Fans of All My Children will forever remember Susan Lucci’s dramatic diva Erica Kane, but it looks like we will be seeing the funnier side of the pop culture icon! In a new TV Guide article, Devious Maids’ executive producer Eva Longoria gushes about Lucci’s comedic talents.
"She's hysterical — so amazing," raves Eva, who thinks Susan "missed her true calling. She's a strong comedic actress and the loveliest person you'd ever meet. Not at all the soap opera diva." READ MORE
Andy Cohen Names Brian Frons "Jackhole of the Week" During Susan Lucci's Appearance on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live!By Jamey Giddens on May 03, 2012
If I hadn't already been a big fan of Bravo's Andy Cohen, tonight's installment of his talk show Watch What Happens Live definitely would have done the trick! Cohen had The Avengers star Mark Ruffalo and soap goddess Susan Lucci on as guests.
During the chatfest, Cohen shared his memory of writing Lucci a letter when he was 19. Shocker of shockers, the All My Children legend actually went to lunch with her fanboy and continued to run into him over the years, as he climbed his way to the top of the television heap. Speaking of TV execs, Cohen won the love of soap fans worldwide when he named Brian Frons "Jackhole of the Week," due to the former ABC Daytime chief's decision to cancel All My Children. Awesomeness!
Want to find out more about Cohen's love for Lucci and All My Children? Pick up a copy of his new memoir, Most Talkative: Stories From The Frontlines of Pop Culture. Watch a clip from the soapgasmic episode of WWHL below!
I can't wait to see La Lucci play "Plead The Fifth"! Watch What Happens Live airs Mon-Thurs at 11 PM EST on Bravo.
Just as the residents of Wisteria Lane say farewell, Eva Longoria will be saying hello to the Devious Maids on ABC. According to Deadline, the Desperate Housewives star has signed on as the executive producer of Marc Cherry's latest scripted drama. Devious Maids revolves around four maids (Roselyn Sanchez, Ana Ortiz, Judy Reyes, and Dania Ramirez) who are dreaming of a better life, while working for the wealthy in Beverly Hills. Suds queen Susan Lucci will co-star as aging sexpot Genevieve Delacourt, who starts to lose her marbles. After years of being a drop dead gorgeous vixen, the Beverly Hills housewife is left with going after her Armenian pool boy to prove she can still reel the boys in.
Kelli Williams Talks Going From Watching Susan Lucci on Soaps to Getting The "Evil Eye" From Her on Army WivesBy Jillian Bowe on March 20, 2012
Who says primetime actors can't get a bit gobsmacked meeting a soap legend? Army Wives' Kelli Williams dished with our buddies over at Zap2It about what viewers can expect when her character Jackie mixes it up with the other wives. The actress revealed what it was like working with All My Children diva and soap icon Susan Lucci, after watching her for years onscreen. Williams stated: READ MORE
A mini All My Children reunion kicks off on Lifetime's mega hit soap, Army Wives this coming Sunday night. Suds queen Susan Lucci will appear in the episode as Audrey Whitaker, a powerful Army wife, who sets out to help Claudia Joy Holden (fellow AMC alum Kim Delaney) face off against a new foe. Judging from the soapgasmic teaser below, La Lucci is gonna bring it and then some!