny Brooks
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Jenny Brooks

I think that’s great! Now let them get GH and Days also…especially considering SoapNet is going away!

Michael
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Michael

I hope they pick up Days

su0000
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su0000

IF, GH were to be shown during the evening, it would rule the soap world..

Now, Y&R and BB is aired on network TV daytime and also cable TV evenings, and cable Saturday..

Both are not the best soaps, no matter how many viewers they get.. GH is the best soap but does not have the means to be watch on cable during the evening and Saturdays nor through out the world..

I wish ABC would run GH on one of their affiliated Cable networks during the evening..

Elhu
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Elhu

I would love TVGN to also pick up GH, now that SoapNet will be gone as of 12/31/13, but I am not so sure that will happen, since TVGN is affiliated with CBS, so I it is unlikely that they would want to promote a soap from ABC, but I can still hope!

Jen
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Jen

Please get General Hospital and Days Of Our Lives on TVGN TOO since we wont get Soapnet no more

ronald mikell
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ronald mikell

yes please since soapnet will leave on dec. 31, please add nbc DAYS OF OUR LIVES, soap to ur line up I watch days every day so please consider it ty

Traci Debra
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Traci Debra

I think that is great but I would love to see B&B for 1 hour instead of only 1/2 hour. I am a new viewer and just fell in love with all the characters. I would only hope that 1/2 would change to a hour of the show.

Thank you,

Traci

4everDAYS
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4everDAYS

I would love B&B to expand to a full hour also, but for a completely different reason.

dzzdee
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dzzdee

perhaps they can bring OLTL one life to live, and All My Children.. now that would be worth tuning into!

fuzz42
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fuzz42

Why not show the current or same day show like Y&R does. I don’t want to see the prior days show. That makes it confusing.

ronald mikell
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ronald mikell

I have watched days of our lives on the soapnet ch. 4 for yrs.now can’tthey put days of our lives on the tvgn for us daysoap fans please ty

Days fan since 1983
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Days fan since 1983

Come on TVGN. Bring on DOOL and GH to your line up. Your ratings will outshine all the others.

Dorothy
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Dorothy

Since soapnet cancell their network, Please add General Hospital to your listing broadcasting on TVGN. When I miss General hospital during the day I like to watch it at night. I am sure your rating will out shine.

Janisse Gass
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Janisse Gass

Wondering Why At&T uverse is not sharing when the Bold and Beautiful would be on a different Chanel ? Fingers crossed
Thanking you in advance,
JG

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NBC Celebrates Carol Burnett’s 90th Birthday with Retrospective Special Featuring Susan Lucci and More Celebrity Guests

The beloved Carol Burnett will get the star-studded affair treatment for her 90th birthday when NBC airs Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love.

The two-hour special career retrospective will air Wednesday, April 26 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and will stream the next day on Peacock. The special is set to be filmed at Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles.

The evening will include musical performances from Bernadette Peters, Billy Porter, Jane Lynch, Katy Perry, Kristin Chenoweth and more.

Special guests include: Aileen Quinn, Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Bob Mackie, Cher, Ellen DeGeneres, Julie Andrews, Kristen Wiig, Laura Dern, Lily Tomlin, Marisa Tomei, Sofia Vergara, Steve Carell, Tracee Ellis Ross, Vicki Lawrence, and many more.

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One very special guest for soap fans will be that of Susan Lucci (ex-Erica Kane, All My Children).  As everyone knows, Carol Burnett was a huge fan of All My Children and Lucci, and eventually got a part written just for her when she appeared not once, but three times throughout the daytime drama’s run on ABC as Verla Grubbs.  The character turned out to the daughter of Langley Wallingford (the late Louis Edmonds).  Burnett appeared in Pine Valley in 1983, 1995, and 2005.

In a statement on the big soiree’, Burnett shared: “I’m so excited NBC decided to throw me a birthday party and invited all of my closest friends. I can’t wait to look back at so many wonderful moments throughout my career, I feel so lucky to share this night with everyone.”

“This special is going to be the best party ever,” said Mark Bracco, executive producer and president of Silent House Productions. “It will be an evening of music, comedy and dozens of big stars paying tribute to the one and only Carol Burnett.  We look forward to everyone at home celebrating right along with us.”

Viewers will see some of the funniest and most memorable moments of Burnett’s legendary career including moment from the acclaimed sketch comedy series The Carol Burnett Show.

So, looking forward to the special honoring Carol Burnett’s legendary career? Hope they bring up her role as Verla on AMC? For now, check out this scene featuring Carol, Ruth Warrick (Phoebe) and Louis Edmonds from All My Children, and let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.

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Y&R 50th Anniversary Cast Photo Revealed

With The Young and the Restless’ golden anniversary just two months away, the CBS daytime drama has released its official cast photo for the milestone.

PEOPLE received the exclusive drop which features Y&R icons and veteran cast members: Melody Thomas Scott, Eric Braeden, Eileen Davidson, Tracey Bregman, Peter Bergman, Christian LeBlanc, Sharon Case, and Joshua Morrow plus Christel Khalil, Kate Linder, Bryton James, Melissa Claire Egan, Kelsey Wang, Conner Floyd, Cait Fairbanks, Courtney Hope, Brytni Sarpy, Trevor St. John, Greg Rikaart, Elizabeth Hendrikson, Rory Gibson, Zuleyka Silver, Allison Lanier, Melissa Ordway, Michelle Stafford, Jason Thompson, Amelia Heinle, Sean Dominic, Camryn Grimes, Mark Grossman, Lauralee Bell, Susan Walters, Michael Mealor, Mishael Morgan and Michael Graziadei.

In addition to the photo, PEOPLE got an exclusive look at the behind the scenes making of the snazzy photo shoot.  Check it out here.

Let us know what you thought of the cast pic and if you are excited about what’s to come on Y&R as their 50th anniversary fast approaches? Comment below.

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Y&R’s Tracey Bregman Receives Replacement Daytime Emmy from Christian LeBlanc on ‘The Talk’

In an absolutely great way to celebrate Tracey Bregman’s 40th anniversary with The Young and the Restless, the fan favorite star received a very special gift during her appearance on Tuesday’s episode of The Talk.

While Bregman was chatting about her run as Lauren Fenmore with The Talk co-hosts, Natalie Morales, introduced a surprise appearance by her on-screen husband, Christian LeBlanc (Michael).

For in 1985, Bregman won for the first ever Emmy in the Outstanding Ingenue category, which later had been renamed to “The Outstanding Younger Actress”. Sadly, she lost her original Emmy when her home burned down in California’s devastating Woolsey fire back in 2018.

When LeBlanc surprises Bregman on the set of the talk show, complete with a large box, he expressed: “I would like to present this, an Emmy for Outstanding Ingenue, but this time it’s from the people who love and respect you and cherish you, your CBS, your ‘Young and the Restless’ family, and I’m so honored to be able to give it to you.”

A tearful Bregman emotionally said, “I can’t thank you enough for, I’m so overwhelmed.”

Watch the heartfelt moment where Tracey finally gets a shiny new Emmy below.

Now let us know what you thought of the touching moment when Tracey got a replacement Emmy via the comment section below, as we mark Tracey’s 40 years on Y&R with a special episode on the CBS daytime drama series.  Make sure to tune-in!  

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