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Guiding Light-related news from 2016

It's impossible to keep up with all of the twists and turns from the world of soaps. Luckily, Soap Central has archived all the Guiding Light news from 2016.

Here are the news stories posted on Soap Central during 2016 that focus on Guiding Light or past and present GL performers. To read any of the articles listed below, simply click on the appropriate link. To access articles from other years, click here.

January 13, 2016
Holy not-Batman: Former daytime star Jeff Branson (ex-Ronan Malloy, The Young and the Restless; ex-Shayne Lewis, Guiding Light; ex-Jonathan Lavery, All My Children) has joined CBS' Supergirl.
February 5, 2016
If you think you've seen it all as a The Bold and the Beautiful fan, wait until you see Karla Mosley (Maya Avant) in the new interactive theater event, The Judgment of Fools.
February 5, 2016
Days of our Lives' Daniel Cosgrove (ex-Aiden Jennings) is slated to make a return to Salem this spring, but rumor is he might not be stepping into his former alter ego's shoes.
February 13, 2016
Jordi Vilasuso, who will be making his Days of our Lives debut as Dario Hernandez next week, is going to be a dad again.
February 15, 2016
Days of our Lives' Hernandez family will be one relative larger this week when former All My Children and Guiding Light actor Jordi Vilasuso debuts as Dario, an "outspoken" character with a very "short fuse."
March 17, 2016
It looks like Daniel Cosgrove's return to Days of our Lives will be much more than meets the eye.
March 21, 2016
Days of our Lives' Jordi Vilasuso (Dario Hernandez) reveals all the muy caliente details of crashing into Salem, helping amp up the soap's Hispanic appeal, and how he's preparing for baby number two.
March 30, 2016
The story for Days of our Lives' Deimos got off to a bit of a slow start, but portrayer Vincent Irizarry shares that his material is quite an intense and "crazy" roller coaster from here on out.
April 7, 2016
Days of our Lives' Jordi Vilasuso (Dario Hernandez) opens up about The Invitation, his sinister new film that is guaranteed to have you whimpering for mommy.
April 19, 2016
General Hospital star Laura Wright has confirmed that she and her husband of more than 20 years have separated.
April 20, 2016
Fan favorite CBS Daytime alum Tom Pelphrey (ex-Jonathan Randall, Guiding Light; ex-Mick Dante) has landed a role on Netflix's upcoming superhero series, Iron Fist.
May 13, 2016
A double blow has occurred for fans of Guiding Light alum Hayden Panettiere (ex-Lizzie Spaulding): ABC has cancelled her series, Nashville, and the actress announced she's returning to treatment for postpartum depression.
May 19, 2016
The Bold and the Beautiful's Jacob Young (Rick Forrester) and Karla Mosley (Maya Avant) are the latest soap stars to create some Not Safe For Daytime laughs with a fun Whisper Challenge.
May 23, 2016
Days of our Lives' Vincent Irizarry (Deimos Kiriakis) opens up about the "nerve-wracking" experience of playing the piano for the NBC soap.
June 23, 2016
What does it really take to be successful in love, life, and career? Stars from General Hospital, The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful, and Days of our Lives sound off, and many of their answers are quite beautiful.
July 15, 2016
Days of our Lives' Jordi Vilasuso (Dario Hernandez) and his wife, Kaitlin Riley, are the proud parents of a new baby girl.
July 19, 2016
Former Guiding Light star Taye Diggs (ex-Adrian 'Sugar' Hill) is heading to the primetime hit Empire in what's being described as a very Barack Obama-like role.
July 28, 2016
Former Guiding Light star Grant Aleksander (ex-Phillip Spaulding) has taken to social media with an update about whether or not he's truly heading to Days of our Lives.
August 2, 2014
Queens of Drama, the docu-reality series featuring soap stars like General Hospital's Vanessa Marcil (ex-Brenda Barrett) and Donna Mills (ex-Madeline Reeves), has been cancelled.
August 9, 2016
Add the suspenseful drama SINs to your list of must-watch upcoming series, because both General Hospital's Rick Hearst (ex-Ric Lansing; ex-Whip Jones, The Bold and the Beautiful) and Nathan Parsons (ex-Ethan Lovett) have joined the cast.
August 11, 2016
Think soap opera characters cheat way more than your average person? A new study shows you might want to think again.
August 23, 2016
The latest episode of General Hospital star Michelle Stafford's (Nina Clay) vodcast, Single Mom A Go Go, features daytime veteran Kassie DePaiva (ex-Eve Donovan, Days of our Lives; ex-Blair Cramer, One Life to Live; ex-Chelsea Reardon, Guiding Light).
August 24, 2016
General Hospital's Emme Rylan (Lulu Spencer) is recovering after an at-home accident left her with a broken nose.
September 22, 2016
CBS Daytime has pulled in more viewers than any other daytime lineup for the past three decades.
September 24, 2016
Nashville has added former Guiding Light star Murray Bartlett (ex-Cyrus Foley) as a recurring character to season five.
September 26, 2016
Former All My Children star Vincent Irizarry (ex-David Hayward) shares an emotional tribute to the series on the fifth anniversary of its final ABC episode.
September 28, 2016
Agnes Nixon, beloved creator of All My Children and One Life to Live, has passed away at the age of 93.
September 28, 2016
AMC and OLTL creator Agnes Nixon left a lasting impression on the daytime community, shared through social media posts and touching tributes.
September 29, 2016
CBS Daytime is treating fans to fun crossover episodes of all their shows and a special daytime exhibit at the Paley Center for Media.
September 29, 2016
A very special episode of The Talk will feature stars from soap operas past and present, including Guiding Light and As the World Turns.
September 29, 2016
Former daytime star Larkin Malloy has died. The actor is best known for playing All My Children's Travis Montgomery.
October 12, 2016
Soap opera veteran Patricia Barry (DAYS, AMC, and GL) has passed away at the age of 93.
October 17, 2016
Days of our Lives has cast The Bold and the Beautiful and General Hospital alum Kurt Caceres as Guillermo, Blanca's sexy ex beau.
October 19, 2016
Longtime soap opera star Anthony Addabbo (ex-Rush/Jonny, B&B; ex-Jim, GL; ex-Jeff, Dallas; ex-Jason, Generations) has passed away.
October 21, 2016
Soap opera alum Rick Hearst (ex-Ric Lansing, General Hospital) is joining Vanessa Williams on the buzzed-about series Daytime Divas
October 21, 2016
Daniel Cosgrove is once again exiting his role as Days of our Lives' Aiden, but fans can catch him in the heartwarming new series Project Dad
October 28, 2016
Days of our Lives' Daniel Cosgrove (Aiden Jennings) opens up about leaving Salem and taking on the fun new reality series Project Dad.
November 7, 2016
Daytime fans are incensed over The Simpsons being improperly declared as the longest-running scripted program in TV history.
November 11, 2016
Nine-time Emmy-winning soap opera scribe Claire Labine has passed away at the age of 82.
December 3, 2016
You won't want to miss All My Children alum Carrie Genzel (ex-Skye Chandler) and Guiding Light alum Laura Bell Bundy (ex-Marah Lewis) go head to head in the new holiday flick Season's Greetings.
December 6, 2016
Find yourself taking flack for loving soap operas? This Ted Talks video gives four important life lessons from daytime that you can throw in critics' faces.
December 19, 2016
There's a baby on board for General Hospital's Emme Rylan (Lulu Spencer), and you won't want to miss this adorable video in which shares the good news with her boys.
December 20, 2016
Curious about what soap stars munch on between meals? From doughnuts to applesauce, here are some daytime stars' favorite snacks.
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