Michael Maloney

If there's a story breaking in the soap world, Michael Maloney's usually on top of it. He wrote The Young and Restless Life of William J. Bell. He's a TCA member and has appeared on The Talk and Soap Box with Lilly & Martha yakking about the suds.

Articles byMichael Maloney

Daytime Emmys Snubs & Surprises: Melody Thomas Scott, ‘The Talk’ Hosts & More

Paul Telfer in 2022

‘Days’ Hunk Paul Telfer Talks Posing for ‘Playgirl,’ the Evolution of Xarah, & the Late Bill Hayes

Tanner Novlan as Dr. John Finnegan — 'The Bold and the Beautiful'

‘The Bold and the Beautiful’: Tanner Novlan Talks Sheila’s Death & Loving Steffy

Jane Lynch — 'Weakest Link' - Season 3

Jane Lynch Brings a Touch of Sue Sylvester to ‘Weakest Link,’ Plus Would She Do a Soap?

Galen Gering, Lindsay Arnold — 'Days of Our Lives' on 'Weakest Link'

‘Days of our Lives’ Stars Compete Against Each Other: Who’s the ‘Weakest Link’?

Melyssa Ford, Kym Johnson Herjavec, and Denise Richards — 'Hunting Housewives'

‘DWTS’ OG Pro Kym Johnson-Herjavec: ‘Hunting Housewives’ Is ‘Real Housewives’ Meets ‘Survivor’

Danica McKellar and Trevor Donovan at the 31st Annual MovieGuide Awards Gala

Trevor Donovan & Danica McKellar on Returning to ‘DWTS’ & Hosting MovieGuide Awards

Maia Mitchell and Cierra Ramirez — 'Good Trouble'

‘Good Trouble’ EP Says Show Ending ‘Certainly Wasn’t Our Decision,’ Plus Could There Be a Spinoff?

The Cast of 'Young Sheldon'

‘Young Sheldon’: Lance Barber Has Always Been ‘Emotionally Prepared’ for George Sr.’s Death

Melissa Rauch as Abby Stone, Marsha Warfield as Roz, John Larroquette as Dan Fielding — 'Night Court' Season 2 Premiere

‘Night Court’: Scoop on Roz’s Next Guest Spot, Plus Other OG Characters Appearing

Quinta Brunson of 'Abbott Elementary' at the 2024 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour

‘Abbott Elementary’: Is Manny a Love Interest for Janine? Quinta Brunson Weighs In

2024 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour/Warner Bros. Television Group Studio Day, Burbank, California, USA - Feb, 13 2024. “BobHeartsAbishola” Panel

Billy Gardell Talks ‘Bob Hearts Abishola’ Finale, Weight Loss & Off-Screen Friendship With Fọlákẹ́ Olówófôyekù

Jennifer Gareis, John McCook on 'The Bold and the Beautiful'

‘The Bold and the Beautiful’: John McCook & Jennifer Gareis on Eric and Donna’s Wedding & His Health

Lynn Herring as Lucy Coe on 'General Hospital'

Lynn Herring on ‘General Hospital’ Tribute to Jacklyn Zeman’s Bobbie Spencer: ‘We’re Reliving the Pain’

Emma Samms in 'General Hospital'

Emma Samms on 60 Years of ‘General Hospital’ & Why Calling Soaps a ‘Training Ground’ Is Insulting

Kristos Andrews in 'The Bay'

‘The Bay’ Travels to Italy for Steamy 2-Parter With Kristos Andrews & Mike Manning (VIDEO)

Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes of 'Days of Our Lives'

‘Days of our Lives’: Susan Seaforth Hayes on Why This Christmas Is ‘Extremely Sentimental’

Michael Damian and Lauralee Bell in 'The Young and the Restless'

Lauralee Bell Previews ‘Y&R’ Holiday Episode: Will Phyllis Ruin Christine’s Reunion With Danny?

Cynthia Watros and Maurice Benard in 'General Hospital'

‘General Hospital’ Writers Tease Major Reveal in the Holiday Episodes

Ashley Jones in 'The Bold and the Beautiful'

Is Eric Dying on ‘Bold and the Beautiful’? Ashley Jones on Returning for Her TV Dad’s Possible Swan Song

Susan Lucci

Susan Lucci on Receiving Daytime Emmys’ Lifetime Achievement Award & If She’d Return to Soaps

Thorsten Kaye in 'The Bold and the Beautiful'

‘The Bold and the Beautiful’: Is Thorsten Kaye’s Ridge Forrester About to Become Family Patriarch?

