Soap Opera Stars In Primetime: Upcoming Guest Appearances

ALL MY CHILDREN's Justin Bruening recurs in
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Daytime, primetime and indie soap stars are everywhere in 2012: The Year of the Soap! Below are some of the upcoming guest appearances by soap stars on primetime shows. We update this list every few days.

SEPTEMBER
17 SWITCHED AT BIRTH - Victoria Platt (ex-Vicky, GUIDING LIGHT); Justin Bruening (ex-Jamie, ALL MY CHILDREN) recurs
18 COVERT AFFAIRS - Agnes Bruckner (ex-Bridget, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL)
18 WHITE COLLAR - Scott Evans (ex-Oliver, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
24 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER - Ashley Williams (ex-Dani, AS THE WORLD TURNS)
24 CASTLE - Jack Coleman (ex-Jake, DAYS OF OUR LIVES), Geoff Pierson (ex-Frank, RYAN'S HOPE)
24 BONES - Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
25 NEW GIRL - Parker Posey (ex-Tess, AS THE WORLD TURNS)
25 VEGAS - William Russ (ex-Tucker, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
25 NCIS: LOS ANGELES - Erick Avari (ex-Omar, DAYS OF OUR LIVES)
25 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Mädchen Amick (ex-Shelly, TWIN PEAKS)
25 PRIVATE PRACTICE - Alex Rocco (ex-Christopher, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
26 CSI - Billy Magnussen (ex-Casey, AS THE WORLD TURNS), Craig Sheffer (ex-Ian, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
26 CRIMINAL MINDS - Bianca D'Ambrosio (ex-Summer, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
27 GREY'S ANATOMY - Steven Culp (ex-Dan, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
28 MADE IN JERSEY - Donna Murphy (ex-Morgan, ANOTHER WORLD)
28 CSI: NEW YORK - Brooklyn Silzer (Emma, GENERAL HOSPITAL)
28 HAVEN - Bree Williamson (ex-Jessica, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) recurs
28 666 PARK AVENUE - Enrique Murciano (ex-Francisco, SPYDER GAMES)
30 DEXTER - Calista Flockhart (ex-Elise, GUIDING LIGHT)
30 666 Park Avenue - Victor Slezak (ex-Silas, AS THE WORLD TURNS)

OCTOBER
  1 CASTLE - Jodi Lyn O’Keefe (ex-Maggie, ANOTHER WORLD)
  2 RAISING HOPE - Tippi Hedren (ex-Helen, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL)
  2 NCIS - Jessica Collins (Avery, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
  2 NCIS: LOS ANGELES - Kate McNeil (ex-Karen, AS THE WORLD TURNS), Anthony Azizi (ex-Omar, LOST)
  4 SCANDAL - Sam McMurray (ex-Phil, THE EDGE OF NIGHT)
  5 JAKE AND THE NEVERLAND PIRATES - Tiffani Thiessen (ex-Valeri, BEVERLY HILLS, 90210); Tori Spelling (ex-Donna, BEVERLY HILLS, 90210) recurs
  8 HAWAII FIVE-0 - Cynthia Watros (ex-Annie, GUIDING LIGHT)
10 ARROW - Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL); Annie Ilonzeh (ex-Maya, GENERAL HOSPITAL) recurs, John Barrowman (Captain Jack, TORCHWOOD) recurs
11 30 ROCK - Bryan Cranston (ex-Doug, LOVING)
Jenna, discouraged by the disappointing sales of her summer dance hit, is thrilled to learn that Kenneth’s mother and her boyfriend (Cranston) still buy music.
12 EMILY OWENS, M.D. - Jack Coleman (ex-Steven, DYNASTY)
14 COPPER - Andrew Jackson (ex-Stephen, ALL MY CHILDREN)
16 HART OF DIXIE - Laura Bell Bundy (ex-Marah, GUIDING LIGHT)
18 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Luke Macfarlane (ex-Scotty, BROTHERS & SISTERS)
18 IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA - Danielle Parker (ex-Emma, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD NCIS - Billy Dee Williams (ex-Jim, GUIDING LIGHT)

NOVEMBER
  8 IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA - Danielle Parker (ex-Emma, ALL MY CHILDREN)

DECEMBER
TBD ROYAL PAINS - Emma Caulfied (ex-Lorraine, GENERAL HOSPITAL)

