Soapdom Soap Opera Buzz ~ February 2010

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It's the month for Valentines, Presidents and 28 Days and we'll have it jammed with tons of Soap Opera Buzz!  Got soap opera news, scoops or buzz to share? Contact us!

February 24, 2010

Days of our Lives fans, heads up.  Due to special Olympic hockey coverage on Friday, 2/26/10, Days of our Lives will be airing at special times in the Pacific and Mountain Time Zones.  KNBC Los Angeles will air Days of our Lives at 11:00am.  For other cities, please check your local listings for more information.

February 21, 2010

Jacob Young (JR, All My Children)Jacob Young (JR, All My Children) stole the show at last night's performance of "The Unexpected Guest" as part of the Soap Fan Mystery Theatre staged readings of little known Agatha Christie works.  Young, who also co-produced and co-directed the preformance, played the role of a mentally challenged young man, which was a major departure from his role as JR on AMC.  Vincent Irizarry (David, AMC) likewise delivered anamazing performance.  Stay tuned to for more on last night's festivities.  And be sure to check out ABC Soaps In Depth for their fun two-page spread on Soap Fan Mystery Theatre!

Congratulations to The Young and the Restless. On Saturday evening, February 20, 2010, they walked away with the prestigious Writer's Guild Award for Daytime Serial.  Ths soap is currently written by Amanda L. Beall, Tom Casiello, Lisa Connor, Janice Ferri Esser, Eric Freiwald, Jay Gibson, Scott Hamner, Marla Kanelos, Beth Tom Pelphrey (Mick, ATWT)Milstein, Natalie Minardi Slater, Melissa Salmons, Linda Schreiber, James Stanley, Sandra Weintraub, and Teresa Zimmerman. Way to go Y&R!

As the World Turn's Tom Pelphrey (Mick; ex Jonathan, GL) has just landed a role in a feature film. It's a western being shot in and around Santa Fe, NM.  Pelphrey's action scenes will be shot in Angel Fire, NM.  It's an open set, so go on down and visit!

February 8, 2010

Christian LeBlanc (Michael, Young and the Restless)Young and the Restless' Christian Jules LeBlanc (Michael) returns to his hometown when he displays his artwork at the Jean Bragg Gallery of Southern Art in New Orleans on March 6.  The Daytime Emmy winning star was delighted beyond belief when his New Orleans Saints won the Super Bowl. It's the first time the team has won.  Go Saints. Or as he put it on his FB, "GEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAUX SAINTS!!!!!!! My friend Mitch just got elected mayor of New Orleans! The Saints are in Super Bowl... AND it's MARDI GRAS!!! What to do...What to do??"

Days of our Lives stars remember Frances Reid, (Alice)

February 2, 2010

Michael Graziadei (Kevin, Young and the Restless)Not one, but two soap stars appear on CSI: NY Wednesday, February 3, 2010.  Young and the Restless' Michael Graziadei (Kevin) and General Hospital's Finola Hughes (Anna) guest star in the episode titled "Sanguine Love."  Here's the skinny on the story:  When a young woman’s body is found in Central Park, drained of blood and missing part of her ear, the CSIs jumpstart an investigation that takes them into the dark and mysterious subculture of vampirism, on CSI: NY, Wednesday, Feb. 3 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.  This episode was written by series star Carmine Giovinazzo.

In more Y&R/CSI news,  Thad Luckinbill (JT, Young and the Restless) guest stars on “CSI: MIAMI,” Monday, February 8 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.