Today in Soap Opera History (November 27)

1970: The Hortons gathered for Thanksgiving on Days of our Lives.
1989: Peter Bergman debuted as Jack Abbott on The Young and
the Restless
.  1997: General Hospital's Quartermaines were robbed
on Thanksgiving, thanks to Tracy.  1997: The Port Charles
interns made sure Ellen and Jake had a Thanksgiving meal.
"Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand years."
― Will Durant

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1964: On Another World, Bill (Joseph Gallison) and Missy (Carol Roux) shared a kiss on the bridge.

1970: On Days of our Lives, the Hortons celebrated Thanksgiving. "Bless this food, and give us the courage and strength to live to the fullest of all the Days of our Lives that lie ahead of us," said patriarch Tom Horton (Macdonald Carey).

'The Young and the Restless' Preview: Victoria's Baby Daddy Revealed, Newman Brothers Reunited

The father of Victoria's baby is revealed.  Will it be Stitch or Billy?
The father of Victoria's (Amelia Heinle) baby is revealed, and Adam (Justin Hartley) reunites with Nick (Joshua Morrow) on The Young and the Restless during the week of December 1-5, 2014.

Watch a new promo for Y&R below for a sneak peek.

'The Bold and the Beautiful' Preview: Quinn Crashes Hope's Baby Shower

Quinn watches Hope's baby shower.
Friends and family throw a baby shower for Hope Logan Spencer (Kim Matula) on The Bold and The Beautiful during the week of December 1-5, 2014. Once her meddling mother-in-law, Quinn Fuller (Rena Sofer), finds out about, she's dying to crash the event. Watch the latest promo for the CBS soap opera below for a sneak peek.

Today in Soap Opera History (November 26)

1976: AW's Mac told Iris to leave Clarice alone.  1978: Ray
fell for country singer Garnet McGee on Dallas.
1984: After Days' Bo found Roman dead, the body went
missing. 1985: RH's Jillian couldn't remember Frank.
"Most of us spend too much time on the last twenty-four hours and too little on the last six thousand years."
― Will Durant

"Today in Soap Opera History" is a collection of the most memorable, interesting and influential events in the history of scripted, serialized programs. From birthdays and anniversaries to scandals and controversies, every day this column celebrates the soap opera in American culture.

On this date in...

1957: On The Edge of Night, Billy (Pud Flanagan) asked Mary (Anne Sargent) and Roger (Allan Nourse) to legally adopt him.

1963: General Hospital changed its original opening sequence.

1969: On Dark Shadows, Paul (Dennis Patrick) told Carolyn (Nancy Barrett) he was her father.

Guest Stars Update: Terry Kiser, Michael Park, Marco Dapper, John Allen Nelson on TV Tonight

Terry Kiser is winning over a new generation of fans in 1968 reruns of
The Doctors on Retro TV. Tonight he stars in a Christmas movie on UP.
We Love Soaps is tracking where daytime, primetime and web series soap opera stars are appearing outside of their regular show. Below are some of the upcoming guest appearances in various television and web shows and movies.

NOVEMBER
26 A Christmas Tree Miracle (UP Movie) - Terry Kiser (ex-John, The Doctors)
26 The Making of Peter Pan Live! - Michael Park (ex-Jack, As the World Turns); Kelli O'Hara (ex-Leslie, All My Children)
26 Criminal Minds - Amber Stevens (ex-Ashleigh, Greek); Marco Dapper (ex-Carmine, The Young and the Restless)
Stevens will Joy Struthers in the episode titled "Fate." Dapper is playing Greg.
26 Red Band Society - Daren Kagasoff (ex-Ricky, The Secret Life of the American Teenager); John Allen Nelson (ex-Warren, Santa Barbara)

5th Annual Indie Series Awards: Carolyn Hennesy Steals Amy Acker's ISA, Charlene Tilton Wins for 'DeVanity'

DeVanity guest star Charlene Tilton proudly accepts the ISA from her daughter, Cherish Lee.
The 5th Annual Indie Series Awards were held on April 2, 2014 at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood. Lisa Gifford (3some) and Richard Cutting (Milgram and the Fastwalkers) presented the awards for Best Guest Star - Comedy and Best Guest Star - Drama. When Amy Acker (Husbands) was announced as the Comedy winner, ISA5 host Carolyn Hennesy (Single Siblings), also nominated, ran on the stage and stole the award! The stage manager and trophy girl Cherish Lee were able to wrestle the award away from Hennesy and give it to Jane Espenson, who accepted on Acker's behalf. Next, Charlene Tilton (DeVanity) wins in the Drama category, and is given the award by Cherish Lee, her daughter.

Watch it all happen in the highlight clip below: