Odds and Ends 45

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.

Days of our Lives: 50 Years‘ Anniversary Photo Book & Multi-City Tour Coming in October. http://www.welovesoaps.net/2015/09/days-of-our-lives-50-years-anniversary.html

Read about how stars learned they were being written out in a feature in the October 13, 2014 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Find a round up of characters who slept their way through families on soap operas in the June 2, 2014 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Read about an opinion piece looking at both sides of recasting, should you do it or not? Read about it in the August 31, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Learn what a round up of soap stars wish they had known when they started in the June 2, 2014 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Frank Runyeon (Steve Andropolus, part of great Steve-Bestsy pairing) did a short run on The Young and the Restless as Angel. See a current photo of Runyeon and read a great story about his first experience kissing in a scene while Steve on As the World Turns. in the June 22, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

On Days of Our Lives Sonny’s club is called Club TBA. It started as a place filler calling the club To Be Determined, but they eventually grew to like it and kept it. Read more about it in the Oct. 14, 2014 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

The studio where The Bold and the Beautiful now tapes was once the studio for Three’s Company. Read more about it in the September 7, 2015 CBS Soaps in Depth.

Jen Lilley (Thersa Donovan on Days of Our Lives) talks about faking a physical confrontation and especially how you pull hair in the January 26, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Character actor Tony Longo who had appeared as private investigator Ray on The Young and the Restless from 1998 – 2006 passed away recently. Read more about it in the July 20, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

The Young and the Restless‘ top makeup artist Patti Denney also does art work. You can buy her artwork at charity auctions and at https://www.etsy.com/shop/wearableartbypatti . Read more in the July 13, 2015 issue of CBS Soaps in Depth.

Kristoff St. John (Neil Winters on The Young and the Restless) talks about the death of his son Julian and the fall out in the June 22, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

See a close up on the marriage of Quinn Fuller and Deacon Sharpe on The Bold and the Beautiful on Monday, April 20, 2015 in the July 13, 2015 issue of CBS Soaps in Depth. It includes photos and the full text of their vows.

Michael Swan (Duncan McKechnie of my beloved Duncan and Shannon on As the World Turns) will appear in the western Boonville Redemption. It is currently appearing at film festivals. Read more in the September 7, 2015 issue of CBS Soaps in Depth.

Take a stroll through the families that have passed through Los Angeles on The Bold and the Beautiful in the July 20, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Team CarJack recently shared “Maura has Emma’s china!!!!!!! :))))) And Michael made sure Maura got the door to Miltown!!!!!!!! And Maura also had the two compasses they used and mailed one to Michael so they would both have one!!!!!!!!! :)))))))))”

Rhonda Friedman who is The Bold and the Beautiful‘s Supervising Producer got married Jan. 2, 2015 in Mexico. Friedman has been with the show from the beginning. Read more about it in the January 26, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest. It includes a photo.

Read an interview with Lorenzo Lamas (Lance Cumson on Falcon Crest) about his life and his new book Renegade at Heart in June 1, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

John McCook (Eric Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful) shared his memories of his favorite primetime appearance as a game show host on Alice. Read more about it in the December 29, 2014 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Check out some suit wearing tips from The Young and the Restless in the June 22, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Eileen Davidson (Ashely Abbott on The Young and the Restless) answered a collection of questions direct from fans in the December 29, 2014 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

After a run on soap operas in the late 1980s and early 1990s (including a stint on As the World Turns as Glen Harrington – no memory who that was at all), Richard Burgi has recently returned with the soap world being recast as Paul Hornsby on General Hospital. In between Burgi starred in the absolutely amazing show The Sentinel. If you don’t know it, check it out. Read more about it in the July 27, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

See a spread of photos of soap stars at the Daytime Emmys in the June 1, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Check out a collection of photos of Christmas highlights through the years for current soaps in the December 29, 2014 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

A report on what all soaps did this year for Christmas celebrations is in the January 26, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Linsey Godfrey (Caroline Spencer on The Bold and the Beautiful) and Robert Adamson (Noah Newman on The Young and the Restless) announced that they have broken their engagement and split in the Sept. 7, 2015 issue of CBS Soaps in Depth. This is unfortunate because they have a daughter and only recently got over Godfrey‘s recovery from that severe auto accident (where a crashing car came up on the sidewalk, almost crushing her legs). However, I’d like to congratulate them on coming forward with it. All too often couples (especially with 2 actors) make fans part of the relationship when things are going well and then  fans are left to guess whatever happened. It’s not like It’s appreciated that they gave us the rest of the story.

The Bold and the Beautiful passed the 7,000 episode point and it’s described in the January 26, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Kate Linder (Esther Valentine) is hosting her annual fundraising event.

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Find a list of important dates from General Hospital in the review and feedback in the January 26, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Is there a future for daytime? Yes, things are looking up according to an editorial in the January 26, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Check out the photos from Jessica Collins (Avery Bailey Clark on The Young and the Restless) and her goodbye party as she left the show. Find them in the September 21, 2015 issue of CBS Soaps in Depth. Along with the actors from the show, executive producer Jill Farren Phelps, associate producer Jimmy Freeman, and director Owen Renfroe.

Alley Mills (Pam Douglas on The Bold and the Beautiful) kept her character’s bathrobe from her role as mom Norma on The Wonder Years.

Read an interview with General Hospital‘s new co-head writers Shelly Altman and Jean Passanante in the September 14, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

General Hospital did a long term arc celebrating the work of Shriners Hospitals for Children. Read about it in the March 9, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Jack Smith, a writer for The Young and the Restless, is now working on a musical set in the soap world. Read more about it on the September 21, 2015 issue of CBS Soaps in Depth.

Victoria Rowell‘s lawsuit again CBS and The Young and the Restless continues. Read the details of how it began in the March 9, 2015 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

Check out a collection of Days of Our Lives photos focused on Doug and Julie Williams in the September 21, 2015 issue of CBS Soaps in Depth.

Read about the behind the scenes of Brooke Logan and Bill Spencer’s almost wedding on the location shot in Dubai in the June 2, 2014 issue of Soap Opera Digest.

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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