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Daytime Emmy Awards 2014: Kathy Griffin Hosts, Live Stream

The Daytime Emmy Awards 2014 take place today at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Kathy Griffin is hosting this year’s event. Soap operas and daytime talk shows lead the pack of nominations, along with news programs and game shows–but who do you think will win? Here’s a rundown of the nominations. In the category for Outstanding Talk …

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Kate O’Mara: British Actress of ‘Dynasty’ Dies at 74

British actress Kate O’Mara passed away Sunday at a nursing home in Sussex, England. Her agent, Phil Belfield, confirmed in a written statement that O’Mara died from an unspecified illness. “Kate O’Mara passed away peacefully today at a nursing home in Sussex after a short Illness,” he wrote. “She was a delight to know and an extraordinary woman and actress …

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Eva Longoria Won’t Be In Any Telenovelas Anytime Soon

Eva Longoria, of Desperate Housewives and Devious Maids fame, is an activist, philanthropist, and, of course, a phenomenal actress. Funny, intelligent, and talented, the actress has a lot going for her, and is an inspiration to many, as she often speaks on Latina representation in the media, as well as women’s education. She recently found herself speaking out for different …

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Soap Actor Dylan Patton Arrested For Cocaine

It’s no secret that drugs are easy to find in Hollywood, especially for stars. However, those same stars aren’t usually assumed to be selling the drugs themselves. This week, soap opera actor Dylan Patton has been arrested for cocaine possession. According to a TMZ report, Patton, who starred on Days of Our Lives in 2009, has been charged with possession …

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Jeanne Cooper Dies; ‘The Young and the Restless’ Star Was 84

Actress Jeanne Cooper, born Wilma Jeanne Cooper, has died at the age of 84. Cooper was best known for her 40-year run as Katherine Chancellor on the U.S. soap opera The Young and the Restless. According to a statement from Cooper’s son, actor Corbin Bernsen, Cooper died early Wednesday. According to Bernsen, she died peacefully in her sleep, with her …

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William Roache: Soap Actor Gets Rape Charge

The Guinness World Record holder for the longest-serving soap actor has now been charged with rape. According to a BBC News report, 81-year-old William Roache has been charged with two counts of rape. Roache plays Ken Barlow on the long-running British soap opera Coronation Street. He has appeared in the series since its first episode in 1960. Roache is accused …

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All My Children, One Life To Live To Return Via Hulu, iTunes

Nearly two years ago, news came out that ABC had canceled the long-running soap operas All My Children and One Life To Live. ABC had decided to replace them with food shows, saying the decision was guided by “extensive research into what today’s daytime viewers want and the changing viewing patterns of the audience.” If daytime TV viewers didn’t want …

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Daytime Emmys: General Hospital Has a Prescription For Success

The Daytime Emmys took place last Saturday, with long-running soap “General Hospital” taking home a quite a few statuettes in a number of different categories. The show, which began its run in 1963, has enjoyed 49 seasons to the tune of 12,590 episodes as of June 22nd. In an era when soaps are shuttering left and right, the program is …

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