Soap Opera Stars In Primetime: Upcoming Guest Appearances

Y&R's Melissa Claire Egan appears in BONES next week
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
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 PARKS AND RECREATION - Lucy Lawless (Xena, XENA)
Ron finds himself filling a pothole for a local mom (Lawless).
  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 CRIMINAL MINDS - Mackenzie Phillips (ex-Rachel, GUIDING LIGHT), Victoria Platt (ex-Vicky, 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)
14 THE GOOD WIFE - Miriam Shor (ex-Cricket, GCB)
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)
19 CSI: NEW YORK - Neal McDonough (ex-Dave, Desperate Housewives)
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 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
TBD HOT IN CLEVELAND - Eddie Cibrian (ex-Cole, SUNSET BEACH)

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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1 comment:

  1. TBD - THE GOOD WIFE - John Shea (Harold, Gossip Girl). Potentially recurring character as Cary's father.

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