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Five Soap Hunks Who Should Have Been Contenders For Sexiest Man Alive

People named Maroon 5 frontman and The Voice judge Adam Levine this year's Sexiest Man Alive and while the magazine made a good choice, we couldn't help thinking there were a few soap hunks who should have been in contention for the prize.

Check out our picks and then tell us which soap hunks you think should have been included among the Sexiest Men Alive!


PC #70: Almost Human American Horror Story of a Sleepy Hollow

On today's Pop Confidential Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe, Melodie Aikels and Jenna Dorsi dish the latest in TV, movie and pop culture headlines and storylines, including:

Jillian shocks Jamey with an American Horror Story: Coven storyline twist that has him hyperventilating. Almost Human premieres on Fox. Will the PC gang be tuning in for more? Sleepy Hollow reveals another connection to the Headless Horseman. Once Upon a Time reveals the shocking identity of Peter Pan.

The Best Man Holiday hits theaters and nearly takes down Thor: The Dark World.

All this and juicy celebrity gossip on today's Pop Confidential. 


DC #742: Shut Up, Effie

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 storylines and headlines, including:

The Bold and the Beautiful nears a five year high in the ratings. The Logan sisters take on Bill Spencer.

The fallout from Kristen's sex tape continues to rock Salem on Days of Our Lives. Peggy McCay lets it slip that Will and Sonny will be getting married.

Spixie and Lante face off in court on General Hospital. Ron Carlivati will have to write Tristan Rogers' Robert Scorpio out, because the actor is returning to The Young and the Restless.

Billy Miller is out at The Young and the Restless and is being replaced by David Tom in the role of Billy Abbott. Amelia Heinle renews her contract. Is Steve Burton being flown in to do Y&R? 


TNT Sets Feb. 24 Return Date For Dallas

Get ready for more bulging belt buckles and brawling brethren. Or should that be cockfighting cousins? TNT has announced a Feb. 24 debut for the third season of Dallas. READ MORE

Another World Legend George Reinholt Dead at 73

The daytime soap opera community is mourning the loss of one of its brightest stars. George Reinholt, who shot to superstardom as Steve Frame on Another World in the 60's and 70's, reportedly died of cancer on Nov. 11. He was 73. READ MORE

Ratings, Rants and Raves: The Bold and the Beautiful SOARS to Almost 5-Year High in Total Viewers!

I haven't written this column since Bob Barker was a wee lad, but the bananas ratings surge of CBS Daytime's The Bold and the Beautiful during the week of November 4-8 (Source: Soap Opera Network) was definitely inspiration enough to bring me out of the Rest Home For Retired Ranters and Ravers. Don't eat the pudding.

B&B went up 194,000 total viewers over the previous week, hitting 3.8 million viewers — that's the highest number of eyeballs for the half-hour sudser since the week of January 26-30, 2009! READ MORE