Sonia Isabelle takes us on the road of dramatic scenes to come, as Soap Opera Digest editorial director Stephanie Sloane gives us previews of what to expect this fall in our favorite soaps.

Actors Were Fans Once Too

In this issue of Soap Opera Digest, Stephanie Sloane tells us about current daytime TV actors and who they were big fans of while growing up. She tells us that Melissa Ordway, who plays Abby Newman on The Young and the Restless, was a viewer of the show before being a cast member and was a fan of Eileen Davidson, who ended up playing the role of her mother on the show.

Days of Our Lives actor Robert Scott Wilson also remembers watching The Young and the Restless with his grandmother and being a fan of Eric Braeden, while his co-star Sal Stowers says she was a big fan of Debbi Morgan, who also wound up playing her mother on All My Children.

New Soap Episodes This Fall

Soap Opera Digest also gives us a sneak peek of what we can expect from the characters and their relationships in upcoming episodes set to air in the coming months. Sloane tells us about characters from four of our favorite soaps:

'Bold and Beautiful'

"Steffy will battle with a pain pill addiction, Bill will make a choice between Brooke and Katie, and the romance between Carter and Zoe will heat up."

'Days of Our Lives'

"John and Marlena will deal with the after-effects of his medical crisis, Hope and Ben will look for Ciara, and Sami will shock everyone at the courtroom in the custody battle for her grandson."

'General Hospital'

"Carly and Jax will keep a shocking secret, Anna and Peter will get a blast from the past, and Robert will try to get to the bottom of Holly's death."

'The Young and the Restless'

"Amanda's connection to Hillary will be revealed, Phyllis and Abby will face-off, and the Abbott family will embark on an emotional journey connected to Dina."

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Teddi Mellencamp


Teddi Mellencamp will reportedly not be appearing on upcoming seasons of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

Beginning with season 8, Mellencamp has been a regular member of the RHOBH cast. The finale of season 10 recently aired, leaving fans waiting for filming to begin again. According to an exclusive source with, Mellencamp will not be returning.

The anonymous source, who was listed as a "production insider," told Daily Mail that the RHOBH producers found Teddi Mellencamp to be "boring and stale." They also noted that the other cast members do not particularly like her.

The insider said:

"She is boring and stale and does not offer anything to the franchise with her robotic and staged delivery when interacting with the other cast members."

Mellencamp was reportedly almost cut last season but the producers decided to give her a second chance. At this point in time, the decision seems final.

Bravo has yet to comment about the casting decision.


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