Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Guest Star Update: Chris L. McKenna on 'Criminal Minds,' Jesse McCartney on 'Young & Hungry'

Chris L. McKenna and Thomas Gibson in Criminal Minds.
We Love Soaps is tracking where daytime, primetime and web stars are appearing outside of their regular series. Below are some of the upcoming guest appearances in various television and web shows and movies.

25 Criminal Minds - Chris L. McKenna (Det. Harding, The Young and the Restless)
When the wife of an up-and-coming Congressman Benjamin Troy (McKenna), the BAU investigates his political enemies as possible suspects.

Watch a sneak peek below:

25 Young & Hungry - Jesse McCartney (ex-J.R., All My Children)
Gabi is freaking out about why Josh called the wedding off, and searches for a sign if she should be with him or Cooper (recurring guest star Jesse McCartney), but it's Sofia who makes a surprising discovery.

Emily Osment and Jesse McCartney on Young & Hungry.
25 CSI: Cyber - Nadine Nicole (Gwen, The Young and the Restless)
Nicole plays Kate Nevins.
25 The Late Show with David Letterman - James Franco (ex-Franco, General Hospital)
26 The Talk - Viola Davis (Annalise, How to Get Away with Murder)
Davis guest co-hosts.
26 Bones - Ignacio Serricchio (ex-Alex, The Young and the Restless); Cyndi Lauper (Guest Star, As the World Turns)
26 The Late Show with David Letterman - Kevin Bacon (ex-Tim, Guiding Light)
30 Gotham - Sharon Washington (ex-Lena, Hustling)
30 The Following - Eric Nelsen (ex-AJ, All My Children)
Nelsen plays Justin Windsort.
30 NCIS: Los Angeles - Becca Tobin (Kitty, Glee)
31 NCIS - A Martinez (ex-Cruz, Santa Barbara)
The murder of a petty officer sparks a lead in a 40 year old airport bombing cold case that Gibbs and DiNozzo have been assigned to for the past two years. Also, McGee is jealous that he was not previously briefed on the cold case. Martinez plays Tomás Orlando.

1 6th Annual Indie Series Awards - Eric Martsolf (Brady, Days of our Lives); Sarah Brown (ex-Carly, General Hospital); Colleen Zenk (ex-Barbara, As the World Turns); Lilly Melgar (ex-Lilly, General Hospital); Patrika Darbo (ex-Nancy, Days of our Lives); Jillian Clare (ex-Abby, Days of our Lives); Jen Lilley (Theresa, Days of our Lives), Minae Noji (ex-Kelly, General Hospital); Andrea Evans (ex-Tina, One Life to Live)
Martsolf is hosting this year's ISAs from the historic El Portal Theatre. Brown, Zenk, Melgar, Darbo, Clare, Liley, Noji and Evans are all nominated and will be presenting awards during the ceremony.
2 The Odd Couple - Andrea Bogart (ex-Abby, General Hospital)
2 Mom - Victor Webster (ex-Nicholas, Days of our Lives)
3 Blue Boods - Leslie Hope (ex-Linda, Knots Landing)
5 The Good Wife - Frankie J. Alvarez (Agustin, Looking)
5 Battle Creek - Karla Mosley (Maya, The Bold and the Beautiful)
When someone attempts to assassinate Battle Creek’s mayor during the annual “Breakfast Day” celebration, Russ and Milt must protect the unorthodox politician while trying to track down the attacker. Mosley plays Kira.
7 Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - Henry Simmons (ex-Tyrone, Another World); Kyle MacLachlan (Dale, Twin Peaks)
7 Person of Interest - Jessica Leccia (ex-Natalia, Guiding Light)
Reese and Finch scramble to protect a software CEO (Aasif Mandvi) when his behavior becomes increasingly erratic following a hacker attack that reveals all his secrets and unravels his life. Leccia plays Linda Khan.
8 Criminal Minds - Sterling K. Brown (ex-Burton, Army Wives); Judith McConnell (ex-Sophia, Santa Barbara)
8 Chicago Fire - Yaya DaCosta (ex-Cassandra, All My Children)
9 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Jeremy Jordan (ex-Jimmy, Smash)
9 Elementary - Joseph Cross (ex-Casey, As the World Turns)
Holmes and Watson find themselves in the middle of a civil war being fought on the Internet when a member of Everyone, the anonymous hacker group they periodically work with, is murdered. Cross plays Petros Franken.
10 Hawaii Five-O - Christopher Sean (Paul, Days of our Lives)
Sean plays Gabriel Waincroft as a recurring guest star.
13 The Following - Stephen Schnetzer (ex-Cass, Another World); Alice Barrett Mitchell (ex-Frankie, Another World)
Schnetzer and Barrett Mitchell play Dr. Power and his wife, Jan Power.
14 Supernatural - Jeff Branson (ex-Ronan, The Young and the Restless)
Charlie (guest star Felicia Day) calls Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) to tell them she found the Book of the Dead which could help remove the Mark of Cain. The Winchesters race to her after she tells them she’s been shot by a man named Jacob Styne (guest star Jeff Branson) who says the book belongs to his family and he won’t rest until he gets it back.
15 Criminal Minds - Grant Harvey (ex-Artie, Days of our Lives)
15 CSI: Cyber - Justin Bruening (ex-Jamie, All My Children)
Avery and her team investigate the murder of a woman whose electronic devices indicate that she was alive for three days after her official time of death. Bruening plays Evan Wescott.

