Soap Opera Stars In Primetime: Upcoming Guest Appearances

Vanessa Marcil plays a therapist on HAWAII FIVE-0 Nov. 26
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.

NOVEMBER
14 THE MIDDLE - Marsha Mason (ex-Judith, LOVE OF LIFE)
14 THE NEIGHBORS - Leslie Jordan (ex-Brother Boy, SORDID LIVES)
14 CSI - Terrell Ransom Jr. (Theo, DAYS OF OUR LIVES); Meta Golding (ex-Brianna, LOVING)
15 PERSON OF INTEREST - Ken Leung (ex-Miles, LOST)
16 CSI: NEW YORK - Mark Moses (ex-Paul, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES); Gareth Williams (ex-Mike, DAWSON'S CREEK)
17 WEDDING BAND - Josh Sussan (Jacob, GLEE)
19 HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER - Joe Manganiello (Alcide, TRUE BLOOD)
20 BEN & KATE - Amber Stevens (ex-Ashleigh, GREEK)
20 GO ON - Lauren Graham (Sarah, PARENTHOOD)
20 THE NEW NORMAL - Jackie Hoffman (ex-Eunice, ONE LIFE TO LIVE); Sterling Sulieman (Nate, PRETTY LITTLE LIARS)
25 REVENGE - Adrienne Barbeau (ex-Suzanne, GENERAL HOSPITAL); EJ Bonilla (ex-Rafe, GUIDING LIGHT)
Hindsight's 20/20 when a flashback to 2006 has Victoria getting a surprise visit from her estranged mother (Barbeau), triggering memories of her tumultuous upbringing.
25 666 PARK AVENUE - Teddy Sears (ex-Chad, ONE LIFE TO LIVE
26 HAWAII FIVE-0 - Vanessa Marcil (ex-Brenda, GENERAL HOSPITAL)
Marcil guest stars as a therapist who McGarrett believes committed murder.
27 RAISING HOPE - Leann Hunley (ex-Anna, DAYS OF OUR LIVES)
27 THE NEW NORMAL - Shannen Doherty (ex-Brenda, BEVERLY HILLS, 90210)
Despite wanting to be surprised, Bryan and David accidentally find out the sex of their baby. The slip brings one dad-to-be closer to his dream family -- minus marrying Kelly Kapowski (Doherty) -- but creates a growing concern for the other that he won’t know how to connect with his child.
28 HAPPILY DIVORCED - Joan Collins (ex-Alexandra, GUIDING LIGHT)

DECEMBER
  2 REVENGE - Adrienne Barbeau (ex-Suzanne, GENERAL HOSPITAL); EJ Bonilla (ex-Rafe, GUIDING LIGHT)
Nolan is confronted with a skeleton from his past (Bonilla plays Marco)
  2 666 PARK AVENUE - Whoopi Goldberg (Carmen, GLEE); Teddy Sears (ex-Chad, ONE LIFE TO LIVE
  6 LAST RESORT - Sam Page (ex-Trey, ALL MY CHILDREN)
Page will play Connor, military tech whiz Kylie’s (Autumn Reeser) confident and entitled older brother.
  7 HAVEN - Nolan North (ex-Chris, PORT CHARLES)
  9 REVENGE - Alyvia Alyn Lind (Faith, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
16 REVENGE - Alyvia Alyn Lind (Faith, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
TBD ROYAL PAINS - Emma Caulfied (ex-Lorraine, GENERAL HOSPITAL)
TBD PERSON OF INTEREST - Sterling K. Brown (Roland, ARMY WIVES)

JANUARY
  7 DECEPTION - Bree Williamson (ex-Jessica, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
12 WEDDING BAND - James Marsters (ex-Spike, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER)
TBD CASTLE - Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis, GENERAL HOSPITAL); Jack Wagner (ex-Nick, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL)
TBD CSI: NEW YORK - Jeff Branson (Ronan, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
TBD COUGAR TOWN - Shirley Jones (ex-Colleen, DAYS OF OUR LIVES)

2012
TBD HOT IN CLEVELAND - Jack Wagner (ex-Frisco, GENERAL HOSPITAL)
TBD HAWAII FIVE-0 - Lindsay Price (ex-Michael, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL)
Price has been cast as a possible new love interest for Chin. She will play Leilani, a nurse at a Hawaii prison.
TBD THE GOOD WIFE - Kyle MacLachlan (ex-Orson, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES)
TBD THE MOB DOCTOR - Michael Graziadei (Daniel, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
Graziadei will play Louis, a member of Constantine’s crew who, after turning on Jordana Spiro’s Grace, finds a foe in Nate (AS THE WORLD TURNS alum Jesse Lee Soffer).
TBD 90210 - Adam Gregory (Thomas, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL)
TBD COUGAR TOWN - Lexi Ainsworth (ex-Kristina, GENERAL HOSPITAL)
TBD THE VAMPIRE DIARIES - Alyssa Diaz (ex-Celia, AS THE WORLD TURNS)
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 WHITE COLLAR - Diahann Carroll (ex-Dominique, DYNASTY)
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 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 WAREHOUSE 13 - Kate Mulgrew (ex-Mary, RYAN'S HOPE)
TBD NECESSARY ROUGHNESS - Tamara Braun (ex-Reese, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD HAVEN - Nolan North (ex-Chris, 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 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 THE MIDDLE - Bailey Buntain (Ginny, BUNHEADS)
TBD BONES - Brian McNamara (Michael, ARMY WIVES)
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 SHAMELESS - Vanessa Bell Calloway (ex-Yvonne, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD HOT IN CLEVELAND - Eddie Cibrian (ex-Cole, SUNSET BEACH)
TBD THE GOOD WIFE - John Shea (Harold, GOSSIP GIRL)
TBD THE GOOD WIFE - Stockard Channing (ex-Abbey, THE WEST WING)
TBD GRIMM - Jason Gedrick (ex-Nick, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES)
TBD HOMELAND - F. Murray Abraham (ex-Joshua, HOW TO SURVIVE A MARRIAGE) will recur
TBD MEN AT WORK - Meredith Hagner (ex-Liberty, AS THE WORLD TURNS)
TBD THE LEAGUE - Elizabeth Hendrickson (Chloe, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
TBD THE NEW NORMAL - Sterling Sulieman (ex-Dre, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD 666 PARK AVENUE - Wendy Moniz (ex-Dinah, GUIDING LIGHT)
TBD HANNIBAL - Ellen Greene (ex-Primrose, THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS)
TBD GO ON - Vanessa Bell Calloway (ex-Yvonne, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD SHAMELESS - Bradley Whitford (ex-Josh, THE WEST WING)
TBD PERSON OF INTEREST - Julian Sands (ex-Vladimir, 24)
TBD CSI: NEW YORK - David Fumero (ex-Cristian, ONE LIFE TO LIVE) will appear this season in episode 9
TBD THE NEW NORMAL (Matt Bomer, GUIDING LIGHT)
TBD ANGER MANAGEMENT - Carolyn Hennesy (Diane, GENERAL HOSPITAL)
TBD CSI: NEW YORK - Melissa Fumero (ex-Adriana, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
TBD THE GOOD WIFE - T.R. Knight (ex-George, GREY'S ANATOMY)
TBD HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER - Ashley Williams (ex-Dani, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - This episode was originally scheduled for October 29.

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 BEN & KATE - Brittany Snow (ex-Susan Lemay, GUIDING LIGHT).

    Also, David Fumero's guest appearance on CSI: NY has an airdate of November 30.

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