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Y&R's Michelle Stafford Becomes Social Media Ambassador for The ACM Awards This Weekend!

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In another great show of synergy, CBS  is utilizing the talents of The Young and the Restless, Michelle Stafford (Phyllis) as the very special Social Media Ambassador during Sunday night’s upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM) special on CBS and throughout the weekend!  This is a perfect extra gig for Michelle, as we know she loves Country music, plus she gets to head to Las Vegas where the award ceremony is being held!

Look for Michelle, during the weekend and throughout the live broadcast of the awards show, as viewers will get to see her interviewing performers and nominees; go backstage; watch rehearsals and hit the red carpet, all at the CBS website.

What you need to do to be part of the action,  is follow Michelle on Twitter to get all the real-time tweets and special coverage. Go to @TheRealStafford.  The ACM awards air this Sunday April 7 at 8 pm EST on CBS.

Stafford’s appearance is part of  #CBSTweetWeek whick kicks-off today Thursday, April 4 though Wednesday, April 10, with CBS Television Network’s biggest stars and creative talent signing on to chat live with fans. This #CBSTweetWeek, fans will have direct access to talent from their favorite primetime shows plus, for the first time, stars from CBS’s top-rated daytime lineup will also participate. In addition, CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network analysts will be tweeting live during the 2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Final Four and Championship game, and Academy of Country Music Awards social media ambassador Michelle Stafford from Y&R will provide live updates from the special in Las Vegas.

#CBSTweetWeek will be hosted in the CBS Connect Lounge on CBS.com where fans can attend a virtual lounge and chat live with CBS stars, producers and creative talent. Many stars will be tweeting during the East Coast broadcasts of their respective programs and taking fan questions, posting photos and videos, sharing insights on the making of the episodes, offering commentary, and more.  In the lounge, fans will also be able to follow conversation streams related to their favorite CBS shows and chat live with other fans.

To participate, fans can visit the CBS Connect Lounge on CBS.com, which is also optimized for access via mobile devices, and log in with their Twitter accounts to pose questions to CBS stars and talent during the scheduled times detailed below. Fans can also join the conversation on Twitter by following the show-specific hashtags listed below, #CBSTweetWeek, or by tweeting the talent’s Twitter handle when submitting questions directly from Twitter.

Now below check out a little video from Michelle promoting her being named Social Media Ambassador for the ACM’s! Will you be following updates from Michelle Stafford this weekend? Let us know!

 

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Irene Cara, Best-Known For Smash Hits ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance… What A Feeling’, Dead at 63

Oscar and Grammy winner, Irene Cara has passed away.  The singer/songwriter/actress, known for her memorable vocal performances to the theme of the hit movie, Fame, and singing the title track to another 80’s blockbuster, Flashdance, apparently died in her Florida home yesterday. The cause of death is not yet known.

According to her publicist, Judith Moore on Twitter, the rep shared: “This is the absolute worst part of being a publicist. I can’t believe I’ve had to write this, let alone release the news.  It is with profound sadness that on behalf of her family I announce the passing of Irene Cara. The Academy Award-winning actress, singer, songwriter and producer passed away in her Florida home.  Irene’s family has requested privacy as they process their grief. She was a beautifully gifted soul whose legacy will live forever through her music and films.”

A little known fact is that Irene’s first acting gig was on the daytime drama, Love of Life from 1970-1971 in the role of Daisy Allen.   She later appeared in TV roles on: What’s Happening, Kojak, Roots: The Next Generations, and in the film, Sparkle and many more.

Later, Cara first rose to prominence when she was cast in the 1980’s musical film Fame, where she sang the title track and starred in as Coco Hernandez.  Her vocal performance in Fame earned her two Grammy Award nominations for Best New Artist and Best Pop Vocal Performance Female in 1981.

Two years later, Cara not only picked up two Grammy Awards for her performance, but also an Oscar for  co-writing, “Flashdance… What a Feeling” from another 80’s pop culture smash, Flashdance.  At the Grammys in 1984, Irene won for Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female, and Best Album of an Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television Special.  She took home the Oscar for Best Original Song at the Academy Awards in 1983.

Cara’s rep added, that at the time of Irene’s death they were working on new projects: “Working on amazing projects that would have made her  and her fans incredibly happy. Her manager and I will finish them. She’d want that.”

Share your thoughts and remembrances on the passing of Irene Cara via the comment section below.

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Y&R’s Michael Damian Drops New Single ‘Must Be Christmas’

Michael Damian, who is reprising his role as Danny Romalotti on upcoming episodes of The Young and the Restless, has also been very busy producing films including Netflix’s new holiday hit, Falling For Christmas.

Falling for Christmas stars Lindsay Lohan and Chord Overstreet, and was directed by Michael’s wife, Janeen Damian.  In the film, Lohan plays a newly engaged and spoiled heiress who finds herself living away from the luxury she’s used to after an accident at a destination proposal gone wrong leaves her suffering from amnesia.

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On Black Friday, Damian revealed that his new single from the soundtrack of the film is out and dropped on Spotify and all music streaming platforms.

The track is titled, Must Be Christmas, and for all of Michael’s fans from his singing days as rock star, Danny Romalotti, you will enjoy getting to hear him sing all these years later.

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So, will you be adding Michael’s ‘Must Be Christmas’ to your holiday playlist? Let us know in the comment section below.

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Justin Hartley Stars in Netflix Holiday Movie ‘The Noel Diary’ That Drops Thanksgiving Day

Look for former Y&R and This Is Us star, Justin Hartley (ex-Adam, ex-Kevin) in a holiday film bowing tomorrow, November 24th on Thanksgiving Day.

In Netflix’s The Noel Diary, Hartley takes on the role of Jacob Turner, a successful novelist who gets a shocking phone call from his estranged mother’s lawyer. He informs Jacob that his mother has died.

Now, returning home to settle his mother’s estate, ‘Jake’ meets a young woman named Rachel (Station 19’s, Barrett Doss).  We find out she is searching for information on her birth mother, who she believes worked as the Turner family’s nanny many years ago.  As Jake and Rachel set out together to confront their pasts, an old diary may hold the key to unlocking their connection, while opening up their hearts to an unexpected future.

The Noel Diary also stars: Essence Atkins, Bonnie Bedelia, James Remar, and Treat Williams.

Hartley posted some pics from the film on his Instagram adding, “Sending out a few images from my upcoming film, #TheNoelDiary! Coming to @Netflix on November 24th.”

You can check out the trailer below.

Then let us know if ‘The Noel Diary’ may be on your watch list for Turkey Day via the comment section.

 

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