Young and the Restless News & Gossip
|scoops & spoilers|
|Young and the Restless|
|news & gossip|
|This week’s News & Gossip|
|News & Gossip from last week|
|...from two weeks ago|
|...from three weeks ago|
|...from four weeks ago|
News for the week of 26-Nov-2012
by Carol Banks Weber
Judith Chapman (Gloria) appeared as a socialite in the Lifetime bio-pic of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Liz & Dick, starring Lindsay Lohan as Taylor and Grant Bowler (Ugly Betty) as Burton, aired November 25, 9 p.m. EST. Chapman told Soaps In Depth that she originally auditioned to be Elizabeth Taylor’s mom, but was so memorable to TPTB that they brought her back as another character, a socialite. Chapman got along with the famously controversial Lohan during filming. In an improv scene (for Chapman), the Y&R actress made Lohan laugh. “I thought, ‘There's a really nice, young girl in there.’” Lohan also immediately brought up her soap tie (Alli, eight, AW) when she heard of Chapman’s. Eyal Podell (ex-Adrian) also auditioned for the original Lifetime movie, originally as Eddie Fisher, but then got a call back as another lover of Elizabeth Taylor’s.
Jeff Branson (Ronan) ends his six-month tenure, as scheduled.
Gossip for the week of 26-Nov-2012
by Carol Banks Weber
Is this the new, improved, veteran-centered Y&R under executive producer Jill Farren Phelps and head writer Josh Griffith, ‘cause I’m not impressed. I have no wish to see Jack continually wincing and popping pills, Phyllis repeat her lines at least twice as the resident Narcissist to everyone, Adam biting his lip to pass for angst, and anything to do with Victoria and Billy, or any of the entitled Newmans. This show needs to end. Put it out of its misery, please. Perhaps JFP should take some notes from her GH successor, Frank Valentini, who’s made budgetary art out of pace, heart, and veterans.
Young and the Restless News & Gossip, Copyright © 2015 Carol Banks Weber. Published by SoapZone.com / Jeff Jungblut. No part of this page may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, by any means (electronic, recording, or otherwise) without the prior written permission of the publisher. Opinions expressed on this page are those of the author and may not be representative of SoapZone.com or its advertisers. Don't steal scoops.