Tuesday, June 18, 2013

NEWS: Monica Potter On Being Fired From Y&R, Redaric Williams Teases Tyler's Future, Tyler Christopher On Contract

"I worked on THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, and I was fired because I was terrible," Potter told Craig Ferguson in a 2010 interview (below) at the 4:23 mark. "I had to dance in like a bathing suit and, you know, they put all this paint on you, like you're supposed to be tan and there's music in the background, but there's not really music ... I just couldn't do it."

"Four years later, I woke up one morning and said, 'I have to go back to California because I have to work and support the kids ... Within three months of being back [in LA], I got a phone call that my father died," Potter said in Variety's Emmy Studio Supporting Actress Drama panel discussion. "So that was the purpose, just being back there for those years ... I would never, ever, ever, ever give up that time back in Cleveland with my parents, with my dad -- and my boys with my father -- for anything ... It's kind of cool to have gotten a second chance to come back and do television."

Y&R's Redaric Williams Teases Tyler's Future
Williams hinted that Tyler may not be the nice guy he has presented himself to be. The fans can expect to see a different side to the executive in the weeks to come.

"He changes a lot," he said. "What you see right now is not what you're going to get."

Tyler Christopher now on contract with GENERAL HOSPITAL
Christopher tells Soap Opera Digest that he is now officially on contract and will remain with GENERAL HOSPITAL as Nikolas. "It took us a few months to work out the details, but I signed last week," he reports. "I'm really happy about it. I love the show and I'm having a great time."

ALL MY CHILDREN and DEVIOUS MAIDS actress Paula Garces pregnant
Garces announced her baby news during an appearance at the See by Chloe Fragrance launch in New York on June 12.

Mimi Keene joins EASTENDERS
The BBC have teased that Cindy's daughter is not even fifteen yet, but has no fears or inhibitions, and often ends up in hot water as a result. It’s only a matter of time before she begins to stir up trouble in Albert Square.

B&B's Texas Battle filming Greater, the tragic story of college football star Brandon Burlsworth
Battle will be playing one of Burlsworth's Arkansas Razorbacks teammates, wide receiver Anthony Lucas, who recently praised the actor's performance on a radio show earlier this summer! Also, GUIDING LIGHT alum Mark Dobies (Noah) will be portraying Razorbacks head coach Houston Nutt. Look for Greater to release sometime in 2014.

KNOTS LANDING actress Claudia Lonow Signs Overall Deal With Universal Television
Under the pact, Lonow will join the writing staff of the studio’s upcoming NBC comedy series SEAN SAVES THE WORLD starring Sean Hayes and will also develop new projects.

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