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UK fans launch facebook campaign to get B&B put back on TV!

UK fans of the American daytime soap The Bold and the Beautiful have launched a facebook campaign to get the soap back on television after it was dropped by digital broadcaster DIVA TV.

For the past three years episodes of the soap have aired on DIVA TV where it has become the broadcasters top-rated program with two episodes airing a day on the broadcaster. This means that since it started showing episodes three years ago DIVA TV has aired six years worth of The Bold and the Beautiful.

However, fans were left dismayed at the news that DIVA TV had lost the UK rights to the soap and the last episode of The Bold and the Beautiful aired on the digital channel yesterday. It is now unclear which broadcaster, if any, in the UK has picked up the rights. CBS Drama in the UK has told ATV Today it hasn’t picked up the rights and Channel Five, as yet, have not responded to our inquiries – nor have DIVA TV.  Now UK fans of the soap have launched a campaign on facebook to get episodes of The Bold and the Beautiful back on British screens. 

You can join the facebook campaign by clicking here >>

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audrey
audrey

please diva tv bring back b & b. for many years i have watched this soap and even my husband is now hooooked why did we not get an explanation of why the show will not be aired or on tv for some time. when it comes to football all the soaps just dont get a chance to have it,s time slots i had my tv on sky plus and not a mention that it will be off the air. i took this channel as part of my package so i can enjoy this show of an evening.please let the fans know what and when we will see this fantastic show again many thanks.

julie lewis
julie lewis

pls pls pls can somebody tell me if young and the restless is ever gonna be on english tv ever again, it is sooooooo many of my friends and familys fav programme, we really need it back, cbs drama will not have it back on, but manybe somebody else will take a chance on it. xxxx

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ABC Officially Picks Up ‘Roseanne’ Spinoff, ‘The Conners’ With No Roseanne Barr Participation

Word on late Thursday afternoon is that ABC has now officially moved forward and gave a pick-up to the Roseanne spinoff series, The Conners.   

As viewers know, there had been speculation that the series would revolve around Sara Gilbert’s character of Darlene, but now the other concept with the entire family in the title is the direction the new series will go (although it is said to be the “working title” of the series.)

The Conners received a ten episode order and will make the fall TV schedule, and will reside on Tuesday night’s on ABC at 8PM.

Roseanne Barr’s controversial tweets led to the network’s swift decision to cancel her series.

In the new deal, Barr will have no financial or creative involvement in The Conners after reaching a settlement with series producer, Tom Werner.

The Conners will feature the rest of the Roseanne core cast including: John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson, and Michael Fishman.

According to Deadline:  It is unclear how exactly Barr’s character will be written off but ABC describes it as “a sudden turn of events.”  On the new show, after a sudden turn of events, the Conners are forced to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before. This iconic family – Dan, Jackie, Darlene, Becky and D.J. – grapples with parenthood, dating, an unexpected pregnancy, financial pressures, aging and in-laws in working-class America. Through it all, the fights, the coupon cutting, the hand-me-downs, the breakdowns – with love, humor and perseverance, the family prevails.

In a statement ABC commented: “The Conners’ stories demonstrate that families can always find common ground through conversation, laughter and love. The spinoff will continue to portray contemporary issues that are as relevant today as they were 30 years ago.”

A major turning point to greenlight the series came when the fact that the new series does not feature Barr’s character Roseanne Conner, which rights to which she is said to maintain, paved the way for an agreement with no Barr.

So, glad to hear The Conners will continue sans Roseanne? Comment below.

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Eva Longoria Gives Birth To Baby Boy!

Wonderful news for Eva Longoria and her husband Jose “Pepe” Baston.  The duo welcomed into the world their new son on Tuesday named, Santiago Enrique Baston.

The little man he was born at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.  Santiago weighed in at 6 pounds and 13 ounces at birth.

“We are so grateful for this blessing,” Longoria said HOLA! USA, who has exclusive pics of new mom and her son.

This is Longoria’s first child.  Baston has four other children from a previous message.

As many know, the former The Young and the Restless, Desperate Housewives, EP of Devious Maids, and star and creator of the comedy sitcom Telenovela, and the soon to be seen EP of Grand Hotel, married Baston back on May 21, 2016, and announced that they were expecting their first child together in December of last year.

Share your congrats and well-wishes in the comment section below for Eva, Jose, and Santiago,

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B&B Picks Up Its 13th Golden Nymph Award At 58th Monte Carlo Television Festival

In ceremonies held this evening in Monte Carlo, Monaco, The Bold and the Beautiful was once again the recipient of the Golden Nymph Award for its victory in the ‘International TV Audience Award in the Telenovela/Soap Opera category.’

This marks the 13th consecutive time B&B has received this honor at the Monte Carlo Television Festival.

On hand from the series for the 58th annual awards ceremonies were long-running series star, Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke) and Thorsten Kaye (Ridge).

Immediately following Bold’s win, Katherine and Thorsten struck a pose for the paparazzi on hand.

In a post on her Instagram standing next to Princess Charlene and Kaye, Lang related: “Every year we come it never disappoints. Thank you to Prince Albert and Princess Charlene for an amazing week in Monaco! It is always an honor to be here!”

Share your congrats for the most-watched and well-known soap around the globe, The Bold and the Beautiful, via the comment section below.

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