B&B News and Information!
Scoops, & Spoilers Below
On March 3, 2014, NATAS released the daytime drama performers'
pre-nominations for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. The final
nominations will be announced on Thursday, May 1.
B&B will be shooting scenes in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, United Arab Emirates,
with Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke), Thorsten Kaye (Ridge), and Don Diamont
(Bill) on March 17 - 19, which will air in late May or early June. The plot has
control-freak Ridge following Brooke and Bill.
The show will also be filming a story involving Liam and Hope at the South
Los Angeles Animal Shelter, an organization that's involved in animal rescue and
adoption. Bob Barker, former host of CBS's "The Price is Right," and Brandon
McMillan, host of the CBS Saturday morning show "Lucky Dog," will appear, along
with several real-life employees of the shelter on April 30 - May 2.
Darin Brooks (Wyatt, B&B; ex-Max, Days) & Kelly Kruger (ex-Mac, Y&R) are
teaming up to bring a state of the art Jatropha seed oil press to Haiti which
will create a sustainable alternative to diesel. Get a signed B&B script, lunch
and B&B set tours with some donations until March 16.
The show has a brand new, colorful website that not only keeps fans
up-to-date on everything happening but also completely immerses fans in the B&B
world! The modernized site contains full screen, rotating images, gallery
photographs and user-friendly buttons that allow viewers to access a complete
B&B experience. There’s also a live social media feed of the show's Twitter,
Facebook, and Instagram accounts, a "Watch Now" platform that includes video
teasers of upcoming episodes, and a blog that details news regarding the show.
Y&R & B&B are returning for the 2014-2015 season on CBS. B&B will
be celebrating its 27th anniversary in March, and averages nearly four million
viewers. Y&R averages over five million viewers and received a multi-year pickup
that will keep it on the air through the 2017 season!
Since HLN has decided not to broadcast the 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards, NATAS
(National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences) is looking for a new broadcast
Victor Alfieri (ex-Giovanni, B&B; ex-Gianni, Passions; ex-Franco, Days; ex-Ciro,
AMC) claims he was attacked with a hairbrush by his 47-year-old neighbor,
Christopher Veech, who beat him in the face in December, 2013, after
relentlessly harassing him for more than a year and threatening to put him in
the hospital. According to Alfieri, Veech was arrested for battery but released
a day later, and the harassment never stopped. He says, "the right side of his
face still hurts like a bitch and his right eye now twitches." The judge granted
the restraining order, but can't order Veech to stay far away because he lives
in Alfieri's building, so the order is that Veech must stay 3 yards away.
Eileen Davidson (Ashley, Y&R & B&B; ex-Kristen, Days) is partnering with
Evolution Vintage for charity by selling several of her own dresses that she
previously wore on the red carpet, with most of the proceeds going to No Kid
Hungry. To find out what's available for purchase,
click here or
visit them on Facebook
Pan Macmillan and its
digital-first imprint, Momentum, will release a series of novellas based on
"The Bold and the Beautiful." They will recount new love stories created
through collaboration between established romance authors and B&B Executive
Producer and Head Writer Bradley P. Bell. The first two titles, "Forbidden
Affair" by Amy Andrews and "Collision Course" by Shannon Curtis, will be
released on January 28, 2014. The second two titles will follow in April.
Pre-order Kindle editions now.
Linsey Godfrey (Caroline, B&B) and Robert Adamson (Noah, Y&R) are
expecting their first child in June 2014.
The Writers Guild of America (WGA) announced its nominees in Daytime
Drama which aired between October 1, 2012 and September 30, 2013.
NBC's Days of Our Lives, Written by Lorraine Broderick, David Cherrill,
Carolyn Culliton, Richard Culliton, Rick Draughon, Christopher Dunn, Janet
Iacobuzio, David A. Levinson, Ryan Quan, Dave Ryan, Melissa Salmons, &
Christopher J. Whitesell.
