Just how significant a role should Agnes Nixon play in the continuations of her iconic sudsers, One Life to Live and All My Children? The topic is debated by soap veterans Crystal Chappell, Tristan Rogers and Martha Madison on today's installment of Hallmark Channel's Planet 360. Watch a sneak peek after the jump! READ MORE
Daytime Emmy-nominated webisoap The Bay wrapped its most impressive season to date, with heroine Sara Garrett (Mary Beth Evans) in mortal danger! Ahead of the season finale's potentially lethal final scenes for Sara, her daughter Marly (Martha Madison) was feeling guilty that her muy caliente affair with Manny Ramos (Ignacio Serrichio)—the brother of her mom's mortal enemy Janice (Lilly Melgar)—had cost Marly her family. More of this couple next season, please!
Meanwhile, Mayor Jack Madison (Nicolas Coster) was as desperate to find Sara, as Peter (Kristos Andrews) was to find his big brother, but why? I suspect Father's Day may come early in Bay City...
Elsewhere in the beach community, Mac Johnson (Lane Davies) was interrogating cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs—and Brian Nelson's (Dylan Bruce) junk—Igor Chambers (Camden Toy); while Capt. Elliot Sanders (Charles Shaughnessy) prepared to face a blast from the past. Watch the sudsy season finale of The Bay after the jump! READ MORE
Martha Madison is FIYA as Marly's Marriage Implodes on The Bay; Plus Fiona Hutchison Debuts as "Mystery Woman"!By Jamey Giddens on May 03, 2012
After finally wrapping the longest wedding in soap history, Gregori J. Martin's The Bay is back to firing on all cylinders with its latest webisode. Proving that what we always say about daytime soaps also applies on the web, when The Bay focuses on character moments between core cast, magic can happen!
Said magic is created in this installment when socialite Sara Garrett's (Mary Beth Evans) daughter Marly Nelson-Foster (Days of Our Lives and General Hospital alum Martha Madison) realizes her secret trysts with Manny (Ignacio Serricchio) haven't been so secret after all. Kudos to Madison for giving a brief, stellar performance, as a Southern California cat caught on hot tin roof, with nowhere to jump!
This is the kind of web-based soap opera I want to see — a woman, screwing the brother of her mother's arch rival, to the detriment of her own young family. No need for any creepy, campy man in a dress, just good, old-fashioned (and realistic) scandalous suds!
Sara's other children also drive story in this installment, which is smart. What hooked me on The Bay early on was the promise of how Sara's dysfunctional family life would be explored. Somewhere along the way, the cast got way too bloated and the stories sort of jerked and gyrated into varying directions, with multiple spin offs. It's nice to see Martin get things back into sharp focus on those wonderfully-wicked Garretts.
Brian Nelson (Dylan Bruce) finds himself desperate to leave the country in the webisode, but could a stunt by his equally hunky kid brother Peter (Kristos Andrews) throw a wrench into those plans? Meanwhile, Lex (Tristan Rogers) is once again there for Sara when she needs him. Forget those kids' various daddies, I am so ready for Lex and Sara to bone!
Watch the latest webisode of The Bay—featuring As The World Turns and The Bold and the Beautiful's Michael Swan, Guiding Light's Scott Bailey and the debut of the fabulous Fiona Hutchison—after the jump!
Current and former Days of Our Lives stars Molly Burnett, Casey Deidrick, Mark Hapka, Lauren Boles, Terrell Ransom Jr. and a sunglass rocking Suzanne Rogers (pictured above) were among the DAYS and All My Children stars who attended the Samantha’s Friends fundraiser at Henry’s Hat on June 4, in Los Angeles. For more on Samantha’s Friends and how you can help, visit Samathas-Friends.org.
ABC Soaps in Depth is reporting Days of Our Lives alum and The Bay star Martha Madison is stepping in temporarily for Rebecca Herbst on General Hospital. According to the magazine, Herbst has viral meningitis, and Madison will replace her for about two weeks while she recovers.
Keith (Real Andrews) is still trying to run game on Marley's (Martha Madison) nanny, Colleen (Daphne Bloomer) in the latest installment of The Bay. Will he make good on his promise to help her reconnect with her biological daughter Vivian (Tanisha Lynn), or is he just trying to get in her drawers?
Meanwhile, Elliot (Charles Shaughnessy) is trying to help his daughter Isabella (Claire-Louise Sedgley) remember more about what happened the night she was raped. And of course we can't forget Brian (Dylan Bruce) and Zoey's (Taylor Stanley) potentially explosive engagement party! Cuckoo-for-Cocoa Puffs mad bomber Igor (Camden Toy) is holding fast to his claims that he and Brian were getting busy on the low-low. Is the seemingly-scorned whackadoodle really crazy enough to blow Sara Garrett (Mary Beth Evans) her family, friends and frenemies to kingdom come? Watch below to find out. READ MORE