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Y&R's Justin Hartley Shooting Untitled Dan Fogelman Pilot For NBC From 20th Century Fox!

Photo Credit: Alan Thicke Twitter

Photo Credit: Alan Thicke Twitter

If you caught Alan Thicke’s tweet on Wednesday you may have noticed he commented and shared a picture with the man playing his on-screen son in his latest project! That man happens to be The Young and the Restless Justin Hartley (Adam Newman).

Thicke tweeted, “My latest TV son, @Hartleyjustin Fun on Fox! #boyswillbeboys @FOXTV #justinhartley”

As previously announced, Hartley is one of the main core characters of 8 people who all share the same birthday in this dramedy pilot currently known as the Untitled Dan Fogelman Pilot. The pilot ensemble also includes: Mandy  Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, Sterling Brown and Ron Cephas Jones.  What we know of Hartley’s role is that he plays Kevin, a handsome and successful television actor with an underlining boredom in his ultimate bachelor life.

According to Backstage, the production of the pilot under 20th Century Fox has been shooting in New York from Jan 26th and wraps this Friday on February 12th.

As for Dan Fogelman, he is the executive producer behind Fox’s Grandfathered starring John Stamos and ABC’s musical-comedy, Galavant.

What do you think of Alan Thicke playing Justin Hartley’s dad in the pilot project? What do you think of the premise and Justin’s role in it? Comment below!

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I doubt I’ll be watching, but good luck to them.

Sharon and Adam please put them back together. 🙂

Happy Valentines Day to “ALL” The Young and The Restless from the 1990’s cast those we lost and still have. Love you and miss the rest . Stellar cast then . The days of romance in the afternoon and writing. DRUCILLA , NEIL ,SHARON NICK MRS C, AMBER , BRAD, ASHLEY , TRACY BRAD, COLEEN . AUNT MAMIE . JOHN, SOME MORE LIKE GLORIA. THOSE ARE WHAT PUT THE BEST YEARS OF #yr ON THE MAP. # LOVE IN tHE AFTERNOON A HOUSEHOLD NAME

sharon and Adam please agin and agin . Love the Shadam years

Will watch for it.

Sounds like he’s playing himself hahaha. Good luck to him.

Justin is one of the better actors on Y&R, they were lucky to get him, and I figured sooner or later, he’d move on to something better. I hope this works out for him!

hopefully y n r can keep him and make it work so he can do both shows!…if the brass can work around a nobody character on the show like dylan, surely adam s character can be accomadated!

With Dan Fogelman producing it, it will be a hit..
All his series are doing very well..
Y&R might lose JH , ya betcha !

“All his series are doing very well…” Have you seen the disastrous ratings for season 2 of “Galavant”? LOL.

It’s only a pilot, it is has a lot way to go before it might be picked up as a series– and even if does it might be 2018 before it airs and then whether it will be picked up for more episodes after the initial order if it makes it that far is a big question mark– so I think we can enjoy JH on Y&R for a long while yet.

Sure hope Alan’s bad habits don’t run off on him! LOL Good Luck Justin!

Well. it doesn’t surprise me that Justin Hartley would eventually move on from Y&R. If the show is picked up and is shot in NYC, there would be little likelihood of his staying on the soap. Good luck to him and the show. Y&R will have to find another Adam, just like they’ve done with the character of Billy Abbott.

I love Justin Hartley’s acting and I never doubted for a minute he would get into movies. If he leaves it will be a sad day for Y & R but I want to see Justin get ahead. If I knew Tom Cruise I would call him myself and have him watch Justin and I know Justin would be the next J.Renner in Tom’s MI movies. Congratulations Justin great work you deserve moving on.

Well, I felt Adam and Chelsey held Y & R together for the past year. However, don’t get angry, it never seemed to me that Adam was a great actor; good, but needing a bit more help. His speech pattern is so quick, continuously, that the possibility of being the new Brad Pitt did not seem to be something that was going to happen. Hey, for him, I hope it is.

I did feel that the producer had better watch out or they were going to lose Justin. You all seem to know a lot more than I.

It felt that in the last programs Adam has looked tired and not as attractive. Perhaps two jobs took a toll.

Last week the program seemed very slow; perhaps transitioning. I still can’t understand how Victor seems to know who the father of Sage’s baby is. I missed a couple of days.

I like Hartley very much. The preview of new Billy was pleasing, but after seeing a few episodes I am not sure. So many changes at once can make it difficult for viewers.

Best to all. Reading comments each weekend is fun for me.

Love Justin Hartley. Great actor and so handsome. I hope he does well, but I sure hope he doesn’t leave Y+R. Love watching him. I only hope they will keep Adam and Chelsea together. Great chemistry.

General Hospital

Elizabeth MacRae, ‘General Hospital’s’ Meg Baldwin, Passes Away at 88

Veteran actress, Elizabeth MacRae best-known as the third Meg Baldwin on General Hospital and as Gomer Pyle’s girlfriend, Lou-An Ann Poovie, in Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C has died at the age of 88. MacRae passed away in Fayetteville, North Carolina, where she grew up.

On General Hospital, Elizabeth played Meg Baldwin who had a young son, Scott (Kin Shriner) from a previous relationship and who married Lee Baldwin (Peter Hansen). The role was originated by Patricia Breslin from 1965-1969. Breslin was temporarily replaced by Jan Shepherd for three weeks in the summer of 1967. MacRae took over the part from Breslin full time from 1969-70 and again from 1972-73.

