Odds and Ends 44

While looking for Guiding Light information, I sometimes find things that I think are of interest relating to other soaps. This collection of Odds and Ends related to various soaps that someone may want to know some time. Look for another odds and ends post soon.

Check out a round up of night time soap operas in the August 10, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest. Shows covered from history, to star appearances, to a breakdown of season to season highlights, include: Dallas, Knots Landing, Dynasty, Falcon Crest and short takes on Flamingo Road, The Colbys, Beverly Hills 90210, Dawson’s Creek, Twin Peaks, and Melrose Place.

James Read (Clyde on Days of Our Lives) talks about his break out experience on the miniseries North and South (which he was outstanding in my personal opinion) in the March 9, 2015 issue of CBS Soaps in Depth.

Patricia Healy (ex-Tammy Hansen on General Hospital) nearly died in real life when her home caught and fire and she was forced to jump from the second floor. http://soapcentral.com/gh/news/2015/0622-healy_fire.php

The Bold and the Beautiful topped 7,000 episodes in February 2015. The studio it shoots in was named for executive producer Bradley Bell. Read more about it in the March 9, 2015 issue of CBS Soaps in Depth.

Van Hansis (the last Luke Snyder Grimaldi on As the World Turns is in the 2015 released thriller Kiss Me, Kill Me. Read more in the March 9, 2015 issue of CBS Soaps in Depth.

The March 9, 2015 issue of CBS Soaps in Depth gives a detailed and analysis of the scene where Rick Forrester fools his dad into giving him control of Forrester Creations in 2015.

In 2002 when Katie Peretti was making a hit with Katie’s Butt-Busting Workout on As the World Turns, New York Sports Club put together a real life version and invite her actress Terri Conn and several other ATWT stars to kick it off. Read more about it in the All-Star Scrapbook portion of the March 9, 2015 issue of CBS Soaps in Depth.

Terri Conn (Katie Peretti on As the World Turns) and Austin Peck (Brad Snyder on As the World Turns) had their second child Morgan Theresa Peck on July18, 2015. Read more about it on August 10, 2015 in the Soap Opera Digest.

The Bold and the Beautiful had a big party for their 28th anniversary see a whole series of photos in the May 4, 2015 issue of CBS Soaps in Depth.

A reader poll in the June 3, 2013 issue of Soap Opera Digest suggests that the majority of viewers who answered felt the online versions of All My Children and One Life to Live had gone too far with the foul language. Find a review by Carolyn Hinsey in the same issue.

Alison Sweeney (Sami Brady on Days of Our Lives) is starring in a series of movies featuring Hannah Swensen the baker/detective/catlover in the Joanne Fluke mystery stories (check them out for their real recipes they are really good). Watch for them on Hallmark. Read more in the May 4, 2015 issue of CBS Soaps in Depth.

James Scott (EJ Dimeria on Days of Our Lives) was featured in two music videos for singer Roxanna. See him in Unforgettable and Here With Me.

Ron Weaver, a The Bold and the Beautiful Senior Producer passed away May 11, 2013. He was also part of the team that developed Sesame Street. Read the full obituary in the June 3, 2013 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Eric Close, who I still hold found memories of his great show Now and Again, is the subject of a feature article in November 3, 2014 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Check out Ivy Forrester’s wedding dress when she married Liam Spencer in 2015 with details about how they got the look and where the pieces were from. Read all about it in the August 10, 2015 issue of CBS Soaps in Depth.

Robansuefarm is the handle of one of Manny and Guiding Light‘s biggest fans following in her family’s footsteps of Guiding Light fandom since 1939. This blog is an effort to make it easy to find Guiding Light and especially Manny online. Check back here for her blog, find fanfic previews and fake WSPR newscasts on her YouTube, find podcasts that look back to old shows and audios of her fanfics on Blog Talk Radio, and finally follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

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