LONDON (AP) — Johnny Briggs, a British actor best known for his role as businessman Mike Baldwin in the long-running TV soap opera “Coronation Street,” has died. He was 85.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood’s technical expertise can awe us with monsters and imaginary worlds. But is it capable of delivering a simple screen kiss during a pandemic marked by masks and social...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Denise Richards returned to the set of CBS' “The Bold and the Beautiful" last week after the pandemic shutdown filming for three months, a detailed, specific plan was in...
LONDON (AP) — After weeks of shutdown, British soap opera “Emmerdale” is back in production, leading the way when it comes to resuming regular filming during the coronavirus era....
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Masked Singer,” an artificial-intelligence thriller and a prime-time soap opera starring Kim Cattrall will be part of Fox's fall lineup, the network said Monday as it...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In Moira Rose, Catherine O’Hara has created a character that will arguably go down as one of the best in TV history. Even though Moira lost her fortune and lives in a roadside...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor John Callahan, known for playing Edmund Grey on “All My Children” and also starring on other soaps including “Days of Our Lives,” “Santa Barbara” and “Falcon Crest,” has...
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS was the first major network to break away from President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate on Tuesday, allowing its viewers to watch their regular afternoon fare...
ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS RESERVE, Brazil (AP) — They hunt with bows and arrows, fish for piranhas and gather wild plants, while some watch soap operas on TV or check the internet on phones inside...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — New Packers coach Matt LaFleur had a long to-do list even before his players arrived for the start of offseason workouts this week.
LONDON (AP) — The long-running British TV soap "Coronation Street" is welcoming its first black family in its 59-year history.
The soap opera is set to introduce the Baileys, a family with...
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida judge has rescinded an order allowing a Mexican soap opera star to travel outside the U.S., saying he's likely to face a more serious charge from a fatal traffic...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A study by Verizon says that West Virginians watch more television than people in any other state in the country.
The report came out Wednesday and used data from...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The first break came with the massive blizzard that wreaked havoc on the East Coast, essentially locking television viewers in their homes. The Daytona 500, meanwhile, was to be broadcast live in its entirety for the first time, reaching markets that knew little, if anything, about stock car racing. The 3 1/2-hour event finished in stunning fashion, another fortunate turn that featured a muddy, bloody brawl a few hundred yards from the finish line.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The "Young and the Restless" is remembering Kristoff St. John with a series of special episodes.
The CBS soap opera on Friday will broadcast a special tribute to the actor, who played the struggling alcoholic and ladies' man Neil Winters for 27 years. The 52-year-old died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. The cause of death is under investigation by the medical examiner.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The last "Young and the Restless" episode featuring Kristoff St. John will air Wednesday on CBS.
The actor, who played the struggling alcoholic and ladies' man Neil Winters for 27 years, died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 52. The cause of death is under investigation by the medical examiner.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kristoff St. John, who played the struggling alcoholic and ladies' man Neil Winters for 27 years on "Young and the Restless ," has died. He was 52.
Los Angeles police were called to his home Sunday and his body was turned over to the coroner. The cause of death was not immediately available Monday.
PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel is enjoying domestic dominance yet the Champions League is proving a difficult challenge.
Once again, PSG's season resembles an ongoing television soap opera. Some of the cast changes, but the storylines do not.
PSG's annual saga is very familiar. It dominates the domestic scene by easily winning the treble, but falls short in Europe. The club's hierarchy, based in Qatar, then changes the coach out of sheer frustration.
LONDON (AP) — Actor Leslie Grantham, who became a British TV icon during the 1980s as arch-villain "Dirty" Den Watts on the soap opera "EastEnders," has died. He was 71.
Grantham's management company, Advocate Agency, said he died Friday but did not disclose the cause.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A major Middle Eastern satellite network now believed to be majority-owned by Saudi Arabia has stopped airing Turkish soap operas, the latest entertainment casualty from the region's volatile politics.
HONG KONG (AP) — When the propaganda film, "The Founding of an Army," hit theaters in China recently, the reaction wasn't quite what the ruling Communist Party might have hoped.
Instead of an outpouring of nationalism and self-sacrifice for the state, it inspired mockery for trying to lure a younger audience by casting teen idols as revolutionary party leaders.
NEW YORK (AP) — Anne Jeffreys, the actress and opera singer who likely had her greatest impact on TV audiences as Marion Kerby "the ghostess with the mostess" in the 1950s TV series "Topper," has died. She was 94.
