CBS announced Wednesday that it has renewed its long-running soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful for two more years, setting a run through the 2023-24 broadcast season. The network also announced a celebration of the program’s 35th anniversary for March 23.
The Bold and the Beautiful, which has been back in production for more than two weeks, has set a date for its return on the air with all-new episodes, taped during the pandemic. The CBS soap will be back to originals on July 20.
The CBS serial The Bold and the Beautiful is among the first TV series to resume taping after an industry-wide production shutdown in March. It’s relying on health advisers and coronavirus safeguards to bring cast and crew members together.
Production on the long-running CBS soap The Bold and the Beautiful has been “paused” after just one day back on set. The show returned to production Wednesday in Television City Studios, however, production has been halted to “better accommodate the large volume of testing needed,” according to a spokesperson for the show’s producer Bell-Phillip Television.
CBS’s The Bold And The Beautiful is the first U.S. broadcast series — and possibly the first scripted series on American soil — to return to production on stage. The daytime drama will resume filming its current season on Wednesday, June 17, at Television City in Los Angeles.
CBS has handed a two-year renewal to venerable daytime drama The Bold and the Beautiful through the 2021-22 broadcast season. Now in its 33rd year, the afternoon series routinely wins its time period and averages over 3.2 million viewers every day.
The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful will air their last original, pre COVID-19 shutdown episodes this week — Thursday, April, 23, specifically. So, bginning Monday, April 27, the network will dip into Y&R and B&B‘s collective 80-year library and present memorable theme weeks.
CBS daytime dramas are the latest TV series impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. In the face of a fast-escalating health crisis and new restrictions by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti aimed at slowing the epidemic, The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful are stopping production. The shutdown is effective Tuesday, March 17, as both series are dark on Mondays. Currently, filming is suspended for the next two weeks.
After more than 8,100 episodes and 32 years on the air, The Bold and the Beautiful finally snared first place in the key soap opera demographic. The CBS daytimer hit a 0.9 among women 25-54, beating longtime No. 1 and sister show The Young and the Restless’ 0.8. In actually sheer audience, that’s 530,000 for B&B to 507,0000 for Y&R.
The network has renewed all five of its daytime shows — soaps The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful and game shows The Price Is Right and Let’s Make a Deal along with The Talk — for 2019-20. The lineup collectively earned 56 Daytime Emmy nominations and is set to be the most-watched network daytime slate for the 32nd straight year.
PARIS (AP) — It’s a soap opera about fashion, glamour, romance and heartbreak – so, rather fittingly, the “The Bold and the Beautiful” has gone to Paris. The U.S. TV series is filming several episodes in front of the Eiffel Tower this week to celebrate 25 years of being broadcast in France. The series – […]
The 38th annual Daytime Emmys ceremony that aired live Sunday on CBS from the Las Vegas Hilton was a bittersweet affair. Joining ABC’s All My Children and One Life to Live on their way out were talk show host Regis Philbin, Today personality Meredith Vieira and daytime queen Oprah Winfrey, who wasn’t present for a tribute to her recently concluded 25 years on the air.