Daniella Karagach, Jason Mraz, Alfonso Ribeiro, Julianne Hough, Xochitl Gomez, and Val Chmerkovskiy — Dancing With the Stars'
Spoiler Alert

‘DWTS’: Xochitl Gomez & Val Chmerkovskiy on Winning the First Len Goodman Mirrorball

TV Insider interview with Brie and Nikki Garcia

‘Twin Love’: Brie & Nikki Garcia on What Shocked Them About Dating Show’s Contestants (VIDEO)

Rena Sofer and Ellen Travolta in 'General Hospital'

‘General Hospital’: Rena Sofer & Ellen Travolta on Reuniting and Mother-Daughter Dynamic

Ariana Madix, Pasha Pashkov, Daniella Karagach, Jason Mraz, Xochitl Gomez, Val Chmerkovskiy, Charity Lawson, Artem Chigvintsev, Alyson Hannigan, and Sasha Farber — 'Dancing With the Stars'

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Finalists on Semifinals Elimination Shocker & Why It Happened

Arianne Zucker of 'Days of Our Lives'

‘Days of Our Lives’: Arianne Zucker Talks Return of Baby-Switch Storyline

Melody Thomas Scott of 'The Young and the Restless

‘The Young and the Restless’ Star Melody Thomas Scott Previews Nikki’s Ongoing Fight to Escape Claire

Rylee Arnold and Harry Jowsey on 'Dancing With the Stars'

Did ‘Swifties’ Play a Role in Harry Jowsey’s ‘DWTS’ Exit? Either Way, He’s Going to ‘Shake It Off’

Judith Chapman of 'The Young and the Restless'

Calling Gloria! Judith Chapman Returns to ‘Young and the Restless’ Just in Time for Thanksgiving

Scott Wolf and Lacey Chabert in 'A Merry Scottish Christmas'

Scott Wolf Talks ‘A Merry Scottish Christmas’ With ‘Party of Five’ Sister Lacey Chabert

Barry Williams and Peta Murgatroyd on 'Dancing With the Stars'

Barry Williams, Who Left ‘DWTS’ in a Blaze of Glory, Says Being on the Show ‘Meant A Lot’

Paula Abdul on 'Dancing With the Stars'

‘DWTS’: Paula Abdul Explains Why She Scored Higher Than the Other Judges Did

Harry Jowey on 'Dancing With the Stars' and Estelle Getty for 'The Golden Girls'

‘DWTS’: Did Bruno Tonioli’s ‘Golden Girls’ Remark Go Over Harry Jowsey’s Head?

Ashley Jones

‘The Bold and the Beautiful’: Ashley Jones & Winsor Harmon Return to CBS Show

Emma Slater and Mauricio Umansky on 'Dancing With the Stars'

‘Dancing With the Stars’: Mauricio Umansky & Emma Slater Open up About Shocking Elimination

'Dancing With the Stars' Len Goodman Tribute

‘Dancing With the Stars’: OG Pros Speak Out on Changes to the Show & Returning for More

Barry Williams and Alyson Hannigan — 'Dancing With the Stars'

‘DWTS’: Barry Williams & Alyson Hannigan Speak Out After Len Goodman Tribute Night

Tracey Bregman, Kate Linder, and Thorsten Kaye in 'The Bold and the Beautiful'

‘Y&R’ Stars Tracey Bregman & Kate Linder Cross Over to ‘Bold and the Beautiful’ for Fashion Showdown

Edyta Sliwinska and Louis Van Amstel — 'Dancing With the Stars'

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Pays Tribute to Len Goodman — OG Pros Edyta Śliwińska & Louis van Amstel Preview

Lele Pons, Brandon Armstrong, Adrian Peterson, and Britt Stewart — 'Dancing With the Stars'

‘Dancing With the Stars’: Brandon Armstrong Talks Being in Jeopardy, Disney Night Elimination

Tyson Beckford and Jenna Johnson in 'Dancing With the Stars'

Tyson Beckford on ‘DWTS’ Exit: ‘Nothing the Judges Said Could Have Killed My Smile’

Lynn Herring in 'General Hospital'

‘General Hospital’: Will Lucy Choose Her Friends or Money? Lynn Herring Weighs In

Akbar Gbajabiamila, Amanda Kloots, Sheryl Underwood, Jerry O’Connell and Natalie Morales — 'The Talk'

How Will ‘The Talk’ Change in Season 14 With New Executive Producer?