In story, the character of Meg suffered a nervous breakdown and Lee had her committed to an institution. In 1971, Meg was released and came home, but suffered from severe hypertension. In 1973, Dr Lesley Webber was assigned to her case. Meg became jealous of Lesley and began to think that she was trying to get to have sex with Lee. During an argument with Lee, Meg died of a stroke and soon after Lee adopted Scott.

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MacRae also appeared on other notable soaps, having roles on Another WorldDays of Our LivesGuiding Light, and Search for Tomorrow.  Elizabeth’s career spanned over two and half decades having also appeared in classic TV shows and countless movies such as: Route 66Surfside 6RendezvousThe FugitiveJudd for the DefenseGunsmokeBonanzaI Dream of Jeannie, and The Andy Griffith Show.

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She is survived by five stepchildren, Terry Halsey, Peter Halsey, Hugh Halsey, Cate Halsey, and Alex Halsey Topper.

Share your remembrances of GH’s Elizabeth MacRae via the comment section below.

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Ron Carlivati Reveals When Days of our Lives Episodes From His Head Writing Regime Resume Streaming

Days of our Lives viewers have not been watching material from head writer Ron Carlivati and his writing team for many months. Well, things are about to change.

Circle this Friday, May 31st when the first new script from Carlivati and company will stream on the Peacock soap opera. If you recall, Carlivati had to step away from the writing gig at DAYS due to the writer’s strike, but because the soap tapes at least seven months ahead of air, it is only now that fans will see how the stories shift or finish out that were started by Carlivati.

According to Ron’s conversation with TV Insider, when Carlivati and his team resumed writing the show in late October of 2023, the stories were already written well into 2024. Carlivati explained, “For me, as of us talking right now, the (replacement writers’ material) is still airing, so that has been very tough. I’m just very anxious and eager for our stuff to start airing again.”

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Ron explained before the writer’s strike, he and his scribes had written up through the 2023 Thanksgiving episodes. Speaking on how the replacement writers tried to handle stepping in for the regular team, Ron expressed, “I think what they tried to do was move things slowly in the hopes that the strike would end and respect where my storylines were so that I could play them off when we came back. Unfortunately, the strike dragged on, so I understand that the show needed to make story decisions.”

The award-winning writer made clear that, “from January to May (2024), those were not my stories. I had nothing to do with those.”

Having lived through a writer’s strike before (when he was at One Life to Live in 2008), Carlivati explained how he dealt with coming back and adjusting the stories including that the plan was to, “blow things up, jettison anything that I did not like, and get back to a show that I understand and can enjoy and tell. ”

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Look for a Carlivati-style ‘wink-wink’ on Friday’s episode. As he puts it, “I did want to make it clear that this was the line of demarcation, that the writers were back and there was a change happening. We have a little nod or two to what was going on in the first day and I think it will be very obvious and clear to the savvy viewer. Luckily, story-wise, certain things were coming to a head already.”

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Stay tuned for how Ron resolves a Sloan and Nicole showdown, how Eric will find out he is Jude’s true baby daddy, what happens when the new Gabi returns from Salem from out of the slammer, the Maggie/Konstantin wedding, payback time for Theresa and more.

In addition, and as previously reported, when Carlivati returned, he crafted the series 15,000th episode which is set to air in early December, and will also pay tribute to the late Bill Hayes with the passing of his on-screen beloved character, Doug Williams.

So, glad to know Ron and his team’s material will start to reveal itself this Friday and moving forward on DAYS? Comment below.

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General Hospital

LAPD Continue to Seek Johnny Wactor’s Killers Who Remain At Large; Asks Public for Tips and Leads

The Los Angeles police department is ramping up its search for to the whereabouts of the three thieves, who got away after one fatally shot former General Hospital cast member, Johnny Wactor (ex-Brando Corbin) in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 26th in downtown Los Angeles.

Law enforcement sources told the LA Times that police are trying to pull fingerprints from Wactor’s vehicle and are looking for video from the area. They also are checking to see whether there are any connections to other nearby catalytic converter thefts.

The thieves were attempting to steal the catalytic converter from Wactor’s car at the time of his death. Sadly, the LAPD investigators shared they have seen an uptick in violence when these types of thieves are confronted.

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Catalytic converters contain precious metals in which thieves can make hundreds of dollars selling them to auto parts suppliers or scrap yards, where they can be melted down and the valuable metals extracted.

In addition, on Tuesday May 28th, the LAPD shared more on the incident that took Wactor’s life, stating, “Without provocation, the victim was shot by one of the individuals. The three suspects involved were wearing all dark clothing and driving a dark-colored sedan. The suspects fled northbound on Hope Street. Central Bureau Homicide is investigating this case and is requesting the public’s help.”

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If you have tip: y0u are urged to call LAPD Detectives Gonzales or Martinez at Central Bureau Homicide, at (213) 996-4142. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to (877) LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).

In addition, Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go to

Wactor played General Hospital’s Brando Corbin from 2020 to 2022. According to the LA Times, “Wactor recently had been exploring opportunities in screenwriting while working as a bartender.”

Share your thoughts on this developing story as the LAPD tries to seek justice for the death of Johnny Wactor via the comment section below.

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