Friday, February 5, 2010

NEWS: Stuart, Damon, Primetime Emmys, Howarth, Rappaport

Stuart Damon joins DAYS OF OUR LIVES
According to CBS Soaps in Depth, Damon, who played Ralph on AS THE WORLD TURNS last year, is headed to Salem next. He will be playing Governor Jim Ford.

Veteran production designer Bob Rappaport dies
Rappaport died of cardiac arrest Jan. 28 in Lakeland, Fla. He was 67. His credits included SANTA BARBARA and DAYS OF OUR LIVES.

Catching Up With ... Linda Dona
The actress dropped out of the spotlight for nearly a decade but the bitch is back, currently playing a sadistic warden in the soon-to-be cult classic women-in-prison flick, Sugar Boxx.

Roger Howarth sells SoHo condo for $2.875M
Howarth and his wife, Cari Stahler, sold their condo for $2.875 million on Jan. 8. They paid $2.075 million for the unit in Dec. 2004. There are 100 condos in the building 505 Greenwich St., a 14-story development built in 1903.

NBC Looking to Scrap Primetime Emmys Tape Delay
NBC executives are seriously considering a plan to offer the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards live across the country when the network broadcasts the ceremony Aug. 29. NBC just broke the same ground with the Golden Globes on Jan. 17, when it broadcast the 67th annual awards show live coast-to-coast for the first time.

Andrea Wong To Exit Lifetime
Andrea Wong has finalized a deal to exit as president and CEO of Lifetimes Networks. Wong's exit from the cable service has been widely expected in the wake of the network's acquisition by A&E Television Networks.

Susan Walters paying a visit to Y&R
Walters is returning to Y&R as Diane Jenkins — Victor's scheming ex-wife and the mother of Jack's son, Kyle — on February 26 and March 1.


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  2. mmm sounds like Howarth is getting ready to move out of manhattan.. shucks.. I keep having this vain hope that he'll come back to OLTL as the RealTodd and CurrentTodd will be unmasked as RealWalker just trying to pick up someone else's life...