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Starpulse's Top 10 Underrated Celebrities

October 26th, 2007 1:01pm EDT
Ryan Gosling
1) Ryan Gosling is easily one of the most underrated male actors in Hollywood today. The Golden Globe-nominated actor made his television debut at a very young age in "The Mickey Mouse Club" alongside future superstars J.C. Chasez and Justin Timberlake of *NSYNC, Christina Aguilera, and Britney Spears.

Gosling has appeared in several movies, including "Remember The Titans," "The Believer," Murder By Numbers," "Stay" and "The Notebook." Gosling didn't receive much recognition for his acting chops until he was nominated for his role as a drug addict teacher in the sleeper hit "Half Nels...

Alison Sweeney To Educate Moms About Toddler Nutrition

July 28th, 2007 9:08am EDT
Alison Sweeney
Gerber Products Company is teaming up with actress Alison Sweeney to help educate moms about toddler nutrition. Sweeney, mother of two-year-old son Ben, is the new host of the NBC's hit reality show The Biggest Loser and well-known for her Emmy Award-winning role as Sami Brady on the network's daytime drama Days of our Lives.

"When Gerber shared its findings from a recent survey of moms, I was shocked to learn that many toddlers weren't getting the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables in a day," Ms. Sweeney said. "As the mother of a two- year-old, I'm thrilled at the opportunity...

Jerry Springer To Guest Star On 'Days Of Our Lives'

July 5th, 2007 12:15pm EDT
Jerry Springer
Jerry, Jerry, Jerry! The audience chant is familiar to Jerry Springer, the popular host of "The Jerry Springer Show" who also hosts NBC's "America's Got Talent" -- and who now will guest-star as a high roller on NBC's celebrated daytime drama "Days of our Lives" on July 27.

In this special summer episode (taping July 9) Nick Fallon (Blake Berris) is at a Las Vegas casino trying his luck at a game of blackjack when he meets skillful gambler Pete (guest star Springer). Pete is winning every hand and Nick can't understand where he went wrong. On the verge of bankruptcy, Pete takes pity up...

'One Tree Hill' & 'The OC' Premiere on SOAPnet April 9

April 7th, 2007 9:30am EDT
The OC
Cat fights, beach brawls and summer love – catch it all again or see it for the first time when One Tree Hill and The O.C join SOAPnet on Monday, April 9. “One Tree Hill” will air Monday-Fridays at 5PM and “The O.C” will air Monday-Fridays at 6PM.

The series launch will kick-off SOAPnet’s new 3PM- Midnight line-up starting with Beverly Hills 90210 at 3PM & 4PM, “One Tree Hill” at 5PM, “The O.C.” at 6PM, Days of our Lives at 7PM, All My Children at 8PM One Life to Live at 9PM, General Hospital at 10PM and The Young and the Restless at 11PM.

'Days Of Our Lives' Fans Decide What Gifts Sami Brady Will Receive For Her Wedding

March 20th, 2007 10:27am EDT
Days of Our Lives
Beginning today through April 14, fans of hit daytime drama Days of our Lives (1 p.m. in most markets) can vote online at to help select the special gifts that Sami Brady (Allison Sweeney) will receive from her family and friends on her wedding day.

'Days' fans have the unique opportunity to be part of Sami's wedding by voting multiple times for their favorite elements that will be incorporated into her "green" wedding.

Over the next few weeks, viewers will be able to choose from the following categories once a week: something old, something new, something borrowed, s...

Soap Star Alison Sweeney Is The New Host Of 'The Biggest Loser'

February 20th, 2007 2:01pm EST
Alison Sweeney
Alison Sweeney, one of daytime television's most beloved actresses, joins NBC's hit reality show The Biggest Loser as the new host of the weight-loss series, which will begin taping its fourth season this spring. "Alison is an incredible talent and will bring not only a great fresh face to the show but a huge, loyal fan base," said Ben Silverman, executive producer and Reveille CEO. "We are thrilled and look forward to another strong season."

Sweeney has portrayed villainess Sami Brady on NBC's hit daytime drama Days of our Lives since January 6, 1993, and will continue to star on the ...

'Days Of Our Lives' Fans Can Name Hope's Baby

December 5th, 2006 10:36am EST
Days Of Our Lives
Today through December 31, fans of NBC's hit daytime drama Days of our Lives can vote online at to name Hope's (Kristian Alfonso) baby girl. In this exciting opportunity which allows 'Days' fans to be a part of TV history, viewers can vote multiple times for their favorite names.

Voting for Hope's baby name will take place in two stages. From December 4-17, viewers will pick from a pre-selected list of five girl names, Bridget, Ciara, Cassidy, Darcy and Rori. From December 18-31, the list will be narrowed down to the top three names and viewers again will select their top pick....

Clay Aiken To Perform on 'Days Of Our Lives'

October 31st, 2006 10:28am EST
Clay Aiken
Singing sensation Clay Aiken will guest star on NBC's hit daytime drama Days of our Lives on Friday, December 22 (1 p.m. in most markets). Aiken will perform the song, "Everything I Have," from his new album and his version of "O, Holy Night " will also be featured on the show.

In this special holiday episode, Aiken gives a private concert at Salem's local club Dune for Patch (Stephen Nichols) and Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) after the couple offer to volunteer to help Aiken catch a ride to the airport when his car gets stranded.