ABC's General Hospital, Written by Michelle Altman, Ron Carlivati, Anna
Theresa Cascio, Suzanne Flynn, Kate Hall, Elizabeth Korte, Daniel James
O’Connor, Jean Passanante, Elizabeth Page, Katherine Schock, Scott Sickles,
& Chris Van Etten.
Y&R's The Young and the Restless, Associate Head Writers: Shelly Altman,
Tracey Thomson; Written by Amanda Beall, Jeff Beldner, Brent Boyd, Susan
Dansby, Janice Ferri Esser, Jay Gibson, Beth Milstein, Lisa Seidman, Natalie
Minardi Slater, Anne Schoettle, Linda Schreiber, Teresa Zimmerman.
CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful chose not to enter a submission this
The 2014 Writers Guild of America Awards will be presented live on Saturday,
February 1, 2014, from the JW Marriott in LA.
B&B will join sister soap Y&R on TV GUIDE Network, beginning Monday,
December 2, 2013. In addition to daily airings just before Y&R at 6:30 p.m.,
all 5 weekly episodes will air on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET,
beginning on December 8.
Enjoy the "I'm
A Soap Star" comedic rap video starring Sean Kanan (AJ, GH; ex-Deacon,
B&B & Y&R), Ronn Moss (ex-Ridge, B&B), Joshua Morrow (Nick, Y&R), Patrika
Darbo (ex-Nancy, Days), Kim Matula (Hope, B&B), and more.
After 14 years on the air, SOAPnet will go dark on Tuesday, December 31,
2013 when Walt Disney Co. will no longer provide programming for the channel
in favor of Disney Junior, a channel for toddlers.
Click here for the full story.
Holly Gagnier (ex-Cassie Carpenter, OLTL; ex-Ivy Jannings, Days) is being
sued by her 80-year-old ballet teacher, Patricia McCoy, who claims that
Gagnier tried to sabotage a potential movie deal between McCoy and Hunter
Tylo (ex-Dr. Taylor Hayes, B&B; ex-Marina Toscano, Days; ex-Robin McCall,
Read more here!
Watch full episodes of B&B daily at
Betty White (ex-Ann) was nominated for an Emmy for her show, "Betty White's
Off Their Rockers" for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality -
Heather Tom (Katie) took first place in the women's celebrity division at the
twenty-seventh Annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon on Sunday, September 8 in Malibu,
Read more here!
On June 13, 2013, B&B received the International TV Audience Award in the "Telenovela/Soap
Opera" category at the Monte Carlo Television Festival, confirming that it
remains the world's most watched soap series. This is the eighth consecutive
year that B&B has been the recipient of this award. Katherine Kelly Lang
(Brooke) and Don Diamont (Bill) accepted the award on stage at the Closing
Awards Ceremony at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.
Jacob Young (Rick, B&B; ex-JR, AMC; ex-Lucky, GH) and wife Christen
welcomed a daughter, Molly Lynn, on August 28, 2013. They have a 4-year-old son, Luke.
Room 8, the fictional web series on B&B, was launched as a real online
series on Thursday, August 8 on the website Room8TheSeries.com. The
eight-episode project stars Karla Mosley (Maya) and Lawrence Saint-Victor
(Carter), in the roles of Lance and Scarlett, two attractive up-and-comers who
unknowingly rent the same apartment and decide to share it, even though they rub
each other the wrong way. This being a romantic comedy, they'll soon be rubbing
each other the right way, of course!
Read more and see the trailer here!
HLN (Headline News) presented the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards live
from The Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 16. Go to our Daytime news page
to find out who won!
CBS is offering B&B fans a whole new way to watch the soap with the
newly-released CBS Connect App! The second-screen experience lets you see
content like historical slideshows, interactive polls, behind-the-scenes trivia
and Twitter interaction all while watching the show either live or on your DVR.
The app syncs to whichever episode you're watching and gives you all the extra
information as you watch. The app is available Free at the iTunes App Store.
