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Booked and Busy: Eva Longoria to Lead CNN+'s 'Searching For Mexico' Docuseries

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Don't count out a soap star! Daytime-turned-primetime staple Rome Flynn isn't just on Prime's new show With Love; he's also starring on the new season of Netflix's Raising DionGeneral Hospital's Carolyn Hennesy is getting animated, while A-lister Eva Longoria will explore Mexican culinary traditions in the coming year. 

The Bold and the Beautiful

  • Rome Flynn (ex-Zende) appears as Tevin on Season 2 of Raising Dion on Netflix, premiering Feb. 1
Rome Flynn Raising Dion

Days of Our Lives

  • Taylor Spreitler (ex-Mia) will guest star on CBS' Young Sheldon as Sam; the episode, "An Expensive Glitch And A Good-Off Room," airs Jan. 6 at 8 PM EST
  • Meredith Scott Lynn (ex-Anne) shared on Instagram that she recently filmed an episode of Station 19
  • Gabrielle Haugh (ex-Jade) stars in Ted Bundy: American Boogeyman, out now
  • Allison Paige (ex-Bev) stars in the Western thriller Wild Game, out Dec. 17
  • Shawn Christian (ex-Daniel) headlines the short film Stud, at select festivals now

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General Hospital

  • Cassandra James (Terry) shared on Twitter that she stars in the holiday film A Christmas Sunset, available now on Amazon Prime Video; watch it here
  • Zachary Garred (ex-Levi) stars in the film The Seance, available on Apple TV and iTunes Dec. 28
  • Carolyn Hennesy (Diane) will voice Mrs. Godfrey in the animated series Big Nate, based on the books and comic strip of the same name by Lincoln Peirce, slated for debut on Paramount+ in 2022

Guiding Light

  • Taye Diggs (ex-Sugar) is set to co-host the Critics Choice TV Awards with Nicole Byer; the show will be simulcast on The CW and TBS on Jan. 9 from 7 PM EST 


  • Jesse Metcalfe (ex-Miguel) will star in the GAC Family film Harmony from the Heart opposite Jessica Lowndes, premiering Feb. 12; he plays heart surgeon Blake Williams

The Young and the Restless 

  • Eva Longoria (ex-Isabella) will star in a docuseries called Eva Longoria: Searching For Mexico, slated to launch in 2022 on CNN+; the six-part series, which will see Longoria exploring her Mexican heritage through food and drink, will be a conti of the hit Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy
  • Loren Lott (ex-Ana)'s historical drama The Porter will premiere in Feb. 2022, the star announced on Instagram