Monday, September 30, 2013

NEWS: Jason Thompson on Robin's Return To GENERAL HOSPITAL; Corbin Bleu Getting Into A Rhythm; EASTENDERS' The Queen Vic Under New Management; Badass Ming-Na Wen

Jason Thompson on Kimberly McCullough's return to GENERAL HOSPITAL as Robin Scorpio Drake
"There are a lot of fans that love us together; which is a testament to the writing and the show as a whole," Thompson told Daytime Confidential. "Kimberly and I brought an energy together and it really worked. It really starts with good story. And we've had some great storylines together. People really want to watch. They relate to the characters, who have been through a lot."

Corbin Bleu's DANCING WITH THE STARS Blog: Getting Into A Rhythm
"I definitely was more frustrated this week. I’m very much a perfectionist, and with the clock ticking down to performance day with me still struggling with most of the routine I was beginning to panic. We were at the top of the leaderboard last week and the pressure is on! Luckily my partner (my secret weapon) is a nitpicking Russian drill sergeant who refuses to take anything less from me than my best. I’m still scared as hell of this dance, but I think I’m as ready as I can be to wow the judges."

EASTENDERS' The Queen Vic 'under new management' and Danny Dyer and Kellie Bright have the keys
Danny Dyer and Kellie Bright will be joining Albert Square. This coming Christmas, Dyer will come in as Shirley Carter's brother Mick and his family move to E20. This will make them the first family to arrive and immediately take over The Queen Victoria since EASTENDERS began.

Speaking of the role, Dyer was keen to start this new acting path.

"I'm so excited about starting a new chapter in my career and I cannot wait to become part of the East End family.

BREAKING BAD Finale Illegally Downloaded More Than 500,000 Times in 12-Hour Period
According to TorrentFreak, what has happened online in the first 12 hours after the episode aired is unprecedented for the hit drama. TorrentFreak also reports that the series is a contender for being the year's most pirated TV show.

Ming-Na Wen Goes Badass on MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.
"May is still dealing with scars from her days as a soldier, most of which I don't know about yet. S.H.I.E.L.D. agents are immersed in high levels of espionage and witness shocking things on the level of THE X-FILES and it's all so confidential they can't share it. So, it's weird. They're real insiders who know all the secrets, yet that makes them outsiders. That's why this new team becomes such a family. They need each other. They comfort each other."

Baltimore native and former AS THE WORLD TURNS actress Peyton List goes from MAD MEN to THE TOMORROW PEOPLE
"It's an incredible opportunity for me," List says of her role as Cara Coburn, the female leader of the outcast tribe living in an abandoned subway station. "I've never done a series where I've had this much responsibility in terms of carrying so much. But I'm also enjoying doing it. I can't say it's completely foreign, because I have done other shows. But it is definitely a new experience for me in terms of anything I've done in my career."

Soap Stars Take Part In Light The Night Walk
THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL's Linsey Godfrey (Caroline), National Spokesperson for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), will be participating in the annual Light The Night Walk in Los Angeles on October 5, 2013. A cancer survivor herself, Godfrey shares, “It’s not a strenuous walk. It’s a symbolic walk, which is really beautiful. I am a celebrity ambassador, along with Jack Wagner (ex-Nick, B&B; ex-Frisco, GH) and Nadia Bjorlin (Chloe, DAYS) and Brandon Beemer (ex-Owen, B&B)."

New adventure of ALL MY CHILDREN alum and Manhattanites star Aiden Turner
Turner is one of the driving forces behind Ty, a device designed to keep track of frequently lost items.


  1. It was so good to see Robin today.

  2. Danny Dyer is also set to play a large, guest-starring role in the upcoming season of HOLLYOAKS LATER that begins October 7. Besides the storyline promo, the show just released a second trailer yesterday centered around his character, who's referred to only as "The White Man."