2 Murder She Baked (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) - Alison Sweeney (Sami, Days of our Lives); Cameron Mathison (ex-Ryan, All My Children); Barbara Niven (ex-Liz, One Life to Live)

TBD Family Guy - Bryan Cranston (ex-Walter, Breaking Bad)
TBD Family Guy - Jon Hamm (ex-Don, Mad Men)
TBD Family Guy - Jeff Daniels (Will, The Newsroom)
TBD Hawaii Five-0 - Camila Banus (ex-Gabi, Days of our Lives)
TBD The Last Ship - Bren Foster (ex-Quinn, Days of our Lives)
TBD Mistresses - Justin Hartley (Adam, The Young and the Restless)
TBD Radio Hype (Hallmark Channel Movie) - Alison Sweeney (ex-Sami, Days of our Lives)
TBD The Vampire Diaries - Brooke Newton (ex-Colby, All My Children)
TBD Veep - Orlagh Cassidy (ex-Doris, Guiding Light)
TBD Winterthorne - Linda Gray (ex-Sue Ellen, Dallas); Kathleen Gati (Liesl, General Hospital); Kirsten Storms (Maxie, General Hospital)

If you see a name missing or find out an official airdate, add it in our Comments section. We've included one familiar role for each actor (many of them are known for several roles).

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  1. APRIL 5 A.D. The Bible Continues - Several soap stars, especially ones from British serial dramas, have principal roles in the upcoming NBC (12-week) mini-series including: Ken Bones (ex-William Chase, Holby City); Chris Brazier (ex-Will, Coronation Street); James Callis (ex-Gaius Baltar, Battlestar Gallactica);
    Claire Cooper (ex-Jacqui McQueen, Hollyoaks); Peter De Jersey (ex-Steve Waring, Holby City); Juan Pablo di Pace (ex-Nicolás Treviño, Dallas); Kevin Doyle (Joseph Molesley, Downton Abbey); Farzana Dua Elahe (ex-Parveen Abbasi, EastEnders); Adam Levy (ex-Aaron, Coronation Street); Francis Magee, ex-Liam, EastEnders); Indra Ové (ex-Frankie Weston, Holby City);
    Brendan Patricks (Evelyn Napier, Downton Abbey); Emmett J. Scanlan (ex-Brendan Brady, Hollyoaks); Cesare Taurasi (ex-Piero De Medici, The Borgias); Will Thorp (ex-Chris Gray, Coronation Street); Johann Whaley (ex-Vanozza Cattaneo, The Borgias).