Get all the latest up-to-date cast news, comings and goings, on the
B&B Cast Page.
Sean Kanan (Deacon) and new wife Michele, who married in July, had a baby
girl in spring 2013. He has a 11-year-old daughter, Simone, with ex Gladis
Jimenez (ex-Carmen, B&B), and Michele has four children of her own
(13-year-old twins Annie and Julie, 17-year-old Gigi, and 20-year-old
Adam Gregory (Thomas) and his wife, Sheridan Nicole,
welcomed their first child into the world, a son named Kannon on February 7,
Usher (ex-Raymond) won as Outstanding Male Artist at the 44th Annual NAACP
Image Awards on February 1, 2013.
CBS Daytime has renewed its entire daytime lineup, including B&B and Y&R for
the 2013-2014 season.
"The Bold and the Beautiful" and "Days of Our Lives" were nominated for
Outstanding Daily Drama at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards which recognize
outstanding representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)
community. This was B&B's first nomination for the story of Karen Spencer's
(Crystal Chappell) coming out to her family and introducing Danielle (Joanna
Johnson) as her life partner. Days was nominated for Sonny and Will's love story
featuring Chandler Massey and Freddie Smith. The award was presented in Los
Angeles on Saturday, April 20, to "Days of Our Lives."
Matthew Borlenghi (ex-Ziggy) and Shanelle Workman (ex-Flash/Sarah, OLTL) are
involved in legal battles with Workman's mother over her younger sister, Ariel,
who stars in "Modern Family".
Catherine Hickland (ex-Brooke) married businessman Todd Fisher on December 22,
2012. He is
the son of Debbie Reynolds and brother of Carrie Fisher.
Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke) has filed for divorce from her husband Alex
D'Andrea, to whom she has been married since 1997, citing irreconcilable
differences and seeking sole custody of their 15-year-old daughter, Zoe.
The first 16 episodes of B&B's 25-year history are available for purchase
A 4-disc DVD box set called "The Bold and The
Beautiful: How It All Began" chronicles several memorable
moments from the early days of B&B, including the introduction of the Forrester
family, Ridge proposing to Caroline, and the inception of the Forrester
Heather Tom (Katie) gave birth to her first child on Sunday, October 28, 2012 with her husband, James Achor.
Their son, Zane Alexander, weighed in at 8 lbs. 1 oz.
To celebrate 25 years on the air, B&B is selling "Becoming
Bold & Beautiful: 25 Years of Making the World’s Most Popular Daytime Soap Opera." Travel back in time to the inception of the series
in 1987 through the present day with more than 200 photographs featuring cast
and crew on Stage 31 of CBS Television City in Los Angeles, and on location in
Malibu, Cabo San Lucas, and Aspen.
John McCook (Eric, B&B) opens up about his family life on-screen and off in a
beautiful short narrative film recently shot by his on-screen grandson, Adam
Gregory (Thomas, B&B) for Glasswater Films. "He's an extremely cool dude and I
tried to find stuff that was personal and interviews but you don't really,
really get to know the actors themselves personally outside of him being Eric
Forrester," Adam says. "He allowed me to come into his house and film,
which was the first time in history that anyone was allowed in John McCook's
home. I felt honored because he trusted me with it. He has so many amazing
stories. He's very prolific, funny and animated man. He has such contrast with
his character and it catches you by surprise." Check out the film here:
B&B has released a DVD set of 15 episodes containing the show’s “Most
Shocking Moments” available for purchase at
Amazon.com. It includes moments such as “Ridge & Brooke’s Reunion in the
Rainforest,” “Taylor’s Return from the Dead,” “Stephanie’s Faked Heart Attack,”
and “Darla’s Death."
Oscar-nominee Michael Clarke Duncan, who appeared on B&B in 1995 as Slash,
Thorne's prison pal, died on September 3, 2012 at 54 from complications
sustained after a heart attack in July.
