Days Of Our Lives Grad Mark Hapka Lands ‘Parallels’



Days of Our Lives alum Mark Hapka has snared the leading role in the upcoming Fox Digital Studios science fiction series, Parallels. Per Deadline, Hapka, best known for the role of Nathan Horton on DAYS, will play street savy underground MMA fighter Ronan Carver. Distanced from his family, Ronan will be forced to face his sister and his past throughout escapades in parallel universes. 

NBC RENEWS Days of Our Lives Through 2016!


Days of Our Lives fans sitting shiva over news Alison Sweeney is exiting the soap, can cheer up some. NBC announced on Wednesday the almost 49-year-old serial has been renewed through 2016. In a released statement NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke said:
Days of Our Lives continues to be a fan favorite for the daytime audience and we are thrilled to keep it going through its 50th season. Days has shown year-to-year increases in key female demographics and remains both relevant and fresh creatively due to the hard work of the producers, writers, cast and crew who have worked tirelessly to make Days the ratings success it is today.


 

Will Prospect Park Soaps Make it a Horse Race at Daytime Emmys?



The stars of Prospect Park's "shelved" All My Children and One Life to Live aren't letting the state of their former shows prevent them from submitting themselves for Daytime Emmy nominations. TV Guide Magazine caught up with NATAS senior executive director David Michaels who revealed they received a record numbers of entries before the January 17 deadline.


Michaels also notes that "several stars who chose not to submit themselves in recent years have decided to get back into the game — so the more the merrier! Between that, and the enthusiasm from AMC and OLTL, this has the makings of a real horse race.

Abby is in Peril on The Young and the Restless (SNEAK PEEK)


Abby Newman (Melissa Ordway) should consider hiring a bodyguard. For a chick with $500 million in the bank, she gets into an awful lot of jams on The Young and the Restless! On Wednesday's show, the human link between the warring Abbott and Newman clans gets locked up sans her cell phone.

Gloria (Judith Chapman), however, has perfect reception — as in a wedding reception for Neil (Kristoff St. John) and Leslie (Angell Conwell) on the brain! This explains why celebrity nuptial ninja David Tutera is in town.

Meanwhile, Dylan (Steve Burton) and Avery (Jessica Collins) continue on "The Path" to enlightenment about Ian Ward (Ray Wise). Watch a sneak peek of Wednesday's Y&R after the jump!

Is Oliver Macking on Carter’s Girl on The Bold and the Beautiful? (SNEEK PEEK)


Could Carter (Lawrence Saint-Victor) soon be singing a verse of TLC's "What About Your Friends?" on The Bold and the Beautiful? The legal eagle's homeboy, Oliver (Zack Conroy) is grinning like the Cheshire Cat, all up IN Maya's (Karla Mosley) face today on the sudser! What's more, Carter's lady doesn't seem to mind.

Elsewhere in SoCal, a desperate Quinn (Rena Sofer) is trying to make Wyatt (Darin Brooks) see just how tenuous his hold on Hope (Kim Matula) is. Just how far will Quinn go to get what she wants? Maybe someone can ask Liam (Scott Clifton) — if he ever gets out of the trap the bauble dealer set for him? Watch a sneak peek of Wednesday's B&B after the jump!

Pretty Little Liars Recap: “Close Encounters”


Former “A” Teamer Shana (Aériel Miranda) came back to Rosewood. She told Emily (Shay Mitchell) that Alison (Sasha Pieterse) wanted to meet with her — only her. 

Shana said she grew up in Atlanta, and was neighbors with Ali’s grandma. She was actually on Ali’s side the whole time, and was only using Jenna (Tammin Sursok) because they thought she was “A.” The other girls thought it was a trick, but Em believed her.