Molly Burnett will be leaving the screen this week as Melanie Jonas, but the actress has already moved on to other projects. She has been shooting a film for Hallmark called “This Magic Moment.” The film co-stars Vincent Spano (“Law & Order: SVU”), Travis Schuldt (ex-Ethan, “Passions”), Aliana Huffman (“Smallville”) and Charles Shaughnessy (ex-Shane, “DOOL”).
Back to film on the Hallmark movie tomorrow! Guess I need to drag my devastated broken heart* to bed… (*the Broncos/Peyton disaster)
“Days Of Our Lives” alum Jay Kenneth Johnson (ex-Philip) recently wrapped a new project. Johnson was cast in the role of Gabe in the low-budget indie film, “Runaway Hearts.” It follows two young children forced to deal with life after losing their mother to a drug overdose. Read the rest of this entry »
A troupe of Daytime actors have banded together with the talented improvisers at ACME Comedy for a special project. They will be presenting an improvised soap opera parody called, “Scandal Crest.” Krista Allen (ex-Billie), Molly Burnett (Melanie), Eric Martsolf (Brady) and Freddie Smith (Sonny) of “DOOL” will team up with “B&B”‘s Sean Kanan (Deacon) for this project. Comedians Diana Costa, Dan Kane, Jen Parker, Dwayne Perkins and Dale Raoul (“True Blood”) will be joining them in the project which will plumb the depths of Daytime’s absurdity. Read the rest of this entry »
The first-ever Signature Sweepstakes is being held by the NBCUniversal Store. It gives fans the opportunity to win NBCUniversal Merchandise items that have been signed by the network’s talent. “DOOL” actors Crystal Chappell (ex-Carly), Galen Gering (Rafe), Kristian Alfonso (Hope), James Scott (Elvis) and writers Sherri Anderson and Eddie Campbell lent their signatures to copies of a “Days Of Our Lives” book.
Watch the video for instructions about how to enter to win.
He just got back in Salem, but Blake Berris (Nick) already has more projects lined up. The actor has been cast in the independent film, “Crazy Bitches.” It follows seven women and a gay man who are slowly killed off during a weekend of drinking and whining. The serial killer comedy co-stars Thea Gill (“Queer As Folk”), Mary Jane Wells (“Elena Undone”), Jill Bennett and Cathy DeBuono (“We Have To Stop Now”). Berris plays Gareth Jones, an over-sexed ranch guard looking for a mystical virgin. “Crazy Bitches” is written and directed by Jane Clark, who previously worked with Berris on “Meth Head.” Read the rest of this entry »
Ex-”DOOL” star Victor Webster (ex-Nicholas) was last seen in Salem nearly twenty years ago. Although he’s had a pretty busy career since leaving Daytime behind, if you’ve got a hankering to see him soon, he’ll be popping up on Hallmark this weekend. Webster is one of the stars of, “Puppy Love.” The romantic comedy co-stars Candace Cameron Bure (“Full House”). It premieres on Saturday September 8 at 9:00 PM.
If you’re missing the recently departed “DOOL” star Matthew Ashford (ex-Jack), you can catch him in person. He is currently appearing live on stage in Maine. Ashford was tapped to play the role of nasty boss Franklin Hart. Jr. in the Dolly Parton musical, “9 To 5″ at the Ogunquit Playhouse. His co-star in the show will be Sally Struthers (“All In The Family”). Ashford made his first appearance on September 2 and will be appearing until September 15. Read the rest of this entry »
Daytime alums Darin Brooks (ex-Max, “DOOL”) and Natalia Hall (ex-Colby, “All My Children”) were teamed up to star in one of Hallmark’s latest features. They play childhood friends in “The Seven Year Hitch.” When adults, she lets him move in with her while she pursues a career and he waits for success to find him. When she’s romanced by a man who is only using her to get ahead in the world, Brooks’ character becomes determined to stop her from tying the knot. Read the rest of this entry »
Like most holidays next Monday September 3 will bring a soap opera pre-emption for all ABC, CBS and NBC soap operas. Due to Labor Day, sports events will air in place of “The Bold And The Beautiful,” “Days Of Our Lives,” and “The Young And The Restless,” with “General Hospital” airing an encore of its July 23, 2012 episode. Regular programming, with new episodes, will resume on Tuesday September 4.