Spooky Celebrity Birthdays, October 31

October 31st, 2006 3:00am EST
Ice Ice Baby
A Happy Spooky Halloween Birthday to 80s rap icon Vanilla Ice (1968), Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz a.k.a. the "King Ad-Rock" (1966), The Hot Chick Rob Schneider (1963), baseball player Fred 'Crime Dog' McGriff (1963), U2 drummer Larry Mullin Jr. (1961), Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson (1961), comedian John Candy (1950), Days of Our Lives mainstay Deidre Hall (1947), Irish thespian Stephen Rea (1946), Saturday Night Live alum Brian Doyle-Murray (1945), Little House on the Prairie star Michael Landon (1936), former CBS anchorman Dan Rather (1931), German photographer Helmut Newton, actr...

Smokey Robinson To Perform on 'Days Of Our Lives'

October 5th, 2006 2:04pm EDT
Smokey Robinson
Legendary artist Smokey Robinson will guest star on NBC's hit daytime drama Days of Our Lives November 14 and 15 (1 p.m. in most markets) and will perform "I Love Your Face" from his recent album Timeless Love.

In the two-episode story arc, Marlena Black is lost in the snowy wilderness and is startled by a mysterious man carrying an axe. She learns it's none other than Smokey Robinson who just so happens to be vacationing at a secluded cabin nearby. He rescues her from the cold and brings her back to his place to recover in front of a warm fire and calls the authorities.

Later, ...

Osama bin Laden Has Huge Crush On Whitney Houston

August 21st, 2006 11:12am EDT
Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston has a new fan - Osama bin Laden. Kola Boof, the terrorist's former sex slave, claims in her new book that he was obsessed with the troubled How Will I Know singer. She revealed to Harpers Bazaar magazine: "He told me Whitney was the most beautiful woman he'd ever seen.

"He said that he had a paramount desire for her and although he claimed music was evil, he spoke of someday spending vast amounts of money to go to America and try to arrange a meeting."

Kola - who until recently wrote for soap opera The Days of Our Lives - also says Osama wanted to shower her with g...

Soap Star Uses Internet to Find Lost Chihuahua

June 5th, 2006 10:54am EDT
Alison Sweeney
Days of Our Lives star Alison Sweeney and her husband, David Sanov, have turned to the Internet to search for their lost dog, Paco. The couple has enlisted the lost and found dog website, Fido Finder, to assist in searching for the lost Chihuahua.

Paco, a fawn-colored, short-haired Chihuahua, snuck out the front door of the star's home in Hollywood Hills, California. Paco is a 4-year-old male and weighs only 4 pounds. The couple has posted lost dog posters and scoured the neighborhood but has not been able to find the missing dog. The couple hopes that Fido Finder will be Paco's ticke...

The Rolling Stones Will Appear On 'Days of our Lives'

November 30th, 2005 3:02pm EST
Rolling Stones
Continuing its unprecedented partnership with the Rolling Stones, NBC's popular daytime drama "Days of our Lives" has taped scenes featuring four of its core characters attending the November 4 Rolling Stones concert in Anaheim, California. Footage of the "Days" characters at the Stones concert will air December 16, 19 and 20.

On November 4, "Days of our Lives" sent four of its most popular actors to Anaheim, California for the Rolling Stones concert. The "Days" characters were prominently featured in the audience at the concert and shown on the big screen behind stage as The Stones pe...

NBC Unveils Holiday Programming & Special Episodes

November 15th, 2005 9:13am EST
NBC is unwrapping its 2005 Christmas and holiday programming with themed episodes from My Name Is Earl, The Office, Joey, E-Ring and ER and traditional favorites “Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade,” “Christmas in Rockefeller Center" and It's a Wonderful Life, the new animated special The Happy Elf, plus seasonal episodes of Days of our Lives and Passions.

The holiday season begins with the annual broadcast of the "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" on November 24 and continues through NBC's traditional coverage of "The Tournament of Roses Parade" on January 2.



'Days of Our Lives' Turns 40

November 7th, 2005 1:47pm EST
Deidre Hall
Nov. 8 commemorates the 40th Anniversary of Days of our Lives, NBC's longest-running scripted series. The first daytime drama to air in color, Days of our Lives now tapes 250+ episodes and 50 weeks a year, five days a week, creating one-hour of daily programming that has added up to a total of 10,150 episodes…

The famous words that introduced Days of our Lives to the NBC audience on November 8, 1965, continue to be voiced by the late MacDonald Carey, who played Dr. Tom Horton in the lively town of Salem for 28 years. The phrase and the hourglass brand have become an iconic part of Ame...

Celebrity Halloween Birthdays, Oct. 31

October 31st, 2005 3:00am EST
Ice Ice Baby
A Happy Spooky Halloween Birthday to Coyote Ugly actress Piper Perabo (1977), 80s rap icon Vanilla Ice (1968), Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz a.k.a. the "King Ad-Rock" (1966), The Hot Chick Rob Schneider (1963), The Family Stone star Dermot Mulroney, baseball player Fred 'Crime Dog' McGriff (1963), U2 drummer Larry Mullin Jr. (1961), Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson (1961), comedian John Candy (1950), Days of Our Lives mainstay Deidre Hall (1947), Irish thespian Stephen Rea (1946), Saturday Night Live alum Brian Doyle-Murray (1945), Little House on the Prairie star Michael Landon (1936),...