Soap operas were of the millions of television projects impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Celebrity Page co-host Sonia Isabelle joined Editorial Director of Soap Opera Digest Stephanie Sloane to gain an inside scoop on new storylines, casting updates, and yearly highlights from all your favorite soaps.
For fans of Young and the Restless, Jason Thompson will be the focus of another special stand-alone episode as his character Billy will be seen behind bars. Jason tells us that he did not know about the episode until he saw the script with his name all over it. The daytime drama star shares his love for dream sequences like this because of its fun nature.
Stephanie Sloane also shares the best and worst of soaps in 2020. General Hospital scored big with best show and best story as character Mike fights a tough battle with Alzheimer's. Bold and the Beautiful won most shocking twist with Thomas falling in love with the mannequin. Days of Our Lives' character Hope Brady played by Kristian Alfonso won worst exit.
Kristian Alfonso's Heartfelt Goodbye
We also learned some news about who will be returning to your favorite daytime serials. Leann Hunley and Thaao Penghlis are returning to Days as Anna and Tony; Jason Canela and Eva LaRue will be back on Young and the Restless for for Sharon and Ray's New Years Eve wedding; General Hospital's Réal Andrews had to be recasted for a couple of episodes by Asante Jones.
Follow our soap opera digest page to learn more about television's daytime dramas.
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