Soap Opera Stars In Primetime: Upcoming Guest Appearances

Y&R's Jeff Branson will guest star in CSI: NEW YORK on
January 4
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.

DECEMBER
11 HART OF DIXIE - Laura Bell Bundy (ex-Marah, GUIDING LIGHT); JoBeth Williams (ex-Carrie, SOMERSET); Christopher Curry (ex-Russ, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
12 THE MIDDLE - John Cullum (ex-David, THE EDGE OF NIGHT)
13 PERSON OF INTEREST - Jessica Collins (Avery, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS); Sterling K. Brown (Roland, ARMY WIVES) recurs
14 MALIBU COUNTRY - Charles Malik Whitfield (ex-Ben, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
16 ROYAL PAINS - Emma Caulfied (ex-Lorraine, GENERAL HOSPITAL)
19 CHICAGO FIRE - Jeff Lima (ex-Bryon, GUIDING LIGHT)
25 RIZZOLI & ISLES - Colin Egglesfield (ex-Josh, ALL MY CHILDREN); Josh Kelly (ex-Cutter, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
26 HAPPILY DIVORCED - Cyndi Lauper (Guest Star, AS THE WORLD TURNS)
29 MADE IN JERSEY - Donna Murphy (ex-Morgan, ANOTHER WORLD)

JANUARY 2013
  3 ELEMENTARY - Mark Moses (ex-Paul, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES)
  4 CSI: NEW YORK - Jeff Branson (Ronan, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
  4 BLUE BLOODS - Paul Anthony Stewart (ex-Danny, GUIDING LIGHT)
  6 THE GOOD WIFE - James Rebhorn (ex-Bradley, GUIDING LIGHT); Tamara Tunie (ex-Jessica, AS THE WORLD TURNS); T.R. Knight (ex-George, GREY'S ANATOMY); Susan Misner (ex-Grace, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
  6 THE MENTALIST - Judi Evans (Adrienne, DAYS OF OUR LIVES)
  7 DECEPTION - Bree Williamson (ex-Jessica, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
12 WEDDING BAND - James Marsters (ex-Spike, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER)
19 WEDDING BAND - Ashley Williams (ex-Dani, AS THE WORLD TURNS)
22 WHITE COLLAR - Scott Evans (ex-Oliver, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
TBD CASTLE - Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis, GENERAL HOSPITAL); Jack Wagner (ex-Nick, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL)
TBD COUGAR TOWN - Shirley Jones (ex-Colleen, DAYS OF OUR LIVES)

