Michelle Ray Smith

Soap Stars Celebrate Daytime Stars & Strikes 10th Anniversary (PHOTOS)

Former Guiding Light, As the World Turns, One Life to Live and All My Children stars celebrated the 10th anniversary of Liz Keifer and Jerry verDorn's (pictured above with Thom Christopher and Robert S. Woods) Daytime Stars and Strikes at Bowlmor Lanes on October 13. Check out more photos of your soap favorites after the jump! READ MORE

Michelle Ray Smith Returns to Guiding Light


Ava Peralta returns to Springfield! According to the print edition of Soap Opera Digest, Michelle Ray Smith is back on Guiding Light taping Jeffrey's funeral. Her first airdate is Friday, July 24th. 

Michelle Ray Smith: "I Feel Like Coming Back”


Michelle Ray Smith feels like returning to Guiding Light. According to the January 6th Soap Opera Digest, being reported by Celebrity Baby Blog,  the actress talks about how, after giving birth to her son, she  “would love to work on the show and be written in more" and “now that I’ve got myself on a schedule, I feel like coming back.”

Do you want Ava to return to Springfield?

Michelle Ray Smith Returns for Christmas


Michelle Ray Smith is returning to Guiding Light  as Ava for Christmas, this according to We Love Soaps.

DC #270: CBS & DAYS Blatantly Using

On today's CBS and Days of Our Lives' Daytime Confidential episode Luke, Mike and Nicki discuss the latest on As the World Turns, The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of our Lives, Guiding Light and The Young and the Restless including...

Lily Snyder Guns It: Has As the World Turns' Lily Snyder lost it as she guns her car's engine to run down Carly? Can the writers get away with this happening to the character since Martha Bryne isn't in the role?

Blatantly Using Owen: Felicia getting her hooks into Owen Knight and she isn't the only one who wants a piece of him, so does Daytime Confidential's Nicki. Speaking of psychos, what's it going to take for Bridget to lose it and go crazy?

Cat Fights: Days of our Lives' Sami, Chloe and Nicole highly anticipated cat fight happened this last week and it didn't last long enough. What has happened to knock-down-drag-out cat fights?

Ava's Out:
Michelle Ray Smith is out as Ava on Guiding Light and the Daytime Confidential gang discusses where the show goes from here. Mike has some definite opinions on Cyrus' brother.

Raya Meddine Let Go: Word has it that Raya Meddine has been let go from The Young and the Restless and we're discussing which character would have been a better rival of Nikki for Victor's affection.

All this and much more on today's CBS and Days of our Lives show.

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BREAKING NEWS: Michelle Ray Smith Out!


This week's issue of Soap Opera Digest is reporting that Michelle Ray Smith who plays Ava Peralta Lewis on Guiding Light is officially out. There have been rumors swirling around the Internet for months of her departure, but the magazine has finally confirmed it.

Smith joined daytime's longest running drama in 2005. The article teases that her exit will include a not-so-shocking twist and the character will not be recast. She will be the third cast member to leave the show in four months. It makes you wonder what's going on at GL? The magazine states her last airdate is July 28th.