Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Evening News

Parade and Soap Opera Digest team up for Emmy coverage
To celebrate this year's upcoming 35th ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS, which airs June 20, Parade.com and the editors of Soap Opera Digest have teamed up to bring you some extra Emmy info.

TV Guide asks "Who Are Today's Sexiest Soap Stars?"
TV Guide Network is looking to tally up and show off today's sexiest soap stars — both the chiseled, six-pack-toting fellas as well as the wavy-haired, born to come-hither femmes. "Just to be clear, we are not looking for the prettiest or the most talented. We want sexy. Nominate your favorites. Just remember to spread the lust, giving kudos to both actors and actresses."

Find out where your favorites landed when TV Guide Network counts down SOAPS' SEXIEST STARS on Sunday, July 13, at 8 pm/ET (the women) and Sunday, July 20, at 8 pm (the men).

Tristan Rogers to NIGHT SHIFT
The rumors are true! GH's Tristan Rogers will reprise his fan fave persona, Robert Scorpio, in the second season of SOAPnet's original series, GH: NIGHT SHIFT, set to debut in late July.

HOLLYOAKS stars to take to field for city charity
The stars of hit TV soap HHOLLYOAKS will descend on Worcester on July 12 when they take on a Worcester All Stars team at football. The soap actors will play in the celebrity football match in aid of Worcester-based charity Leukaemia Care at St George's Lane.

BLOG UPDATE: Michael Fairman
"Just when you thought we got rid of soaps most convuluted plot of last season 'The Reliquary,' it's back just in time for the Daytime Emmys to be handed out! The Outstanding Younger Actress category features it, in a top-notch performance by, "Y&R's" Emily O'Brien as Jana Hawkes. Friday night June 20th, should put her and 'The Reliquary' into Emmy immortalization.

Soap vet Rosemary Prinz to Star in "Voices of Swords"
Former AS THE WORLD TURNS and ALL MY CHILDREN actress Rosemary Prinz will star in Kari Floren's new drama VOICES OF SWORDS, directed by Spider Duncan Christopher, presented by Right Down Broadway Productions at off-Broadway's Urban Stages (259 W. 30th St.) for a strictly limited engagement from June 18 through 22.

Prinz stars in a new play about an indomitable woman, Olivia, who employs a personal organizer, Alexis, to win the battle with her wayward son. Unfortunately Alexis can't organize her own life, much less anyone else's. Fortunately Alexis shows Olivia that losing the battle can sometimes mean winning the war.

TV Squad Soap Report: Dead but not gone
Death on a daytime soap is kind of like death in science fiction: it may be the real thing, but then again, maybe not.

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