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Yep, Michael Sabatino is Returning to DAYS Too!

Of course Lawrence Alamain wouldn't let Katerina, the object of his obsession, show up in Salem without him being close behind! Crystal Chappell tweeted her real life hubby (seen in the above clip) would indeed be reprising his role on DAYS as well!

Michael will indeed pop up on DOOL.
Carly, Lawrence, Vivian, all that's missing is little Nicky. Paging Tom Pelphrey, or Greg Vaughan or Chad Brannon... Thanks Rocki345 for the tip!

Wishful Storytelling: What if Jackie Isn’t Owen’s First Cougar on B&B?

Okay, I know what you're thinking. This boy isn't gonna stop until he gets Knots Landing's Donna Mills on a daytime soap opera. Well, you're right. I need my Abby fix and by the power of Greyskull I am gonna keep coming up with scenarios for her to join a soap until the last one goes to the Great Television Museum in the Sky! 

My latest storyline idea to facilitate my fav-or-ite former cul-de-sac dweller's arrival on daytime involves the liquid hot cougar storyline featuring Brandon Beemer (Owen) and Lesley-Anne Down (Jackie) on The Bold and the Beautiful. With a snoretastic retread of Brooke/Ridge/Taylor currently eating up B&B's precious 20 minutes of airtime, the dirty, sexy fun storyline which has Owen married to Jackie, much to her son Nicky's (Jack Wagner) chagrin is pretty much the only thing that keeps B&B on my DVR these days. Beemer and Down could teach Susan Lucci and Cameron Mathison a thing or three about how to put a fresh spin on Mrs. Robinson, which is why I think it's time B&B ramped this story up a notch.   

Legendary Writer Harding Lemay Speaks Out on Daytime’s Youth Obsession

In Part III of his interview with famed Another World writer Harding Pete Lemay, We Love Soaps interviewer extraordinaire Damon Jacobs asks the legend about the pressures he received from NBC to create storylines revolving around younger people during his second stint at AW.
We Love Soaps: Had the pressure increased by then to make stories for younger people?

Harding Lemay: Yes. They wanted younger people on the show. And it doesn’t work. There’s no way of making it work. Younger people are interconnected with older people. And the conflicts all come between the older people and the younger people. Not only the conflicts, but the warm moments come from the older people and the younger people together. And you can use that. You can use all kinds of variety if you have generational stories. But you can not do it if it’s just young people. And it’s silly to limit yourself that way. They think that young people in the audience only want to watch young people. And that’s not true.

Soap Blog Coalition Links

Passions villain Phillip Jeanmarie talks Workshop The Series, gay firsts and James Reilly with Daytime Confidential's Jamey Giddens. (Daytime Confidential)

Poor Annie...she's been accused, threatened, framed. And Kendall, she's so mixed up at this point she thinks she really did kill Stuart. Revisit a the PVB "Who killed Stuart" poll and tell us who you think it is, if you even care anymore! (Pine Valley Bulletin)

Save the Date - October 15th at 6pm! This year the annual 'Love Out Loud' POZ charity event for AIDS Walk LA will be held at Hollywood's current "it" spot h.wood. Check out who's already on the list and stay tuned for more announcements. (Scrubs Hub)

The Serial Drama girls have come to realize that Bob Guza and Charles Pratt are trying their hardest to write the most depressing shows on television. (Serial Drama)

It's Soap Opera 101, every soaps chick certainly needs a supply of DNA Collection kits, a pregnancy pillow and of course a fake preggers false results testing kit, but they all need their cover girl bag of cosmetic tricks. (Soap Opera Examiner)

ATI president of Worldwide Media and Entertainment Jim Romanovich spoke with We Love Soaps about this year's Daytime Emmy telecast airing on August 30 on The CW. (We Love Soaps)

The Wubqueen dusts off her Wub-Writing and delivers her parody: Part One of the Karaoke WUB..catch the "guest star" at the end. (Wubs)

DC #434: Top 5 The Young and the Restless Characters

On today's episode of Daytime Confidential Luke, Jamey, Jillian, Melodie and Nicki count down their Top 5 The Young and the Restless characters.

Who are your Top 5 The Young and the Restless characters?

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