2012
TBD THE VAMPIRE DIARIES - Blake Hood (Kyle, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
TBD THE VAMPIRE DIARIES - Alyssa Diaz (ex-Celia, AS THE WORLD TURNS)
TBD CASTLE - Tamara Braun (ex-Carly, GENERAL HOSPITAL)
Braun will play Natalia Roosevelt, a sexy bar owner and city council woman who was seen with the victim of the Hamptons' first homicide investigation.
TBD DEXTER - Harold Perrineau (ex-Michael, LOST), Jimmy Smits (ex-Matthew, THE WEST WING)
TBD WHITE COLLAR - Rebecca Mader (ex-Margaret, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
TBD THE WEDDING BAND - Lesli Kay (Felicia, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL)
TBD SONS OF ANARCHY - Wanda De Jesus (ex-Iris, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD HOMELAND - Valerie Cruz (ex-Isabel, TRUE BLOOD)
TBD ARROW - Kelly Hu (ex-Rae, SUNSET BEACH)
TBD AMERICAN DAD - Sarah Michelle Gellar (ex-Kendall, ALL MY CHILDREN); Nathan Fillion (ex-Joey, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
TBD FAMILY GUY - Ryan Reynolds (ex-Billy, FIFTEEN); Jon Hamm (Don, MAD MEN)
TBD THE CLEVELAND SHOW - Bryan Cranston (ex-Doug, LOVING)
TBD BOB'S BURGERS - Kevin Kline (ex-Woody, SEARCH FOR TOMORROW)
TBD CHICAGO FIRE - Meghann Fahy (ex-Hannah, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
TBD WAREHOUSE 13 - Kate Mulgrew (ex-Mary, RYAN'S HOPE)
TBD NECESSARY ROUGHNESS - Tamara Braun (ex-Reese, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD 90210 - Jason Thompson (Patrick, GENERAL HOSPITAL)
TBD HAVEN - Nolan North (ex-Dr. Chris Ramsey, PORT CHARLES)
TBD CRIMINAL MINDS - Ray Wise (ex-Jamie, LOVE OF LIFE)
TBD WHITE COLLAR - Emily Procter (ex-Ainsley, THE WEST WING)
TBD REVOLUTION - Jeff Fahey (ex-Gary, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
TBD PERSON OF INTEREST - Ken Leung (ex-Miles, LOST)
TBD ZACK STONE IS GONNA BE FAMOUS - Molly Burnett (Melanie, DAYS OF OUR LIVES); Shelley Hennig (ex-Stephanie, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) recurs
TBD ELEMENTARY - David Harbour (ex-Shanks, AS THE WORLD TURNS)
TBD BEATY AND THE BEAST - Kelly Overton (ex-Rain, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD ONCE UPON A TIME - Jorge Garcia (ex-Hurley, LOST)
TBD REVENGE - Alyvia Alyn Lind (Faith, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
TBD THE GOOD WIFE - Miriam Shor (ex-Cricket, GCB)
TBD SCANDAL - Brenda Strong (Ann, DALLAS)
TBD THE MIDDLE - Bailey Buntain (Ginny, BUNHEADS)
TBD BONES - Brian McNamara (Michael, ARMY WIVES)
TBD HAWAII FIVE-0 - Lee Meriwether (ex-Ruth, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD BODY OF PROOF - Michael Nouri (ex-Caleb, ALL MY CHILDREN), Ray Wise (ex-Jamie, LOVE OF LIFE)
TBD HAPPILY DIVORCED - Joan Collins (ex-Alexandra, GUIDING LIGHT)
TBD BODY OF PROOF - Annie Wersching (ex-Amelia, GNERAL HOSPITAL) in multi-episode story arc

If you see a name missing or find out an official airdate, add it in our Comments section. We've included one familiar role for each actor (many of them are known for several roles).

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2 comments:

  1. OCT 19 CSI: NEW YORK - Neal McDonough (ex-Dave, Desperate Housewives)

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  2. I have to make sure that I watch the airing of "The Cleveland Show" when guest star Bryan Cranston is featured. The great part about it is that I don’t have to be home in order to catch this episode or schedule and DVR timers for it because my Hopper is going to automatically records it for me! I work for Dish and I can tell you that the Hopper has a Primetime Anytime feature that is going to automatically record all of my prime time shows that come on CBS, NBC, FOX and ABC everyday in HD. Not only does this DVR record four shows automatically for me at once, but I can also record two additional shows while those are recording. I have full DVR capabilities in all four rooms of my house, and I can skip my recorded commercials entirely!

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