Comedian Phyllis Diller, 95, who was a frequent guest on B&B as Gladys and
last appeared in March for the show's 25th anniversary special when she
officiated Stephanie and Eric's impromptu nuptials, died at her L.A. home
surrounded by her family.
Ronn Moss interview about leaving the show.
If you own a Roku set-top box that's connected to your TV, install the free
app from adRise and watch 75 of B&B's most memorable episodes on your TV at no
charge (but with some ads, naturally). Three collections are also included:
"Most Shocking Moments," "Catfights And Brawls," and "Best of Ridge, Brooke, and
Taylor." If you're not a Roku owner, don't worry. adRise will be releasing the
app onto other services later this year, including internet-connected TVs, Blu-ray
players, set-top boxes, game consoles, iPads, and Android tablets.
Jennifer Gareis (Donna) and husband Bobby Ghassemieh had a baby girl, Sophia
Rose, on June 29, 2012. They already have a son, Gavin, 2.
Congratulations to "The Bold and The Beautiful" for winning a Daytime
Emmy Award on June 23, 2012 for Outstanding Lead Actress Heather Tom as
Katie Logan Spencer.
The Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Awards to honor those behind
the scenes was held at the Westin Bonaventure on Sunday, June 17, 2012. GH
was the most winning soap, taking home statues for Casting, Costume Design,
Song, and Technical Direction; Days won for Makeup and Stunt Coordination;
B&B won Art Direction/Set Direction and tied Y&R for Hairstyling; AMC was
the winner in Editing and tied Y&R for Sound Mixing; OLTL won Lighting; and
Y&R took home Score.
On March 23, 2012, The Bold and The Beautiful celebrated 25 years on
television, with over 6000 episodes viewed by an estimated 35 million in over 100 countries around the
Kathryn Joosten passed away on June 2, 2012 from lung cancer. She played herself in
2010 when Stephanie got lung cancer and went to a support group, which included Joosten, playing herself. She was a real-life lung cancer survivor, but she
finally succumbed to it. Her character on "Desperate Housewives", Karen, also
had it and passed away from it just last month in the series finale. Joosten is
best known for playing Karen as well as her prominent role on "West Wing".
"Soap Life," a documentary about the evolving face of daytime, was
completed in June, 2012. For more info. and to view the trailer, visit
Emmy-winning writer Michele Val Jean has left GH after 18
years to join B&B's writing team. She also wrote for "Santa
Barbara" and "Generations."
The Bold and the Beautiful Fan
Community is online at
www.boldandbeautiful.com. This free and revamped group
includes a weekly “Ask Cathy” column where fan club
director Cathy Tomas will answer the most asked question of
the week, as well as “B&B’s Fan of the Month” starting in
B&B has disbanded its official fan club. "The Official The
Bold and The Beautiful Fan Page" is now on Facebook, and
all the latest news can be found on
Twitter. Also, at
www.boldandbeautiful.com fans can find live streaming of special events
and info. that will keep you informed daily of what's going on behind the
scenes, sneak peeks at things to come, locations and dates of public
appearances as well as how to independently network with your favorite
actors from B&B.
For an autographed headshot, you may write directly to
the specific actor
c/o "The Bold and The Beautiful"
7800 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
B&B is selling official props and wardrobe
B&B presents their future spin-off
Reality Shows created
by producer Casey Kasprzyk. Hilarious segments include Forrester's on the "Amazing
Race," a Soap Exec going on "Undercover Boss," and a B&B Production Coordinator
looking for love at the office... it's all in this 23rd Anniversary spoof video.
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy) has released a music video for
the song "After Hours," which was written by Chaz E. Foley and produced by
Baby Brown and Rodney Alejandro. Check it out
B&B Scoops and Spoilers
Ridge And Katie Kiss! Of course, there is a witness to Katie and Ridge’s PDA
- and it isn’t Brooke!
Ratings for 2/3: 2.9
James Achor appears on 3/4 as a musician, who shares scenes with Ridge
and Katie (portrayed by his real-life wife Heather Tom).
