Friday, September 23, 2011

NEWS ROUNDUP: New Ratings Lows For Y&R and B&B, Monaco on Franco, Drop Dead Preview

Daytime Soap Opera Ratings Sept. 12-16, 2011: Y&R/B&B Hit New Lows in Total Viewers, OLTL second in total viewers
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS and THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL reached new lows in viewership last week. ONE LIFE TO LIVE was down from the previous week but, due to B&B's drop, still managed to finish in second place in total viewers for the first time in six years.

Kelly Monaco has changed her opinion about James Franco
"I know there's been speculation in the past of 'What's James doing coming to GENERAL HOSPITAL? There has to be a bigger, greater picture," Monaco says. "I let that steer me for a while in a direction of not really appreciating him being there, and I've definitely changed my opinion on that."

She continued: "You're an Oscar-nominated actor coming in and hanging out with us and trying to put daytime on the map again.'"

VIDEO: DROP DEAD Finale With Deidre Hall Preview
“It's a cute story line and it goes all the way through the show,” Hall says. “My security team has seen on video tape someone stealing something from my apartment. And so I've brought the woman up on charges and I've come into court to play myself. And it's just adorable. It's a clever adorable script.”

- Q&A: Deidre Hall On Her DAYS Return, Her Book & Playing Herself on the DROP DEAD DIVA Season Finale

Tony Winner Tonya Pinkins Replaces Eisa Davis in New York Premiere of "Milk Like Sugar"
Davis has withdrawn from the New York production due to a filming commitment.

Bipolar Scotland Week hopes to increase awareness
Now the first-ever Bipolar Scotland Week is taking place in a bid to build on that publicity, as well as the attention gained as a result of a storyline in BBC TV soap opera EASTENDERS which saw popular character Stacey Slater, played by Lacey Turner, admitted to hospital due to the condition.

1 comment:

  1. can you fix the link to the ratings story -- it takes you to a a different story... thanks