Actor Eric Braeden is celebrating four decades of portraying Victor on The Young and the Restless. Simultaneously his character is being honored for 50 years at the company that bares his name, Newman Enterprises. There will soon be a celebration of the accomplishments of the most powerful man in Genoa City who has an impressive legacy. Victor has been there and done that related to many issues and challenges during his 50 years as a self made man. Even so, there may be a few details that long time viewers might have forgotten about and that new fans are not aware of. Here are 10 nuggets of truth about this unique beloved character to ponder during this, his hour.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words and this recent selfie that Daniel Goddard took of himself and Eric Braeden speaks volumes. Goddard congratulated his former co-star on four decades of portraying Victor Newman and said he wishes he could be there. What a bittersweet moment that shows the disparity of working on daytime television. Goddard was fired after 14 years in Genoa City and Braeden is celebrating 40 years on the CBS daytime drama. The man who portrayed Cane Ashby did not get the chance to be a part of the soap opera for that long. He was abruptly fired and continues to be shell shocked by the decision. As Victor is preparing for a 50th anniversary bash at Newman Enterprises, Cane is allegedly off in parts unknown, searching for his father who made off with Devon's inheritance.
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General Hospital fans are divided over the fate of the marriage between the Cassadine prince and the mob princess. This couple is complicated and basically like oil and water. Last week in Port Charles, Ava told Nina that she and Nikolas had an agreement that nether of them would commit adultery. She added that there would be no sex inside or outside of the marriage and Nina was stunned. Right now the Cassadine prince and his new bride are acting as if they loathe each other, but they once had a strong connection. Underneath the quest for power and revenge there is probably deep passion burning. There is an old saying that there is a thin line between love and hate. Ava and Nikolas will probably soon cross that line. They may play it off as just sex, but the more they live together, the deeper their feelings may grow, if they don’t kill each other first.
'Psych" is a detective comedy-drama created by Steve Franks that was broadcast on the USA Network from 2006-2013. The program had the highest rated basic cable television premiere in the United States. Psych reruns are in syndication on ION Television. James Roday portrays Shawn Spencer, whose "heightened observational skills and impressive eidetic memory” convinces people that he solves cases with psychic abilities. He became a crime consultant for the Santa Barbara Police Department along with his reluctant but highly intelligent partner/best friend from childhood Burton “ Gus” Guster(Dulé Hill). Corbin Bernsen portrays Shawn's father, Henry, a Santa Barbara Police Officer turned consultant. Today and Hill decided to end the show after eight years while it was still on the top.