Jeffreys, whose husband, actor Robert Sterling, died in 2006, died peacefully in her sleep at her Los Angeles home on Wednesday evening, her manager Don Gibble said Thursday.
LONDON (AP) — Liz Dawn, the actress who played tart-tongued Vera Duckworth in the British soap opera "Coronation Street" for more than 30 years, has died, her family said Tuesday. She was 77.
Dawn's family said in a statement that the actress died "peacefully in her sleep" Monday night.
"Coronation Street" has charted the goings-on in the fictional northern England community of Weatherfield since 1960 with a blend of dramatic story-lines and down-to-earth humor.
LONDON (AP) — Mariah Carey sent a video message and the stars of the long-running British TV show "Coronation Street" were among the mourners at a funeral for Manchester concert bombing victim Martyn Hett.
The music-loving 29-year-old was a self-professed "superfan" of the Manchester-set soap opera.
Hett was one of 22 people killed May 22 when a suicide bomber struck concertgoers leaving an Ariana Grande show in the city in northwest England.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's president dismissed corruption allegations against him as a "soap opera plot" Tuesday and sought to cast doubt on the motivations of the country's top prosecutor a day after a scathing indictment was issued against the leader.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The drama will keep churning on daytime TV's "The Young and the Restless" through at least 2020.
CBS said it has renewed the soap opera for three more seasons. "The Young and the Restless" debuted in 1973.
The network said Tuesday it will bring back its full top-rated daytime line-up for the 2017-18 season.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jared Martin, who became a fan favorite with his portrayal of the charming cowboy Dusty Farlow on the 1980s soap opera "Dallas," has died. He was 75.
Martin died Wednesday at his Philadelphia home after battling pancreatic cancer for over a year, said his wife, Yu Wei.
On "Dallas," Martin played a rancher who was the lover of Sue Ellen, played by actress Linda Gray.
NEW YORK (AP) — "Dynasty" is returning to TV, nearly 30 years after the prime-time soap opera aired its last hair-pulling fight.
The rebooted drama will be one of four new series joining the CW's schedule in the 2017-18 season, the network said Thursday.
The "Dynasty" remake will put a fresh twist on the show for a new generation of viewers and has the blessing of the original drama's creators, Esther and Richard Alan Shapiro, said CW President Mark Pedowitz.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A top soap opera star in Brazil on Tuesday apologized for sexually harassing a female colleague on set, doing an about-face after days of claiming the woman was confusing his villainous character with reality.
In an open letter Tuesday, Jose Mayer acknowledged treating fashion stylist Susllem Tonani inappropriately.
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS led with 70 nominations overall while its daytime drama "The Young and the Restless" led with 25 nods when nominations were announced Wednesday for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy awards.
TV's remaining trio of soap operas, "General Hospital" (23 nominations), "The Bold and the Beautiful" (23 nominations) and "Days of Our Lives" (22 nominations) were the other series with the most potential trophies.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A rural Mexican girl whose 15th birthday party invitation went viral is being showered with offers of a TV show, free airplane tickets and hotel stays.
Rubi Ibarra got an offer to appear on the soap opera "The Rose of Guadalupe." And a cumbia group issued a song in her honor Friday.
The governor of the State of Mexico has offered her a free vacation at the state's tourist spot, Valle de Bravo.
HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro's revolution was slowly dying — or so it seemed.
Communism had collapsed in Europe, and Cuba's Soviet lifeline was severed. Food was in short supply. Power outages silenced TV sets normally tuned to a nighttime soap opera. Factories rusted in the tropical heat.
The title of an American book seemed just right: "Castro's Final Hour." That was in 1992.
CANTON, Ga. (AP) — An actor who had a stint on the CBS soap opera, "The Young and the Restless" is charged with molesting a young girl.
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump blurted out lewd and sexually charged comments about women as he waited to make a cameo appearance on a soap opera in 2005, a revelation that led the Republican presidential nominee to issue a rare apology Friday, "if anyone was offended."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the edgy and enduring TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," has died. She was 93.
Nixon died Wednesday at a Haverford, Pennsylvania, physical rehabilitation facility close to her Rosemont home, said her son, Bob Nixon. She had checked in to gain strength for a planned book tour, he said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the edgy and enduring TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," died Wednesday. She was 93.
Nixon died at a Haverford, Pennsylvania, physical rehabilitation facility close to her Rosemont home, said her son, Bob Nixon. She had checked in to gain strength for a planned book tour, he said.