Days of Our Lives

PC #74: Podcast Exclusive - Jackie Collins on New Novel, Cookbook and Planned Hollywood Wives TV Serial

She's provided readers with countless, delicious stories over the years, now New York Times and Amazon Best Selling author Jackie Collins is giving celebrity foodies a run for their aprons with The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook. The unmatched, modern day Scheherazade also has a new, steamy fictional read out, Confessions of a Wild Child, which details the teen years of her most iconic heroine — Lucky Santangelo.

Collins returns to the Pop Confidential podcast, to dish with Jamey Giddens and Luke Kerr about her new projects. She shares deets on the planned movie version of Confessions, and a 13-part television update for her biggest best seller ever, Hollywood Wives

A major boob tube lover, Collins reveals what she's watching this season, from The Good Wife and The Black List, to her current favorite serialized drama, Showtime's Shameless. All this and so much more in this juicy edition of Pop Confidential!

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Sarah Brown on Beacon Hill: "Sort of Like Going Back to College When I Studied Political Science"

Before taking part in General Hospital's recent "Carlypalooza", soap mega star Sarah Brown signed on for quite the political party, by accepting a starring role in Crystal Chappell's Beacon Hill.  In the ambitious online serial, Brown plays hot shot State Representative Katherine Wesley, who shares a steamy past with reporter Sara Preston (All My Children's Alicia Minshew).

Does Brown notice any difference in acting on a web soap, as opposed to a daytime sudser? "No, I wouldn't say there are any differences. The acting process is not different for a web series."

Brown admits there was quite the learning curve involved with becoming versed in Beacon Hill's world of political intrigue. READ MORE

DC #757: The Da Vinci Code

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:

Is Hope pregnant with Wyatt's child on The Bold and the Beautiful? Should Quinn and Liam have hate sex?

Daniel is drugged on Days of Our Lives. Has Lucas become the new Roman? Does Carrie need to return to Salem for a final storyline with Sami before Alison Sweeney leaves? Should Austin Peck return as Austin? What happened to JJ's storyline. It used to be "must see," but now it's a snore.

Dr. O and Madeline are sisters on General Hospital. Maxie returns to Port Charles with a wombat in tow. Lulu and Dante get their son back and give him a new name. 

Why are new characters on General Hospital and The Young and the Restless being introduced with complicated, secret back stories? Do fans care about stories that happen off screen, or do they want to see them play out in the present?

The Young and the Restless is throwing a fashion show and the DC crew is loving it. Lily having a female rival is bringing the character alive. Who is Leslie's mysterious new husband? Neil and Hilary kiss, but is Devon falling for her?

All this and much more on today's Daytime Confidential podcast!

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Days of Our Lives' Greg Vaughan and Wife Split




Days of Our Lives star Greg Vaughan and wife, model/actress Touriya, have separated after nine years of marriage. Vaughan made the announcement on Instagram and stated:

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Justin Gaston OUT; Rob Wilson IN at Days of Our Lives!




Salem U.S.A. is going through a bit of a casting shakeup. According to Soap Opera Digest, Justin Gaston (Ben) has been replaced at Days of Our Lives by All My Children's Rob Wilson (ex-Pete). READ MORE

Days of Our Lives and The Fosters Recognized at 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards (PHOTOS)

Days of Our Lives' Kate Mansi and Guy Wilson attended the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton on April 12. The event recognized their NBC soap for Outstanding Daily Drama.

The Fosters, which stars Sherri Saum (ex-Keri Reynolds, OLTL) and Teri Polo, won Outstanding Drama Series.

Former General Hospital star Anne Jeffreys (ex-Amanda Barrington) also walked the red carpet. Check out more photos after the jump!

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