Susan Walters and Peter Bergman in 'The Young and the Restless'

‘The Young and the Restless’: Susan Walters on Why Diane Is Doubly Glad to Be Mrs. Jack Abbott

Barry Williams and Peta Murgatroyd on Dancing With The Stars

Will Barry Williams Dance to More ‘Brady Bunch’ Songs on ‘Dancing With the Stars’?

Hayley Erin for 'The Young and the Restless'

‘The Young and the Restless’: Hayley Erin on Returning in a New, ‘More Serious’ Role

Cheryl Burke

Cheryl Burke Talks Giving ‘DWTS’ Closure With Podcast & Being ‘Hurt’ to Not Be Part of Show Now

John McCook and Thorsten Kaye in 'The Bold and the Beautiful'

‘The Bold and the Beautiful’: John McCook & Thorsten Kaye Dissect Battle for Control of Forrester Creations

Suzanne Rogers of 'Days of Our Lives'

‘Days of our Lives’: Suzanne Rogers on Being Killed Off (& Returning) and More in Her 50 Years on Soap

Martha Madison

‘Days of our Lives’: Why Martha Madison Chose to Leave Instead of Being a ‘Peripheral Character’

Peter Bergman and Susan Walters for 'The Young and the Restless'

Will Jack & Diane Getting Married on ‘Young and the Restless’ Change How Abbotts Feel About her?

Kirsten Vangsness and Aisha Tyler at the Actors and Writers Strike

‘Criminal Minds’ Stars Kirsten Vangsness & Aisha Tyler on Actors & Writers Strikes: ‘People’s Livelihoods Are At Stake’

Greg Rikaart for 'The Young and the Restless'

Greg Rikaart Celebrates 20 Years of Being on Daytime TV & His ‘Y&R’ and ‘DAYS’ Roles 

Kym Douglas

Kym Douglas on Appearing on ‘Young and the Restless’ to Honor Late Husband Jerry Douglas

Katherine Kelly Lang in 'The Bold and the Beautiful'

‘The Bold and the Beautiful’: Katherine Kelly Lang Talks Brooke/Taylor Split & Andrea Bocelli’s Guest Spot

The Race of His Life

John Wesley Shipp Looks Back on ‘The Flash’ & Barry/Henry Scene That Brought All the Feels

Peta Murgatroyd on 'Dancing With the Stars' - Season 28

Peta Murgatroyd on Making Sure Stars Have Great ‘DWTS’ Experience, Season 32 & (Maybe) Doing A Reality Show

Derek Hough in 'Dancing With the Stars'

Derek Hough Talks ‘DWTS’ Changes, Julianne Hough as Co-Host, His Wedding Dance & More

Linden Ashby at 'The Young and the Restless' 50th Anniversary Celebration

‘Young & the Restless’: Linden Ashby Talks Cameron’s Return & Not Wanting Him Redeemed

Jacqueline MacInnes Wood in 'The Bold and the Beautiful'

‘The Bold and the Beautiful’: Jacqueline MacInnes Wood Reflects on Steffy for Episode 9,000

Victoria Grace at 'Days of our Lives' Event

‘Days of Our Lives’: Victoria Grace Explains Why Wendy Is Torn Between Johnny & Tripp

Jacklyn Zeman and Mary Beth Evans in 'The Bay'

‘The Bay’ First Look: New Trailer Features Your Favorite Soap Stars (VIDEO)

The best moments from 'General Hospital'

10 Unforgettable ‘General Hospital’ Moments From the Past 60 Years

Yvette Nicole Brown and Sonya Eddy

Yvette Nicole Brown Says ‘General Hospital’ Found ‘Perfect Way’ to Honor Sonya Eddy

Patty Weaver and Michael Damian for 'The Young and the Restless'

Patty Weaver on Her ‘Young & the Restless’ Return, Why Networks Should ‘Stick With Soaps’