10 Best Soap Opera Newbies of 2013



No. 10: Robert Scott Wilson, All My Children

All My Children's casting department won the showcase showdown when they found The Price is Right model Robert Scott Wilson for the role of Petey, err, Pete Cortlandt. Wilson brought charisma, charm, maturity and one killer bod to the part of Palmer (the late James Mitchell) and Opal's (Jill Larson) son.

Not even Wilson could save Pete's insipid relationship with virginal Celia (Jordan Lane Price) on the internet soap. However, the digital sparks Wilson and fellow outstanding newbie Brooke Newton created when Pete and Colby were sexing up our second screens, had us needing to download an app for cooling down our laptops, tablets and smartphones. 



Top 25 Shirtless Soap Hunks of 2013


Some soap operas dish up a buffet of shirtless soap hunks on nearly a daily basis, like General Hospital. Other soaps provide fans with a smattering of shirtless beefcake throughout the year, like The Young and the Restless. Here are Daytime Confidential's Top 25 Shirtless Soap Hunks of 2013. Share your favorites in the comments!


Soap Stars Deck The Halls at Hollywood Christmas Parade (PHOTOS)



The Young and the Restless' Doug Davidson, Beth Maitland and Hunter King were among the celebrities who took part in the Hollywood Christmas Parade. The annual event featured current and former soap stars from General Hospital, The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of Our Lives and One Life to Live, who joined familiar Y&R faces in the parade that benefits the Toys For Tots campaign. Check out more photos of your favorite stars after the jump!


One Life to Live’s Corbin Bleu Joins Dancing With The Stars


One Life to Live star and High School Musical alum Corbin Bleu has joined the Season 17 cast of Dancing with the Stars. Bleu’s addition was announced on Good Morning America Wednesday morning. 

He will compete against Saved by the Bell’s Elizabeth Berkley, Pretty Little Liars’ Brian Daugherty, comic Bill Engvall, legendary television star Valerie Harper, former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson, The Voice co-host and R&B singer Christina Milian, scientist Bill Nye, Jack OsbourneJersey Shore’s Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, The King of Queens and The Talk alum Leah Remini, and Glee's Amber Riley.