Serving Bel Air, Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills. Brentwood, Laurel Canyon, Los Feliz, Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Melrose, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Topanga, Canyon, Westwood & Hollywood Hills.

Name

E-mail

facebook Canyon News twitter Canyon News

Canyon News

Bel Air News

Beverly Hills News

Brentwood News

Hollywood Hills News

Laurel Canyon News

Los Angeles News

Los Feliz News

Malibu News

Melrose News

Pacific Palisades News

Santa Monica News

Sherman Oaks News

Studio City News

Topanga Canyon News

West Hollywood News

Westwood News

Woodland Hills

Celebrity News

State News

National News

World Headlines

Deaf News

Entertainment

Film

Television

Music

On the Industry

Star Gazing

St. John's Confidential File

Theatrical Musings

Life & Style

Event Listings

Tech Talk

Looking Good For Lots Less

Spirit & Creativity

Miller Time

Books

View from the Hill

NY WEST

Chrystal's Recipe Corner

Career and Life Coaching

Gardening With Tony

Life According To Lenson

Real Estate Realities

Food

Sports

Marathon Running

Keeping It Bruin: A Look Into UCLA Athletics

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Hockey

Pets

Vi's Corner

Pet Tips

Point of View

John Armor

Message to America

Critic At Large... Ruta Lee

Labor Week

Ramblings

10 Degrees Cooler

McConnors corner

Edge of the west

The Physics Wizard

Auto

Kyle's Kars

Travel

Susan Michelle's Compass

Advice

Ask Deanna

Dear Lily

Ask Oona

Features

Dancing with Earthquakes

Archives

Sports Schedules

Traveling Beyond the Canyon

Edge of the West

Law Man

Ask Us

Nathan Tabor

The Angry Economist

Truth Probe

As I See It

Columnists

Truth Conquers

The Live Wire

Notes from Exile

Letters to the Editor

Dog Training by Anthony

Canyon Mews

Speak!

Sponsors

America's Most Wanted Dogs

World Recipes

Vegetarian Lifestyle

Humor

News Briefs

Local News

Books

News

Canyon Fodder

Bad Movie Night

Critical Projection

Ed's on the Town

Fitness Quests

Flashback Films

Stories of the Strange

Gourmet Grandma

He Said/She Said

Home Matters with Yvonne

L.A. Etch-a-Sketch

L.A. Ruminations

McConnor's Corner

Mommy Minute

Musically Speaking

My Back Pages

Publisher's Pages

ResourceINK

Scene and Heard in L.A.

Silly...But Wise!

Sunset Diaries

Table Options

The Paws Cause

TV Stuff

Cartoon of the Week



Television

Soap Mania
Posted by LaDale Anderson on Jul 26, 2014 - 3:03:44 PM

HOLLYWOOD—Have you been unable to keep up with the ins and outs of what is transpiring on some of your favorite soaps? Well, don’t worry we have you covered. Summer is definitely heating up and so is the drama on your favorite daytime soaps.

 

Victor_Newman_1.jpg
Victor Newman (Eric Braeden) is up to his old tricks again on "The Young and the Restless."

For starters, “The Young and the Restless” is gearing up for a major return. For nearly a year, fans have been anticipating when Phyllis Summers previously portrayed by soap veteran Michelle Stafford would be returning to the show. Stafford vacated the role and is now portraying damsel in distress Nina Clay on " General Hospital,” but more on that later. Stepping into the shoes vacated by Stafford, is soap vet Gina Tognoni, who many will remember for her work on “Guiding Light” and “One Life to Live.” We’ve been teased about Phyllis’ whereabouts thanks to the conniving Victor Newman (Eric Braeden), but I suspect before July wraps we’ll get our first glimpse of the actress in the role.

 

The Phyllis saga isn’t the only craziness taking place in Genoa City, because Stitch’s (Sean Carrigan) past life is coming to surface and his relationship with Victoria (Amelia Heinle) is in jeopardy. Kelly (Cady McClain) spilled the beans to Jake (Peter Bergman) who has promised to stay quiet, but that doesn’t mean Billy won’t dig for the truth. Jeez this love triangle between Chelsea (Melissa Claire-Egan), Billy, Victoria and Stitch is indeed complicated.


Over on “The Bold and the Beautiful,” Ridge (Thorsten Kaye) has finally pieced together the clues about his tragic fall from the helicopter. Yep, he knows that Justin was piloting the plane and that Bill (Don Diamont) was behind it. Uh-oh, Bill’s so called happy relationship with Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) could be over, but does that mean she goes running back into Ridge’s arms, not if Katie (Heather Tom) has anything to say about it.

 

Other chaos in the mix at Forrester Creations is the love triangle involving Liam (Scott Clifton), Hope (Kim Matula) and Wyatt (Darin Brooks). Just when it appears happiness is on the horizon for Liam and Hope, it looks like Wyatt might be edging his way back into Hope’s heart.

 

For those “Days of Our Lives” fans, Eve (Kassie DePaiva) has swooped into town like a storm to make Jennifer’s (Melissa Reeves) life a living hell. If dealing with her nemesis wasn’t enough, Jen has to grasp with the concept that her daughter Abby (Kate Mansi) is a home wrecker. Yep, the truth about Abby and EJ’s (James Scott) affair has been revealed to Sami (Alison Sweeney) and she is pissed to say the least. There is nothing like a woman scorned, but there is nothing like a Sami scorned. She is looking to make both her lover and close friend pay dearly, but at what cost?

 

Salem has seen its fair share of villains, but nothing like Clyde, the estranged father to Jordan (Chrishele Stause) and Ben (Robert Scott Wilson). To say these siblings are not happy to see their father would be an understatement. I can only imagine what Jordan will do when she discovers that it was Kate (Lauren Koslow) who brought her enemy to town.  I have a feeling a murder mystery could be in the mix.

 

Over in Port Charles, Dr. Patrick Drake (Jason Thompson) is in major trouble after Silas (Michael Easton) assumes that the great surgeon implemented malpractice that resulted in the death of his nephew Rafe. Speaking of Rafe, he revealed to Molly (Haley Pullos) that someone set him up to run Patrick off the road, which resulted in the death of Patrick’s son. Only Molly knows the truth, but is having trouble piecing everything together. So just who would want to harm Patrick, Emma and Sabrina?

 

Sam (Kelly Monaco) has found herself in the middle of a potential love triangle involving Patrick and Silas, but she better be careful because Nina is out for blood. The things this woman will do to exact vengeance on those who scorned her are amazing. Stafford is definitely eating up this juicy role, but she better be careful because her ruse will be exposed very soon. Ava (Maura West) is still in the clutches of Sonny (Maurice Benard), and has turned to her big brother Julian (William deVry) for assistance, but Julian is out of the mob right?

 

The biggest rumors floating at “GH” is that Jason Morgan, and Robin (Kimberly McCullough) will return to Port Charles. Let’s just say, Jason’s arrival is sure to cause a few fireworks that are well needed for the residents in PC. July might be over, but August is just around the corner on your favorite soaps.



 

Cliffside Malibu

-------------------------

-------------------------

 

Serving Bel Air, Benedict Canyon, Beverly Hills. Brentwood, Laurel Canyon, Los Feliz, Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Melrose, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Topanga, Canyon, Westwood & Hollywood Hills.