Jonathan Jackson Signs Recording Contract

Jonathan Jackson doesn’t just play a musician on TV. He is one! The Nashville star has scored a record deal.  Billboard is reporting Jackson has been signed to Loud & Proud Records. 
On his singing on Nashville leading to this new success, Jackson said:

Being a part of a show like Nashville, [with] the music side of it, I knew from the very beginning that it was extremely important and that they were obviously putting a lot into it.  […]  It was pretty easy to see that at the least, I would get more exposure as a singer. 

Jonathan Jackson and Steve Burton Reveal How Y&R’s “You Killed Romeo” Came About (VIDEO)

Wonder how former General Hospital costars Jonathan Jackson and Steve Burton arrived at their much buzzed about single, "You Killed Romeo" for The Young and the Restless? The friends took to YouTube to explain their collaboration.

According to Burton, the idea came to him after the song's title started floating around in his mind. Burton stated he toyed around with writing lyrics and decided to fill Jackson in on his opus. Once the pals started to converse about the song being used for Y&R, the rest was history. Watch the two discuss the creation of the song below!


DC #737: Sister Mary Clarence

On today's Daytime Confidential podcast Luke Kerr, Jamey Giddens, Jillian Bowe and Melodie Aikels dish the latest The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of Our Lives, General Hospital and The Young and the Restless headlines and storylines, including:

Eric and Quinn kiss on The Bold and the Beautiful? Is there anyone who actually wants to see Quinn end up in bed with the Forrester Paw Paw? Liam, Hope and Wyatt continue to cause drama for the Spencer, Forrester and Fuller families.

EJ sacrifices everything to save Sami from going to prison. Stefano makes EJ kiss his pinky ring and sign over every asset before he helps Sami. Abigail gets her V-Card swiped by Chad. JJ searches for a place to live. Jennifer discovers Theresa's embezzlement and fires her.

Sonny gets verbal diarrhea and splats Morgan's secret all over the wedding party. Will Lante learn the truth about Spixie's baby this week on General Hospital? Scrubs fans haven't had it easy with Kimberly McCullough off screen. With her return, the next time McCullough leaves General Hospital should she take Jason Thompson with her, so that Robin and Patrick can ride off into the sunset?

The Young and the Restless debuts Jonathan Jackson and Steve Burton's new song "You Killed Romeo." Dyldumb has a PTSD break from reality and kidnaps Adam and Chelsea's baby. Cane and Lily plot against Hilary. Nikki searches for her son.

Nashville Cast Appears at PaleyFest 2013 (PHOTOS)

Former General Hospital star Jonathon Jackson joined his Nashville co-stars Sam Palladio and Clare Bowen at PaleyFest 2013 on March 9. Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere (ex-Sarah, One Life to Live; ex-Lizzie, Guiding Light) and Charles Esten were also on hand for the panel. 

According to The Hollywood Reporter, a Nashville tour could be in the works.

A well-placed source tells THR that meetings are under way for a tour featuring Esten and co-stars Sam Palladio (Gunnar), Clare Bowen (Scarlett) and Jonathan Jackson (Avery) -- the show's professional singers. Stars Connie Britton (Rayna) and Hayden Panettiere (Juliette) would not participate. ABC declined comment.

See more photos from Nashville’s PaleyFest 2013 panel after the jump!

Frank Valentini Teases 50th Anniversary Plans For General Hospital

 In an interview with TV Guide, General Hospital’s Frank Valentini dishes about his plans with Ron Carlivati for the ABC soap’s 50th Anniversary celebration.
TV Guide Magazine: What can we expect to see at the Ball?

Valentini: There will be some big story reveals over a few days. We're now doing the sketches for the set and costume designs, which are going to be really exciting.  We'll have the characters sing and dance. We'll of course have (inaugural Dancing With the Stars champ) Kelly (Monaco, who plays Sam) dance. We might even bring (her DWTS partner) Val Chermkovskiy back.

Valentini also responds to questions about the possible guest returns of fan favorites, such as: Bobbie Spencer (Jackie Zeman), Audrey Hardy (Rachel Ames), Alan’s ghost (Stuart Damon), Lucky Spencer (Jonathan Jackson), Nikolas (Tyler Christopher), Lesley Webber (Denise Alexander) and Scotty Baldwin (Kin Shriner).