2012/2013
TBD DON'T TRUST THE B IN APARTMENT 23 - Richard Dean Anderson (ex-Jeff, GENERAL HOSPITAL)
TBD 30 ROCK - Rebecca Mader (ex-Morgan, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD 90210 - Adam Gregory (Thomas, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL)
TBD AMERICAN DAD - Sarah Michelle Gellar (ex-Kendall, ALL MY CHILDREN); Nathan Fillion (ex-Joey, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
TBD ANGER MANAGEMENT - Carolyn Hennesy (Diane, GENERAL HOSPITAL)
TBD BEATY AND THE BEAST - Kelly Overton (ex-Rain, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD BEN & KATE - Brittany Snow (ex-Susan, GUIDING LIGHT)
TBD THE BIG C - Brian Dennehy (ex-Jake, DYNASTY)
TBD BOB'S BURGERS - Kevin Kline (ex-Woody, SEARCH FOR TOMORROW)
TBD BODY OF PROOF - Michael Nouri (ex-Caleb, ALL MY CHILDREN), Ray Wise (ex-Jamie, LOVE OF LIFE)
TBD BODY OF PROOF - Annie Wersching (ex-Amelia, GNERAL HOSPITAL)
TBD BODY OF PROOF - Lorraine Toussaint (Dr. Watkins, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
TBD BONES - Brian McNamara (Michael, ARMY WIVES)
TBD THE CLEVELAND SHOW - Bryan Cranston (ex-Doug, LOVING)
TBD COUGAR TOWN - Lexi Ainsworth (ex-Kristina, GENERAL HOSPITAL)
TBD CRIMINAL MINDS - Michelle Trachtenberg (Georgina, GOSSIP GIRL)
TBD CRIMINAL MINDS - Ray Wise (ex-Jamie, LOVE OF LIFE)
TBD CSI - Spencer Grammer (ex-Lucy, AS THE WORLD TURNS)
TBD CSI - Jeff Branson (Ronan, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
TBD DEXTER - Harold Perrineau (ex-Michael, LOST), Jimmy Smits (ex-Matthew, THE WEST WING)
TBD ELEMENTARY - David Harbour (ex-Shanks, AS THE WORLD TURNS)
TBD FAMILY GUY - Ryan Reynolds (ex-Billy, FIFTEEN); Jon Hamm (Don, MAD MEN)
TBD GO ON - Vanessa Bell Calloway (ex-Yvonne, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD THE GOOD WIFE - Kyle MacLachlan (ex-Orson, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES)
TBD THE GOOD WIFE - T.R. Knight (ex-George, GREY'S ANATOMY)
TBD THE GOOD WIFE - John Shea (Harold, GOSSIP GIRL)
TBD THE GOOD WIFE - Stockard Channing (ex-Abbey, THE WEST WING)
TBD HANNIBAL - Ellen Greene (ex-Primrose, THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS)
TBD HAVEN - Nolan North (ex-Chris, PORT CHARLES)
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 HOMELAND - F. Murray Abraham (ex-Joshua, HOW TO SURVIVE A MARRIAGE) will recur
TBD HOMELAND - Valerie Cruz (ex-Isabel, TRUE BLOOD)
TBD HOT IN CLEVELAND - Eddie Cibrian (ex-Cole, SUNSET BEACH); Cameron Mathison (ex-Ryan, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD HOT IN CLEVELAND - Jack Wagner (ex-Frisco, GENERAL HOSPITAL)
TBD HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER - Ashley Williams (ex-Dani, AS THE WORLD TURNS) - This episode was originally scheduled for October 29.
TBD THE LEAGUE - Elizabeth Hendrickson (Chloe, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS)
TBD MEN AT WORK - Meredith Hagner (ex-Liberty, AS THE WORLD TURNS)
TBD THE MIDDLE - Bailey Buntain (Ginny, BUNHEADS)
TBD MISTRESSES - JoBeth Williams (ex-Brandy, GUIDING LIGHT)
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 MODERN FAMILY - Billy Dee Williams (ex-Jim, GUIDING LIGHT)
TBD NECESSARY ROUGHNESS - Tamara Braun (ex-Reese, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD THE NEW NORMAL - Sterling Sulieman (ex-Dre, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD THE NEW NORMAL - Matt Bomer (ex-Ben, GUIDING LIGHT)
TBD PERSON OF INTEREST - Julian Sands (ex-Vladimir, 24)
TBD PORTLANDIA - Roseanne Barr (ex-Jennifer, GENERAL HOSPITAL)
TBD REVOLUTION - Jeff Fahey (ex-Gary, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
TBD SHAMELESS - Bradley Whitford (ex-Josh, THE WEST WING)
TBD SHAMELESS - Vanessa Bell Calloway (ex-Yvonne, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD SMASH - Sheryl Lee Ralph (ex-Laura, SEARCH FOR TOMORROW)
TBD SONS OF ANARCHY - Wanda De Jesus (ex-Iris, ALL MY CHILDREN)
TBD THE VAMPIRE DIARIES - Alyssa Diaz (ex-Celia, AS THE WORLD TURNS)
TBD WAREHOUSE 13 - Kate Mulgrew (ex-Mary, RYAN'S HOPE)
TBD WEB THERAPY - Meg Ryan (ex-Betsy, AS THE WORLD TURNS)
TBD THE WEDDING BAND - Lesli Kay (Felicia, THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL)
TBD WHITE COLLAR - Rebecca Mader (ex-Margaret, ONE LIFE TO LIVE)
TBD WHITE COLLAR - Diahann Carroll (ex-Dominique, DYNASTY)
TBD WHITE COLLAR - Emily Procter (ex-Ainsley, THE WEST WING)
TBD ZACK STONE IS GONNA BE FAMOUS - Molly Burnett (Melanie, DAYS OF OUR LIVES); Shelley Hennig (ex-Stephanie, DAYS OF OUR LIVES) recurs

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. DEC 14 HAVEN - Laura Vandervoort (ex-Kara, SMALLVILLE) Two episodes for Season Finale

    JAN 2013 THE BIG BANG THEORY - Regina King (ex-Sandra Palmer, 24)

    TBD HAPPY ENDINGS - RuPaul (ex-Madame Alicia, PORT CHARLES)

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