David Fumero (ex-Cristian, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) is making his stage debut, and if you're in the Los Angeles area, you can catch his show! Urban Theater Movement is presenting Urban Legends, a series of one-act plays, and Fumero is starring in "And Then It Rained," which will be running Thursday, May 16, through Sunday, May 19, and then again from Thursday, May 23, through Sunday, May 26. Showtimes are at 8:00 pm Thursday through Saturday and 7:00 pm on Sundays. Tickets are only $20. For more information, visit the Urban Theater Movement Web site by clicking here!
It's been over a decade since Dimitri Marick was in Pine Valley, but Michael Nader will be bringing his alter ego back to ALL MY CHILDREN on Monday, June 3! What brings him back to town after all these years? Turns out Brooke has offered Dimitri a job as the head of Chandler Media, a new division of Chandler Enterprises.
"I got a call from executive producer Ginger Smith who said Prospect Park is relaunching 'All My Children' online," Nader says. "She said 'we'd love for you to come back.' And I said, 'you want me, you got me.' Being back, is like being home."
But how will the residents of Pine Valley react to his return? You'll have to tune in and find out!
If the pen is mightier than the sword, where does "relish" rank? In Quartermaine-land, it's way up there!
Tracy and A.J.'s battle for the condiment crown kicks off on Monday's GENERAL HOSPITAL, when the duo goes head-to-head in a Pickle-Whoever taste-off on THE CHEW. Although it looked as if Elizabeth used her "power of pretty" to get Nikolas to back off A.J., she was no match for Tracy's ability to reach into the Great Beyond and make contact with Edward! Yes, divine intervention had Tracy begging her dearly departed daddy for forgiveness for not saving ELQ and, just like "that," the guards Nik hired to keep TQ in check dropped like flies! Look out CHEW crew. Tracy is on her way, and she's ready to rumble!
T.J. can't catch a break. He asked Molly to be his prom date in the most romantic way EVAH, but then he got dumped. Yeah, he deserved it. He shouldn't have lured Rafe to Kelly's pretending to be Molly and then punch him in the face. Bad move. But the guy's in love and he knows Rafe is moving in on his girl. What's he supposed to do, ignore it? As if. He's 15! Can he make amends with Molly before the big day?
Morgan sure grew up nice. He is, however, easy to dupe. Fifty grand worth of "dupe," in fact! And he wants NO help getting out of this mess. He told his big bro, Michael, "I got this, Mikey. Same way I've handled my whole life since mom outsourced parenting to Sherman-Johnston Military Academy." Yup. That pretty much sums up what went wrong and when it went there. The shocking thing is that Carly turned to Sam for help. Sam! Isn't that the seventh sign of the Apocalypse?
This week, the relish revolt takes an odd turn, Morgan has "a plan" (that can't be good) and three familiar faces return as different characters. Guess who?! Don't forget: 2:00 ET and 1:00 PST/CT on ABC. Be there!
Back in March we told you about a collaboration between NATAS and the Smithsonian Institute to bring some of the most iconic daytime television memorabilia to the national museum, and today the first donations were presented!
Today's ceremony officially launched a three-year collecting initiative between the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) and the National Museum of American History, aiming to help the museum expand its capacity to tell the story of daytime television and the Daytime Emmy Awards. At the ceremony, the Smithsonian accepted artifacts that reflect the contributions of daytime television programming, including a 1984 JEOPARDY! script from Alex Trebek, objects from the children's series BARNEY, and the gown that Susan Lucci (ex-Erica, ALL MY CHILDREN) wore on the cover of People magazine celebrating her legendary Daytime Emmy win. "They've asked me for [an AMC] script as well," the iconic daytime actress tells Soaps In Depth. "Plus, People is doing a big blow-up of the cover."
The daytime television collection (which will include children's programming, talk shows, game shows and cooking shows) will be part of a larger entertainment exhibit scheduled to open in 2015. "Right now, the area that the museum is going to devote to this exibit on American culture at large is under reconstruction," curator Dwight Blocker Bowers tells In Depth. "We have a very small soap opera collection, and this is an opportunity for us to add to it."
For more on this collaboration, check out an upcoming issue of Soaps In Depth.
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The OnLine Network continues its string of musical guests for its soaps, this time with multi-platinum recording artist Jason Derulo making a special appearance on ALL MY CHILDREN.
"I was thrilled to stop by Pine Valley to perform my new single for ALL MY CHILDREN," Derulo says. "It's such an iconic show and it's cool to be a part of its revival online. I have nothing but love and respect for the cast and series and had a blast on set."
Derulo was on the Stamford, CT, set Wednesday, May 8, taping the episode where he'll be performing his new single "The Other Side" as part of a gala hosted by Julia Barr's Brooke. Look for the episode to air on Wednesday, July 3.
Melissa Fumero (ex-Adriana, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) was featured in the comedy pilot BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, which TV Guide is reporting has been picked up by FOX for a full-season order to debut this fall. The series stars SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE's Andy Samberg as the black sheep in a group of detectives. As soon as we learn more details of Fumero's show or a release date, we'll let you know!
And here we thought that Billy Clyde Tuggle himself, Matthew Cowles, was attending the red carpet premiere for The OnLine Network's ALL MY CHILDREN reboot out of support for the soap! But AMC has confirmed that the actor is actually returning to Pine Valley!
Billy Clyde was last seen in 1990 when he was presumed dead in an explosion while trying to off Tad. This time around, we hear that he'll be involved somehow in Jesse and Angie's search for Cassandra... and he'll of course encounter his obsession, Dixie. Look for Cowles to first appear on Thursday, May 16, bringing a whole lot of trouble in his wake!
Rumors have been flying around Twitter that Dan Gauthier, ONE LIFE TO LIVE's ex-Kevin Buchanan, would be joining the cast of THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL. And while the talented actor would be a welcome addition to the cast of any soap, in our opinion, a rep for B&B reports that those rumors are false. Guess B&B has reached its hunk quota for the time being?
Despite going into last night's DANCING WITH THE STARS results show with the next-to-lowest scores, GENERAL HOSPITAL's Ingo Rademacher (ex-Jax) and professional partner Kym Johnson were called safe very early in the evening! "I kind of called it," Rademacher admitted to Soaps In Depth after the show. "When I got out there I had a feeling that it was going to be us first. That'd be like throwing a wrench in the works." Johnson agrees, adding, "I think they called us safe first to cause some drama."
Despite his ever-improving dancing skills, the actor is keenly aware that he has the fans to thank for pushing him into the semi-finals, even if he's not currently on GH and can't even imagine doing both at the same time! "I'm not as good as Kelly Monaco (Sam)," Rademacher confessed. "I couldn't have done both. I really couldn't. Now the competition gets really, really hard. We're looking at the top four. It's very hard for us to beat. But it's possible."
And with the pair facing a Charleston and a Samba next week, they've got some work to do. "They're not going to be easy," Rademacher said. "Both of them are hard dances. I think the fact that one is very sexy adn the other is polite and fun can show we can do a variety of things. Hopefully it will all come together!"
So make sure to tune in next Monday at 8:00 pm EST on ABC to find out if it does! (And don't forget to vote!)