*Hot Plots Preview* Aly Speaks Out Against Hope! Things get heated
between Hope and Aly when Aly chastises her cousin for choosing Wyatt over Liam.
At Forrester International, Thorne asks an old friend to keep a deep,
dark secret on 3/4. Brooke is anxious to wrap up her business in Paris and get
back to LA on 3/5. Brooke asks for a big favor from Wyatt and Hope on 3/6.
What Will Happen: Thorne asks for a special favor. A new couple shares
a passionate kiss. Things get hot in Paris for a certain member of Forrester.
Aly reaches out to Pam for support.
Schae Harrison Back! Schae Harrison is returning for at least 3
episodes beginning 3/18. Harrison’s character, Darla, who was killed off in 2006
when she was run down by a drunken Taylor, is set to appear as an angelic vision
to now-grown daughter Aly.
Bill & Quinn’s Shocking Hookup! Last week, Quinn and Bill fell into
bed, but if that wasn’t surprising enough, it ain’t over yet. As the lovers
continue to tryst, it’s not long until Wyatt stumbles upon the fact that his
parents have, shall we say, kissed and made up. Later, Bill is surprised to
learn that things didn’t go as planned at Ridge and Brooke’s nuptials.
Ratings for 1/27: 2.9
Adam Gregory appears on 2/28 as Thomas Forrester!
Hunter Tylo appears on 2/28 as Taylor Hayes Forrester!
*Hot Plots Preview* Katie Makes A Confession! In the wake of Katie’s
collapse at Ridge and Brooke’s wedding, the heart transplant recipient is taken
to the hospital for a checkup. There, both Katie and Ridge question their
attraction and wonder if it’s time to admit it. She won’t have to take much more
of the anxiety, as Katie is about to make a painful confession.
Brooke is kept in the dark about a serious matter concerning her future
on 2/24. Hope and Brooke embark on a business trip to Paris on 2/26. Thomas
greets Brooke and Hope at Forrester International on 2/28.
What Will Happen: Hope devises a plan to help ensure that her new love
has a fighting chance. Bill is shocked to learn the 411 on Brooke. A long-kept
Forrester family secret begins to emerge.
Ratings for 1/20: 2.8
Adam Gregory appears on 2/28 as Thomas Forrester.
Schae Harrison appears on 3/18, 3/25 and 4/7 as the late Darla Einstein
Forrester, who appears to recently aged daughter Alexandria (Ashlyn Pearce).
Hunter Tylo appears on 2/28 as Taylor Hayes Forrester.
*Hot Plots Preview* Hope vs. Quinn! It’s dawning on Hope that her
beau’s interfering mother may be more than she can handle, so she has a talk
with Wyatt about Quinn. Hope then has a chat with Pam, and sees a new side to
Liam makes a bold suggestion to Katie on 2/17. Bill turns to a bottle
of Scotch and an unlikely sparring partner to drown his sorrows on 2/20.
Stephanie makes her presence known from beyond the grave when Eric shares a kiss
with another woman on 2/21.
*Faint of Heart* Katie Collapses At Brooke And Ridge’s Wedding! This
week, the Forrester family gathers to watch Brooke and Ridge get married one
more time, but the nuptials don’t go off without a hitch. As viewers know, Ridge
and his once-and-soon-to-be-again sister-in-law Katie have been suppressing
romantic feelings for each other and, at Katie’s urging, Ridge goes ahead with
the wedding to reunite his fractured family. Once Katie and Ridge agree to do
the right thing, Brooke inadvertently throws salt in the wound by asking her
sister to stand up for them at their wedding. Despite her feelings, Katie stands
beside her sister on her big day. As the vows begin, will anyone speak up - or
forever hold their peace? No one needs to speak up because Katie collapses.
What Will Happen: Ridge waffles between the women in his life. Liam’s
relationship advice has the potential to do major damage. Quinn finds herself in
an unlikely situation.
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